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Starting Now: Our Search for Chicago's Hottest Trainer

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Last year's New York City winner. Photo by <a href="http://drielys.com">Driely S.</a> for Racked
Last year's New York City winner. Photo by Driely S. for Racked

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Today marks the beginning of our third-annual search for the hottest fitness trainer in Chicago. After sifting through all of the reader submissions and analyzing the nominees, we've narrowed it down to eight hot yoga instructors, spin leaders, drill sergeants, weight trainers, and more.

We'll be rolling out all the contestants over the next two weeks. Each trainer will get their own post, complete with a photo gallery and a short bio. Then, it's time to determine our winner. Starting Thursday, August 21st, we'll be asking you, our readers, to vote in a series of polls in order to crown the ultimate champion. The prize: Shining rays of glory and glittering Internet fame.

Promoting your favorite trainer via social media is key, so if you have a crush, don't be afraid to shout it from the rooftops—or your laptop. All forms of social media are welcome, and the more the better. We'll be Tweeting, Instagramming, and Facebooking with the hashtag #RackedsHottestTrainers, so feel free to follow along.

Of course, comments are encouraged, but anything mean-spirited or offensive will be removed. In addition to being pretty damn sexy, our trainers are all really great people. Without any further ado, let the games begin!
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