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MEET OUR SANTA MONICA & WEST HOLLYWOOD PERSONAL TRAINERS
CHRIS HITCHKO, CSCS
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.
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.”
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.”
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!"
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! "
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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.”
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."
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.”