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Top 10 Vertical Jump Trainers near Carlsbad, CA

Top Pro
4.9
from 61 reviews
4.9
(61)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 5 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
"I have had trainers before. However, never one like Megan, who cares beyond the workout. Her overall wellness lifestyle is motivating and inspirational. Her classes are filled with support and drive. I like that she is not a pushover or a Drill Sargent. Most of all she knows her stuff. She is always reading and learning, adding more credentials to her resume...and keep classes fresh and different. What she has created is a community of wellness with her blog, videos, and app. I would recommend Megan to anyone who wants to make a positive change in their life. "

$30

estimated cost

5.0
from 7 reviews
5.0
(7)
  • 7 years in business
"Lian at workgrindfly is not only knowledgeable about her craft, but she is responsive and trustworthy. I have worked with other nutrition coaches and trainers, and my results with workgrindfly have far succeeded expectations. I have recommended her to my friends and will continue to use her services!"

$20

estimated cost

4.9
from 161 reviews
4.9
(161)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 21 years in business
  • 426 hires on Thumbtack
"ShapeUp Studio is for me the best place to train, they have a great flexibility regarding the opening hours which allows me to train really early morning (5am) before going to work but they have also options for late classes or during the weekend. Markshane and all the trainers are really friendly which makes the sessions more pleasant, enjoyable and help you going beyond your limits. The exercises change all the time so you won’t get bored doing the same routine and it keeps your motivation high. A good thing also is that Markshane gives you advises regarding your food habits. About the results, my goal was to get some muscles, be leaner but stronger too and not skinny and weak… I can definitely see and feel the transformation. So far, the sessions have been for me a great way to kick start my days and I highly recommend trying this place, you will get addicted to it. Alex."

$35

estimated cost

5.0
from 13 reviews
5.0
(13)
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"Great motivator and coach. Plans a great blend of exercises to ensure a complete workout each time. Continue to gain strength and lose weight. Great to work with, always punctual and reliable. If you are looking to jump start to maintain, would highly recommend giving her a try."

$40

estimated cost

5.0
from 9 reviews
5.0
(9)
GREAT VALUE
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"I made about three different appointments with different trainers and Bobby was my first apt . After meeting him I canceled all my other appointments!! I Met with him, he slayed me and had me break a sweat base off workouts of my interests and base off my goals. He didn’t waste no time. He Went right into the start of helping me reach my goals. After, we sat down went over my goals and nutrition plan. I left feeling so positive and great that I canceled my other apts. hands down and without a doubt that this is going to be a great training experience for me."

$20

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 76 reviews
5.0
(76)
  • 16 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
"I was looking for a top notch trainer and that is what I got with Rich. He is extremely educated and is able to apply his information for me to understand. My experience in the gym was limited and I wanted someone who would teach me lifelong skills so I do not need a trainer forever and that's what he did. He is so creative in the gym with his exercises it is quite amazing. I can't thank him enough for helping me achieve my goals but also teaching me so much about nutrition and fitness that I will utilize my whole life. If you're looking for an educated, fun and overall awesome person as your trainer, look no further than Rich."

$40

estimated cost

5.0
from 11 reviews
5.0
(11)
GREAT VALUE
  • 12 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
"I just finished my first week and it feels great! The trainer is very supportive and approachable. I like that he lets me go at my own pace but pushes me to work hard, respectfully. Especially, since I am new to the whole trainer and building muscle :) What I enjoy the most is the workouts are simple to do but work out a variety of muscles. Trust me you feel it the next day and you know your getting stronger. The location is also great because it is very accessible and there is always parking. "

$1

estimated cost

5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"I really enjoy having Reggie as a personal trainer. He is the type of trainer who is invested into your goals and wants to genuinely be apart of your fitness journey. He also pushes you without being to aggressive. Each workout pushes your potential for you to be the best version of yourself."

$30

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 20 reviews
5.0
(20)
  • 2 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
"I’ve always been on a rollercoaster when it comes to my weight/fitness. Ever since reaching out to Zack my habits have changed and he has helped me so much! He is very professional and even with my busy schedule he helps me work around it to make sure I don’t fall off track again. He definitely challenges me with the workouts and coming from someone who has had 7 trainers in the past 10 years, Zack’s training never disappoints!"

$40

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 25 reviews
5.0
(25)
  • 1 year in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
"Jon has a great knowledge on different training modes great for the variety of clients that he's getting. His dialogue is very to understand from a training standpoint. He takes the time to teach form first over everything. Not only is he educated in the training aspect of fitness, he has a very good knowledge of diets that help his clients. A very versatile trainer, how trainers should be. Highly recommend."

$40

estimated cost

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Is kickboxing hard?

