Finding a personal trainer can be a difficult job, and committing to one can be even harder. It’s not just a financial commitment, but an emotional one, too. You’re potentially putting your physical well-being in the hands of another human.
This isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. Maybe you don’t know whether you need a personal trainer, or more importantly, whether you want one. Personal trainers offer a wide variety of benefits – it’s just a case of determining whether or not they will benefit you.
Let’s take a look at some of the benefits:
You can be forgiven for having a less than enthusiastic session at the gym. Maybe your head was somewhere else that day, or you just didn’t fancy giving it your all. A personal trainer can offer the motivation required to reduce, if not eliminate these sorts of days. Having someone there to push you can make all the difference.
You can go to the gym 5 times a week, stay there for 2 hours, but there’s little point in boasting about it if you aren’t using that time efficiently. A personal trainer can make sure that every moment you spend in the gym is effective. Not only that, time outside the gym can be used efficiently too. The organisation that a personal trainer offers helps utilise all the effort you put in to maximise your results.
Personal trainers are qualified to work in the health and fitness industry. Walking into a gym for the first time can be daunting. Poor form can lead to serious injuries. Having someone there who knows what you need to do is invaluable. Not only can you prevent injury, but work you put in will lead to better results if you have someone making sure you’re doing everything correctly.
- Moral Support
The relationship between a personal trainer and a client is completely unique. This isn’t a simple business transaction. It’s putting faith into another person, and that person repaying this faith with respect. This friendship allows you as a client to access support that helps you to progress the way you want.
There are plenty of personal trainers out there, but you don’t want to pick just anyone. What you have to do is make sure the personal trainer is right for you.
You need someone who understands your needs and wants. If you both have the same goals in mind for you, then you can help work together in order to reach that place you want to get to. It isn’t a case of finding someone who will tell you what to do and what not to do. You have an idea of what you want, whether it be losing weight, gaining muscle etc., and a personal trainer is someone who can help you reach that goal a little bit more easily.
You will always be hard on yourself if you try to evaluate your own performance and progress. A personal trainer can act as a third party – an objective point of view on your development. Like I already said, this is a unique relationship. You can expect to build a friendship, and then use this to reach all your goals.
Personal trainers seem to have this reputation of being overbearing, but that just isn’t the case. The right trainer for you is there to be supportive, but in the meantime pushes you in the direction you want to go.
The key word here is accountability. Knowing someone is waiting at the gym for you, expecting you to turn up, can act as the motivation and encouragement you need. It provides organisation and structure, both of which are essential.
Working with the team here at Ollie Lawrence Personal Trainer in Manchester provides you with all of these benefits. The success is there to be seen. It doesn’t matter what your goals are, the team can help you achieve them.
So, get in touch with the personal training team today to find out what we can offer you. Call 0161 399 00 77 or fill in the quick form below.