Karl Henry is Ireland's most recognised and leading Personal Trainer and is the name that is synonymous with training in Ireland. He kick-started his personal training company by training clients in their homes in 2004. Now renowned as Personal Trainer to the stars, Karl is responsible for creating some of the most famous physiques in fashion, music, politics and the corporate world. Karl released his fifth book in March 2018 called Karl Henry’s Healthy Living Handbook. The book offers an encouraging, practical, affordable and sustainable plan to help the reader achieve lasting changes in their wellbeing and has become a number one bestseller as well as achieving a second print run.
Karl launched his first podcast entitled ‘The Real Health Podcast with Karl Henry’. Karl is joined by a variety of guests each week from all different walks of life. Previous guests have included An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, U2’s Adam Clayton and Radio and TV Broadcaster, Doireann Garrihy. The podcast motivates, empowers, educates and inspires listeners to live a healthier and happier life. The podcast has since surpassed the one million listener mark.
Karl is well known for his role as the leading Expert on RTÉ One’s Operation Transformation. Karl has been the Health and Fitness Expert on the show since it began seventeen years ago.
Karl has also worked alongside World Champion Boxer, Bernard Dunne on Ultimate Street Challenge for RTÉ One. Over the series, 10 sixteen-year olds battled it out through physical challenge on the streets of Dublin to find the Ultimate Street Challenge Champion.
Karl is a regular contributor to TV and has featured on The Panel on RTÉ Two, The Daily Show, The Afternoon Show on RTÉ One as well as national radio programmes including Newstalk Breakfast, Driveby, The Gerry Ryan Show and The Dave Fanning Show on RTÉ 2fm, The Marian Finucane Show on RTÉ Radio 1 and also FM104, 4FM, 98FM and SPIN103.8.
He previously wrote for the Irish Independent every Monday. There is a huge media interest with him and he has featured in Ireland’s leading magazines and newspapers –The Sunday World, The RTÉ Guide, VIP Magazine, RSVP Magazine, to name but a few.
Karl has successfully published four other books to date. His first book Real Results with Karl Henry successfully sold over 10,000 copies. The book is the ultimate health and fitness guide, where Karl shared his knowledge and tips into over 200 pages of text, pictures and easy to follow guides that will help everyone get the best from their training sessions.
For his second book, Bums, Tums and Bingo Wings Karl explains the healthy method to getting lasting results, using an exercise routine that won't take over your life and a healthy diet that is both delicious and satisfying.
His third book Slim Solution provides a 30-day page by page plan to help the reader lose weight, get fit and learn the habits that will last a life time. His fourth book was called Beach, Bums & Tums.
Karl doesn't believe in quick fixes and fad diets as he feels that healthy eating and proper training is the key to getting amazing results. He works with clients who are willing to work hard to achieve their goals. His client base is varied, consisting of business men and women, athletes and celebrities. He enforces a strict confidentiality code with his clients so that their names don't appear in the media. He previously ran weeklong boot camp holidays in destinations across the globe, as well as having launched the Henry Wellness Centre in West Cork in the Summer of 2009. Karl and Pat Henry teamed up and opened the Pat and Karl Henry Fitness Centre in Dublin and the Henry Wellness Centre in West Cork.
Karl is a self-professed Fitness Fanatic. His interests include Hill Walking, Cycling, Triathlons, Swimming, Surfing, Kite Surfing and anything that gets his pulse rate up. He regularly runs Marathons and Ironman’s in locations across the globe including one of Ireland’s toughest endurance races, Race Around Ireland, in 2019.
Karl launched his Well by Karl Henry Range with Dunnes Stores. This range includes products to help people achieve their health and fitness goals at an affordable price. The range includes everything from skipping ropes and resistance bands to foam rollers and digital scales.
As well as doing personal training, writing and media work, Karl also specializes in Corporate Fitness and Wellness. From one off lectures to full corporate health and wellness solutions, Karl works with some of the top companies across the country to deliver results that last and programmes that work.
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