Kardio with Karen

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2 reviews
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  • Jenny S.

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    Karen is lively, enthusiastic, encouraging, and likable. Not only is she true delight to train with, but she is so nice and chill to talk to. She makes workouts enjoyable! She brings the equipment to your house and will make each workout hard but fun. She really tries to understand where you are in each exercise so knows how far to push you without being aggressive. She really knows the right amount of push someone needs and will help you get where you want to be. I have seen my muscle tone improve! Before actually starting the workout, the first 15 minutes we either ran, jump-roped, or did agility ladders to get our hearts pumped! She really will makes workouts fun. One session she took me out to a 5k race and it was really amazing because I have never participated in a race before. She ran beside me and followed my pace and pushed me to my furthest ability. After that, I wanted to do more races. She does not judge in any way and will be there for you step by step. She challenged me in every session and encouraged my success. Karen is wonderful! Thank you Karen!

    Aug 22, 2016Verified
  • Ellen N.

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    I've been meaning to do something to get back to 'normal' following an injury, but found copious and plentiful reasons not to do so. My last excuse - actually leaving the house - disappeared when I found Karen. She comes to you, with weights and bands and exercise balls, oh my; and helps you design a program that enables you to get fit at home. I really liked her enthusiasm and passion, and she has a plethora of ideas about how very small changes in your behavior and attitude can make you feel so much better and so much more in control of your body. Now I walk to the store or ride my bike, do knee bends when I'm brushing my teeth or washing the dishes, and am always conscious of my core and my balance when doing things I used to think of as sedentary, like driving. She's personable, engaging, and very good at what she does. Also really funny and quite knowledgable, and not just about how many reps it takes to make a six-pack. I haven't looked this good in years. Thanks, Karen.

    Feb 18, 2016

About this pro

The quest for fitness begins in the head. Whether you'll achieve your goals--weight loss, muscle tone, and improved health--starts with the belief you can. As a professional fitness writer with a byline in the Montecito Journal (Fitness Front) I interview former and future Olympic athletes on a regular basis. Our discussions provide me an inside look into what it takes to become an elite athlete--a specialized insight I'm able to bring to the work outs I design for my clients. I'm committed to tailoring your routine to enhance your favorite recreational activities, and if enjoying yourself while you work toward your goal is important to you, you've found the right trainer! Do you enjoy running? We'll do sprints, step-ups, and bleachers. Do you prefer swimming and surfing? Let's challenge that upper body with HIIT exercises, core and cardio, and then off to the beach. Do you like golfing? It's all about flexibility, stability, and strength training before we hit the links. Best of all, I come to you with all the equipment needed to break a sweat, build a bicep, & bust a move. Available day or night, you'll find me as enthusiastic about your fitness goals as you are--guaranteed. I have a knack for instruction and feel just thrilled to effectively share my know-how to another's benefit. I have more energy than absolutely anyone I know, and my clients respond to that energy like a power source. You'll feel and look better after any session with me, and I will, too!

Times hired on Thumbtack

1

License

Verified

Location

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

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    Coverage Area for Kardio with Karen is about 10+ miles of Santa Barbara, CA.