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Round One of Our Hottest Trainer Competition Starts Now

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Photos by Elizabeth Daniels

A little over a month ago, we asked for your help to find Los Angeles' hottest trainer. From there, our panel of experts combed through tons of sweaty photos to select 16 sizzling contestants. Now, it's time to begin the voting process. Here's how it works: We've separated the competitors into two groups of men and two groups of women for Round 1, which starts now. Next week, the winners from each group will compete against each other in Round 2. Then, we'll have the final face-off and crown one of them the Hottest Trainer in LA. As promised, this will be a March Madness-style showdown, so we'll be keeping track of results in our official bracket below the poll.

Let's begin with four of the guys. First up, we have Maurizio Pelone of AuraCycle, Quincy Burgers of Crunch, Tomek Kosalka of Equinox and Seth Gee of Flywheel. In the gallery above you'll see a photo of each trainer, along with a link to their profile. After you've sufficiently stared at their muscles, head to the poll after the jump (Note: Each poll will close 24 hours after it's published).

UPDATE: The poll is now closed.

Poll results

· All Hottest Trainer 2013 Coverage [Racked]