We can’t think of many things that are as great to invest in as your health. And both scientific evidence and common sense tell us that people who exercise regularly have lower levels of stress, longer life spans, decreased risk for chronic health disease, leaner body mass, and improved mood.
All that for a reasonably priced gym membership and a few hours per week of getting your heart rate up? Talk about a good ROI.
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5 Benefits of Working With a Personal Trainer
1) It’ll bump up the accountability factor.
There are two main reasons why working with a personal trainer can help you follow through with your health and fitness goals more effectively. For one thing, humans are social by nature, and part of that evolutionary trait means we don’t like letting other people down and coming off as undependable. This means you’ll be far less likely to skip a gym session if you know that your personal trainer is there waiting for you!
Plus, let’s not forget the financial investment: if you’re paying extra for a service, you’re far more likely to actually show up and utilize it.
2) It’ll help you achieve your goals faster.
Personal trainers are experts in human movement, exercise, physiology, nutrition, and a variety of other subjects related to health and fitness. With their individualized attention and expertise, you’ll be provided with a best-fit training program for you which can help you achieve the goals you’re working toward more efficiently and with a decreased risk of injury.
3) It’ll help you measure and track your progress more effectively.
A big part of reaching your goals is knowing how to monitor your progress. Our personal trainers can document various aspects of your health—including body fat percentage, weight, and performance-based measures within workouts—in order to help you see how the hard work you’re doing in the gym and outside the gym is paying off.
Compare this to what a lot of us experience when we’re working out by ourselves. We may not have a clear idea what’s working, what’s not, and if or how to change it up so that we can continue to progress.
4) It can help you improve your attitudes about healthy lifestyles.
Research shows that working in a one-on-one or small group setting with a personal trainer can actually help you adopt better beliefs about physical activity. This “buy-in” can inspire you and even your loved ones to make fitness a part of your lifestyle.
5) It provides a fun and new way to challenge yourself at the gym!
Making exercise a normal part of your routine is important for long-term success…but routines can get a little boring sometimes. Working with a personal trainer who will cheer you on, teach you new and interesting moves and workouts, and motivate you can put the fun back in functional fitness!
Ready to see how personal training can help you amplify your gym gains? Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff personal trainers today!