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Harris Sophocleous

Madison, WI 53718-2936

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Confused by my results? Trainers please weigh in?

12 Answers | Asked by s brown on Sep 29, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 29, 2013

Hi, I guess your trainer didn't measure your body fat % before you started your class, since you haven't mentioned it. It looks like you are doing everything right and you are in a positive direction. I wouldn't worry too much about the body weight, but instead pay more attention to all of the ot...

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Hello, how do you mobile trainers keep client records safe while on the road?

5 Answers | Asked by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Sep 28, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 28, 2013

Hi Natalie, I'm old school when it comes to many things :-). In a few words, I keep all of my clients' information in my laptop (which always stays home when I go to train clients), I have all of my clients' cell numbers in phone (no other information) in case I need to get in contact with them a...

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Is NCCA accreditation accepted in the UK?

2 Answers | Asked by Jason Larh on Jan 14, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 27, 2013

Hi Jason, Joanne is correct about ACE being the only US credentials recognized by the EHFA. Also the UKSCA has many members who are CSCS certified: http://www.uksca.org.uk/uksca/common/about.asp?txtID=board Best, Harris

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How important is an NCCA accreditation?

5 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 27, 2013

In my opinion, it's very important when someone is looking to hire a trainer that holds some type of a certification. Our industry offers a variety of certifications, so an NCCA accreditation serves as the starting point when someone is looking either to get certified or for a certified professional...

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Appropriate networking with other health related professionals.

7 Answers | Asked by Paul D Bradley on Sep 27, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 27, 2013

Hi Paul, I agree with Jocelyn. I like to refer business to people/businesses I have either worked with or know people who have. It's very important to work with others who are doing a good job, are reliable and deliver results. I refer to business or people who have the same work ethic, reputatio...

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What's the cheapest NCCA accredited personal training certification?

6 Answers | Asked by Curt Fuqua on Sep 26, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 26, 2013

Choose one that will give you the most options as far as job opportunities goes. Also, choose an organization that will help you with the type of clients you are looking to work with. Kai mentioned a couple, but do your research and if you are going to spend your money on a certification, then make...

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Do you participate in the session with your Group Training clients?

7 Answers | Asked by Amanda Cremonini on Sep 26, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 26, 2013

Depending on the class I like to participate in some of them, especially when there are long runs involved. I like to run along my participants for 2 reasons: to motivate and also to make sure they know where they going and no one get hurt. With some of my outdoor classes we cover a lot of a ground ...

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What should we do in kidney failure condition?

5 Answers | Asked by miller huna on Sep 26, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 26, 2013

I'm with Jocelyn...refer to a physician.

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How much does a weight loss boot camp cost?

4 Answers | Asked by Adham Adassy on Sep 26, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 26, 2013

Hi Adham, It depends on a few factors such as: -Type of boot camp -Number of participants -Location -Number of sessions -Your budget The price can range from $5-$30 per person/per session or for some boot camps you could pay a monthly fee and go as many times as you like. I hope thi...

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i teach a mix it up class, any ideas for a themed class. iver rides but always for fresh and fun ideas. thanks

4 Answers | Asked by april conard on Sep 24, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 25, 2013

Unless you already doing something similar, once every few workouts meet at a place where there is either sand, hills, stairs or water and have them do runs on that surface. Get them out of their element and make them experience something different :-)! No equipment needed...

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