Joel Harper - Elite Trainer

Bio

Celebrity trainer Joel Harper (www.joelharperfitness.com) has been developing custom workouts in NYC for 20 years. His clients range from Dr. Oz, Olympic Medalists striving for break-through performances to 10-year-old kids just learning to appreciate their health. With a client list as diverse as his training methods, he regularly works with well-known actors preparing for new roles, musicians embarking on world tours and business executives desiring increased energy and strength. Joel's enthusiasm and "you can do it" attitude will help you exceed your goals and get the toned and defined body you have always dreamed of.

Specialties:

  • fitness

Location:

  • city, AK

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim belly fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that when they got middle-aged, obese adults regularly moving -- ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Guidelines for helping U.S. high school athletes with mental health problems are outlined in a new policy statement from the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

    The types, severity and percentages of mental illnesses are growing in young adu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Emergency Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In the days and weeks following a concussion, it's often tough to give patients a clear sense of their recovery time.

    Now, a new study of college football players suggests that measuring blood flow in the brain might hel...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    The benefits are many:
    1) To build heart and lung strength
    2) Warms your body up for other activities and allows you to stretch more effectively.
    3) Helps evaporate stress
    4) Helps improve bone density
    5) May improve your energy level and help you sleep better
    6) A great way to spend quality time...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Yes. Look at it like brushing your teeth. You wouldn't only brush your teeth on Saturday, right. Try to get short workouts in for at least 10 minutes a day. Commit to it every day for 7 days and make it a routine. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Football helmet add-ons may not reduce players' risk of concussion, a new study suggests.

    These safety products include items such as soft-shell layers, spray treatments, pads and fiber sheets.

    "Our study suggests that despite many prod...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Find a park bench or railing and put your left heel up on it. While keeping both legs straight and your left toe pointed straight up put both your hands on your left quad and lean your lower back towards your hands while maintaining a completely straight back. Think long from the top of your head...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    I am a big believer in working out in the comfort of your own home. That is why all of my options below are equipment free. What does that mean?  You have no excuses for not doing them. You can either do them barefoot or with your running shoes on, whatever feels most comfortable for you. 
    Here are some...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Getting in the best shape is your top priority right? Your trainer is there to push you to the next level correct? You are not spending your hard earned money not to get this, so his feelings are important but not a priority. Lets focus on your goals. Put the pressure on, before the workout say your...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Light physical activity may benefit older adults' hearts -- even if they have mobility issues, a new study suggests.

    It's well known that regular exercise can do a heart good, at any age. But there's little evidence on whether light activity ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With increasing evidence that sitting for long periods isn't good for your waistline or your health in general, efforts have begun to focus on ways to shake up the traditional American workplace.

    One such innovation that's been touted as a poss...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Achilles tendon can handle downhill running better than previously thought, says a study that offers good news for distance runners.

    The key is to transition gradually to downhill running, the Brigham Young University researchers noted.

    ...Full Article
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    The most important thing is for you to become comfortable with exercising. My goal is for you to make it a part of your life and not something you dread doing. If it is another item on your to do list then there is a high probability of it being left off. So if you are just starting an exercise program try walking...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even a few bouts of moderate exercise each week can cut a middle-aged woman's odds for heart disease, blood clots and stroke, a new study finds.

    The British study also found that exercising more frequently didn't lead to greater reductions in hear...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    I have the exercise for you and you will be burning in NO time. Come onto all fours with your hands under shoulders and knees under hips. With slightly bent elbows and a straight line from the top of your head to your tailbone, lift your knees one inch of the ground hold while you say out loud the alphabet...Read More