After finishing his 4 year degree in Sports Science with Psychology and his Business Diploma at the University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), Henlu then worked as a Fitness Director on board 5 Star luxury cruise ships for 3 years. Henlu worked and trained people all over the world, including New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Hawaii, Canada, Bermuda, Jamaica, Bahamas, Mexico, UK, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Italy, Swiss and many more.
Now residing in the Canton of Zurich in Switzerland, Henlu has been in the Health and Fitness Industry for more than 16 years. Henlu was a Master Personal Trainer in London for 10 years where he was widely regarded as one the UK's most popular and succesfull PT's.
Henlu is one of the founders of the very popular HHH HEALTH RETREATS company who provides 5* luxury Health/Fitness/Detox/Weight Loss Retreats at the lovely 5 Star Emelisse Hotel in Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Greece. Please see
Whilst in London Henlu taught 1-2-1 PT for private + corporate clients, Bootcamps, Group Training Classes, Pilates, Spinning, Body Pump/Conditioning, HIIT and other group classes privately and in various gyms eg. Esporta, Virgin Active, LA Fitness, GLL, The Hilton etc. In Switzerland he is currently doing 1-2-1 Personal Training, Outdoor Group Fitness Classes, Spinning at GymFit (Affoltern am Albis) and Reformer Pilates Classes (California Pilates, Zug).
Henlu was also a handpicked UK PT who did Health Retreats for InSpa UK Ltd, a health and fitness retreat company, training clients & guests all over Europe and Morocco.
Henlu's area of expertise lies in core strengthening/posture correction/flexibility and his Yoga and Pilates based background differentiates him from a normal trainer and therefore his clients hugely benefit with regards to overall well-being, flexibility & stress relief with his hands on assisted stretching approach. He also specializes in pre- and post natal training, strength and conditioning for sport specific athletes.
Henlu is privileged to have a team of trainers that helps him train all his clients that are still in London. This is one of the advantages Henlu's clients have (in comparison to other trainers) as they have the opportunity to experience a variety of London's best personal trainers whom all brings their own personal touch and experience to your training session.
Typically South African Henlu competed at most types of sport which includes rugby, cricket, tennis, squash, swimming, biathlons, triathlons, cycling (The Cape Argus). Henlu was also the chief lifeguard at a well known beach in South Africa for 9 years.
Henlu walks that extra mile for his clients and is always organizing either a fitness event/retreat or involved in one himself. Regular 10km races with his clients takes place throughout the year. He did the Tough Mudder () a number of times, he compete(s) in the London Triathlon and many other fitness events on a regular basis.
Fitness, health and helping people to achieve their goals is Henlu's passion in life.
Henlu will tell you that he has the BEST job in the world and that says everything.