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Top 10 Personal Trainers near Castlewood, GA

Top Pro
5.0
from 46 reviews
5.0
(46)
GREAT VALUE
  • 4 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
"After training with Courtney for almost 3 months, I can attest to Courtney's professional knowledge, enthusiasm, and result-driven attitude. My goal is to tone, and get fitter. To that end, Courtney created a custom whole body workout for me. He guides me in working all parts of my body, arms, chest, legs, and even cardio. He pays attention to my forms closely, making sure I get the most out of my workout, and also not to get hurt. I'll definitely be training with Courtney for the foreseeable future! If you are on the fence about having a personal trainer to help you achieve your fitness goal, you owe it to yourself to at least have a trial session with Courtney!"

$25

estimated cost

5.0
from 8 reviews
5.0
(8)
  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
"Great trainer. Very tough but results driven. Very hands on trainer that cares for your success and well being. Very reasonably priced. Would highly recommend you give him a try, you won't regret it."

$40

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 30 reviews
5.0
(30)
  • 5 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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"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"

$58

estimated cost

5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Not only do I focus on fitness training but I make sure that I stress the importance of your nutrition & diet. Our workouts will never be the same once I get u on track meaning I will incorporate various training methods to make sure we achieve ur fitness & health goals & then some."

$30

estimated cost

Top Pro
4.5
from 11 reviews
4.5
(11)
GREAT VALUE
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
"David is a wonderful trainer! He listens to his clients, always on time and creates dynamic workouts that make the workout fly by! Highly recommend"

$30

estimated cost

4.4
from 14 reviews
4.4
(14)
  • 1 year in business
  • 33 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 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Great Trainer. Mixes things up so work outs don't get old. Great for whatever goals you have. You will see results and quite affordable."

$30

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 29 reviews
5.0
(29)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 5 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
"Glen is a great personal trainer he works every muscle in your body and building up your heart rate also."

$60

estimated cost

4.9
from 16 reviews
4.9
(16)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 7 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
"Ricky is a great personal trainer! He caters the workouts to your needs and pushes you to your limits! Awesome experience!"

$60

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 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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