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Harris Sophocleous

Big Bend, WI 53103

Questions Answered by Harris

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fitness challenge-on-line or together

5 Answers | Asked by patricia provencher on Sep 16, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 17, 2013

Hi Patricia, Have you heard of tribesports (http://tribesports.com/challenges)? You might get some good ideas from there and use it for your online challenges. I hope this helps. Best, Harris

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When do you do your own workouts, and how do you fit them in around clients?

25 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

I always make time for my workouts because it's essential part of my life. Not all of my clients are in the same shape as me, so it's hard to get the intensity I need in order to keep myself fit and ready for my races. I usually try to devote at least 30 minutes of quality training for myself each d...

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How do you stay motivated to get your own workouts done, when you are training all day long?

21 Answers | Asked by Tony Cress on Jul 26, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

I have my own goals to accomplish, such as races I want to do. Training with clients it's a good way to stay active, but I need to do workouts on my own as well if I want to do well. My training regiment is different from the those I have my clients do, so the choice is an easy one. If I have a clie...

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How do you motivate someone to workout, when you're not training them?

11 Answers | Asked by Lisa Kucharski on Jun 22, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

It depends the client, but usually I encourage them to sign up for an event (a race of their choice). Having such a goal, is good enough for them to keep on working out when they are alone, because now they have a mission to accomplish.

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Sample workout of someone on prednisone

5 Answers | Asked by Valerie Carter on Sep 16, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

I'm with Karin on this one.

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What motivates people to exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Apr 25, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

There are as many reasons as people training out there. Few of those are: Goal oriented Necessity Peer pressure Family Participation in a race or other athletic events Curiosity (try different types of training styles) Health issues (obesity, etc.) The feeling they(military personnel, poli...

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Should We Train People in Pain?

14 Answers | Asked by Kurt Gillon on Feb 07, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

I agree with you. I always make sure my clients are pain free before any of their workouts, because the last thing I want for them is to start training them and not knowing they have some type of injury or other issues. If they tell me that they have some type of pain, I have to make a quick assessm...

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With so few people wanting to compete as bodybuilders why do so many people train like them?

24 Answers | Asked by Spencer Aiken on Aug 29, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

More people today are engaged in training which involves full body movements. Crossfit and other similar type of training styles are replacing the old school of thought of bodybuilding. An increasing number of people are trying to compete in many events such as obstacle races and triathlons instead...

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How many times a week should an individual exercise?

13 Answers | Asked by Shelly Hernandez on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

This depends on the individual and the goals he/she is trying to accomplish.

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How many clients should a new trainer take on?

7 Answers | Asked by Callie Leasure on Sep 15, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 16, 2013

Hi Callie, There is no right answer to this one. It all depends on your availability and how comfortable you are with training various types of clients. You are in this business to make money, so I think the more clients you can handle the better for your income. Everyone has a breaking point (bu...

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