Annemarie Sampson

Highland Park, IL 60035

I have been proudly serving the Chicagoland fitness community for 30 years. Manager of The Chicago Sweat Shop, one of Chicago's first aerobic studios, started my love for group exercise. I still love the excitement of group exercise but find one on one training so rewarding. I am privileged to have been a part of many, many success stories.

IDEA Member

About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, RHIl, Purdue University

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

CPR Certified

ACE/American Heart Asociation
American Red Cross - cpr
Agency Unavailable

AED Certified

American AED/CPR Association

Annemarie's Locations

ID Gym

2727 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Custom Fit

Within 25.00 miles of 60614 (Mobile Training Radius)

Lakeshore Integrative Healthcare

2731 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

North Suburban Wellness

1732 First St
Highland Park, IL 60035

Additional Information


$100.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

Languages Spoken




8 Reviews

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by judy faulkner krause on Nov 05, 2014

    I have been working out with Anne Marie for 17 years. In that time she has taken me from zero to triathlon competitor. She gives you the confidence you need to fulfill whatever your fitness goals are. Beyond that she is one of the most genuine people you will ever meet. She is a true partner in your health and wellness and is always there when you need her. Often times I come to her with an ache or pain and she always figures it out and gives me the exercises to solve it.

    She is highly educated in both fitness, nutrition and physiology and brings them all together to help you holistically achieve better health.
    Not only is she a great trainer but you always feel as if you are working out with your best friend, someone who always has your back.
    Frankly, I don't think you could find a better trainer or person than Anne Marie.

  • by Sally McPherrin on Nov 05, 2014

    My husband and I have been working with Annemarie for about 15 years. She does an amazing job of customizing the workout to our individual goals which change all the time.
    During my racquet sports seasons she works on lateral movement and strengthening muscles that support the joints that are stressed during tennis and paddle tennis. When I took up golf she adapted to protect my hips. When I have any type of injury or soreness she works the session around my issue and is usually able to narrow down the possible causes and solutions.
    She is the most upbeat and positive person I know and that bleeds its way into our workouts. That helps me get through them because they are extremely challenging.
    All in all, I can't say enough good things about her. My husband agrees and so do our 2 kids age 18 and 23.

  • by Mimi Mitchell on Mar 31, 2014

    I have been fortunate enough to have been working with Annemarie for approximately 8 years. She came highly recommended to me and I cannot say enough about her both professionally and personally. She is extremely knowledgable and approaches each session according to how I am feeling and what I am trying to accomplish with my workout that particular day. She continually challenges me in the most positive ways. She has also worked with my husband and my three children, who have all benefitted form her wealth of knowledge and kindness.

  • by Susan Graunke on Feb 13, 2014

    I have been working out with Annemarie for the past 14 years. She is incredible! She adapts my workouts to how I am feeling, what I want to work on, and focuses on what other sports I want to improve on. She has worked out with every member of my family and has challenged them all in different ways. She is extremely professional and knowledgable.

    Annemarie continues to mix up my workouts so I am never bored. She makes working out FUN!!! But do not ask her to sing!!!

  • by Nancy Buchanan on Feb 11, 2014

    I have been working out with Annemarie for over 10 years and she continues to keep me in great shape. She customizes her sessions to support the other activities that I take part in so that I can continue to lead a very active lifestyle. Her vast knowledge of sports training and continual encouragement make her the best personal in Chicago.

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