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Personal Training Benefits

Three personal training benefits that can boost your fitness

Many people may think that working toward fitness goals is a solitary process, but it definitely doesn’t have to be. Working out with a friend can be beneficial, and small-group training sessions can also offer many benefits. However, personal training sessions could be the most beneficial of all. There are three benefits of personal training that can make it much easier to reach your fitness goals. 

1.   Increased knowledge

One benefit of personal training that shouldn’t be underrated is that it can help increase your knowledge. Fitness is a very confusing world for many of us. Should you try circuit training? What is the proper form for a deadlift? These are just some of the questions that you could be dealing with. Personal trainers have a wealth of knowledge about many aspects of fitness, and they can be very helpful in determining what workouts, exercises, diets, etc. are the best options for your goals. They can also help you go beyond the theoretical and show you how to do exercises or make an effective nutrition plan.

2.   Reduced risk of injury

Unfortunately, many people injure themselves working out. In some cases, this is a result of using exercise equipment improperly. For other people, it could be that you’re trying to lift too much weight or have poor lifting form. Helping you reduce the risk of workout injuries is another of the benefits that personal training can offer. Trainers can help you learn the proper technique for the exercises you want to use in your fitness plan. They can also help you find alternative exercises if you have physical limitations like arthritis. 

3.   Improved consistency

Consistency is one of the most important parts of an effective fitness plan. It’s also one of the hardest things for many people to achieve. Yet another benefit of personal training is that it can help you improve your workout consistency. When workouts are self-motivated, it’s very easy to simply decide you don’t feel like working out today. Working with a personal trainer can help you build workout consistency through accountability. What this means is that you’re more likely to stick to your workout schedule if you know someone is waiting for you.

SOL Physical Therapy can help you find personal training benefits

SOL Physical Therapy understands the value that personal training can have for people who are looking to increase their fitness. Our team of trainers is highly trained and friendly, and they’re also committed to helping you build a fitter and healthier body. We also offer personal training packages that can fit into almost any budget.

Contact our team today for more information or to schedule an initial appointment. 

About the author

Sports + Orthopedic Leaders Physical Therapy & Performance Training serves the communities of Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Walnut Creek, Orinda, San Francisco and beyond. SOLPT’s award winning team of Physical Therapists, Performance Coaches and movement experts has helped thousands reach their rehabilitation and performance goals to move beyond pain. We're committed to helping anyone of any fitness level move effectively and more powerfully for a lifetime. We offer rehabilitation and performance services to all populations, with specialties in Sports Rehabilitation, Active Release Techniques, and Manual Therapy Techniques plus Personal and Small Group Training, Sport Clinics and Wellness Services.