Your Feet, Legs, and Hips- Definitely Your Foundation Should Serve You A Lifetime

Getting your lower body strong and keeping your legs and hips fit for your lifetime is essential for your daily life. From running and cycling to just lifting heavy objects around the house, the legs especially your hips provide a firm foundation for getting it all done. When your lower body is weak, your performance in life tends to be, as well. Coming up with viable, easy and repeatable actions … [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...]

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

“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...]

“I recommend John without reservation.”

“I have been working with John for a little over 2 years now.  Before this all someone had to do was mention the word “gym” to send me running in the opposite direction as fast as possible.  I am an avid walker as long as I can be outdoors, however, I have been aware that my upper body strength has suffered.  John has been an invaluable help and support in working with me to develop this … [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...]

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...]

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

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...]

Are Your Workouts Engaging, Challenging, and Motivating? Find Your Right Level!

Starting a workout routine and sticking with it is hard. Stopping one after it’s become your habit and your results are becoming evident can be even harder. Even so, it can sometimes be very important to take a breather now and again. As much as you would like to get your results quickly, workout burnout could just strike if you push your body too much! What is Workout Burnout? Workout … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Strawberry and Pineapple Salsa

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...]

Tahini Chicken Salad

   Ingredients 1 clove garlic crushed 1/4 cup tahini Juice and zest of 1/2 lemon 1 Tsp. apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. low-sodium wheat-free tamari 1-3 Tsp. water 2 cooked boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, diced or shredded 1 1/2 cups raw or blanced green veggies (1-inch green beans, mini brococoli florets, chopped sugar snap peas, diced bell pepper, etc.) 1 cup grape … [Read more...]