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Dr. John Spencer Ellis

Each week, over one million people enjoy a personal development program created by John Spencer Ellis. John is the CEO of National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association NESTA, the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching, and the Get America Fit Foundation. He is the author of How Badly Do You Want It? - Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness, The Compass, The Well Couple 2009, and a contributor to Power of Champions and Peak Vitality. He's the former Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine and created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp system in the world.

John has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, FOX, FOX Sports, FOX Reality, SPIKE and ESPN. John is the fitness and lifestyle expert on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County, Daybreak OC and Exercise TV. John has also appeared on Starting Over, Life Moments and Camp Reality. He is the executive producer of the documentary The Compass and is appearing in the documentary Riches mid-2009. He hosts The Fit Show, Core 360 Personal Gym infomercial, The OC Body, The Spencer Power Hour radio show, and the Ms. Fitness U.S.A. and World pageants. He created programs used by Cirque du Soleil, the U.S. Secret Service and consults the UFC Ultimate Fighting Championships. John holds two bachelors degrees business & health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He has earned fifteen professional certifications, holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu and completed the Ironman triathlon.