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What kind of follow-up strategy must I expect from my personal trainer for maintenance?

What kind of follow-up strategy must I expect from my personal trainer for maintenance?

You decide: Once you reach your desired fitness level with your trainer, you decide how frequently you would like your trainer to follow up with you for maintenance. Depending on your fitness goals, this could be monthly, or longer. ...Read more

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How much experience must I expect in a personal trainer for heart rehab?

How much experience must I expect in a personal trainer for heart rehab?

Cardiac rehab: Ecrrcose physiologists or technicians who work in cardiac rehab have specialized training that personal trainers do not. Get enrolled in a dedicated cardiac rehab program. ...Read more

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What's a personal trainer fee?

What's a personal trainer fee?

Depends.......: Depends on the trainer, the facility and the part of the country in which you live. I have seen training as low as $20 per hour and as high as $300 per hour - and I'm sure the range is even larger than that.
The key is to get what you need and don't spend more than you can afford.
A good pair of shoes and a brisk 22 min walk every day is free (after you buy the shoes). ...Read more

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How can I become a personal trainer?

See below: In most areas there are programs to take at colleges that will lead to taking a test for certification. ...Read more

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How can I be a successful personal trainer?

See below: There are programs that you can take to teach proper techniques and then become certified as a personal trainer. ...Read more

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What amount is a personal trainer every month?

I assume: There are different prices depending on the amount of time you spend with them. The best way to fond out is call your local gyms in your area and ask for a quote. ...Read more

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Would youconsider a personal trainer who smokes?

Would youconsider a personal trainer who smokes?

No: To me smoking is in such opposition to good health - that it would be hard for me to see the individual as truly committed to health. ...Read more

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Why must I have a personal trainer if I can buy a dvd?

Why must I have a personal trainer if I can buy a dvd?

You don't have to: Personal trainers are for those who want personalized help with their fitness routine. They are not for everyone, most definitely. ...Read more

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What information do I tell a personal trainer about myself?

What information do I tell a personal trainer about myself?

As much as you want.: They will ask you some questions - and you may choose to not answer them if it makes you uncomfortable in any way. Tell your trainer your goals, your past success' and failures, your prior injuries (if any), and your "barriers" which are the things that seem to get between you and great fitness. That will help the trainer help you. The rest you can 'play be ear'! ...Read more

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What are the benefits to hiring an in-home personal trainer?

What are the benefits to hiring an in-home personal trainer?

Convenience: The main benefit is convenience of not having to go anywhere. Unless your home gym is totally lavish, typically the better equipment and more variety is available at a gym. The environment of the gym might be more conducive since everyone is working out. However, if you value privacy then in-home is better. You must also weigh the security of having a trainer in your home. ...Read more

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Do you think I should get a personal trainer to loss weight?

Do you think I should get a personal trainer to loss weight?

Expensive, but...: It makes exercise expensive, but the investment helps keep you going. A trainer can also help you avoid injury, while pushing you to full effort! However, the mouth is the strongest muscle going, so watch what goes in. Proper nutrition is more important, but exercise is second! ...Read more

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Where do you go if you wanna be a certified personal trainer?

Local Colleges: You can probably go online and check with local community colleges in your area to see if they have such a program to fit your needs. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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How to find a great personal trainer if one has health issues?

How to find a great personal trainer if one has health issues?

Depends on issue: If you have recently had a heart attack or heart event such as an angioplasty, or if you have lung disease, there is a class of specialist known as cardiac (heart) or pulmonary (lung) rehab who are especially trained in improving exercise tolerance in people with diseases in those areas. Your pcp may be able to specifically direct you to exercise physiologists or physiatrists who can also help. ...Read more

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How to loose 20lbs in a month? Would a personal trainer help me?

How to loose 20lbs in a month? Would a personal trainer help me?

For most people,: This would be too aggressive a goal. A personal trainer would likely be helpful if you are also working on nutrition. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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How can I ensure a personal trainer is focused on me for the longterm?

How can I ensure a personal trainer is focused on me for the longterm?

Ask and set goals: The best way to ensure this is to be open and selective upfront with the trainer and let them know that you are focused on a long term relationship. Ask to sit down with the trainer to set long term goals for your fitness, diet, weight, and psychology. Look them in the eye and ask if they will be with you long term. People don't like to break the trust of clients and doing this upfront will help. ...Read more

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When should someone get a personal trainer isntead of just working out on their own?

When should someone get a personal trainer isntead of just working out on their own?

When they have a-: -goal in mind & have no real plan on how to arrive there. A personal trainer AT-C, can help you set up a program for strength and cardio on alternative workouts, designed to you needs and abilities. ...Read more

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This personal trainer got mad at me today because I forgot my routine. Should I move on?

This personal trainer got mad at me today because I forgot my routine. Should I move on?

Talk first then deci: Everyone can have a bad day. While I think the trainer acted unprofessionally and was inappropriate, give him/her the chance to apologize and take responsibility for his anger. The trainer is there to support/help, not to attack. This may a break through leading to a better relationship. If the temper flares again, find new trainer and agree on a trial period of several sessions to check out the. ...Read more

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How to know if I need a personal trainer or a dietician?

See below: My personal opinion is to have yourself evaluated by a certified dietitian. You can email our dietitian online by going to www weighstation. Net and click on asked the dietitian. Tricia will be more than glad to give you some insight. I wish you the best. There's no charge for her advice. ...Read more

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Aside from exercise routines, how can you benefit from a personal trainer?

Aside from exercise routines, how can you benefit from a personal trainer?

Be careful: If you are female aerobic exercise is really not your friend. Stress responses lower estrogen levels and the stimuli for ovulation (fsh). Our society pushes aerobic exercise on everyone. It does not control or aid in weight loss. Resistance training in a non aerobic way is good. If a trainer will teach this it may be good to have a coach and motivator. Read "slo burn fitness revolution" hahn. ...Read more

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What age do I need to be to enroll in a personal trainer certification program?

What age do I need to be to enroll in a personal trainer certification program?

18 years old: Generally you must be 18 years old and a high school, or equavalent, graduate. ...Read more

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What help me to lose weight without buying any special foods or a personal trainer?

What help me to lose weight without buying any special foods or a personal trainer?

See below: Reduce carbs, stop soda and sugar, increase protein, exercise at least 15 minutes cardio, for some out tips see www. Weighstation. Net! ...Read more

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Good Morning, My son is 13 and small. He has not hit puberty. Would getting him a personal trainer benefit him or stunt his growth?

Good Morning, My son is 13 and small. He has not hit puberty. Would getting him a personal trainer benefit him or stunt his growth?

Depends: If he is being followed by a pediatrician I am sure he is on the normal growth charts. Is he below normal on the chart?
At the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia they have a Growth unit where they do evaluation and treatment. There are hormonal causes for short stature. Their number is 215-590-3174
Exercise is always a good thing. It will not stunt his growth. ...Read more

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Could a person need a personal trainer to build muscle?

Could a person need a personal trainer to build muscle?

If they don't have a: Good understanding of anatomy, gym equipment and how to build muscle safely - it could be beneficial. ...Read more

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How can I become a fitness personal trainer?

How can I become a fitness personal trainer?

See below: You need to take classes and then take a state certification test. ...Read more

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What are credentials for a personal trainer and life coach?

What are credentials for a personal trainer and life coach?

A life coach: Can be credentialed by various organizations by taking the organization's training. Just google "life coach" to see the variety of credentials. As far as I know, there are no states that license life coaches and no universal standards. Some life coaches may have no credentials and some may be licensed mental health professionals who also do coaching. ...Read more

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