Pete Griggs


How A Personal Trainer Can Help You

Personal Fitness

I get a lot of e-mails from people asking me what personal training entails and how it will help their fitness.

So I thought I’d write an article to explain the benefits.

A common misconception made by people is that they need some level of fitness to be able to start using a personal trainer. This is very bad thinking. If you have no fitness whatsoever a personal trainer will be able to show you how to quickly get fit, and stop you picking up any bad habits along the way. They will also teach you a whole host of exercises and routines and gradually build on your knowledge of health and fitness.

I get a lot of people who come to me who are very fit too, but their level of fitness is not where they want it to be. In such cases a personal trainer can show you the steps that you need to take to achieve your goals.

People who are new to fitness often need as much encouragement and motivation as possible to get them started because they are making changes in their lives which need to stick, or they will slip back into there old unhealthy ways and bad habits. Using a personal trainer to motivate you is the best way to make these changes stick, when you have a booking with a trainer you have to go, unlike the gym when you go when you feel like it. Even if your feeling crappy when you get to the session a good personal trainer will encourage you to finish the session with lots of motivation, and you’ll feel great at the end.

Having a regular session with a personal trainer also makes sure you stay on track to achieving your health and fitness goals. Most people start exercise with the best intentions to get their goals, but often after a few months they have made little progress towards obtaining them and are doing the same thing over and over. Regular sessions with a fitness trainer will ensure you stay on track, and that you steadily progress towards you goal by constantly challenging you each session and getting you fitter and fitter.

Choose a personal trainer who is fit themselves, this will act as an inspiration to you to better yourself and be more like them. You can model a personal trainer so you can be like them, also working out with someone who is fit will highlight to you the areas of your fitness that you need to work on.

An important factor in achieving you fitness goals is sorting out what you eat. Get your personal trainer to sort out your diet and show you where to make the necessary improvements or changes. Once you have you diet sorted out you will be amazed how much easier it is to achieve your fitness goals.

Lastly find yourself a personal trainer that you get along with, this is often overlooked. You may be spending a lot of time with your fitness trainer so it is important that they are friendly and that there is a good vibe between you. A good trainer will have your interests as there number one priority when you are with them, so that you stay focused on achieving you goals throughout the session.

To book a session or for comments and questions call or e-mail me:

E-mail: Phone: 07947 049889

Please Read Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in the above articles are those of the authors and theirs alone. Information in the articles is not to be taken as medical advice, please consult you doctor before undertaking any type of exercise programme especially if you have any medical conditions.

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