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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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Somagenesis San Diego Personal trainer, discusses Intelligent Fitness Programs. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Over the twelve year span of my career as a personal trainer in San Diego , I have heard multiple complaints from the 40-60 year old population. Complaints involving rotat ... Read on »
San Diego’s best personal trainer discusses ,the over 40 year old male weight loss conundrum. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Weight loss as we age?, Oh the pain and suffering us men go through. Men over 40 are faced with a myriad of complexities that sidelines their mental and physical health. F ... Read on »
San Diego Personal Trainer Rivak Hoffman discusses excess post exercise oxygen consumption by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I just finished a wonderful updated article discussing  EPOC and the underlying myth. EPOC is lay mans terms, means the excess energy expended at an elevated rate followi ... Read on »
Personal Trainer in San Diego uses the Bulgarian Bag for the first time. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Ouch!  What a daunting experience the Bulgarian Bag workout has been for me; And i thought I aerobic levels were better than most. Think again. With heart rates averaging ... 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 »
Somagenesis San Diego Personal Trainer asks, Are you Deteriorating Slowly ? by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training This post was inspired by the fellow I saw walking around World Gym San Diego , with the T-shirt inscription. “Deteriorating Nicely” Thanks for the writing revelation! ... Read on »
San Diego Personal Trainer reveals,how to get a 9% pay raise by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Hey, are you looking to make more money at work, then workout regularly, say  researchers at Cleveland State. Stymied by the cause and effect of why healthy individuals ge ... Read on »
San Diego Personal Fitness Trainer asks: Are You Really Too Busy? by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training ” I just don’t have the time to work out.. My life is too busy!” Do you fall into this mind trap?  Do you throw in the towel on your diet and exercise, due to the dema ... Read on »
San Diego Fitness Expert discusses the 6 Diet Myths that keep you perpetually fat! by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training There is a big problem with your eating behaviors and beliefs if your religiously working out daily, and following diet rules. Even worse if your gaining weight  while exe ... Read on »
San Diego Health and Fitness Expert, discusses 5 junk foods that Are Actually Good For You by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Hi, sorry about the delay in posting. It has been a busy 2011 for all of us at Somagenesis Health and Fitness . I wanted to fill you in on some cutting edge news that will ... Read on »
US Pets getting obese like their masters. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Its bad enough that Americans with obesity and weight related diseases are on the rise, now a published study by the Association for Pet obesity Prevention (APOP) found th ... Read on »
The destructive nature of stress, and what you can do about it! by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training What has once helped us survive, is now a nemesis in all our lives. Stress is real, dangerous and scientifically measurable. Chronic stress will shrink your brain, add fat ... Read on »
Maverick San Diego Personal Trainer says. “Diets just don’t work and never will!” by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Time to wake up people! How much money do you plan to throw away in 2011, attempting to acquire the hail grail of weight loss success. Put your hard earned dollars away an ... Read on »
The undeniable truth behind middle age weight gain. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training You hit your 40s ,  and soon you find your self plagued with muffin tops and and a belt line that heads south. The scale show a scary 20 pound weight gain beyond your norm ... Read on »
Research discovers the new weight gain monster by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Obesogens are these new crazy chemicals that disrupt  the hormones in our body. Many leading researchers are now discovering that these Obesogens lead to obesity, which i ... Read on »
San Diego Personal Training Business and State of the Economy update by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Its been a while since I have blogged, and all for a good reason. Business has picked up for Somagenesis.com Not so much in the sense of pure physical fitness training, ... Read on »
San Diego Personal trainer discusses weight loss accountability with the I-Phone by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Lets face it, counting calories and logging then in your spiral binder is so freaking boring. So boring, I bet you will stop logging your intake in just a matter of ti ... Read on »
Maintaining your health and fitness during difficult times with physical fitness by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Yes, the United States is in an economic funk. We are all feeling the ramifications of a crippled economy and job losses in the thousands. The media who creates a negati ... Read on »
San Diego Personal Fitness Trainer,discusses the world of non completer’s by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training It is very unlike me to gloat on the negative, since I consider myself a motivator by nature and high achiever in both my business and physical life.  This is without a ... Read on »
San Diego Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis client may be cured by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training A while back, I wrote about my favorite client Bob, who was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis some 15 years ago. He is evidently a quadriplegic and w ... Read on »