Your Early Morning Workout…Can You Do It? 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...]

Thanks to John and PTIM my health and fitness is at an all time high.

Greg & Marissa

“I used to be athletic!  Well, after almost 20 years of starting and building two businesses and also raising twins, the combination of stress, lack of exercise, and “eating without thinking” had caught up to me.  The result?  My body was tight, weak, and most problematic was my lower back.  About twice a year without any prior warning it would “go out on me” simply by me reaching for something or … [Read more...]

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...]

When You’re On The Road Are You Struggling With Your Food Choices?

food choices

Establishing a healthy pattern or sticking to a routine when you’re trying to lose weight and get into shape can be tough. It can be even tougher when eating out and traveling at the same time. You have to develop and practice strategies that will empower you to make good choices. Just because you’re trying to lose weight and get healthier, however, doesn’t mean you need to skip meals out with … [Read more...]

Chicken Pesto Pizza

chicken pesto pizza

Ingredients Boneless skinless Chicken breast (170 g) 6 oz Salt ¼ tsp Pepper 1⁄8 tsp Olive oil cooking spray Whole wheat tortilla/Pita bread/Indian bread/Healthy low carb flat breads Pesto 3 tbsp Broccoli florets (small) ¼ cup Sundried tomato (thin sliced) ¼ cup Asparagus (cut into ½ inch pieces) ½ cup Aged white Cheddar ½ cup Serving Size Serves 1 large or 2 small. Preparation … [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...]

You Have To Get Underneath the FAT To See Your Abs!

six pack abs

Crunches can only take the abdominal muscles so far. When a six-pack or chiseled look is the desired outcome, more needs to be done to tone and strengthen that belly for optimum appearances. One of the most important things to not overlook when working out the abs are the “invisible muscles” that lie in this area. Yes, that’s right – the invisible abdominal muscles. The transversus abdominis … [Read more...]

Zippy Mulligatawny Soup With Turkey

mulligatany soup

Makes 2 quarts of soup - 6 to 8 servings. Turkey broth Two large turkey wings, 1 to 1/2 pounds 4 small yellow onions, about 10 ounces 1 inch fresh ginger, about 1 ounce 4 large garlic cloves, peeled and smashedSpice mix 1 teaspoon powdered turmeric 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Are You Too Busy To Exercise?

too busy to exercise

Do you think it’s necessary to carve out two hours to go to the gym to work exercise into a routine? Think again! Everyone has different amounts of time available. Some of you have morning time open and others only have the afternoon and evening. No one is technically too busy for starting a fitness routine that can have a positive impact on health. Even when only 10 minutes a day can be … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken Soup

homemade chicken soup

Makes enough to fill a large soup pot or crockpot. Mom's timeless recipe will put a smile on your face and warm you up from the inside out! Ingredients: 1 whole chicken—organic, free range or kosher chicken 3 to 4 quarts of cold, filtered water 1 Tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar 4 medium-sized organic onions, coarsely chopped 8 organic carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 organic … [Read more...]