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John Unverzagt

John Unverzagt

Owner, Fitness Professional B.S., CPT, PES, CSCS

Hi, my name is John Unverzagt. I am the owner of Fitness Together Maple Grove. I have owned the studio since January 1, 2012. I have been a personal trainer, teacher, coach, personal training manager and studio owner for 30 years.

I am committed to meeting 100% of the wants and needs of our clients.

My key to success is a constant focus on client relationships, client experience and client results.

I deliver that constant focus through my purpose, vision, promise and values.


We believe that without your health, nothing else matters.

To empower you to take back your health so that you have the energy to do what you love.


To reframe how society is taking care of their health by offering a proactive wellness solution to own your health and lifestyle


Fitness Together Studios are a second home, where your personal trainer welcomes you, and makes you feel like part of the family.

We pledge to provide you with the highest level of care and expertise. Together, we create a personal wellness plan and empower you with meaningful knowledge to put into action.

The Fitness Together community inspires you to reach what you never thought possible.


Express Gratitude - we believe that being grateful is the greatest driver of happiness and can greatly impact mental and physical health and well being. We believe moments of mindfulness gives us perspective on how far we have come and motivate us to carry on with a purpose.

Genuinely Care - we believe in building deep, meaningful relationships, because clients are like family. We are here to help you, empathize with you, empower you and give you hope. We go out of our way to take care of one another and we are in this together.

Take Pride in our Service - we believe in serving those around us out of love and respect by taking pride in creating a home for clients. We are passionate about providing a consistently exceptional experience that leaves a lasting impact.

Empower Commitment - we believe that making changes turns into learned behaviors, becoming lasting commitments that shape your future. We are part of your journey. We can help you define what you are here for, the steps of commitment to get there, and hold you accountable to your goals.

Continuously Improve - we believe in progress over perfection. Nothing happens overnight. Self-acceptance is your starting point to be 1% better everyday. We are learners, doers, innovators and teachers, who strive to change the mindsets of those around us.


B.S. Physical Education, The Ohio State University

Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine

Performance Enhancement Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association

Metabolic Specialist, New Leaf Medical

Flexibility Specialist, Mattes Method - Active Isolated Stretching