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Top 10 Personal Trainers near Liberty, MO

4.9
from 11 reviews
4.9
(11)
GREAT VALUE
  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
"We will start next week. Initially I liked is professionalism and listening to what I requesting from a Personal Trainer."

$50

estimated cost

5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 1 year in business
"Fantastic value. Bree is knowledge in nutrition as well as fitness. I found her to be extremely genuine and incredibly passionate, she makes the workout exciting while kicking your butt into gear. I've struggled finding the right connection with a trainer for years but there was no struggle with Fausnaughty Fit just gains."

$60

estimated cost

5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 5 years in business
"I've found Josh to be an excellent trainer who has helped me reach my fat loss and muscle gain goals through a combination of effective workouts and a nutrition plan I can easily follow. Josh is always available to answer questions or provide additional guidance and his willingness to share his expertise has helped me better understand a lot of concepts in fitness."

$99

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 31 reviews
5.0
(31)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
"I am the type of person who hasn't ever really worked out. Sure I would walk on a treadmill or get waves of energy to do something here and there. This time, I decided I would need the help of a personal trainer to keep me focused, on task, and push me when I feel like I can't go further. Josh has gone beyond my expectations. I am not going to sit here and say that it is easy. He pushes you but does it with enough ease that you are not scared to come back. Your muscles will be in shock after the non-stop cardio but in the end, your body and mind will thank you. After all, that's why you are looking for a trainer right? It's not suppose to be easy. A trainer is there to give you the results you have always wanted. Josh accomplishes that with flying colors."
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Top Pro
4.9
from 10 reviews
4.9
(10)
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"Steven is the best trainer I have ever had! He really cares about his clients and his program is super fun!"
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5.0
from 13 reviews
5.0
(13)
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"I, Mathilde Johnson, had the pleasure to be trained by Michael Murphy, a little while back at the Ymca. He is an excellent personal trainer, and pushes you to be your best. I highly recommend him!.!"
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5.0
from 9 reviews
5.0
(9)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
"Dhruv is an excellent personal trainer. He is quickly able to assess the needs of a client and understands the clients strengths and limitations. He customizes his workouts based on the client's needs and abilities. He is friendly and personable, and very knowledgeable - he can talk sports and politics/current affairs with the best of them and make you forget the pain of the workout. At the same time he is also a taskmaster, in a "good cop bad cop" sense. He keeps the client motivated, but is also focused on pushing the client hard enough to coax him out of his comfort zone. Working out with Dhruv is almost a guarantee to get good results. I would highly recommend his services."
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 4 years in business
"I loved having Mattie as my trainer, I would totally recommend her."
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
"Alan provides training specific to what is needed for my athlete. He is focused on getting her where she needs to be, explains thoroughly the goals that she needs to work towards while ensuring that she fully understands his expectations. My athlete feels comfortable asking questions and is confident that he will answer without judgement and provide and direct her in the right direction based on her needs."
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
"Shari is very help full an understanding of my limited knowledge of dance. I would recommend her to anyone I know looking the learn some dance steps."
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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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