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Hottest Trainer Round One: The First Group of Women

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Welcome to Racked SF's search for San Francisco's hottest trainer. Over the past weeks, we profiled 13 smoking candidates who work at local gyms and studios. (Not only do they look hot in spandex, but if you take their classes, you might someday look nearly as good.) Now that you've gotten to know everyone, it's time for our March Madness-style showdown in which you get to vote for your favorite. Let the games begin!

Photos by Aubrie Pick

Thirteen contestants later, we're finally ready to vote for San Francisco's Hottest Trainer of 2013. We've separated the competitors into two groups of men and two groups of women for Round 1. Next week, the winners from each group will compete against each other in Round 2. On Wednesday, we'll have the final face-off and crown one of them the winner.

Yesterday, we began voting for the first group of guys. Today we're launching the poll for the first group of women, which includes Jess Hess of Body Lab, Ashley Pelton of BodyRok, Jessica Rae of Rae Studios, and Heather Thompson of Bar Method Downtown. Click through the gallery above for a refresher on each contestant, plus a link to their Racked SF Hottest Trainer profile.

Each poll will close 48 hours after it's published, so you have until 11:00am on Friday to vote for a trainer in this group.

Poll results

· All Hottest Trainer 2013 Contestants [Racked SF]