Karim is an industry expert with years of experience as an elite personal trainer and athlete
About Your Trainer
You may recognize the name – Karim Hawash is part of the husband and wife duo we have here at Radical Body Transformations. As one of our coaches, Karim is an industry expert with years of experience as an elite personal trainer and athlete.
Originally from Egypt but now resides in New Jersey, Karim is a multi-faceted health and fitness expert. He began his involvement in the fitness industry whilst living in Egypt, where he trained as a wrestler from the age of 6. Inspired by his father who was a successful wrestler, Karim learnt the value of working hard and pushing his body. This led him to achieve the title of the number one wrestler in Africa for four years in a row, qualifying him for the Olympics.
Karim represented Egypt in the 2017 Olympics in wrestling, and competed in competitions globally, winning countless awards and maintaining his position as one of the world’s best wrestlers.
After achieving worldwide recognition and numerous athletic titles, Karim moved to the US to continue his career in fitness. After qualifying as a personal trainer and sports nutrition specialist, he began working at Equinox. He achieved the fastest upgrade employment offered by Equinox, becoming a tier three trainer within the first two years of working there – endorsing him as their most elite trainer.
During his time at Equinox, Karim became certified in:
- Functional anatomy for movements and injuries
- Strength and conditioning
- Functional training
Aside from this, Karim also became a pro bodybuilder under the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) in the Men’s Physique division and has worked as a successful fitness model.
Karim’s accolades speak for themself. Not only has he achieved Olympian status, he has pursued educational development, equipping him an invaluable skill set to excel as a coach.
As well as an authority figure in fitness, he is also a father who loves traveling, self-development and spending time with his family.