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5.0
from 13 reviews
5.0
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GREAT VALUE
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"Mario has been my trainer for almost two years now and my satisfaction with our training sessions are still present. If you want a trainer who pushes you to your best potential then you’ve found the right coach. Mario not only leaves you with results but he leaves you with a love for fitness."

$40

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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
GREAT VALUE
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"I started with Leslie 5 years ago, I wanted more strength training, started just once a week, moved to twice a week, now three times a week! She always makes it interesting, she is extremely aware of doing things right, she pushes me but is careful that I remain injury free! She works with my issues and has fixed most of them! She really knows what she is doing and is totally committed to making her clients the best they can be. I feel blessed to have her expertise working for me!"

$75

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5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 1 year in business
"Great trainer, very friendly and kind. Highly recommend!"

$75

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5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"We are taking our time in getting to know each other and our last workout was great! I am grateful for her willingness to come to my home and feel confident that we will settle into an excellent routine. Noreen is very nice and seems to be a wonderfully compassionate and understanding person. She certainly wants to be of help to me and she is!"

$80

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4.8
from 43 reviews
4.8
(43)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 46 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
"Ted is a great personal trainer. Easy to talk to. Knows what he's talking about. I'm starting to see muscle gains again. Pick him as your personal trainer."
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5.0
from 7 reviews
5.0
(7)
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Terri is very knowledgable and makes sure that you are doing your exercises properly to avoid injury. She follows up to see how you are doing and is extremely motivating. She is one of the best trainers I have ever had."
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5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Dave, is simply awesome. He told me everything I could ever want to know. If it was Bulking, dieting, exercises Dave told he what to do, how to do it and when to do it. Personally I've never met Dave though he does help me Online with Training sessions and works. Helps me with my meals, what Carbs to eat, watching my Protie/Carb intake. Etc etc. Most of all he's a really nice dude, Though he's big and immitating, he's just that. He'll go out of his way to help you no matter what. Some people are just after your money, but with Dave I can tell he wants to go out of his way to help someone elses life be that much better. Make them, feel healthy and happy to walk around shirtless. I'd honestly would want to meet him in public and train with him, though that day may never happen due to travel. I referraling him, because he's a nice guy, if it was to help you train or not. Thanks Dave! -Ian"
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 29 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"Lisa is my personal trainer. We started about a month ago and I already feel and see some positive results. I am now feeling better when we are done, not just worn out. The stretching and conditioning really works. Lisa is a real pro, but also really a nice woman and I look forward to her visits."
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5.0
from 4 reviews
5.0
(4)
  • 24 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Mark has been my personal trainer for a little over a year. I've lost 35 lbs and I am now a lot stronger, more fit and have much greater endurance. Mark is very knowledgeable about all areas of fitness and nutrition and is very encouraging as I workout. Each workout is unique so my body continues to improve. I am a 65 year old male that retired from a desk job. But even though I am very late to the fitness game Mark is helping me retrain my body and improve my eating and life habits. "
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4.9
from 7 reviews
4.9
(7)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"I never thought having a personal trainer was for me. I thought my fitness was something I had to do alone, and I was afraid of letting someone see me fail. After a friend started seeing Gia and told me amazing things, I decided to give it a try. I thought I knew what to expect, but I was blown away what the level of care and attention, like I was her only client. I've seen many successes and improvements with her, but I've also seen failures. My failures showed me that it's ok to fail, everyone does, but the only way to overcome them is to never give up and never stop giving it my all. My journey is far from over, but I've never been more optimistic, knowing that I have not only the most amazing trainer I could ask for, but a friend that is truly invested in seeing me reach my goals and has changed my life forever. "
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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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