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Why You Need A Personal Trainer

A personal trainer may appear to be a luxury only the wealthy are able to afford. However, there are ways to get the personalized attention and assistance of a trainer, even on a smaller budget.

A personal trainer is a person who is certified to be knowledgeable about general fitness. He or she is involved in teaching clients how to perform certain exercises as well as monitoring how they do these so that they don’t cause themselves injury.

Personal trainers motivate clients by helping them to set fitness goals as well as providing feedback and making clients accountable for their health and well-being.

Trainers also measure their client’s strong points and weak areas with fitness assessments which may also be done before and after an exercise program in order to ascertain how their client has improved in terms of physical fitness.

Trainers should also educate their clients in numerous other aspects of wellness as well as exercise, including general health as well as nutrition guidelines. It is crucial that a personal trainer takes the time to evaluate a client’s personal life away from the gym.

In this manner, personal trainers can decipher what kind of stressors their client may be experiencing in certain areas of the body during their daily lives.

Qualified and certified personal trainers (CPTs) recognize their own areas of skill and expertise. If a personal trainer suspects that one of their clients has a medical condition that could hinder them from safely participating in an exercise program, they must send the client to a doctor to get cleared for exercise.

Personal trainers are not just a luxury for the rich

A personal trainer may appear to be a luxury only the wealthy are able to afford. However, there are ways to get the personalized attention and assistance of a trainer, even on a smaller budget.

Train with a friend

Sharing a personal training session with only a few others can make the hour cheaper for all those concerned. At the same time, some level of a personalized workout is maintained.

Partner and small group personal training sessions are becoming more popular because they offer access to more reasonable workouts. In addition, these types of sessions can also be financially beneficial to trainers.

It could work out that you pay for three to four semi-private training sessions for the equivalent of a single one-on-one session. Small groups can also assist with easing potential social awkwardness during a private workout.

Cap the group size at eight. This is because a higher number will make it difficult for a trainer to monitor all clients and have one-on-one connections.

Go off-peak

If you have some wiggle room with your fitness schedule, booking a personal training session at off-peak hours. This could result in you saving you a lot of money.

A few gyms and personal trainers charge extra for sessions booked right before and after regular business hours. Holding off until slower times can reduce the normal price by 30%.

Go online

If you own a webcam, have access to an Internet connection as well as some open space, you can get a personalized workout. The best of this is that you won’t have to leave the comfort of your own home.

Trainers who specialize in online training are skilled and experienced in various fitness areas, such as circuit training, yoga as well as martial arts. Online personal trainers can really help to fine-tune your form. In addition, if you are slightly off-balance they can make small tweaks.

A personal trainer can show you creative, effective workouts. In addition, they can help to prevent injuries, make sure that you hit your fitness goals as well as providing consistent, non-judgmental fitness support.

Exercising with a personal trainer improves your fitness-goal success rate by over 30%. So what are you waiting for? Sign up with a personal trainer today!

Identity Magazine is all about guiding women to discover their powers of Self-Acceptance, Appreciation, and Personal Achievement.

We ask that every contributor and expert answer the Identity “Get All A’s” questions in keeping with our theme. Their answers can be random and in the moment or they can be aligned with the current article they have written. In that way, and as a team, we hope to encourage and motivate each other, thus inspiring you to Get All A’s.

1. What have you accepted within your life, physically and/or mentally? Additionally, what are you still working on accepting? Now, we’re talking about resignation, rather stepping into, embraced, and owned.

That not all will enjoy my writing.

2. What have you learned to appreciate about yourself and/or within your life, physically and mentally? On the other hand OR in contrast, are there elements of who you are that you’re still working on appreciating?

I appreciate my ability to be creative.

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About the author

Noelle Kelly

Noelle is a freelance writer working for a variety of businesses across Australia. With a portfolio of work spanning a plethora of countries, industries and companies, she is always looking to broaden her understanding of the business landscape.

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