Those wonderful lines that slowly appear giving our faces the distinguished, “I’m 40 plus,” look. Skin starting to lose elasticity, joints that are more susceptible to injury and the predisposition for storing fat easier are just a few of the wonderful benefits that come along with the aging process. Due to this ever-changing process and being more susceptible to injury, we definitely need to know which aspects of exercise are going to be more beneficial for us as we age.
You've been working out and eating right and you've lost some weight. The last few weeks, however, have found you at the dreaded plateau, or even worse, you've started to gain weight. Your personal trainer has made some changes to your exercise program in an effort to jumpstart your metabolism, but nothing has been working. You are out of ideas and quickly getting frustrated. There is a real fear that you are going to get completely disgusted, throw up your hands, and say, "forget it, I'm done", and let all your hard work fall aside. Nutritional counseling could be your saving grace and may very well be the unsung hero of weight loss and healthy living. Nutritional counseling does not just address what you should eat and not eat. It delves further into the "whys" behind your eating habits and patterns.
If you're just starting out with fitness or starting over after an extended break, you might think that jumping in and getting to work right away is the way to go. And, I'd say you are MOSTLY right. Getting help in the beginning, with the right personal training program can make a huge difference for you in all the best ways like saving you time, money and probably your sanity. Not to mention keeping your body safe and injury free! Think about is this way, the same logic can be applied to taking your car to a mechanic. I mean, you COULD fix the problem yourself, given the right tools and proper training but, it would probably cost you way more in the long run. Why wouldn't you just let the pros handle it from the start? They'll explain the problem, give you your options, and get you to Point B as quickly as possible! So, if you're in need of a jumpstart or a re-start, here are a few reasons why the right Personal Training program could be a great fit for you:
It's true that you can work out and lose weight all on your own, without the assistance of a personal trainer. In fact, you don't even have to have a gym membership to achieve your weight loss and fitness goals. However, there are a lot of people who do better in achieving their goals when they work with a personal training professional. These are a few signs that you need a personal trainer.
Everyone wants to be fit. However, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Should you lift weights or should you focus on cardio? Should I go on a diet or not? How can I keep myself from getting bored?
Do you see a doctor when you're sick? A lawyer when you need legal advice? A veterinarian when Fido needs a check up? Sure, you can do lots of things yourself, but your health is your most valuable asset. You treasure your valuable possessions, right? Then take care of your physical health by working with a trainer who has the knowledge and expertise to get you where you want to go quickly and safely.
This winter, many people have been enduring cold winds, blizzards, ice storms, and freezing temperatures. But visions of spring and summer's warm weather are starting to dance in everyone's heads. And of course, along with warm weather comes the inevitable swimsuits, tank tops, and shorts. Are you ready? Have you considered using a personal trainer to help you get in shape? You should! Here are five reasons you should hire a personal trainer.
[caption id="attachment_1068" align="alignleft" width="200"] You don't settle for anything else in life, so why settle with just any gym? Ask the right questions before you join.[/caption] Gym memberships are an investment. Before you spend your hard-earned money, make sure you're making the right choice for your lifestyle. Here are the important questions you need to ask before you sign a contract:
Trial and error in the fitness world is a very frustrating venture! One of the most frustrating experiments is trying to discover which macronutrient is best for your fitness goals. There are so many variations in fitness levels, activity levels, activities, body types, and absorption of nutrients between one person to the next. No singular diet will work for everyone! We want to remind you that trial and error is a HUGE part of transforming your body from flabby to fit!