Best Personal Trainers in Durham, NC

Handpicked from 153 vetted & reviewed Wellness and Personal Training services in the Durham area, discover the top 5 elite providers among the selected group of 24 finalists.

Ikaika Personal Fitness

Ikaika Personal Fitness

(48)
Nutritionist
“It is so helpful to have someone guide you and constantly watch and correct your form to work the right muscle groups and so you don't end up with injuries.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
4603 Hillsborough Rd Suite C, Durham, NC
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Empower Personalized Fitness

Empower Personalized Fitness

(49)
Body Composition Testing, Nutrition Services, Physical Therapy
“I absolutely adore training with Judy AND have a great deal of respect for each of the other trainers, nearly all of whom I have also had the opportunity to train with.”
In Business Since 2007
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Average Price Tag
Accepts Cash, Check, All Major Credit Cards
3211 Shannon Rd #105, Durham, NC
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The Method Training

The Method Training

(41)
“I became significantly stronger during my cross-training program and loved the program and trainers that I decided to stay as a client after my marathon was complete.”
In Business Since 2013
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Transparent Fees & Pricing
719 Broad St, Durham, NC
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Prime Athletic Training & Fitness Institute

Prime Athletic Training & Fitness Institute

(48)
“Even as a new member, I felt like I was working out with people that I had known forever and that I had support through each step of my fitness journey.”
In Business Since 2014
3738 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC
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North Durham Fitness- Home of North Durham Crossfit

North Durham Fitness- Home of North Durham Crossfit

(44)
  • Equipment
  • Working Out
  • Life
“Recently I had a medical issue in which my Dr advised me not to workout strenuously, and everyone here has gone above and beyond to accommodate me, but also push me as far as I'm able.”
In Business Since 2020
Transparent Fees & Pricing
124 Latta Rd, Durham, NC
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Best of 2024

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Minimum Overall Score
97 (100)
Minimum Reputation Rank
99.2 Percentile
All of our award winners are based on identifiable facts - reviews, performance, and experience - collected by scientific means. We use this data to assess each business’s essential features, weighting them according to their importance to customers.
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Prominent finalists
Crossfit RTP

Crossfit RTP

(49)
Kids, 1-ON-1 Olympic WL
“I don't consider myself to be a natural-born athlete, but I found myself doing things I never dreamed of, like 20' rope climbs, using only my arms.”
In Business Since 2011
Transparent Fees & Pricing
4909 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC
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Courage Fitness Durham

Courage Fitness Durham

(43)
  • Shape
  • Boot Camp
  • Programming
“I joined the 42 day body transformation challenge (which, by the way- in reference to the previous review, is worth WAY more than 80 bucks per month- not real clear on that reviewer's pricing guidelines, but I'd love to see her gym business plan and ...”
In Business Since 2011
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
410 W Geer St, Durham, NC
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Ready Set Fitness

Ready Set Fitness

(2)
“I returned to work today after an 8-week break and several people were stunned at my "transformation"!”
In Business Since 2011
Coupons & Offers
2945 S Miami Blvd Suite.116, Durham, NC
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Duke Health & Fitness Center

Duke Health & Fitness Center

(38)
Hospital
“I suppose it is different later in the day as members come and go individually, but gathering as we do each morning, there is time to talk with one another, resulting in numerous personal friendships as well as a palpable cameraderie that makes going...”
In Business Since 1999
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Remote Consultations Available
3475 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC
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Fit Lab Studios

Fit Lab Studios

(30)
  • Goals
  • Instructors
  • Skill
“Its just for meatheads, you do complex movements with no instruction, there isn't any science/thought behind the workout plans), but my experience with the program, the people who were members, and the instructors couldn't be further from my initial ...”
In Business Since 2019
Transparent Fees & Pricing
2500 Meridian Pkwy Suite 180, Durham, NC
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Physiqeeus the Gymgod Training LLC

Physiqeeus the Gymgod Training LLC

(28)
  • Needs
  • Meal
  • Feel
“I have always struggled with my weight and being consistent with working out and my diet and for the first few weeks of working out with gym god zeek i didnt do my best but he didnt give up on me and still encouraged me to not give up..”
In Business Since 2016
Transparent Fees & Pricing
127 B Wolfpack Dr, Durham, NC
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The 360 Approach

