Sam Bakhtiar has been through it all: from an estranged father and being bombed by Sadam Hussein to foreclosure on a house, divorce, and bankruptcy. But now he has a multi-million dollar business, a doctorate degree, is a best-selling author, and has lived a life most people only dream of. His story, however, is not about the things money can buy. He redefines success by the things money can’t buy. In this episode Sam shares his life and experience, through immense highs and lows, and what it means to come back strong.
Dr. Sam is a CEO, author, world-class bodybuilder, and multi-millionaire entrepreneur. He runs a fitness franchising business, The Camp Transformation Center, with 110 locations and two different supplement and nutrition companies. With a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State in sports science and life science and a doctorate from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Dr. Bakhtiar has helped over 100,000 people transform physically and mentally. He specializes in helping people get to the top 1% in any and every aspect of their life. Dr Bakhtiar applies his business acumen and coaching to The 1% Club, helping others to become a 1%er by rising above. He is also the author of the popular books The Total Body Transformation Secrets and Becoming a One Percenter.
Dr. Bakhtiar’s passion for transformations began by transforming his own physique from a scrawny, awkward kid to a Champion bodybuilder with 23 major bodybuilding titles including Mr. Orange County, Mr. Pittsburgh, Mr. California, Emerald Cup, Tournament of Champions, as well as placing runner up in Mr. USA. He has over 18 years experience in coaching professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes from all sports. Today, he is a proud husband and father of two beautiful girls and a devoted family and businessman because “Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.”
"I am a husband, father, bodybuilder, business owner who strives to do his absolute best in all areas of life. I am goal oriented and one of my biggest goal in life is to be a SIGNIFICANT person by helping people."
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