Top Four Reasons Why Using a Personal Trainer Is Worth It

I’m writing this article for anyone who has ever been a personal trainer, a training client or participated at any level of the fitness business structure. Thousands of quality personal trainers, clients and managers are washed out of this industry on a daily basis due to a few major pitfalls. It’s taken me ten years to learn what these pitfalls are, how to avoid them and more importantly how to capitalize on them! I’m going to start by stating the obvious issues for both trainers and clients and also some of the not so obvious pitfalls that perhaps the trainer or client are unaware of!

To get the best results of fitness training, it is important for the trainers to work as a team. Personal fitness training is an umbrella term and any good personal training Mosman will look after the person as a whole which includes exercising, work outs and proper eating schedule and habits. Before spending huge bucks on your personal trainer, make sure that the services being offered to him meet your requirements.

2. Program Development: A quality personal trainer will meet with us prior to the first session to discuss previous exercise history, and to learn of any medical issues that could affect the design of a fitness program. Your trainer will help layout specific short term (four to six months) and long term (twelve to eighteen months) goals. Your trainer will use this information to design a personalized fitness program; allowing you to hit the ground running from the first session.

3. Proper Program Progression: One of the greatest benefits working with a personal trainer affords us is the confidence in knowing that the exercises we are performing are helping us to achieve our previously set goals. At some point we have all found a workout either online or in a magazine. The exercises look like something we can do on our own. And so we give it a try. But, are we performing the exercises correctly? Are we using the intended muscles? Are the exercises we saw the best choices for us to most successfully reach our intended goals? These are just a few of the many questions that can be avoided by working with a professional personal trainer.

4. Push for Success: Being able to push ourselves beyond what we think is possible, or having the confidence to increase the weights on our exercises can be a daunting task when working out on our own. A personal trainer will safely guide us through every repetition of each exercise; while providing the respective amount of motivation, to help push us further than we would on your own. It is this kind of direction that will allow us to most efficiently move forward toward our goals. By holding us accountable for each workout session and properly developing, evaluating and maintaining our fitness program, personal trainers confirm their value every training session. In a time when getting the most for our dollar is of the utmost importance, the investment in a personal trainer will not only make us feel good now, but will continue to pay healthy dividends for years to come.
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By Matt Caron, M.ED, ACE, Director Personal Training Professionals of Wilton, CT. Mr. Caron received his Bachelors of Science degree in Applied Exercise Science, as well as a Masters of Education in Health Promotion & Wellness Management both from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Mr. Caron also holds a personal training certification through ACE.

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