Working with a Coach


I have tried every single way I know of to lose weight and get into great shape. I have done it on my own. I have used a personal trainer. I have used a contest preparation coach. There are distinct differences between each approach and today I want to describe the benefits of using a coach. Doing it On Your Own When most people decide they need to get into shape they make an … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Use a Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

I used to be one of those guys who said he could do it all himself in the gym. I resisted any suggestion that I use a personal trainer. After having used a personal trainer for the past 4 months I am disappointed in myself for not having done so earlier. Here are my 5 reasons why you should use a personal trainer. They will teach you how to lift correctly. A personal trainer … [Read more...]

What Makes You Tick?

What Makes You Tick

Have you ever considered what makes you tick? Do you have any clue what motivates you? Do you ever give this any thought? Over the past year I have considered this question many times. I have come to the conclusion that I am extremely results oriented. I like setting goals and then working on achieving them. It makes life better for me in every single area. It was due to this … [Read more...]

Do Personal Trainers Make a Difference?

Do Personal Trainers Make a Difference

Personal trainers are generally a controversial topic amongst gym goers. There are some who swear by them and others who do not want anything to do with them. Do personal trainers make a difference? Let me tell you my thoughts on the topic. The Right Way to Train I have been training on my own for about 5 years. I have OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) when it comes to … [Read more...]

Personal Training – It’s All About The Caring

I often come across articles on other web sites and sometimes in the newspaper advising people on what to look for in a personal trainer or a fitness facility.  And I often ask myself, "Just what makes a good Personal Trainer".  Well, I think it could mean a number of things and if you asked a number of people you would get a few common threads … [Read more...]