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 Geriatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 1 in 5 Americans 80 and older has weak strength in their muscles, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    That number declines in younger age brackets, with just 2 percent of Americans ages 60 ...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    They go hand in hand-you can't healthily do one without the other. Finding the right percentage of each is your individual key to weigh loss success.  It varies for everyone. For me it is 60% diet and 40% exercise. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women who regularly exercise may have more oxygen circulating in their brains -- and possibly sharper minds, a small study suggests.

    The findings, from a study of 52 healthy young women, don't prove that exercise makes you smarter, researche...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    If you do feel exhausted and sick you are not exercising properly. At the end of one of my workouts, I want you feeling tension free/floaty and energized. Make sure you are hydrated, take your body weight cut it in half and that is how many ounces you need to consume consistently every day. Don't...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than three-quarters of Americans live close to at least one park or recreational facility, giving many people opportunity to exercise, a new study finds.

    But access to exercise sites varies regionally, the nationwide study found. "Not ever...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Yes, I have seen this multiple times and it is a challenge to get a client to get out of their head. On the flip side of this is the ones who do over analyze and commit to getting out of their way are the ones who I see end up enjoying it and getting the most benefit. If you catch yourself carrying on a c...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    OK, but you have to eat healthy. Let's burn by doing SIDE ANGLED KICKS. Lie down on your left side and relax your left ear on your left hand. With your knees bent at a 45-degree angle so that your heels are in line with your spine, lift your right leg, flex your foot, and tap your knee lightly on...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese, a new study suggests.

    However, even a little exercise -- a brisk 20-minute walk each day, for example -- is enough to reduce the risk of an early death by as much as 30 percent, the British...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    They are both great. I am a big believer in variety for your body as well as your mind. Try both-there are some great DVDs and some great private studios. Try mat Pilate's as well as with the machine. Yoga there are hundreds of different kinds-find what you like the best for you. Some people love Bikram-HOT...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Butt Blasters. Get on all fours and wrap the band underneath your right heel with the handles underneath both hands. Kick your right heel back 25 times and switch sides. Really focus on squeezing your butt and lifting your leg every time. Look slightly above your hands during the movement. For more...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    No, it is your body attempting to keep your body cool-homeostasis. That is why it is important to drink water every day. Take your body weight cut it in half and that is how many ounces you need to intake consistently each day. Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Yes, but it is very important not to over extend your abs muscles while exercising.
    Seesaw Abs will help, but start gradual and remember this is not the time to get a six-pack and try out being on Baywatch Series 2.
    While sitting on the ground and your legs bent up to 90 degrees, place your hands...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Why? There are multiple reasons. You could be sleeping all night long on the same side or one leg could be longer than the other. The list goes on. Let's balance them out. Lie on your back with your feet flat and your hands inter weaved behind your head. Drop your knees slowly to the left and take...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of bicyclist fatalities in the United States is increasing, particularly among adults in major cities, a recent study shows.

    After decreasing from 1975 to 2010, the number of bicyclists killed annually increase...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If exercising outdoors is on your list of New Year's resolutions, don't let the cold weather stop you, suggests the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

    But the group cautions that it's essential to be aware of possible injuries associ...Full Article