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.

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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…

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The Other 23+ Hours: What to Do When You’re Not Exercising

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.

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Listen to Your Body About Food

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.

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How to Have More Energy…Starting Right Now

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.

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The Secret to a Truly Sculpted, Sleek Body

Here’s the right way to design your workouts to get the body you want. Balanced, beautiful and pain-free.

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

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.

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Using Exercise to Relieve Stress: My 6-Step Strategy

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.

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The Affirmation Habit: Lose Weight, Get Fit…Live Your Dreams

Celebrity trainer Joel Harper tells the right words to help yourself lose weight, boost energy, eat healthy, improve mood, stop negative self-talk, more.

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What Boosts Willpower?

Willpower works like the muscles in your body. With the right exercises, you can build your willpower stamina.

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Do You Really Want to Get Fit? Then See This!

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.

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Are You Getting What You Deserve? Take This Test

Author Louise Hay popularized the concept of “deservability,” describing it as the idea that if you believe at your innermost core…

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Toss Your Fat Clothes and Other Ways to Stick to Your Plan

Having the tenacity to stick to your goals requires that you clearly know and are deeply passionate about what you…