Hiring a personal trainer is a serious undertaking. The trainer you pick can either make or break your experience. Let’s face it; a person is usually hiring a trainer because they need the support and professional guidance for specific goals. Looking at specific traits will help you make an informed choice. Below is a comprehensive, but not an all-encompassing list of skills, qualities, and traits that a good trainer should possess. 1. Client Centered Training I once evaluated a trainer’s exercise prescriptions and found them to remarkably similar. So much that I could not match needs and goals for each of his clients. In this case, it turned out during…
Many people simply think if they join a gym or hire a personal trainer they can get started with an exercise program. For most people, this is true, but for a smaller percentage of the population, this may not be the case. As a clinical exercise specialist and personal trainer with 25 years of experience, I’ll give you the low-down on why I can’t provide you personal training – right away.