How Much Exercise Is Right For You?

Think exercising isn’t for you? How about finding the right kind of exercise as well as the right amount? Because even a little bit of movement over the course of a week can go a long way toward improving your health in 2013 while boosting your energy levels. Discovering what’s right for you will benefit you the most. Researchers at Oklahoma State University have discovered that even two … [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...]

“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...]

Seasoned & Raw Taco Wraps

Makes 6 to 8 wraps Ingredients: (use organic) 2 cups walnuts 1 Tablespoon cumin ½ Tablespoon coriander 1 teaspoon chili powder pinch of cayenne pepper (or more, if you like a kick!) 2 Tablespoons low-sodium tamari collard greens, washed with stems trimmed about 2 inches from bottom of leaf salsa Directions: Put the walnuts in a food processor with the blade in place, and process until … [Read more...]

You Have To Get Underneath the FAT To See Your 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...]

“workouts are always different, fun and challenging. John will keep you motivated and headed in the right direction!”

I'm a swimmer, cyclists and massage therapist so I'm using my body all the time. I have been working with John the past couple of years he's helped me stay strong and injury free. His workouts are always different, fun and challenging. If you're looking to improve your fitness on whatever level that might be John is your guy! His knowledge is extensive so whatever your need is to improve your … [Read more...]

Motivation – It Will Run Out, But There’s a Solution!

You’ve joined a gym or gotten into a regular exercise routine and you’re all set to drop those 20 pounds you’ve promised yourself you’d lose for years. Your motivation is high and you know you can do it! That is fantastic news, but it’s time to temper your enthusiasm with a bit of reality. The fact is your motivation is very high right now and that’s a good thing. Your motivation, however, … [Read more...]

Zippy Mulligatawny Soup With Turkey

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 ground black … [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...]

Crockpot Kidney Bean and Butternut Squash Chili

Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil 2 large organic onions, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 organic green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 organic red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 4 large organic tomatoes, diced 2 quarts of organic kidney beans, rinsed 2 Tablespoons organic chili powder 2 Tablespoons cumin powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 … [Read more...]