Norma Zitterkopf

Norma Zitterkopf

Meet Norma Zitterkopf

Norma Zitterkopf is the owner and CEO of Zitterkopf Fitness Consulting, LLC and is the owner/operator of Argyle Adventure Boot Camp.

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Norma Zitterkopf has been a fitness enthusiast for over 20 years. Outdoor recreation has been a significant part of her life and her interest in fitness, and healthy lifestyle choices began as a child. Her passion for healthy living continues to grow year after year.

Norma’s mission is to inspire, motivate, support and encourage others to change their lives and achieve ultimate health & fitness through a balanced diet and active lifestyle. It takes personal integrity, discipline and dedication to stick with a healthy lifestyle. There’s absolutely no limits, but the one we place on ourselves. Reaching fitness goals affects all areas of our lives.

Norma is a NESTA (National Exercise Sports Trainers Association) Certified Adventure Fitness Trainer and Certified Personal Trainer. She also holds various certifications through the National Exercise Sports Fitness Association and Cooper Institute which include: Pilates, Group Exercise, Senior Fitness, Water Aerobics, Wellness Coaching and Nutritional Advisor, Tabata Boot Camp, as well as a youth sports conditioning specialist since 1996 and American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED & First Aid.

Norma specializes in customizing the workouts to the abilities and goals of the group and keeps everyone working at their highest ability.

Norma attended University of North Texas, then met her husband Kelly and they married in 1987. She has 3 grown children Bridgette, Nicholas and Ashton who have been her top priority. In 1987 Norma and Kelly formed Hallmark Construction, General Contractors specializing in building custom homes and home renovations. Norma is committed to high levels of excellence in fitness and in life.

Support Staff


Kelli Calabrese, MS, CSCS

Kelli is the International Master Trainer for Adventure Boot Camp and does the Coach Training to prepare qualified candidates to become Adventure Boot Camp Coaches.

Kelli’s personal mission is to empower individuals with the tools to make health, fitness and wellness a permanent and enjoyable part of their lives. She does this through teaching and coaching both consumers and fitness professionals to be their personal best.


Dr. John Spencer Ellis

Each week, over one million people around the world enjoy a fitness program created by John Spencer Ellis. His fitness programs are implemented in the top resorts, spas and health clubs. John is the President of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association) and the Spencer Institute for Life Coaching. These two professional associations have 45,000 members in 30 countries. John is on the Advisory Boards of the National Health, Wellness and Prevention Congress, Exercise TV, Conference for Healthy Living, Irvine Valley College, Get America Fit Foundation, and is a Fellow of the National Board of Fitness Examiners. He is the author of”How Badly Do You Want It? – Your Ultimate Guide to Optimal Fitness,” and a contributor to “Power of Champions.” He created Adventure Boot Camp, the largest fitness boot camp program in the world. His signature series of outdoor fitness equipment is used in communities worldwide. John has been featured or quoted in every major fitness publication, and held the post of Fitness Editor for OC Flair magazine. John has been featured on NBC, CBS, PBS, SPIKE, ESPN & Bravo. He serves as an on-air expert for Life & Leisure Television and Health Journal Television with General Norman Schwarzkopf. He is the producer and host of The OC Body on The Healthy Living Channel. John is a Nautilus sponsored athlete and stars in the workout DVDs Playground Boot Camp™ & Kung-Fu Fitness™. John created the fitness program used by the U.S. Secret Service and he consults the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships).

John has been continuing his professional education since 1987, and holds bachelors degrees in business and health science, an MBA, and a doctorate in education. He is currently completing a second doctorate in naturopathy. He has fifteen certifications including massage therapy, plyometrics, self-defense, fitness kick boxing, fitness boxing, water fitness, exercise rehabilitation, golf conditioning, Pilates, personal training, clinical hypnotherapy, sports hypnosis, PACE circuit training and yoga. He holds a 2nd degree black belt in kung-fu, has completed the Ironman triathlon, and finished 5th at the U.S. National Biathlon Championships. His medical training includes a license in radiological technology, a medical assisting certification, and training in McKenzie rehabilitation. John was nominated for the California Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.