5 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Personal Trainer

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When it comes to finding the right personal trainer, you want someone who can align with your goals while simultaneously giving you the most bang for your buck, because it ain’t cheap!

Here are the 5 questions that you should ask any trainer you might hire:

1. Ask what their health and fitness philosophy is

You want to make sure of a few things here: 1) Their philosophy aligns with your goals (you don’t want a trainer that only focuses only on long distance running if you are trying to build size), and 2) They have a solid knowledge base.


2. Consider the following: Do they practice what they preach?

You lead by example, and what good is a trainer telling you to eat a certain way or exercise for a certain amount of time if they themselves do not even follow their own advice?


3. What are their certifications?

It goes without saying that someone with a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certification and/or a college degree is far more certified than someone who got certified through their school gym.


4. What’s the plan? How can they help you to reach your goals a few months from now?

Figure out if they have a specific actionable plan for your unique goals or if they are just winging it.


5. What’s the cost?

Ask this last. Show the trainer you are committed to your goals first. Get them excited about wanting to work with you! There’s nothing worse than a contact form that comes through and all it says is, “what do you charge?”


By the way, feel free to ask me some of these questions! (hint, hint)


If you found this particularly helpful, subscribe for more, share to help others, and connect with me on social media! If you are looking for widely accessible and affordable personal training, you’re in luck; Check out my complete health and fitness programs that can be done anytime, anywhere, all online.

To maximizing health,

Jordan Paris, NASM CPT

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