John Rowley Named ISSA Director of Wellness

Jun 17, 2010, 09:00 ET from International Sports Sciences Association

CARPINTERIA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A peak performance and fitness expert, international speaker, best-selling author, entrepreneur, and television and radio personality, John Rowley has been named Director of Wellness for the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), a provider of nationally accredited distance education programs.

John is the pioneer in combining peak performance principles with physical and spiritual disciplines for complete and lasting success. He has authored Climb Your Ladder of Success Without Running Out of Gas! – which shares the powerful lessons he learned while having one foot in the business world and the other in the fitness arena.

John's amazing rise to the top has become the stuff of legend and inspiration. A college athlete whose career was cut short by a near fatal car accident, he studied kinesiology, exercise, anatomy, fitness and nutrition in order to get his body healthy again. After his devastating accident, John began a career as a janitor before tackling the high-powered world of Manhattan real estate as well as the dynamic international field of fitness.

Despite his entrepreneurial success, John has always been convinced that his savviest investment was in himself and the people around him. He is the world's leading lifestyle strategist, helping people revitalize their bodies and energy through diet, exercise, and a well-balanced emotional and spiritual life for lifelong success. An internationally recognized motivational and fitness expert, John writes for Martha Stewart's Whole Living and has recently appeared on Martha Stewart Radio and Fox News.

"John's message that the key to success is energy is nothing less than life changing," says Dr. Sal Arria, CEO/Co-founder of ISSA, "The incredible experience and energy that he brings as a speaker galvanizes people to action. John radiates exactly what we hope to inspire in our students – the passion to positively impact the quality of life of each individual with whom he comes in contact."

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About ISSA

Founded in 1988, the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) is the industry-leading first fitness organization in the U.S. to be accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

SOURCE International Sports Sciences Association