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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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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 »
How to Design a Weight Loss Cardio Program by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Lets face it, not everybody enjoys exercising especially when doing a given body movement for an extended period of time. If you are on a personal crusade to shed unwanted f ... Read on »
Lack of Sleep Disrupts Weight Loss by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training he less you sleep the greater the likelihood that you will gain unwanted body weight. Several studies conducted at University Medical Schools have repeatedly shown that lack ... Read on »
Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) and Obesity by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training I just finished reading and interesting article on the latest finding in Obesity research. I seems that researchers are finally finding solutions for managing the obesity ep ... Read on »
Warmer weather equates to beach time! by Rivak H. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Strength Training Are you ready for your debut at the beach? I am not. Although I am lean, I would still like to look better. Living in San Diego CA provides year round warm weather but not n ... 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 »