After graduating from UC Berkeley and USC Medical School, Dr.Peters medical experience has included acting state epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control & Chief of Emergency Medicine for Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center.
After nearly 30 years of working in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Peters began showing signs of low energy, muscle weakness, reduced libido and depression. Upon leaving the ER and seeking to regain his own health he discovered he was experiencing Andropause (the gradual decline of hormone levels in men). Through changes in diet, lifestyle and natural hormone replacement therapy, Dr. Peters is now a walking advertisement for the benefits of his Nourishing Wellness Health program.
As an advocate for preventative medicine, he has studied and trained with nationally recognized lifestyle medicine experts and institutions including The American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine, The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and Cenegenics Medical Institute where he became certified in Age Management Medicine. As a Certified Massage Therapist and Certified Wellness Coach with the American College of Sports Medicine, he supports his clients to achieve greater balance and joy in their lifestyle. As a researcher and author his articles have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association & other peer review journals. His most recent book is Nourishing Wellness: A Path to Wholistic Wellness Wealth . He currently serves as the Medical Director of Nourishing Wellness Medical Center. His passion is helping men and women to look, feel and actually be many years younger through his proactive, preventive approach to youthful aging and optimal health. He bikes to work daily and will soon celebrate his 70th birthday feeling younger than he did 15 years ago
JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, an Amazon best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life, and author of Knack Absolute Abs: Routines for a Fit and Firm Core. She was named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine.
JJ vividly reminds us that the word ‘fitness’ is not just about the state of one’s physical body, but also the factors which determine a person’s overall well being.
And, for JJ, the key components in all these areas are ‘invisible’ — balanced support structures of nutrition, emotional centeredness and health. A favorite of journalists and the media for her depth of knowledge and vibrant personality, JJ, a contributing expert for Get Active Magazine, has also been featured in many national magazines, including Shape, Fitness, Muscle and Fitness HERS, Elegant Bride, and Women’s Health as well as appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox 11 and KTLA. She is also a video expert for About.com and regular contributor for The Daily Love.
JJ launched her professional career in 1996 as the Foundations Director for the New York Sports Club, where she designed curriculum and in-house certification for new and previously uncertified fitness trainers. She has also been certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), International Sports Science Association (ISSA), and the Resistance Training Specialist Program (RTS).
With a focus on biomechanics, JJ has lectured for The Learning Annexand as a featured speaker for New York Times Bestselling Author of The Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Ecker’s Peak Potentials seminars, as well as corporate clients, including Pacific Gas and Electric, Hanson Engineering, and Jostens, Inc. She is the Wellness Expert for KFC International, the Health and Fitness Expert for the National Association of Entrepreneur Moms, and a Fitness Expert for Nourishing Wellness Medical Center.
She has been working in the health and wellness industry for 15 years, as a fitness trainer with a knack for helping her clients become more self-aware and self-empowered through her ability to quickly identify and pinpoint problem areas, and then create simple solutions involving exercise, nutrition and mindset changes. She is the Host of the new iTunes Podcast Show Fit 2 Love: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Fitness for the Happy Life You Deserve which is six day a week video and audio show.
What sets JJ apart from her Celebrity Fitness counterparts is the holistic approach to getting results. Over the last fourteen years she has studied, used and applied Positive Psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Law of Attraction, Quantum Physics, Non Violent Communication, Imago Therapy, and Hypnotherapy. JJ Flizanes has proven that she’s not only an expert in matters of the body and fitness—she’s an insightful and provocative author who delivers a timely message about matters of the heart.