What Are The Benefits Of Having A Personal Trainer?

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Research is clear that working out alone delivers sub-optimal results, at best.  But why does this occur?  What is it about the trainer/client relationship that reinforces success?  What are the benefits of having a personal trainer in your corner? Before we can answer these questions, you first need to be sure that personal training is right […]

What Do You Expect From Your Workout?

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I like to think of myself more as “personal health accountant” rather than a personal trainer to my clients. Making my clients accountable to their program and their results is of paramount importance to me. It’s also because I believe that the latter has become such a nebulous term. There are now so many different approaches to […]

3 Ways To Fail With A Personal Trainer

When you set out to hire a personal trainer, you probably have a few expectations as to what the experience will be like.  Maybe someone close to you has had a trainer and related their experiences to you. Maybe you’ve seen one on T.V (hopefully not) and developed an idea as to what a personal […]

7 Ways To Afford A Personal Trainer On A Budget

It was the year 2001, the economy was booming and everywhere people were flocking to gyms. I was just entering the fitness business as a personal trainer and worked for a well-known fitness conglomerate here in Vancouver.  I was poised to create lasting change in the minds and bodies of  all this new blood entering my world. […]

Is Having a Personal Trainer Right For You?

If you think that having a personal trainer is the best option for you, you might be surprised by the answer. When most people make the decision to improve their health, get in shape or reach a seemingly distant fitness goal, they immediately think that they need to hire a fitness professional. While there is nothing wrong […]

Hiring the Right Personal Trainer – 8 Things To Know

So, you’ve made the right decision to start an exercise program and to finally clean up your diet.  Congratulations, you’ve  just started your journey to becoming the best you can be. You’ve given your genes a chance to express themselves in the most optimal way and you’re set to get the most out of your life. In […]