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personal trainer

Iman Abdul-Salaam



Iman brings years of diverse fitness industry experience, empowering clients of all ages and fitness levels. Having overcome personal weight challenges, she emphasizes the importance of education and making fitness enjoyable while stressing the need for consistency.

Before joining Empower, Iman worked across fitness roles, including customer relations, sales, and group fitness instruction during high school and undergrad. She earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Education and Recreation from North Carolina Central University in 2011 while working as a graduate assistant. In 2012, she competed in her first NPC Figure Competition, winning first place and qualifying for the 2013 NPC Jr USA. This experience reignited her passion for fitness, leading her to earn a personal training certification through AFAA.

Outside of training, Iman enjoys diverse workout styles, particularly Olympic weightlifting. She’s an avid NFL fan, supporting the Pittsburgh Steelers, and enjoys college basketball. In her leisure time, she empowers herself by surrounding herself with friends and family.