Summary of Experience (to present day)

Sami has over 20 years of experience training in multiple disciplines such as;

  1. Martial Arts, Kickboxing, Strength & Conditioning, Functional, Weight loss training and Bodybuilding.

Specialty training experience includes;

  1. Postural Correction, Toning, Fat Loss, Body Transformation, Body Sculpting, Core and Stability, Strength & Conditioning, Muscle Mass, Bodybuilding, Kickboxing & Boxing, Endurance Training, Marathon Training.

Formal qualifications include;

  1. REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer
  2. Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Personal Training
  3. UK Strength & Conditioning Certification
  4. Functional Training (Kettlebells, TRX, ViPR)
  5. Kickboxing
  6. Advanced Nutrition

Sami lives and breathes fitness and has completed challenges such as the;

  1. Three Peaks Challenge, Hell run, Tough mudder, cycling from London to Brighton
  2. Competed 5 times at the Natural Men’s Physique competition UKBFF and a Finalist at the British Natural Men’s Physique competition (UKBFF). Check out the Gallery here.


Founded TheFitnessGuru.London

In 2021, Sami Founded 'TheFitnessGuru.London' website

Move to Outdoors and Online Training

When the UK went into lockdown for the COVID Pandemic, many of Sami's clients expressed an interest in training outdoors (when it was safe to do so) or online. Since then, clients have shown a clear preference for training outside or locations convinient for themselves and the many benefits that comes with it. Sami is now working independently of gyms with clients outside, indoors and online. Checkout 'our programs' for more on training outside of a gym setting and the benefits here.

Gym Based Experience (2008 to 2020)

Sami has gained professional experience over many years including at High End gyms;

  1. DW Fitness (aka Fitness First) : Senior Personal Trainer (2014 to 2020)
  2. Third Space (37Degrees) : Senior Personal Trainer (2010 to 2014)
  3. Various Gyms: Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer (2005 to 2010)


The Start

In 1998, a very young Sami went to a gym and got hooked on fitness and training. After training for many years and achieving a high standard decided teaching and training was the career for him.