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

“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...]

Scallion, Garlic, & Ginger Cashew Chicken in Lettuce Wraps

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons tamari 2 Tablespoons raw honey 2 Tablespoons coconut or grapeseed oil 1½ pounds chicken breasts, cut into ¾-inch pieces pepper and sea salt, to taste 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon grated ginger root 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced 1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained 1/4 cup roasted, unsalted cashews 1 small head … [Read more...]

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

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...]

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

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...]

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...]

Running Can Break You Down Or Keep You Fit!

Running can be a fantastic way to engage your fitness and endurance. It’s also an outstanding cardiovascular booster that can help you stay in shape. Unfortunately, running can also be pretty hard on your body whether you choose to run outdoors and take in the scenery or you use a treadmill in a gym or the comfort of your own home. Injuries, sometimes rather serious ones, can plague runners and … [Read more...]

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

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...]

“He tailored the workouts to my fitness level and my knee problems.”

After being a weekend exercise warrior due to work constraints and not seeing any results with my goal of losing weight or feeling more energized,  I decided to hire a personal trainer to jumpstart my quest of improving my overall health.  After interviewing a few trainers, I decided to work with John since he talked about many different ways he would help me obtain my goals. I made the right … [Read more...]

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...]

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

"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...]