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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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Do you design Nutrition Programs for your clients? If so what programs do you use or recommend?

19 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 12, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 19, 2013

I can give them some basics, but for a more detailed plan I refer them to a registered dietitian.

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Program Design. Evolving vs. Structured for regular clients.

11 Answers | Asked by Yves Lavoie on May 17, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 19, 2013

Hi Yves, My workouts are always evolving. Depending on the client's needs and goals as well the time they have available, I'll design a program that it will constantly change and evolve. I'll throw new variables in their training (tires, kettlebells, ropes, etc.) and also change the terrain where...

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Hi. I was wondering whether in the UK it is required to have insurance to teach kickboxing? Thanks in advance

1 Answer | Asked by Huseyin Mutluay on Aug 16, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 18, 2013

Hi Huseyin, I'm not familiar with the laws in UK regarding this issue, but maybe you can contact a someone who offers similar services as you do or call the appropriate department that handles matters such this one. Below I have included a couple of links that might be helpful to you: http://w...

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I am new to teaching circuit classes and need ideas on how to make it flow. 45 min class, max. 15 people. Thx!

7 Answers | Asked by Christine Hall on Aug 16, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 16, 2013

Hi Christine, It all comes down to the fitness level of your participants. One minute might be to long for a beginners class but not for an advanced level. As to the format of the exercises, there is really no best way to ago about it. You can manipulate the sequence and types of exercises anyway...

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should you list your personal training rates on your site?

12 Answers | Asked by Yasir A. on Aug 16, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 16, 2013

Hi Yasir, I always post my rates on my site because I want people to know upfront if they can afford my services or not. There is no point going forward and spending time explaining my services to someone who will not be able to pay what I'm asking for. Plus, if you are not comfortable asking peo...

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Anyone have tips or suggestions for website company

7 Answers | Asked by Misty Spivey on Aug 15, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 15, 2013

Hi Misty, I used Moonfruit (www.moonfruit.com). My wife set it up and it was so easy that she did two of them (one for her business as well). This was her first time building a website and she is no expert when it comes to that. I hope this helps. Best, Harris

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How do you handle missed sessions by one or two clients that are part of a small group training.

7 Answers | Asked by Mariu Garcia on Oct 04, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 14, 2013

Before my clients sign up for a small group training session package they all have to read and sign the policies in place. In the policies I state that if anyone misses a session they will be forfeiting that session and it cannot be made up in a later time. This way I keep things simple and fair for...

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What fitness certification is most recognized for employment in UAE?

3 Answers | Asked by Gopal Sridharan on Aug 14, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 14, 2013

Hi Gopal, I believe ACE, IFPA and ISSA are recognized in UAE: http://www.ifpa-fitness.com/ http://issamiddleeast.com/ Also, below is a link to a similar question to yours which was asked in the past: http://www.ideafit.com/answers/is-there-any-course-for-personal-trainer-... Best,...

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ACE or ACSM?

6 Answers | Asked by Gopal Sridharan on Aug 13, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 14, 2013

Hi Gopal, Both are great certifications. Below is an interesting link I found which you can go over and decide for yourself: http://www.acefitness.org/fitness-certifications/personal-trainer-certif... For what it's worth, I know some trainers in Greece who are ACE certified and they are ver...

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Does the V.A. have a silver sneakers plan

1 Answer | Asked by richard jancsi on Aug 13, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Aug 14, 2013

Hi Richard, Good question and the best answer here is to contact the VA to see if they cover these classes at the location you reside. Depending on the state you live in, I believe silver sneakers classes could be covered by Medicare/Medicaid. Each State has different options and by checking with...

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