Consumers Guide to choosing a Personal Trainer
What is a Personal Trainer . A personal trainer is someone that helps you achieve a better body goal and motivates you in many ways to make it an enjoyable experience. A personal trainer is NOT someone who makes you work full on without any motivation, and does not assist you
Goals and Objectives • When looking for a personal trainer, it is important that you choose one that will help with your goals and objectives. Some goals/objectives might include: • Weight loss • Body toning • Flexibility training • Endurance training • Specific training eg: Yoga • Fitness level training
Qualifications • Before choosing a Personal trainer, make sure you check they have certain qualifications. If you don’t you could be falsely trained. Qualifications a trainer MUST have are: • Certificate III and IV in Fitness/Personal Training. (Minimum) • Senior Certificate in First aid • Attending workshops and training courses (Up to date knowledge) • University Degree or certificates from fitness organisations. (forms solid foundation of knowledge
What to avoid Steer clear of “personal trainers” that: • Ignores important questions • Works you till your in pain • Suggests remedies that your doctor has not prescript-ed • Interrupts sessions to talk to friends • Doesn't return calls or emails • Recommends levels of fitness that you cannot complete • Can't or won't provide proof of professional credentials.
Questions to ask • To make sure the personal trainer is of good value, ask questions like: • How long have you been a personal trainer? • What is a normal client for them? • How much do they charge per session? • Are there any other payments? • How long are there sessions? • What to bring? • Where will we be training? • What are your qualifications?
Where to look • When looking for a personal trainer, good places to start looking are: • Local Gym • Get friends preferences • Ask doctor • Go to health centres and ask inquiries • Telephone directories
Boot Camp Trainers • Company Name : Fox Fitness and Performance • Specialties : Personal Training Studio, Group Fitness, Boot-camp, Ladies Only • Areas Serviced : Alexandria SydneyRedfern Waterloo Beaconsfield Mascot Erskineville • Qualifications : Cert III & IV in Fitness • Rate : Please call me for great prices • Telephone No. : 0424 486 780 • Address : Unit 9b/17-19 Bowden Street Alexandria NSW 2015 • Description :Fox Fitness and Performance specialises in weight loss transformations through personal training and women’s boot camp for working professionals and people with busy lifestyles. Achieve guaranteed results in record time with expert personal fitness training, boot camp and personalised nutrition plans with Sydney’s leading personal trainer and boot camp instructor who has helped transform the lives of over 230 Sydney residents already
Boxing • Specialties : Personal Training Outdoors, Group Fitness, ZumbaClass , Boxing • Areas Serviced : Canning Vale, Perth , Belmont, Applecross, Fremantle, Mandurah, Scarborough • Qualifications : All of our trainers are fully qualified • Rate : Please call us for great prices • Telephone No. : 0433 910 335 • Address : Locations all over Perth
Company Name : Suburban Boot-camps • Specialties : Boot-camp, Group Fitness • Areas Serviced : Carindale, Wakerley, Kangaroo Point • Qualifications : Physical Education Degree, Qualified Personal Trainer Cert IV in Fitness, Advanced Kettle-bell instructor • Rate : From $10 a session Get your free fitness package now @ www.freefitnesspackage.com • Telephone No. : 0402 032 042 • Address : Carindale, East Brisbane
Specialties : Group Fitness, Personal Training Outdoors, Ladies Only, Boxing • Areas Serviced : Coorparoo, Dutton Park, Stones Corner, Woolloongabba, Mitchelton, Stafford, Buranda • Qualifications : All of our trainers are fully qualified • Rate : Please contact us for great prices • Telephone No. : 1300 438 688 • Address : LanglandsPark, Coorparoo Teralba Park, Everton Park Personal training at your home
Corporate Fitness • Specialties : Personal Training Studio, Group Fitness, Boot-camp, Corporate Fitness • Areas Serviced : Stones Corner, Coorparoo, Kangaroo Point, Greenslopes, Holland Park, East Brisbane, Brisbane • Qualifications : All of our trainers are fully qualified • Rate : Please contact us for great prices • Telephone No. : 07 3394 3664 • Address : Level 1/375 Logan Road Stones Corner QLD 4120
Name : Black-belt Fitness • Specialties : Personal Training Outdoors, Group Fitness, Corporate Fitness, Senior Fitness • Areas Serviced : Melbourne, South Yarra, Carlton, Glen Waverley, Toorak, St Kilda, Richmond • Qualifications : Cert III & Cert IV in Personal Training, Master Trainer Certification • Rate : From $15 a session • Telephone No. : 0421 878 113 • Address : We are located throughout the CBD and South East suburbs.
Group Fitness • Specialties : Group FitnessSenior FitnessLadies OnlySports Specific • Areas Serviced : MaroubraMalabarCoogeePagewoodBotanyMatravilleKingsford • Qualifications : All of our trainers are fully qualified • Rate : Please contact us for great prices • Telephone No. : 02-9345 071 • Address : • Des Renford Aquatic centre Maroubra
Company Name : Ashley Portas • Specialties : • Personal Training Gyms • Group Fitness • Personal Training Outdoors • Areas Serviced : • Brisbane • Toowong • New Farm • Newstead • Indooroopilly • Qualifications : Certificate of Fitness, Level 1 triathlon coach, level 1 swim instructor • Rate : from $60 for one-one session, from $15 per person for group sessions • Telephone No. : 0430 129 133 • Address : Studio is in Toowong, but I can come to you.
Bibliography • http://www.choice.com.au/reviews-and-tests/food-and-health/diet-and-exercise/fitness-and-gyms/choosing-a-personal-trainer.aspx Choosing your personal trainer • http://www.meetyourpersonaltrainer.com.au/ Meet your personal trainer