Jeff Halevy

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Jeff Halevy
Jeff Halevy tshirt.jpg
Born (1979-05-07) May 7, 1979 (age 35)
Nogales, Arizona
Residence New York City
Nationality American
Occupation public health advocate, fitness advisor, CEO
Organization Halevy Life
Website
jeffhalevy.com

Jeff Halevy is an American author, public health advocate, and fitness contributor to various media outlets. He owns and serves as CEO of the New York City-based gym Halevy Life. He is the host of a cable television program Workout From Within with Jeff Halevy. In 2011, Halevy joined Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign, and launched a pilot run of his Our Power program in Newark, NJ.[1][2][3]

Fitness and career[edit]

Halevy joined NBC's The TODAY Show as its Fitness Contributor in January 2014. His initial series on The TODAY Show was "Six Months to a Six Pack," which he co-contributed to with nutritionist Joy Bauer. [4] [5]

Halevy owns and serves as CEO of the New York City-based gym Halevy Life, where he has trained celebrities and actors, such as Lizzie Grubman, Ben Foster.[6][7]

Halevy served as a resident fitness expert and contributor to the television show, the Dr. Steve Show, and his own show, Workout From Within with Jeff Halevy, which aired nationally in the US on Healthy Living Network Veria in 2013.[8]

Halevy has written for the Huffington Post, sometimes on controversial public health issues, such as opposing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's New York City Soda Ban.[9] He has also written for US News and NY Daily News.[10][11]

Let's Move![edit]

In 2011, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker invited Halevy to become involved in the Newark branch of Michelle Obama's national initiative against childhood obesity, Let's Move!, which Booker had established the previous year. Halevy developed an exercise program for Newark public school students based around the MYTRAK Success Coach,[12] a wearable device about the size of a credit card that tracks physical exertion.[13] The program is called Our Power and began with a four-month challenge among five Newark high schools, with the winning school being the one recording the most minutes of physical activity by participating students.

Controversy[edit]

Halevy was supportive of Israel during Operation Protective Edge, the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict as noted by some online publications.[14] [15]

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