Monday, October 21, 2013

Meet the Men of MileHighGayGuy: David Smith of Stonewall Fitness

David Smith is an exercise professional and specializes in exercise, nutrition and wellness programs for the GLBT community.

His passion lies in promoting the physical, mental and social benefits of exercise and healthy diet to the community by breaking down the stigmas and barriers often associated with exercise and fitness to make it accessible for everybody regardless of anything. David does not spend all his time at the gym but chooses instead to go out into the world and find fitness opportunities in our everyday surroundings. Constantly learning and engaging with the community to better help realize that we all have potential within and are capable of accomplishing amazing things. David leads a variety of different
programs, including group fitness classes, personal training, athletic conditioning programs, educational seminars and workshops.

In his personal endeavors, He is also an active athlete having competed in swimming, taekwondo, triathlon and running events.

Highlights of his athletic career include winning 6 medals and setting a meet record at the 2010 Gay Games in swimming. Competing on the National Collegiate level in taekwondo and swimming, training to compete in his first full Ironman, having completed several half Ironmans and finishing his first Marathon. David currently swims with the Denver Squid Swim Team and is training for the 2014 Gay Games as well.

He is the owner of Stonewall Fitness, holds a degree in exercise science from Metropolitan State University of Denver and holds several fitness certifications including ACSM Personal Trainer and Group Fitness.