John Sifferman

John Sifferman – Fitness Professional Bio

John Sifferman is a health-first fitness coach who lives and works in the Southern New Hampshire area. He has been teaching, training, and coaching people in various capacities since 2006 when he was first certified as a personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT). Since then, John has worked with hundreds of people from all walks of life – offering services ranging from health club and in-home personal training, to group fitness programs and “boot camp” style workouts at local gyms, public parks, and churches.

Since 2006, John has been a member of the Burn The Fat team at and at, home of Tom Venuto’s best-selling Burn the Fat system. In 2012, John became the official full-time Burn The Fat Fitness Training Specialist and Burn the Fat Training Department Manager, making him the resident training expert at the Burn The Fat Inner Circle. John has also sat on the judging panel for every Burn The Fat Body Transformation Challenge to date.

In 2008, John founded, where he continues to teach health-first fitness and physical culture to his readers around the world. He is passionate about helping people transform their lives through the conduit of physical transformation. He has written over 900 articles about health and fitness, and his work has been featured in Shape magazine, RMAX International magazine, Faith and Fitness Magazine, and on dozens of websites including Active, Lifehacker, Fix, Breaking Muscle, Daily Burn, Critical Bench, and others.

In 2009, John attended one of the very first MovNat Natural Movement seminars in the United States, and was temporarily appointed to an advisory position for the MovNat board. Also in 2009, John became certified as a Circular Strength Training Instructor (CST) and a CST Kettlebell Specialist (CST-KS) through RMAX International, and in 2011 he earned his CST Coach-Level certification.

John is also the author of The Pull-up Solution, which has been called “the most effective pull-up and chin-up training system ever created” and is quickly become the go-to resource for the struggling pull-up trainee.

John lives with his wife, children, and Akita dog in beautiful New Hampshire.

Summary of Certifications and Continuing Education Seminars:

Circular Strength Training – Coach Level Certification (2013)
Circular Strength Training – Instructor Level Certification (2009)
Circular Strength Training – Kettlebell Specialist Certification (2013)
National Strength and Conditioning Association – Certified Personal Trainer (2006)

Certified Prasara Yoga Instructor 2009-2013
Certified Intu-Flow Joint Mobility Instructor 2009-2013
Certified Clubbell Training Instructor 2009-2013
Certified CST Group Fitness Instructor 2009-2013

TACFIT bodyweight training seminar – 2011
CST-101 Coach Program – 2011
MovNat Expansion Seminar Alumni – 2009

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