Mr. Donovan Green

Bio

Donovan Green is the author of No Excuses Fitness, 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:

  • Athletic Training
  • Fitness

Affiliation:

  • Elite Trainer on Sharecare

Location:

  • Laguna Hills, CA
  • 949-305-6886

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Activity

  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    How can fitness trainers keep people motivated?

    Positive reinforcement can go a long toward motivating people. Watch the video to learn what Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, tells his clients to keep them pumped. Read More
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    How can I get motivated to exercise?

    Sorround yourself with things that keeps you motivated. Simply hang up a picture or read a book / magazine, or go the gym. Think about the things you love to do and get involved. Stay away from the fog and come out in to the light. See who you are and who you want to be. Always push to be better in all you...Read More
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    What is the best form of exercise for me to burn fat and calories?

    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
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    How can I stay hydrated if I'm physically active?

    It's important to stay hydrated when you're physically active. In this video, I will talk about how much water you should drink daily.  Read More
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  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    What is functional fitness?

    Functional training is when your body has been conditioned to a point where you can handle your normal everyday physical activities with out causing harm to yourself. For example, if you are an at home Mom who really loves to clean and shop then you will need to do some functional exercisies that will...Read More
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    How can I perform strength training exercises safely?

    Strength training can be very effective and also very dangerous if you do not use proper form. Some very basic rules in avoiding injury during strength training is to avoid jerking your body (this will keep your back protected from injuries), keep your abs tight (this will ensure a firm and strong...Read More
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green answered:

    What are the benefits of a workout that combines different activities?

    Like having the same breakfast every day, doing the same workout is boring! Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, discusses the benefits of mixing up your routine in this video. Read More
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  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Time to get your heart pumping! Join me in this cardio workout to raise your heart rate without gym equipment. https://www.sharecare.com/video/fitness-and-exercise/donovan-green-workout-tips/heart-pumping-power-moves

    Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, shows you how to your raise your heart rate without any expensive gym equipment.

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  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
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    What Should I do if I Get Sidetracked from My Fitness Goals?

    Life happens and you can get sidetracked from your fitness goals. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, emphasizes that these are a part of life and there are ways to keep up healthy living habits.
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green has posted a video:

    What is Muscle Fitness?

    Muscle fitness comes from strength training and conditioning. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, talks about what kinds of exercises can develop muscle fitness.
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green has posted a video:

    Should I have Short Term Fitness Goals?

    Short term goals are important in fitness and life. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, describes how you can incorporate short term goals into your routine.
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green has posted a video:

    Why Should My Fitness Goals be Measureable?

    Measurable goals play a key role in your fitness routine. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, talks about how to measure your progress toward your fitness goals.
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green has posted a video:

    How Can I Stick to My Fitness and Diet Goals?

    Sticking to your fitness and diet goals can be so challenging. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, has tips for how to stick to those goals you've set.
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  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green has posted a video:

    Why Should I Write Down my Fitness Goals?

    It's important to write down your fitness goals. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, says that one of the benefits of written goals is that they're a constant reminder to stick to your plan.
  • Mr. Donovan Green - Laguna Hills, CA - Athletic Training
    Mr. Donovan Green has posted a video:

    Do Counselors Specialize in Health and Fitness?

    Not all counselors specialize in health and fitness. In this video, Dr. Oz's personal trainer, Donovan Green, describes what to think about if you want a professional to help you with your fitness and health goals.