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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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The Mob Stole Your Virginity by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss You may have been unwittingly deflowered by the mob.  Specifically they may have corrupted the virginity of your extra virgin olive oil.  Chances are the olive oil in yo ... Read on »
Sweet Potato the King of Healthy Carbs by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A smoking mascot to sell vegetables?! Sweet Potatoes vs. Yams  Here is a weird story that starts with your mom and ends with the devil: the USDA.  F ... Read on »
Insulin Makes You Fat. Period. by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Without insulin your body will not accumulate fat. It is the only bodily agent with the ability to lock fat up in your adipose tissue.  No insulin spikes = no extra fat ... 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 »
Pink Makes You Weak but Red Helps You Dominate by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Science has demonstrated specific colors can affect human performance. This phenomenon is seen across cultures and sexes.  Pink and red seem to elicit the strongest response ... 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 »
The Scientific 7-Minute Workout : Not Really by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It is NOT really a 7 minute workout! The original article which appeared in The American College of S ... Read on »
The Hungry Games: Controlling Hunger by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The thing about hunger is most of us aren't hungry because we need food.  We have trained our bodies, with the help of Monsanto to Mcdonalds, to crave and desire food. A ... Read on »
Juicing is Not so Healthy by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Sadly we have migrated away from eating whole foods in their natural state.  Are we lazy or is it something else because this is the healthiest way to pack in nutrients ... Read on »
GMO Frankenfoods, Yum! by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since the 1990's most likely you have unknowingly been eating GMO's everyday and so have your kids. Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are a part of a huge uncontrolle ... 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 »
Lose Weight and Get Smarter Simultaneously! by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "I can only meditate when I'm walking. When I stop, my mind ceases to think; my mind only works with my legs." -Jean-Jacques Rousseau  The human brain thrives on e ... 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 »
Most Vitamins Are a Waste of Money by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "Let food be thy medicine”- Hippocrates More than half of U.S. adults blindly take vitamins daily.  Do you know what you are actually putting into your body?  Probabl ... Read on »
Stretching May Be Bad? by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "...there is no research which proves categorically that there is any need for separate stretching sessions, phases or exercises to be conducted to improve performance o ... Read on »
Fast (ing) Weight Loss: Intermittent Fasting by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Intermittent fasting is easy...starvation not so much. Until recently I recommended 5 to 6 small daily snacks/meals spaced evenly throughout the day to stok ... Read on »
Strength Does Not = Size by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There may be a correlation between strength and size but no direct causation.  Many lilliputian sized Olympic lifters continue to gain strength year after year despite t ... Read on »
Spend Less Time In the Gym and Be More Fit by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Here is a thought experiment: Imagine spending less time working out and getting more fit.  How would that make you feel? Of course this would be great, right? Unless, y ... Read on »
How to Be Taller & Get Rid of Back Pain by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Are you vertically challenged?  Genetics and environmental factors play the single greatest role in determining your height. Access to good health care and proper nutrit ... Read on »
Shoes are Dangerous for Kids by JoachimsTraining Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The children's shoe industry has been around for over a century and represents almost 20% of the 60 billion dollar U.S. market.  Yet, many experts agree children's shoes ... Read on »