1.Exercise helps us to live longer by helping to protect us from heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, colon and breast cancers, and obesity.
2.Exercise reduces high cholesterol and the risk of developing high cholesterol.
3.Exercise helps us maintain a healthy body weight.
4.Exercise builds and maintains healthy muscles, bones, and joints.
5.Exercise reduces depression and anxiety, relieves stress, and puts us in a positive mood.
There are a number of ways to get a good workout. Joining a gym, using exercise tapes, and taking a fitness class (e.g., yoga, spinning, pilates, etc.) are just a few of the ways that people can stay fit. However, some people prefer the one-on-one attention that they receive from a personal trainer.
Personal trainers used to be exclusively for the rich and the famous. Now that fitness centers are widespread, the number of personal trainers has increased as well. Luckily the cost of using a personal trainer is also in reach for those who do not have a million-dollar budget. A personal trainer can help both the novice and mature fitness enthusiast. It can be very intimidating to walk into a gym full of equipment with no guidance. Thus, people might give up on fitness before they have even started.
Using a personal trainer also saves time because you do not waste time figuring what equipment is best for your needs and how to use it. Having a trained professional guide you in the use of the equipment also reduces the likelihood of injury. Personal trainers are also knowledgeable about diet, so they can help you with your overall diet and fitness regimen. Let’s not forget the motivation factor. Working with a trained professional one-on-one can motivate a person to stick with the fitness plan. Also, the fact that people are paying for the services of a personal trainer is enough to get some of them to make the most of the experience so that they get their money’s worth.
According to the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s survey the average hourly rate for personal training services is $50. However, rates range from $15 to $100 per hour.
Finding a qualified personal trainer who is right for you is essential to having a well-rounded, successful fitness plan. Therefore, you should ask yourself the following questions when choosing a personal trainer.
1.Does the trainer have a personal trainer certification from a solid, strict, and reputable certifying organization?
2.Does the trainer have formal education in an appropriate field?
3.Does the personal trainer have liability insurance?
4.Is the personal trainer in healthy shape?
5.Do they have a number of references that they can give you?
Following a healthy diet and fitness plan is not something that we should to sporadically or just to lose weight. Health and fitness should be an important part of our daily lives. If you have the time and money, working with a personal trainer can help motivate you to make fitness an important part of your life.