why you need a fitness trainer

7 Reasons Why You Need a Fitness Trainer

Others are trying to ticket off the last item in their bucket list this year which is to get fit. Finally decided to enrol in a gym and do not know how to start.

Beginners cannot even find the right reason to go to the gym because they feel intimidated either because they do not know how to operate the equipment or they do not even know where to begin.

Here are 7 reasons why you need to hire a fitness trainer and get started with your fitness journey.

1. They demonstrate.
Experienced fitness professionals asses a client’s need and work on different body types and various exercises that require proper posture. Fitness trainers are their to teach you right technique and correct usage of gym equipment.

2. They guide you.
Having the best gym equipment does not exempt you from injury but fitness trainers help you minimise the risk.

3. Monitor your progress and provide personal training plans.
Remember that you cannot correct what you cannot measure. Your progress is important as you progress your workout. Having to repeat the same routine will not get you your desired results. Your trainer keeps track of your progress. They analyse it and ensure your program is still appropriate for you. They provide recommendation and change your routine to tailor fit your needs.

4. Provides dietary guidelines.
Fitness trainers are no doctors but the food your eat and your nutrition takes a big role in achieving your fitness goal. Some fitness trainers also take nutrition course which tremendously help their clients in terms on giving advices in proper diet.

5. Provide alternative exercises during workouts.
Truth be told people no matter the gender have different strengths and weakness. 60-second warm up can be a simple routine to those who are accustomed to it but it feels like forever to those who are just getting started. Trainers have alternative routines for workouts to become less daunting.

6. First aid.
When accidents happen these trained individuals know just what to do right away when needed. It is their duty to keep everyone safe and free from injury while clients are enjoying their workout sessions.

7. They motivate.
Some days are good, some days are bad, some days you are super strong, and there are days you feel bored of your routine or totally demotivated. Fitness trainers believe that even if you can’t get at par with their routine they will tell you to work hard and push your limits.

Remember that fitness is a lifestyle. Your fitness instructor can only do so much to help you get there but it all starts with a commitment to yourself.

Sources:
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/fitness-trainers-and-instructors.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitness_professional
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/fitness-instructor
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