Four Top Benefits of Using a Personal Trainer

blog-Personal-TrainingThere comes a point in which you realize your workout’s not giving you the results you want. You think, “Maybe if I spent more time at the gym, that would help.” Or else, you think that all you have to do is change up your routine, to avoid that dreaded plateau.

Yet, sometimes turbo-charging your fitness regimen requires a professional.
Why should you work with a personal trainer? Consider the benefits:

You’ve Got a Plan

Personal trainers are often the force needed to realize your goals. Together, you’ll work together to develop a realistic plan that unfolds through each of your sessions.

In the process, meeting the weekly steps and striving to that bigger goal engenders motivation. The trainer, in holding you accountable, ensures you’re behind your own progress.

Your Needs Come First

Exercise classes often have a one-size-fits-all approach. With a trainer, on the other hand, everything becomes personalized.

Your individual fitness is considered from the start, while the trainer discusses your goals, including how realistic they are and what you personally will need to do to achieve them.

Introducing Better Fitness and Nutrition

Many go to the gym without understanding nutrition or how to properly exercise. “Move more, eat less” applies, but how much should you move, and what, exactly, should you be eating?

A trainer often provides detailed knowledge about what to eat and is there to correct your form and technique. The latter aspect not only helps with getting more out of your workout, but it additionally assists with injury prevention.

In the process, too, you’ll get a comprehensive introduction to the gym’s equipment. No incorrect usage of the weight machine or elliptical, here. Rather, you’ll leave with a better understanding of what to do, how to go about it, and what results to reasonably expect.

You Won’t Get Bored

Combining these qualities, a trainer’s instruction focuses on maximizing efficiency for optimal results. In response, you’ll learn how to really vary your workout. While many think switching up the treadmill for the rower one day is enough, you’ll get a fuller picture about how to go about reinvigorating your routine.

North Haven Health & Racquet offers multiple certified personal trainers on staff. Request a free session to see if working one-on-one is right for you.