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Top 10 Bodybuilding Trainers near Peabody, MA

5.0
from 12 reviews
5.0
(12)
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Online now
"Hector was very attentive, responsive, and knowledgeable about programming. He provided timely feedback and adjustments to my strength goals. Additionally, he helped me resolve and rehab a few nagging PT-related issues. All-around, a good coach and trainer; would recommend. [Background: 83kg competitive (local, regional levels) powerlifter]"

$60

estimated cost

4.9
from 11 reviews
4.9
(11)
GREAT VALUE
  • 8 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
"Pete is an amazing trainer. I have been working with home over the last year, and have lost 15 pounds and many inches on my waist. More importantly, I have had a lot of fun with it, and feel healthy and excited. Pete is a perfect trainer, he keeps you going without making you feel stressed. I am always looking forward to our sessions, knowing it will be both productive and fun. "

$50

estimated cost

Top Pro
4.5
from 33 reviews
4.5
(33)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 10 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
"Trent is a very professional trainer , he is always on time , very flexible and always easy to reach. During the first consultation all questions were answered letting me know what to expect. I started training with him 3 weeks ago and he helped me a lot with building my body and keep me strong. You should expect to have a hard workout with him , but the most interesting thing about working with Trent that he's always changing the way of the workouts , so every time you are doing a new workout so you can't get boring. I will have him as my personal trainer untill the last day of my vacation here."

$65

estimated cost

5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
GREAT VALUE
  • 6 years in business
"I've worked out with Greg for several years now. He's an excellent personal trainer and all around great person. Definitely recommend."

$50

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 26 reviews
5.0
(26)
  • 3 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
"I started training with Billy in Jan 2017 after losing 50 pounds on Weight Watchers. I interviewed other trainers at the time but never found a good fit. Upon meeting Billy for the first time, I was immediately impressed with his knowledge and experience about nutrition, strength training, anatomy, and overall fitness. He is an excellent listener and employs routines and strategies that support his client's goals / needs. Little did I know that I would reach my goal weight (lose another 30 lbs for total 80 lb loss), succeed in strength training taking me to new personal records that I never dreamed of (deadlifts, etc...), firm up body and run my very first 5K within 6-7 months of starting to work with Billy. I have had a few injuries (shoulder, back) from extracurricular sports that have required physical therapy. Billy understands PT's approach, is happy to communicate & build plans with them, and then modifies our routine to support PT objectives while continuing to stay on a path supporting strength training and overall fitness. I plan to continue working with New School Fitness / Billy on a regular basis (training for "Tough Mudder" or possibly "Spartan" - can't believe it - so amazing). After such a successful, and fun, first year training with Billy, I am happy to highly recommend "New School Fitness"."

$80

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 28 reviews
5.0
(28)
  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
"Annie is the best and most efficient trainer- she is inspiring"

$80

estimated cost

5.0
from 14 reviews
5.0
(14)
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
"I have had the chance and pleasure to befriend and work out with Jimmy during my time in Boston. I was a slightly overweight guy with minimal muscle mass with no personal body building history whatsoever. Jimmy is extremely knowledgeable, passionate, friendly and super super kind! He truly loves what he does, and is constantly reading and researching to further extend his knowledge on nutrition, health, bodybuilding, injuries etc. Unlike any other PT I have seen, he genuinely tries to pass valuable info and good lifestyle habits to his trainees to improve their lives. His great work ethic does nothing but accentuate his role in helping others! Ive been in very good shape since I met Jimmy and internalized this new lifestyle. (I am uploading before after photos below, hope they show up). It’s been 2 years since I left Boston but we still keep in touch and talk as friends, and sometimes I ask him tips about bodybuilding and nutrition for he is super knowledgeable and genuinely helpful. Jimmy, if you are reading this I wish you all the best in your future adventures mate! Hope to meet up with you sometime soon! Best, Batu"

$75

estimated cost

5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 4 years in business
"DreamFit Boston is a place where you want to go and get your private lessons. The personal trainer really focuses on you and what you need to do to achieve your goal. Highly recommended."

$25

estimated cost

5.0
from 22 reviews
5.0
(22)
  • 6 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
"I have been with JET for over 4 months and have been overwhelmingly satisfied with working with the trainers and my results. In short of amount of time, I have seen the physical transformation and have also felt the mentally and emotionally in a better state of health. G has catered motivational workouts and has helped me push me out of my comfort zone to reach my goals!"

$80

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 30 reviews
5.0
(30)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 6 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
"I sought out personal training because I was overweight, out of shape, & when I went to the gym I had no idea what I was doing. I was worried I wouldn't be able to afford it & also worried that personal training was more suited to athletes or bodybuilders. I posted on this site, & got some responses very quickly. Johnny was one of the first to contact me, & we worked out a plan I could afford which he felt would help me achieve my objectives. In two and a half months I lost nearly thirty pounds with a meal plan Johnny devised, meeting with him once a week, & doing workouts he designs & monitors on my own. I am in better health overall & feel more confident at the gym. I am still working with Johnny & feel my decision to do personal training with him was a wise decision. Johnny has a studio he shares with other trainers, & it's clean & never crowded. He has a lot of knowledge about fitness, health, & exercise. He varies my routines so I'm always learning new things. He works with bodybuilders as well as couch potatoes like myself, & I highly recommend him as a trainer."

$85

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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