Chris Johnson

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About Chris Johnson - Speaks about Health, Wellness, and Peak Performance:

Chris Johnson is the leading authority on small steps to healthy living. As Founder/CEO of On Target Living, Chris is a highly respected expert and accomplished executive, who has spent over 30 years researching and building optimal health and performance programs for individuals and corporations. He is the architect of the Food Target® that shifts from counting calories to concentrating on the nutrient values of foods that guide healthy choices.

Chris likes to say he was 'raised by wolves'. Growing up struggling with terrible skin and chronic health issues, he had no idea how his lifestyle affected his health. The doctors couldn't help him, and despite all the medications they prescribed, his health did not improve. By his mid-20's, deeply frustrated and feeling hopeless, Chris set out to heal himself. On his quest, he learned how food affects the body, the importance of sleep, and why people need to move. These discoveries transformed his life. Conditions which plagued him for years disappeared, and his energy and attitude reached new heights. Amazed at how good he felt, Chris knew he’d found his calling, and needed to share his discoveries.

Today, Chris works with organizations to transform their performance from the inside out. He applies the principles of REST-EAT-MOVE to educate, engage and motivate teams around the world. Chris graduated from Michigan State University with a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Economics from Western Michigan University. He holds certifications from The American College of Sports Medicine, The National Academy of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise and Certified Natural Health Professional. Chris earned and maintains a reputation of providing groundbreaking lifestyle modification strategies with integrity, humor and passion.

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What Chris Johnson Talks About:

CAPACITY: Leading a Culture of Peak Performance – Optimize Talent by Removing Obstacles
As the world speeds-up faster and faster, leaders face tremendous pressure to motivate their people to try to keep up. This pressure to do more with less has reached epidemic levels of concern and Leaders are facing real challenges on how to recruit, retain, and attract the best talent for the future.

Employee burnout, low engagement, and overwhelming stress are jeopardizing many leaders’ ability to deliver. As outdated performance models crumble under pressure, internationally recognized health and performance expert Chris Johnson shows Leaders how to build and protect their most valuable asset – THEIR PEOPLE. Great Leaders understand the impact if their workforce is given fresh capacity to perform, lead, and grow.

In this energizing, humorous, and practical keynote, Chris dispels the beliefs and barriers that restrict performance, while providing simple, actionable tools to boost achievement. The audience will be transformed to seize newfound capacity, boosting individual and organizational performance.

In this session, audiences will learn:

  • Learn how to expand and improve your greatest resource – your health! Looking at your health as business strategy – The Secret Weapon that is overlooked!
  • Laser Focus Directs Performance – learning how expand your greatest skill – the ability to Focus your attention!
  • Boundless Energy Fuels Performance – learning how to build and protect your greatest resource – your Energy!
  • Unstoppable Drive Propels Performance – learning how to tap in to your inner Drive!
  • Learning how to develop a sustainable action plan that you can begin today!

 

The Power of Feeling Your BEST

Smash liming beliefs and supercharge your life with a dynamic 60-minute experience. Leverage the three critical On Target Living Principles to start building a performance lifestyle. This high energy, humorous, and interactive style will engage and motivate your audience and leave them wanting to know more about what does “Feeling your BEST”, feel like? A poor food environment, coupled with the demanding pace of modern-day life, continues to a downward spiral of health. The Power of Feeling Your Best, offers focused strategies to achieve positive results. Exercise, healthier eating habits, and a good night’s rest all contribute to higher performance. This presentation offers practical tools that will guide your entire organization to take immediate action, while inspiring everyone to reach for higher levels of energy, fitness and overall performance.

Takeaways: Tools and strategies to take immediate action; Premiere guide to balance, energy and vitality; REST|EAT|MOVE to feeling your best

 

 STRESS & IMMUNITY – When everything around us is out of control, what can you control?

Hand sanitizer and face masks are sold out at most convenient stores. The stock market is plunging. Events, meetings and schools are getting canceled. Flights are empty as corporate
America puts a hold on travel for employees. People aren’t shaking hands anymore…it’s elbowor fist bumps only. There is obvious fear and uncertainty—and this creates stress.
• What if we took back control?
• What if we created less stress when everything around us was getting stressful?
• What if we built our invisible armor called the immune system?

We will always have setbacks, road bumps, corrections and periods where things around us are out of control. When this happens, we have two options: Play Offense or Play Defense. Think of defense as washing hands, limiting travel, investing is less risk—these all can be great. The problem is most of us forget about playing offense during periods of stress and uncertainty. If you can play both, you start to take back some control and at the same time create opportunity!

The truth is we have a lot of control over our stress level and how strong our immune system is and the crazy thing is they are both related. Create more stress for yourself, you will have a
weaker immune system. This presentation is for YOU, it’s for you to take control of what you can control to handle the chaos around us!

Takeaways: Control your stress; Quiet your mind; Build your most powerful armor–Immune System

 

The Power of Food

Today more than ever before we have become fascinated with the subject of nutrition. Keto, Paleo, Intermident Fasting, Apple Cider Vinegar, Probiotics, Turmeric, Supplements, GMO’s, Organic, Calories—the list is long and continues to grow!

This engaging, fun, and educational presentation will teach you how to navigate the confusing world of nutrition and develop an eating plan that you enjoy and makes you feel and be your
best!

Takeaways: Simple rules of mindful eating, never be confused with food again, how to live healthily without making sacrifices.

 

CAPACITY – Optimize Talent by Removing Obstacles

As the world speeds-up faster and faster, organizations and their people try to keep up. This pressure to do more with less has reached epidemic levels of concern and organizations are
panicking on how to recruit, retain, and attract the best talent for the future. Burnout, low engagement, and overwhelming stress are jeopardizing organizations’ ability to scale and win. As
outdated performance models crumble under pressure, CAPACITY shows you how to build and protect your most valuable asset – YOUR PEOPLE. Think about the organizational impact if your workforce were given fresh capacity to perform, lead, and grow.

Takeaways: Learn what top performers need to produce their very best work; Discover the biggest factor influencing your FOCUS + ENERGY + DRIVE; Adopt a strategy of expanding human capacity to exceed your high-performing goals.

Additional Services

MOVE (60 minute morning exercise session)
FUN. FLEXIBILITY. STRENGTH. BALANCE. ENERGY
If exercise came in a pill, it would be the most prescribed medicine in the world! Daily movement is the real fountain of youth that keeps us healthy-looking from the inside out.

Chris Johnson has designed this MOVE exercise session for the “fittest” of the fit but even more so, for those who have no idea where to even begin. He will explain “quality” versus “quantity” of exercise and show you how to make the limited time you have, count. Come with an “open mind” and you will walk away with an exercise plan you can get EXCITED about!

RESTORE (45-minute evening restorative session)
This session is your CHILL PILL. You will learn cutting edge and natural ways to quite your mind, relax your body, and get a better nights’ rest. If you are looking for ways to improve your balance and flexibility – or if you suffer from pain in your back, neck shoulders, or hips, come join Chris as he takes you through his hands-on RESTORE session that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready for bed!LEARN TO:

  • Quiet your mind
  • Improve flexibility and restore balance to the body
  • Breathe using the diaphragm

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Chris offers a compelling message and practical strategies for healthy living.

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