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Top Pro
  • 21 years in business
  • 411 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Melanie A.
Verified review

Working with Markshane and all of his trainers at shape up studio has been the best fitness experience I've ever had. The first meeting with Markshane was a "get to know" you session and I could tell he really cared about me and my goals. When I came in for my first training session after the consultation, I could tell he listened to what I liked and wanted because my favorite exercises were sprinkled throughout the 30 min session. If you are hesitating to begin your fitness journey because you are uncomfortable in your body or with your current fitness level, don't be. The trainers at Shape up studio are kind, compassionate, and really want to see you succeed. I'm really glad I took the first step and started working out here. I have no doubt that Shape up Studio will get me to my fitness goals!

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Every Body's Fit
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Scott W.
Verified review

I highly recommend Megan for anyone looking to improve their fitness. Megan's personal training had a major impact in my life. I took yoga lessons for her for 6 months. Through her instruction I was able to balance my mind, body and soul. I also literally improved my balance skills which helps out on my favorite activity...downhill longboarding. Megan is extremely dedicated to and knowledgeable about personal training and fitness.

Visualize Fitness
5.0
from 49 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy S.
Verified review

Rich has the rare combination of passion and patience not often seen in the fitness and training world. In my many personal ups and downs in my ongoing battle with my weight, Rich was the one trainer who knew how to push me, yet keep things fun and interesting. He never allowed workouts to get stale or repetitive and knew that perfect balance to push you to the limit without breaking you. The best part about Rich is that he is a normal guy's guy and doesn't look down on anyone. He knows how to relate complicated nutrition and training principles to a lay-personwho doesn't understand the first thing about any of it. My only complaint is he no longer is local so I can't train with him anymore! However, I recently lost 40lbs implementing those many little tricks he passed on to me years ago. As I said, he knows how to relate the information in ways that are easy to remember and so that you won't forget. Do yourself a BIG favor and train with Rich today!

Lana4Fitness
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Katie G.
Verified review

Lana is an AMAZING personal trainer! I've been training with Lana for a little over a month, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Her assessments of what you need to accomplish goals are exactly on target. Lana designed a program for me that has been working to help me achieve my goals. She has a way of challenging you that is very successful and rewarding, results are guaranteed. Lana knows what she is doing but is also smart and fun to work out with. She will push you without putting you down and knows how to challenge you to reach your goals. You'll be challenged right away and feel the burn, but somehow keep going back for more. Lana is always cheerful and motivating, and has the ability to constantly change up the routine so that it never gets boring. I'm so thankful for Lana, she not only helped me physically but also mentally.

The SilverBack Club
4.9
from 39 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Marco V.
Verified review

After working out with different personal trainers, Wes has been the first trainer to challenge every body part ! Wes helped me understand the importance of working out and eating healthy everyday! I now have a new passion for working out and the best has yet to come.

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On the Mat with Allison
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Paul A.
Verified review

I was looking for a yoga instructor to introduce me to the practice and to help me manage the soreness and work related stress held within my body. Allison has exceeded my expectations with her expertise and patience in teaching me poses which specifically address my needs. After just a few sessions, I have felt much more limber and relaxed overall, and I look forward to incorporateing the practice into my daily routine. I highly recommend Allison as a personal yoga coach for all levels of experience.

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BRITTFIT SD
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Regina W.
Verified review

Our first session was yesterday, and Brittany was friendly but also extremely professional. She brought all of the tools of her trade with her. I look forward to working with Brittany over the next several months to achieve my personal fitness goals. Very excited!

  • 9 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Chris M.
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I hired Tom initially to get in shape for my approaching wedding in Hawaii, which I then continued for 3 months after as the results were excellent. Tom pays attention to your goals, habits, metabolic type, and physical abilities. His diet suggestions and diversity in workout routines kept things interesting and fun (as fun as working out can be at first!) Tom's knowledge of CrossFit training, weights, and various other disciplines set him apart from your typical 24hr fitness trainer. He was willing to be flexible with my work schedule and was always available for a quick call or text. Tom provides encouragement, support, and puts together a solid plan to achieve your goals. I would highly recommend Tom for anyone hesitant or intimidated by the gym and or initial commitment of getting in shape.

Top Pro
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Pam M.
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Lisa is experienced and knowledgeable. She brings a lot more to the table then most trainers. She is also a health coach and helps with healthy eating.

