Rashid Shabazz is an American IFBB Pro Champion bodybuilder and celebrity fitness expert. He is affectionately known as “Roc,” a name bestowed upon him in the fitness industry because of his striking abdominal muscle definition and frame. He began his fitness career in 1993 under the guidance and mentorship of 8-time Mr. Olympia bodybuilder Lee Haney, where he learned the intricate details of bodybuilding as a sport. He began competing nationally in 2001 where he quickly rose to become a top competitor in his class, earning his IFBB Pro card in 2004.
Following his pro status, Roc went on to participate and place in several professional level shows like the Grand Prix Australia, Iron Man Pro Invitational and winning the Phoenix Pro Bodybuilding Championships and placing 2nd at the Orlando Pro. He also went on to follow in his mentor’s footsteps to compete twice for for coveted title of Mr. Olympia placing as high as 6th.
During the height of his bodybuilding career he received recognition and a certification from the highly recognized International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA), founded by fitness authority Dr. Jim Bell, as an Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer. Over the course of his professional bodybuilding career, Roc has been featured in numerous fitness magazines across the globe such as Flex and Muscle Fitness along with notable television appearances and radio specials.
In 2007 he founded Fitness Pros Wellness Center, a place where he could continue to showcase his passion for fitness and bodybuilding. He has since built a reputation for quick body transformations which helped him to land celebrity clients such a such as NBA Legend and Hall of Famer, Shaquille O’Neal and NFL Hall of Famer, Shannon Sharpe, 2 time Super Bowl Champion, Ray Lewis, Al Harris and Jessie Tuggle just to name a few.
Over the years, Roc has changed lives and transformed hundreds of bodies that have gone on to win awards and graced fitness stages across the globe. His success has led him to implement his brand of training ROCFIT into Buckhead and Midtown Ga. His growing popularity and clientele forced him to create ROCInteractive where he can go on the journey with his clients through tracking food, providing training regiments, motivation, and experience that will get you to the next level. When he is not in training mode he travels the country as a motivational speaker and gives back to the community through fitness.