Blogs about Health Fitness Specialist

Launching a continuing education course in the Middle East

Teaching my international continuing education course on exercise and obesity and trying to blend theory and practice in Beirut, Lebanon. After Europe and the USA, this live workshop approved by ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, and NSCA is now a reality in the Middle East! http://www.fitproworkshops.com

The future of fitness industry is here!

Educating the fitness professionals of the next generation and tackling obesity epidemic through specialized continuing education courses around the globe!http://www.fitproworkshops.com

The future of professional credentials in the fitness industry

What will be the top credentials for fitness professionals in the next decade?June 17, 2017: ELAV Annual Congress, Citta Di Castello, Italyhttp://www.elav.eu/img/ELAV_Global_Meeting_2017_ver6.pdf

Health Benefits of Living in an Active Community

When it comes to staying active, where you live can be almost as important as how you live. Choosing an active living community will ensure that you always have something to do as you seek to stay active and healthy. Here are some of the benefits of choosing an active community that you just can't find elsewhere.  Never a Dull Moment!

Story from the field of EIM

My story is included to the Exercise is Medicine (EIM) Handbook for exercise professionals. It is a great honor to be a part of this innovative global initiative that bridges the gap between medical community and fitness industry!https://certification.acsm.org/exercise-is-medicine-credential

World Tour Update: Middle East in July 2017

My international continuing education course for fitness professionals goes to Middle East starting from Lebanon (Beirut, July 8-9, 2017).https://www.fitproworkshops.com/middle-east

ACE Fitness Programming for Overweight/Obese Clients Workshop in Greece

As an ACE International Master Trainer, I am excited and happy to teach an ACE live workshop on fitness programming for overweight and obese clients on April 22, 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece.https://www.acefitness.org/continuing-education/course/4a528w3x/fitness-programming-for-overweight-clients-and-clients-affected-by-obesity

Invited International Presenter at FIBO European Convention 2017

Presenting the latest exercise recommendations and practical application solutions for physically inactive overweight or obese clients at the largest European educational event for fitness professionals in Cologne, Germany.https://www.fibo.com/convention?sprache=englisch

Interview with the IDEA Fitness Journal

"The power of mindset": A real priviledge and an honor to spread the message about the role of qualified fitness professionals in the fight against the global obesity epidemic through an interview that has been published in the March issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/the-power-of-mindset

IDEA Fitness Journal Interview: 'The Power Of Mindset'

Bridging the Gap by Cedric Bryant, PhD (ACE Chief Science Officer): Alexis Batrakoulis, MS, CSCS, teaches that the road to permanent, sustained weight loss begins with a powerful mental game.http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/the-power-of-mindset