Personal Training FAQs
During the consultation, which lasts approximately 1 hour, your personal trainer will gather as much information on your medical and exercise history as possible in order to create the best program for you. Next your trainer will establish realistic goals and discuss the strategies that will be used to accomplish them. Body fat testing, body girth measurements, flexibility, cardio, and strength testing may all be done during the consultation process.
The next session focuses on nutrition. We believe that the nutritional component is responsible for up to 70% of the programs results. This is why we spend up to one hour educating and transitioning the client into an individualized nutritional program. The program’s success is based on the philosophy that each person has to have realistic goals, become educated, and gradually change eating habits. We will go grocery shopping with you, e-mail you daily, and make phone calls to keep you on track with your program. By the end of the nutritional consultation, you will know exactly what is required of you in order to achieve the goals that you have established.
The next time you meet with your trainer, you will start weight resistance and cardiovascular training. Your trainer will demonstrate proper form and technique and explain to you the fundamentals behind the specific training that you are focusing on. Although high intensity training is the ultimate goal, you can expect to take it easy for the first couple of sessions to allow your body to adjust to the new style of training.Your personal trainer will teach you about cardiovascular training. Depending on your program, your trainer will set you up on cardio goals for each week. There will be a complete cardiovascular schedule for each week of the program. You will learn about high and low intensity cardio and how these styles of training fit into your specific program.