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David Vaealiki

Meet David, one of your new ATHLIV trainers.

David is a champion rugby league and rugby union player. He enjoyed six seasons with the Parramatta Eels, before joining the Kiwi Team for seven tests. He went on to play with Wigan in the English Super League, with Manly Warringah in the NRL and also in the French National Rugby Union. David now enjoys a career as a personal trainer, sharing his knowledge and inspiration with others.

David’s workout is Force. A fusion of cardio and resistance, this workout is innovative, fun and demanding. Force incorporates the age-old techniques of overload to achieve optimal gains. Repeated supersets under a guided time is what makes this workout unique.


  • New Zealand Kiwis Rugby League, 2000 – 2002. (inc World Cup 2000)
  • NRL Parramatta Eels, 1999 – 2004. (inc Grand Final win 2001)
  • English Super League, Wigan 2005-2007
  • NRL Manly Warringah 2008
  • French National Rugby Union, SC Albi 2008–2010


  • For a long time David held the record for the fastest scoring hat-trick of tries in the NRL