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Is virtual coaching expensive?

Virtual coaching is usually less expensive than "real life" personal training.  Virtual coaching sessions can vary in price which is determined by the virtual coach based on factors such as their credentials, popularity, and availability.  The duration of the sessions and the amount of weekly communication/support can also play a role in the prices per session.  Frequently, virtual coaches will have packages of virtual training sessions that are priced at a discounted rate because you are paying for all of the sessions up front.  Virtual coaching is, on average, less expensive but can offer you the support and information you need to reach your goals.

Virtual training, on average, is generally less expensive than in-person training. Most virtual trainers will offer a one-month training package at the same rate they usually charge to train a client in-person for a one hour session. There are many variations among virtual training programs and packages, such as the variety of your workout programs and the amount of contact and support you will receive from your virtual trainer. Doing some research before purchasing a virtual training program is recommended. Look at the trainer's experience, qualifications, and success they have had with previous virtual training clients. Then make sure you understand the quality, along with the level of support and service, you will receive in return for your investment in the particular program/package you choose.

 

If you choose a good virtual trainer (Sharecare.com is a fantastic place to look) and commit to your program, virtual training is a great way to train with a highly qualified personal trainer for a very reasonable rate and successfully reach your goals.

Virtual coaching is an affordable option to working with a fitness professional in a traditional environment.  Your new workout space is online and on the phone for your communications. This method of coaching offers clients a tremendous chance of long-term success.

Client benefits include:

-convenient and flexible
-economical
-accessible, expert support and guidance
-access to a personal toolset for overcoming obstacles to reaching goals
-opportunity to learn how to permanently change lifestyle
-practical, proven approach & resources

Check the credentials of your virtual coach and ask questions before starting a program.  You should always have your physician's approval to begin.
Dr. Mike Clark, DPT
Fitness



Virtual coaching is an affordable alternative to in-person coaching or training.

 

Virtual coaching is a cost effective tool for an individual to implement in regards to reaching their health & fitness goals. The cost of virtual coaching on a monthly basis is usually the same or less then one live session with a coach. The most important aspect of hiring a virtual coach is that a coach will be able to build out an individualized fitness map for you based on your goals and tasks. A fitness map can consist of a proper food and exercise plan that will meet your needs. The key ingredient to the fitness map is you will then have a professional coach to help guide, inspire, and motivate you to simply take action.

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