David Nekava , NASM Elite Trainer

Bio

CALL / SMS: (516) 669-3083

I'm a full-time independent fitness professional based out of the north shore of Long Island, NY. My clients are a true reflection of me and are positive, dedicated, warm, and passionate people. Together we are energized and have a great time developing ourselves and leading happier & healthier lives for ourselves and our loved ones.

My involvement in health & fitness began as teen when I started training with a close friend for a golden-glove boxing match. I never questioned the need for exercise; it just instinctually felt like a very good thing to do. The training breeded superior health and confidence that transcended all areas of my life; academic, social, financial, romantic, and overall physiological health.

Years later, I began working in the financial sector in New York City and watched co-workers and the community at large trade their personal health for short-lived financial gain and material excess. I also watched several close friends and family members give in to circumstance and needlessly neglect their health suffering from life-threatening diseases that are easily preventable with diet and exercise. The volatility and stress of that lifestyle made me realize something that will stay with me forever; if you don't have your health, you have nothing!

I decided to invest myself fully in becoming a fitness professional in an effort to help as many people as possible strike a balance in their lives; a balance between committment to career and a committment to personal health and happiness. I began working with people from all walks of life at Equinox Fitness in Great Neck, NY from young mothers that wanted to shed the baby weight to post-operation elderly clients with osteoperosis, diabetes, dysfunctional joints, herniated discs, depression, heart disease, and high blood pressure. I've worked with physicians, corporate executives, high-profile actors, school teachers, truck drivers, and everyone in between. The overwhelming commonality between them is this: fitness training and healthy eating is their foremost medicine and the universal fountain of youth.

I'm committed to this life-long endeavor and am consistently investing in continuing education. With the world-class education that I have achieved by way of the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Corrective Exercise Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer and Equinox Fitness Institute as a Tier III fitness professional, I am armed with a high degree of ability to help you reach your fitness goals.

My primary aim is to debunk the perception that living a healthy lifestyle is too difficult to participate in by simplifying the education and logistics that are involved. I can help you immensely, wherever you are at right now, if only given the opportunity. I'm patient and resourceful; leverage my help and contact me right now!

Email: david@quickfitbody.com Tel. (516) 669-3083

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Sharecare

Location:

  • Bayside, NY

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you're planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high altitude into your vacation sports -- such as skiing or hiking, a sports medicine specialist cautions.

    Outdoor explorers may fail to take altitude into account when visiti...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A moderate amount of physical activity in your daily life may reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.

    "We found that a medium level of daily total physical activity is associated with a lower risk of Parkinson's disease...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jogging helps seniors maintain their ability to walk, a new study finds.

    The researchers looked at people older than 65 who either ran or walked for exercise. Those who ran at least 30 minutes three times a week were less likely to have age-relate...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people gain weight at Thanksgiving because they eat too much and don't get enough exercise. But, a few simple steps can help you keep your weight under control while still enjoying the holiday, an expert says.

    A good place to start? "Remind y...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research suggests.

    In one study, acupuncture helped reduce joint pain by up to 40 percent, said study author Dr. ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arm pain is common among young baseball players, a new study shows.

    But despite the pain, many young people are urged to keep playing, the researchers added.

    The findings suggest that closer monitoring of young baseball players is needed ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The way you walk can affect your mood, according to a new study.

    Previous research has shown that depressed people move differently from happy people, according to study co-author Nikolaus Troje, a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advan...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College athletes in contact sports such as football and soccer are more than twice as likely as other college athletes to carry a superbug known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), new research finds.

    "This study shows t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobic exercise may improve the physical and mental health of kidney dialysis patients and may also extend their lives, new research suggests.

    The study included more than 5,700 kidney failure patients on dialysis who were followed for a median ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about half of all diabetes cases that develop during pregnancy, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at data from more than 14,000 American women. They found that the strongest r...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's a debilitating injury, but an ACL tear typically doesn't mean the end of a college athlete's career, a new study finds.

    The research suggests that the risk for a reinjury of the knee's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) actually goes down as ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking nature walks with other people may lower your stress levels and reduce your risk of depression, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 2,000 participants from the Walking for Health program in England, which organizes nearly 3,0...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People tend to drink more alcohol on days when they're more physically active, a new study finds.

    "Monday through Wednesday people batten down the hatches and they cut back on alcohol consumption. But once that 'social weekend' kicks off on Thur...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although there is mounting evidence that muscle-strength training provides key health benefits, most middle-aged and older adults in the United States don't engage in this type of exercise, according to new research.

    Less than one-quarter of adul...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. heart experts recommend doctors use a 14-point checklist rather than an electrocardiogram (ECG) when evaluating young people for underlying heart disease that could result in sudden cardiac arrest.

    The American Heart Association and the Amer...Full Article