As our search for New York City's hottest trainer speeds up, we're moving to two profiles a day. 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!Photos by Driely S
"Vegans can lift too!" is the motto of Crunch trainer Anja Koschak, who works out of the Union Square location. She doesn't eat animal products, but when it comes to exercise, she's an omnivore: Her fitness background includes competitive gymnastics, three kinds of dance, yoga, and boxing, and she's certified in TRX and Kettlebell training.
In her spare time, Anja maintains a Tumblr full of fitness tips and competes in NPC bodybuilding competitions, in the bikini category. Not intimidated enough yet? The woman also speaks four languages. She can correct your form in English, Dutch, German, and Spanish.
· I Am All Up Anja [Tumblr]
· Crunch [Official Site]