What are the benefits of working with a personal trainer?

A personal trainer can help you stay motivated and held accountable for your workouts. They can help you with your goals for health, and target way to get you to achieve it. They can also evaluate your strengths, and where you need improvement by dong a personal assessment test before you begin exercise.

One major benefit of working with a certified personal trainer is the one on one attention you receive. Having someone there to guide you can serve as motivation and using a personal trainer will provide structure and accountability for your fitness routine. A personal trainer can teach you to workout safely and help you maximize your results. If you are deconditioned, or out of shape, a certified personal trainer can create a customized training program that will specifically meet your needs.

Some benefits of working with a personal trainer are that they have been trained and gone through the specific education and testing to qualify them within the specific domains of personal training. These domains provide them with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to best help you transform your body. With a expertise in anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, human movement science, exercise technique, program design, behavior modification, nutrition, and professional development and they are specifically trained to assess your exercise and nutrition needs and design a plan that will allow you to reach your fitness goals.

There are many different benefits to working with a personal trainer.  People from all walks of life can achieve there life long fitness goals and more. A few examples are if your new to exercise a trainer can set out specific guidlines for you to achieve your goals, people with past injuries that need specific corrective exercises to help with rehabilitation, professional atheletes who need performace enhancement programs or just average everyday people that just want to improve their health.  Trainers provide the knowledge necessary to keep you on track to reach your goals in a safe effective comprehensive fitness program.  One of the biggest advantages of working with a trainer is accountability!  People use personal trainers for a variety of different reasons and everyone can benefit from a trainer.  The most endearing quality of using one would be your not by yourself in your fitness journey because your trainer is there with you every step of the way. 
There are many benefits of having a personal trainer.  The best part of having a personal trainer is that this person is here for you to help guide you to your goals.  Trainers are nationally certified and some even have degrees in their field.  The hands on attention to make sure you do everything correctly and safely is another great reason.  Personal trainers will help educate, motivate and inspire you to a new level that some people think they can never acheive.  Knowing you have that knowledgable person next to you to help guide you is a real comfort.

There are many benefits from having a personal trainer.
1. Motivation
2. Accountability
3. Educations
4. Accelerated Results
5. They help you achieve your goals

One of the most important benefits of a personal trainers (besides them actually training you) is that they can be a support person for you. Some people don't have a lot of support people in their lives but most of those people who are new to exercise need support to start an exercise program. Support is one of the leading causes of exercise adherence. :-) 

When you begin looking for a trainer try and find one who is friendly, communicative, open, flexible and is willing to work collaboratively with you to design your exercise program. 
Wendy Batts
There are a lot of benefits that come with working with a professional personal trainer. What you get out of working with a personal trainer largely depends on what particular factors motivate you. Here are some of my personal favorites...
1. Accountability: for many, the act of simply having the appointment with a trainer gets you working out consistently
2. Motivation: a good trainer will take note of what motivates you and remind you of that often over your time together
3. Fun: trainers can take some of the dread out of working out, which keeps you coming in
4. Safety: good trainers know how and when to modify exercises to keep your joints and spine safe in the short term and over the long haul
5. Customization: Play golf? Garden? Trainers can incorporate moves to maximize your favorite sport or activity
6. Time frame: maximum results in the shortest amount of time possible
7. Team mentality: just knowing you’re not alone and have someone else in your corner is a great motivator in itself
Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Working with a personal trainer helps you design workouts that you like and will keep doing.  They also provide you with feedback on form, so that you know you’re doing the exercises correctly and will be much less likely to injure yourself. In fact, I recommend to all my patients that they have a trainer or trained pro observe and comment or change their form at least once every month.  Trainers also help you diversify your work out and help you gradually increase intensity and difficulty so that you don’t hit the dreaded exercise plateau. Not to mention, they keep you accountable. Your excuses won’t work here!  All in all, they help a great deal, but at the end of the day, you also make a new friend.
Dr. Mike Clark, DPT

While working with a personal trainer offers numerous benefits, there are three critical elements a fitness professional can provide that are critical to your success:

  • Education: Professional fitness trainers are well-versed in human movement science, exercise technique, program design, behavior modification, and nutrition. After a thorough assessment, a trainer can use this expertise to design an exercise program and assist you with a nutrition plan specifically related to your health and fitness goals.
  • Motivation: Professional fitness trainers will help you determine why your health and fitness goals are so important to you and then provide you with the necessary support to keep you motivated and on track with your program – leading to enhanced results.
  • Accountability: It’s your trainer’s job to hold you accountable to the goals you discussed with them. By helping to keep you accountable – especially early on in your program – your workouts and healthy eating habits will become a more consistent part of your life. And it’s that consistency over time that will lead to accelerated results.

