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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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What type of meal plan would you recommend for a client that is doing a moderate intensity cleanse?

6 Answers | Asked by Heather Muysken on Oct 24, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 10, 2013

In my opinion, I don't believe a cleanse is the answer to bad eating choices and habits. I also don't believe it works and it's nothing more than a marketing strategy to make people buy into this type of quick 'fix' and make them feel better about them selves. A visit with a registered dietitian wou...

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I was certified in 2008 but let it expire can I take the online exam and be certified for water aerobics?

1 Answer | Asked by User on Jul 09, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 09, 2013

The best way to go about this is to contact the organization which you are seeking to get recertified and get the information you need. Best, Harris

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What is the best resource to get information on training a client in a wheelchair?

2 Answers | Asked by John Arenas on Jul 08, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 09, 2013

Hi John, There is a lot of information online, but here are some links which might help you with your search: http://www.disabled-world.com/fitness/exercise/wheelchair-exercises.php http://www.helpguide.org/life/workouts_exercise_overweight_disabled.htm http://www.mobility-advisor.com/wh...

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best way to structure group core training

3 Answers | Asked by Terri Reed on Jul 08, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 09, 2013

Hi Terri, It depend on a number of factors. Here are 3 factors I keep in mind when I design my circuits: -Age of the participants -Fitness level -Level of intensity I want to establish for the class -Participant's fitness goals (for example there is a difference between a tactical op...

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Tips for putting together meal plans for your clients? How in depth do you go with it?

7 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jul 08, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 08, 2013

Hi Melissa, I don't give out meal plans either, but I work with local registered dietitians who put meal plans together. I may give some general information to my clients as to what to eat, but nothing more. Like Karin said, unless you have the training to do so, I wouldn't go to deep in this sub...

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CPR course online

6 Answers | Asked by Monique Gaymer-Jones on Jul 05, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 08, 2013

Even if you are familiar with CPR or AED my choice would be to do it in-person simply because of the hands-on training and exercises, whereas if you do it online you might not have that opportunity.

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Heart murmur fitness health and fitness considerations/precautions

4 Answers | Asked by Maritza Molina on Jul 06, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 08, 2013

Hi Maritza, I have not worked with client similar to yours, but because each case can be unique I would go by the doctor's recommendations. Best, Harris

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What steps should one take to become independent contractor personal trainer?

5 Answers | Asked by Fuad Conteh on Jul 06, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 08, 2013

Hi Fuad, In addition to the other comments, I would suggest that you should consider train clients away from gyms or studios. Maybe invest some of your income to buy a couple of equipment (TRX, kettlebells, bands, medicine balls, etc.) and then meet our clients at their own location/home/office. ...

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Do you need a special certification to host bootcamp classes?

5 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jul 03, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 05, 2013

Hi Melissa, I agree with Susan and Natalie.

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I'm a physiotherapist and now I'm working in fitness industry. I would like to ask about certification in fitness field

7 Answers | Asked by km monika sing on Jul 04, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 04, 2013

Hi Monika, I would definitely get certified. If you wish to get into this type of training, a certification other than your Physical Therapist will be required. Is there any specific type of clients or population which you are looking to work with (athletes, kids, seniors, groups, 1-on-1, etc....

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