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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

Questions Answered by Harris Sophocleous

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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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How to get back into the industry after time off...

6 Answers | Asked by Paul Bradley on May 19, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 20, 2016

Hi Paul, I agree with most of the other responses. If the motivation is not there right now, it's ok. Like you said you are in a different phase in your life and training might not be on the top of your list (which is why you are not that eager to get back into it). In my opinion, I don't think a...

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membership benefits

7 Answers | Asked by Laura Corbin on May 16, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 17, 2016

I only get the IDEA Fitness Journal as part of my membership.

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personal trainors contract forms

2 Answers | Asked by MARSHA WILLIAMS on May 16, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 16, 2016

Here is a link: http://www.ideafit.com/personal-trainer-forms I hope this helps.

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What type of workout/diet would be the best to gain upper body strength and muscle mass?

4 Answers | Asked by Carlos Noriega Polo on May 14, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 14, 2016

Hi Carlos, When it comes to gaining weight (especially lean mass) there is no difference between upper and/or lower body approach. At your age having high metabolism is not unusual. Since I know nothing else about you, the best advice I can give you is to seek the assistance of a trainer or a coa...

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Does anyone have information regarding high intensity exercise utilizing infrared panels?

9 Answers | Asked by Tammy Gunderson on May 10, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 11, 2016

I can't imagine any benefit out of this combination. Extra heat and HIIT just don't add up.

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Do you offer internships at your fitness facility?

2 Answers | Asked by Jane Jakobsen on May 03, 2016

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 09, 2016

They do at the gym where I do some training at and it seems to be going well. They have been in business for almost 30 years now and the have established great relationships with local colleges and Universities. I don't know very much about how they do it, but they do brings in students and/or futur...

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Have you ever received new leads or clients from Craigslist?

9 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 09, 2016

I used the craigslist in Madison WI and I got a lot of leads from it. I can't say the same for Dallas and Washington DC. This tells me that the market is very different in these 3 cities and the way of people looking for trainers differs from city to city. But I'm sure others have different experien...

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Fitness for Charity

7 Answers | Asked by Karin Singleton on Jul 11, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on May 09, 2016

Just completed another one but this one had to do with dogs from a local rescue group :-)!

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