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5 Tips To Hire The Right Personal Trainer

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Not all personal trainers are good. Some trainers are good while others are not-so-good. If you have made your mind to hire a good personal trainer, know that this decision can change your life. So, it's not a good idea to hire one without thinking. The tips given below can help you hire the best personal trainer. Read on.

1. Get references

Making your decision based on the reviews posted on the blogs of personal trainers is not a good idea. Instead, what you need to do is ask the trainers to give you the contact details of at least two clients they served in the past. Do not just rely on the pictures and testimonials as they may be fake. Make sure that you go with a trainer who is honest, qualified and experienced.

2. Do not take your credit card with you

You may not want to keep a credit card in your pocket when making the final decision. This will help you avoid making any rash or emotional decision and you will not regret later on. Actually, the thing is that gyms of today have become a lot better at convincing potential clients to sign up.

This decision should not be made in haste. A good personal trainer may change your lifestyle. You may want to consider all your options before using your credit card to make payment. You can find a good personal trainer through word of mouth or by visiting your nearby gyms.

3. Convenience

While it is worth traveling long distances for a good trainer, you may want to consider your convenience as well. If you are a beginner, we suggest that you spend at least 30 days seeing your trainer for two to three times per week. This will help you establish your base and develop good habits. If you do not want to meet your trainer many times in a week, we suggest that you do not think about a lot about their location.

4. Be skeptical

If a trainer wants to sell you something on behalf of a company, you should be a skeptical. In gyms, multi-tier schemes of marketing are all the rage. Mostly, the supplements are overpriced and low quality.

5. Budget

Keep in mind that the services of a good personal trainer are invaluable. The service charges of a professional may vary. The lowest service charges can be $ 25 per hour. Location is an important factor that can help you determine the service fees.

A specialist trainer is high in demand; therefore, they will charge you more. Aside from this, if you have a compulsion, you may have to pay a bit more and hire the right trainer. The fees of the professional also depend upon their experience. Moreover, if you already have a little bit experience, you can go with a less experienced personal trainer. Make sure you search for a pro who knows what coaching is all about.

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Project 365+1 Day 63 3/3/08

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63/366
Time to renew the Gym Membership and do some exercise!

Posted by jake1.0 on 2008-03-03 21:42:03

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Arguing In Favor Of Yoga

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I have been looking into health and fitness for nearly half a century, and writing on the subject for the last decade.

One area of ​​interest which I have encountered again and again is yoga.

So, I was not overly surprised recently, when, while reading an article on several things that anyone could do for good health, yoga was mentioned.

The surprising fact, not for me, but, for you, is that, after specifically discussing the value of exercise, nutrition, and managing stress, the articleave the subject of yoga own own section.

You see, I have learned over the years that yoga has so many potential health benefits and spans so many health related subjects that it almost has to own its discussion.

In many other cultures than that of the US and Europe, and for many people, yoga is more than just a fitness routine … it is a way of living. As such, it includes both mental and physical exercise, meditation, diet, and stress reduction. Even the most shallow practitioner of yoga not only reaps the beneficial health benefits of yoga, but, seems to absorb some of the other aspects through some form of psychic osmosis.

To some extent, opting to accept yoga as exercise is a bit of a buy-in to many of the other health benefits of yoga.

As a stand-alone exercise program, yoga can combine both strength and some aspects of cardio. While it lacks the heart pounding results of running, or similar forms of aerobic exercise, doing the movements properly requires proper breathing as well. The body, and the mind, learn how to bring oxygen into the body more efficiently, and distribute it effectively through the body.

When done properly and regularly, yoga can produce a condition similar to, or, for some, damaged near the same as, meditation. Meditation, and exercise (see previous paragraph), both help to reduce stress. In case you are one of the twelve people on earth who are not aware, stress is probably the most dangerous, and most common, health risk for nearly every health issue which you may encounter.

Eating properly is also a major factor for good health. While those who really "get into" yoga go out of their way to alter their diet for the good, even those who intend to adopt it as a physical fitness regimen tend to alter their eating for better health. This is probably due to the "osmosis effect" I mentioned earlier. Also, it is not uncommon for a person adopting one aspect of a healthy life to adopt other aspects as well.

However, stress is also a factor in overeating and poor digestion. Exercise in general, and yoga specifically, helps relieve stress and encourages people to make better decisions about their diet and eating habits. A regular practice of yoga also seems to assist with the digestive process itself.

So, while opting for a healthy lifestyle by exercising regularly, relieving stress, and eating properly is a good thing to do, an easy … Read More