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Program turns ambitious goals into healthy, powerful results

By Lee Wardlaw lee@claytodayonline.com
Posted 1/4/23

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – John and Kelila Robinson are a power couple responsible for running Team Ambition Fitness, an online fitness training business that has been operating since 2015.

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Program turns ambitious goals into healthy, powerful results


GREEN COVE SPRINGS – John and Kelila Robinson are a power couple responsible for running Team Ambition Fitness, an online fitness training business that has been operating since 2015.

The service specializes in promoting a regular health program and wellness program through physical activity while also placing a special emphasis on basic nutrition.

John, the founder, also works as a fitness coach, along with his wife.

Both have rangy and extensive backgrounds in the medical field and more, with John holding educational certifications from the International Sports Science Association as a personal trainer and sports nutrition specialist.

Robinson also earned past certifications from two U.S. military branches, one from the U.S. Navy in physical training and another from the Marine Corps in Level II high-intensity tactical training.

Meanwhile, Kelila has 14 years of experience as a full-time nurse. She is both certified in kickboxing and ISSA.

Kelila works long hours in an unforgiving field, but that doesn’t stop her from training clients, and ever-passionately pursuing her side hustle.

Participants can follow their workout program via the Team Ambition Fitness app or visit the gym’s 1,000-square foot at 110 Ambition Dr., which is complete with equipment that is sure to get you shredded, such as barbells, dumbbells and kettlebells along with boxing equipment and spin bikes.

Robinson said that 95% of Team Ambition Fitness’s outreach is currently being conducted via online programs. 

Team Ambition focuses on programs that are specifically designed for the individual, with eight- and 12-week options for clients seeking to produce a better body tone.

Benefits also include better peace of mind and mental health improvement which leads to healthy and consistent exercise.

“The mental health aspect transfers to physical health. The biggest thing you’ll hear from our team members that have completed the program is that it has transformed their confidence. They’ve increased their confidence and strength, as well as their endurance,” John said.

“These are customized plans for specific individuals.”

If you are considering entering the virtual walls of a gym, Robinson serves as a combination between a motivational speaker, speaker of life of advice and physical trainer while helping clients throughout the process – all based on success at the professional level.

Robinson is a former National Physique Committee competitor and fitness model. He has trained six women that have placed in figure and bikini categories.

Whether you aspire to be a professional bodybuilder or an everyday person who enjoys getting into shape, it doesn’t matter to the Robinsons.

John and Kelila have trained more than 200 clients.

The happy couple has a clothing line with Nike and Under Armour products and a podcast, which can be purchased or downloaded by visiting the following link: TeamAmbitionFitness.com.

Robinson said running the business with his wife has been an additional blessing.

“The fun part of it is that my wife and I started this together, and she has supported everything we’ve done. She’s also had plenty of input into how the business is run and the specific items when it comes to clothing. She’s the mastermind behind the clothing aspect,” he said.

Along with visiting their online home, you can reach Team Ambition Fitness by visiting their popular social media Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Ambitious14you/ or e-mailing John at teamambitionfitness@gmail.com.