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Top 10 Fitness Trainers near Hermosa Beach, CA

5.0
from 36 reviews
5.0
(36)
  • 7 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
"Hmmm... I'm not really sure how to write a review for this guy without sounding like a cheesy advertisement, but really, that's just how wonderful he was. I've been a long distance runner since I was 12 (I'm 26 now) and cardio has always been my preferred exercise. I've been plagued with injuries off and on for the last couple years so I decided I would give personal training a shot, learn how to sculpt and work out my body in a different way. I am so glad Manuk was up to the task. He sat me down and asked me exactly what I wanted to accomplish during our time together and what my long term goals were. He gave me an overview of what he thought the best plan was to meet these goals and always answered my persistent (and annoying) questions. One of my biggest problems with being in the gym and trying to convert to a healthier life style is accountability. I can work hard in the gym with Manuk three days a week, but it's the times that I wasn't with Manuk that made it hard because it was easy to "cheat". Manuk makes himself accessible to his clients. He encourages you to share apps such as my fitbit and my fitness pal to help with your nutrition, he encourages you to text him when you have questions... and I do mean any question. This guy even gave me tips on what booze would be least damaging to meeting my goals when it came time to go on vacation with my friends. The most helpful thing about Manuk, however, is how much he cares. There were times were I had personal things going on in my life that really affected my performance when I would meet with him, but he would be right there in that moment with me telling me he understands and encouraging me to use that in our work outs. And it worked. I, unfortunately, had to move 400 miles away for work and family, but I have yet to really click with any fitness instructor or trainer the way I did with Manuk. He's just that genuine (something I'm finding out is pretty hard to come by in this industry) and just that great. "

$50

starting cost

5.0
from 40 reviews
5.0
(40)
  • 14 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
"He is a great fitness trainer. He motivates you to reach your goals and to continue to have a healthy lifestyle. He works with your schedule. "

$50

starting cost

Top Pro
4.9
from 16 reviews
4.9
(16)
  • 16 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
"My husband and I both work out with Donna. What we love is how she customizes our workouts for our specific needs. No two training sessions are exactly alike, which make them fun and challenging. She comes up with inventive kick-ass routines to continuously keep us on out toes."

$55

starting cost

Great Deal
5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 2 years in business
"Tesh ! Is very professional He is been my personal trainer from last 3 months He has very easy going and calm personality and understands what the client is looking to achieve and helps them to reach their goals Highly recommend!!!"

