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Master trainers vs personal trainers

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Many good and bad!: Some are virtually bogus, while others excellent. The national strength and conditioning association probably has the best, and this is virtually rqu... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
Orthopaedic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: Most people who use the gym are motivated to get in shape but having someone there to teach you how to do all exercises correctly and help you focus o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends.......: It depends on the trainer, his/her age and goals. Most do a combination of aerobic, strength and core work.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
Orthopaedic Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: Trainers will typically spend one session evaluating you and helping you set realistic goals for yourself whether it be strength, endurance, or cardio... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
There are many.: Some are virtually bogus, while others excellent. The national strength and conditioning association probably has the best, and this is virtually rqu... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Fitness Trainers: Unfortunately, there are many scam artists out there. It's best to go to a reputable gym and work w/a trainer there. They may also be able to refer ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Carter-Miller
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Muscle Support: An eating plan for exercise must support muscle mass and promote fat burning while preventing fatigue. We suggest 0.8-1.2 gms of high quality protei... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: They allow for aerobic exercise and are easier on the knees, hips and ankles.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 45 years experience
No-not permanently: I think these are marketing stunts--they just compress your body--possibly not letting you eat/drink much but they are not permanent and not at all a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 24 years experience
Ease into it.: Some trainers are task masters, which is perfectly fine if the person they are training has been conditioned to a high level of fitness. It is a shame... Read More
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