Love, Life and Fitness
SeeNicRun fitness and running blog started nearly 8 years ago when Nicol aka "Nic" wanted to share her running experiences with other runners across the country. It was a great way to connect with other runners. Now that Nic has immersed herself into the fitness world, she has come to share valuable information on overall health and living a healthy lifestyle. With an extensive background in personal and group training, competitive running and lifestyle coaching, you will learn that fitness is not only for the body but it's for the mind and spirit as well!
As a certified personal trainer it is Nic’s job to help people reach their fitness and health goals or they could waste your time and money if you have chosen to settle with the wrong professional. With the numbers of personal trainers nowadays, it is difficult to determine which is best for your needs. It can also be tough to know if you really need the expertise of a trainer or not.
Once you shop around for a personal trainer, there are numerous gyms that can offer you lots of options in personal training solutions and their high-pressure salesmen would also even try to convince you to purchase a package. However, before signing on the dotted line, it is best to make the right decision first to reach all your goals.
Where to Find a Trainer?
There are several ways on how you can find a personal trainer. The most typical way is by visiting a local gym around your place. Such facilities can offer you personal training packages for extra cost. If you don’t like the trainer in a particular gym in your place, you might want to consider referrals from some of your friends or relatives who have already considered hiring a trainer before.
You can also look for personal trainers by referring in your yellow pages, local papers or online. There are several trainers who already have their own websites and advertise their services on local papers. Just make sure that the website is reputable and reliable.
Questions to Ask a Certified Personal Trainer
You should take note that you are hiring a certified personal trainer to do a job for you. Therefore, if you want to get the best value, you should start an interview by asking some questions regarding what you need or prefer.
One of the questions you should ask is about the experience of the personal trainer. It is always important to ask about the experience of a professional as there are cases that the quality of services offered may depend on the experience of an expert. If you don’t want to experience low quality service, you should consider asking about the professional’s experience.
Another question you should ask must be related with the programs being offered. Not all certified personal trainers offer the same programs. Therefore, if you want to consider a particular program that would offer you satisfaction, it would be wise to stick with a trainer that offers a wide variety of programs that would meet your preferences. Asking about the facilities they have may also be a good idea as this can make a difference in terms of comfort.
Overall, hiring a certified personal trainer may be a great way to make your workouts more effective and enjoyable while allowing you to target your specific needs. It is also important to do your homework before you hire some to ensure that you acquire the expertise you are paying for. Then, you are more likely to feel satisfied with the money you have spent and you’ll be one step closer to achieve your fitness and health goals.
Nicol aka "Nic" is your San Diego fitness professional offering private personal training and online training. Nic specializes in functional exercise, weight loss and lifestyle coaching to help you meet your fitness needs.