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 Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It sounds like a fun way to exercise while going easy on aging joints. But new research shows that bicycling may be more risky for older Americans than thought.

    Injuries among older bicyclists have jumped dramatically in recent years, investigat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three out of four American adults have a heart that's "older" than their years, raising their risk for heart attack or stroke, federal health officials said Tuesday.

    Your "heart age" is based on a risk profile that includes blood pressure, smokin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day.

    That's the suggestion from a new study led by researchers at the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA).

    The "results are quite intriguing," study co-author Dr. Evan H...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avoiding middle-age spread could be one way to delay the onset of dementia, a new study hints.

    Researchers found that among 142 elderly adults with Alzheimer's disease, those who were overweight at age 50 tended to develop the memory-robbing diso...Full Article

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    Strong core muscles keep you more comfortable during your pregnancy (carry the baby with greater ease and have less back pain) and help you get your shape back sooner after delivery. They also help with pushing during labor. However, I personally think that very tight and conditioned pelvic floor muscles can...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular):

    MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who sit around watching TV for hours on end may raise their risk for a sudden and deadly blockage of a lung artery, new research reveals.

    Called a pulmonary embolism, the condition is described by study author Toru Shirakawa as "a serious, ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A New York City bill to improve the nutrition of children's fast food meals could reduce the average calories and improve the nutrition of these meals, a new study claims.

    The bill proposed by New York City Council membe...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
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even brief spurts of exercise may benefit children, researchers report.

    Their study of 28 healthy, normal-weight children found that doing three minutes of moderate-intensity walking every half hour over three hours of sitting led to lower level...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that quitting smoking after a heart attack is a no-brainer: Researchers found it reduces chest pain and boosts mental health and quality of life.

    The study looked at more than 4,000 American adults who were assess...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

    The reports, published Aug. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cast doubts on two ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Occupational Therapy:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Steroid injections for lower back pain may provide some relief for certain patients, but any benefits are temporary, a new study finds.

    Lower back pain related to herniated disk (when intervertebral disks become compressed and bulge) and, to a les...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise appears to help control an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation in obese people, a new study finds.

    Australian researchers found that "cardiorespiratory fitness" reduced the risk that this potentially dangerous heartbeat will...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2...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 spine, lift your right leg,...Read More