There are many benefits to working with a personal trainer. Being pushed within safe parameters, motivation, consistency, and variety in training. Trainers keep you going and love to work with others towards a goal. If you are unsure of what your goals are trainers help to set SMART goals. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time Oriented) They track your progress, they hold you accountable, and they work to help you be stronger, or leaner, and ultimately healthier. Trainers know from experience and education. Really, the experience of working with a trainer is benefiting from these components. 

Having a personal trainer is beneficial in many ways.

First off...they can do an assessment of your strengths and weaknesses and build a balanced program tailor fit just for you.

Then they will work right along your side to make sure you are getting the best results for your time and energy spent in the gym exercising.

Your personal trainer will help you to stay motivated.

They will hold you accountable to make sure you are on the right track to achieving your fitness and health goals.

They will make your workouts fun and challenging. Always pushing you to achieve new and higher gains.

They will be your friend and your partner in the gym.

They will teach you what exercises you should be doing....the proper way to do them.....and the reasons you should be doing them.

They will help get you on the right track with what foods you should be eating, and how often you should be eating them.

You can go to them for advice with your health and fitness concerns if you choose to, and they will give you information that will help you with those issues.

They will celebrate with you and share in your success when you reach your goals. You will never be alone.

When you aren't feeling quite up to speed, they will encourage you to keep going and never give up. And they will make you work out anyway......And YOU WILL FEEL BETTER that they made you follow through.

The list could go on and on......

If you want some more benefits of working with a personal trainer......

Find somebody who is already working with one, pull them aside for a moment and ask them what they like most about the experience.

Ask them how it is helping them to stay motivated...

And if they think it’s worth it.

And then remember when you start each training session, put your whole heart into it.

Never forget this about anything in your life....

You get out of it exactly what you put into it.

Have fun and always strive to be the best you can be!

Your personal trainer is there to help you achieve what you never thought you could.

There are lots of good reasons to have a personal trainer.  If you are new to exercise, A trainer will instruct you on proper form of exercises.  This is crucial to prevent injuries.  The trainer can instruct you, then monitor you, and correct any mistakes.  A trainer can put together a comprehensive program, incorporating cardio and strength training, and even flexibility.  A trainer can also be your biggest cheer leader.  If you are paying your trainer, you are much less likely to blow off your workout.
A personal trainer will create a personalized plan to help you reach your fitness goals; will instruct you in proper technique to reduce your risk of injury; will help motivate you when it gets tough, hold you accountable to the goals you have set and most importantly become your friend and be happy to share in your successes. 
Adam Krueger
Some of the best benefits to a personal trainer would be if you are not a motivated person for working out, they prepare the workouts for you, all you have to do is show up! The trainer will also be able to push you harder than you would normally push yourself, and you also have an obligation to someone when you are working out with a trainer. Most people do not want to let someone else down so it can really help motivate the individual to get to the gym. Lastly, you are learning about fitness hands on! So you can take the info from the session and use it on your own!
There are many benefits of working with a trainer. One reason is that it gets you to go to the gym at least once a week, then the trainer can give you homework for the remainder of the week. Trainers give you new exercises that you would probably not try on your own and the most important reason is that the trainers make sure that you are using correct form while you are performing the exercises.
Because some people have the wrong technique, and that could lead to injuries in the future. And also when people exercise, they breathe incorrectly. That causes fatigue, light-headedness or dizziness. And when you do personal training, it will allow you to get the full benefits of the exercise. Not only for strength but also for your perception, losing weight or inches from your body or whatever your needs and wants are. It gets you motivated. People who don't have motivation, do personal training. It also gives you something to look forward to, something to relieve stress. You also have somebody that really cares about your health needs.
No matter what shape you’re in or what part of the learning curve you’re on, a personal trainer can help you get more out of your workout. Sometimes all you need is a couple of sessions to gain useful knowledge, so it’s worth it to hire a trainer even if you can’t afford to pay for him or her for more than a couple of weeks.

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