Five Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

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If you have never used a personal trainer, there is no time like the present to give it a try.

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Whenever possible, I try and work out with a trainer. In fact, once in a while I like to switch it up and try out different training programs and workouts to keep things fresh and interesting.

For many people, hiring a trainer may feel daunting. Maybe you are worried that you need to already be in shape to work with a trainer, or that the trainer will make you feel guilty, or that you won’t be able to keep up and will embarrass yourself.

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I am here to help curtail all of those feelings. Hiring a trainer is a good idea because their only job is to help you reach your fitness goals and improve your body. Here are a few other reasons why I firmly believe in working with a trainer:

Accountability. Hiring a trainer will make you accountable for your workouts. On days when you aren’t feeling motivated, the obligation to meet your trainer will get you out of bed. You will be thankful afterwards, when all the endorphins kick in.

Injury risk. Working with a trainer greatly reduces your risk for injuries, especially if you are trying out a new program.

Variety. Generally, when we find a workout we like, we just stick to it. The problem is that our bodies get used to it, and we eventually plateau. A trainer will have options for when your current workout stops being effective.

Skillset. Working with a trainer will not only teach you new exercise programs, but it will also ensure that you learn the proper form to get the most out of your workout. That way, when you exercise without a trainer you still have the knowledge to guide you.

Fat loss. The best thing about a trainer is that they will look at your particular body, eating habits, fitness, and history to figure out a custom plan for you. If you want to lose stubborn belly fat, all you have to do is listen to the trainer and do what they say. If you follow their plan perfectly, you will have the body you want.

Sounds simple enough, right? So what are you waiting for?

Published by karenmsutton

HSS Orthopaedic surgeon in sports medicine | Mother of 4 amazing children | Team physician for USA Women's Lacrosse | ACL injury expert

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