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4.9
from 8 reviews
4.9
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GREAT VALUE
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Kendra as she helped me reach my fitness goals. She has a love for fitness and nutrition that is highly contagious and I found her style of personal training to be refreshing. She leads by example and is a true testament to the results a person can achieve by living a healthy lifestyle. I strongly recommend Kendra to anyone wanting to make and maintain fitness changes within their life."

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5.0
from 1 review
5.0
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  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"We are a full service gym. We provide individual coaching, group fitness classes along with Nutritional Consulting. This is our passion, and it flows into every client/member we have! Your results are what matter to us!"

$50

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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
GREAT VALUE
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Mr. Coder has helped me tremendously. I am 57 yrs old and my back pain was unbearable. I've tried chiropractic therapy massages , exercises off and on. The program he has put me on is wonderful!! I don't hurt like I use to. I highly recommend Mr.Coder he is very thourough and explains everything to you. When your appointment is done you walk away with a full understanding how and why Perfect Postures work."

$75

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4.9
from 19 reviews
4.9
(19)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
"Sue is one of the most passionate people I have ever met regarding fitness. She has a great way of keeping me motivated to stay on track. Her training studio is beautiful as well! "
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5.0
from 3 reviews
5.0
(3)
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"Mike was fantastic. Did multiple lessons with my teenage son and saw great results. His lessons helped bring my son to new levels in his play while keeping the experience both fun and exciting. Something which isn't an easy with a teen. Super professional too. Highly recommend."
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5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"We hired Ashley to instruct a group of 8 of us as part of a a bachelorette weekend. Ashley led us in a session on the beach at sunset! a. Booking - She was responsive and flexible during the booking process. Our group is not from the area and Ashley was so helpful in choosing a PERFECT beach for the lesson. b. The session - We had a mix of experience in the group. Ashley did a great job of catering to the range, and offering modifications for those who were newbies or more advanced. We were all impressed with her professionalism and overall great attitude! c. Overall, we loved Ashley and thought she was the perfect woman for the job! If we are ever up in the area again we'd definitely consider another class with her."
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5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
  • 1 year in business
"Doug is one of the most encouraging and experienced coaches around. He is focused on helping me achieve my goals and makes every session challenging (& somehow fun). I've noticed my fitness has improved greatly in just a few short months, specifically my ability to lift progressively heavier weights with good form & push myself harder throughout each session. I actually look forward to my workouts each week. He is extremely reliable & punctual – always set up & ready to start training ahead of time, with an exercise routine planned. I noticed a positive change in my appearance. I am happy and now more confident with myself. I highly recommend Doug and Fit by Fire Coaching to anyone looking for quality personal training."
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5.0
from 9 reviews
5.0
(9)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
"I came to Diane having never exercised regularly. She took the time to evaluate my physical condition and to plan training sessions which gradually taught me how to exercise and train in a safe, healthy environment. She is totally non-judgemental but encourages me to reach my potential. She is always upbeat and helpful. Her knowledge of muscles and injury to them is phenomenal. I would recommend her without reservation."
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 4 years in business
"Everytime I work with Fitgeek Fitness I learn more about my health and body!! Very uplifting and professional!!"
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5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"I am just stating my training with Mariann and I'm very excited about continuing to move forward. I am learning a lot of new exercises and most importantly, how to do them correctly. Mariann is very knowledgeable and pleasant. She comes to my house once a week, but I am now much more motivated to workout on my own."
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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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