Getting in shape can be a big hassle for people who don’t have time to work out or haven’t done a lot of physical activity for a long time. Many times people just can’t get the motivation to leave their home and go to the gym.  Hiring a Guelph personal trainer may be your best bet if you fall into this category.

The first thing you’ll want to look for when hiring a personal trainer is that they are certified. Certifications prove that the fitness instructor knows what they are doing and can offer you helpful and not harmful advice.

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Secondly, look for reviews about the personal trainer. They may look like professionals with great workout regimes, but when you end up working with them you may not like their style or personality.

That leads us to our third point – find a fitness trainer that you can get along with. Talk to them over the phone and gauge their personality. You can even have an in-person consultation to get to know them better.You don’t want to be investing hours and hours of time with a trainer who doesn’t motivate you well or doesn’t match your personality. Your trainer should feel like a friend who wants the best for you, and you should look forward to working with them every week towards a better future.

Follow these simple tips and you’ll be on your way towards getting in better shape with the help of a personal trainer.

By Piper

Piper Skyler West: Piper, a sports medicine expert, shares advice on injury prevention, athletic performance, and sports health tips.