Kickboxing is as intense a workout as you want it to be. As with any fitness regimen, the more effort you put in, the more results you will get. The type of kickboxing you do will determine how physically challenging it is. Combat or self-defense kickboxing, where you train in a martial arts studio with sandbags or spar against combat partners, can be an intense physical workout. Group kickboxing classes that use sandbags as part of the workout will also elevate the degree of intensity, because of the level of exertion punching and kicking the bag requires. Cardio kickboxing group fitness, which employ kicking and punching moves but no sandbags, has comparable intensity to jogging but works a wider range of muscles while increasing strength, flexibility and coordination. Here are some of the core kickboxing moves:

  • Cross: A straight punch that you throw slightly across your body, using your dominant hand.
  • Jab: A quick, straight, face punch. Usually thrown with the non-dominant hand.
  • Uppercut: A punch thrown up from the midsection (using either hand) that connects with the underside of your opponent’s chin.
  • Hook: A curved punch (using either hand) that connects with your competitor’s jaw or chin.
  • Side kick: A kick delivered when your competitor is at an angle to you. Raise your leg to the side, then bend at the knee to deliver the kick.
  • Front kick: A kick delivered straight on while you are facing your opponent.
  • Roundhouse kick: A kick delivered by swinging a leg up in a clockwise or counterclockwise motion (depending on which leg you’re using) with momentum to strike the opponent with the instep of the foot.

What should you wear to kickboxing?

What you wear to kickboxing can vary based on the setting. For kickboxing group fitness classes that are part of a gym’s cardio class schedule, standard fitness attire is appropriate. Athletic sneakers, pants or shorts that you can comfortably kick in without getting tangled or flashing anyone, and a top that allows for easy movement when punching and jabbing are all good choices. You won’t need protective gear or gloves, as most cardio-based kickboxing classes do not use punching bags.

Kickboxing training that takes place at a martial arts studio typically requires protective gear. You may need boxing gloves (beginners may want 12-ounce or heavier gloves for more cushioning) and hand wraps that protect and support your hands under the gloves while you punch the bag. If your kickboxing training includes sparring with opponents, you’ll need a mouthguard and any protective head and body gear your studio requires. Always be sure to bring plenty of water, too.

What is a boot camp class?

Fitness boot camps are a heart-pounding way to boost your fitness level. Boot camps are led by a fitness instructor and are based on the concept of military boot camps — intensive workout programs to get new recruits into shape, quickly. Fitness boot camps encourage camaraderie, and the group momentum helps participants get through fast-paced intervals of cardio, isometric training, strength training and endurance drills. Classes may range anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes, and usually meet multiple days per week. Boot camps often run a specific duration of time, say four to six weeks, which creates a team-like environment for class members. Other boot camps run year-round and students purchase package pricing for classes, similar to subscriptions that allow them a set amount of classes per week or per month.

Boot camps can be held indoors at a gym, outdoors in a park or on a beach, in a backyard — anywhere there’s room for running, jumping and sweating. Some instructors also provide DVD and online boot camps. You can also find boot camps tailored to your heart’s desire, such as bikini boot camp, or boot camps for new mothers. Boot camps offer an intense workout and are usually led by energetic instructors pushing you to do your best, but unlike military boot camp drill sergeants, fitness boot camp instructors typically don’t use intimidation or punishment to spur you on. Check with your doctor before starting a boot camp if you have health concerns, and always let your instructor know ahead of time if you have injuries.

What do you need for kickboxing?

What you need to bring to kickboxing depends on where you are working out and what your goals are. For a gym or fitness club’s cardio-based group kickboxing class that does not use punching bags, you generally need only appropriate workout gear and enough water. For kickboxers who are training in a martial arts studio, working one-on-one with a trainer toward a specific goal or sparring with competitors, you will need your own boxing gloves (12- to 16-ounce gloves provide more protection for beginners) and hand wraps (to protect and support your hands under the gloves, as well as keep them dry). If your lessons are in a martial arts studio, you may not be permitted to wear shoes, so bring clean socks if you don’t like to go barefoot. If your training includes sparring, you may be required to wear a mouthguard and/or protective headgear. Whether you’re in a group fitness class or hardcore training session, bring a sweat towel for your comfort and the comfort of people around you.

How much is a boot camp?

The cost of fitness boot camps depends on how often you go, the package you are purchasing (or if you are paying a drop-in fee), the location of the bootcamp, the equipment the instructors provide, and the background and reputation of the instructor. Smaller towns and areas with a lower cost of living typically have lower rates for boot camp services than big cities and regions with a higher cost of living. If you’re paying per class on a drop-in basis, expect to pay anywhere from $12 to $25 or more, depending on the region and the instructor. When you purchase a package of classes, typically the more you buy at one time, the cheaper each class is. The same boot camp class might be $20 for a drop-in student, $15 for a student who pays for 10 classes per month, and $10 for a student who pays for 30 classes a month. Studio space can also affect costs, so if your boot camp takes place in a high-end gym with top-of-the-line equipment, the prices will likely be higher than a class that meets in an outdoor space with limited or no equipment. Shop around to find the right type of boot camp class and the right instructor for you.

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