October 5th, 2013 - John Turk
John doesn’t think of himself as ‘just a personal trainer’. He is
passionate about fitness and has devoted his life to being healthy and
strong through proper nutrition and exercise.
His knowledge of the human body and the challenges he has had with his
own personal fitness goals, while aging, has helped many overcome
their plateaus and fears about exercise.
His education in Exercise Science, Myofascial - Trigger Point Therapy,
Nutrition, and Corrective Exercise are synergistic in helping you
achieve success the pain free way. In addition, John has become a
familiar face in the Health and Fitness industry as cover model for
Muscle & Fitness(May 2001), Planet Muscle, Physical, Optimum Life and
Men’s Workout Magazines.
John is a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do with competitive experience and
numerous titles and has competed in the heavy weight class of NPC
Bodybuilding. His highlights include 2nd place 1986 Mr. Illinois, 1987
Collegiate Mr. Illinois and 1990 Mr. Midwest Police and Firemen.
- Voted one of Chicago’s Top Personal
Trainers and Top Nutritionists
- NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist.
- Masters coursework in Exercise
- NSCA Certified Strength and
Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
- Bachelor of Science degree in
Exercise Science, minor in Nutrition.
- Trained in Myofascial - Trigger
Point Therapy - The Myo school of pain.
- Nutrition Manager - American Academy
of Sports Dieticians & Nutritionists.