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

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Activity

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Scissor legs strengthens your abs and inner thighs. The wider you can comfortably go the more you will feel it.                             

    Lying on your back with your head resting on your interwoven palms, lift your legs into the air and point your toes like a ballerina. Pulling your navel...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests.

    Nearly 14,000 men underwent treadmill tes...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
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    “Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.”

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  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Do you have time to brush your teeth? I hope so.  Exercising is the same-it is a necessity that you do it. I live in NYC and everyone is trying to maximize their days, so that is why I specialize in short workouts, yes SHORT!  Most people don't have 45+ minutes to get to the gym. That is why all my workouts are under 20...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedic Surgery:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a second elbow ligament reconstruction surgery appears to lower professional baseball pitchers' performance and shorten their careers, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at 33 major league pitchers who had surgery twice to reconstruct ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's the latest thing among avid runners: "minimalist" shoes that approach the way humans first ran -- barefoot.

    But a new study suggests that runners over the age of 30 who transition from traditional running shoes to minimalist shoes should do...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young baseball players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain, and many parents are unaware of guidelines to reduce injury risk, a pair of recent studies found.

    "Kids are playing harder and longer in more leag...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.

    However, the risk of serious injury as a result of falling was cut by more than half ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Up and at 'em, guys. Exercise might boost your sex life, a new study suggests.

    Nearly 300 men provided information about their physical activity levels and their ability to have erections and orgasms, the quality and frequency of erections, and t...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    The resting side kick gets at it and it gets at it quick. You will feel it in no time. It also will burn those love handles.                              

    Come down onto your left side and relax your left ear on your arm. With your knees bent at a 135 degree angle and your heels in line with your...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    A mix between working out and diet-they go hand in hand. You have to burn more calories than you take in. Get that cardio in (a minimum of 30 minutes a day)-build the intensity every day. There is also a rubber Velcro belt you can get at any athletic store, wear it taut over your shirt and every...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical science has shown that football can take a terrible toll on the human brain, with repeated hits to the head potentially adding up to brain damage later in life.

    But, it's been unclear whether players actively consider and accept the risk ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    1) Open your arms into a chicken wing.
    2) Step to side and drop your body.
    3) Look and hit him in the stomach.
    4) Hit him in the groin.
    5) Kick his instep.  
    6) Run
    Watch this video for a demonstration of what to do when grabbed from behind and for fitness tips to help you with the move. Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    The best thing is to.... start. Just get moving whatever kind of activity it is sign yourself up. We want to get your heart rate up, so that we strengthen it, but everyone is different so you have to be aware of how you feel and I want you to feel comfortable. How about hiking? Dancing? The key is to think floating...Read More