Group Exercise Classes Can’t Provide Needed Corrections
As a group exercise teacher, I only offer “global instructions.” I might say, “Lean your body forward.” If one student doesn’t seem to fully understand the instruction, I’ll try different wording, explaining once again to the entire class. Now, I say, “Rather than standing upright, everyone should lean forward like this.”
Changing up little things can make big improvements. Group exercise classes are always more affordable, however, individual attention will always be lacking.
If 99% of the class is in good form, as the instructor, I need to move on (unless I believe there’s a potential for harm). I have to carefully balance teaching the correct moves vs. embarrassing or discouraging someone. Unfortunately, the student may never recognize that it’s he or she doing that move incorrectly or inefficiently.
Personal Training Benefits All Ages
A qualified trainer is an investment to consider at any age and especially if you are over 50 years old! Even ONE training session a month can complement a group class as a way to prevent injuries, build strength faster, and boost confidence knowing that functional movement is done efficiently.
My Surprise: Online Instruction Is GREAT For Improving Form!
2020 brought some pleasant surprises to my personal training business. Rather than losing the quality of training, I have discovered that the class recordings for an online private student are one of the most beneficial tools I could ever offer!
Now that it’s getting colder out, I’m offering even more online training hours.
Just like looking in a mirror, my client can see himself and make corrections far better than if I just demonstrate the form I’m looking for. When I send the video to the client to review, clients are more likely to make noticeable self-corrections.
My personal training clients’ results have increased exponentially with zoom as my new teaching tool!
5 Good Reasons to Consider A Personal Trainer This Winter
- Paying for a trainer is an investment that pays off in increased strength, balance, proper posture, stamina, and efficiency.
- The importance of form and proper movement patterns can’t be underestimated. Skilled guidance helps reduce the potential for injury.
- Experienced trainers teach core strength in every exercise. Learning to stabilize the core builds the strength essential to reduce the risk of falling.
- Proficient trainers get you to where you won’t go on your own. Exercises are varied and growth is monitored.
- Adequate weight and repetitions minimize injury and maximize your muscles. Capable trainers correctly gauge the appropriate weight level and the number of reps for each exercise performed.
Simply put, personal trainers are the best excuse busters money can buy.
Afraid of hurting yourself? Worried about looking ignorant at the gym or in class? Lacking willpower? A personal trainer eliminates all of your excuses!
Group and Private Instruction
Keep in mind that you can feel safer, better seen, educated, and be more committed to your group exercise classes after just a single session with private instruction. They go well together!
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