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New Life Rejuvenation
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elisa T.
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Diane and I worked for a couple of weeks and she had showed me how professional she can be. She absolutely helped me a lot in teaching me new exercises. In the beginning of our course she asked where I wanted to be when it came to how I wanted my body to be and she made my own personal fitness plan according to what I told her. The fitness plan was great! Although we had only worked for a couple of weeks, I did see some changes especially in the way I eat. To top all of that she was very sociable and understanding. She actually tries to get to know you which is great. I felt comfortable opening about myself with her. My few weeks with her were great! I totally recommend working with her!

Colby Lefebvre
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Derek N.
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I did a lot of research on the internet on Fitness Trainers before deciding on Colby and was thoroughly impressed & satisfied with the training program he set out for me. I loved the professionalism of the whole experience; his knowledge, work ethic, the FACILITY & STAFF. It was not a "meat locker" but people with a common purpose working hard to attain it. What I love was Colby was 100% on me in training ... no wandering eyes, answering phone with other clients and NEVER gave me the sense he was board with what he was doing. Always encouraging and keenly aware of what I was going thru mentally as well as physically. Though I have moved out of the area, I still hitting him up with advice and help & he always responds ... he is the man! Try that with some of the other trainers after your contract is up! Highly recommend him to anyone that is serious about their training on ALL levels. I am no pin up model lol. Thanks Colby!

Canady Training
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna C.
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I started working with Candon almost two years now and it has proven to be an amazing investment. He is a very professional and knowledgeable trainer in both physical fitness and nutrition. When I started working with Candon he was super flexible with my workout routine and fitness goals; I was newly pregnant and he was able to work with me throughout my pregnancy and beyond. One of the many reasons to choose a personal trainer is that they can watch how you exercise and tweak your posture/movements/etc to better tone your muscles and create a fitness routine so that you actually see results! Candon customizes your plan to fit you as well as push you to be better. He is fantastic at what he does and I am stronger because of it! Candon is always looking for ways to change things up and keep the workout interesting; I’m always super energized after our sessions! Candon is super flexible with scheduling around peoples’ busy lives. He also creates routines for you to do outside of your sessions with him. He is very encouraging and has become a good friend! I can’t say enough about him! He is the best.

VBA Fitness
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Brian B.
Verified review

Zack is patient, encouraging, and steady - all the qualities you want in a personal trainer (especially for a beginner like me)! I'd highly recommend Zack.

  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Eycleisha G.
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Tony has been absolutely fantastic to work with. He was the only trainer that actually read what I posted and didn't send out a canned response. I am disabled and Tony has adapted my routine to fit within what my body is capable of and the results have been impressive. I had never lifted weights before and could barely dead lift 185lbs 6 weeks ago. I can now pull 365lbs and I'm certain the weight will just keep going up. I am having similar results with the other major lifts that we are doing. Tony is a knowledgeable trainer that easy going and makes his students feel comfortable. He is genuinely excited to see you get a personal record! When you are in the gym, his entire focus is on you. We spent a lot of time learning correct form and adding weight later. Tony has worked with me on the little details like changing how I set up under the bar when I am going to squat. I used to take too many steps to get into position with the weight on my shoulders and had issues clearing the pegs on the rack. We worked on setting up with my feet close together and changing which foot I started back with. This allowed me to comfortably clear the pegs and get into a proper position with 3 steps instead of 5. That makes a huge difference when you have a heavy weight on your shoulders. I recommend Tony without hesitation.

Jon Sanchez - Fitness Coach
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
SaBrina W.
Verified review

I've known Jon for a number of years. I met Jon when he was a student athlete at San Diego State University playing football. He's always been determined to be a personal trainer and there wasn't a droubt in my mind that he would reach that goal. When I learned that he was actually training people I had to see what he was doing. So I started following him on Instagram to see him in action. I was impressed with what he was doing with his clients that I called him up and set up an appointment. He stopped by my office (which I appreciated) and we talked about what my fitness goals and objectives were for training and the next week I was at his training facility training. He didn't go easy on me and he didn't let me slack on any part of my workouts. I thought he would take it easy on me but he didn't and I appreciate that. There were times I told him I couldn't do an exercise and that the weight was too heavy but he encouraged me to do it. And I did it. His positive attitude and patience with me makes him an AMAZING trainer. Not only does he care about your fitness journey but he cares about you as a person. Side note he allows me to have fun (telling jokes and singing) when I workout, while still pushing me to get better and stronger. I would recommend that you give Jon a chance and see for yourself what an AMAZING trainer he is.

