IF YOU SHOW UP, WE WILL BUILD IT
MEET OUR SANTA MONICA & WEST HOLLYWOOD PERSONAL TRAINERS

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CHRIS HITCHKO, CSCS
OWNER

Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from University of Chico State, graduated over 700 students while teaching at the National Personal Training Institute.  You'll learn in depth anatomy, physiology, and nutrition.  Author of How To Become A Successful Personal Trainer,  The Vulgar Truth Diet: Fat Loss, co-owner of fitness app, ToneUp, built by and for personal trainers.

ADRIANO PEREZ
MANAGER

Certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and student of Brazilian martial arts Jiu-Jitsu and Capoeira. Adriano have been helping clients achieve their goals with proper programming, training athletes to enhance performance in tournaments, improving mental health and mood with life coach skills. Quote from Chris: “I’ve met very few trainers with the capacity that Adriano has. His work ethnic is unmatched, cerebralness uncanny, and his ability to help those who are having a difficult time is unselfish. He’s one of the few trainers who I know that still trains clients for free (SPECIAL SITUATIONS). Santa Monica wouldn’t be where we are today without him.”

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BRET LUSIS
TRAINER

Best personal trainer in Santa Monica NPTI class of 2015, NASM certified, and former University of Arizona ice hockey player. Well versed in all aspects of personal training, Bret can develop workout programs to help maximize fat loss, improve balance, and overall health. 
QUOTE FROM CHRIS: “Bret is one of the most optimistic, encouraging trainers I’ve ever taught. You’re going to achieve your goals, and be motivated to work harder.”

 

 
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Chandler Mikos
TRAINER

Chandler finished her internship in 2016. She's trained over 100 people tallying up over 1,000 training hours while training at LA Fitness.  Born and raised in Chicago, Chandler is currently studying Precision Nutrition.    
QUOTE FROM CHRIS: “I've taught a lot of female students who stick to only training women.  Not Chandler; she can train anybody.  If you're looking to build your glutes, Chandler is your girl.  If you want to increase your Bench, Chandler.  If you want to conquer the Pull-Up, Chandler!  Chandler is a top tier personal trainer!"  

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MIKE FOSTER
TRAINER

Mike finished his internship in the beginning of 2017.  He's trained over 1,000 hours. A lot of his clients focus on fat loss, pain management, athletic development, and a better overall quality of movement.  He is NASM certified. 

QUOTE FROM CHRIS: “There hasn't been a student who caught on faster than Mike.  He'd constantly be reading articles from Dr. John Rusin and Bret Contreras to optimize his learning experience.  Mike is a one of a kind personal trainer! "  

THAT IMAGE ABOVE COULD BE YOU!

Want to train at SHOW UP FITNESS?  Enroll in our 4-month internship to be eligible to make personal training a career!  

THOMAS VO
TRAINER

Best personal trainer in Santa Monica NPTI class of 2014, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NPTI Graduate, Nutritional Consultant/ToneUp, and over ten years of experience in MMA. Thomas excels at helping clients achieve fatloss, gain muscle, and improve athletic performance and health. 
QUOTE FROM CHRIS: “Clients truly love Tom. He builds connections with clients that motivates them to push past their comfort zone. Both his work ethnic and smile are contagious.”

 
 
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JIMMY DABNEY
TRAINER

Jimmy has our most experience with sport specific training as he's currently training junior Olympic swimmers via Team Santa Monica.  He swam D1 at the University of Tennessee and has a master's in Psychology.  

QUOTE FROM CHRIS: “Jimmy and I serendipitously lived in the same apartment complex in Santa Monica.  He has been able to slightly change careers from a swim coach to a strength coach.  I've worked with a lot of strength coaches, and already Jimmy is already making a SPLASH as an elite.  I'm excited to see him grow."  

GILBERT AGUIRRE
TRAINER, DUBLIN CA

Best personal trainer in Dublin NPTI class of 2013, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NPTI Graduate – trained over 500 hours, Nutritional Consultatant/ToneUp, Qualified TRX Instructor, Specialties: MMA training, high intense circuit style training, fat loss, and bootycamps.
QUOTE FROM CHRIS: “In groups he’s shy, but 1-1, Gil is truly unmatched. He’s constantly learning new training styles, and bettering himself so his clients can succeed. Great trainer; cerebral as they come.” 

PERSONAL TRAINING IN SANTA MONICA, WEST HOLLYWOOD & DUBLIN CA

Are you looking to get into amazing shape or LA's best personal training school?  Show UP Fitness is your best choice.  All Show Up Fitness personal trainers have graduated a twelve-month personal training school at the Show Up Personal Training Academy in West Hollywood and are well versed in: anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, bio-mechanics, and nutrition. At Show Up Fitness, you’ll work with educated, fun, and experienced personal trainers who'll tailor a program specifically for you. If you're looking for the BEST PERSONAL TRAINER'S IN SANTA MONICA OR WEST HOLLYWOOD, you come to the right gym, now it's your time to SHOW UP!   

