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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

Pain: A Little to Get Rid of a Lot

January 17, 2017, by

Being in pain, especially chronic pain is just no fun.  All of us have had some pain at some time in our life.  Sometimes it can be just a bump, bruise or minor burn, but sometimes, it can be chronic lower back pain, arthritis or other causes of severe pain that just doesn’t seem to

It’s Winter Again: How to Stay in Shape

January 9, 2017, by

It’s definitely wet and cold outside!  With temperatures running below normal and wind and rain making it difficult to get out and exercise, we need to look at the alternatives to outdoor workouts and how to cope with the winter season. There are two very negative effects of winter. Firstly, it’s a time that we

Not just what you Eat-It’s also how you eat!

January 3, 2017, by

Yisrael Meir came to see me a few weeks ago. He was being very compliant with a food plan given by a dietician but had stopped losing weight after initial success.  My staff dietician reviewed his plan and we determined together that he should have been losing.  So we began to probe and prod and

Exercise: Too Much of a Good Thing

December 19, 2016, by

Chanukah is coming and for those of us involved in health, fitness and weight loss, it usually means we can look forward to an increase in our client load after Chanukah.  After all, the overconsumption of high calorie foods like latkes and jelly donuts along with general overconsumption of food over the 8 days has

This One’s Not a Gimmick

December 13, 2016, by

They call me all the time!  We have a product I think you would like to market.  This mineral is “proven” to enhance weight loss.  Would you like to market this protein powder to your training clients?  We have a product that is just right for your business—it is a meal replacement and will help

Is it my Thyroid? (Part 2)

December 6, 2016, by

In part 1 of this article, we began delving into the factors which affect our thyroid and how well it functions.  We mentioned that common symptoms of thyroid dysfunction are fatigue, brain fog, weight gain, cold hands and feet, sluggish bowels, depressed mood, cognitive decline and low vitality.  We also talked about the first 5

Is it my Thyroid? (Part 1)

November 28, 2016, by

Rochel, a 54 year old who was in my weight loss program a few years ago, was frustrated.  She was doing everything right but her weight not only wasn’t going down, it was going up.  Needless to say, I was also frustrated.  I sent her back to her doctor to have her thyroid function retested. 

How Late Can I Eat?

November 23, 2016, by

Moishe is a skype client from the mid-Atlantic United States.  He has become a great exerciser in our time together and is being very mindful in executing his food program.  He feels better than when he started, but the truth is, he really isn’t losing weight.  Yes, he has stopped gaining and because he is

Not something to Ignore

November 14, 2016, by

On a recent visit to the United States, all of the news outlets were discussing how to prevent the next terror attack,ח”ו. The law enforcement community has been very adamant in using a phrase for the public; “If you see something, say something”.  Good advice.  And when it comes to our health, there are times

Revisiting Stress

November 8, 2016, 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

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