“John designed a diet regimen and a training program specifically for me… I hit my goal of losing 50 pounds!”

    After & before photos... 50 pound weight loss in 7 months!         After several visits to resolve nagging back pain, my orthopedic surgeon told me that, at the age of 53, the only real cure for my chronic, severe lower back problems was to lose 50 pounds and get my core strength back. He told me that he would only consider giving me … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Develop Your 6 Pack Without Causing Injury

Dreaming of having tight, six-pack abs that turn heads? If so, exercising is a key component to your chiseled abs. Be careful though, overdoing it can cause injury, bulk up muscles you want looking lean, and might sideline plans to lose weight while improving muscle tone and strength. I often see people focusing too much on their abs. This will lead to your frustration! Avoid overworking the … [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 … [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...]

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 … [Read more...]

Quinoa with Baked Apples

Ingredients: ½ cup quinoa 1 cup water 2 eggs 5 Tablespoons unsweetened applesauce pinch of salt ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons chopped pecans ¾ cup apple, chopped 1 teaspoon honey   Directions: Boil water; then add quinoa, eggs, applesauce, salt and cinnamon to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Pour into oven-safe bowl and broil in oven for 7 minutes. Top with pecans, apple and … [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...]