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Top 10 personal trainers in Knoxville, TN

Students agree: these Knoxville personal trainers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Braden Hicks

Braden Hicks

4.8(4)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
Christian H. says, "I had a great experience working with Braden. He is very knowledgeable and truly cares about your personal success. Highly recommend Braden if you’re looking to get to the next level of performance." Read more
PhewZell

PhewZell

5.0Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
44 hires on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
Ciara M. says, "Great coaching and outstanding trainer Would recommend him to anyone. My boys enjoys going to him. He's very understanding and takes his time with them" Read more
No Chance Development

No Chance Development

New on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
Hi, I'm Zane Chavez and I live in Knoxville, TN. I played in the Orioles and Pirates organizations, Nicaragua, Netherlands, and Australia. I started developing ball players after my 10 year pro career. We have since started travel teams in different age groups and developmental programs. No Chance Development (programs) & No Chance Baseball (teams). Facebook: No Chance Development (programs, tips, drills) No Chance Baseball (travel teams) Instagram: @NoChanceDevelopment (programs, tips, drills) @NoChanceBaseball (travel teams)...
The Forge

The Forge

5.0Exceptional(16)
2 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
Sean M. says, "Mike is an AMAZING coach. I have been an endurance athlete most of my life across various sports and have seen many doctors, physical therapists, running coaches, cycling coaches, strength coaches, and other specialists over the past 25 years. Mike is absolutely the best. He is easy-going and personable, and he has a gift for knowing what exercises, intensity, and frequency are needed to get results. I could tell after just one session that Mike knew his stuff and would be able to help me reach my potential. Thank you Coach Mike!" Read more
Person2Person Total Health

Person2Person Total Health

New on Lessons
16+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
Over 25 years of coaching experience in all major cities and some overseas. Strength and Conditioning Coach Worked with Jr High , High School,D1-D3 and Professional Athletes… I concentrate on the individual athlete and what he or she needs to accomplish their goals…. Referrals if need.
Hip The Hoopla

Hip The Hoopla

New on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
I teach with positivity, motivation and encouragement. Hoop dance is a metaphor life. All the lessons from the circle translate into skills you can learn. I love that moment when someone finally gets that challenging move. That look of utter glee.
Core Training Performance Basketball

Core Training Performance Basketball

New on Lessons
Offers online services
10+ years in business
Serves Knoxville, TN
Helping see the next generation grow and flourish. Professional Teams: Chooks to Go 3x3 Pro league – Kabankalan City Same Energy 3x3 (Melmac cup one and two): 2019 Chooks to Go 3x3 Pro league – Gold’s Thunder Taguig (Magiting Cup): 2019 Bukit Ladang Cup (Champions) – YTE Basketball (Brunei): 2018 University of Guam: Guam Basketball Challenge, TMBL and GMCBL: 2017 Basketball Awards and Achievements received: Chooks to Go 3x3 Pro League – Kabankalan City Same Energy Melmac cup one 3rd place: 2019 Sultan Cup Champions– YTE Basketball: 2018 Bukit Ladang Cup Champions– YTE Basketball: 2018 Undefeated 30-0 in Guam basketball conferences:

Your Personal Training questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much does a personal trainer cost near me?

A personal trainer costs $40 to $70 per hour on average or $250 to $400 per month for two sessions per week. Prices depend on the session length, location, trainer's experience, and if you buy a monthly package or book individual sessions.

Personal training rates at popular gyms are $50 to $110 per session, with most sessions lasting one hour. Many gyms offer a free initial fitness assessment with a certified personal trainer.

Is hiring a personal trainer worth it?

Hiring a personal trainer can be worth it if you need accountability, are having difficulty achieving your fitness goals on your own, or are returning to a fitness routine after an injury. A personal trainer can help you set realistic expectations, design a custom fitness plan, measure your progress, and boost your motivation.

A personal trainer can suggest activities that work best for your body and your schedule to maximize your results with the time and equipment available to you. Trainers also provide critical guidance for proper exercise form and movement, reducing your risk of injury.

Can you pay for a personal trainer with insurance or an HSA?

Health insurance typically does not cover the cost of a personal trainer, and you can only pay for a personal trainer with your Health Savings Account (HSA) if your physician or nurse practitioner prescribes an exercise regimen.

Your doctor must write a letter of medical necessity (LMN) confirming the personal training sessions are intended to treat or prevent a medical condition, and you must provide a copy to the IRS when filing your taxes.

How often should you see a personal trainer?

You should meet with your personal trainer 1 to 3 times per week, depending on your current fitness level and experience, short-term and long-term goals, and how often you're able to train solo during the week. Most trainers recommend beginning with 2 to 3 sessions per week for at least six weeks to establish a routine.

  • If you're on a budget and can only meet with your personal trainer once per week, you'll need to train on your own at least one to three times per week to make progress toward your fitness goals.
  • Consider seeing your personal trainer up to 4 times per week to work on short-term goals, like dropping a dress size before a wedding or training for a sports competition.

What does a personal trainer do?

A personal trainer starts by evaluating your current fitness level, strengths and weaknesses, and skills, then develops a customized exercise plan to help you meet your goals. The trainer works one-on-one with you to monitor your progress and provide guidance and encouragement.

A trainer will ensure you're working each muscle group correctly and at the right frequency, and that you're using proper form for each exercise to avoid injury.

How do I find the best personal trainer near me?

For the best results, aim to build a long-term relationship with your personal trainer to help you get in shape, stay in shape, and achieve your fitness goals. Follow these tips to find the best personal trainer for you:

  • Look for an NCSA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) or Certified Performance and Sports Scientist (CPSS).
  • If you have specific goals, such as bodybuilding or running a marathon, select a trainer with experience in that area.
  • Read their reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Meet with the trainer to discuss your goals, workout preferences, and any health conditions.
  • Ask them how the exercises will change and progress over time. Be wary of trainers who offer only vague answers, as this may indicate a lack of experience.
  • Confirm the personal trainer has liability insurance and training in CPR and first aid.

What questions should I ask personal trainers before hiring?

Ask these questions to ensure you choose a personal trainer with the right experience and skills:

  • How long have you been a personal trainer?
  • Which certifications do you have?
  • What is your fitness specialty?
  • What is your teaching style?
  • How do you assess a new client?
  • What experience do you have working with clients at my fitness level?
  • Do you have any client photos or video testimonials?
  • What does your program include?
  • What results should I expect to see?
  • How long will it take to reach my fitness goals?
  • How do you track fitness goals and progress?
  • How will the exercises change over time?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • Are you trained in CPR and first aid?

Reviews for Knoxville personal trainers

Recent success stories from people in the Knoxville area.
Heath M.
Braden is a true professional. He covers a wide range of services including training, nutrition, and more. 100% recommend him to anyone looking to improve their health, appearance, and overall lifestyle.
Braden Hicks
Allen S.
Terrance is very knowledgeable. You have to love a Trainer or Coach who practices what they preach. Our 11th grade FB Player loves working with him. He is a positive influence and motivator.
PhewZell
Zack S.
Mike is a fantastic coach. He knows his stuff and he knows how to get results. He is really good at seeing where you are currently and taking you from there to where you want to be. I am not the person that enjoys going to the gym but with Mike I genuinely had a lot of fun working out and I can definitely feel it working. I'd highly recommend working with Mike to anyone that wants to achieve their fitness goals, especially if they struggle with enjoying the gym.
The Forge
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