If you're reading this post then the odds are you're at least thinking about getting a personal trainer. I'd even hasten to say that you know you need a personal trainer, but you're nervous about what it might entail, and want to be sure it's a good investment.
Well rest assured at OperationFit we're all about you, so no need to be nervous of what it will entail. Your personal trainer will have a consultation with you about your goals, your experience and the process you'll be going through. Don't get me wrong, it'll involve some hard work on your part, after all your trainer can't burn your fat for you! As for the investment, it's really an investment in yourself, your happiness and your future. So unless you don't want to be fitter and healthier, leaner and more confident, you can be sure your money is well spent. So here are 6 of the popular reasons people just like you invest in a personal trainer.
Be honest, how often do you go to the gym and simply go through the motions. A personal trainer comes with built in, high energy, let’s get this done motivation that will ensure you get the most out of every minute you spend in the gym. After all, you went to the gym to get results, and it’s your time.
You’re a beginner or new to working out
If you’re new to the gym or working out then the array of alien machines can be daunting. Getting a personal trainer is a smart idea as you’ll need to learn new skills. A personal trainer will guide you through what you need to do, where and how. They’ll be with you to teach you and look after you each step of the way and ensure you’re starting with the right exercises for you and your goals.
You’re not achieving results
Hands up if you’ve been going to the gym and just not got the results you want. Getting a personal trainer is a good way to change this, they can look at your current program and eating habits and suggest new more effective workouts and programs. They’ll help you set realistic goals and then drive you to reach them.
You’ve been at work all day, you’re tired, fed up and happy hour is calling your name. Are you headed to the gym or the bar? A personal trainer is going to hold you accountable on a few levels. You’ll have an appointment, you’ll have paid for that appointment, and you’ll have to achieve what is asked of you. It’s harder to blow off your trainer than it is your own freestyle workout. Plus friends will be impressed that you have an appointment with your Personal Trainer, they’ll be more supportive and impressed with your results.
You need to be challenged
You can get yourself to the gym, you start strong, and you know what you need to do. Question is, are you giving it all you’ve got, are you really working hard enough? A personal trainer is going to ensure you’re pushing to your limits. When your brain tells you its time to stop, you’re trainer is going to make sure you’ve given it those last few reps that make the difference. And you’ll be better for it.
If you know you have a problem with your teeth you see a dentist. When you know your car is making a funny noise you take it to a mechanic. When you know you’re sick you call the doctor. When you know you need to be healthier, fitter, or need to lose weight, call a personal trainer, they’re the professionals that work in this area.