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JoachimsTraining

nyc, New York
I am a personal trainer and fitness expert working in NYC.  I have 17 years experience working with athletes, teens, weight loss mom's/dad's, celeb's and weekend warriors. 
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Untimely Circumcision and Marathon Running by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Why do Kenyans dominate the sport of distance running? Take for example, Kenyan Wilson Kipsang -in the 2013 Berlin Marathon he ran the fastest time in history: 2 hours, ... Read on »
Don't Count Your Calories by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Have you been lead to believe the following statements are true? If you eat more calories than you burn you will gain weight. If you burn more calories than ... Read on »
(Staw Man) Arguments Against The Paleo Diet by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The " Paleo Diet " sometimes called the "Cave-man Diet" or "Warrior Diet" has become very popular in the last few years.  As you know, popular doesn't necessarily mean g ... Read on »
Beat Food Cravings with Creativity by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you are human, you experience all sorts of cravings and give in to them more than you'd care to admit. Some cravings are signals from your body informing you of a nee ... Read on »
Re-Think Supplementing with Vitamin D by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Vitamin D, the new 'It Girl' of the supplement industry, has been widely reported to to do all sorts of miraculous things despite the lack of reliable scientific evidenc ... Read on »
Lefties Make Better Athletes by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Being left handed used to be considered a disability that needed correcting. Some even thought lefties were cursed by the Prince of Darkness. Really, the devil?  'Handed ... Read on »
Don't Run Barefoot You'll Step On Glass or a Rusty Nail! by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Walking, hiking and running barefoot present very little danger to one's feet.  In fact, performing these activities barefoot may actually strengthen your feet and help ... Read on »
3 Food Like Substances You Need To Avoid by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss These two seemingly unrelated observations are fundamentally linked 1- It is estimated that at least two thirds of all deaths in the U.S. are related to bad diets. 2- ... Read on »
Eating More Frequently Does NOT Stoke Your Metbolism by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was wrong.  For years I've been telling weight loss clients they need to eat about every 3 hours to increase their metabolic rate.  "Eat 6 small meals a day. It'll sto ... Read on »
Watermelon, Beetroot and Pickle Juice Improve Performance? by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Many athletes are on the "Juice" and not just the illegal anabolic kind.  Watermelon, beetroot and pickle juice are gaining a reputation amongst athletes and the scientifi ... Read on »
Steroids & Other Upgrades Are Here To Stay: Embrace The SuperAthlete by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Professional athletes are the top 1% of the 1% and by all accounts are superior physical specimens. Super human feats are fun and awe inspiring to watch.  Players are ge ... Read on »
Sleep or Die! by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We spend over a third of our lives sleeping.  If you live to be a nonagenarian you'll have spent approximately 30 years asleep.  It's such a substantial part of life, in ... Read on »
And the Healthiest Nut Is? by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Definition: Nut noun \ˈnət\ a  : a hard-shelled dry fruit or seed with a separable rind or shell and interior kernel  b : a dry indehiscent one-seeded ... Read on »
Free Your Feet - Barefoot Exercise & Such by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I get it, barefoot running may not be for you (it is not for everybody), but do yourself a favor and kick off your shoes whenever possible. You don't have to run. Walk, ... Read on »
Backache? Instead of Oxycontin, Do These Things by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This poor kid is going to have more than lower back pain! If you are an American you have doubtlessly been unlucky enough to experience lower back pain at l ... Read on »
Are You Drinking Liquid Candy? by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As a healthy adult the only thing you should drink is water, seltzer, unsweetened tea, coffee and the occasional glass of wine. An argument can be made for milk and/or u ... Read on »
Meditation Too Hard? Try Heart Rate Variability Training by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Unquestionably the two most essential organs you own are your brain and heart. I'd like to show you how to improve the health of both with a simple technique called he ... Read on »
Cuckoo for Coconuts & Flat Abs by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In the early 1970's the USDA began its smear campaign on saturated fat.  It was effective enough to convince my stubborn Eastern European mother to switch her family fro ... Read on »
The 11 Best Fitness Websites You Don't Know About by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There are tons of fitness websites and many of them recycle the same information over and over again (my blog is even guilty of this sometimes).  Not only is this boring ... Read on »
Squatting in the Third World by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Can you do a 3rd world squat?  I'll be the first to say this is not the most politically correct name for an exercise but so be it. As youngens all of us once had the ab ... Read on »