Joel Harper - Elite Trainer


Celebrity trainer Joel Harper ( 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.


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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summertime fun often includes outdoor sports, but playing hard in the heat can be dangerous, experts warn.

    Athletes are particularly vulnerable to problems that arise when the body's ability to cool itself is overwhelmed, explained Tim McLane, cert...Full Article

  • This will strengthen your legs, hips, and buttocks. Hold onto a chair for balance. Lift your right leg forward, toe pointed, until it's high enough to give you a little challenge. Pause. Then bring your right leg back to the starting position with flexed foot and then lift it to an angle (2 o'clock)...Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking is harder for people with depression, according to a new review.

    Depression can make it more difficult to ride out the anxiety, cravings or lack of sleep that come with trying to quit cold turkey, scientists found. But extra ex...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

    A study involving hundreds of older women foun...Full Article

  • You have no excuses. Walk 30 minutes a day, go to a stadium and walk stairs. Or get a DVD-they are very affordable and most of mine use no equipment and I have them for every single fitness level. You can do them in the comfort of your own home and the expense is minimal! Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.

    But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you can reap this benefit even if you run at slow speeds for mere minutes every day, t...Full Article

  • Lie on your stomach and interweave your hands underneath your forehead. With your legs on the ground, squeeze your butt and lift your armpits as high as you can 25x. Focus on using only your lower back. Then hold up at the highest point and lift your knees 25x, then do both at the same time 25x....Read More
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    Live to express not to impress.
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school lacrosse players are facing an increasing number of injuries during practices as well as games, a new study finds.

    Although the most common injuries are sprains and strains, more than 22 percent are concussions, researchers report. Th...Full Article

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    Give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being a couch potato may have fewer long-term health consequences if you trade some of your couch time for gym time, suggests a new study.

    The research found that people who were more fit were able to counter some of t...Full Article

  • That is like asking is it OK to brush your teeth one day a week? The answer is a big NO. Ideally you want to do a little bit every day with one day off a week. This is why all my DVDs have short workouts on them, to show you how you can get in great shape in under 20 minutes a day. If you are that busy that...Read More
  • Everyone of my clients is unique and I have to find out what works best for them. A general simple rule of thumb is you have to burn more healthy calories each day than you consume. But this may not be as easy for some as it sounds. That is why it is best to be consistent. Always remember it is like brushing...Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being physically active in middle age appears to help reduce your risk for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, suggest the findings from two new studies.

    "In our studies, we found that physical exercise at various levels, especially i...Full Article

  • Why do you ask? Ask yourself why not? I am sure you can think of hundreds of other ways you could be spending your time, but if you don't feel tension free and have abundance of energy then we can help you bridge the gap. Why? Because you deserve to look and feel your best 24/7 and now you are granted...Read More