Each week, over one million people around the world enjoy a fitness program created by Dr. John Spencer Ellis.  He is the CEO of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association), and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. These two professional associations have 45,000 members in 35 countries. Dr. Ellis is also the CEO of the Get America Fit Foundation and on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Conference for Healthy Living, Select Comfort (Sleep Number Bed), Irvine Valley College, Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television. Dr. Ellis makes appearances on the Bravo TV Series “The Real Housewives of Orange County”. Watch for him on Tuesday nights on Bravo when he gets the ladies in shape and on on their eating plans.

In addition, he is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. He is the author of “How Badly Do You Want It? – Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness,” and a contributor to “Power of Champions” and “Peak Vitality”. He created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp program in the world. His TriActive America signature series of outdoor exercise equipment is used worldwide.

His fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs.  Dr. Ellis held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine, and has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, FOX, SPIKE, ESPN & BRAVO. He hosts The Fit Show, PersonalTrainerTV.com, The OC BodyTV show and The Spencer Power Hour radio program. John is the Master of Ceremonies for the Ms. Fitness U.S.A and World pageants.

Dr. Ellis is a Nautilus sponsored athlete and Fitness Apparel Council Member.  He stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp™ & Kung-Fu Fitness™.  He created fitness programs used by Cirque du Soleil and the U.S. Secret Service, and consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships). John was recently nominated for induction to the Fitness Hall of Fame.

Dr. Ellis has been continuing his professional education since 1987, and holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He also completed doctoral level studies in naturopathy. He has fifteen certifications including massage therapy, plyometrics, self-defense, fitness kick boxing, fitness boxing, water fitness, exercise rehabilitation, golf conditioning, Pilates, personal training, clinical hypnotherapy, sports hypnosis, PACE circuit training and yoga.

He holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu, has completed the Ironman triathlon, and finished 5th at the U.S. National Biathlon Championships.  His medical training includes a license in radiological technology, a medical assisting certification, and training in McKenzie rehabilitation. John was nominated for the California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.

Watch John Ellis on “The Fit Show” – Visit his website at www.johnspencerellis.com