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Top 10 plyometrics near Madison Heights, MI

Top Pro
5.0
from 26 reviews
5.0
(26)
GREAT VALUE
  • 2 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
"Loved everything about my experience with Ghassan as my strength and conditioning coach. He brings a level of kindness, knowledge, and overall ability to teach that you can't manufacture. Highly recommend to anyone looking to improve their health."

$40

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5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
GREAT VALUE
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
"“Fitness should be doing something you enjoy. It should also be something that challenges you.” This is one of the first statements Mr. Phillips told me when I was complaining about wanting to “get in shape” but not knowing how. This is also one of the many ways he showed me that he is a different kind of trainer. A few key words: Motivating: I have stopped and started plenty of times. He has always had a perspective to share with me that encouraged me to try again. Patient: When I’m frustrated with myself or my progress (or lack thereof) he is not. He reminds me to be patient with myself and patient with the process and to remember to enjoy what I’m doing. Validating: You will notice that he will compliment you before he corrects you. Meaning, he will say “good! One more...” and then he’ll fix your posture or your grip or point out where to focus your muscles’ attention. Realistic: He pays attention to where you want to go and he pays attention to how you’re going to get there. He will not push you further than he knows you’re willing to go and definitely not just to prove a point. He will pace you and that pacing may include a small challenge when he knows you’re ready. (Surprise!) Finally, the last thing I’ll share is his psychology about fitness and the necessary mindset for sustained success. At one of his group fitness sessions he said “when you leave here & find yourself in a tempting situation, you’re going to use the mental toughness you get from exercising in here to stay mentally tough out there.” He’s right. Fitness is a state of mind that benefits many other parts of your life. If you’re going to trust anyone with your fitness journey, GoalFigureFitness is it!"

$45

estimated cost

4.9
from 17 reviews
4.9
(17)
  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
"Paul is great!! He goes out of his way to bring you an excellent yoga class! He brings humor, skill, and a genuine care together to make for a wonderful experience! I highly reccomend him!"

$50

estimated cost

5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
"My experience with Agnes has been 100% positive! She does her research (for a health condition I have), gets to know her clients, and designs workouts suited to the individual and their goals. I leave feeling strengthened and energized!"

$65

estimated cost

4.8
from 18 reviews
4.8
(18)
  • 26 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
"David is awesome! He gave me a thorough fitness assessment and then provided an exercise regimen designed specifically to meet my needs -- I wanted bodyweight exercises only, that could be easily done in my basement with the small amount of equipment I have. The beauty part is that the way David recommended me to exercise, I never get overly sore because I don't do a lot of reps of any one exercise, and I never get bored because he gave me a huge selection of exercises for each section of the body. After just a couple weeks I can already feel myself getting stronger, and I think I might be able to sustain this! He also advised me on nutrition. He's a pleasure to work with and he's very affordable! Highly recommended."

$50

estimated cost

5.0
from 15 reviews
5.0
(15)
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
"I have had the pleasure of having Mike (the owner) as my personal trainer for the last 3 weeks. He kicks my ass and pushes me during every session, but also checks in to make sure it's not too far above my capability. Mike also asks how I'm doing outside of the gym and makes sure I'm keeping up with working out/doing cardio on the days I don't see him. He's given me a realistic training meal plan that I can follow. Mike is the second trainer I've hired from Thumbtack (the previous one moved back in May) and I'm so thrilled I chose him to be my new trainer. I've already learned quite a lot in the short amount of time we've worked together and I cannot wait to see what the next few weeks/months bring! Also when I come into the gym, I not only feel welcomed by my trainer, but by the other trainers as well. Such a great gym with awesome trainers to check out!"

$65

estimated cost

4.8
from 12 reviews
4.8
(12)
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
"Kyle went above and beyond what I could've asked for! He took the extra time to go through each workout with me as well as the nutrition plan to make sure I new what I needed to do. He was also available to answer any questions i may have had via text or phone call when questions arise. Thanks again Kyle!"

$65

estimated cost

4.5
from 8 reviews
4.5
(8)
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"I have to rate her 5 stars across the board. She listened to my concerns and modified exercise to accommodate my joint problems all without complaining or being dismissive. I was comfortable and recommend her without reservation!!"

$80

estimated cost

Top Pro
4.9
from 59 reviews
4.9
(59)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
"Ruth is amazing! I am so glad that I hired her to be my personal trainer. She really knows her stuff. It's only been 2 weeks and 2 days since we started and I've already lost 7 lbs. She keeps workouts exciting by constantly introducing new, effective exercises. I felt very comfortable with her from day one. She's very sweet, funny, caring, and understanding. She really cares about her clients and will go out of her way to meet you at a location that is convenient to you. I look forward to my workouts with Ruth and I'm so excited to see my future results. I've worked with one other trainer before and Ruth is 110% better than my previous experience. She's the best!"
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4.9
from 40 reviews
4.9
(40)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 4 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
"Three sessions in and Pete is an excellent trainer. He provides a very positive energy to our workouts and has an exceptional memory as well - he set up my music playlist before I even got in. Two more sets left!"
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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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