Show Up Personal Training Academy prepares you to become the best personal trainer.  Unlike most personal trainers who go online and take a simple exam, Chris will teach you how to become a successful personal trainer.  You'll be able to intern at his gym in West Hollywood and get real life experience training.  Whether if you want to take the NASM, ACSM, NSCA, or CSCS, Chris can teach you how to pass them all in this 4-month personal training course.  

Each prospective client receives a one-hour complimentary personal training assessment. We learn about YOUR goals, YOUR body, and create a realistic time frame for YOUR transformation. We help remove obstacles and achieve fat loss by tackling the seven components of wellness: S.P.I.N.E. (Stress, Sleep, Sex, Psychology, Injuries, Nutrition and Exercise). Transformation isn’t about going through the motions, at Show Up Fitness, transformation demands teaching first, and training second. At our facilities, you will not only achieve your goals but you will gain an education that will last a lifetime.**

**1-ON-1 60-MIN
PRIVATE, PERSONAL
TRAINING SESSIONS

Pricing depends on the experience of the trainer and commitment–the more you invest in, the greater the discount. Our goal is to help you understand why your goals have yet to be achieved by fixing your S.P.I.N.E.. If you Show Up, Win The Week, and implement what has proven to work, together, we will help you achieve your goals. 
Cost: $80-200/ session

1-ON-1 60-MIN
TRAINERS IN TRAINING (TNT) 60-MIN SESSIONS

**Trainers In Training is the cheapest and most reasonable personal training in West Hollywood & Santa Monica.  TNT allows clients to work with a student who is currently enrolled at the Show Up Academy (only in Santa Monica / West Hollywood, NOT Dublin.) These trainers are looking to gain experience and in Chris' opinion, are better than most CERTIFIED personal trainers. Closely monitored by Chris, TNT can help you reach your goals. Hours are limited so email fill-out our form to schedule an appointment today. 
Cost: $50-75/session

 
 NUTRITIONAL CONSULTING WITH TONEUP 60-MIN SESSION   Developed by the owner, ToneUp is a nutritional consulting assessment where your nutrition goals will be analyzed. How many calories should you eat to loose fat? Gain muscle? What about on a workout day?Every person is different. Let ToneUp help lead the way by calculating your BMR, calories to consume on workout days and non-workout days, how much protein to eat and the realities of meeting your goal. The trainer will decipher the information and give suggestions on better food choices. We will help you fix the N portion of the S.P.I.N.E. to maximize your fat loss!      Cost: $150 per consult

NUTRITIONAL CONSULTING WITH TONEUP
60-MIN SESSION

Developed by the owner, ToneUp is a nutritional consulting assessment where your nutrition goals will be analyzed. How many calories should you eat to loose fat? Gain muscle? What about on a workout day?Every person is different. Let ToneUp help lead the way by calculating your BMR, calories to consume on workout days and non-workout days, how much protein to eat and the realities of meeting your goal. The trainer will decipher the information and give suggestions on better food choices. We will help you fix the N portion of the S.P.I.N.E. to maximize your fat loss!  
Cost: $150 per consult

 BODYBUILDING PREPARATION   Have you ever wanted to be on stage and compete with the best, but not sure how to do it? Show Up Fitness will help you prep for a NPC Bikini, figure, or physique competition.  Bodybuilding isn’t all the fame and glory that magazines and social media make it out to be. It’s a grueling process. Chris will personally design your workouts and tailor a diet plan that suits your body. Implementing the S.P.I.N.E. helps competitors prep in a safe and proper way with 12-20 week programs available. Weekly progress reports will be given at the weekly check-ins. Stop on by today and join team Show Up!      Cost $799 12-week prep (training not included.)

BODYBUILDING
PREPARATION

Have you ever wanted to be on stage and compete with the best, but not sure how to do it? Show Up Fitness will help you prep for a NPC Bikini, figure, or physique competition.  Bodybuilding isn’t all the fame and glory that magazines and social media make it out to be. It’s a grueling process. Chris will personally design your workouts and tailor a diet plan that suits your body. Implementing the S.P.I.N.E. helps competitors prep in a safe and proper way with 12-20 week programs available. Weekly progress reports will be given at the weekly check-ins. Stop on by today and join team Show Up! 
Cost $799 12-week prep (training not included.)

 

CLIENT OF THE MONTH

Our clients are the best! When they show up, we show them the rewards – be it weight loss, transformation, education or honoring them with the title of Client of the Month. It's all about showing up and committing to the task at hand. We're proud of the people we work with – as we inspire them, they continue to inspire us.**

 
 
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Client of the Month zach

Zach has been kicking major butt while training with Thomas in Santa Monica. If you're looking for results, fill-out our online form and schedule in your sessions today.  

** DISCLAIMER: RESULTS MAY VARY FROM PERSON TO PERSON