Looking For Your Perfect Trainer?

If you’re serious about getting in shape, soon you’ll be spending more time with your personal trainer than your significant other – so you’d better like him. So here are some tips on how to score a a trainer who will pump you up, not stress you out.

Know yourself
First we suggests identifying your needs. Are you looking to lose weight or tone up? Getting ready for a marathon or nursing a knee injury? After you know what you want, you can find a trainer with a specialty that suits you.
Shop around
You have to look for a personal trainer like you’re looking for a job – interview them. Meet several, check references and ask them for sample mini-workouts. Let them know you’re in the interview phase so they’ll understand if you choose someone else.
Looks count
Look for a trainer with a body type you want to have. If you want to be long and lean, don’t go for a musclehead. Choosing a trainer with the look you want means they know how to achieve it.
Background check
You don’t want to turn your body over to someone who took a weekend course on the Internet. Make sure your trainer is certified by American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA) or the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Certification is very important.
Love connection
Finding a trainer can be like finding a date; it should be full of good chemistry. Quality communication is imperative. If it’s not working out, don’t be afraid to break up. There are plenty of trainers in the sea.
Note: Look around your gym—you can quickly tell the good trainers from the bad by watching where they put their attention. If it’s not entirely on the client, there’s a problem. Inattention is, of course, dangerous. Your trainer is there to spot you, and catch those momentary lapses of form that can lead to injury. But it goes beyond that—if a trainer is inattentive, why should you think he or she has your best interests in mind? Good trainers aren’t just working toward a paycheck—they believe in what they do, and in their clients. Your trainer needs to be 100 percent dedicated to you and your goals.

About Krave Fit Magazine

Krave Fit Magazine : The Blog will serve as the online, in your face, health and fitness support/advertisement system for the actual print version of Krave Fit Magazine. This blog will provide behind the scenes photos/videos from our shoots, information on fitness, workouts, weight loss, health, nutrition, muscle building, etc. It will be the quick fix for hard working men and women—the kind of people who take fantastic care of their bodies…while they wait for the next printed edition of Krave Fit Magazine.
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One Response to Looking For Your Perfect Trainer?

  1. Ebony Malone says:

    I love your your new sports model Dewayne Malone awsome interview by the way I would like to see more of him.

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