#BEFITCOACHES

A team of ten highly qualified instructors dedicated to structuring comprehensive workout 

programs to efficiently serve our Athletes and help them achieve their best desired results.

ALY MAZHAR

Founder & Head Coach

 

 

CERTIFICATION: 

 

ISSA Sports & Conditioning Instructor

CrossFit Certified L1 & L2 Trainer

CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer Course

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

OPEX Program Design Module

OPEX Nutrition Module

OPEX Assessment Module

 

ABOUT ALY:

 

Mazhar comes in with an extensive athletic background as an Ex-professional Football player who has represented the Egyptian National Team since he was 17.

 

He graduated from college to work as an Investment Banker at EFG Hermes and later as a Financial Analyst at GE.

 

In 2013, Aly Mazhar chose to take a totally different route through which he could serve his passion for Sports and Fitness. He founded BeFit in June 2013.

 

He is currently one of Egypt’s finest athletes representing global brands and acting as Nike Running Ambassador, KT Tape Ambassador, and Polar Fitness Ambassador.

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AHMED SHAMA

Partner and head Coach

 

 

CERTIFICATION: 
 

ISSA Strength and Conditioning Instructor
Boxercise Instructor 
CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

 

ABOUT SHAMA:

 

A lifetime sports enthusiast who grew up with an interest in a number of sports including tennis, basketball, football and boxing. Shama opened the first mixed martial arts gym in Cairo in 2000 and got certified as a Boxercise Instructor.

 

After attending a BeFit session in October 2013, Shama got hooked and hasn't stopped working out since. With a lot of hard work, dedication, and persistence, Shama became one of BeFit’s finest athletes and started his coaching career. 

Donia Scarello
Coach
BAHAA HASHEM

head coach

 

 

CERTIFICATION:

ISSA Strength & Conditioning Instructor

Crossfit Certified L1 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT BAHAA:

 

Training in various sports and disciplines, Bahaa gained a wealth of experience in sports such as swimming, gymnastics, volleyball, track & field, and football.

 

A designer by trade, Bahaa initially graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Political Science. This is also where he first began training with Aly Mazhar, and came to understand training as not just a physical activity; but as a science. Since then, he has pursued and acquired numerous accreditations and certifications that have helped him grow as a coach and an athlete. His personal mission is to make people’s lives better, and he holds a passionate interest in mindset coaching.

 

MAI EL DAW

Instructor

Mohamed eid

HEAD Coach

 

 

CERTIFICATION:

ISSA Strength & Conditioning Instructor

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT MOHAMED:
 

As a Kid, Mohamed Eid grew up with the dream of becoming a professional soccer player, although he was ranked on Egypt's best swimmers list. He played for several clubs as a pro soccer player during his teenage years. Going into college, his dreams changed into wanting to become a successful engineer. He pursued that  while still playing soccer.

 

Through his college years, Eid started weightlifting in the gym, just like any other guy; to have a well rounded body. Soon after he graduated, he started crossfit while working as a mobile network engineer, He then pursued fitness as a long life career as he found in it his passion, also in teaching kids soccer and crossfit. 

Mohamed Eid holds a Bachelor Degree in Communication and Electronics Engineering. 

ahmed bayoumi
HEAD coach

CERTIFICATION:

 

ISSA Strength and Conditioning Instructor

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment

OPEX Principles of Program Design

ABOUT AHMED:

 

He started his pursue for sports in high school and started adopting a healthy lifestyle, clean eating and became a disciplined gym member. After that he started MMA and kept doing it for a couple of years until he was introduced to Functional Training at BeFit. Two years later he decided to quit his job at Unilever and became a full time Coach at BeFit,

 

If Bayoumi isn’t Coaching or Training he would then be reading, watching movies or watching the greatest football team on the planet; Manchester United.

Bayoumi holds a Bachelor Degree in Pharmaceutical Science.

ROWANA EL BADRY

Instructor

NERMEEN WAHBY

coach

CERTIFICATION:

 

CrossFit Certified L1 & L2 Trainer

ISSA Fitness Nutrition Certification

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT NERMEEN:

 

Growing up, Nermeen Wahby had always been an athletic enthusiast. She was on the JV and Varsity team for Basketball, Football, and Volleyball. Played tennis for 8 years.

 

After graduation, she tried to pursue a career in Marketing but wasn't fulfilled. In October 2014, she joined BeFit and became hooked ever since. She worked out more than six days a week, won the BeastFit Challenge, and decided to pursue a career in what she’s long passionate about.

