It is great to have a gym at home. However, sometimes it is hard to stay motivated to use our home gym equipment. The solution? A personal fitness trainer.
Having a trainer come to your house once a week to go through an exercise routine with you is an excellent way to stay motivated. You cannot escape when the person is right there in front of you.
Another benefit of having a fitness trainer is that they will be qualified to assess your current level of fitness and then design a personal program for you so that you can get to where you want to be.
Not everybody is going to benefit from the same workout routine. Having a qualified trainer set up a program for you will ensure that you are aiming for your own achievable and desirable goals.
They can also advise you on how to get the best from your home gym equipment. You do not necessarily need a lot of equipment. Just one or two carefully selected machines plus weights and an exercise ball is enough for most people.
Of course, to get good results from your fitness program you need to work out more than once a week. But knowing that the trainer is going to show up on a certain day is usually enough to keep you to your schedule for the rest of the week.
If you didn’t, they are going to know! There is no way of hiding that you didn’t work out between their visits.
Finding the best trainer local to your area is usually a matter of asking for recommendations. If you have friends who use this type of service then you have probably already heard what they think. If not, you may find somebody through a gym in your area.
If you cannot afford a qualified personal trainer, you might want to arrange for a friend to come over and use your home gym with you.
However, this does not help you when it comes to setting up your fitness program in the beginning. Your friend is unlikely to be qualified to do this.
Some fitness trainers will bring small items of equipment when they come to visit you, but you still need to have your own so that you can work out between their visits … unless of course you plan to have your personal trainer visit you every day!