Joel Harper, celebrity fitness trainer based in New York City. He is creator of the workout DVD series Fit Pack, the PBS programs Slim & Fit and Firming After 50 and of the workout chapters in The New York Times best-selling YOU book series and accompanying DVDs. He is author of Mind Your Body. JoelHarperFitness.com
The right music can help you exercise longer and harder than you thought you could…and you’ll enjoy it more to boot.
It’s great to want to improve your health…but if you’re head isn’t in the game your body won’t be able to play. Take this test to assess your mindset.
Use this rating scale as a fast way to get a read on how hard you are pushing yourself throughout all parts of your workout.
Goals to lose weight and get healthy often get snagged on contradictions in other areas of your life. Do you know how you’re working against yourself?
Anger and anxiety are normal from time to time, but unhealthy and unproductive over long periods of time. These exercises let it all out.
People with follow-through spend less time struggling with temptation or decision making. You don’t have to be born with it, but practice is essential.
Your choices helped create your current physique. Here’s how you can uncreate it to get the body you want.
If you’re wasting calories—and money—on store-bought energy drinks, try these quick-and-nutritious power drinks instead to really fuel your body.
This routine works every major muscle of your body. No equipment needed—just your body and gravity. Do it in your hotel, a friend’s guest room…anywhere!
Move over Tylenol and Advil. There are natural pain relievers that work just as well as, or better than, over-the-counter…
Sure, your exercise daily. But that doesn’t give you permission to sit on your butt for the rest of the day. Here’s how to stay active all day.
Strike the word “diet” from your vocabulary. By listening to your body, you’ll find an eating plan that works for you—and the weight will come off.
Paying attention to what saps your energy and making conscious choices about where to devote your energy will help you get more out of your day.
Here’s the right way to design your workouts to get the body you want. Balanced, beautiful and pain-free.
There will always be someone who is in better shape than you. There will also always be someone worse off. It just doesn’t matter.
Meghan’s neck was tight and tense, like the weight of the world was on her shoulders. Here’s the trick from celebrity trainer Joel Harper to let it go.
Celebrity trainer Joel Harper tells the right words to help yourself lose weight, boost energy, eat healthy, improve mood, stop negative self-talk, more.
Willpower works like the muscles in your body. With the right exercises, you can build your willpower stamina.
You really can use your mind to get fit! The right frame of mind, attitudes, beliefs, and internal thinking strategies are key to achieving success.