 

Nermeen Wahby holds a Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Fine Arts from the American University in Cairo.

Malak El Ayouty
Coach AND CO-FOUNDER OF BEFIT RECOVER

CERTIFICATION:

 

CrossFit Certified L1 & L2 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

 

ABOUT MALAK:
 

Malak comes with a wealth of experience; having played tennis for the best part of 10 years and have competed at a national level when she was 15 years old. Walking away from the sport, due to several injuries, never killed her passion for training and she found herself in functional fitness. Malak is also an avid cyclist and a mountain climber, she is also constantly looks for new ways to teach her mind and body to grow. 

 

rowana badry

coach

CERTIFICATION:

 

ISSA Personal Trainer Certification

CFN Nutritionist Specialist

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

 

ABOUT ROWANA:
 

Being into sports all her life, Rowana Badry was on the National Basketball team all the way through college. She then became a gym freak; dedicating most of her time to fitness and has been leading a healthy lifestyle ever since.  She finds passion in helping others acquire what she believes in: leading a healthier and fitter lifestyle.

 

RowanaBadry graduated from New Jersey with a Masters Degree in Education.

 

She completed her Specialist in Fitness Nutrition (SFN) Certificate in December 2015.

Asser el sawaf

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

ISSA Personal Trainer Certification

CrossFit L1 & L2 Cerfitied,

CrossFit Weightlifting specialty course

SHP Program Design and Compound Exercise analysis Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment workshop

ABOUT ASSER:
 

Graduated with Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering in 2011. Started his fitness career back in Alexandria in 2012 where he did his first certificate ISSA's CFT (Certified Fitness Trainer)

Salma Ghazzawi 
coach

 

CERTIFICATION:

ISSA Strength & Conditioning Instructor

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop 

ABOUT SALMA:
 

A dentistry student to a BeFit Coach aspiring to change people's lives everyday by spreading happiness through fitness. 

Salma has been a sports junkie since she was a kid, she played tennis for 10 years. Growing up she followed her family's footsteps into dentistry but her passion for sports was reborn when she attended her first session at BeFit in 2015. Salma loves the sea and a lot of adventure; she became a professional kitesurfer in 2016. You could definitely say she loves that adrenaline rush.

MOHAMED SHAHEEN

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT MOHAMED:

A lifetime passion for Sports & Fitness, playing tennis for 12 years, in addition to Nutrition & cooking.

 

He discovered his love to help others develop and live a healthy living in 2012 being a Certified Spinning Instructor by Mad Dogg Athletics.

 

Joining Befit for a random workout in 2013 grew his love for fitness which made him develop physically & pursue his coaching career @ Befit 4 years later.

 

Shaheen graduated from Pharmacy & Biotechnology, GUC in 2008, holds an MBA degree from Edinburgh Business School & currently a Brand Manager at Nestle Egypt.

 

AHmed Farag
coach

CERTIFICATION:

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT AHMED:
 

Ahmed has been a sports junkie all his life. As a child, he played almost every sport; from swimming, to football, to basketball, even tennis. After graduating from University he drifted away from fitness for a while. Right after attending his first BeFit session in April 2014 he was hooked and he determinedly regained his fitness and lead a healthy lifestyle. With handwork and dedication, he was able to transform his life and become one of BeFit's finest athletes. 

BeFit changed his life and he can only hope that with his passion, he can inspire people the way he was inspired. 

Ahmed Farag holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting. 

AHMED MOUNIR
coach

 

CERTIFICATION:

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT MOUNIR:
 

MOHAMED DERBALA
coach

CERTIFICATION:

 

Crossfit L1 (In progress)

ABOUT MOHAMED:

 

Mohamed Derbala is an  ex-professional Tennis player who has represented the Egyptian National Team for 9 consecutive years. Growing up he was always athletic with a passion for sports. Although he currently works as the managing director of impress group egypt for packaging materials with his family, he still finds the time for coaching and doing what he loves. 

Mohamed holds a Bachelor Degree in in Marketing from MSA university. 

SEIF TAMIMI
coach

CERTIFICATION:

 

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course 

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop

ABOUT SEIF:

A full time coach and a part time surfer, He believes he should always be doing what he loves, and that's why coaching has been his thing since he was 19.
Coming from a football background for more than a decade, and three years of CrossFit, he decided to take coaching as a career and pursue what he liked the most. On his free time, you can catch him surfing or just lying down by the beach.

