A personal trainer can provide creative, effective workouts, prevent injuries, ensure you hit your goals, and provide consistent, non-judgmental fitness support. Working out with a Liverpool personal trainer increases your fitness-goal success rate by over 30 percent, according to a study published in the Journal of Sports Science & Medicine. The study found that the influence of direct supervision during workouts had a huge effect on the outcome of training.
1. You’re Seeing No Results from Exercising: Over a number of weeks or months you’ve been working hard in the gym. But you’re not losing weight, not toning up or can’t increase those weights like everyone else? A PT is perfect in this instance as they can assess what you’re doing, why it’s not working and what other changes you may need to make. From setting your new goals to motivating you with small wins, it’s a simple way to start seeing those results – fast!
2. Boredom is Preventing you from Going to the Gym: This is common for many people. It can go hand in hand with the above too. It’s said that variety is the spice of life, and for exercising it’s no different. Doing the same old routine and exercise every time you work out IS boring. Get a fresh set of eyes on your workout and you’ll find about 10 different ways to work the same muscles.
3. Overwhelmed with Where to Start Changing Your Exercise: Sometimes the Internet is a good thing – looking for inspiration for your workouts online could be the exact opposite. There are thousands of websites and millions of ways to work out – where do you start? A qualified and experienced personal trainer will assess your goals, find out what you enjoy and then construct a workout that will work for you. It should challenge, keep you interested and of course help you reach your goals.
4. You Need Advice on Getting Started: Ok you’ve seen how being overwhelmed can stop some from ever getting in the gym. But what if you’re in the gym and know a few exercises, but want to set yourself some targets or goals. From being able to last 10 minutes on a rower through to leg pressing the 100kg. Whatever your goal, a personal trainer can help you focus on achievable goals as part of a bigger picture. They have all the knowledge to start from the very beginning, right through to National level athletes in some cases.
5. You’ve Got/Had an Injury: Rehabilitation is one of the fastest growing areas for personal trainers who want to grow their businesses. Making sure you get back into shape or start to use that broken leg is a vital part of rehab to get you back to where you were before the accident or illness. Many personal trainers take extended courses specifically to be able to help build you back up, and put in place some strength that may help to prevent future problems. Worth it’s weight in gold.