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Benefits Only a Personal Trainer Can Offer
There are several benefits that only personal trainers can offer over group training or gym workouts. This is because a personal trainer follows a holistic approach to fitness that includes not only physical wellbeing but all round improvement in the way you lead your life.
Yes, working out under a trainer has its unique benefits and you should really consider having your own trainer if you desire to invest in yourself. You may be interested in EPTI Personal Trainer Courses and becoming a personal trainer yourself.
Personal Trainers can be your Lifestyle Coach
Your trainer is committed to help you achieve your fitness goals and this makes her more involved in your overall wellbeing. She will work towards reducing your stress levels and improving your confidence as she knows that this will perk up your motivation during workouts. She will track your work and rest patterns so that you don’t burn yourself out as this can affect your performance while exercising.
In fact, a trainer often acts as an unofficial lifestyle coach; helping you overcome depression and negativity and improve your outlook toward life.
Your Trainer helps you Break Bad Habits
Living well is more than just about losing weight. You need to follow a healthy lifestyle and stay away from bad habits that have been wreaking havoc on your health for years. It’s difficult to break such long-term habits and you need a friend who will push you in the right direction.
Your personal trainer is the best person to do so as he knows how food, nutrition, workouts, sleep patterns, daily activities and so on; affect your overall health. He will keep a tab on you and motivate you to keep trying till you have imbibed good habits and made them part of your daily life.
Personal Trainers can help Improve your Mental Wellbeing
Staying happy and buoyant is as important as staying fit. You cannot derive the best benefits from your workout sessions if you are depressed or worried or unhappy in general.
Your trainer will select the best workouts that will help your body overcome stress and your mind to stay calm and focused. When your mind is clear and content, you have a better chance of getting more out of each session you attend.
It may not be possible for you to travel to a gym or you may not be comfortable working out in a group. But with your own personal trainer, you have the choice of doing your sessions at a location you prefer.
It may be the privacy of your home, your trainer’s studio, the neighbourhood park or a gym near your workplace. You select the location and your trainer will be there at the appointed time and day.
Trainers offer Flexible Timings
No matter when you are free to workout, your trainer will be there as per schedule. Whether it’s early morning, late evening; office lunch break or an hour in the afternoon when you are free of chores; your trainer will be there for you.
Trainers are extremely flexible when it comes to timings; another advantage that you don’t get at gyms or group workout sessions.
Reasons Why You’re Not as Fit as You Should Be
Have you ever felt that the amount of time you spend on exercising is not enough? Is there a feeling of unhappiness that there is something missing since you are unable to lose your excess weight?
In addition, do you feel that following a strict diet which is usually supplementary to doing exercises, not showing any results? Well, then the best advice you are going to get is to hire a personal trainer.
A personal trainer is like your body guard. He or she will make sure you follow a schedule, do not skip on your work outs, give you a healthy diet and also help you achieve your goals. However, not everybody understands the need for a personal trainer. So, here are few reality checks that will make you reconsider your view while you follow your own exercise routine.
Not exercising enough
While a personal trainer can take one look at your work out plan and tell you the required changes, doing it on your own will mean only one thing – that you have to do double the amount of exercises to achieve the same goal.
It could also be that the exercises that you think are the best for you are actually not burning the necessary fat required to shape your muscles. In fact, the exercises may not even be beneficial beyond superficial. So, if you are serious about changing your life for the positive, then you have to be serious about the exercises to do. You can get some great workout ideas and exercise programs from http://www.6weekbody.com.au.
Not running enough
You may think that the everyday running around the park will help you shed weight and make you fitter. However, while this works, it is a slow process. Your personal trainer will tell you how much need to run and how much exercise is required.
It should not be the case that by both of these, and instead of feeling invigorated, you would end up feeling tired. The irony here is that a personal trainer will stop you right before you exert and exhaust your body.
Not eating well enough
It is best to consult an expert when you want to start dieting. However, though online-diet courses that available are a poor substitute and should be wary of trying it without health advice. An experienced and established personal trainer will keep changing your diet as you start training.
First, it would be about reducing your excess fat and then after you start doing heavy exercises, your personal trainer will include more protein oriented food in your diet plan. This is to ensure your body is able to deal with the intense workouts that your trainer has planned for you. You also need to count your calories to lose weight, creating a calorie deficit is essential if you want to lose more weight.
Not sleeping enough
Another reason that you would feel exhausted instead of feeling energised after doing exercises is lack of sleep. When you sleep, your muscles get time to repair and your tired tissues also get enough rest. If you do not maintain a consistent sleep cycle of eight hours every day, then it is going to affect your body cycle.
If you know anything about me it’s that I always advocate healthy living over quick easy fad diets and cookie cutter workout routines.
So, I have put together this quick blog post outlining my 3 best natural health and fitness tips.
- Hire a personal trainer. Seems straight forward right? You’d be surprised at how few people actually have trainers and coaches. If you’re serious about getting into shape you must hire a fitness expert to guide you.
- Count your daily calorie intake. If you don’t know how many calories you’re consuming each day, how in the hell are supposed to know whether you’re in a calorie deficit? The only way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume… period!
- Eliminate liquid calories. This one is something so many people miss, they chug down bottles of coke, sprite, beer, juice and then wonder why they can;t lose weight. If you’re consuming liquid calories you are fighting an uphill battle you will not win. Drink water, green tea and if you do have coffee… have an espresso.
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