Eric Greenberg MD CPT Personal Training Studio

Friday, November 05, 2010 • Bethesda, MD 20814
cell 301-852-8090
0305 Old Georgetown RD Bethesda MD 20814
Training programs are designed by the trainer working in concert with the client based upon the client's goals, current level of fitness, experience, personal preference, medical and physical limitations, and time, and financial restraints. 
Our training programs are ideal for everyone from beginners to triathletes and bodybuilders and will enable you to reach one or more of the following common fitness goals (or other goals as set forth by the client):
1. Weight loss or decrease in percent body fat (improvement in body composition)
2. Increase in muscular definition or muscle tone or in muscle mass.
3. Improvement in performance including increased strength, speed, endurance, quickness, or athletic performance. 
4. Improvement in health including decrease in cardiac risk factors such as cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. Also improvement in bone health; decrease in risk for osteopenia and osteoporosis.
5. Improvement in energy.
6. Improvement in function after injuries. (post-rehabilitation)
7. Improvement in daily function and maintenance of independent living.  Particularly important for elderly. Includes improvement in stability, strength, agility and flexibility.  
Training programs involve cardiovascular training, core training, weightlifting: strength training and endurance training and bodybuilding, weight loss training, and stability, agility, and flexibility training.
Techniques such as circuit training, interval training, and conventional techniques will be employed.
Solo Training
Our workouts are designed to convert your body from a soft, sedentary, calorie storing reservoir into a lean, mean, calorie burning machine. Workouts are not merely designed to burn calories. The workouts will increase your lean muscle mass, convert fat to muscle, and thereby increase your basal metabolic rate, which is the rate at which your body burns calories at rest or also called your metabolism.
In addition the workouts will increase your muscular strength and endurance and cardiovascular capacity making it much easier to exercise and burn calories.
Our workouts are dynamic, fast moving, energizing, efficient, and focus on major muscle groups. When you are finished with your workouts you will feel exhilarated. You will have a sense of accomplishment, satisfaction, and confidence.
Workouts are designed based on a clients current level of fitness, goals and personal preferences. Dr. Greenberg is willing to work with his clients to design an optimum workout based on the clients personal preferences. For instance Dr. Greenberg can modify your training program to reach the same goals by using different exercise modalities, including body weight exercises, floor exercises, free weights, machines, stability balls, medicine balls, the bosu, resistance bands, and other modalities. We cater to everyone from beginners, the elderly, the obese, and those with medical conditions and injuries to tri-athletes and bodybuilders.
Dr. Greenberg's extensive background in internal medicine is instrumental in designing programs for people with health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and muscular skeletal injuries.                            
Dr. Greenberg's understanding of exercise physiology is instrumental in designing programs for athletes to increase their strength, speed, and quickness, and to improve their body composition. Workouts continue without rest but move from muscle group to muscle group to avoid premature exhaustion, and move from dynamic high intensity exercises to more focused exercises to enable clients to catch their breath and recover from a cardiovascular standpoint while maintaining a heart rate in a fat burning range. Workouts provide the benefit of both the aerobic and anaerobic metabolism. Your workout and diet will be designed to increase lean muscle mass, increase energy, and burn fat.
For beginners, after your first workout you will be exhausted but relaxed and very satisfied. The next day you may experience some muscle soreness. The muscle soreness will lesson after each workout and will no longer occur on a regular basis after the second or third week. You will notice an almost immediate increase in energy.
Soon after you start training your body will feel more solid and you will notice an increase in muscular definition.  By the sixth week you will see remarkable changes in your body, and by three to four months, your body will have taken a full transformation. Of course if you have a large amount of weight to lose or if you are trying to gain a large amount of muscle mass your goals will take longer to achieve, but by this point you will be well on your way.
If you are working out less than three times a week results will take longer to achieve. We are able to motivate and encourage our clients in order to get the highest level of effort and performance; your results will be in accordance with your effort.
Strength Training, Body Building, and Sports
Dr. Greenberg has extensive experience in strength training and bodybuilding and will design very efficient programs that can help you build a large amount of muscle and greatly improve your strength.  
This is particularly important for most competitive athletes including off-season college athletes, golfers, tennis players, and even runners who want to improve their speed.
This program is also great for men or women who want to develop a more muscular physique.
Functional Training for the Elderly
The solo program as well as the train with a friend program below includes functional training for the elderly. This includes exercises for improvement in stability of gait, strength, agility and flexibility and functional exercises for improvement with ADLs, improvement in daily function and maintenance of independent living.
Post-Rehab Training
The solo training program includes post-rehab training for people who have recently recovered from injuries such as rotator cuff tears or back injuries. Programs will be designed to develop the musculature in the area of the injury without causing recurrent injury.