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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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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 »
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 »
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 »
30 Strange Fitness Facts & Myths Debunked by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Cholesterol is not a good indicator of future hearth disease.  A large waist size (over 40 inches for men and 35 for women) is a much better indicator of future car ... Read on »
Air and Water Diet? Water and Weight Loss by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss You are 70% water.  Our bones, muscles, blood, organs contain copious amounts of H20.  Like air, water is a need.  In it's absence,  your mouth will dry, your lips will ... Read on »
All Nutritional Studies are Flawed by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It seems like every other week the news is telling me that I need "X" or "Y" nutrient to live a longer and healthier life.  Then 3 weeks later I read eating  "X" and "Y" ... 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 »
Anti-Ab Exercises for Winter Sports and Activities by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Skiing, snowshoeing,  snowboarding, snowball fights, ice skating, shoveling, ice climbing, mountaineering and whatever those fools are doing in the picture above are all ... Read on »
Are You A Failure? Failing at Exercise by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss To fail during an exercise is a honorable thing.  However, true exercise failure is very rarely achieved.   Exercise failure occurs when you cannot complete a movement ... 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 »
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 »
Breakfast Makes Me Hungry by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My mother always told me breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Is this another one of her cover-ups, like the Santa Claus fiasco?  Others before her have proc ... Read on »
Coffee is Healthy - Just Don't Drink 100 Cups Daily by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Next to water, coffee is one of the most popular beverages consumed in the world.  Legend has it that Ethiopian shepherds first stumbled upon coffee when they noticed th ... Read on »
Crunches Don't Make Flat Stomachs, Hurt Backs...Maybe by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If I was to guess, the abdominal crunch (partial sit-up) is the most popular exercise in the gym.  I think most people are under the impression doing crunches will melt ... 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 »
Did Your Ancestors Eat Tropical Fruit? If Not, Maybe Avoid Them by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Evolutionary biology dictates we are the end product of how our ancestors lived and ate. Many Americans are decadents of people from non-tropical locales such as but not ... Read on »
Don't Let Your Carbs Be Lonely by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Don't trust the Flying Spaghetti Monster.  If you are attempting to lose body fat it isn't a good idea to carb load.  In fact, carb loading is rarely a good idea becau ... 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 »
Eat This, Not That: The Healthy Guide by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The author is actually recommending to substitute a Whopper with a Big Mac, UGH! Ever hear of the popular book series called "Eat This, Not That" ?  These ... Read on »