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Why hire a personal trainer?

One of the most effective ways to becoming fit and healthy is to enlist the services of a professional, in this case a personal fitness trainer.

Hire a qualified personal trainer

If you are looking to service your car you would take it to a reputable garage, the same applies if you wish to build an extension to your house you would go to a reputable well known builder. This will apply to pretty much everything in life for example if you have a burst pipe you would enlist a plumber, if you have toothache you would go to the dentist - so when considering on how to make the most of your most important asset - YOURSELF - it would make sense on hiring a reputable well known professional personal trainer.

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Choosing a personal trainer: Things to consider

Below we have listed 6 reasons on why you should choose a personal fitness trainer:

Safety - Probably the most important reason is to make sure that your workouts are safe, with an experienced and well qualified personal trainer they will make sure that the type of exercise you are doing is RIGHT for you and that you perform the exercises correctly.

Efficiency - These days one of the main reasons people give for not getting fit is lack of time. So it would make sense to have a workout that is time efficient and gives you the results that you require. A personal trainer will design a programme that will do this. you only have to look at the masses of people that train in the local gym for hours on end and never actually get anywhere.

Weight loss - The major concern for people these days is obesity - there is no better way than hiring a trainer to help you lose body fat, they will educate you, help you set goals, track your progress and make you accountable.

Home training - As previously mentioned time is a major factor that people consider when starting a fitness regime. If you join a local gym you will have to travel there, get into the changing rooms, get changed , make your way to the gym and spend an hour on your standard one size fits all programme and then you have to get showered, changed and back to your home or office. When you have a trainer visit you at home or in the office it saves a lot of time and with their experience the programme will be shorter and more effective.

Specific training programmes - If you have a health concern or are interested in a particular sport then a trainer is ideal to help you tailor that programme. This could be the case if you are a diabetic, have heart problems or are interested in running a marathon - a good trainer will have experience in these fields.

Motivation - One of the main reasons people quit there fitness routines is motivation, a trainer will provide top rate motivation at all times, a trainer will also help to structure your routines and make you accountible. this will certainly keep you on track year in year out.

Courtesy of Fitness Master, Personal Trainer

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