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...]

Fresh Halibut with Assorted Summer Squash

halibut with summer squash

Make sure you're using multiple types of summer squash. Keep it exciting! 4 servings Ingredients 8 spring onions or large scallions, bulbs separated from tops 4 tablespoons (or more) olive oil, divided 1 1/2 pounds assorted summer squash, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon thyme leaves plus 4 sprigs Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 6-ounce halibut … [Read more...]

Personal Training In Marin Success Story Danielle & Olivia

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Are You Ready to Lean Out and Become Stronger, More Capable, and Feel Great?

lean and fit

Losing weight and losing fat are similar, but they do have some clear distinctions. When you’re shooting for losing fat, toning up and building muscle is one of the most helpful things you can do. Learning how to build muscle, however, is not exactly as easy as it sounds. You have to train effectively as well as consume enough calories to get your muscles to grow. Muscle mass is extremely … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Strawberry and Pineapple Salsa

grilled chicken with strawberry and mango

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 teaspoon coconut oil Salsa: 2 slices fresh pineapple, each 1/2-inch thick, patted dry 1 cup whole strawberries (about 5 ounces), diced 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 3 to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves 1 to 2 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 medium lemon Chicken: 4 -- boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 4 … [Read more...]

“Thanks to John, I’m in the best shape I’ve been in since I was 20 years old.”

tracy weir

I have worked with John for the last eight months — and enjoyed every minute of it. He is an expert trainer who fully understands that achieving fitness is not just about being able to lift weights, run on the treadmill, or do 50 million push-ups. Rather, it's about getting your mind and body to work together to achieve the results you want. Thanks to John, I'm in the best shape I've been in since … [Read more...]

One of the Best Ways to Crunch Your Abs…Laugh… A Lot!

laugh a lot

Trying to get healthy, get and stay fit, and enjoy life more? That’s what we all want, right? Diet and exercise will only take you so far. If it’s time for an added boost, just laugh … a lot! Laughing is life preserving and definitely therapeutic. Laughing is a great exercise for the body, mind, and the soul. When a person is happy and laughs heartily the action releases endorphins. These are … [Read more...]

Your Top 5 Mistakes That Absolutely Stop You From Seeing and Achieving Serious Transformations and Results!

nutrition mistakes

You’ve been busy busting your hump for the last 3 months, yet you aren’t really seeing your body change. You’re frustrated! You wonder what you’re doing wrong or what you need to change to get your body looking good again or even for the first time. Over the years of personal training I have seen it all. Very seldom do people and clients put it all together on their own.  Let me save you some … [Read more...]

Homemade Hummus

homemade hummus

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients: 1 15-ounce can organic garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 5 roasted organic garlic cloves (or 2 fresh garlic cloves) 2 Tablespoons organic tahini 3½ Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed organic lemon juice ½ Tablespoon coconut aminos (or gluten-free tamari, or nama shoyu) ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper Optional: Add one 14-ounce … [Read more...]

“…realistic with how we live. He’s a great educator…”

shelley alger

“John is an exceptional fitness trainer and his approach and style were a refreshing surprise. Rather than ending up with really sore muscles, John put me on a workout plan that toned me up really quickly while also improving my fitness level. All without feeling sore! His style is really laid-back and realistic with how we live. He's a great educator about food and physiology if you want it, but … [Read more...]