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John Izzo Patient Expert

Orlando, Florida
John is the founder of IZZOSTRENGTHtraining.com and works full-time as a personal trainer and fitness director. He is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a personal trainer and performance enhancement specialist. Since 1998, John has been involved in the fitness industry... Full Bio
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This Blog has Moved! by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This blog has moved. It has also changed titles. Please update your bookmarks and check out the new blog, prmoising to be jam-packed with the same great information. " ... Read on »
Tony G. Interview by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This The blog will be undergoing some major changes in the next couple of weeks. As you can see, the name will change and I am hoping to get it running on a different plat ... Read on »
Blog Name Change by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Besides it being Christmas week and the Northeast finally got hit with its first official "blizzard" of 2009, there is a HUGE change happening with this blog. As you can see ... Read on »
2009 Recap! by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise 2009 has been an incredible year for me. In my personal life, I married a great woman and we have begun our lives together. 2009 had some ups and downs, however, I was pre ... Read on »
Things I Did Differently in 2009 by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My training business has been on a steady growth for me the last year and I think it correlates with my growth as a person. The more I learn about training, exercise ... Read on »
How a Trainer Writes Articles by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I receive alot of emails regarding some of my articles and my writing style. Albeit,  I am still a student of the game and writing is an ongoing development, I do us ... Read on »
Exercise Examination: BB Cuban Press by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise NAME: Cuban Press LEVEL: Intermediate PREREQUISITES: Good shoulder health with no apparent pain from impingement, tendonosis, or joint inflammation. PRECAUTIO ... Read on »
Dowager's Hump by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A few weeks ago, I finished a book aptly names "Power Posture", by Lee Parore. It is a very good book that really emphasizes strengthening the body's center base (pelvis to ... Read on »
Looking at Dowager's Hump by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A few weeks ago, I finished a book aptly names "Power Posture", by Lee Parore. It is a very good book that really emphasizes strengthening the body's center base (pelvis to ... Read on »
9 Things I Observed While on a Cruise by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Returning from seven days on a cruise ship is tough. For 7 days, 3200 vacationers, newlyweds, and retirees are pampered and treated to the most exquisite gluttony desires w ... Read on »
Thankful for the Power of Choice by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Just want to wish everyone a great Thanksgiving holiday. I know its cliché to simply write "think of all the things you are thankful for in life", but I want to tell you som ... Read on »
Blind Leading the Blind in Personal Training Business by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise There is so much talk of entrepreneurs in personal training lately, that you can't help but want to find out more. The sheer idea of running your own business doing what you ... Read on »
A Dangerous Position? by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Is this a dangerous position? I don't see it performed often; but when I do, I can't help but redirect my attention away from the person performing it. What does this pos ... Read on »
Client Personality and Program Design by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Another question I have received.... Does the type of personality a client or athlete possess influence the way you design their program or a workout? How so? ... Read on »
Is Working for a Commerical Gym the Right Fit? by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It has been a crazy weekend for me so I apologize for the delay. Although I have a GREAT excuse: I was married this past weekend!!! So you can imagine where my time was spe ... Read on »
Big Day Today, Bigger Day Tomorrow by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today is a BIG Day. Tomorrow is a BIGGER day. Yep...my wedding day. Sorry, no original blog post today. Today, I've got to run and make sure that every "t" is crossed and ever ... Read on »
Trainer Professional Tip #6 by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Another installment in my Trainer Professionalism Provisions.... Looking People in the Eye I meet many young eager trainers on a monthly basis. My current inte ... Read on »
Why I Created Shatterproof Spine by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I work with a number of clients that exhibit the same commonalities: They sit for a majority of their day. They are not as active as they want to be. ... Read on »
Interview with Jason Pegg by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Who is this guy? Just another powerlifter? Noooo.... Read my interview with EliteFTS.com powerlifting team member, Jason Pegg as he deciphers what life is like unde ... Read on »
Ball Squats Revisited by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Lately I have been looking back on some articles I've written over the years and reading them. Gosh...its unbelievable how much I've learned in only the last 3-4 years. And ... Read on »