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 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
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Optometry:

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of eye injuries among girls playing high school field hockey dropped dramatically after a national requirement for protective eyewear was passed, a new study reports.

    But the mandate doesn't cover all players. And, the study found that th...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may be linked to brain changes seen in pro football players who developed memory and thinking problems later in life, new research suggests.

    "It makes sense that children, whose brains are rapidly deve...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states.

    The interim guidance, which runs counter to conventional thought, w...Full Article

  • 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...Read More
  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - city, AK - Fitness
    There are hundreds of ways. Where do I start? First off this is what I specialize in-"using your body as your gym." You don't need any equipment to accomplish your goals. Try some of the numerous videos I have posted on my profile. You can do them in the comfort of your own home. They are short, show...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sports provide children with many benefits, but kids can get injured if they push themselves too hard, an expert says.

    "Children are not little adults," said Dr. Alexis Colvin, chief medical officer of the United States Tennis Association.

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- College football players are much more likely to suffer injuries during weeks when they're taking tests than during training camp, a new study finds.

    Added stress is the culprit, said study author Bryan Mann.

    "Stress is systemic," explain...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is a well-known risk factor for breast cancer, but researchers haven't figured out what connects the two. A new study suggests the link may be due to a change in breast tissue structure, which might promote breast cells to progress to cancer....Full Article