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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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What is the most important aspect of achieving optimum fitness?

14 Answers | Asked by Billie G. Crawford on Feb 06, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 03, 2013

I believe having a clear goal and discipline are the most important factors when looking to achieve optimum fitness. Without them it will be very difficult to reach that level.

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What are the most important elements for someone who wants to be a High level Instructor and a good professional?

9 Answers | Asked by Dimitris Kandris on Jul 08, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 03, 2013

1. Lead from the front 2. Be able to coach others and pass the information 3. Be able to motivate others 4. Know what he/she is talking about 5. Looking for new ideas and have an open mind 6. Great listener

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when teaching small group training classes, 3-5 participants, who you are

6 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jul 02, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 02, 2013

Hi Melissa, If you are talking about boot camp style class, then I always perform the exercises right before I ask the participants to do them. Of course, if needed, you can always coach them through each exercise to make sure they are performing each one safely. Inevitably, someone will forget t...

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personal training rates

9 Answers | Asked by rachel farkas on Jun 28, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 02, 2013

There is no definite answer here because of all the factors others have already mentioned. The bottom line is how much you think you worth and how much money you need to earn in order to make a living.

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How do you stay active over the 4th? What are your favorite healthy 4th of July recipes and activities?

9 Answers | Asked by Jessica Cline on Jun 28, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 02, 2013

I will be doing my regular daily routine of 100 pull-ups/100 pushups/100 dips/run 4 miles. Then spend time with my wife and dog :-)!

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Metabolic training courses

4 Answers | Asked by Pete Emrick on Jun 11, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 30, 2013

Pete, Have you heard of Martin Rouney? Here is one more for you: http://www.trainingforwarriors.com/certifications/level-1/ Best, Harris

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Advice: taking over a Group Ex class

6 Answers | Asked by Cristin Sturchio on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 30, 2013

Hi Cristin, You already have some great suggestions here. All I would add is be yourself and keep in mind that your personality, teaching style and experience might actually bring in or back people who either didn't like the previous instructor or they would love to try something new. Once you st...

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What do you feel is the best overall nutrition plan for the average person trying to lose fat?

8 Answers | Asked by Jeremy Belter on Jun 30, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 30, 2013

Hi Jeremy, There is no best overall nutrition plan, simply because it depends on the type of training they do, their fitness goals (participating in a specific sport, lose weight, increase weight, increase muscle mass, train for a 5k, marathon, all kind of triathlons, etc.), medical conditions, a...

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How to find instructors for a new certified program?

3 Answers | Asked by Ethel Baumberg on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 27, 2013

Hi Ethel, IDEA fitness connect is a great way to contact other trainers. Along with Lisa's suggestions, I would also post the position on Craigslist, fitnessjobs.com, exercisejobs.com and indeed.com. I hope this helps. Best, Harris

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I want to get Group Fitness certification that is Intanationally realized , so what do I need and where to take the course pls?

2 Answers | Asked by Bich Co Hoang on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 27, 2013

I would also go with ACE. I know trainers/instructors in Greece who are ACE certified and they are happy with it. Best, Harris

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