Tim has been a personal trainer working in London since 2003 and has continually honed his training methods specifically targeting those whose main aim is to get a lean athletic body whilst living and working in the city.
“I am a personal trainer who has been training people like you all over London for over 10 years and I created Evolve as the perfect antidote to the poor quality training that I have found way too often in this country“
Tim completed his BSc in Sports and Exercise Science to give himself a strong base knowledge to become a personal trainer has continued to hone his skills in the 13 years since leaving. Tim founded Evolve Fitness because he feels that most personal trainers or “fitness gurus” try to make things too difficult and are too worried about taking pumped up selfies to really focus on the real reason that they became personal trainers which is the client.
“Getting people into the best shape of their lives is everything to me, I love how simple the process is and how drastic the changes can be“
Lee has been working in the fitness industry for the past 14 years but his own journey through physical fitness stared 20 years ago with Martial arts. Inspired by the old school action movie stars he studied various martial arts until the age of 16 when he turned his hand to bodybuilding.
Having just turned 18, Lee was one of the youngest people to run the London marathon, then just 2 years later he claimed the British bodybuilding championship title. Lee gained a top 5 world ranking after a closely fought battle competing in Italy.
He then went on to compete with various organisations, most notably, as a Muscle-mania super body finalist and UKBFF Classic bodybuilding competitor. Lee was known for his aesthetic physique, symmetry, conditioning and his classical, entertaining posing style.
“As an ex-British bodybuilding champion, I know what it takes, physically and mentally, to rise above the competition and be the best“
Lee has been working with Tim at EOM since 2013 after freelancing as a personal trainer around London for two years prior. The benefits of their shared knowledge of training and nutrition has lead to some of the best client transformations seen to date.
Lee has quite and old school approach to training, back to basics, heavy compound lifts all brought together with a bespoke program to suit the clients physique goals with a tough, challenging yet thoroughly enjoyable workout.
“With 14 years in the fitness industry I have seen a lot of changes, but one thing will never change, my ability to get the best out of my clients.“
Otaniyien has been a personal trainer since 2004, having worked as a freelance trainer in London with Tim previous to joining the EOM team. Tim tried to get Otaniyien to work with EOM in 2013 but it took 3 years to get him to give in!
Putting knowledge and experience behind looking good and being fit is at the core of his approach to strength training, no matter what your level.
Otaniyien likes to focus on helping his clients create a body that has strength, balance, symmetry and good composition, which he believes are the key elements to creating a strong and healthy body for life.
Strength training has been Otaniyien’s personal passion for many years, and is what initially inspired him to become a personal trainer 12 years ago.
Since then he has explored many other areas, techniques and disciplines, and believes that anyone can achieve their health and fitness potential with the right guidance.
Since Otaniyien joined us in September he has created a real buzz around the gym and has immediately positioned himself as the hardest pushing trainer
Hakim has 5 years experience in the industry as a trainer but sport has always been a huge part of his life. Hakim’s background is in sport, specifically football and athletics. As a lifelong competitive athlete both in team sports and individual pursuits such as the London marathon Hakim knows how to push hard. This background has helped to refine his approach to training with workouts that will improve strength, power, agility and balance whilst achieving the aesthetics that everyone wants.
“I believe everyone is capable with the correct approach and mindset.“
Hakim’s training philosophy combines various protocols from bodybuilding to athletics making all his sessions challenging, dynamic and fun.
“I’m results driven and in 2015 I joined Evolve to help contribute to the continued success of London’s best body transformations.“
Scarlet is a Women’s Fitness competitive bodybuilder and prior to this, she was a professional ballerina.
Scarlet is a skilled PT with a passion to help clients achieve their fitness and nutritional goals.
By coupling these aspects, she can help clients achieve their goals and enhance their lifestyle. She works in a way that builds basic movement patterns and mobility that improves flexibility. This can then be progressed into a program to assist in re-modelling body composition, developing power, strength and improving cardiovascular health. Specialist areas include: fat loss, bodybuilding, nutrition and flexibility/mobility.
Max has had a passion for strength training and fitness since he started weight training at the age of 15. After various careers in tailoring and other professions he decided to follow his passion and become qualified as a PT in 2013.
That same year he took on a new challenge to climb MT Blanc for charity enjoying the different aspects of training and endurance involved. This opened up his love for the great outdoors and adventure training.
Max then joined the Marines full time as it married both physical intensity and a challenging environment to operate in but injury forced him to quit although he still enjoys work as a reservist today.
Since coming back into Personal training he has thrown himself back into strength training and has developed a deep appreciation for all things Barbell related. Max loves to train like old time body builders from the 40s through to the 60s who believed that we all should aspire to not only look strong but actually develop a physique that reflects functional strength and fitness. This is what he trains for and it’s how he loves to train people. In short Max practises what he preaches.
“I love being part of Evolve and EOM amongst like minded individuals who like me believe in a industry full of gimmicks and “magic pill solutions” that the best results come from good old fashioned hard work in the gym and consistency in the kitchen.”
Zack specialises in fast fat loss for busy professionals. With over ten years experience, he is well aware of the time and lifestyle constraints faced by clients in The City, and has developed systems to overcome or work around them.
Whether you need to lose a couple of stone or the stubborn last few pounds, Zack will develop a program that works with your lifestyle to get you into peak condition.
Zack is also an award winning journalist. He has featured as a columnist or expert contributor for tv and magazines including BBC, Men’s Health and GQ and was listed in Timeout as one of the best trainers in London.
Bear is our Chief Financial Officer, enforcer and general dogsbody (although he finds that term offensive). Over the years he’s had many roles. He’s been a taxidermist, a magician for children’s birthday parties and Patrick Swayze’s stunt double.
As a dog with five years experience, he enjoys smelling things, eating things, smelling things he’s about to eat, thinking about eating, sleeping between meals and hardcore Dutch techno.
“Remember: A minute for you is seven minutes for me. So hurry the f*** up” – Bear the Dog
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