About Salima

Salima is a positive, energetic individual with a passion for fitness and health. Salima has been running and weightlifting avidly for 5 years and has completed a half and a full marathon. Salima graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph-Humber with a BASc Kinesiology degree, along with a diploma in fitness and health from Humber College.

Taking small steps daily will lead to big achievements and incorporating exercise into our lifestyle is vital to creating a healthy body and happy mindset. Learning how to manipulate running and weight lifting to safely improve her own function, strength and endurance, Salima wants to use her enthusiasm and positivity to share how small improvements will help you reach your goals and make a big impact!

My Strengths

Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation


Pre/Post Natal Training


Weight Loss Conditioning


Endurance Training (Running)



  • BASc Kinesiology Degree- University of Guelph-Humber
  • Diploma in Fitness and Health -Humber College
  • Registered Kinesiologist (CKO)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
Salima Hassam

Meet Coach Salima

What do you say to the person who’s afraid to begin exercising?
It’s completely normal to be afraid of something new but you never know how capable you are until you try!

Favorite Exercise?
Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats.

Least Favorite Exercise?

What do you do when you’re not whipping people into shape?
Go for a run or read Harry Potter.

Who do you look up to & why?
My grandfather because he always has a smile on his face, kind words of wisdom, and is the hardest worker in the room.

Guilty Indulgence?
Sour Patch Kids Candies.

If you were a superhero who would it be & why?
Dash from the Incredibles – I’ve always wanted to run at superhuman speed.

Your secret to success?
Start everyday with a positive mindset, big smile, and even bigger cup of coffee.

Your attitude determines your altitude

Salima Hassam