Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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Should I include static stretches in a dynamic workout?

9 Answers | Asked by Ashley Butterfly on Aug 25, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 07, 2015

Not necessary, but it's up to you. Personally, I don't do static stretching.

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How far should I run for sprint intervals?

10 Answers | Asked by Jared Ashlock on Aug 29, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 07, 2015

This really depends on the distance (and goals) which you are training for (40 yrds, 100m, 200m, 400m, 1500m, 1 mile, etc.). Without knowing this information, it's tough to give you a better answer.

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what is my out of pocket to join a gym?

3 Answers | Asked by roger cain on Jan 06, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 06, 2015

I agree with Karin. It depends on the specific gym.

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Limitations for members of your club that also will formally train friends. For free of course.

3 Answers | Asked by Kevin VanDyke on Jan 06, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 06, 2015

Hi Kevin, It's a tough one. This is an issue that confronts pretty much every gym owner in the country. Unfortunately if one member trains or gives advise to another member for free there is really not much you can do. The line is crossed when the member "trainer" starts charging money for his "a...

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How do you define exercise specialist?

7 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 30, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2015

To me this title means one has the expertise and experience to help others navigate through the complicated process of choosing the correct approach to reach their goals. This is done by using the appropriate testing methods/assessments and to design a program and a diet plan specific to them. I don...

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How do you define success as a fitness professional?

19 Answers | Asked by Raina Casarez on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2015

Here is one more: -Every time one of my clients crosses the finish line at an event of their choice, my mission as a trainer has been accomplished. To me is more of a challenge. Helping my clients reaching their goals and the entire process that goes with it are more important than the x amount o...

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What is your professional opinion on Up Right Rows?

9 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Landry on Oct 08, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2015

It's not an exercise/movement I incorporate that often. But, others have given some great points of view.

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how do vibration machine workouts fit into an overall fitness program?

3 Answers | Asked by Jim Fowler on Dec 27, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2015

Not my kind of thing.

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