Nour gamil

coach

CERTIFICATION:

 

ISSA Strength and Conditioning Instructor

Jumping Fitness Instructor 

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop 

ABOUT NOUR:

 

Growing up, Nour Gamil played Rhythmic Gymnastics for 11 years and was ranked 6th on Egypt in the national competition. She's a self taught Yogi, she has been practicing for three years and plans on getting certified soon. She also has an artistic side as she studies Graphic Design in the American University in Cairo and has a passion for photography. 

Hisham nassef 
coach

CERTIFICATION:

ISSA Strength and Conditioning Instructor

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

SHP Program Design Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment Workshop 

ABOUT HISHAM:
 

Hisham comes from a strong athletic background; he's been playing sports from the age 6 years old. Played squash and swimming for a couple of years, until he started football at the age of 9. 

Football has found it's way into his life; with passion and dedication he played for 11 continuous years. He played for several main clubs like El Ahly, Enppi and Wadi-Degla.

Along with football, he started committing to working out, as well as running a healthy lifestyle. As soon as Befit opened it’s branch in Maadi in February 2015, he ha found a new passion and has been hitched ever since. 

He Graduated with an online Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from California Miramar University.

 

 

ismail EL SAIDY

Coach

 

CERTIFICATION:

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

ISSA Personal Trainer Certification

Three courses in The English Football Association- England

1st 4 sport Level 1 award in coaching (the first license in the FA)

FA child safeguarding

FA First Emergency Aid.

ABOUT ISMAIL:
 

Ismail started swimming at age 4. He also tried handball, basketball, Taekwondo and tennis till he joined the water polo team and it became his only sport activity for 11 years, reaching the first team and competing in several national competitions. Since then he started to be very committed to working-out and to playing football. He found passion in playing football and decided to fulfill this passion by entering the football coaching career by attending a football coaching course in London, 2014. Ismail also participated in a half marathon in 2014. By mid 2015 he became an assistant head coach in one of the known fitness training groups at Gezira Club. After a few months he led his own classes till he joined BeFit.

Ismail holds a BSC in International business and Finance and currently works at CIB as a Senior Credit Analyst.

Assem effat

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

OPEX Movement and Assessment workshop

ABOUT ASSEM:

 

Assem started playing Judo since he was 4 years old and became a national Judo team player.  A Mechanical Engineer, a CrossFit competitor and started his coaching career in 2014.

 

nouran helmy

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

EXOS Fitness Specialist

SHP Program Design

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment workshop

ABOUT NOURAN:

It's always been about sports. It's been her passion and driving force ever since she was five. Starting with swimming which defined who she is and soon became her lifelong interest. Then trying out as much sports as possible from professional parachuting hours, to back riding, then Crossfit and the Triathalon. Until she took the decision to make it her passion, her career, she started seeking knowledge, training and working hard to be a coach.

Nouran graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication from Misr International University.

Karen El MAALEM

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

ABOUT KAREN:

Having been born into an athletic family, we would have to say that her passion runs deep. She loves all the life lessons that can be learned through sports. Which is why she played tennis and soccer for 11 years. Currently she is a National Dodgeball Team Player. She participated in The World Cup in Manchester’16 and getting ready for the coming one in NYC’18. Karen has joined BeFit in 2016 for the Transformation Challenge. Ever since her life has changed physically and mentally.

AbdelRahman rashed

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

CrossFit Certified L1 Trainer

CrossFit Certified Judge

ISSA Strength and Conditioning Instructor

ABOUT Abdelrahman:

Abdelrahman comes in with an 8 years of training background in Tae-Kwon-Do. His athletic background also included Power-lifting and distance running. Back in 2016 he started CrossFit and realized he found his new game and quickly showed passion for it. He is currently a competitive CrossFitter and is ranked as the 8th Fittest Man in Egypt.
 

Alongside coaching, Abdelrahman holds a law degree and works at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.


 

Ali el khatib

Coach

CERTIFICATION:

Progressive Calisthenics Certified Instructor

Certified Physical Preparation Specialist

SHP Program Design

SHP Compound Exercise Analysis Course

OPEX Movement and Assessment workshop

ABOUT ALI:

Ali's passion for football can't go unnoticed, a football freak and a hardcore Manchester United fan. He always wanted to be a professional footballer, but failed to make it. In 2006, his relationship with lifting started to emerge, it didn't take much time for him to fall in love with the iron.

 

In 2015, Khatib left his corporate job and took coaching as a professional career. He decided to blend his love for sports with strength and conditioning, so he can help current and future athletes achieve their health and performance goals.