Joel Harper

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, to actors preparing for a new role, to business executives desiring increased energy.

Joel is the creator all of the workout chapters and accompanying DVDs in
the New York Times best-selling YOU book series with Drs. Oz and Roizen, and successfully created his own workout DVD series, FIT PACK, as well as two best-selling PBS DVD programs, Slim & Fit, and the currently running Firming After 50.

Joel is also author of 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.

Exercise & Fitness

How to Stick With Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions —Sarah Hiner talks to Celebrity Trainer Joel Harper

Tired of not keeping your New Year’s resolutions? Celebrity trainer Joel Harper joins Sarah Hiner to share his method for uncovering the hidden traps.

Exercise & Fitness

8 Simple Techniques for Improving your Posture

Change your posture—and your outlook on life—by using mindfulness techniques.

Exercise & Fitness

Three Top Foam Roller Exercises

Three top foam roller exercises ease your biggest points of pain and stiffness in quads, lats and butt.

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Stop Feeling Guilty When You Eat Something You “Shouldn’t”

Setbacks like having an unplanned dessert aren’t that big a deal; it’s the guilt, shame, and remorse you bombard yourself with that throw you off.

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Make Exercise a Habit

We can't brush our teeth only on Sundays and expect to keep them healthy, right? You must exercise in the same no­-option way. Here's how…

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Tension in Your Body? Release It Immediately!

You don't ignore food stuck in your teeth. Why keep ignoring tension and pain in your back, hips, neck, knees? Here’s help for 95% of what ails you.

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What I Eat to Stay Fit and Healthy

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be bland! Here is my Week 1 Shopping List…weekly meal plan…plus recipes for Apple Pumpkin Salad, Ginger Shrimp, more.

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How Are You Nurturing Your Social Network?

When I say “social network,” I don’t mean electronic communications over an app or a website. I mean in-person, real-time experiences.

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4 Questions Before You Start Your Workout

Not paying attention to what’s happening in your body before your workout can lead to an unsatisfying session and (worse) injury. Ask yourself…

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Be Your Own Cheerleader

Being 100 percent motivated and invested in training yourself will give you the motivation you need to push yourself to the next level.

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Most People Don’t Drink Enough Water. Do You???

Most people don’t drink enough water, but water is so important—for your heart, brain and more! The simple formula…and 2 rules to prevent dehydration.


An Inside Look at How Star Athletes and Entertainers Stay Mentally and Physically Fit – with Celebrity Personal Trainer Joel Harper

Over the past 20 years, celebrity trainer Joel Harper has been developing custom workouts for some of the most accomplished…

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Stuck in an Emotional Funk? My Tricks to Get Over It

If you’re feeling stuck in unwanted feelings, I may have just the cure. Easy ways to get past feeling bored…lazy…lonely…self-pity… or sad.

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Don’t Forget to Celebrate Your Accomplishments

Taking the time to celebrate your successes (what I call “jumping for joy”) can boost motivation. But not everyone is so good at self-acknowledgement…

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Tension Tamers for Lower, Middle and Upper Back

The stresses of daily life too-often take a toll on our backs. For relief, try these simple exercises for lower, middle or upper back. And relax!

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Your Secret Weapon Against Worry, Anxiety, Even Temptation

Worry is useless and just fuels anxiety. Here’s the simplest and most effective way to face your fears…and even resist temptation and stick to your goals.


Joel Harper: How Posture Affects Your Health, Your Mood And Your Every Cell

Listen in as Joel Harper shares some of his favorite posture-improvement tricks and discusses the role posture has on one’s approachability.

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Writing Helps You Get Healthy—and Reach Your Other Goals, Too!

Do it right, and writing can improve mental and physical health…enhance problem solving, judgment, focus and more. Here are The Rules.

Mental Health

Celebrity Trainer Joel Harper on How Mindfulness Leads to a Happier, Healthier Life

Listen in as Joel Harper and Bottom Line president Sarah Hiner discuss how a well-conditioned mind translates to a well-conditioned body.

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How to Use Music to Maximize Your Workout

The right music can help you exercise longer and harder than you thought you could…and you’ll enjoy it more to boot.