$30

starting cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 35 reviews
5.0
(35)
  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
"I've been working with Gabriel at DeVine Physiques for a little over 2 months now. Having been senior editor for a personal-training and group-fitness training magazine in years passed, I had some definite criteria in mind when looking for someone to help me overcome my difficulties with diet-plan adherence and learning quintessential moves that I was afraid to try due to injury potential if performed incorrectly. Upon meeting Gabriel for our free consultation, we reviewed my history with diet, exercise and past injuries, as well as my current goals vs. efforts I'd tried on my own to reach them. He asked the right questions, but more importantly he let me talk about these topics in-depth when needed and actively listened. He did not have a cookie-cutter approach in mind... he was looking for ways to optimize a plan to promote diet/exercise-program adherence and injury prevention relative to my goals with a conscious consideration as to my physical characteristics and limitations at that time (flexibility limits, minor chiropractic concerns, native structural particulars such as being bow-legged, flat-footed, etc.). The plan I brought to the table was "burn and build": start with a goal of losing 25 pounds (cutting), per the suggestion of my physician ... and then shift gears to building muscle on top of that new leaner frame (bulking) --- with cycles of both going forward from there. Gabriel worked with me to develop that idea into action. He advised me re: the importance of tracking calories and made suggestions as to apps that could be leveraged to aide in that often-tedious endeavor. He set me up with his customized trainer/client app and I connected MyFitnessPal to it to funnel data re: my daily nutritional and hydration tracking to him. We've started with two 50-minute workout sessions per week for now. Our goal has been to keep me below 2,000 calories per day... and his strong suggestion (not mandate, mind you... very important) to track everything has opened my eyes as to the caloric and nutritional content of everything I *was* eating (holy crap!) and have currently shifted to eating (oh thank God!). Coupled with drinking at least 96 oz. of water per day (also tracked) to help keep the body hydrated and aide with hunger as my body adjusted to the caloric reduction, my prior junk-food habit/addiction has gone away --- which, as I write this, had not fully hit me re: how big of a deal that really is. I haven't thought of a soda or French fries, etc., in quite some time... instead, I've been trying to figure out just how many ounces of chicken breast are on my plate at XYZ restaurant so I can get an accurate calorie figure for my tracking. ;-) The physical results have been *much* more than I initially expected. In roughly 2 months I've gone from 225 pounds at 5'11" to 204, and now we're looking at what to do once I hit my 200-pound goal. The current verdict is to go for another 10 pounds and see where I land and how I feel before shifting gears to more-intense focus on building/bulking. My cardio efficiency has increased greatly, as I no longer feel like I'm going to fall over going up and down flights of stairs. And whereas I was wearing XL shirts when I walked in the door, I recently shifted to L for the first time in a very long while. I've actually started to look forward to shopping for new clothes and don't dread going into fitting rooms and facing the mirror --- even the ones with horrible lighting. LOL For me, the key to success has been a combination of really wanting to do this coupled with Gabriel's friendly, positive reinforcement. He always points out when I've broken through barriers in my workouts with him, and has schooled me in very understandable terms re: basic anatomy, form, how things such as sitting and driving affect our flexibility and posture over time, etc. Gabriel's never mandated I do anything... instead, he's *encouraged* food tracking, hydration, caloric reduction, showing up for all our sessions, etc., couching those actions as being the bedrock for achieving the goals that *I* walked in the door with. The responsibility lies with *me* to do the work in the exercise programming he sets up for each session as well as the between-sessions work (which is actually *more* important in the long run). His welcoming, friendly, encouraging advisement regarding form and function as we work together in those sessions helps me keep moving forward progressively, efficiently and safely. We developed an easy rapport quite quickly, but Gabriel's very good about keeping us on task ... all while allowing me to catch my breath and regroup between sets or cardio sprints. There is no militaristic aggressive "go go go!!!" kind of atmosphere, but rather a "when you're ready... you've got this... you can and will because you are" approach to gently psyching me up when I might be feeling a bit of a dip in my gas tank. And when I'm actually lifting -- particularly if we're escalating weight to a new level -- he knows when to turn on a little-bit-more-"cheerleader" type of encouragement to help me push through... again, though, all centered on the idea that this is *me* working through *this moment* aiming for completion of *this movement* while being able to trust that he's there to help me make adjustments for optimal safe execution and spot me should I run into an exertion failure --- which is pretty rare, given his method of having rebuilt and reinforced the infrastructure of my core, lower back and legs with moves that I always wanted to try but was scared to do (deadlifts, in particular). He's walked me through those learning curves and longstanding hesitation to the other side where I'm much more confident and actually making marked progress in form + how much weight I can lift. I'm doing things at 43 years of age that I'd always been scared to do. If this has been my experience at the 2-month mark of working with Gabriel, I can't imagine where we'll be at the 4-month mark... or the 6-month mark! This has definitely been one of the most important and positive investments I've made in myself, and definitely the most physical-fitness progress I've made all around since having worked with a personal-trainer roommate who schooled me on basics in my mid-20s. The body usually changes quickly in your 20s, and I was afraid that I'd have a slow tedious climb in my 40s... but Gabriel's coaching (and my diligence; very important factor) have made that climb much faster and fulfilling than I thought would be possible. I look better. I feel better. I eat better. I move better. I *am* better. Other people have noticed ... and *I* have noticed -- not just on the surface, but inside as well -- and I want to keep moving forward to see what working with Gabriel holds in store around the bend."

