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Top 10 Boot Camp Instructors near Annapolis, MD

5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
GREAT VALUE
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"I have worked with a few trainers before and they were all pretty much the same. Nick was the first trainer I felt really cared about my health and my fitness goals. He was always willing to chat after our sessions and answer all my questions even though the time was up. Hes really knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition and definitely got me the results I was looking for. Thanks Nick! Recommend him highly!"
$25
estimated cost
5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
GREAT VALUE
  • 5 years in business
"I highly endorse this kind hearted gentleman. Travis is way ahead of the cutting edge of Personal Training. He will stun me by incorporating Yoga poses, Cross Fit, Pliability & advanced core training (Amongst many other techniques) into his sessions. His scope is endless. Each workout is a new adventure, & I can't wait to find out what he's going to teach next."
$37
estimated cost
4.4
from 129 reviews
4.4
(129)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 7 years in business
  • 371 hires on Thumbtack
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"This is a great personal training gym with dedicated, motivated trainers! I trained with George Lazarov who kicked my butt into gear every time I wanted to give up. I am in my mid 40's and nowhere near a body builder, but just wanted to learn how to train with weights and get a little leaner. George taught me how to do things the right way and which supplements work best. No selling game here like other gyms - just training. They have beautiful equipment and the place is brand new and super clean! The personal attention, knowledge and professionalism of the trainers is everything you want when seeking a trainer. The owner Svet is super friendly and responsive to anything you need. They can even train you at home - Jose Martinez is the man for the in-home training! Can't say enough good things - you're going to have to try this place out! :) "
$60
estimated cost
5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
"Our trainer continues to be very attentive, sincere, respectful, professional and passionate. I look forward to our next session with her."
$25
estimated cost
5.0
from 3 reviews
5.0
(3)
  • 2 years in business
"Dameron is great - a very knowledgeable coach!! While being responsive, approachable and very professional. I also enjoy training with him because he has octagon/ring experience and knows exactly which moves/forms/technics work and which don’t."
$50
estimated cost
5.0
from 19 reviews
5.0
(19)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 1 year in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
"Leonard has taken what is for me a sensitive issue and treated it and me with respect, care and dignity. He's helped me find my footing to be successful at something that has felt impossible for my entire adult life. When I falter, physically or emotionally, he helps me get back up. These aspects of our working relationship weigh as heavily as his obvious ability to tailor a program to suit a person with diet and exercise. We are doing the online training and I've already managed to get further than I ever have before just in my own home using the trainerize and myfitnesspal apps. I weigh less than I did on my wedding day 8 years ago for the time since then! I grew to believe it was impossible, but now I know it is and having the guidance of Leonard is what makes it so. Highly recommended."
$50
estimated cost
Top Pro
4.9
from 17 reviews
4.9
(17)
  • 20 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
"Rob, has been training me for a while, he will get you were you want to be!!"
$70
estimated cost
5.0
from 3 reviews
5.0
(3)
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"I haven't even seen him yet but he has sent me a home workout to try and get started until we meet.....all this without even charging me yet....great service"
$40
estimated cost
5.0
from 3 reviews
5.0
(3)
"My abs on fire just thinking about it."
$50
estimated cost
Top Pro
4.9
from 13 reviews
4.9
(13)
  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
"Hiring Lvl 10 was the best decision of my life . I saw such great results from my personal training . I was challenged to be the best woman I could possibly be. I dropped 4 sizes in the matter of four months. I also received personal nutritional guidance, and the best part was that my trainer walked me through what to eat and why I should eat it. My training sessions were hard & at the same time extremely fun. Do yourself a favor and go with LVL 10"
$60
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.

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.

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.

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