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Alan Freishtat

Alan Freishtat

Alan Freishtat is an A.C.E. CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER and a BEHAVIORAL CHANGE and WELLNESS COACH with over 19 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 both in his office and by telephone and skype. Alan also lectures and gives seminars and workshops. He can be reached at 02-651-8502 or 050-555-7175, or by email at alan@alanfitness.com Check out the his web site – www.alanfitness.com US Line: 516-568-5027

Do Carbs Get a Bad Rap?

November 28, 2018, by

We live in a world of extremes. In the last few decades, we have been treated to low carbs, high protein, low fat, low sugar, no sugar, high carbs, gluten free, etc.  It’s as if the quick fix elimination diet is the only way to achieve what we want.  But the statistics are telling us

Saved from the knife

November 13, 2018, by

At the time of writing this article, Elly is supposed to be on an airplane flying to the United States in order to get a very intricate and delicate surgery to repair a problem with the disk that sits in the lumbar spine between vertebrae L4 and L5.  Elly started to have severe lower back

Cholesterol, Heart Disease and Statins—The Truth Comes Out

October 29, 2018, by

What really happens in order for plaque to form in your arteries and Chas V’shalom cause a heart attack or stroke? The anatomy of a heart attack Let’s get a basic understanding of what happens when one has a heart attack.  A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is permanent damage to the heart muscle.

It’s Over—Now What?

October 11, 2018, by

Our Succahs are down and the Yomim Tovim are now behind us.  Hopefully, we had a lot of Simcha and quality time with our families.  Undoubtedly, we also took liberties with the amount and type of food we consumed.  And we did this at a time when we are less active than usual.  Obviously, that

Rosh Hashanah 5779

September 5, 2018, by

As we approach the New Year of 5779, Haba Aleinu L’tovah, there is always a certain amount to reflect upon looking back at the past year as well as some trepidation in terms of what awaits us in the coming year. This past year has been one of the most interesting years I’ve had since

The 23-Day Challenge

August 28, 2018, by

We are now focusing on the approaching Yom HaDin.  And as much as this is a time for spiritual preparation, it is also a time when practical preparation for the upcoming 23 days beginning with Rosh Hashanah can go a long way toward preserving our health.  This time period also includes Yom Kippur, Succos, Chol

A Comprehensive Look at Stress

August 23, 2018, by

Stress is a subject that I write about from time to time because I see all too often the damage it does to our health and wellbeing.  I see it from clients and I see it with friends.  And we happen to live in a society where the demands made upon us are unreasonable.  Whether

When it Doesn’t Work, It’s Time to Change the Approach

August 14, 2018, by

If you are a frequent reader of my columns, then you already know how I feel about diets.  But it’s not about how I feel, it’s much more about what we know works and what we know doesn’t work.  We have created a mentality that is faulty.  This includes governments, doctors, and big business.  For

Summer Vacations

August 7, 2018, 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 now it’s summer and for Adina, this is the one time of year that is truly her downfall when it comes to keeping her weight in a

Exercise – It’s a Must!

July 25, 2018, by

It’s 2018 and there is still a terrible misconception regarding exercise and activity or the absence thereof.  This was typified this past week when a consultation came into my office.  Yonah is age 49.  He came to talk about a few health issues he is having.  Fatigue, tiredness, pre-diabetes and borderline high blood pressure.  Yonah