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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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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 »
San Diego nutritionist personal trainer tips to control holiday fat attack. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training It all begins around this time every year, where we find our selves rummaging through our kids Halloween buckets, or office candy jar in search of that last Reese’s Pean ... Read on »
San Diego’s best personal trainer’s guide to a healthy body and wallet. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Here in beautiful San Diego CA, Somagenesis San Diego Personal Trainers stand at the forefront of health and fitness education. We have seen considerable changes in the ... Read on »
San Diego Crossfit annihilates Rivak Hoffman San Diego Personal trainer by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training My latest extreme fitness challenge, is the most intense sort of personal punishment known to extreme fitness fanatics, as Crossfit. More recently I have left Crossfitso ... Read on »
San Diego Personal Trainer Rivak Hoffman asks, Are you working out your body or wearing it out? by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Today is daylight savings time, and I decided to get in an early morning workout, to avoid the Sunday gym crowd. While doing an hour on the StairMaster Gauntlet, I obse ... 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 »
San Diego's Top Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Reveals the essential strategies... by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training *Do you want to improve the quality of your life? *Do you want to look and feel better than you have in years - maybe better than you ever have before? *Do you want to ... Read on »
Real Proof that diet and exercise can keep you from dying. by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Today,I just read the greatest article! I found the preliminary abstract in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. It discussed a recently concluded study done at the Universit ... Read on »
* 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 »
* 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 »
* 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 »
Your Genes really are the Predictor for Weight Loss by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training There is a lot of misinformation out there in the fitness industry. Most recited by personal trainers touting that they know it all, when in fact most know nothing other tha ... 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 »
The Fat Tax by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that in 2000 (the latest year for which final figures are available) the death rate in America, adjusted for the fac ... Read on »
ZIP Codes and Obesity by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I just finished reading an intriguing article in Newsweek Magazine looking at the correlation between ZIP codes of wealthier areas versus poorer areas. Researchers do believ ... Read on »
Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Sugarcane in its most natural form is rich in vitamins and minerals. Unfortunately the sugar we eat contains nothing but energy also known as CALORIES! Sugar also promotes t ... 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 »
Lower Back Problems by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Today I saw a new client who came to me to help her become more active and strengthen and stabilize a very weak and unstable lumbar spine. This I have to say, with out a dou ... Read on »
Love that Coffee! by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Like many of you fitness fanatics, coffee, Sugar-free Redbull,and Spike Shooter energy drinks are big part of my work day and pre- workout energy blast. One could say that I ... Read on »
The Hardcore Facts about Weight Loss by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training There is the real world of weight loss and the media/ advertisement world of weight loss. One world gives you false hopes, gimmicks and promises, the other is about the real ... Read on »