Joel Harper - Elite Trainer

Bio

Celebrity trainer Joel Harper has been developing custom workouts for the past 20 years. Clients ranging from Dr. Oz and Olympic Medalists, to 10-year-old kids just learning to appreciate their health, actors preparing for a new role, and business executives desiring increased energy.

Joel has been featured in various publications, from “O” Magazine, Esquire and SHAPE Magazine to Bottomline Health, and has appeared on numerous television programs such as ABC & Fox News, Oprah, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, and Access Hollywood.

Joel is the creator all of the New York Times best selling YOU books, workout chapters, and accompanying DVDs with Drs. Oz and Roizen, and successfully created his own workout DVD series, FIT PACK, as well as PBS’ best selling DVDs, SLIM & FIT, and the currently running FIRMING AFTER 50.

Most recently, Joel Harper published his first book with Harper Collins, MIND YOUR BODY, detailing an effective approach to long-term weight loss and how a powerful mindset is the key for an optimally balanced you.

Specialties:

  • Fitness

Affiliation:

  • Joel Harper Fitness

Location:

  • New York, NY

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Joel Harper - Elite Trainer - New York, NY - Fitness

    My knees hurt a lot after jogging, am I doing something wrong?

    I am not big on jogging. Why? Numerous new clients have come to me with knee problems that they blame on years of jogging and not stretching out. I am not totally against jogging, but if you do it, you must learn how to stretch properly. Make sure your lower body is tension free. I also jog behind...Read More
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    Side Plank

    Strengthen your obliques with this side plank yoga move.
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    Roll with It

    Smooth out any kinks in your shoulders by doing this shoulder rolls warm-up.
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    Energy-Boosting Workout

    Feeling sluggish? Try this energizing workout from fitness trainer Joel Harper.
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    Stretch It Out

    Wind down and melt away stress with this 20-minute stretch routine, great for the whole family.
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    20-Minute Cardio Workout

    Burn calories and get your heart rate going with this choose-your-level 20-minute cardio workout.
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    What Exercise Can I Do At Home to Strengthen My Back?

    The rickety table is an excellent exercise that can strengthen more than just your back. It can strengthen your arms and butt as well. Watch this video and learn how to do it.
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    What Is a Workout I Can Do That Takes Less Than 10 Minutes?

    Dr. Oz and Joel Harper demonstrate a yoga-based workout that just takes seven minutes a day. Watch how easy the workout can be to do in this video.
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    What Exercises Will Help Me Get Rid of Belly Fat Post-Pregnancy?

    Getting rid of fat is difficult after pregnancy. In this video, Dr. Oz and trainer Joel Harper offer exercise tips to trim the tummy that are easy to do at home.
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    What Is a Good Exercise I Can Do to Tone My Legs?

    The knee swing works to tone your legs, and it works quickly. Watch this video and learn how to do it.
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    What Are Some Simple Self-Defense Tips to Help Me Protect Myself?

    My top simple self-defense tips are: Be aware of your surroundings. Don't listen to loud music while out walking. If the situation feels wrong, it is wrong. Watch this video and learn more self-defense tips.
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    If Someone Grabs My Waist How Do I Get Away From Them?

    1) Make your hands into a claw.2) Dig your thumbs into his eyes. 3) Make fist and drive it into his throat. 4) Take your heels and dig them into his knees or instep.5) Knee and punch him6) Run!Watch this video for a demonstration of this technique.
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    My Shoulders Feel Really Weak. What Exercise I Can Do to Strengthen Them?

    Field goals are a great simple move to warm up and tone your shoulders. Watch this video and learn how to do them.
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    What Is a Good Exercise to Work My Inner Thighs?

    Watch this video and learn how to perform strengthen and shape your inner thighs.
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    Is There a Way to Tighten My Belly Without Using My Neck?

    If you want to strengthen your abs without using your neck, here's an exercise for you. Watch this video to learn how to do this Joel Harper move.