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Paul Rogus - Personal Training
Paul R.
(4 reviews)
I can remember the first time Paul asked me if I needed a workout partner. It was 8 years ago, we both were Juniors in highschool and in need of motivation. I was a scrawny 5ft. 10in. 145lb teenager in need of some muscle and Paul was the man to help me put it on. From day one I could tell this kid had a drive like no other, a drive that said I will not let anything stand in my way. He has seen me through it all, the struggles and triumphs, but he never let me lose sight of my goal and how far we have come since day one. I can honestly tell you that if it weren’t for Paul, I would still be that scrawny 145lb kid in a 25 year old body. Because of Paul’s motivation and commitment to my fitness goals, today I am a 215lb athlete and not only do I owe every pound of muscle to him,but every ounce of confidence I have gained along the way.

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Jennifer McGilvray Bonner - Personal Training
Jennifer M.

I understand the power of feeling good in your own skin. It can make a dramatic difference in your everyday life, and in your relationships with friends, family and at work. I want to help my clients achieve that same feeling through positive coaching and motivation. I love to incorporate strategic exercises such as circuit and strength training, plyometrics, flexibility challenges and joint stabilization techniques to achieve long lasting results. I will start with customizing an exercise program tailored to your unique goals and challenges, and educate you on making positive choices that you can use beyond the gym floor. We will be in this fitness journey together! And I promise you will have fun, laugh and see a difference physically and mentally. It all starts with just one step!


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Annika Michaels - Personal Training
Annika M.

Annika currently works as a Physical Therapist in the North Center neighborhood of Chicago. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Hartford in Connecticut, where she played Division I soccer.

Prior to moving to Chicago, Annika ran a fitness studio with her family in her hometown of Portland, Maine. There, she found her passion for functional fitness and holistic health and wellness. Since moving to the Windy City, she has provided in-home personal training services to clients throughout the northern Chicagoland area.

In both her roles as Physical Therapist and Personal Trainer, Annika is committed to empowering her clients to live well in all aspects of their lives. She balances her comprehensive, integrative approach with gentle guidance, education and a sense of humor.


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Laura Brown - Personal Training
Laura B.

I have a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Health from Miami University of Ohio and a Masters of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology from Michigan State University. I have over 10 years of experience training clients of all ages and abilities. Additionally, I am a Registered Dietitian with extensive experience working in the community and clinical setting. I strongly believe in the power of a balanced, whole food diet and regular physical activity. My sessions are organized, to the point, and tailored to your specific goals. Train with me and I promise you will see results!


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Maggie Priore - Personal Training
Maggie P.
(1 reviews)
Maggie was great! She worked on everything. She was very professional and sweet. I’m glad she was my trainer.

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April Gatlin - Personal Training
April G.
(5 reviews)
April has proven herself over and over again not only through my personal success of nearly 40 lbs. lost and a 10% decrease in body fat in only five and a half short months, but she does it the safest and healthiest way possible with a lifestyle of healthy eating and exercise for each of her classes and clients. I've never felt so strong, so beautiful, and so confident in myself that it's almost as if I've been born again. Thank you April Gatlin for believing in me and being my rock and my motivator through this journey. I couldn't have done it without you. One thing that everyone needs to keep in mind while chasing your dreams and reaching your goals, as long as you want it as bad as she wants it for you, then you will succeed!

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Bria Santiago - Personal Training
Bria S.
(6 reviews)
I met Bria at a networking event and began training with her shortly after. I am 3 months postpartum and was super anxious to jump back into fitness. Bria really took her time to assess my current situation and made sure we corrected certain movements before we jumped into more challenging exercises. I appreciate that she specializes in prenatal and postpartum fitness because she definitely provided me with loads of info!

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Amie Simmons - Personal Training
Amie S.

Hi my name is Amie! I have been working in the Fitness Industry for the last 9 years and I have loved every second of it. I am all about having fun and helping others reach their goals. Heath and wellness has been such a passion of mine and I love having the opportunity to help others figure out what drives and motivates them. I have a varied clientele and my coaching style also varies from client to client, its all based on what YOU want and need :) I have a strong educational science background as well as extensive group fitness experience which makes me a very flexible trainer


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Ross Read - Personal Training
Ross R.

Health and fitness is a way of life. I want you to reach your goals, have a healthy outlook on the future and have fun doing it. I make sure there is a step by step program built for you designed on muscular endurance, high intensity and core strength and stability.

Every person and their goals are different. It's my job to not push what I do personally or what works for others. It's my job to find what works for you and help you get better in areas you are lacking.


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Common questions about personal training

How much does a personal trainer cost in Chicago?

Personal trainers in Chicago start at $49 per session. Nationwide, personal trainers cost between $49-$164 per session. 

What impacts the cost of working with a Personal Trainer inChicago ?

Session Location: Surprisingly, session costs are lower when the personal trainer travels to the client&rs... Show More

How do I find a personal trainer in Chicago ?

Here is all you need to know to find the right personal trainer in Chicago ! 

Certifications and Expertise: Most people in Chicago choose personal training when they want to lose weight, be healthier, get stronger, or feel better. Your personal trainer must have an excellent understanding of human anatomy, physiology,... Show More

Who is personal training for?

Personal training is for just about EVERYONE! Here are the most common:

Beginners: Whether you are a total beginner or it’s been a while since you laced up the sneakers, working with a personal trainer is the best way to get a personalized workout plan, stay motivated and get results - all while staying safe! &n... Show More

What is In-Home Personal Training?

In-home personal training means that the trainer will travel to you - at home, in your building gym, at work or a local park. Work out on your terms, where you are the most comfortable. Here are some of the benefits of in-home personal training:

You Choose the Environment: In-home personal training is designed to allow you... Show More

Is a personal trainer worth it?

Deciding if hiring a personal trainer is ''worth it'' comes down to these four factors: 

Results: Working with a skilled personal trainer is the fastest way to achieve results. Period. Your personal trainer will assess your current level, create customized training plans, choreograph every moment of the workout to ens... Show More

How do I become a personal trainer in Chicago ?

Here’s how to becoming a great personal trainer in Chicago! 

Certification: The best personal training certification programs require a personal trainer to complete courses in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, and exercise science. All trainers on Fyt are certified via an NCCA accredited organization which comply... Show More

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