InShape Ministries is founded by America’s Health Coach, MD, Dr. Asa Andrew who is a national best-selling author and host of one of the fastest growing radio and television programs in America. He is a health, fitness, and lifestyle contributor to NBC, CBS, FOX, CNN, and ABC and has appeared on shows such as Good Morning America and The 700 Club. As an entrepreneur, international expert, and master communicator in the field of nutrition, lifestyle medicine, and wellness, he is a highly sought after speaker for his entertaining message of Hope to audiences around the globe. In addition to his media companies, Dr. Asa Andrew has founded Diagnosis HOPE, a Christ-centered ministry, which educates and inspires transformation in lifestyle choices.
A former strength and conditioning coach for the National Championship Florida State University Seminole Football Program, Dr. Asa Andrew was a member of The Power Team evangelistic ministry for close to eight years. Communicating the Gospel almost 250 days per year, he saw countless lives come to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It was through this experience that he developed a struggle with his personal health. Being one of the smallest members of the Power Team, Dr. Asa Andrew had a choice to either go against his message to young people by gaining weight with the use of chemicals, or find another way. He began to eat a massive amount of calories to gain almost ninety pounds putting him at close to 300lbs. At this weight he noticed that his body began to break down physically. Bouts of night sweats, lightheadedness on stage, and constant fatigue led him to visit a physician. He was developing a condition called pre-diabetes. Heading toward a serious health challenge, he was forced to make a decision. Take medication, or take responsibility. Dr. Asa Andrew leaned on his education as a physician to make radical changes in his lifestyle that would ultimately get his health back. He lost over 50 pounds in a short time, eliminated the pre-diabetes, and was stronger and healthier than he had ever been. Soon after his own struggle, his father became diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Watching his father lose the battle over eighteen grueling months, Dr. Asa Andrew launched on a crusade to empower others to thrive in their health understanding the basic principle that our Lifestyle is Medicine.
Being in practice close to twenty years emphasizing evidence-based lifestyle medicine, clinical nutrition, and physical rehabilitation to improve patient outcomes, Dr. Asa Andrew created a world-renowned centers of excellence with Integrative Wellness seeing countless patients annually with his developed system of lifestyle-based are dedicated to looking at the “whole” person. Along with directing multiple clinics, he is also dedicated to a full-time educational media platform with his syndicated radio show, live events, educational tools, and television programs.
Out his years of experience, Dr. Asa developed a clinical system that would help the average person be able to attain amazing health through creating a system of lifestyle transformations. Through his years of clinical research and practice in lifestyle medicine, Dr. Asa Andrew developed a new program that has been turned into a small group curriculum named InShape University. This is a simple tool to help the average person live in above-average health.
From speaking in the most prestigious ministries in the world to the red light district in the streets of India, Dr. Asa Andrew’s message remains the same. He is an evangelist at heart with a timeless word of Hope. His personal mission to empower others with the diagnosis of knowing the Great Physician has the prognosis that can transform their life.
He is a graduate of Florida State University where he was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the 1993 National Championship Seminole Football Team. He completed his medical degree (MD) including hospital training with various honors, serves as a Diplomat of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and holds two additional doctorates in complimentary health care (ND, DC). He is a professional member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and has served as an Honorary Chair of the American Diabetes Association.