Blogs about Obesity

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

World Tour Update: India in August 2017

After Europe and the USA, my live workshop and its world tour will include Asia starting from India in August 2017.http://www.fitproworkshops.com

Lack of Resistance Training leads to Obesity

So what’s a big reason why people gain weight as they age? -Poor metabolism. Studies show that overtime someone who does not strength train loses half a pound of muscle each year. That means over a ten-year period 5 pounds of muscle is lost. We know that muscle tissue has a positive effect on our metabolism, and as adults age and age, muscle tissue atrophies because there is a lack of resistance training and or challenging activity. Muscle tissue has a big effect on resting metabolic rate.

2017 World Tour of Live Workshop

The 2017 World Tour of my Live Workshop is going to start soon including the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia. First stop in San Francisco, CA on June 4 powered by DSportsFit.http://www.fitproworkshops.com

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

Approved International Continuing Education Course on Exercise and Obesity

A science-based and practically oriented live workshop that combines for fitness professionals who seek to bridge the gap and play a key role in the new era of the health and fitness industry globally.

Presenter at FIBO European Convention 2017

I am honored to be an invited presenter at the biggest convention for fitness professionals in Europe that will take place on April 8-9 in Cologne, Germany.http://europeactive.eu/events/ETC2017

New accreditation to GRAFTS for Weight Management Exercise Specialist

Proud of being the Education Director of the leading vocational training provider for professional credentials in the fitness industry in Greece with the variety of fully accredited certification courses. The last addition is the Weight Management Exercise Specialist certification that provides an international recognition through the European Register of Exercise Professionals.

Sitting: The Hidden Killer

Hurry! Stand up! Sitting down - harmful?I'm sitting down while writing this. You're probably sitting down reading it. It sounds ridiculous, how can such a natural occurence be detrimental?

Approved International Continuing Education Course

My international live workshop is now approved by the top U.S. certification organizations as a continuing education course (CECs/CEUs: 0.9) for fitness professionals around the globe!