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20715 Centre Pointe Pkwy b, Santa Clarita, CA +1 661-513-6266 careers own a hardcore fitness

About us

What is Hardcore Fitness?

Hardcore Fitness is more than just a gym.

We are a supportive and motivational community that welcomes all new members with open arms. Whether you are an athlete looking to step up your game or someone who has never stepped foot in a gym, you’ll feel at home and be pushed to your personal best in each class. The energy of the classes paired with the top-of- the-line sound system as well as motivation and experience of the trainer on the mic make for a workout experience like no other. We’ve got your back with a solution for your weight training, cardio, core, nutrition, motivation, and even accountability!

The Community

We hear all the time that people heard about how amazing Hardcore Fitness was and had seen the amazing results, but were too intimidated or afraid to take the leap and give it a try. After their first time in the gym, that went out the window and they wished they had come in sooner!

From the time you walk into the gym and talk to staff and members to your first class with the trainers and the people working out around you, you quickly see that this is a true fit family and we are all about encouragement. The people you would normally be intimidated by because they were in great shape are the first ones to offer help and give you encouragement or motivation through the workouts. It becomes so contagious that before you know it that person encouraging others will be you!

This is what makes HCF so great!

The Founders

Hardcore Fitness was founded in 2007 by Larry and Nadia Nolan. The program began as an outdoor boot camp led by Larry, and his only two clients were his girlfriend, Nadia, and his mother, Vicky. Larry had been a trainer since he was 16 years old, being certified by pretty much every institution and working at every corporate gym. After years of seeing gyms’ sole focus being profits, with no concern for clients’ wellbeing or results, he decided to go off on his own and build the gym that he saw in his mind’s eye. The new gym focused on every aspect of the clients’ experience, from the atmosphere and culture, to accountability and results.
Nadia started off as Larry’s client, but her passion for training and the Hardcore Fitness clients quickly grew and drove her to quit her finance job and devote herself fulltime to HCF.
With the two of them working side by side and focusing entirely on the clients first and foremost, they had great results and happy clients to show for it. Neither Larry nor Nadia were very business savvy, so there was never a surge of clients or major expansion; rather, the program grew one client at a time as people would see their friend, neighbor, or family member’s amazing results and hear them raving about their great experience at HCF, and come to check it out themselves. After years of being in the park, the program finally grew to a small 1,800 sq ft indoor facility, which it quickly outgrew into its current 11,000 sq ft facility. Since 2007, Hardcore Fitness has been voted best gym, best boot camp, best personal trainers, even one of the top gyms in the US, and expanded to locations from Santa Clarita, California to Orlando, Florida. Despite this growth, the gyms’ main focus remains the clients. Each gym that has opened has been in partnership with one of our trainers, clients, or staff members that has fallen in love with the Hardcore way and promised to bring the same love and attention to the new location that Larry and Nadia brought to the original. With this approach, you can always be assured to walk into any Hardcore Fitness and feel welcome, get a great workout, and have the support you’re looking for in all ways! Along the way, Larry and Nadia also competed in fitness, turned professional, competed for a world title, started a supplement line, got married, and have two chogs (dog children), but at the end of the day you’ll still see them daily at the original Santa Clarita location doing what they love with a lot of the same clients who began this journey with them back at the park.

our trainers

Keith

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I grew up in various parts of Southern California and spent most of my childhood/teen years playing football, baseball and basketball at competitive levels. My desire to excel at these sports is what sparked my interest in exercise/wellness and ultimately led me to a career in this field. I received both my personal and group training certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and now have 5+ years of training/nutritional experience. I specialize in weight loss, strength and conditioning, sports-specific training and HIIT training. I really enjoy what I do and I do my best to help others enjoy the activity
of exercise as well.

Hannah

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My name is Hannah Verville, I’m 21 years old and I have been with Hardcore Fitness for 3 years. Throughout my journey I was forced to face some pretty challenging obstacles… At 17, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. My health was spiraling downward and I fell into a deep depression. This was when I knew it was time to change my unhealthy habits. Like many young girls, I struggled with body image issues and had always dreamed of being one of those beautiful girls in those magazines. However, I never thought it was possible to achieve a physique like them. While facing these challenges, I found a huge passion for fitness and discovered that I would be able to help others overcome their own challenges through personal training. I love building relationships with clients and forming a community for them to feel comfortable in and help them achieve their goals.

Travis

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I’m Travis Perez I’ve been a Hardcore Fitness trainer for just over 3 years now. I started my career at a small private gym in Acton, CA. From there I went to Golds Gym for a couple months to then be hired on as a trainer at Hardcore. I’ve played sports my whole life, but soccer and football were my favorites. I got into training with the goal of playing college sports, but changed my focus to helping people reach their goals, whether it be a college athlete or someone who wants to look and feel better.

Ricky

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Ricardo Vega is a nationally certified personal trainer by the NCCA for Hardcore Fitness Bootcamp and a dedicated fitness enthusiast.
Ricky has a unique perspective of the gym because when he began his journey at Hardcore years ago, he started as a member who entered and won the challenge. He has since led many others to success utilizing methods he developed from his own encounter. Because multiple members of Ricky’s family regularly attend Hardcore, he is invested in the members’ wellness, as he sees them as extensions of his own genealogy. With a family history of high blood pressure and diabetes, Ricky understands that everyone has different fitness needs and is a great tool for people who require motivation and understanding to overcome what may appear as a genetic barrier. Ricky is also a student and although he lives a busy life, he is a high energy, charismatic young man who never fails to have a contagious smile on his face. Ricky seeks to extend the generous nature of the owners and encourages any new member to introduce themselves. He sees Larry and Nadia as not only his superiors, but his respected mentors and family, and with their guidance has acquired skills and passion in order to better help the members around him. In the past, he has developed his own cardio, strength, and leg program designed to help members and is currently designing new programs for a variety of clients to help them reach their goals.

Schedule

We offer more class times than other boot camps

Monday - Friday
  • 4:00 am – 5:00 am

  • 5:15 am – 6:15 am

  • 6:45 am – 7:45 am

  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am

  • 9:15 am – 10:15 am

  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

  • 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

  • 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday
  • 6:45 am – 7:45 am

  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am

  • 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Sunday
  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am

  • 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Boot Camp

Boot camp focuses on one or more muscle groups per day and mixes in cardio, core, and functional movements for a great workout each and every class. Utilizing a variety of equipment no other group training program offers as well as a motivating community, boot camp is the solution for anyone intimidated by lifting weights or simply looking to step up their current routine. With an experienced trainer demonstrating the movements as well as making sure your form is correct, you can count on an effective workout that will leave you sore the next day! If you’ve been looking for a solution to tone up those problem areas or build up those low points, look no further because boot camp is your solution!

Fight Camp

Fight camp simulates the same type of workouts those amazing athletes go through in their training camps before each fight to get them in peak condition. This class utilizes some of the same equipment and programming utilizing heavy bags, assault air bikes, water rowers, battle ropes, slam balls, kettle bells and more, all while displaying your heart rate on LCD TVs around the room! Prepare to max out your calorie burn as well as get a hit of abs during each class as well. This is a fast-paced, high intensity, cardio-based class, maximizing the benefits of HIIT, Tabatta, and circuit training. If you’re looking for the most fun, functional, and effective calorie-torching workout, you just found it!

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