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Why do I need a personal trainer?

There is so much information out there about fitness now, and many people do their best to make use of fitness information on their own. Sometimes this leads to good results, and sometimes it just leads to frustration. If your workouts are frustrating you with their lack of results, you may want to consider working with a qualified personal trainer. There are many benefits that your mind can turn to when you’re asking, “Why do I need a personal trainer?”

1.   Encouragement

One reason why people need to consider working with a personal trainer is they provide encouragement. For some people, the biggest hurdle that they must face when exercising is their own negative feelings. It’s likely that many of us have been through a time in our fitness journey where we were really discouraged by the entire process, or we may have failed to get the result we’d hoped for. 

These negative experiences can continue to haunt you every time you work out, but personal trainers can help people push through these periods of discouragement and put past issues behind them. They do this by providing you with a source of encouragement throughout your fitness journey, and helping you learn more about techniques that really work for you. 

2.   Honesty

Personal trainers can also benefit you by being honest with you. It’s a fact that many people tend to rationalize their decision not to work out or not to push as hard as they can while working out. This lack of honesty can lead to a stall in fitness gains that can be very frustrating. A personal trainer can help keep you on track and keep you pushing hard by being honest with you and giving you another person to be accountable to.

3.   Knowledge

Another reason why you need to consider a personal trainer as a partner for your fitness is they have a wealth of knowledge. Personal trainers have typically learned a lot about the body, dieting, exercise and other important areas of physical fitness. Using this knowledge, they can help you develop a personalized plan that will have the greatest possible effectiveness for you, and a plan based on their knowledge can help you achieve faster and more significant results than you may have thought possible. 

Come to SOL Physical Therapy to learn more about why you need a personal trainer

At SOL Physical Therapy, our experienced and highly knowledgeable personal trainers will have you wondering why you ever questioned needing a personal trainer. Our team can help you take significant steps on your path to being more physically fit by building you a personalized training plan that may include techniques like: 

Take the next step to get our help with your fitness. Contact our team today for more information or to schedule an 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.