Greek Chicken Stew With Cauliflower and Olives

Cinnamon adds a subtle sweetness to this stew. If salt is an issue, omit the olives; the stew will still be delicious. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large red onion, chopped 2 to 4 garlic cloves (to taste), minced 6 to 8 chicken legs and/or thighs, skinned 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 28-ounce can chopped tomatoes, with juice, pulsed in a food processor 1/2 teaspoon … [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 seek … [Read more...]

“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 cortisone injections in the affected areas AFTER I had begun to lose … [Read more...]

Delicious Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients 3/4 cup coconut palm sugar (low glycemic index sweetner) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 2 large eggs 1 can (15 oz.) pure pumpkin filling 1 can (12 fl. oz.) evaporated milk 1 unbaked 9-inch (4-cup volume) deep-dish pie shell Unbaked pie shell can be replaced with whole wheat flour, spelt, or a combination of almond … [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...]

“…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...]

Chicken Pesto Pizza

Ingredients Boneless skinless Chicken breast (170 g) 6 oz Salt ¼ tsp Pepper 1⁄8 tsp Olive oil cooking spray Whole wheat tortilla/Pita bread/Indian bread/Healthy low carb flat breads Pesto 3 tbsp Broccoli florets (small) ¼ cup Sundried tomato (thin sliced) ¼ cup Asparagus (cut into ½ inch pieces) ½ cup Aged white Cheddar ½ cup Serving Size Serves 1 large or 2 small. Preparation Time 10 min. … [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 the … [Read more...]

“I have really enjoyed my trainings with John.”

I definitely have noticed results and what’s better is other people have noticed I have been working out too. It’s so nice to fit into the clothes that I had stopped wearing because I didn’t like the way I looked in them. My work with John has inspired me to keep fitness as a priority in my life. My metabolism has changed and I feel stronger and healthier than I have in a long time. I highly … [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 chunky. … [Read more...]