Four Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

If you’re looking to get started on a health and fitness program, you should consider hiring a personal trainer.

You, like many others, may have tried reaching your fitness goals alone. You may have picked a workout from a magazine, or fitness video, and tried your best to get invigorated by your new fitness regimen. Unfortunately, you run into obstacles that bring your fitness goals to a halt. Problems include not seeing results, not feeling motivated, or even getting injured. Hiring a personal trainer can prevent these problems, along with many others. And, due to the availability of many low cost programs, now cost is not one of the obstacles. Read on to learn more about the benefits of working with a personal trainer. bwright

A Personal Trainer Will Make Your Workouts More Interesting
It’s important to keep both your mind and body engaged during a workout. We’ve all experienced those workouts that you just want to end. A workout session should be invigorating. A personal trainer does the research for you by selecting exercises and routines that bring about maximum results in the least amount of time. A good trainer will use their experience to introduce you to a variety of training methods. They are responsible for designing workouts that challenge you safely and prevent you from hitting a progress plateau. Working with a trainer keeps you interested, ensuring that you will keep coming back for more.

A Personal Trainer Will Teach You Advanced Strategies
You should be challenged to learn new moves, and better form, each and every session. Developing goals, learning new motions, and constantly working on form will accelerate your progress, allowing you to see gains in strength and endurance. This leads to fat loss, muscle gain and improvements in tone and definition.

A good trainer will introduce you to many different ways of working your muscles in a variety of different styles. These advanced techniques are fun and interesting – they will keep you invested in continuing your fitness program.

A Personal Trainer Will Check Your Form
It’s easy to start slipping on form when you work out alone. We’ve seen many experienced fitness buffs start to lose correct posture, because they aren’t getting the necessary feedback. And correct form in all movements is fundamental. If your form isn’t correct, at best you aren’t targeting the muscles correctly, and at worst you are headed for injury. A good personal trainer focuses on correct form throughout a fitness program.

A Personal Trainer Will Serve As Motivation
Motivation is the key, isn’t it? As we mature, the path to looking good and feeling great is being on a fitness program and sticking with it. To do that you have to be motivated. And, life will try it’s best to get in the way. Let a personal trainer help stay on track. They will hold you accountable and provide the social interaction necessary to feel constantly rewarded by your efforts. When you are deciding whether or not to do that last rep of particularly difficult exercise, the encouragement of a coach will get you through it. Those who aren’t pushing their bodies past their comfort zones won’t see nearly the same degree of results.

Cost is no longer an obstacle to working with a personal trainer. There are many lower cost programs available that allow you to get the benefits of personal training without breaking the bank. Contact us today to find out more.

Brian Wright, MS, CSCS, RKC II, NSCA-CPT
Director of Fitness, Sport and Spine Athletics
BWright@ssrehab.com

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