With over 20 years of experience and multiple certifications Sid Karim is a fitness and Nutrition expert. He is a Black Belt in Brazillian Jujitsu as well as the Head Fitness Instructor/Owner of Intensity Fitness. Sid continuously educates himself on nutrition and lifestyle optimization. He practices what he preaches by staying fit and living by example. Sid's training methodology does not follow a standard cookie cutter one size fits all fitness program. He understands the body and knows that everyone is unique in their own way. Therefore he creates individualized programs to help each person optimize their own body. Sid incorporates a variety of exercise modalities such as Mobility Drils, Corrective Exercises, Weight Training, Muscle and Strength building exercises, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Cardio/Boxing/Kickboxing, Yoga, and much more! He also teaches fundamental Boxing, Kick Boxing, MMA and Self Defense.
Lydia is an educator with over ten years of experience. Driven by her love for learning and building relationships, she takes pride in providing the best experience possible. As the Executive Administrative Assistant and Program Coordinator, her goals include informing the surrounding communities of our gym’s offerings, and providing our clients a first class experience. In addition to her primary job functions, Lydia has been recognized by many of our gym goers for her extraordinary commitment to setting a great atmosphere at our gym. Lydia attends the gym regularly and is not afraid to challenge herself. She is open to trying new workouts led by our owner/master trainer Sid. Her favorite workouts are the ones that include kickboxing and strength training.
Arthur is a licensed and certified athletic trainer (ATC) and licensed massage therapist (LMT). Arthur received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (2003) and Masters of Education in Kinesiology (2005). He has been working in sports medicine since 2003 and has been practicing massage therapy since 2012. He has a strong academic background in sports medicine and manual therapy techniques; this has provided him extensive experience working with orthopedic injuries and elite athletes at the high school , collegiate, professional, and Olympic levels.
Specializing in treating many soft tissue injuries and movement dysfunctions with various manual therapy techniques and healing modalities to improving overall performance. Each session is tailored to the client’s precise needs and life style. The goal is to get the client feeling better and moving better.
Arthur obtains the following certifications:
Certified Athletic Trainer
Licensed Massage Therapist
GRASTON TECHNIQUE® provider
Certified Cupping Therapist
Neurokinetic Therapy Certified
Sport Stretch Therapist
Electrons Plus Guided PEMF Therapist