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

Are You Eating Enough?

November 24, 2015, by

  It makes sense—just eat less and you will lose weight. That is what Davida and Gittel, thought. Both in their mid-to-late 40’s they came to me for consultations on weight loss several years ago. Both were on calorie-restricted programs and were exercising to some extent and both were very frustrated as all of their

Keeping Healthy Lifestyles in Perspective

November 17, 2015, by

As both a wellness coach and personal trainer, I am trying to help people make improvements in their lifestyle habits in order to bring about a healthier quality of life. I am not trying to help people achieve perfection in any particular area. Getting everyone to be an ideal weight or getting everybody to do

Critical Updates to Our Health Knowledge

November 5, 2015, by

Our knowledge on how to stay healthy is constantly evolving. Your doctor probably told you 25 years ago that a brisk walk for 20 minutes a day three days a week would keep you out of his office. Today, we know that isn’t enough. Do you remember your parents switching from butter to margarine back

Staying Healthy Doesn’t Have to Cost Too Much

October 28, 2015, by

It sometimes seems that in order to stay healthy, it might cost a lot of money. Granted, not being healthy will ultimately cost more money than staying healthy but for many it seems like we must put out a lot of money to buy healthy foods, see a dietician, buy exercise equipment, go to the

Beware! Who is Helping You Lose Weight?

October 22, 2015, by

“I’m not coming into any of your programs! I should be able to do this myself.” If I had a dollar for every time someone said that to me, I wouldn’t have to work anymore. There is nothing wrong with needing help in order to improve any particular area or areas in your life. As

Does Money Buy Happiness? Maybe!

October 13, 2015, by

Does money buy happiness? Well, yes—or no—or maybe-sometimes. The question that begs to be asked really is do you need money to be happy? The answer is really yes, no, and maybe. It all depends on how we look at the situation. Over my 19 years as a fitness professional and wellness coach, there barely

Fitness Numbers to Keep in Mind

September 24, 2015, by

25, 10,000, 150, 80-20, 30, and 120. Are these my suggestions for this week’s lottery drawing? No, not at all. These are not random numbers either. They are numbers that different clients of mine have heard from me for different reasons at different times over and over again throughout the years. But what are they

10 Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid

September 16, 2015, by

  Roughly 70% of us could stand to lose some weight. Some people need to only lose a few kilos, others may have years of work to do in order to get into a range of healthy weight. But as we all know, the chances of long-term success aren’t very good. With some help from

It’s All About the Arteries in Your Heart

September 9, 2015, by

Every 34 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack. Each minute, someone dies from a heart disease-related event. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death around the world. It kills 380,000 people in the United States every year. CAD is a specific form of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). It results

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

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