Personal trainer

Hello, I´m David Neira, founder of Chape Fitness.

I´m a dedicated personal trainer with a passion for improving client health, wellness and quality of life. Using the latest techniques in exercise science, cardio programs and strength training, I deliver fitness, weight loss and nutrition programs for youth, teens, adults and senior citizens that are fun, safe, extremely effective and tailored to individual needs/goals, using Evernote.

Body transformation specialist adept in helping diverse populations achieve their fitness, weight loss and conditioning goals faster than they ever thought possible.

Empowered university student clients to take control of their eating and exercise habits by providing personalized training, customized meal plans, knowledgeable instruction and motivational support.

Certifications

Bodybuilding & Fitness National Master Trainer (since 2003)

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Powerlifting National Master Trainer (since 2003)

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Nutritionist (since 2003)

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International Federation of BodyBuilding (IFBB) Personal Trainer (since 2006)

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TRX Trainer (since 2008)

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Lifeguard (since 2008)

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Evernote Community Leader (since 2016)

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Partnerships

Jordan Breakfast Club – Member of the First Class (since 2016)

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Stanza Partner (since 2014)

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Fitfluential Ambassador (since 2014)

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Plazah partner (since 2018)

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Awards

Awarded Top #75 Fitness Blogs on the planet (2018)

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Work experience

Fitness Instructor | Samlo Gym (2003-2006) | Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
  • Designed and implemented fitness classes to match the level and abilities of all participants
  • Prepared teaching area before class and returned equipment to storeroom after lessons
  • Set up equipment, tested microphone, and selected music prior to each class
  • Monitored class attendance and size to determine the effectiveness of club promotions
  • Promote club programs, products, and services to participants
  • Collaborate with club  owners to introduce new fitness classes
  • Interacted and communicated with club members regularly to solicit feedback in order to ensure customer satisfaction
Personal Trainer | Samlo Gym (2006-2010) | Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
  • Develop and implement personalized exercise and diet programs to assist individual clients
  • Worked one-on-one with clients to help modify exercises for maximum benefit and safety
  • Counsel clients about fitness, exercise, and injury management
  • Instruct clients how to use equipment and ensure all equipment is well maintained
  • Developed individualized plans including cardio, weight training, and nutrition programs
  • Explaining ways to measure exercise intensity for the best results
  • Completed individual comprehensive fitness assessments
  • Helped clients of all ages and fitness levels improve health and wellbeing
  • Trained clients for 15 hours/week, personal training sales 15 hours/week and dedicated 10 hours to management duties
  • Developed and maintained a wide base of member relationships. Specialized in member engagement and retention
  • Assisted over 200 members to achieve fitness objectives efficiently based off their goals
  • Worked extensively with post-rehabilitation patients

Sports Supplements Store Manager | XXL Sports Supplements (2010 – 2014) | Pobra do Caramiñal (Spain)

  • Greeted customers at the door and assisted with purchases
  • Answered customer questions and advised shoppers about sales
  • Merchandising responsibilities for the store
  • Created attractive displays highlighting seasonal inventory
  • Increase customer satisfaction and bottom-line revenue by expanding product lines, offering special promotions, and building loyalty club membership
  • Handle customers general inquiries; both walk-in customers and phone or e-mail inquiries
  • Friendly, sincere and courteous in all customer relations

Online Personal Trainer & blogger | https://chape.fitness (2014 – Present)

Online Personal Trainer

  • Responsible for maintaining clients’ healthcare confidentiality, data input, and registration documents
  • Conducted assessments including body composition, cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility
  • Developed and implemented program designs and nutrition plans for weight loss, health, and athletic performance for clients based on current trends and techniques
  • Created successful online training method using Evernote
  • Training and diet plans according to clients´ needs
  • Daily chat with clients for motivation, solving questions and keep them accountable
  • Weekly weight and body measurements check-ins
  • Own video exercises and healthy recipes

Blogger

  • Created and wrote Chape Fitness blog (https://chape.fitness/blog/) for four years to engage customers and strengthen company’s reputation of expertise
  • Knowledge and comprehension of WordPress to create a clean and user-friendly site
  • Designed and developed website layout, logo using Adobe Photoshop
  • Selected Top #75 fitness blogs on the planet (2018) by Feedspot.com
  • Actively maintain the site while also editing, writing, and researching topics for publication that relate to customer base and company goals 
  • Ensure that content is optimized for search engines and social sharing
  • Initiated use of social networking sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) to promote company’s reputation and services
  • Daily management and execution of all social media content
  • Responded to blog comments and reader emails plus focused on social media activity to ensure reader interaction
  • Create engaging and creative contests and fitness challenges which drive traffic to the web and spawn new readers/followers/clients
  • Write guest posts for other bloggers at request
  • Host guest posts for other bloggers and companies at request
  • Build editorial calendar with 2-3 posts per week for site, partners and sponsors
  • Manage all marketing and advertising for blog with 4,000 unique visitors per month and growing
  • Conversational in English and Spanish as well as a deep understanding for cultural differences, traditions, and customs
  • Created successful educational courses for instructors and personal trainers on how to use Evernote for fitness