Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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Bootcamp workout ideas? I program a 3 day a week bootcamp. My ideas are not limitless. What are your resources?

9 Answers | Asked by Lisa Ehrlich on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 06, 2016

Hi Lisa, I would also refer you to the link that Nancy has provided. In my opinion there is a difference between group-x and bootcamp classes and I think fitness instructors today approach these classes more as a group-x rather than a bootcamp. So you'll need to decide which option you want to go...

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How many times a week on average does a client see their personal trainer?

9 Answers | Asked by Jessica Sims on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 03, 2016

Usually 2-3x per week.

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Feedback or suggestions on commercial strength equipment?

5 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on May 31, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 01, 2016

Try these one: www.keiser.com They have some great equipment which yo can use for multiple functions. It all depends on your budget. I hope this helps.

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how you would you promote social justice, human rights and individual and social empowerment work with, kids,obese,and elderly?

4 Answers | Asked by Nate Himself on Jun 01, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 01, 2016

This question requires a different audience than what you'll find here. I agree with Nancy, this is a big question/subject to answer it here.

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How would you deal with a client who wants to lose 60 pounds in a couple of months because of upcoming wedding?

9 Answers | Asked by Fabian Ganji on Jun 01, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 01, 2016

It is not possible to lose 60 lbs in two months no matter what approach you will try and you will need to explain it to the client. All you can offer is to help this client achieve the best possible weight reduction and optimum fitness level within that time frame without putting his/her life in dan...

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about the cost of training

2 Answers | Asked by Marina Konstantinou on May 22, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 22, 2016

Hi Marina, Here is a link for you. Please see under "Program tuition and fees": http://www.basipilates.com/education/comprehensive/dance-specialization/ I hope this helps. Harris

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sir i,m in Pakistan can i do some fitness cources in canada?

2 Answers | Asked by Amir Mehmood on May 19, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 21, 2016

Hi Amir, Before you do anything, you should check first with the immigration laws in Canada to see what your options are. I'm not familiar with the Canadian immigration regulations so I can't give you any more information. Please keep in mind that it doesn't matter how many certifications you hav...

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What are your most successful gym marketing tactics?

5 Answers | Asked by Nick Curry on May 20, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 20, 2016

Here are a few things to consider: -Online marketing (Facebook, etc.) -Join networking groups in order to make connections that will help your business grow -Referral program -Free sessions to new clients -Better enrolment deals for new customers -Have a second open house where new people ca...

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How to handle a paying client who does not want to follow your workout.

5 Answers | Asked by Marie Winiarski on May 20, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 20, 2016

Well, this is not unusual. Each client has their own reasons why they hire a personal trainer. Your job is to educate them as much as you can and be the motivator they really need. If this client just wants a walking buddy then for now this is all you can provide for him. You can try incorporating a...

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mid back pain afther exercise. Cause by heavy breathing. Only hurts when I beath in. What to do?

5 Answers | Asked by Edwin Hernandez on May 20, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 20, 2016

Hi Edwin, It can be various reasons why this happens. The best thing to do here is to consult with a physician. Just for your information, I know a large number of people who do or have done CrossFit who complain about back pain. The fact that it also hurts while running (another high impact exer...

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