Lamb/Bison/Turkey Meatloaf

lamb turkey bison meatloaf

Meatloaf Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1-1½ pounds Lamb/Bison/Turkey or combo 1 egg, beaten 1 cup lowfat cottage cheese 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 finely chopped onion ½ finely chopped red or green pepper 2 tbsp chia or flax seeds ½ cup oat bran 1½ teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cloves crushed garlic   Topping: Optional ½ cup ketchup 3 Tablespoons rapadura or … [Read more...]

Heirloom Tomato Salad With Crabmeat

heirloom tomato salad with crabmeat

Total Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 6 heirloom tomatoes (ideally, a mix that is varied in size and color) 1 small shallot, finely minced 3 tablespoons apple-cider vinegar 6 tablespoons olive oil Flaky sea salt (such as Maldon) and freshly ground black pepper 2 small firm cucumbers, peeled like a zebra, halved and seeded 12 ounces jumbo lump crab meat 4 large … [Read more...]

Can Light Weights Do Anything For Me?

self confidence

People who feel good about themselves are easy to spot. They’re the ones who look confident, happy and well adjusted. They tend to be successful in their pursuits and they often give others the impression they can tackle just about anything. If you’re ready to boost your self-esteem and create some of the benefits of doing so in your life, just pick up some weights and start training. While this … [Read more...]

First and foremost, John has a wealth of fitness and nutritional knowledge

kelsey and kory

"Working with John was just the amount of guidance and motivation that I needed to achieve my fitness goals. First and foremost, John has a wealth of fitness and nutritional knowledge, and his emphasis on proper form and technique is unmatched.  From the beginning I was able to setup my own personal goals and he made sure to cater each and every session to my goals/needs. Not only was he great as … [Read more...]

Your Early Morning Workout…Can You Do It? Yes…You Can Create Your New Body!

groggy in the morning

It can be hard enough to wake up knowing there’s a full day’s worth of work just waiting to be conquered. Add in the prospect of an early morning workout and the propensity to hit that snooze alarm is pretty likely to rise, right? If it’s time to beat that stay-in-bed mentality and fit a workout into your morning routine, there are ways to make the process a whole lot easier to get going. It’s … [Read more...]

“John was instrumental in helping me regain my health, strength and energy.”

Mr. Bruce Noda

Enjoy better health and wellness and generate the energy for a fun and full life! I've worked with John for almost ten years. At first, he helped me adopt a more active lifestyle after spending a working lifetime at a desk. John designed a program to get me fit and moving, lose weight and build my stamina, strength and balance. Finally, I was able to enjoy my new retirement status. Last … [Read more...]

Heirloom Tomato Salad With Avocado

tomato and avocado

   2 medium ripe yellow heirloom tomatoes 2 medium ripe red heirloom tomatoes 2 small ripe avocados 1/4 cup(s) chopped fresh basil leaves 2 teaspoon(s) cracked black pepper 1/4 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil Directions Cut each tomato crosswise into 6 slices. Peel and cut each avocado lengthwise into 9 slices. Divide sliced tomatoes alternately with … [Read more...]

A Common Problem: Staying Injury Free

crosstraining

You want to get or stay fit and healthy right? But every time you push yourself a little harder you strain a muscle or sprain a ligament. It's frustrating I know. I've been there. To get optimal results you've got to push yourself but not to the point of constantly breaking down your body. You've got to train smarter and when you're able you can train harder. Your frustration trying to stay or … [Read more...]

Arugula, Goat Cheese and Balsamic Peaches

arugula with goat cheese

Ingredients: Salad: 1 Tablespoon honey 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 peaches, cut into wedges 1 pound baby arugula, rinsed 1 shallot, sliced thin 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1 bunch purple basil, cut into thin strips 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled Dressing: 1/3 cup yogurt ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons honey 2 Tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons … [Read more...]

Are Squats The Best Exercise For You?

Good poor squatting

Are you about ready to give up on squats all together since you’re not seeing the results you want? Squatting is an amazing exercise for you if you have adequate range of motion of the ankle, knee, and hip. But there’s a pretty good chance you’re missing out on the benefits of this exercise or causing yourself pain and injury if you’re just too tight to gain the proper form to produce effective … [Read more...]