Are you considering a personal trainer? Especially if you’re beginning a new fitness routine, a trainer can be an invaluable asset. Do you find the idea of a trainer intimidating? There’s no need. A trainer is your personal cheerleader, dedicated to helping you to reach attainable growth and become your best, healthiest, strongest self. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of personal training and why you should enlist a personal trainer as your ally on your fitness journey.
Personal trainers help keep you safe. One reason going to the gym can feel challenging is that it’s easy to believe you need to be in good shape before you visit the gym, to avoid injuring yourself. Nothing could be farther from the truth! Your personal trainer can help you with form and the proper way to use equipment, so you’ll be safe and gain confidence.
Trainers teach you while they train you. It’s more than how to use equipment; your trainer will teach you about health, fitness and your body. Professional personal trainers must learn about physiology, body mechanics, behavior, exercise science and more, and they have to keep earning continuing education hours each year. The knowledge they’ll impart to you will help you build a healthier, stronger body.
You’ll hit your goals faster with a personal trainer. This should be obvious: when you maximize your workouts with the help of a trainer, you’ll see results more quickly. Not sure what you want to accomplish? That’s ok. Take the time to consider why you’re working out, because once you know your “why” you’ll be better able to determine exactly what you want to achieve. Your personal trainer can help you refine your fitness goals, making them realistic and attainable, so you’ll stay motivated.
A personal trainer can help keep you accountable. Research indicates that people with accountability are more likely to achieve their desired weight loss. When you’re working out on your own, it’s easy to slack off. When you are part of a team, it gives your workouts more ‘weight’. You and your trainer are a team, and you know your trainer is dedicated to helping you succeed, so you’ll be more likely to push yourself harder and live up to your commitments.
Your personal trainer will customize a program for you. After your initial consultation, your personal trainer will design an individualized plan for you, based on your history, strengths and weaknesses. The plan will include exercises and nutritional advice, and will be created around your schedule, experience level and budget, catering to your personal goals.
You’ll get a boost from your training sessions. It’s been proven that exercise releases endorphins and that exercising consistently can result in a feeling of better overall well-being. What’s more, exercise increases blood circulation in the brain, reduces stress, improves mood and can assist cognitive function. Working with a trainer enhances these effects, because you’ll not only have the consistency of regular sessions, but also an ally who is interested in helping to improve your life.
A personal trainer can help you implement lifestyle changes to improve your lifelong health. Healthy habits are the key to better quality of life and a longer lifespan. With an educated professional helping you work on your diet and exercise habits; you’ll build a strong foundation as you grow and become more independent. The payoff of a longer, healthier life is an amazing benefit of the proactive step of working with a personal trainer.
When you partner with a physical trainer you’re investing in yourself, and at the Wellbridge Family of Athletic Clubs, we’re all about helping you do that. That’s why we offer world-class training that keeps up to date with the latest in health and wellness. Our in-person and virtual personal trainers are fitness experts who know how to tailor your regimen to your goals, helping you with accountability and motivation. They’re part of our friendly team that includes the top-notch instructors who will motivate you in our fitness classes. You’ll make new friends because you belong here. Join today or contact us to learn more.