It will depend on your fitness goals, budget, and motivation to work out on your own, but it usually takes 3-6 months to see lasting results and develop the habit of regular exercise. If you’re happy with your progress, however, your trainer can help you set new goals you can continue working on together. Check out this blog post for more information on how long to hire a personal trainer.
I recommend looking for four key characteristics in a potential trainer:
I hold CrossFit, NASM, Precision Nutrition, and ProNatal Fitness certifications. For a complete list, read my bio.
At AP Wellness, a personal training session includes a custom one-hour workout designed to help meet your specific fitness goals. I incorporate exercises for strength, conditioning, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Outside of training sessions, I will help educate you on diet and nutrition and am available to answer questions. I also offer guidance on behavioral modification. For more details, visit my in-person training page.
Personal training will help you make the most of your exercise time by combining nutrition and behavioral guidance with custom workouts targeting your goals. If you have limited time to work out but want to see results, or you’ve tried workout programs before but couldn’t stick with them, personal training can help. Benefits of personal training include:
Nutrition coaching is a service that helps you make healthier and more educated choices about your diet by teaching you principles of nutrition and meal planning. Nutrition coaching helps with overall fitness but should not be used to treat specific health conditions.