As you pursue a healthier you, it is only natural that you integrate exercise into your life. If you have a personal trainer work with you to help you define and reach your goals, you can increase your chances of success.
What is a personal trainer?
If you’ve wondered just what is a personal trainer or how can they work; this will help you.
A personal trainer is a professional in the area of fitness and has the skills and knowledge to create exercise (and overall fitness) programs for you. Also, a trainer teaches and assists, so you can learn and improve as you work towards your health goals.
At the Knoxville Y, we’re committed to helping you live a balanced and healthy life, which includes the opportunity to have a personal trainer work with you as you create a healthier life.
Characteristics of a personal trainer
A personal trainer is knowledgeable about the human body, exercise and nutrition. He or she can assess your needs and abilities, and combine that with their knowledge to create an exercise program to help meet your goals.
They also will ensure your program and activities under their supervision is safe and effective for you as an individual.
They are motivated by a sincere desire to help people improve their health. And, will always conduct themselves in a professional and caring way, while being a good (and healthy) role model.
At the Y, the personal trainer you work with will be:
- Passionate about helping you work towards your optimal health.
- A teacher and guide with a caring attitude.
- Your coach through the tough times and plateaus.
- Motivating, so you can crush your goals.
Committed to personal training
Personal trainers not only are committed to the people they work with, but also are committed to their profession.
What is a personal trainer educated in? Honestly, it can be any number of things. But, he/she will take education seriously. Many will pursue a wide range of training and certifications, staying up-to-date with current research and continuing to grow their knowledge of the human body, exercise and fitness.
Trainers are people who have experience not only training others in matters of health and exercise, but also have been trained by someone else. This understanding of the relationship between the trainer and the client helps them serve you better.
Walking the talk
A Personal trainer; should have the health knowledge and insight to help you transform and meet your goals. They also should apply that to their own lives; continually pursuing a healthy lifestyle.
A personal trainer is passionate about the role that exercise plays into your healthy life. You will find that they are motivated by a specific desire to you improve and stretch your abilities to reach your goals.
The Knoxville YMCA has so many ways to support you as you create habits and make lifestyle changes, for a life that is healthier and happier.
Friendly personal training staff is available at the Knoxville Y to help plan, set and achieve your personal fitness goals.