Cupid's Pulse Article: Fitness Trend: Hire a Certified ProfessionalCupid's Pulse Article: Fitness Trend: Hire a Certified Professional

By Mara Miller

You might have done this: you try a new workout video, but you have no idea which dumbbell weight you should use. You aren’t sure what your heart rate should be after a workout. Or, worst case scenario, you injured yourself because you overextended your muscles. The fitness trend of hiring a certified professional is on the rise. A personal trainer has specific training geared toward giving you fitness advice. People of all ages can hire a professional to help them learn to get fit and stay fit.

Check out our reasons you should consider following the certified professional fitness trend!

There are many reasons to consider hiring a certified professional when it comes to getting an effective workout. Here are a few fitness tips!

1. Accountability: It’s easy to say you’re going to start working out, but then not go through with it. Hiring a certified professional will help you stay motivated. They can call you out when you try to back out of the workout and prevent you from making excuses.

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2. Expert Fitness Advice: A personal trainer can help you attain achievable goals that will motivate you to continue your fitness journey. They’ll be able to design your workouts around your current fitness ability and health condition.

3. Avoid injury: A certified professional will teach you the correct form when working out. They will also be able to gauge how much weight you can lift. Your workouts will be catered to maximize the benefits and to avoid over-training.

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4. It’s fun: Working out by yourself can get boring fast when you aren’t sure what you’re doing. Boredom and insecurity can prevent you from attaining your fitness goals. Your certified trainer will help you stay on track!

5. Motivation: Your certified trainer will help you stay motivated to stick with your workout. If your trainer feels you can do it, they’ll push you to do just one more rep, and then another, and then another… as long as they feel it’s safe. They’ll cheer you on and celebrate your fitness milestones with you, too!

Do you have other ways that hiring a certified trainer can help you attain your fitness goals? Let us know in the comments below!