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About John Ashworth
Are you ready to break through
all of the barriers that stand between you and your goals, and your
peak level of health and fitness?
The information age has created a VAST storage and stream of
information, and the weight loss and fitness industry is NO EXCEPTION.
Often, it is difficult to wade in these waters. Through his Fitness
Nomad Report blog and his writing, John is committed to
bringing you a steady stream of his thoughts, expertise, wisdom and
insights on the topics of health and fitness and weight loss. When you
are ready to work with him directly, it all begins with a Nomad Kickstart Program.
John Ashworth is a Writer, Author,
Speaker, Fitness Coach, Fitness Expert, and full-time Bohemian Athlete.
John owns The
Fitness Nomad in downtown Madison, WI where he works with individuals,
business executives, and companies, looking for more balance
and optimal levels of health and fitness in their lives. John and his
clients honor the undeniable importance of fitness and health as an
essential foundation for success in all aspects of life. They also
realize that this pursuit takes a full commitment, and that having a
full-time fitness coach is essential for success.
John also owns ExerciseCareers.com, a job board and
career center for fitness professionals. You can post and search jobs
in the fitness industry FREE by clicking
John started ExerciseCareers.com back in 2000, and
this site is devoted to providing fitness professionals and fellow
fitness business owners the venue necessary to share information about
career opportunities in the fitness industry.
John has appeared regularly since 2007 on NBC 15 in Madison WI with
news anchor Leigh Mills where he delivers a regular fitness segment
that covers a wide range of topics. For select archives of this segment
you can click
here. You can also find them by the search term, ‘NBC 15 Segments’
Prior to starting The
Fitness Nomad in 2004, John worked in Preventive Cardiology
at the University of Wisconsin Hospital
where he coached and counseled people diagnosed with or at risk for
developing heart disease and diabetes. John was instrumental
in developing a unique program at UW Health designed to reverse Type 2
John has also worked as a clinical exercise physiologist for Dr. Dean
Ornish’s Preventive Medicine Research Institute in Sausalito
and San Francisco, California, where he coached people as part of a
multi-disciplinary team through the implementation of significant
lifestyle changes designed to prevent the progression of both heart
disease and cancer.
During college, John was an All-American Soccer Player and on his way
to becoming a professional. However, following several knee surgeries,
he re-focused his professional pursuit, and began working with
individuals on improving their overall physical fitness and well-being,
as well as those interested in lowering their heart disease and
diabetes risk. John also has experience working with individuals
recovering from, and trying to prevent back and knee injuries.
John received a B.A. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from St.
Mary’s College in northern California, and an M.A. in
Movement Science with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology from San Jose
State University in San Jose, CA.