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LA's Hottest Trainers Reveal 16 Secrets to Fitness Success

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While stylish insiders have plenty of fitspiration to offer, we all know that behind every blogger body is a top-notch trainer. Just like last year, we're strolling sweating through memory lane and rounding up some of the wisest words spoken by our Hottest Trainer 2015 contestants.

Whether you're getting long and lean, trailing famous fitness fiends, or hitting ye old-fashioned gym, keep the below 16 tips in mind to ensure the most successful of sweat seshes.

LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #1: Ryan Adams, Mansion Fitness

Positivity is power. "My dad always had the outlet of fitness to decompress and let whatever energy he was dealing with out in a positive way. So, I decided to change up my patterns completely and start being good to my body and mind and see if that could change my outlook. Fitness empowered me and changed my life." Ryan Adams, Mansion Fitness

LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #2: Erica Hood, Body By Simone

Look at your workout as one big perspiration bash. "There's nothing more thrilling to me than leading (and sweating) with a room full of people in the most ultimate dance party." Erica Hood, Body by Simone

[8/11, 11am] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #3: Ricardo Vargas, Barry's Bootcamp

It's okay to go with the flow. "I observe the energy present in each class and surrender to its flow. If it requires me to be a bit more harsh and curse a bit more, then I acquiesce. If the collective energy requires more patience of me, then I am kinder." Ricardo Vargas, Barry's Bootcamp

[8/11, 2pm] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #4: Jenn Glysson, The Changing Room

Let your trainer mix things up. "There is no magic pill or quick fix, sorry! If you are truly ready to change, then get ready to put in the work, eat right, and try to find a trainer or a workout that can provide you with variety so you don't plateau." Jen Glysson, The Changing Room

[8/12, 11am] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #5: Brendon Ayanbadejo, Orangetheory Fitness
Bigger isn't always better. "Fitness starts from the inside out. Anyone can build large muscles and be all show, but if you don't have the conditioning to match then you have some work to do." Brendan Ayanbadejo, Orangetheory Fitness

[8/12, 2pm]  LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #6: Pixie Acia, SoulCycle

Expect to meet your trainer more than halfway. "Your best interest is my best interest, so I'm going to give you everything I've got, and I expect you to give you everything you've got. Bottom line is, we're going to get through it together." Pixie Acia, SoulCycle

[8/13, 11am] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #7: Drake Abshire, Equinox West Hollywood

Don't fear #fitnessinspo. "We all have inner deep reasons to get fit. I try to appeal to those needs so they are moved to make the changes for themselves...Also, who doesn't love looking better naked?" Drake Abshire, Equinox West Hollywood

[8/13, 2pm] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #8: Katrina Valdez, Crunch Sunset

Travel can be a good workout for the soul. "I've been to about 25 different countries, and each trip brings me a new perspective on life each time. I love immersing myself in different cultures and feeling out of my element." Katrina Valdez, Crush Sunset

[8/14, 11am] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #9: Devin Wiggins, Rise Nation

There's no gain without some pain. "Having fun while getting your ass handed to you is the perfect combination of success." Devin Wiggins, Rise Nation

[8/14, 2pm] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #10: Erika Hammond, Prevail

Sweat your way to less stress. "It's totally empowering to know that you can kick some butt. Plus, boxing is an incredible stress reliever!" — Erika Hammond, Prevail Fitness

[8/17, 11am] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #11: Ryan VanDyke, Ultra Body Fitness

A good trainer won't take "no" for an answer. "I find it's usually best to push someone a little more than they let me. However, I'm definitely not a pushover and will fire your ass shall you give me lip and grief!" Ryan VanDyke, Ultra Body Fitness

[8/17, 2pm] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #12: Kamilah Barrett, Cardio Barre

Remember to have fun. "I create motivational scenarios within class to explain the heart of each exercise, but I also like to keep everyone cracking up!" Kamilah Barrett, Cardio Barre

[8/18, 11am] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #13: Victor Self, Flywheel Sports

Get out of your comfort zone. "Sweat with gratitude [and] get comfortable being uncomfortable."— Victor Self, Flywheel

LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #14: Ashley Conrad, Clutch Bodyshop

It's okay to aim for perfection. "I am a total perfectionist; I have mood/design boards for almost everything you can imagine...then [I] realized that every client and person I know that runs a super successful product company is the exact same way." — Ashley Conrad, Clutch Bodyshop

LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #15: Brandon Mills, Cycle House

Embrace the calm and the storm. "There are times where it is the most intense moments of your entire life that require some heavy motivation and strong presence as an instructor, and there are equally moments of pure serenity that allow me to be very calming and quietly reassuring." — Brandon Mills, Cycle House

[8/19, 2pm] LA's Hottest Trainer 2015 Contestant #16: Chelsea Kruse, Exhale Venice

Switch up your sweat soundtrack. "Anything with a good beat gets me excited to sweat. From Ace of Base to Beyoncé to Justin Timberlake. My current summer jam that I can't help but dance to is 'What Are Ü Now' by Diplo, Skrillex, and Justin Bieber." — Chelsea Kruse, Exhale Venice