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Harris Sophocleous

Garland, TX 75040

Questions Answered by Harris

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Functional Anatomy

4 Answers | Asked by Lee chong on Mar 20, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 20, 2017

I agree with Christine.

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Is this a valid studio policy for personal trainers/independent contractors?

7 Answers | Asked by Cindy Hui on Mar 19, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 20, 2017

It is if you sign it. Every owner has the right to run his/her business according to his/her choice no matter how crazy it looks or sounds to you (as long as it not unlawful of harmful to all parties involved). If it's in your contract then you either have to honor it or leave.

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Tips to increase metabolism?

6 Answers | Asked by Evah Linear on Mar 15, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 17, 2017

The only ways I know that have effect on metabolism (unless there is a medical condition in existence) are: -Diet -Proper training regiment -Combination of the above

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Loose Skin?

5 Answers | Asked by Anastasia Juliette on Mar 06, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 13, 2017

Usually losing 50 lbs should not affect your skin tightness, but it all depends on your genetics. Just wait and see how your body will look after the weight loss and then you can evaluate your situation. Good luck!

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Studio owners - can you perform drug testing on 1099 contractors?

5 Answers | Asked by Meredith Nelson on Mar 11, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 13, 2017

This is a question for your business lawyer. Usually you cannot ask an independent contractor to take a drug test.

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Elliptical trainer and tight hip flexors

4 Answers | Asked by Fran Johnson on Mar 12, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 13, 2017

Yes as long as you address all these issues first.

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Would you be interested in building your own brand and being your own boss in a facility designed exclusively for trainers?

4 Answers | Asked by Cathy Serif on Mar 12, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 13, 2017

Yes, but it depends on the type of training I like to offer. Functional equipment are always a must and then some extra free weights would be enough for the type of training I offer.

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exercises guidelines for pregnancy?

5 Answers | Asked by Felipe Carlos Jurado on Mar 13, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 13, 2017

I would also make sure she has medical clearance to workout. The intensity and the type of training program it depends on her fitness level and other existing limitations (if present). Usually lower impact movements as well as lower HR intensity should be some of the things you need to keep in mind....

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How to deal with an rather pessimistic client?

9 Answers | Asked by Jeremy Mulcahy-Hill on Feb 24, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Feb 27, 2017

I agree with Karin. This person is never going to be happy no matter what you do or offer him, so it's best to let him go. And if you try to give him suggestions of other places he might blame you again if things don't workout for him.

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cscs

3 Answers | Asked by STEPHANIE IPPOLITO on Feb 08, 2017

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Feb 11, 2017

It's a great certification to have especially if you want to work with athletes.

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