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

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Maybe yes maybe no, depends on your bike and depends on how long you are going for. Muscles that are continually worked need to be stretched out. While bicycling scan your body for any unnecessary tension-most likely over gripping the bars or shrugging your shoulders up. You can do mini shoulder...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The way you walk can affect your mood, according to a new study.

    Previous research has shown that depressed people move differently from happy people, according to study co-author Nikolaus Troje, a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advan...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Come into upper push-up position, drop your left elbow down, then right elbow. Come back to left hand, then right hand. Do 10x, then drop with your right elbow first. Try doing push ups with a wide grip 10 seconds down and 10 seconds up. Can you clap between every normal push-up? If so give me 20. Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    I am a big believer in stretching. I love feeling lose and limber and love getting my clients in to feeling tension free 24/7. There are 3 types of stretching passive, active and resistant. Passive you can do without being warmed up. Active and resistant you must be warmed up. Use your time wisely at the gym, stretch...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Post a note on the board at your gym or Craigslist for a workout partner or pick an activity you want to improve at and join a group. With the Internet nowadays there are groups of any and every activity you could think of, so put yourself out there and meet some new people. Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    When you are on an elevator, waiting for someone or have few seconds to spare imagine exactly what you want your body to look like from head to toe. The more you focus on your goals the quicker they will turn into reality. If this is hard for you rip pictures out of magazines. While you are working...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Try having a protein shake with a banana, ice and water an hour before or try an apple or celery with peanut butter or a handful of almonds 30 minutes before. There are some great drinks out there that you can drink during, but be sure and read the labels-some of them are loaded with sugar. Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Yes, there are a lot of great stretches. One is the LADY BUG REACH. While standing, place your fingers on you shoulders and raise your elbows to your sides, shoulder height. As you inhale, reach out with one arm, making an arc with your hand. Follow the moving hand with your gaze. Focus on opening...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College athletes in contact sports such as football and soccer are more than twice as likely as other college athletes to carry a superbug known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), new research finds.

    "This study shows t...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Leaning Tower. Come onto your knees and cross your arms over your chest. Straighten your left leg out to your side. While pulling your stomach in lean to your right side, the entire time keep your core tight. Come down on a count of 3 and up on a count of 3. Get as low as you can. Do 25x and switch...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Take classes, most gyms have amazing classes. Or find a trainer who is with a client and watch what they do and adapt it to your body and goals. Place an ad for a workout partner. Lots of people at your gym are looking for the same thing. It is a great way to meet a new friend, and you can both help...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    When you are standing and talking to people interweave your hands behind your tailbone and relax them there. Most people who slouch I have noticed look down a lot. Make a consistent effort looking above eye level throughout your day. It automatically makes you pull your shoulder blades together....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobic exercise may improve the physical and mental health of kidney dialysis patients and may also extend their lives, new research suggests.

    The study included more than 5,700 kidney failure patients on dialysis who were followed for a median ...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Have you had enough water today?? 85-percent of all headaches are from dehydration—otherwise you need to stretch. Most likely your back is tight and pulling all the way up, tightening your neck and in turn you have a headache. I see private clients lose their headaches in minutes by stretching out....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about half of all diabetes cases that develop during pregnancy, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at data from more than 14,000 American women. They found that the strongest r...Full Article