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John Ford

Personal Trainer , Nutritionist , Group Fitness Instructor , Health Coach , Running Coach

Days available to train
Mon-Fri : Mornings, Daytime, Evenings, Sat-Sun : Mornings , Daytime , Evenings ,
Years of experience:
7-10 Years
Cert. Agency/ Degree:
American College of Sports Medicine - Health & Fitness Specialist
Yes - Lloyd's of London

About me
Lets make fitness fun. I specialize in creating innovative, fresh and effective workouts to get you the results you want. Pulling from a variety of methods and new trends in fitness, I create custom workouts that constantly challenge the body and keep clients engaged. Outlets like Men's Journal, Bustle.com, Thrillist.com, InStyle and Allure have featured my workouts and wellness tips.

More importantly, I try to make each session as fun as possible. Be prepared for jokes and lively banter.

As a former athlete at Harvard I know all about training for performance and combine that knowledge with my certifications to maximize my client's results

Any given workout with me will include components of: Weight Lifting, Agility Drills, Core Work, Muscular Endurance, Cardio, Metabolic Conditioning, Interval (HITT), Kettlebells, Mat Pilates, Components of Yoga, Running, Speed Work, and Body Building

Client Reviews
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Best Trainer John understood that where I was physically when we began training and completely changed my health and fitness habits for the better. He incorporates exercises that I enjoy and will help me achieve my fitness goals. I appreciate his reliability and flexibility working around my constantly changing schedule. His fun and motivating personality makes time fly in the gym and I am always looking forward to our next session. - Lauren Sherman
Outstanding!I could not rank John higher. I HATED exercise before working with John. He makes it much better with fascinating conversation on any topic that is of interest to you. He designs an ideal workout -- the first thing all my friends say when they see me is how much better I look. He knows his stuff and will use his expertise to advise all aspects of your life -- not just the workout but also give you tips on sleep and nutrition tips. I literally have been blown away. I could not imagine a better personal trainer. - Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Personal Training ClientJohn was terrific. Put together a great training program for my family. Challenging but fun. - Karen Fox
Training at its best!A good friend recommended I try John when I was looking to change trainers. I went from a trainer who was more interested in making me do his planned workout of the day, created ahead of time for all of his clients, to a trainer who tailors my workouts to me. John pays close attention to my problem areas and builds workouts that have given me great results. He consistently entertains and motivates me while making me work hard. It's been 9 months and I feel (and look) great - all due to John. - Tara D
Fun and Effective WorkoutsI gained 10 pounds after starting a new job and studying for the CFA. John and I started working together and developed a comprehensive action plan for our workouts. Based on my schedule, evening sessions are best; however, it's easy to get distracted after a long day and John helps keep me focused and ensures I get my sessions in. John is great at being both tough and upbeat so that the time goes by quickly. I'm starting to see more definition in the problem areas we identified - arms and thighs - something I was not seeing when I was taking spin or barre classes. I would highly recommend John! - Lorraine W.

My Training style
Drill Sargeant
Motivational Speaker
Sounding Board
I work with people who are
New to fitness
Already exercising regularly
Returning after a long layoff from regular exercise
My training environment
Residential Building Gym
Office Building Gym
Corporate Events
Fitness/ Nutrition Seminars
Trainer's only Gym
Group Fitness
Client Home (client's equipment)
Client Home (trainer's equipment)
Will Travel
Yoga style I practice (for yoga instructors only)
I have experience with injuries to the following areas
I have experience with the following medical conditions
High Blood Pressure
Cardiovascular Disease
I have experience with the following special populations
First Timers
Professional Athletes
I have special certifications in
Clinical Exercise
Nutrition & Lifestyle
Youth Health & Fitness
Weight Management
Functional training
Health & Fitness specialist
Sports Nutrition
Senior Fitness
Holistic Fitness
Well Coach
Kettle Bells
Beach Body
I have experience with the following sports/ training specific goals
Boot Camp
Marathon/ Distance
Weight Loss
Functional Training
Body Building
Power Lifting
Plyometric Training
Heart Rate Training
Tough Mudder
Warrior Dash
1/2 marathon
Session lengths available
45 min
60 min
90 min
Payment method preference
Credit/Debit Card
I offer a complimentary first meeting of an
Language Spoken
Additional certifications I have received
BA - Harvard University - Biological Anthropology/Human Evolutionary Biology
I have training privileges at the following gyms
Brooklyng Fit Lab (645 Sterling Pl Brooklyn, NY 11238), Velocity Sports Performance (133 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022), Lift Gym (139 E 57th St New York, NY 10022), Soma Health Club (2107 South 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211), Work Train Fight (636 Broad
Current specials
%50 Off your first session
Session Rate? Trainer Charges Per Hour To Train
Discount packages available
Buy one session and get one free
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Areas Available to Train in ( city zip code/ area listings)
10019 , 10011 , 10001 , 10018 , 10036 , 10118 , 10119 , 10120 , 10121 , 10122 , 10123 , 10103 , 10104 , 10105 , 10106 , 10107 , 10110 , 10111 , 10112 , 10020 , 10022 , 10003 , 10017 , 10016 , 10010 , 10009 , 10158 , 10151 , 10152 , 10153 , 10154 , 10155 , 10156 , 10055 , 10165 , 10166 , 10167 , 10168 , 10169 , 10170 , 10171 , 10172 , 10173 , 10174 , 10175 , 10176 , 10177 , 10178 , 10004 , 10005 , 10006 , 10038 , 10007 , 10002 , 10013 , 10012 , 10014 , 10278 , 10279 , 10270 , 10271 , 10041 , 10280 , 10281 , 10282 , 11238 , 11212 , 11213 , 11216 , 11233 , 11204 , 11218 , 11219 , 11230 , 11201 , 11205 , 11215 , 11217 , 11231 , 11241 , 11206 , 11221 , 11237 , 11101
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