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  • 4 years in business
"Coach Jess helped me do the impossible: I quit eating desserts and drinking sodas!! Sugar is my VICE and is truly an addiction in my life. Jess guided me when I was hesitant to commit and gave me the push I needed to make this healthy lifestyle change. She also coached me into cooking more meals at home and eating healthier overall. Having Coach Jess hold me accountable made me make better food choices and strengthened my resolve to stay off sugar. Her daily check-ins were a great reminder to keep working toward my goals and it felt great having her on my side to coach me through rough spots and share in my milestone celebrations. Jess showed me how to successfully change my habits using a holistic approach that included self-reflection. I gotta admit I thought that would feel hokey but IT WORKED!! I am back to my high school weight and I am a 39 year old mother of a one year old baby. "
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"Angi has been my friend for many years, but a couple of months ago she became my coach! She took me from zero physical fitness to successfully completing 3 rounds of the 21 Day Challenge where she helped me lose nearly 40 pounds!! Angi was always there motivating me and pushing me when I needed it! The Challenge Groups are amazing for holding you accountable and keeping you focused! Angi is now coaching me through Insanity Max 30!! She has completely transformed the way I approach nutrition and thanks to her guidance and encouragement I have a new found love for physical fitness! "
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  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Marques is the best personal trainer I have ever worked with. He is dedicated to his clients and always makes the workouts challenging but fun . I have lost 5 inches around my waist and inches all over my body . He is AMAZING and has so much experience being a master trainer and is continually achieving more certificates and is so up on the latest in workouts and diets. I highly recomend Marques to anyone thinking of a personal trainer and he is affordable."
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"I take a more hands on approach, give my customers first hand knowledge n experience, I give my clients 3 Demintions of service."
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  • 2 years in business
"I have over 50 completed jobs with happy customers on another platform me and come to provide the best service and more"
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"A combination of fitness, dance, nutrition and massage.... Happy and Healthy.... Changing Lives... One Pound at a Time."
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  • 3 years in business
"We offer traditional training techniques blended with improvised variations, using the contour of your property and amenities of your home to complete your fitness goals."
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"I teach people functional movements using the traditions of kettlebells. This helps people lose weight, build muscle and tailor specific goals in mind. I also screen clients for functional mobility based in a series of exams. Lastly, I offer private lessons on Brazilian jiu-jitsu, as I have a brown belt in the art."

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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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