Fitness Routines Should Be Unique And Challenging For You

Your best friend works out six days a week, looks great and is almost ready for that upcoming marathon. You’re ready to start working out, but that routine sounds too intense to meet your tastes. How can you select a fitness routine that fits you, your lifestyle and your personal physical abilities? The key lies in selecting a routine that does, in fact, fit your personal needs. It’s best to seek … [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 pounds of organic … [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 You Too Busy To Exercise?

Do you think it’s necessary to carve out two hours to go to the gym to work exercise into a routine? Think again! Everyone has different amounts of time available. Some of you have morning time open and others only have the afternoon and evening. No one is technically too busy for starting a fitness routine that can have a positive impact on health. Even when only 10 minutes a day can be spared, … [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...]

Homemade Chicken Soup

Makes enough to fill a large soup pot or crockpot. Mom's timeless recipe will put a smile on your face and warm you up from the inside out! Ingredients: 1 whole chicken—organic, free range or kosher chicken 3 to 4 quarts of cold, filtered water 1 Tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar 4 medium-sized organic onions, coarsely chopped 8 organic carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 organic … [Read more...]

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...]