Jonathan Howard’s intense fitness program has helped many people of all ages and sizes get to a healthy weight. Working with everyone from people who are out of shape and have never stepped in the gym, to those that are morbidly obese, he has completely transformed his clients through exercise and diet. After assessing your fitness level he’ll set up a a specific plan unique to the individual. With a combination of very specialized cardio and strength training workouts, he’ll set weekly goals for you to achieve. No matter your limitations, he can help guide and motivate you with your own personalized strategy for achieving a healthy weight.
In powerlifting, you must complete three different lifts – the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Power is the basis behind almost all sports performance. Powerlifting is a great off-season workout for building maximum strength that can later be applied to your sport of choice. It’s most applicable to sprinters and track racers, but it’s useful for everyone.
Olympic Lifting ( For sports )
Olympic weightlifting tests aspects of human ballistic limits (explosive strength) and are therefore executed faster—and with more mobility and a greater range of motion during their execution.
MARTIAL ARTS / SELF DEFENSE
Muay Thai is a combat sport from the muay martial arts of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This physical and mental discipline which includes combat on foot is known as "the art of eight limbs" because it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet, being associated with a good physical preparation that makes a full-contact fighter very efficient.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
BJJ is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. BJJ promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using proper technique, leverage, and most notably, taking the fight to the ground, and then applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat the other person.
Krav Maga is a martial art and self-defense system developed for the military in Israel that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from boxing, savate, Muay Thai, Wing Chun, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, wrestling, grappling, along with realistic fight training. Krav Maga is known for its focus on real-world situations and extremely efficient and brutal counter-attacks.
Pankration / MMA
Pankration formed the basis for all combat training for the ancient Greek soldiers, including the famous Spartan warriors and the soldiers of Alexander’s Macedonians. Pankration is based on the ancient Greek sporting event that combined grappling and striking, introduced at the 648 BC Olympics. Pankration can be defined as the origin and ancient root of all modern day Mixed Martial Arts.
MMA is a full contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports and martial arts.
SPEED & AGILITY
Speed and agility training drills are designed to work all of your leg and core muscles, as well as the tendons in your body. Through a combination of drills, you’ll hone in on your accuracy, flexibility, and balance. This type of training can help you to lose weight, gain muscle tone, and build up your endurance. Useful for sports, this form of training over time enhances sprinting, jumping, and explosive movements for a lean, strong body.