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MY STORY

For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Gabar Singh. I’m a British born Indian living in the east end of London. I have been an amateur boxer on and off from the young age of 11 years old, from school boy to novis championships. I was very lucky and managed to box in Cyprus, Scotland and Ireland.

I’ve had a good upbringing from my parents but definitely not born with the silver spoon, I had to work hard to get to where I am today. I’ve always been enthusiastic and driven but also very easily distracted. I completed college at 17, gaining my level 2 in intermediate I.T and landed myself a 9-5 job as a computer helpdesk assistant. After just 11 months I had to quit my job as the last 4 months I started compulsive gambling and losing all my wages which was not fun. I decided to take a 6 month break as the gambling really got to me.

Spontaneously I decided I wanted to become a lifeguard, so I completed my NVQ level 2 and became a lifeguard for two years. I then decided to work in the property industry as there was no money in lifeguarding. 7 years of my life went by in the property sector, working my way up to a lettings manager. During this time I also started my own business, operating and leasing out boxing machines to venues such as pubs, clubs and cinemas. I did this for the last 5 years of my time working in the property industry but due to my high disposable income having my own business alongside a full time job, I started gambling again bad. I took another short break from life just finding myself again whilst attending GA meetings (gambling anonymous) which greatly helped me with my gambling addiction. While doing this I got well into my fitness again and decided to become a personal trainer. So in 2013 I obtained my Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification and it was the best thing I’ve ever done. My job is very rewarding as I get to use my knowledge and experience not only to transform people through fitness, but also to inspire them too.

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After coming through my gambling illness and steering away from this bad habit. I have pledged to carry out regular charity work to give back, as without the help through my own struggles, I wouldn’t be where I am today. Don’t be fooled, I still have my struggles and fair share of problems but my life experiences have taught me, life is built up of just 10% problems and 90% how you deal with it. If there are a few things I could advise you from what I have learnt, they would be, Health is wealth, knowledge is power and family is everything.

Thank you for taking the time to read my story and I hope my website serves you in the best of your needs.