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The top 5 reasons to work with a personal trainer

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10 Reasons to Avoid Becoming a Personal Trainer #10 Gyms Treat You Like Their B*tch. Because they can. Where else are you going to go where hundreds of potential #9 Clients Want to Have Sex With You. For some, this is why they went into training.

Some of you might have just read #8 It’s. Here are 10 of the reasons why NOT to become a Personal Trainer – and perhaps why your doubts may not be what they seem. I want to find the right qualifications – it is more simple than you think. To be a Personal Trainer there are only two National Qualifications you require – the Level 2 in Fitness Instructing, and the Level 3 Diploma. These are indicators that you should dump your personal trainer.

They don’t listen or seem to care when you’re experiencing pain or discomfort. They can’t or won’t explain how their workouts. A common reason people quit is that they become disillusioned with the fitness industry.

For some, the reality of working in a gym and training clients doesn’t match their expectations. The early mornings and slow goal progress aren’t quite what they had in mind when becoming a personal trainer. This was the case for me ten years ago. Rushing around, sleeping less, training less, and eating poorly.

Suddenly, you’re a personal trainer who needs a personal trainer. It took me over a year to work out how I could maintain my own. Are you thinking about becoming a personal trainer? Although the idea of spending your days and making your living helping others exercise sounds appealing, there is a whole lot more to being a personal trainer than designing exercise programs. Learn what the top pros in the industry have to say about the joys and challenges of being a personal trainer and what you need to know before pursuing.

They’re better than a mirror. Watching yourself while you work out can help you make sure your form is correct, but it’s They push your limits. Just when you think you can’t go anymore, you’ll be told to “hold for another minute” or do “10 They hold you accountable. This one can be important. A personal trainer worth their salt puts an extreme emphasis on creating a program that works and adapts to you.

It should progress, change and adapt in accordance with your results. 4. They Do Tabata for Everything. A sure sign your personal trainer.

1. Getting certified as a personal trainer doesn’t actually involve working out. Certification is theory-based: you study out of a book and then go to a testing center for your exam. Four main reasons: loss of calorie burning muscle tissue, increase in caloric intake, decreased activity levels, and changes in hormone balance.

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Clients not only relied on their trainers to get fit, lose weight, and train regularly, but they also wanted to broaden the conversation to include advice on business, relationships, nutrition, and lifestyle.

“Lifestyle Wellness Coaching” by James Gavin, Madeleine Mcbrearty
from Lifestyle Wellness Coaching
by James Gavin, Madeleine Mcbrearty
Human Kinetics, 2013

All these reasons are good ones for working with a professional trainer.

“Siberian Huskies For Dummies” by Diane Morgan
from Siberian Huskies For Dummies
by Diane Morgan
Wiley, 2011

I’ve never had a personal trainer in my life and I never will.

“The Doctor Is In: 7 Easy, Positive Steps to Take Right Now to Transform Your Health” by Travis Stork M.D.
from The Doctor Is In: 7 Easy, Positive Steps to Take Right Now to Transform Your Health
by Travis Stork M.D.
Gallery Books, 2010

“I hardly plan on being a personal trainer all my life,” she said.

“MARRIED LOVERS” by Jackie Collins
by Jackie Collins
Simon & Schuster Australia, 2011

The personal trainer should not train these clients.

“NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training” by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
from NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training
by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2011

The report is titled, “5 Mistakes MOST People Make When Hiring a Personal Trainer.”

“Social Media Made Me Rich: Here's How it Can do the Same for You” by Matthew Loop
from Social Media Made Me Rich: Here’s How it Can do the Same for You
by Matthew Loop
Morgan James Publishing, 2016

Make sure you go through the pointers on how to choose the right personal trainer too!

“Shut Up and Train!: A Complete Fitness Guide for Men and Women” by Deanne Panday
from Shut Up and Train!: A Complete Fitness Guide for Men and Women
by Deanne Panday
Random House Publishers India Pvt. Limited, 2013

Personal trainers need to stay up-to-date in medicine, fitness, business, and even psychology and nutrition.

“Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies” by Melyssa St. Michael, Linda Formichelli
from Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies
by Melyssa St. Michael, Linda Formichelli
Wiley, 2004

For this reason, an aspiring personal trainer likely will begin a career as a fitness instructor or health and fitness specialist and move into a personal trainer position after gaining considerable experience and a specialized certification.

“Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity” by Shirl J. Hoffman
from Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity
by Shirl J. Hoffman
Human Kinetics, 2013

If your Future You has a personal trainer but right now you can’t afford one, then maybe just book in for a one-off session once a month?

“The Goddess Revolution: Food and Body Freedom for Life” by Melissa Wells
from The Goddess Revolution: Food and Body Freedom for Life
by Melissa Wells
Hay House, 2016

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  • Due to medico-legal concerns and the sheer number of questions I receive from these videos, I can no longer answer questions left in the comments. If you have a medical issue and would like more information, go to https://www.drdavidgeier.com/resources/ for other ways I can help you.

  • Hey David,

    Can you please talk about de quervain’s tenosynovitis as an injury. I’ve been doing physio a year and still doesn’t feel like I could do anything with my hand.

  • Thanks Bro this is on target. Lucky for me I’m retired Military with all the health care and a retirement check. This was the best decision for me and things are working out great. Also like you mentioned, in my contracts they pay up front. So a no show or late I still get paid. Cheers!