ABOUT Q

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ABOUT Elijah King Davis

 

Sherwood Kwame Reece aka Q

Q fell in love with exercise as a teenager. From the moment he stepped into the ring at Starrett City Boxing Club and learned the craft from the late, great Jimmy O’Pharrow, he became enthralled with boxing. Q later trained with former Olympian Reggie Ford and became a professionally licensed boxer.

In 2008, Q started teaching at Aerospace High Performance Center, NYC, under the mentorship of the legendary Michael Olajide Jr and developed his teaching style and technique.   From there, Q moved on to training at the world renowned Gleason’s Gym in 2010, where he still works today, teaching small classes at the Brooklyn and Manhattan locations and personally training clients of all ages and skill levels. Q also works with clients at locations throughout New York City, including in private gyms, in the client’s home and at various parks and outdoor areas.  Q also partners with trainers who specialize in Muay Thai, MMA and kickboxing. 

Q is licensed by the New York State Athletic Commission as a boxing trainer, but his instruction style incorporates elements of plyometrics, HIIT, strength training, conditioning and yoga.

“There’s no better workout than boxing,” says Q. “To be able to last in the ring, you have to be in top shape. So we incorporate boxing principles into each workout but we also customize based on your goals and personality, since what motivates one person might not work for someone else." 

Over the years, Q has trained celebrity clients including Liv Tyler, Q Tip, Omari Hardwick and Steve Stoute. He has trained a Golden Gloves champion and helped boxers from all over the world get in top shape, and frequently works with children and first-timers. He's been featured as an expert on ABCNews.com and has appeared in TV shows and movies including White Collar Brawlers, Law & Order and The Interpreter

 

 

Elijah King Davis

Elijah King Davis is a sports scientists, biomechanist, professional boxing trainer, Sports nutritionists, and personal trainer. He received an associate's degree as a medical assistant and bachelor's degree in sports/health science nutrition from Long Island university,  while taking classes at the university of kemetian sciences. He is a certified personal trainer through the nationalacademy of sports medicine (NASM), professional boxing trainer through the new york state athletic commission (NYSAC), and sports nutritionist through the international society of sports nutrition (ISSN).Elijah applies medical and scientific principles to sport's and exercise, using the law's of mechanics and physics to improve athleticism while assisting people on maintaining optimal health and maximum performance. Elijah has more then 10 years of experience educating and coaching a wide variety of populations through many different fitness domains including weight loss, strength and conditioning, athletics, positive body image, full body transformation, injury prevention, and nutrition. Working with kids, elders, athletes, people with chronic illness, disablements, and impaired abilities, or just active people looking to get in shape. Elijah has been involved in volunteer programs working with people with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and cerebral palsy. Elijah is honest, diligent,  and respectful. He is very good at understanding one's needs while being mindful, a good listener, motivating, and open minded. Before perusing career in the world of fitness Elijah worked for a medical doctor gaining experience in the medical field practicing a variety ofclinical procedures such as phlebotomy, vitals, medical emergencies, ekg, and physical examinations. On his spare time he enjoys running,  riding motorcycles, yoga, cooking, and reading books. Studying topics such as biology, metaphysics, eugenics, history, and agriculture. He is currently working on a energy drink, used for building muscle and losing weight, while replenishing the body with natural carbs, omega's, and protein.

You can reach him at elijah.davis@liu.edu or 917-667-8639