Who is a good candidate for telephone coaching?

Anyone can be a candidate for phone coaching, especially individuals who have a high preference for privacy or are shy about face-to-face interaction. However, for telephone coaching to be effective you need to be self-disciplined and have a clear understanding of how to properly execute the exercises in the programs that were designed with your goals in mind.  Therefore, if you learn better by doing and personal demonstration, phone coaching may not be the most effective initial option when starting your fitness program.


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