Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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What type of nutrition information can a personal trainer give with a basic personal training certification?

5 Answers | Asked by Lana Sanchez on Nov 09, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 09, 2015

Hi Lana, The trainer is pretty much correct. Personally I can talk about nutrition with my clients in a general and some educational level but I never give out plans or even write anything down on paper. Plus many of the clients today they can get a lot of information online and they also have ap...

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Do you have any suggestions on exercises I can do with a client that has a torn miniscus?

6 Answers | Asked by Christine Miller on Nov 04, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 07, 2015

I agree with the others.

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Do any of you offer meal prep for your clients and if yes, how do you go about it? Thanks!

5 Answers | Asked by Dawn Fleer on Nov 05, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 07, 2015

I keep it simple and very general. For more specific meal plans I refer them to dietitians.

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Pricing based on a training radius

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Nov 05, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 06, 2015

I charge a flat rate unless the client lives more than 15 miles away. Then I add an extra fee only because it requires more time and gas to get there.

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Will IDEA offer discounted health insurance for trainers and studio owners?

4 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Nov 04, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 05, 2015

Hi Natalie, He is referring to Health insurance, not liability insurance :-). Pete, the best way to go about this is to search the government marketplace for health insurance or contact a broker who specializes in Health insurance (a quick online search will also be very informational).

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Will IDEA offer discounted health insurance for trainers and studio owners?

4 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Nov 04, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 05, 2015

Good idea, but I don't see this happening. IDEA organization is not an employer so it will be very difficult to offer health insurance to its members (more likely impossible).

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Contracts

3 Answers | Asked by Nicole Duncan on Nov 04, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 04, 2015

Hi Nicole, Can you be more specific? Thanks.

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very much interested in getting a few of our aquatic fitness instructors certified, please call me 814-695-4467

3 Answers | Asked by leeann aurandt on Nov 03, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 03, 2015

My answer is similar as to your previous question.

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would like information to host a Aquatic fitness instructor training... live in central pa. 814-695-4467

2 Answers | Asked by leeann aurandt on Nov 03, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 03, 2015

Hi Leann, You might want to contact the organization that you are interested at directly. They will either direct you to one of their local instructors for more information or give you ideas as to how to host a certification event.

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What do find are the greatest challenges you face as a personal trainer?

8 Answers | Asked by Thomas Tenney on Nov 02, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 03, 2015

I'm not sure if there are any "outside" challenges because if you really want to succeed in this field you will need to keep improving as a trainer and a person. This means keep educating yourself and always be flexible with the changes around you. A great trainer is the one who can be a drill serge...

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