Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 30, 2012
When looking for a Portland personal trainer, here are few questions that need to be addressed:
A Level of Commitment: If hiring a personal trainer is a want, then this requires a level of commitment that will require physical work, sweat and dedication that can last months and even years
Monetary Expense: This luxury service is not cheap, so a potential client needs to make sure they can afford this type of personal service. Remember, a great personal trainer comes at a premium: don’t go cheap, or that is the type of service that will be offered.
Availability to Train: This is an important action item; a client needs to know exactly what days and times they can train.
Gender of personal trainer: Does the personal trainer need to be female or male?
Pre-Existing Conditions: If there are pre-existing medical conditions, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, make sure there is a medical release for exercise and let the personal trainer know.
Education: What is the level of education that is required from the fitness expert prior to hiring?
Personal Space: When working with a personal trainer, a person’s individual space will be invaded in order to show proper form, and to make sure the client is doing the exercises in a correct and safe manner.
Type of Fitness Program: Private, semi-private or small group personal training. This should be decided prior to the first appointment.
References or Reviews: Get as many reviews and references from the personal trainer.
Years Experience: Make sure the personal trainer is experienced or is working with a veteran fitness expert.
When it comes to the Portland personal training industry, there are great ones and then there are poor ones. By utilizing this quick check list, this should help anyone who is in the market for a great personal trainer. This industry is on the rise, which means there will be a lot of health, wellness and fitness like minded individuals who want to get into this fun and exciting business. From the client’s point of view, they need to be correctly educated on what to look for so the experience is a win-win.