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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a personal trainer cost near me?

Expect to pay between $35 and $90 per hour for a personal trainer near you. The length of the session, as well as the number of sessions you book in advance, will have an impact on the price. You can often get lower prices per session by booking more of them. Group training also tends to be less expensive than one-on-one training, as is going to the gym instead of having the trainer come to meet you. Trainer certification is also a factor — trainers with more certification are likely to charge more.

It's important to do your research and get cost estimates from several personal trainers near you before you hire anyone. 

Also read, "How much does a personal trainer cost?"

How often should you see a personal trainer?

How often you should see your personal trainer depends both on your budget and your fitness level. If you’re new to the exercise routine, maybe start with one to three visits per week to establish a good routine and understanding. Talk to personal trainers near you to figure out the perfect cadence for your personal training sessions.

How can I find a trainer?

Search for personal trainers near you online, and identify the ones with the highest ratings. Read their customer testimonials, and look at customers’ before-and-after photos (if available). It’s also important to find out whether the trainers sought professional training and certification, if they can adhere to your schedule and if they can train you at a location that works for both of you.

Finally, contact several trainers for cost estimates. This way, you can hire a trainer who not only provides great services but also fits within your budget.

Is it worth getting a personal trainer?

If you have fitness goals that you’re having trouble accomplishing on your own, hiring a personal trainer can be worth the money. People rarely regret getting in shape — even if it costs money. Personal trainers create accountability, as you’ll have to confess to them if you don’t stick to your training schedule. They’re trained to push you just hard enough, and they take your body type and goals into account when creating a fitness plan.

What exactly does a personal trainer do?

A personal trainer is tasked with working with a client to achieve fitness goals. Personal trainers may take clients in a small group or do one-on-one training. Their focus is on fitness goals — muscular capacity, working on cardiovascular endurance, improving flexibility, and even recommending diet changes and at-home exercises. Personal trainers may work with clients in the gym or at their homes, depending on their preference.

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.

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.

Reviews for North Lauderdale personal trainers
Thumbtack Customer
Beni is doing a great job as a personal trainer. Kicks my butt, but I love it.
Get Fit TrainingGet Fit Training
Erin S.
Brandon is a great trainer. He’s very knowledgeable about personal fitness and tailors your sessions to your specific goals.
Health Is Wealth Fitness TrainingHealth Is Wealth Fitness Training
Thumbtack Customer
Darcy is a great trainer! She has her own personal fully equipped gym and dedicated to getting you to your goals! She works around my schedule, and always greets you with a smile! I look forward to continuing to train with Darcy!
BBD FitnessBBD Fitness
Thumbtack Customer
Bentley is an awesome trainer!!!! He provided me with so much information on how to properly train the body to tone and lose weight fast and efficient!!! On my first day, I was very satisfied with the training I received and personal he is with each individual!!! I would recommend his session to anyone!!! 5 stars Bentley!!!
Personal Fitness by BentleyPersonal Fitness by Bentley
Thumbtack Customer
Bentley is the best personal trainer I've found. He listens to your goals and makes them achievable and explains how he does so every step of the way. He makes working out fun!
Personal Fitness by BentleyPersonal Fitness by Bentley
Thumbtack Customer
I signed up with Get For Training for a personal training and was referred to Troy. Initially, I was impressed with the immediate response to my inquiry and then once referred to Troy, he contacted me and scheduled sessions that accommodate my schedule. Troy is reliable, punctual, very creative and encouraging. He pays close attention to detail while creating the work outs. I look forward to the work out sessions and being motivated to reach my goals. I recommend Get Fit Training without reservation. Excellent service!
Get Fit TrainingGet Fit Training
Thumbtack Customer
I have been very much enjoying my personal training sessions with Bentley. He has gotten me back in great shape after taking off from working out for a while. I had met with all 5 trainers that responded to me and chose Bentley b/c of his demeanor/personality and it has proven to be a great choice. The gym is clean, has tons of equipment, and the privacy is amazing. I had signed up for ten sessions and will be definitely using him for long after these run out.
Personal Fitness by BentleyPersonal Fitness by Bentley
Malia T.
He's an excellent trainer. He motivates you to push yourself to achieve your goal. He does in door and outdoor training. He has a bunch of equipment. I'm one who likes to build a personal relationship with my trainer. I'm big on aura and a persons energy. He's a nice person over all. Easy going and I felt comfortable talking to him about the changes that was going on in my body and the goals I wanted to achieve. He's genuine and caring. I went through a couple of trainers before him. It seemed like all they cared about was training and me and taking my money. He was different. He's very professional. He helps you with meal plans and does a progress report. If I could give him one million stars I would. He's by far the best. Choose him and I promise you you will have the dream body you've been dreaming about.
DajaVu WellnessDajaVu Wellness
Michelle P.
Kimberly is ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! I would recommend her to anyone! I absolutely love her! I've had nothing but great sessions with her (a total of 4 and counting). She is very attentive, responsive, and flexible. She has a wealth of information. I've had 2 personal trainers before her and she is by far the very best! In just 4 sessions, I've seen improvement. After having a baby 10 months ago, she has put together a plan that has helped increase my endurance, energy, and weightloss. I'm stronger, I sleep better, and I have more energy after only 4 sessions!! We have sessions three times a week and I hope to push it to four. She is helping me even with all my limitations such as asthma and severe back pain. In fact, she makes them seem as if they aren't limiting and that there are so many other ways around them. I get a great workout and I don't feel drained by the end of the session. I'm able to care for my baby, cook, and clean afterwards. I've never been able to say that about anyone after a session. She is by far the very, very best. I would recommend her to anyone. Don't even bother looking for anyone else- choose her. You will definitely NOT regret it. I can't stress that enough.
Your Best Self Health and WellnessYour Best Self Health and Wellness
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