How Can Fitness Trainers Motivate Clients to Stick to An Exercise Plan?

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Sometimes it's very hard to motivate a client to stick to a plan if they themselves do not feel motivated. As a personal trainer or fitness coach it's the hardest thing to do, but there are different ways you can do this. One of the things I like to do is use external queues, I like to let them know how well they are doing.

If I ask the client to do a squat and they are doing a squat the incorrect way in the beginning, I'm gonna motivate them by telling them great job, I'm not going to say wrong, I'm not going to use the words no, going to say excellent job, but here's how we're going to correct that form a little bit more and make it stronger.

So therefore I'm letting them down, but at the same time, I'm giving them enough information on how to make it stronger. Now a plateau is something that I myself go to as well, I think everyone goes to some form of plateau, and the biggest mistake is people believe that I go through a plateau, I have to work out harder, I have to eat less calories, sometimes it has to be opposite, sometimes you have to work out less sometimes you cannot work out at all, you have to allow your body to relax, release relate it self back to being you again.

Your muscles work too hard, so for clients who go through plateaus, they tend to feel very depressed, the program is not working any more, I'm about to give up, I quit, it's not working, use yourself as an example. Like I just did. Use yourself as an example. Let clients know that you're a trainer, I'm a fitness coach.

I help you for every single day. But guess what? I go through plateaus as well. And how I get over that, is by simply trying different things, new things to implement into the workout which makes it better for me. So that's the key factor. Keep it different, and make sure the information is real.