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Why Hire a Personal Trainer?

Five Reasons To Hire a YMCA Personal Trainer

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One of the best ways to reach your fitness goals and get the most from the time you spend at the gym is to hire a personal trainer. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider hiring a personal trainer:

Customized Fitness Programs

One of the most important benefits to hiring a personal trainer is they will customize a program especially for you – designed to help you reach your unique health and fitness goals.  The trainer will take into account special considerations such as an existing medical condition, post rehabilitation, injuries and personal fitness goals.

Safety First 

A personal trainers’ job is to correct your technique and make sure you’re safe when exercising and using the fitness equipment. You will learn the proper mechanics of each exercise and your personal trainer will make sure that you’re performing each one with correct form to ensure you get the most from each exercise and you’re safe doing them.


A trainer offers enhanced motivation, which can give you an extra boost! A personal trainer can help you develop a more positive mindset about working out, find enjoyable exercises, and keep you on track to reach your short and long-term fitness goals.  Many trainers have their own fitness journey to share with you to help inspire and motivate you to push harder.  However, they cannot do the work for you!  You have to be willing to dig deep, work hard and do the best you can, listening and trusting your trainer.

Set Fitness Goals 

Personal trainers set realistic goals, ensuring your success! And, it’s not always about losing weight. Hiring a personal trainer can also help you perform better at the sport you play or help you increase your physical strength and stamina. Getting fit doesn’t happen overnight. A new habit takes at least three weeks to become firmly established. And it takes four weeks for you to notice your body changing. Patience and consistency are the keys to success. Setting realistic goals eliminates frustration and ensures you are on the path to success!

Alleviate Boredom 

Personal trainers make us accountable and help alleviate boredom. By having a scheduled session, it promotes accountability and can assist in developing a long-term commitment to regular exercise, which is key to a healthy lifestyle!  Many people stop exercising because they get bored. A well-informed and educated trainer has vast knowledge of various exercises, tools, and techniques that can make your workout effective and fun!

Whether you’re just beginning to work out, or you’re an athlete looking to get to the next level, the YMCA certified professional trainers can help you reach your fitness goals.

Invest in YOU. Take advantage of the Y’s Personal Training Promotion!

EXCLUSIVE OFFER:  From now until April 15th, you can buy 7 hours of personal training for the price of 5 or buy 13 hours of personal training for the price of 10!

Written by Teresa Zacharias who is a Personal Trainer at the Barrie YMCA

For more information, visit us at www.ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/personal-training/ or drop by your local YMCA.


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