Personal Training

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Do you want great results? Through our customized fitness training program, our staff will provide a challenging workout and systematic approach to exercise for those who want to achieve specific results or who require localized exercise. Let our highly qualified staff help you achieve your goals.  Subject to any and all requirements and time limits as stated on the personal training registration form.


Ziggy Chodor began his fitness career as a Physical Education teacher and Martial Arts Master of Kick-boxing in his native Poland. He left Poland to continue his higher education in the United States and while completing his Master Degrees, he worked at the Central Queens Y as our Activities Supervisor for Children’s Sports Programs. After eight years at the CQY he changed his focus and became an Adaptive Physical Education teacher for the NYC Board of Education. Ziggy never left his association with the CQY, his dedication to fitness and training, or his compassion. He continues to work as a personal trainer at the CQY as well as at exclusive clubs in Manhattan, providing effective training programs for clients of all levels and conditions. Ziggy has an M.S. in Sports Rehab and Exercise Physiology, as well as one in Fitness Exercise. He is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise.

His specialties include:

  • Vertebral Spinal Disfunctions, Post Rehabilitation
  • Knee and Shoulder, Post Rehabilitation
  • Weight Management
  • Core Stabilization
  • Osteopathic Muscular Joints Stabilization
  • Strengthening and Conditioning
  • Fitness for Children and Teens

Ziggy is available for personal training at the CQY on Sundays and Thursday evenings.
To make an appointment call Health & Fitness at ext. 500.

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  • Works with you one-on-one to meet your goals
  • Helps you stay focused, accountable and motivated
  • Varies your routine for best results
  • Adds education and fun to your workouts
  • Enhances strength and conditioning to improve your quality of life

Personal Training for Two

You and a friend with similar goals work with one Personal Trainer, together. Not only will working with a friend keep you motivated and committed, but the price listed is for two people who split the cost.

Pilates Personal Training

Acute attention to individual ability allows each client to grow within his/her own potential regardless of current fitness level.  For information or to make an appointment, ext. 500.


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Central Queens Y
67-09 108th Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Telephone: 718-268-5011
  Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
Telephone: 718-225-6750

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