Frequently Asked Questions
Who uses a personal trainer?
The role of the personal trainer is changing. It used to be that celebrities and wealthy individuals were the only people that used personal trainers. The stereotype of a personal trainer used to be that of a big body builder. Today the personal trainer is a highly skilled professional that has been educated and certified to work with various types of clients. Children as young as 7 years old, 80 year old men and women, obese adults, athletes, cancer recovery patients, and adults with diseases all benefit from working with personal trainers. Clients are using personal trainers for: fat loss, weight gain, flexibility, improve posture, alleviate stress, Increase energy, rehab an injury, to improve quickness, general health benefits, and cancer recovery.
How will my trainer know what is good for me?
Prior to starting with your trainer he/she will meet with you and perform a fitness assessment. This will consist of questions about your goals, past history of exercise and health. This helps trainers determine your fitness level and create an exercise program to fit your needs.
Do I need equipment?
No. If you have equipment our trainers can use what you have or choose not to use any equipment or we can bring what we need to your location.
What do trainers do?
Our trainers are highly skilled and nationally certified. Trainers have many roles when working with clients. We do program design for your specific needs, we give nutritional advice, we help motivate you and keep you on track to your goal. We also are available for support if needed.
What about nutrition?
Exercise is an important part of getting fit but eating nutrient rich food/meals is just as important. Trainers can not do it by themselves they need your help and honesty with homework and meal planning. Proper nutrition can not be ignored, that is why our trainers are knowledgeable in nutrition and supplements.
What will happen when I sign up?
Your first session will be your complimentary fitness assessment. It will take about an hour and we will ask some questions about your history take some measurements and assess your body composition. These are important to gage your improvements over time.
How do I sign up?
Just give us a call at 219.808.8506. We may be busy with a client but leave a message and someone will get back to you the same day. Remember to write down all your questions so your can have all your answers before you start. Good Luck!!