Will a personal trainer work with pre-existing injuries or conditions?
Yes. At the first session any pre-existing injuries should be discussed with the personal trainer so he or she can modify an exercise routine to best address that issue. If the injury or condition is something that would jeopardize the safety of the client while exercising, a medical clearance…
What can I expect in an average session?
The first session will probably be focused on physical assessment, and discussion on goals and nutrition.
The following sessions will focus on an exercise routine that facilitates progression to client goals.
Should a personal trainer have a degree or a certificate ?
It is generally recommended that personal trainers have some kind of formal education or certification in order to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in the field. Many personal trainers hold a degree in a related field such as exercise science, kinesiology, or physical education, while…
Can a personal trainer create an exercise on his own ?
Yes, a personal trainer can create their own exercises as long as they have a good understanding of proper exercise technique and how to design a safe and effective workout.
It is important for personal trainers to stay up to date on current best practices in exercise science and to…