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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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What would you teach them?

10 Answers | Asked by Louie Arias on Jul 22, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 01, 2015

About the importance of mind set and attitude change and how they can connect their clients' needs with those of us in the Personal training/fitness industry. In other words, in order for one to continue to make improvements in their life and lifestyle, having a personal trainer is as important as s...

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How can I become fitness professional?

3 Answers | Asked by joselito sone on Jan 01, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 01, 2015

Hi Joselito, Here are the steps I would consider: -Get a college degree that is related to the fitness industry (for example Sports Science). -Chose the type of clients you like to work with and then go after a certification that will help you training them. CPR/AED are also a requirement. ...

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Do you have a list of certification training?

4 Answers | Asked by joselito sone on Jan 01, 2015

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 01, 2015

What is your specialty? What is the type of client you like to work with? This will determine which ones to go after.

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How popular/used/known is IDEAFIT in uk and are uk and how would i register them ?

1 Answer | Asked by Lukas Dudenas on Dec 31, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 01, 2015

Hi Lukas, I'm not sure what you are asking here. I know Europe uses a different system when it comes to certifications. Personally I don't know if IDEA recognizes them just like they do with US based certifications. IDEA doesn't serve as an organization that provides certifications. As for how po...

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What is your favorite time of day to workout, why?

19 Answers | Asked by Donald "Scott" Davis on Aug 16, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 31, 2014

My preference is before noon.

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Is personal training your secondary career?

13 Answers | Asked by Alejandra Wile on Dec 31, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 31, 2014

Hi Alejandra, I do this for a living, not part time. Over the many years I have been around, I have seen many part-timers who didn't last. If you are going to get into this industry, you need the passion to do it for a living. This is a very competitive industry and unless you give everything you...

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client refusing to set goals

7 Answers | Asked by Hillary Dunnegan on Dec 30, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 30, 2014

Hi Hillary, There are a couple of ways you can handle this: -refuse to train her and/or pass her to a different trainer. or -Every few weeks do an assessment on her to see if the program you have in place is working (assuming she wants to lose weight and improve her overall fitness level...

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Mobile Personal Training Pricing?

10 Answers | Asked by Louis Davis on Mar 22, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 30, 2014

Hi Louis, I'm sure by now you have figured it out. In my case I always charge for a 60 minute workouts (even if sometimes it doesn't take that long). My rates are based on my experience and qualifications and not what others charge. I also take in consideration the travel time to the client's loc...

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What do you think about the Precision Nutrition Certification for trainers

2 Answers | Asked by Lisa Gonzalez on Dec 29, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 30, 2014

I read some of the blog they put out because there is some good information in there. But, I agree with Paul's assessment.

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Youth workout routine ideas for lean strength, agility and speed

2 Answers | Asked by Michael Flood on Dec 30, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 30, 2014

Is this sports specific?

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