  • 15 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Jan G.
Verified review

Roger provides everything you need as personal trainer. He provides the motivation and the attention you need to not give up and keep going! He makes working out fun and you can't wait to go back!!! What I like about Roger is that you never get bored of his workouts because every day it's a different workout. He has pushed me to my limits and I'm loving it! I will totally recommend Roger!!! He rocks! :)

Elite Performance
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Amber S.
Verified review

As a former professional athlete I am always looking for somebody to push me and challenge me physically. Training with Sam gives me just that, she pushes me to my limits and motivates me to work harder every time. If you're looking for a personal trainer, she's awesome!!

  • 23 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis P.
Verified review

John Burson has been my fitness trainer for over 12 years. He is highly competent and very professional, but what I like best is how attentive he is in customizing the workout specifically for me. Over many years, he has always fine tuned each exercise to best match my sometimes changing needs and wishes regarding my fitness. Thanks also to his very friendly attitude, every workout with him is always fun and enjoyable, never boring. Last but not least he is also very reasonable with his rates and flexible to accommodate my schedule. I would recommend John as a rare example of an ideal fitness trainer.

Trainer Adam
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica M.
Verified review

Everything was straightforward, I felt no pressure to commit. He is very mindful of my fitness goals and limitations.

Stubbs Fitness
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Corina T.
Verified review

Tyler Stubbs, without exaggeration, has the most knowledge of how the body works than anyone I've ever met. Of all of the things I could say I loved about training with him, this is definitely what set him above so many other trainers (many of whom have years on him). In the past I had left so many gym sessions feeling unaccomplished because I had an unhealthy mindset when it came to excerise, and I had no idea what I was doing. I found myself without confidence or desire to go to the gym most of the time. Once I began training with Tyler, however, his knowledge and passion for what he does made for a successful workout every time; both physically and mentally. He had a complete handle on every exercise he instructed me to do; it was clear even to me that he organized each session meticulously and knew exactly what muscles were being targeted at all times. It was very clear that this trainer spent a lot of time planning outside of his paid hours (something that can't be said of many professionals). On top of this, his expertise allowed him to replace or adjust any exercise based on injuries I have. For example, I have a weak hip that is very hard to predict during my workouts. Not only did Tyler identify the cause of my hip pain before my physical therapist could figure it out, but he also was able to adjust any exercise that was bothering my hip- a quick minded feat that I was very impressed by. Tyler was endlessly encouraging during sessions- pushing me to reach my potential but also recognizing and acknowledging my limits. In three words, Tyler Stubbs is dedicated, professional, and knowledgeable beyond his years and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a quality personal trainer.

Aloha Made Fitness
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Isin A.
Verified review

I am so happy to have found a personal trainer who is extremely knowledgeable about the field and very patient with someone who is just getting into fitness. I have been training with Stacey for almost 2 months now and love that our workouts are challenging yet fun. Aside from the workouts, she has created a diet plan specific to me and my needs. My fitness goal is to lose weight and to tone. I am definitely confident that continuing my training and diet plan with Stacey will get me to my goal body! Thank you for all that you do!!

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Need a Personal Trainer

San Diego, CA

  • Goals
    Firming and toning, Increase muscle strength
  • Client gender
    Female
  • Client age
    31-40
  • Preferred location
    Outdoors
  • Trainer gender preference
    It doesn't matter
  • Session frequency
    Several times a week
  • Day preference(s)
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Time preference(s)
    Early morning (before 9am)
  • Details
    5am works best for me
  • $37.5
    Average price

Need Yoga Instructor

San Diego, CA

  • Yoga style
    Vinyasa: No, Hatha: No, Bikram: No, Power: No, I'm not sure: Yes
  • Skill level
    Beginner
  • Yoga goal(s)
    Relaxation, Meditation
  • Client age
    23-30
  • Session frequency
    More than once a week
  • Lesson length
  • Day preference(s)
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference(s)
    Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    Stress anxiety a little depression
  • $58.75
    Average price

Need a Yoga Instructor

San Diego, CA

  • Yoga style
    Vinyasa: No, Hatha: No, Bikram: No, Power: No, I'm not sure: Yes
  • Skill level
    No experience
  • Yoga goal(s)
    Increase flexibility, Help with injury/pain, General fitness (e.g. weight loss, toning), Relaxation
  • Client age
    31-40
  • Session frequency
    As recommended by professional
  • Lesson length
    60 minutes
  • Day preference(s)
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Time preference(s)
    Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    im really flexible
  • $44
    Average price
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