Niv has been involved with sports and fitness since childhood, starting with basketball in his home of Tel-Aviv, Israel playing in the professional leagues. Niv later joined the Israeli Army as a Defense Forces Fitness Trainer where he led workouts for soldiers. Niv was awarded a basketball scholarship to Mercyhurst College, and after two years moved to Yeshiva University receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. While at Yeshiva, Niv played on the University’s basketball team, and began working one-on-one training the students at the University. Niv is an ISSA certified trainer, he is CPT, GEI, CES, NASE certified as well as TRX STC, GSTC and FTC certified. He is an Onnit Kettlebell, Durability, and Steel Mace certified trainer and holds a Masters degree in Exercise Science.
Niv is a core, strength, and conditioning professional and believes that his energy packed teaching style challenges and motivates his clients to transform their physique as well as improve their health and athletic performance.