10 reasons why you need a fitness trainer or fitness instructor

Fitness trainer

A personal trainer can be an invaluable resource for reaching your fitness goals. If you've been exercising consistently for several weeks or months and aren't losing weight or reaching your goals, hiring a trainer may be a good choice.

Here are 10 reasons why working out with a personal trainer helps you get the most out of your fitness routine.

1. You’re Just Not Getting The Results You Want

You may have been exercising for a while but find yourself in a plateau and struggling not to go backward. A personal trainer can rejig your program and take a look at what you are eating. Getting the right nutrition is half the battle. The sessions with the personal trainer will be constantly giving your body new challenges to respond to. You’ll be heading for a new peak before you know it.

2. You’re At A Loss At Where To Start

Advice from friends, gym trainers, and magazines can be confusing, overwhelming and contradictory. A personal trainer will take the guessing out by tailoring your workout and program for your specific goals and body type. Each workout with the personal trainer will be tailored for you to get maximum benefits without overdoing it. They will also support you in fitting in other workouts and activities into your life in a manageable way.

3. You Don’t Like Gyms

Some people just don’t like the gym environment. A personal trainer can get you working out in the comfort of your own home, a private studio or outside getting some much needed fresh air.

4. You’re Bored With The Same Old Workouts

Anyone can get stuck in a rut. A trainer will constantly engage you with new challenges and ways to train. You never know what new toy they might have too.

5. You Want To Be Pushed

Like anyone else, even I don’t work as hard as I do with someone standing over me, supporting, challenging and not letting me slack off just because it’s getting hard!

6. You Want Confidence To Workout On Your Own

It’s very common for people to think that everyone else in the gym is super experienced and super confident, and worse than that, they are worried about what you are up to. Getting a few sessions on with a personal trainer will increase your confidence in general and will turn you into an expert gym user yourself.

7. You’re Motivated By Accountability

Trainers come with built-in motivation. Not only are you investing money into your exercise program… you’re investing time as well. There’s nothing like a standing appointment to get your butt in gear for a workout. Not only that, but a trainer also provides some accountability so, even when you don’t have a session, you know your trainer will be asking if you did your planned workouts. Just knowing that may make it harder to skip your workouts.

8. You Have A Specific Illness, Injury Or Condition

An experienced trainer can help you with specific problems like old injuries, diabetes, arthritis. Working with your doctor or physiotherapist, if necessary, a personal trainer can help you get the best possible help to improve your overall fitness in a safe and effective way.

9. You’re Training For A Sport Or Event

Trainers can help you with sport-specific training and programs for anything from marathon events to badminton. They can also provide relevant cross-training to keep you strong, balanced and injury-proof.

10. You Want Supervision And Support During Workouts

Some people know how to exercise and they even know how to do the exercises correctly, but they like having a trainer around for support and supervision. If you’re lifting very heavy weights or need someone to help with partner-type exercises, working with a trainer might be a good choice for you. He can spot you during workouts and help you come up with a good training plan for your goals.


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