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. www.JoelHarperFitness.com

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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.

Self-Improvement

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.

Self-Improvement

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.

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Can Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick? Take the Mindset Test

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.

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Do You Push Yourself Hard Enough in Your Workout? How to Tell

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.

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Stop Sabotaging Your Health and Fitness!

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?

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Exercises to Beat Anger or Anxiety

Anger and anxiety are normal from time to time, but unhealthy and unproductive over long periods of time. These exercises let it all out.

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Respect Your Commitments—to Others and to Yourself

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.

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You Can’t Change What You Refuse to Confront

Your choices helped create your current physique. Here’s how you can uncreate it to get the body you want.

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5 Power Smoothies that Pack a Protein Punch

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.

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The Do-Anywhere, No-Excuses Full-Body Workout

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!

Pain Relief

Four Natural Painkillers You Haven’t Heard Of

Move over Tylenol and Advil. There are natural pain relievers that work just as well as, or better than, over-the-counter…