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4 Factors To Consider When Hiring a Personal Trainer

Do you feel unsure or intimidated when you go to the gym? A personal trainer can help you gain confidence and fitness knowledge so you can reach your goals faster. Here are 4 things to consider when choosing a personal trainer.


Regular exercise is a very important aspect of your overall health and well-being, but sometimes, doing it alone can pose a huge challenge. Whether you’re a beginner, or a regular at the gym, a personal trainer can give you the boost you need to take your fitness to a whole new level.

Hiring a personal trainer is very important because such a professional will:

  • Keep you motivated
  • Push you to work harder
  • Constantly adapt your exercise routine as your fitness levels improve
  • Show you how to create and stick to fitness and weight loss goals
  • Teach you proper form so you lower your risk of injury

 

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Whether you want to work out from the comfort of your home, or you love going to the gym, our Calgary personal trainers can help you set and achieve all your fitness and weight loss goals. Using programs tailored to your specific lifestyle and needs, we help you get the sustainable, yet dramatic, results you want.

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4 Tips For Choosing the Best Personal Trainer For Your Needs

Investing your time and money in someone to guide you in the right direction when it comes to your weight loss and fitness goals can give you amazing results, but choosing the wrong personal trainer can end up doing you more harm than good.

If you are considering working with a personal trainer, then you must take time to figure out what your goals are and look for someone who is passionate and dedicated to helping you reach them.

When you’re choosing a personal trainer, here are 4 factors to consider:

 

1. Your Personal Trainer Has the Necessary Credentials

A great trainer will be able to show you a track record of success and results, as well as a certification from a credible organization. Whether it’s a background in kinesiology, professional sports, or nutrition, such credentials can indicate that your trainer has the knowledge and experience you require.

Tip: Before working with a personal trainer, it’s always advisable to ask for references from some of their clients who have had similar goals to yours. If you know they’ve helped others get to where you want to be, then you can rest assured you’ve made the right choice.

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2. Your Personal Trainer is Dedicated to You

One of the most common reasons people work with a personal trainer is because they are looking for someone to motivate them and push them to work hard. Your personal trainer should:

  • Give you tough love when you require a boost and show empathy during your challenges.
  • Be firm yet understanding.
  • Always create a customized workout that suits your specific fitness and weight loss goals.

Keep in Mind: While a personal trainer should hold you accountable to your workout, they must also be accountable to you. This means they have to show up on time and give you their undivided attention. This is the only way you’ll see the results you want.

 

3. Your Personal Trainer Spends More Time Listening Than Talking

An excellent personal trainer listens more than he/she talks. They will ask you the right questions, listen to your answers, and create a workout that is best suited for you. You know you’ve found the right fitness partner when they:

  • Ask you about your expectations and goals and adjust your workouts appropriately.
  • Ask for feedback regarding the workouts.
  • Enquire about how an exercise makes you feel and corrects your form to keep you from getting injured.
  • Make recommendations regarding your nutrition to help you achieve your weight loss goals.

 

4. Always take your time

When you decide to work with a personal trainer, you’re putting your health and well-being into someone else’s hands, so make sure to take your time and find someone you can trust and feel comfortable with.

This is very important because making the right choice can mean all the difference between achieving your goals or becoming frustrated at the lack of results.

 

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Do you want to start your incredible transformation today? To find out more about our online and in-gym personal training services, and how the team at Jensen Fitness can help you achieve all your weight loss goals, visit our Calgary gym at 16-12110 40 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2Z 4K6.

Alternatively, you can contact us at 403-200-0199 or fill in our online contact form.

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Shayne Jensen

Shayne has been entrenched in Health and Fitness for the better part of life. In his youth, Shayne played Soccer and Tennis. He also played multiple seasons of Hockey, Football, Baseball and competitive Squash. Being raised so close to the Rocky Mountains he developed a passion for Hiking, Mountain Biking and Snowboarding. A fierce competitor to all sports, at the young age of thirteen, Shayne found a new calling, he moved his athleticism from the courts to the gym.


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