Donovan Green

Bio

Donovan Green is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and a certified ACE and IFA personal trainer. With over 15 years personal trainer experience and as a sought-after kickboxing instructor, Donovan understands the benefits of a healthy, physical lifestyle and desires to educate others as his teachers did for him. He holds a black belt in jiu-jitsu, a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. He is also currently a practitioner of Krav Maga, a noncompetitive self-defense system developed in Israel that involves boxing, muay Thai, jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and grappling techniques, along with realistic fight training. His loyal following has proven he has set the bar in giving clients both an extremely challenging workout while simultaneously evoking excitement, confidence and a desire to be better. Donovan lives by his mantra, “Your body is just a body until you make it a temple.” Don’t be fooled by his genuine kind persona…he is a bulldog when it comes to getting his clients fit and motivated! Little tidbit: Donovan trains Dr. Oz!

Specialties:

  • fitness

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  • Elite Trainer on Sharecare

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.

    And nearly one in every five Americans uses herbal supplements like ginseng, Echinacea...Full Article

  • Donovan Green
    Donovan Green answered:
    The best form of exercise for you to burn calories in a hurry will be total body exercises such as squat to shoulder press or squat, deadlift, arm curl, shoulder press. Just keep in mind that as long as you are moving you are burning calories. Do not push your self pass your limits too fast, just...Read More
  • Donovan Green
    Donovan Green answered:
    Maintaining weight loss can sometimes be very scary. All you think about is putting back on the weight and possibly even more. If you want to maintian the weight that has been lossed you should continue doing what you did when you lost the weight. Maintain a strong and healthy diet, get plenty of...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents and coaches think kids who focus on one sport early on will boost their chances of a college scholarship or pro career. But a new study casts doubt on that idea.

    In a study of undergraduates at the University of California, Los Ang...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise might help reduce the risk of hospital readmission in people with a progressive lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study finds.

    "Our findings suggest that regular physical activity could buffer th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular aerobic workouts increase the size of the brain's memory area in older women and may help slow the progression of dementia, according to a small new study.

    It included 86 women, aged 70 to 80, who had mild mem...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents are understandably worried about letting their kids walk or bike to school.

    Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in children aged 2 to 14, and one of five kids killed in a traffic accident in the United States each yea...Full Article

  • Donovan Green
    Fitness really is a destination to be revisited. We are all born fit. As babies we are flexible, strong, agile, quick, and even smart. However as we age we begin to  lose those wonderful gifts due to the heavy demands from everyday life. We stop exercising, eating properly, resting, andeven playing....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For people with high blood sugar at risk of type 2 diabetes, losing weight and exercising may lessen their chances of dying from heart disease or other conditions, a new long-term study suggests.

    People enrolled in the study on diabetes preventi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College freshmen football players show signs of having stiffer blood vessels than their leaner peers who don't play football, according to new research.

    Exactly what that means for players' later heart health isn't yet clear.

    "The foo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a surprising twist on how stress may affect migraine risk, new research suggests that patients who are able to lower their stress levels may end up inadvertently boosting their immediate risk for a migraine attack.

    The study, led by Dr. Richa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Preteens with strong muscles may have healthier blood pressure, cholesterol and body-fat levels than their less brawny peers, a new study suggests.

    More than 1,400 sixth-graders had their strength tested with a hand-grip exercise. Overall, the st...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    FRIDAY, March 28 HealthDay News) -- Physical exercise at a young age increases bone health, and those benefits continue with age, a new study of baseball players finds.

    And people who continue to exercise as they grow older have even greater bone health benefits, said lead researcher Stu...Full Article

  • Donovan Green
    Donovan Green answered:
    It is very important to stretch before and after exercise. Before you do any form of stretching you should always spend at least 15 minutes to warm up your body which will help to increase body temperature. This will allow your muscles to move easier and more limber with out tearing during exercise. You should...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests people with lower levels of vitamin D are more likely to suffer from coronary artery disease and to have more severe forms of the illness.

    While the findings aren't definitive, they add to recent research that indicates vi...Full Article