MEET OUR FITNESS TEAM

Lisa CooperLisa Cooper - Owner/Fitness Coach 

Involved in multiple sports since the age of 5, Lisa took her love of athletics into coaching youth at all levels. As a lifelong Bakersfield resident, Lisa has since taken her passion of coaching sports and transformed it into coaching hundreds of women in fitness, nutrition and wellness.

As a Mom of 4 active kids, Lisa can relate to the struggles that busy women face whether it's making time for themselves, finding time to plan and cook healthy meals or losing weight after baby. Her passion for helping other women is what inspired Lisa to start Bakersfield Adventure Boot Camp 9 years ago. Since then, Lisa has encouraged and motivated her campers to change their lives through energizing and fun workouts that bring results.

Lisa received her degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education from Cal State Bakersfield. She is a NESTA Certified Boot Camp Instructor and Nutrition Coach as well as having been certified as a Personal Trainer through NASM. Currently, she is spreading her love of fitness throughout the community working for the Kern High School Districts Staff Wellness Program as well as teaching classes at CSUB.

Still active in sports, Lisa plays in volleyball, softball and soccer leagues. This is her 36th year playing soccer and she recently has began running half marathons, she will complete her 5th this summer.

In Boot Camp you will gain confidence and feel great! Every day in camp is a good day and Lisa's goal is to make sure that you look forward to tomorrow!

 

Dr. John Spencer Ellis - Support Staff

Dr. John Spencer EllisEach week, over one million people around the world enjoy a fitness program created by John Spencer ߨEllis. His fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs. John is the President of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. These two professional associations have 45,000 members in 30 countries. John is on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Conference for Healthy Living, Irvine Valley College, Get America Fit Foundation, and is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. He is the author of "How Badly Do You Want It? - Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness," and a contributor to "Power of Champions." He created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp program in the world. His signature series of outdoor fitness equipment is used in communities worldwide. John has been featured or quoted in every major fitness publication, and held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine. John has been featured on NBC, CBS, PBS, SPIKE, ESPN & Bravo. He serves as an on-air expert for Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television with General Norman Schwarzkopf. He is the producer and host of The OC Body on The Healthy Living Channel. John is a Nautilus sponsored athlete and stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp™ & Kung-Fu Fitness™. John created the fitness program used by the U.S. Secret Service and he consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships).

John has been continuing his professional education since 1987, and holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He is currently completing a second doctorate in naturopathy. He has fifteen certifications including massage therapy, plyometrics, self-defense, fitness kick boxing, fitness boxing, water fitness, exercise rehabilitation, golf conditioning, Pilates, personal training, clinical hypnotherapy, sports hypnosis, PACE circuit training and yoga. He holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu, has completed the Ironman triathlon, and finished 5th at the U.S. National Biathlon Championships. His medical training includes a license in radiological technology, a medical assisting certification, and training in McKenzie rehabilitation. John was nominated for the California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.

» 3-5% reduction in body fat
» 5-12 pounds of weight loss
» 1-3" decrease in the midsection
» 25% increase in strength
» 25% improvement in endurance
» Better relaxation
» Greatly improved posture
» 100% gain in self-confidence
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