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Rivak H. Healthy Living Professional

San Diego, California
President of Somagenesis Health & Fitness. Registered Physician Assistant, Cooper Institute Master Fitness Specialist NSCA- Certified Personal Trainer.
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* Alli The new diet pill panacea for real weight loss? - Effective or Misleading? by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training This morning on the Today’s show with Matt Lauer and Dr. Nancy Sneiderman  I had the opportunity to hear what the professional had to say about the new low dose of Xenical k ... Read on »
* Does who you hang out with really define your weight gain or loss? by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I couldn’t believe my eyes when read the headline in the San Diego Union Tribune “Study links obesity to friends” For years I have been touting this to many of my clients. ... Read on »
* Physical Therapy and its Positive Effects on Multiple Sclerosis by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I recently acquired another MS (Mutiple Sclerosis) client who atypically is a male in his mid 40’s. Being a Medical Professional with 17 years tenure prior to the start o ... Read on »
* The Major Stressors within the personal training business. Part I by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training The personal training business is not as glamorous as one would think it is. In order to make a good salary you must work long odd hours from 5:00am until 9:00pm, fight traf ... Read on »
10 Things Your Trainer Won't Tell You - My Perspective by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I most say I am so offended by some of the article that are published in magazines and on the internet. My latest discovery was and article written by Renee DeFranco of Smar ... Read on »
Affordable Personal Training in San Diego by RX Fitness Pros by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Somagenesis Health and Fitness has created a new sister company, Rxfitnesspros of San Diego. This top notch health and fitness company offers fitness programs on a slidin ... Read on »
American’s becoming more obese during economic slow down by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training San Diego once hailed “America’s Fittest City” by Mens Health magazine, 2001 through 2005 has plummeted to a dismal 21st place in categories of health, fitness and lifes ... Read on »
Big 10 Diet Busters by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training It always blows my mind when clients report their food intake to me and believe what they eat is health and nutritious. Here is a list of the main culprits in peoples diets ... Read on »
Body Fat? Not Such a Bad Thing Afterall by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training In this country, the most popular cosmetic surgery in liposuction. 325,000 such surgeries are performed annually. This is a procedure in which a dermatologist or plastic sur ... Read on »
Cancer patients can exercise and increase survivability by 30-40% by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training This is nothing new to what I have experienced as a seasoned  personal fitness trainer and medical exercise specialist at Somagenesis Personal Training of San Diego . My f ... Read on »
Catastrophic effects of the traditional supine bench press. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training The bench press by far the most popular, but damaging exercise performed in the gym. For many, it represents the metric for ultimate upper body strength, and exhibitioni ... Read on »
Concerned San Diego personal trainer discusses upcoming holiday food binge armageddon. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training It just occurred to me that Thanksgiving will be here in 38 days, and the Chanukah / Christmas Holidays shortly thereafter. I bring this up to remind anyone who struggles ... Read on »
CrossFit Training in San Diego by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I am really excited about my new fitness endeavor. I began the Crossfit foundations classes over one month ago and am ready to graduate with competence and be on my own. ... Read on »
Elite San Diego personal trainer’s perspective on the so called “New Years... by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Its they day after Christmas, and people are preparing for the next hurdle, that being New Years 2014.  If your like most Americans’s, you went way overboard eating everyt ... Read on »
Everything about the San Diego personal training industry, that I learned in 2008 by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training 1. Go for the positive expected value, not what’s less risky. 2. Don’t do things that you don’t understand, even if you see your competition doing it. 3. Hope is n ... Read on »
Exercises to prevent hamstring tear. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Hamstring tears don’t always mean you have tight inflexible hamstrings. In fact, this injury is  commonly seen in pro bodybuilders and track sprinters who have asymmetrica ... Read on »
Expert San Diego Personal Trainer’s treatment for painful medial epicondylitis. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Medial Epicondylitis is an often debilitating condition, that personal fitness trainers can expect to see when training clients, especially men. Medial epicondylitis (M ... Read on »
Finding a quality San Diego Personal Trainer when doing a Google search. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training San Diego, CA  has an unusually high density of personal trainers per square mile. San Diego California has always had the reputation for health and fitness and beautifu ... Read on »
Fire Up Your Weak Metabolism! by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training As we age our metabolism goes indirect linear. The is a multifaceted problem that is easily preventable if people would get off their fat asses to exercise, move more an ... Read on »
Fitness and nutritional tips for the pereptual business traveler. Somagenesis San Diego Personal... by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training It has become more evident than ever, that the weekly jet setting business person is more apt to fall off the health and fitness regimen, when compared to non traveling ... Read on »