Born in Indianapolis (Naptown!) David is a long-time resident of Maryland and Founder and Lead Coach at LiveNow Fitness, LLC. A nationally televised fitness expert and coach to organizations such as the NAACP’s Leadership 500 Conference and recently a nominee for the 2015 Fitness Hero (Baltimore Sun), David is also the thought leader and creator of the successful Facebook group, WE Dig Green, a community of eaT smarT enthusiasts and those on the path to better eating habits, including green juices, smoothies and reaL fooD.
David espouses and practices the benefits of total body conditioning and functional training — movements and exercises that mirror human biology. An avid mud and obstacle racer, David has utilized his fitness expertise and enthusiasm to create the SOULdier workouts; workouts designed to prepare athletes to take on the rigors of mud and obstacle courses such as the Spartan Trifecta and Tough Mudder events, in which he’s participated. David’s strengthening and conditioning workouts, in The LaB at LiveNow Fitness, drive his multi-sport athletes (triathlon, aqua bike and duathlon) to STRONGER. results.
Living a passionate life and inspiring others to wellness, and their best health ever. is David’s life’s purpose. David believes that a holistic approach founded on mastering the fundamentals – good form, good eating habits, good rest and recovery – lead to a lifetime of good habits that can be passed on and impact generations to come.
David is a devoted son to his mother, Natalie, and in his downtime, enjoys reading, hip-hop music, the arts and more!
David a.k.a “Girt”
Favorite saying: “It ain’t supposed to be easy.”
Favorite quote: “If you stay ready — you don’t have to get ready.” -Will Smith
Favorite sounds for Boot Camp: Hip-Hop & Alternative Rock
Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine [NASM]
Boot Camp Instructor
TRX Suspension Training Instructor