We received over 5,000 votes and the results are in. Did your favorite personal trainer land in the top 5 this year?

Do you think getting in shape is hard? Imagine being the person in charge of motivating you to get in shape. Putting their knowledge of the human body to work so we can meet our fitness goals is not easy. With that being said, you can vote for that person that whips you into shape below. But first, please check out the rules of this poll.

  • Only one per person / per day.
  • The use of IP Changers, buying votes from third parties, or any other attempt at gaming the system WILL be detected and will likely result in the contestant being pulled from the poll.
  • Only votes from the Midwest will be counted.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Voting will end at 4 am on Wednesday.  A third-party voting system will run an audit to remove fraudulent votes.  Results will be published by 6 am.

5 Favorite Personal Trainers in Southwest Michigan - 2023

#5. Hannah Stevens at Burn Boot Camp Battle Creek: 10.64% of the vote.

#4. Jackie Tighe at Fit Body Bootcamp in Portage: 13.62% of the vote.

#3. Ray Yager at Burn Boot Camp Battle Creek in Battle Creek: 13.88% of the vote.

#2. Deanna York at Holmes Fitness in Battle Creek: 14.84% of the vote.

#1. Sam Schlatter at Burn Boot Camp in Portage: 15.15% of the vote.

See the full poll results below.

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Nomination Period: January 4th - January 17th, 2023.

Voting Period: Tuesday, January 17th through Wednesday, February 1st at 4 AM.

Results: Following a full poll audit, the results will be posted by 6 AM on February 1st.

Here are your 5 favorite personal trainers in Southwest Michigan for last year.

#5. Ray Yager at Burn Bootcamp in Battle Creek with 9.94% of the vote.

Ray finished just outside the top 20 last year.  But this year he grabbed nearly 10% of the vote to land in the top 5.

#4. Shawn Knash at Fit Body Boot Camp in Portage with 12.50% of the vote.

Shawn wasn't one of the nominees in the 2021 poll.  That didn't stand in his way this year as he lands the #4 spot.

#3. Lexie Rydleski at Anytime Fitness in Portage with 13.02% of the vote.

Lexie drops from #1 last year to #3 this year.  Still, a very strong showing.

#2. Billy Conklin at Bronson Athletic Center in Oshtemo with 14.75% of the vote.

Billy wasn't nominated in last year's poll.  This year he came out of nowhere to nab #2.

#1. Cordell Holmes at Holmes Fitness in Battle Creek with 15.30% of the vote.

Cordell came in at a very respectable #6 in 2021.  He killed the game this year grabbing the top spot. Congrats Cordell Holmes.


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