Our Story

Mission Statement

Founded in 2016, CommitWeek’s Mission is to help everyone improve their diet, fitness, and lifestyle by establishing healthy habits and learning from others to improve different aspects of their health goals.  People use CommitWeek to maintain accountability of their dietary and fitness goals, and improve their motivation to achieve more then they thought possible. Healthy living isn’t a fad, it’s here to stay, and CommitWeek helps you get there!

Our Story

John and Mike met 10 years ago working together in the Army.  Since then, they have always discussed the idea of starting a business or company.  It wasn’t until 2016, a year after John left the Army, that the idea for CommitWeek hit them.  What started out as a weight loss challenge, eventually morphed into what they would consider the premier tool to assist individuals and small groups attain their diet and weight loss goals.

John and Mike are both big on family, and they run their company with that as a guiding principle. They built the app to use together, and with their close friends so they could have a forum to motivate each other, and participate and share in their healthy activities, providing guidance and inspiration where needed.  Sharing this with the world is just a bonus!

Meet Michael, Co-Founder of CommitWeek

Michael was born and raised in Southern California.  While constantly involved in sports and other outdoor activities like swimming, hiking, and surfing, he began to focus on fitness from a scientific, educational perspective in college when he joined Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) in preparation to join the Army.  Earning his degree from the University of Southern California, Michael joined the Army, as an officer, the same day he graduated.  After that, he spent some time in Washington, Georgia, Mississippi, and Florida before he completed a 12 month tour as a Platoon Leader in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-07.  Upon his return, Michael started working full time for the California Army National Guard.  He lives in Lakewood, California, is married and recently became the proud father of twin girls!

Meet John, Co-Founder of CommitWeek

John grew up on a dairy farm 35 miles outside of Philadelphia. John grew up playing baseball, football, and soccer. He loves a good adventure, and has had many traveling to different countries. John joined the Army National Guard in September of 2001. He was looking for a way to pay for school, but the events of 9/11 changed his commitment and soon found himself working full time for the Army National Guard. During his time in the Army, he started focusing more on physical fitness and strength training. During his time in the Army he spent time in Georgia, Arkansas, Mississippi, Thailand, Washington, California, and deployed as an Infantry squad leader for 15 months to Iraq. He currently resides with his wife and 4 children, Sydney (18), Alex (15), Jacob (4), and the newest Bischler named Logan (4 months). John currently enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, surfing, and snowboarding.

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