Speaking & Workshops

Coach Jon earned several extremely boring degrees in technology and literature. He holds multiple coaching certifications, has decades of experience thriving in high-pressure corporate environments, and he spent years focusing on self-experimentation & personal improvement. He is a sought-after speaker on the topics of health, wellness, nutrition, technology, and lifestyle management. Jon has over 10 years of speaking experience ranging from corporate wellness, keynote to local television appearances.

POPULAR WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE:
  • Modern Technology & Self-Discovery
      • What Gets Monitored Gets Managed
      • How To Go From Full-Time Nerd To Ironman Finisher
  • Eating Like A Caveman
      • Getting Primal In Modern Life
      • Lifestyle Habits Our Ancestors Should Have Taught Us
  • The Modern Basics of Nutrition & Healthy Living
      • How Vogue Magazine Invented The Diet Industry
      • A Calorie Isn’t A Calorie
      • Eat Easy, Live Hard
  • You’re A Nerd, Too
      • Jon’s Personal Health Story: How He Went From A Pre-Hypertensive, Pre-Diabetic, Chronic Insomniac With An Incurable Disease To Achieving Everything His Doctors Said Was Impossible.
      • How Your Job & Our Culture Is Killing Us In The Same Ways
      • How To Change, While You Can

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60 Days without Energy Drinks

Two months ago, I took my last sip of an energy drink. To be fair, I only had as One-Drink-A-Day Habit. But in early November I noticed that I started to crave more each day. And once those cravings became an incessant internal voice badgering for another, I went Cold Turkey. So here is the What, Why, and How of that adventure. What was I consuming? My drink of choice was Bang. Low calorie. Low/no sugar. Vitamins. Minerals. Branch Chain Amino Acids. CoQ10. Caffeine (of course.) And even creatine! Plus, it tasted pretty nummy. I usually had one, after lunch, to keep me fired up for the rest of the day. Why did I quit? Despite the promising contents, it came with several negatives. Not the least of

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What A Tangled Sole We Wiiv

Bear with me. Briefly. (Thanks!) I’m going to have one of those flashback-moments… It is 2009. I stroll into my local triathlon store. A bright, smiling sneaker-sales-lass convinces me to stand on Dr Scholl’s Foot Fit Kiosk. Lo and behold, Your Humble Narrator’s feet have some of the highest arches in the South East! Fortunately, Dr Scholl’s happens to have a solution. And for a decade, I’ve worn generic orthotics with some degree of improvement over previous decades. Okay. We’re back in 2019! The march of technology has continued at a rapid pace. Ten days ago, I stop by Wiivv’s Website, load their app on my phone, and take two curated pictures of each foot. Today… BOOM! Custom-made, 3D printed orthotics are waiting to join me on the

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