$55

starting cost

In High Demand
4.9
from 73 reviews
4.9
(73)
  • 21 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
"I've been training at Sparta Academy for several months now and could not be happier with my experience. The environment crafted by the instructors and trainers in the classes could not be more encouraging or positive. Not only are the instructors and owners remarkably encouraging, you will find the community of students to have the same attitude. There is always someone willing and ready to help if you have any questions. Regardless of your level of experience, either in the Martial Arts or Cross-Training (&lifting), you will never be disappointed with how you will be pushed and encouraged to move past your boundaries and constantly improve. Learning Krav Maga these past few months (bear in mind, I started with absolutely zero experience), has not only improved my fitness immensely, but left me with a surprising amount of confidence that I wasn't expecting as a result of these classes. I would absolutely recommend taking any of the classes offered. I particularly enjoy learning martial arts, as it's a discipline I never imagined I could do but has quickly become a passion of mine. Also, I love attending the morning cross-training classes as I've learned new techniques to increase my strength while always ensuring I'm performing movements correctly and will not injure myself (I've previously had several shoulder surgeries). Large egos are unwelcome, so have no fear if you are very new to any of the disciplines, as you will be welcomed just as much as the most advanced student in the class. I highly recommend Sparta Academy. It's not all serious either, in case you're concerned. It's a community of highly professional, but real people who aren't afraid to joke and laugh in between sets. Everyone is personable and welcoming, and you're certain to get your money's worth."

$75

starting cost

Great Deal
5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"This guy is the absolute BEST trainer no matter what your goals are - he will provide a custom fit solution that can get you there. He provides a routine that is targeted yet diverse, challenging yet achievable, and most of all fun. I highly recommend Salar’s expertise and skills to anyone looking to take their fitness to the next level."

$40

starting cost

In High Demand
5.0
from 14 reviews
5.0
(14)
  • 18 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
"I was not one to try every diet in the book because I have heard and seen so many people just gain the weight back. Being a skeptic and all I did not think anything would work, but in my heart I felt like going on the diet/fitness program that was the plan for me. I knew it was time to do something about my weight and my health. So I finally contact New Muscle and spoke to LaVelle. My short term goal was to have lost 100lbs before my anniversary date (the day I started this plan). My long term goal is to lose a total of 135 lbs. I know I can do it. TODAY I'M 129LBS!!! YYYYYAAAAYYY! Lavelle, has not only helped me along the way but my mindset has changed toward food and what I should and should not eat. This is not just a diet with the shots and medication, it is a lifestyle change. WOW!! I did not think it could be done. Thank you Lavelle, I can truly live again! Melanie"

$50

starting cost

5.0
from 4 reviews
5.0
(4)
  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"I started training over at A4 about a year and a half ago - with about a 5 month break due to a relocation for work. A4 helped me get in shape physically and mentally when I prepared for my first tournament. I ended up taking second, and I owe it all to the coaches and students here. Adam, Akkim & A4 Fitness can take you to new levels. This place feels like home. There is definitely a family aspect that surrounds the gym, and every new person that comes in can instantly feel it. I've tried a few other gyms around the area and none can compare to the attention you get in these classes from the coaches. I recommend to all of my friends and family! Hopefully I can take myself to new highs this year while back at A4, but I really have no doubts."

$40

starting cost

5.0
from 15 reviews
5.0
(15)
  • 11 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
"Sandy Freed has, with out a doubt, changed my life. I have had the pleasure of working out with her for 6 years now, and not only has my body changed, but so has my entire outlook on fitness, health and wellness. At my lowest, Sandy helped me loose a little over 30 lbs, something that I could have never done by myself. Whether it was her ongoing motivation and support or pushing me to my physical limit, I could not have done it without her. Sandy genuinely and wholeheartedly cares so much about all of her clients and wants them to succeed just as much as they do. Because of Sandy, working out is not an obligation to me anymore- it is now my way of life. As I continue on my journey, I look forward to having the best personal trainer and mentor by my side! "

$60

starting cost

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