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Welcome to Racked Chicago's search for Chicago's hottest trainer. Over the coming weeks, we'll profile eight smoking candidates who work at local gyms and studios. 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.All photos Barry Brecheisen
Our sixth contender in 2013's Hottest Trainer showdown is Sarah Moberg, studio director at The Bar Method's Gold Coast location. She's a lifelong fitness fan who's been skiing since the age of two, so it's no surprise that she wound up with a career as a trainer. But she actually began at the studio as a student. "When I found the Bar Method," she says, "I fell in love and knew this was the workout I wanted to teach."
As a trainer, Sarah says she's neither drill sergeant nor wimp: "I've been described as pleasant, yet authoritative and motivational." She recommends her class for anyone who wants to develop strength and flexibility.