The 360 Approach

(17)
“Prior to starting with The 360 Approach my body had seemed to plateau out with my former exercise routine, but after working with Chan for only a couple months I have been able to reach a level of weight loss and conditioning.”
In Business Since 2013
404 Hunt St #135, Durham, NC
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Elijahsacra.com

Elijahsacra.com

(3)
Methodology, Capability Statement, Client Profiles
“Data driven decisions and recommendation that approached my needs holistically instead of the “treat the symptom” method so many others in healthcare use today.”
In Business Since 2008
Free Initial Consultation
3319 Chapel Hill Boulevard Service Rd, Durham, NC
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Rapid Results Fitness

Rapid Results Fitness

(6)
Fitness Trainer
“I always left class felling energized, with a good burn and with some kind of new tip on how to safely push my body further than I had before.”
In Business Since 2007
Average Price Tag
Transparent Fees & Pricing
3826 Regent Rd, Durham, NC
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The Choice Performance Center of Durham

The Choice Performance Center of Durham

(4)
“I have been training for marathons and I have incorporated this into my cross-training.”
In Business Since 2018
5107 NC-55 suite 102, Durham, NC
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Wholly Fit

Wholly Fit

(2)
“I must say that I have been around numerous trainers in the past few years and its truly rare to find the perfect mix of knowledge, determination and compassion.”
4608-E Industry Ln, Durham, NC
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Z-Fit Personal Training

Z-Fit Personal Training

5832 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC
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Knuckle Up Boxing Gym & Fitness Center Raleigh

Knuckle Up Boxing Gym & Fitness Center Raleigh

(50)
Boxing Studio, Sports & Fitness Instruction
“As a current competitor you can also see him implement the exact same lessons he teaches you in competition adding immediate legitimacy to the lessons.”
In Business Since 2018
Emergency Services
714 N West St, Raleigh, NC
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Pro10 Rehabilitative Massage & Training

Pro10 Rehabilitative Massage & Training

(15)
Individualized Personal Training, Medical Massage
“David has an excellent working knowledge of anatomy, body mechanics, range of motion, muscle activation etc… I went in for a sports massage which turned out to be his specialty as he's worked with professional athletes.”
In Business Since 2019
805 Mt Vernon Rd, Raleigh, NC
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Archetype Strength

Archetype Strength

(44)
  • Lifestyle
  • Community
  • Fee
“So all in all the gym itself is Ok; however, my review is largely based on the cancelation process, which if you couldn't tell from previous reviews is horrendous.”
In Business Since 2020
Coupons & Offers
Licensed
Transparent Fees & Pricing
6601 Hillsborough St Ste 109, Raleigh, NC
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Crossfit Local

Crossfit Local

(50)
  • Competition
  • Equipment
  • Box
“Chad was extremely professional and they had great equipment that was well taken care of, and a crew even came by to clean after I finished my workout.”
In Business Since 2013
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Emergency Services
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
7401 Rex Rd #106, Chapel Hill, NC
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Expo Life Fitness

Expo Life Fitness

(50)
  • Walking
  • Stretch
  • Personal Training
“I went in as a gym “noob”, but they make sure I know what I'm doing and how to do it correctly and I've never been happier with a decision before!”
In Business Since 2018
Emergency Services
215 Tals Rock Wy Suite 3, Cary, NC
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Active Bodez Personalized Fitness Training

Active Bodez Personalized Fitness Training

(49)
Fitness Trainer, Medical & Health
“The Sports Performance training program has boosted my 8th grade son's confidence with his overall workouts, increased his strength and endurance, elevated his vertical jump and enhanced essential basketball skills that helped him to make his middle ...”
In Business Since 1986
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Serving Durham Area
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Crossfit RDU

Crossfit RDU

(28)
  • Feel
  • Coaches
  • Healthy
“The enthusiasm/coaching from the noon coaches (Steve, Logan, and Pete) combined with the effort of my other noon Cross Fit classmates have really challenged me to go outside my comfort zone, work harder than ever before, embrace the challenging worko...”
In Business Since 2016
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Below Average Price Tag
6808 Davis Cir, Raleigh, NC
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