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Choosing the Ideal Personal Training Studio

Aug 15, 2012

Choosing a personal training studio does not need to be overwhelming. There are a few factors to take into consideration, and then you will be able to discover the ideal personal training studio for you. Keep reading for five tips on how to choose one.

1. Location. Location is key in choosing your ideal personal training studio. You may find one that you love, but if it takes 20 minutes to get there, how likely are you to go throughout the week? Look for one nearby and accessible for you. For some people, finding one near their workplace is smart. For others, having a personal training studio close to home is better. Determine what works for you, and then begin check local listings and reviews for personal training studios around you. Websites like Google Places and Yelp are good places to start. If you’re on Google+, check Google Local for a rating system and customer reviews.

2. Trainers and staff. Go into the personal training studio and meet with the trainers and staff. You will be spending a lot of time with these people, so making sure that you can at least tolerate them is very important. Hopefully you will find a studio with trainers and staff that you immediately mesh well with and can enjoy time spent there. Find out if you can do a sample run through with a trainer, and get a tour of the studio. You will want to know what machines and weights with which the trainer will have you working.

3. Cost. This might be your number one determining factor in choosing a personal training studio Dunwoody. Figure out your budget before you begin looking so you will be aware of which studios are going to be too costly. However, keep in mind that with today’s economy, you may be able to work out a deal with the trainer or health club. Don’t be afraid to meet with a trainer and discuss costs and if there’s a way to lower your fees so that you can afford to train with them.

4. Credentials. Whichever trainer you are interested in working with, make sure that they are certified as a personal trainer. Checking websites like the American Council on Exercise, or National Strength and Conditioning Association, will allow you to search for trainers in your area with proper credentials. Any trainer at a personal training studio should be First Aid and CPR certified. Don’t be afraid to ask to see credentials if they are not already posted somewhere in the studio.

5. Goals. A first meeting with a trainer should be free. Use the time to interview the trainer, and discuss your goals from training at a personal training studio. The trainer should be able to offer guidance and discuss whether your goals are healthy and obtainable.

Choosing the ideal personal training studio should be simple if you use the above guidelines when searching. Look at cost and location first, then meet with a couple different trainers to discuss goals and credentials. Choose the personal training studio that works best for you.

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5482 Chamblee - Dunwoody Rd, Ste 29A
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(770) 351-9111


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