A POUND ICON is a master trainer, as well as an ambassador of our brand, our beliefs, and our mission. They travel the world as an extension of POUND to elevate our united beat, one POUND Pro at a time. They are the educators, the rebels, the humble and electric. With different life and career experiences, personalities and uniqueness, they are the true representation of our BRAND. Let them inspire you, let them MOVE you.

Nadine Karam

Nadine Karam is Lebanese, based in Qatar since 2007. Her journey with Pound began in 2016. It was love at first strike and it has been love at every strike since. The POUND community in Qatar is her family away from home. Nadine is also a Swim Coach and a Personal Trainer. Her passion for fitness comes from a desire to make people feel good about themselves, at any age and any stage. Nadine is married and a mom to 3 kids. 

If you could live in any TV home, what would it be? 
Friends, that would be so much fun!

What’s the first thing you do when you get home from a trip? 
I definitely unpack! I am a little bit of a neat freak!

What is the best piece of advice you’ve received? 
Choose your battles (with my children). To win the important battles, you have to let go of others. 

If you had two hours left on earth what would you do? 
I would spend the two hours at home with my family! I would probably be making lists for them. 🙂

What activity do you do that makes you feel most like yourself? 
POUND! It is truly the activity that allows me to express myself the most. As soon as I hear the warm up, I feel a rush of happiness and know for certain this is where I belong. Also swimming laps! The water is my happy place, it is very meditative for me!

What’s the best thing that ever happened to you? 
Becoming a mother.  

What’s one thing you’re certain of? 
I am absolutely certain that the energy you put out there is the energy that you receive. 

How do you show your love for others?
I show my love to others by being there for them and listening to them when they need me. 

Who’s your favorite rockstar (actual or figurative) and why? 
My favorite Rockstars are my participants. I truly am at my happiest when I watch them rocking out! The best feeling in the world.

What superpower would you most like to have? 
The superpower to HEAL. 

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