Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Injury And Self Management Strategies To Do At Home

The Pathogenesis of Rotator Cuff Injury Painful rotator cuff Injury is all too common with athletes, weightlifters and even the elderly. Causes for painful rotator cuff injury are varied. In some cases it is related to repetitive ballistic motions, in other instances it is related to a traumatic slip or fall. Here are a few cause…

Scottsdale Arizona Medical Personal Trainer

Scottsdale AZ Medical Personal Trainer – On Improper Abdominal Training

Rivak Hoffman is a former  Surgical Physician Assistant who made the transition to holistic health and fitness 18 years ago  He now successfully works at Every Bit Fit Arizona as a  Scottsdale AZ Medical Personal Trainer and Spine Therapist. He has a lot of experience under his belt. He has helped improve the quality of life…

Cure for tennis elbow

Cure For Tennis Elbow Is Misleading

Should The Cure For Tennis Elbow Only  Be Focused At The Arm? The proper cure for tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is often approached incorrectly by both physicians and physical therapists. This can be very frustrating to the anxious athlete or layperson, who often has to wait weeks to months for their painful symptoms…

Scottsdale Arizona Weight Loss Coach

Scottsdale Arizona Weight Loss Coach and Personal Trainer

Weight Loss Challenges And The Unique Value Of A Scottsdale Arizona Weight Loss Coach and Personal Trainer. Scottsdale Arizona Weight Loss Coach and Personal Trainer Rivak Hoffman says “Weight loss is the most challenging endeavor a human can do”. Psychologically it requires a strong sense of discipline and resilient mental stamina to make weight loss…

Scottsdale personal trainer and Strength Training Exercises

9 Strength Training Exercises That Are Destructive To Your Health

Strength Training Better Defined Strength training should be designed to improve your overall health and well being, by creating proper muscle contraction and growth of muscle also known as hypertrophy. In addition, when properly performed, strength training should promote good joint stability by increasing tendon and ligament toughness. In other words, strength training should promote…

10 proven methods to resolve lower back pain.

6 Tried and True Methods to Resolve Lower Back Pain.

Having lower back pain can be an excruciatingly painful experience, and often a debilitating situation for millions of Americans. A UNC study has estimated that 80% of Americans will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, Americans sit more than ever, contributing to the rising prevalence of lower back pain. Aside from…

How to get rid of arm fat

How to Get Rid of Arm Fat

How to get rid of arm fat is a nagging problem many women face as they transition through the decades of life. That unsightly jiggle of loose under arm fat, bothers women and often hammers on their self esteem. It becomes an embarrassment for some women to publicly reveal their arms in short sleeve shirts,…

Mistakes you make when trying to lose stubborn body fat

Mistakes you make when trying to lose stubborn body fat

The mistakes you make when trying to lose stubborn body fat often leave the individual confused as what to do next. Unfortunately, we are easily misinformed by the conflicting information that the media tells us. They are usually trying to sell a quick fix solution to a problem which never works.  Instead, focus your valuable…

Holistic Lifestyle Personal Trainer

What is a Holistic Lifestyle Personal Trainer?

Many of you are probably wondering what  exactly is a Holistic Lifestyle Personal Trainer?  After deep reflection, here is my best answer to describe what I am and what Holistic Personal Trainers are all about. A Holistic Lifestyle Personal Trainer is very different from the traditional babysitting, rep counting  personal trainer that we have all…

Scottsdale personal trainer discusses stressors that kill.

Scottsdale Personal Trainer- Six Deadly Stressors

Physical Stress in general is healthy for the human body until obsession takes over and one over exercises. Over exercising leads to over activation of the sympathetic nervous system and increased cortisol production. This in turn leads to tissue catabolism versus tissue anabolism. Scottsdale Personal Trainer Rivak Hoffman is and advocate of working in with…