What Can Jump Rope Training Do For Me?

I remember trying to jump rope as a kid. I was awful and for that reason never wanted to try much... let alone practice. My timing was completely off and my two left feet were getting in the way. I may not be the most coordinated person, but when you have a good teacher it makes it so much easier. My teacher eventually came to be Buddy Lee the official jump rope conditioning consultant to 25 U.S. … [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...]

One of the Best Ways to Crunch Your Abs…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...]

Lamb/Bison/Turkey 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...]

“I consider my workouts with John to be a basic necessity now, up there with water and air…”

I have been working out with John for about 5 years and it has made a tremendous positive difference in my life. After cycling through a few trainers, I found in John someone who genuinely cares about me and who focuses real time and energy to customize a program to help me feel healthier, stronger, and generally better. John has basically eliminated the pain in my back through exercise and he … [Read more...]

“He retrained my attitude towards fitness in such a way that I now work out more efficiently.”

John Spongberg is an excellent trainer. I worked out with him twice a week for 11 weeks while staying in the USA. He retrained my attitude towards fitness in such a way that I now work out more efficiently. He has a perfect combination of diverse training methods, challenging yet achievable goals and a wealth of knowledge of holistic well being. He is committed to his work and his gentle, friendly … [Read more...]

Fresh Halibut with Assorted 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 … [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...]

Tasty Chicken, Zucchini, & Mushroom Omelette

Serves 1 Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 ounces mushrooms 2 ounces zucchini 3 ounces cooked chicken 3 organically raised eggs 2 ounces white cheddar cheese ½ ounce sunflower sprouts   Directions: In a sauté pan, sauté the vegetables and the chicken in the olive oil. Mix the eggs and cook in separate pan. Place cheese in the center of the eggs. Add the … [Read more...]

“This is why you want John!”

If you want the best, John's education and knowledge will get you the best results FAST. In exercise, fitness and nutrition there are so many ways to train, work out and eat that will get you good to great results. John knows the most efficient and effective ways to get you the best results as quickly and safely as possible. This is why you want John! Jennifer Ward, Corte Madera, CA … [Read more...]