1. Trainers provide expertise
A superior personal trainer will watch closely to ensure that you are doing the exercises properly to maximize your result and target the intended muscle group. The fitness industry is forever changing, and it is a Personal Trainers job to stay updated. We take the guess work out of training and ensure every workout is effective.
2. Trainers provide accountability and motivation
Having an appointment helps keep you accountable on days when you do not feel like working out. When it comes to doing your workouts on days you do not see your trainer you will feel more motivated to accomplish them. Do you want to face your trainer and tell him or her know that you didn’t work out yesterday?
Also, if you are paying a trainer, do you really want to slack off and feel like you aren’t getting the most for your money? Money spent is a great motivation to work out.
3. A trainer will push you just enough
Your trainer will know just how much to push you in each workout without going to far. You will learn what you are truly capable of in a safe, controlled environment.
An experienced trainer knows how to push you beyond your comfort zone and when to stop before pain or injury sets in. If you have difficulty with an exercise or have a pre-existing injury your trainer will know how to give you alternate exercises and work around any issues.
4. A trainer helps you identify and reach goals
You trainer will help you make smart, measurable and attainable goals. You may not even realize you’re improvements and when a trainer points one out it will motivate you even more.
5. A trainer will personalize your workout
Quality trainers know how to customize a workout based on your individual strengths, weaknesses and goals. This is not a one-size-fits-all workout routine you would find in a book or magazine. The personalized plan is tailored to your goals and needs while taking into consideration your current physical condition and medical background. Your trainer can make accommodations to the program if you have an injury, bad back or poor flexibility.
6. Trainers can reduce the possibility of injury
An injury can derail a workout program and cause so much discouragement that you could lose momentum and determination to continue. A trainer will help you to do exercises properly so that you won’t injure yourself.
7. Complacent No More
If your workouts have previously felt complacent, an experienced trainer ensures you will not be bored anytime soon. They teach a variety of exercise method keeping each session interesting.
Between high-end machines, body weight exercises, free weights, and props like balls and straps, there is no end to the combinations you could be working on. Trainers also help you to make adjustments as your fitness level improves to ensure continued progress; so you won’t plateau or feel stuck in the same old routine.