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Top 10 Affordable Personal Trainers near Fresno, CA

5.0
from 13 reviews
5.0
(13)
GREAT VALUE
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"Justin is an amazing trainer that will answer any of your questions almost instantaneously. His service is 24 hours a day and tracks everything from your daily weigh ins to your nutrition. Although it can be exhausting reporting all foods and workouts each day, it is a program that’ll will either give you the results you want or exploit the reasons why you aren’t getting them. Justin is also professional and never cancelled plans and was flexible with his schedule. Would highly recommend Justin over 99% of trainers who just give you nutrition and workouts each week"
$50
estimated cost
5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 2 years in business
"I approached Marius about taking on my teenage son as a client. I'd known Marius before this, and knew that his personality was a complete match for my son. Teenagers can be full of excuses and, let's be frank, laziness. At times, so can we as adults. But I needed someone to encourage that teenager to get off the couch, and provide some "Yes, you can do this," and that was Marius. Then, after a couple of weeks, when my son started seeing and feeling progress, Marius increased the workload. But by then, my son KNEW he could do it, and now he's catching up to me! What I like most, is that Marius tells you what you need to hear. This is not always what you want to hear, but if you're paying a trainer to help you improve, you've got to check that ego at the door and listen... and then DO the work. Marius got my teenager off the couch and away from the video games; and now that teenager loves his gym time. That was never something that I've been able to do!"
$50
estimated cost
4.7
from 6 reviews
4.7
(6)
GREAT VALUE
  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
"With my being new to fitness and not much gym experience I was a little hesitant on having a personal trainer but Vondre is very professional and understanding every session he helps me constantly with making sure my form is correct so I do everything properly and he motivates me to dig deep and above all when I don't understand something he breaks it down to me so I can get it. he is very easy to talk to and is always at the gym before I even get there two thumps up for Royal Fitness"
$35
estimated cost
5.0
from 4 reviews
5.0
(4)
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
"I haven’t had the pleasure to train with Trevor but often meeting with him, I felt secure and comfortable with him and his workout space and inspired!"
$60
estimated cost
Top Pro
4.9
from 43 reviews
4.9
(43)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 18 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
"I've used a few personal trainers in the past but none like Becky! She is hands down 100% committed to helping you with your goals. From the very first meeting I knew she would be a great fit for me. If you want a trainer that keeps you accountable & is passionate about helping you succeed Becky is your girl. There wasn't one session where I didn't leave dripping in sweat. Most of the exercises I did were modified but they still kicked my butt! I think my number 1 problem is implementing my diet. I'm usually 100% dedicated to working out but not my diet. You need both. Becky kept me accountable & that's exactly the motivation I needed. She's awesome! I'm injured right now with a broken bone & fracture but I can't wait to get well & back in the gym with her!"
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4.9
from 17 reviews
4.9
(17)
  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
"Kenny Williams CFT was one of four personal trainers I interviewed. He explained in his first text that during the free consult he would explain his services and answer any questions I might have. After first meeting, Kenny was the one I chose because I realized that he was extremely knowledgeable regarding body mechanics as well as fitness and nutrition. He seemed genuinely interested in me and my goals, made me feel comfortable and had the training experience I was looking for."
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5.0
from 17 reviews
5.0
(17)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 5 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
"Chris is the first personal trainer I have ever hired, although I was a little nervous at first I made the right choice in hiring him. My experience with Chris has been a fantastic! His strong knowledge in injury prevention and rehabilitation was a very big factor in why I chose him. Chris is very friendly but reminds you that you are there to work, not play. He constantly watches your form to ensure you are correctly exercising to prevent injury, but at the same time pushes you to become your best. If you are looking to motivate yourself, become healthy, and change your life Chris is your guy."
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Top Pro
4.9
from 23 reviews
4.9
(23)
  • 2 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
"Christian is a wonderful personal trainer! I have been seeing him now for 3 months and have seen great results! He is very friendly, professional and easy to get along with. He genuinely cares about all his clients. He is capable of motivation without being the "drill sargent" type! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!"
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5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 2 years in business
"Jordan is a great trainer! He is very responsive, flexible, and ready to work right away. He takes your fitness goals into consideration and creates a work out plan that is right for you. He also ensures you always have the correct form to prevent any injuries. He creates a friendly environment, while also encouraging you to work hard and push your limits to get the best results!"
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5.0
from 4 reviews
5.0
(4)
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Level 7 Fitness provided me with the knowledge of weight lifting as well as gave me the confidence to work harder. I love going into the gym everyday with coach V and his positive and upbeat personality. It makes having to do a hard workout more enjoyable. Coach V works on personal goals and long term goals in where you want to end up with muscle gain, weight loss, or even just power work. He has also worked with teams and has made them stronger and untouchable. He trained the Fresno State Women’s Rugby Club and they are 3 time conference champions with the help of his traingin. It’s an amazing program and facility he has. If you are new to the gym scenes I would 100% recommend going to Level 7 Fitness, not only the trainer but the other people that are there to workout are a great time overall. Seriously check out this spectacular gym and the program behind it, you won’t regret it!"
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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 is kickboxing?

Kickboxing is a type of martial art whose basic moves are widely practiced in personal and group fitness regimens. In combat kickboxing, two competitors fight using four points of contact — both hands and both feet — unlike traditional boxing, where competitors are allowed to use their hands. In competitive kickboxing, opponents must remain standing, and no fighting can occur on the mat or ground. Kickboxing has its roots in Muay Thai and other ancient martial arts. Some elemental moves from kickboxing include roundhouse kicks, back kicks, hooks, uppercuts and more.

Modern group fitness kickboxing is practiced in gyms and workout studios across the country. It draws its moves from combat kickboxing, but instead of fighting with an opponent, participants perform jabs, crosses, punches and kicks in instructor-led, choreographed routines set to music. Personal trainers also incorporate kickboxing moves into workout routines, spending time punching and kicking the bag. These strength-building moves, mixed with high-intensity intervals, boost heart rate and increase strength.

Is kickboxing good exercise?

Kickboxing is great exercise. It works your whole body and really gets your heart pounding. Kickboxing combines upper- and lower-body movements like roundhouse kicks and uppercut punches that boost calorie burning. The type of kickboxing you do will determine how much exercise you get. Kickboxing training that takes place in a martial arts studio will involve kicking and punching a sandbag or sparring with a competitor, both of which will sharply increase the amount of exercise you’ll experience in a kickboxing session. Comparatively, a study by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) found that women doing group fitness cardio kickboxing burned between 6.45 and 8.3 calories per minute, or approximately 350-450 calories burned during an hour-long class. This is roughly what you can expect to burn with jogging or similar exercise, but ACE says that cardio kickboxing offers the added benefits of increased strength and flexibility, sharper reflexes, and improved coordination. Whether you’re training to fight competitively, learning kickboxing as a form of self-defense, or taking cardio kickboxing at your local gym, you’ll get a full-body workout with positive health benefits.

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 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.

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