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Top 10 Affordable Personal Trainers near Atlanta, GA

Top Pro
5.0
from 47 reviews
5.0
(47)
GREAT VALUE
  • 4 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
"Courtney Harris is a phenomenal Personal Trainer. Offering years of experience along with having a Degree in Exercise Science/Nutrition he knows exactly what the individual person needs in order to build muscle or lose that desired weight. The versatility of his workouts are a fit for anyone."
$25
estimated cost
Top Pro
4.9
from 16 reviews
4.9
(16)
  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
"Terry is a very well trainer . She helps you meet your goal without intensely working you out. Her professionalism is outstanding! Lastly she is very knowledgeable about human anatomy. I highly recommend her for your personal trainer."
$30
estimated cost
5.0
from 9 reviews
5.0
(9)
GREAT VALUE
  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
"Marc is definitely one of the best trainers you could get. I went in skeptical but, he never stopped pushing me until I reached my goals. He is always in contact and is trying to help as many people as he can. He is personable and knowledgeable about PT and nutrition. My life has been changed for the better and now I have motivation to not only achieve my goals but Soar past them. I can do that because i’ve got an awesome personal trainer by my side. Definitely consider Marc Turner for your fitness coach. He’s not only a personal trainer and nutritionist but a friend."
$1
estimated cost
4.9
from 14 reviews
4.9
(14)
  • 7 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
"Tabari has been my personal trainer for a year and a half now. The results I have achieved to date are largely due to his perfect combination of diverse training methods, individualized exercise programs & challenging yet achievable goal setting. His professionalism, extensive knowledge and enthusiastic commitment to his work and ultimately his clients, provides the perfect scenario for success and sets foundations for a new healthier lifestyle!""
$40
estimated cost
Top Pro
5.0
from 31 reviews
5.0
(31)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
"I love Kevin! .... it’s the love/hate relationship you want to have with a trainer 🙂 lol I’ve been working out with Kevin for a little over 2 weeks now and I’ve noticed lots of improvements in my body (after the first few sessions actually). You can tell he cares about his work and he knows what he’s doing. Even when I dread doing the workouts, it always gets better when I actually go and finish because Kevin is just that amazing. He keeps me grounded in my weight loss goals, he’s supportive, and client oriented. I’m really glad I found him—he’s like the perfect combination of qualities I needed in a personal trainer (and I’m sure I’m not the best person to train lol) Thank you Kevin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ... even if I don’t look like I’m grateful in our sessions lol"
$49
estimated cost
4.9
from 14 reviews
4.9
(14)
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
"LOJ FitClub has truly been an outstanding source of self rejuvenation for my life. Before I found LOJ, I was badly overweight, and had lost all but a fraction of my confidence. Through working with Tory and Ahsher, these two young, intelligent, and motivating holistic trainers whipped me back into shape, restoring my confidence and love of life. In just a few short months, (about 3 to be exact), I have lost over 37lbs of fat, and now muscle is being built in it's place. Through holistic fitness and holistic diet, LOJ FitClub has brought me back to life!"
$35
estimated cost
5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
"In a life crises moment, Mr. Hodrick talked to me and calmed me down from overwhelming emotions. He's smart, kind and caring, along with professional."
$30
estimated cost
Top Pro
4.5
from 11 reviews
4.5
(11)
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
"I started training with David over a month ago, and the experience has been great! He provides a variety of fun and creative routines. Very professional and flexible with scheduling."
$30
estimated cost
4.4
from 14 reviews
4.4
(14)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 1 year in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
"Crystal is a fantastic personal trainer! She's friendly, positive, and challenges you to perform at your absolute best. After almost a year of training with her, I lost 20 lbs. She taught me how to train effectively and eat properly. Thanks to Crystal, I continue to see results."
$42
estimated cost
5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Great challenging workout for the ENTIRE body! You'll definitely feel it the next day."
$40
estimated cost

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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 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.

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.

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