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Harris Sophocleous

Garland, TX 75040

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Billing/Invoice for clients?

9 Answers | Asked by Louis Davis on Jan 28, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 28, 2015

Hi Louis, I don't use any of the billing companies out there. Instead I make my own invoices which I then send to my clients (private and corporate) when it's time for a renewal. Then I get paid either by check or via PayPal. I don't like to split my income with others especially when I can do it...

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i already and Licensed massage therapist. can someone point in the right direction for personal training?

3 Answers | Asked by Jeff Miller on Jan 27, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 28, 2015

You already have some great answers from Karin and Martin. All I can add is to find the right type of clients you would like to work with. Being a Personal Trainer is not enough to have certifications and college degrees under your name, but knowing the type of population/clients you want to work wi...

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My insurance policy

4 Answers | Asked by Minnette Paulsen on Jan 26, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 26, 2015

You should had received a copy in your email after you were approved. If not, Karin's instructions are great.

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I know of a company that has a gym and allows people to bring their own trainers. I'd like to know what I would need to do?

5 Answers | Asked by Kristina Tarin on Jan 24, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 24, 2015

I agree with Karin. You will have to negotiate a rental rate if you will be using their space. You will need to form your own company and get a liability policy as well.

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Attendance awards or programs

3 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Fisher on Jan 22, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 22, 2015

As part of one of my classes there is a day where participants compete against time and each other. The top 5 get their name along with their times on the class's website. Team work is good, but sometimes competition makes it even better!

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Cancellation policies for In Home Trainers, nutritionists etc...

6 Answers | Asked by Michael Medvig on Jan 22, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 22, 2015

Hi Michael, I give my clients 24 hours window if they need to cancel. I understand that sometimes there can be an emergency and they have no other options, but my policy stands for the majority of the cases. Anything less than 24 hours and I charge them. I know it's hard to charge someone for can...

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Client having trouble losing weight

8 Answers | Asked by Samantha Kellgren on Jan 21, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 21, 2015

Hi Samantha, If I were you I would concentrate more on the BF% and maybe only 1-2% (if any) on checking and worrying about the number on the scale. She seems to be on the right track so the weight problem shouldn't be that much of an issue to you. Get here with a RD then stay in touch with the RD...

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Exercise Research Project length... Relation between sleep and exercise?

2 Answers | Asked by Allen Joop on Jan 21, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 21, 2015

Hi Allen, It depends on the study. Some studies last as little as few weeks and others go on for many years. Are you and an Exercise Physiologist? Usually when setting up a study you will need to have standards in place (or establish new ones) depending what you are looking to get out of the ...

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how much fruit can a diabetic person safely eat?

6 Answers | Asked by Peggi Yeager on Jan 21, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 21, 2015

Obviously she is addicted to sugar (even if this comes from fruits). I would bet that the rest of her diet is not that clean either. She by telling you that "she has worked" with a dietitian in the past means nothing. You could suggest to her to make another appointment with her dietitian or a dieti...

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In a small gym environment, how much do owners pay for facilities and equipment?

7 Answers | Asked by Joe Erickson on May 14, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 21, 2015

The cost of equipment and facility depends on the size of the space, the type and quantity of equipment, the location and the whatever your overhead costs are. As for charging trainers to use your space you pretty much have a couple of options: -Per hour or -Per month Either one can bring a ...

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