Alan Freishtat

Alan Freishtat

Alan Freishtat is an A.C.E. CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER and a CERTIFIED WELLNESS COACH with over 18 years of professional experience. Alan is the creator and director of the “10 Weeks to Health” program for weight loss. He is available for private coaching sessions, consultations, assessments and personalized workout programs. Alan also lectures and gives seminars and workshops. He can be reached at 02-651-8502 or 050-555-7175, or by email at Check out the his web site – US Line: 516-568-5027

That Time of Year Again

September 2, 2015, by

Here we are in the midst of the month of Elul. It’s a time of teshuva and reflection and it is also a time of preparation. We are all focusing now on introspection and planning for Rosh Hashanah, the Yom HaDin and the ten days of teshuva leading to Yom Kippur. It’s a time of

Using Your Intuition

August 25, 2015, by

The definition of intuition is a phenomenon of the mind, describing the ability to acquire knowledge without inference or the use of reason. Sometimes a coach or psychologist might have a “hunch” about something, not necessarily based on absolute fact. He or she will follow that intuition and many times, this allows the professional to

The Metabolic Boost Part II

August 20, 2015, by

In last week’s column, we defined metabolism, discussed the benefits of raising one’s resting metabolic rate and highlighted the ways in which having a higher muscle mass boosts metabolism. Below are some practical tips which can help us achieve that goal, and increase our overall health and well-being. Practical Tips for Raising Your Metabolism Build

The Metabolic Boost

August 12, 2015, by

I’m sure that you’ve probably been to a simcha and stood at the reception with your mouth wide open in amazement and watched as someone as skinny as a beanpole downs three pieces of cake. You say to yourself, “If I did that, my clothes wouldn’t fit anymore.” What’s the difference between that person and

Incorporating TLC Into Your Day

August 5, 2015, by

It’s been a very interesting few weeks in my office. My office staff and I get great satisfaction when we see our clients succeed in changing their health, and life around for the better. Last month, after doing a public lecture on lowering blood pressure, several individuals who attended chose to try our path to

To Win the Battle of the Bulge

July 30, 2015, by

We all know how difficult it is to lose weight. We all know the dangers of being overweight and we all know it just how lousy it feels. Research shows that two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and it is associated with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression and various cancers (Malik, Schultz & Hu

Don’t Be Late—Preventative Measures

July 22, 2015, by

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t see someone who has one of the classic adult diseases—I’m referring to diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol. In many cases, the ramifications of these diseases have already begun to set in and the client is already being medicated; sometimes, they are feeling some

Keeping the Weight Off During Summer Vacation

July 16, 2015, by

Adina has been a long time client who is always watching her weight very carefully.  Even during the chagim, she holds her own and barely gains weight.  But Adina has one time of year that is truly her downfall when it comes to keeping her weight in a normal range, and that is the summer

Using Nutrition and Exercise for Stress

July 7, 2015, by

Baruch recently came to see me to talk about an exercise program. Baruch isn’t overweight at all. However, he had been “foggy” for an extended period of time and was having digestive issues — all due to stress. Baruch read an article about how exercise can help and wanted to hear what I had to

The Silent Killer

June 10, 2015, by

Dovid is a 40-year-old who hasn’t felt well for the last year. Other than not “feeling right,” he had no other symptoms. Dovid was overweight with a BMI of 28.5 and didn’t get a lot of exercise or activity. His diet was very “western”—meaning too high in saturated and trans fats, and with too much

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