John M. Rowley is an author, speaker, and coach. With a true passion and talent for changing lives, he has earned the title "America's Lifestyle Strategist" by inspiring millions to become physically, mentally, and spiritually fit. John is widely recognized as a peak performance and fitness expert who routinely consults with celebrities, athletes, and business people alike, helping them to revitalize their bodies and ignite their passion, purpose, and drive for excellence. John has contributed to a variety of mainstrem media, including Fox News, SmartMoney, The Wall Street Journal, and Martha Stewart.
A native of New York, Rowley started out working as a janitor after his athletic career was cut short by a near fatal car accident. Naturally competitive and driven, John quickly became one of the youngest senior vice presidents in one of the toughest real estate markets in the world — Manhattan. After experiencing much success, John stretched his entrepreneurial wings by purchasing R&J Health Studio, the Brooklyn-based gym that gained international attention when it was featured in the movie Pumping Iron, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.
Motivational, inspirational, and sometimes outrageous, John Rowley's tell-it-like-it-is attitude is a refreshing approach to fitness and success. According to Dr. Keith Ablow, author, television personality, and human behavior expert, “John Rowley can energize an audience the way he energizes individuals to higher and higher levels of physical — and mental — performance.”