• Ralph Ruiz
    Health Coach
    Featured in Forbes, Macy's and Under Armour

     

    Are you struggling with chronic pain? Anxiety? Low energy or lack of motivation? Are you looking for a health & fitness trainer that can do much more than just show you how to use a machine or hold some boxing mitts for you to punch a few times to break a sweat? I know, this sounds like one of those cheesy informercials you see on tv late at night right before taking your meds. So, let's get to the good part in this bio and the reasons why I may or may not be a perfect fit for your health and fitness needs.

     

    Complimentary Health & Fitness Assessment: First and foremost, I offer every single one of my potential clients a complimentary health and fitness assessment for free. This allows you to interview me, gauge my style of coaching and ask any questions you have that will help you determine if I am the health and fitness expert you wish to work with. If it turns out that I am not your guy that's ok, I will not use any pushy sales tactics on you before, during or after our complimentary assessment. To schedule our initial assessment please send me a message on how I can contact you and your availability. Because this is my "neighborhood trainer" profile and I live in the heart of Manhattan (New York, NY), I do offer my neighbors who find me here a special incentive exclusively available to my neighbors. If you are my neighbor, please feel free to message me for more information on that.

     

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    Specialty: I specialize in teaching clients how to heal their chronic pain and anxiety symptoms through nutrition, exercise, boxing (if requested by client) and stress management, and yes, if you do not have chronic pain or anxiety and wish to work with me you can still contact me and I'll be more than happy to assist you in reaching your health and fitness goals.

     

    Certifications:

     

    AFAA Personal Training Certification (American Fitness & Aerobics Association)

    AFAA Pre-Habilitation Certification

    AFAA Sports Nutrition Certification

    Institute of Integrative Nutrition Certification

    Master Level Hypnosis Certification for the following:

    - Stress Management

    - Behavioral Changes

    - Phobia cure

    - Food cravings

    - Self Sabotage & addictions

    - Chronic pain relief

    - Insomnia relief

    - Anxiety symptoms relief

    - Persistent feelings of sadness

    - Low energy levels & low motivation

     

    Highlights:

     

    Started Health & Fitness Career in 2006

    Experience working with professional athletes (some all-stars & some minor leaguers)

    Experience working with Hollywood actors & multi Grammy award winners.

    Experience working with teenagers, senior citizens, autoimmune diseases & chronic pain sufferers with Ankylosing Spondylitis, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sciatica, repetitive injuries and TMS.

     

    Style of Training: My style of fitness training revolves around a holistic, mind, body and lifestyle approach. I have a phenomenal sense of humor and I make fitness fun! Don't expect me to yell or scream at you, that's not my style, but I will leave you with something deep and inspirational to reflect on every single week we meet, to continuously increase your level of motivation and focus while we work on your specific health and fitness goals.

     

    Starting Your Program: I begin every health and fitness program with a conditioning phase to prevent injuries and enhance peak performance in the gym. I begin this phase by correcting muscle imbalances with balance and stability exercises, increasing core strength and muscle endurance.

     

    Stress Management: If necessary, and upon request I offer a guided meditation after the workout for stress management, and yes, I am certified to provide stress management and holistic healing and life coaching as part of my complete health package. After the initial conditioning phase, we move on to your tailored custom exercise program, specifically designed for you and your desired health and fitness goals.

     

    Nutrition Coaching: With your permission and request, it is not rare for me to go with you to the supermarket to help you pick out foods that are in line with your desired health goals. Many times, the only "healthy" thing on your "healthy" food is the word "healthy" on the label. Many times, those so called "healthy" foods, not only get in the way of achieving your health goals, many times they are the cause of your health problems to begin with.

     

    To learn more about how I can be an asset to your health and overall quality of life please send me a message to schedule your complimentary assessment.
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    My Training style
    Motivational Speaker
    Sounding Board
    Talker
    I work with people who are
    New to fitness
    Already exercising regularly
    Returning after a long layoff from regular exercise
    My training environment
    Residential Building Gym
    Outdoors (Park/Track)
    Office Building Gym
    Corporate Events
    My Private Studio
    Trainer's only Gym
    Group Fitness
    Client Home (client's equipment)
    Client Home (trainer's equipment)
    Will Travel
    Skype/Online
    Yoga style I practice (for yoga instructors only)
    I have experience with injuries to the following areas
    Back
    Shoulders
    Neck
    Knees
    Hips
    Feet
    Elbows
    Ankles
    I have experience with the following medical conditions
    High Blood Pressure
    Obesity
    Diabetes
    Cardiovascular Disease
    I have experience with the following special populations
    Elderly
    First Timers
    Unmotivated Individuals
    Pre/Post Natal
    Professional Athletes
    Tri-Athletes
    Post-Rehab
    Teenagers
    I have special certifications in
    Nutrition & Lifestyle
    Post-Rehab
    Health & Fitness specialist
    Sports Nutrition
    Boxing
    Holistic Fitness
    Well Coach
    Stretching
    I have experience with the following sports/ training specific goals
    Martial Arts
    Baseball
    Weight Loss
    Basketball
    Boxing
    Plyometric Training
    Tough Mudder
    5k/10k
    Triathlon
    Session lengths available
    30 min
    45 min
    60 min
    Payment method preference
    Cash
    Credit/Debit Card
    Paypal
    NeighborhoodTrainers Gift Certificate
    Check
    I offer a complimentary first meeting of an
    Initial 30 Minute Consultation
    Fitness Assessment
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    English & Spanish

    Areas Available to Train in ( city zip code/ area listings)

    10023 , 10069 , 10004 , 10006 , 10012 , 10280 , 10281 , 10282

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