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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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How does one decrease body fat percentage using less weight?

1 Answer | Asked by Abdelrahim Abdel on Sep 22, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 22, 2014

Hi Abdelrahim, I would add a couple of days of running 2-4 miles (preferably in the morning and before you have anything to eat). If you can run this distance right now, add a third day of running and focus on the time rather than the distance (for now). Try to keep improving your time, meaning r...

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How Environmental Factors Impact Health and Longevity - What to Do to Protect Ourselves

4 Answers | Asked by Lelsy Kent on Sep 22, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 22, 2014

I agree with you and this can be a subject for a very long and endless discussion. Personally I avoid foods that have too many ingredients on their labels and especially ones I can't even pronounce. I'm not a chemist. We eat fresh foods bought either by myself or my wife. We both cook our meals and ...

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When designing a clients program, what methods do you use if no software for specific design?

8 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Sep 20, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 21, 2014

I don't use any software either. There are a few options I use to help clients with this type of training. -I take them through a similar workout when I'm with them, so they'll have an idea of the exercises and movements I want them to do when they are away. -The second and most frequent opti...

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Hi everyone. Has anyone experienced an ammonia smell during cardio activity specifically, while doing it and after?

6 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Sep 20, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 21, 2014

I can't say I have experienced anything like what you are prescribing either.

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Has anybody seen this before? Beet Root juice for athletic performance.

4 Answers | Asked by Shlomo Fishman on Sep 18, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 19, 2014

I think the article posted on IDEA gives the best answer you can have on this subject. As for the Auburn football players I'm not sure this had much to do with their success last year.

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Multiple insurances

1 Answer | Asked by M Zosia on Sep 19, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 19, 2014

First I would contact the insurance and see what are your options. Then I would probably go with a business liability insurance because under this type everyone in your company would be covered. I know there are a few insurance companies out there but you can checked with the one below: http://ww...

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What is considered too much for an obese client??

4 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Sep 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 19, 2014

You could suggest to her adding one more day of training with you. This will help her with getting in a routine sooner and improving her conditioning in a faster pace. The exercises you are prescribing here are not that much, so I'm not sure why she feels tired. Maybe those couple of times she must ...

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maximizing usage of studio space

4 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Sep 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 19, 2014

Hi Brinda, I would also suggest renting it for different events such as seminars, workshops, community and town events, fundraising events, cooking classes, etc. I hope this helps Best, Harris

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Working with apartment high rises

4 Answers | Asked by Samantha Kellgren on Sep 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 17, 2014

Hi Samantha, I agree with Louis. Contacting their leasing office is your best way in. Adding a wellness component to your proposal would be an excellent idea. Maybe you could start a newsletter targeting their residents as well as offering free classes/bootcamp for them. I would propose to their ...

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If have a client that is being put on an HCG diet by her physician. How do I deal with this?

6 Answers | Asked by Anna Sanna on Sep 16, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Sep 17, 2014

I would not work with a client who is in a such low caloric intake even if the client has medical clearance. I believe the number is 500/day if I'm not mistaken.

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