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Welcome to Racked Chicago's search for Chicago's hottest trainer. Over the coming weeks, we'll profile sixteen smoking candidates who work at local gyms and studios. (Not only do they look hot in spandex, but if you take their classes, you might someday look nearly as good.) Then, once you've gotten to know everyone, we'll host a March Madness-style showdown in which you get to vote for your favorite. Let the games begin!
Michael Wollpert has been teaching group cycling classes for over 15 years. Voted "Top Cycling Instructor" in 2009 by Time Out Chicago, Michael's passion for fitness and cycling translates into challenging, high-intensity classes.
As a personal trainer and USA-T coach, Michael's dedication to fitness goes beyond the bike. Owner of Train Chicago Studios, a private personal training studio, Michael enjoys connecting with his clients, inspiring change in their lives, and promoting health and vitality. As a semi-pro adventure racer, Michael has competed in three 10-day expedition competitions, including the Eco Primal Quest in Utah, Montana, and the Badlands. Michael also competes in pro-cycling and mountain races, including riding the Tour de France in 2009. As Flywheel Sports has just opened in the Gold Coast, Michael has joined the Flywheel Sports Gold Coast family as the Master Instructor.
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