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PERSONAL TRAINING

Having a healthy lifestyle is not only about physical training but also mentally. To build a great and healthy body you will need first to be in the right mindset to start, then improve your performance, get a rest and eat the right food

” Make the Change You’ve Always Wanted Now! ”

To achieve optimal results in your fitness journey, start by setting a realistic goal for the next 30-45 days. Accomplishing this step will boost motivation and lead to noticeable changes in both physique and overall well-being.

Consistently challenging yourself with higher goals and specific timelines is essential for progress. A balanced diet tailored to your unique needs, including body type, metabolism, and age, is crucial. Explore our resources to better understand your body type and basal metabolic rate.

Adequate sleep, aiming for 8 hours per day, is vital for recovery and overall health. Our mobile app connects you with experienced personal trainers who provide guidance and motivation. Advanced trainees receive personalized instruction, support, and effective methods to surpass their goals.

For high-end clientele, our app ensures access to suitable trainers nearby for accountability and progress tracking. Download OLYMPUS FITAPP from the Apple Store today to personalize your fitness journey.

We believe in making fitness enjoyable. With OLYMPUS FITAPP, expect a personalized and fun experience that delivers the desired results.

The OLYMPUS FITAPP Team

Nikolas

Whom to choose?
Maintaining motivation is a significant challenge in staying committed to fitness. Those who begin an exercise routine can quickly tire of the same activities, underscoring the importance of keeping exercise engaging and fostering a positive mindset for long-term success.
Many newcomers to fitness programs find themselves stuck in monotonous routines, leading to declining enthusiasm and eventual abandonment of their efforts. This is why many individuals turn to fitness trainers, who can inject vitality into their programs.
Fitness trainers have expertise in evaluating and tailoring programs to individual needs, customizing exercises based on fitness level and unique requirements. They keep clients engaged and motivated by incorporating diverse activities to prevent monotony.
However, it’s important to note that, like other professionals in fitness, trainers vary in expertise, influenced by factors such as training background, health education, and acquired skills.

Jessica

How often should I train?
Training three times each week should be sufficient for you to start feeling and seeing results. However, like anything, you’ll get more out of it if you put more in. Whether you work out with your trainer every time is up to you, depending on your motivation, affordability, and weekly schedule.

Katherine

Why should I use a Personal Trainer?
While some individuals prefer to follow their own exercise regimen independently, others may lack the time, motivation, or energy to train effectively on their own. A Personal Trainer can provide the support, advice, and encouragement needed to overcome these obstacles. Additionally, they ensure safe exercise techniques to help you avoid injuries.

Ken

Will my trainer put me on a diet? Stop me smoking/make me stop drinking?
Most Personal Trainers understand that changing an unhealthy lifestyle requires working within it. While many trainers can offer nutritional and lifestyle advice, whether you follow it is ultimately your decision. Trainers are only with you for a few hours a week, but as you become fitter, you may naturally treat your body better.

Mary

What sort of people have a Personal Trainer?
Housewives, stockbrokers, rock stars, company directors, nannies, coffee-shop managers, bankers, doctors, dressmakers, accountants, firemen, receptionists, PR executives, hoteliers, waiters, newsagents, DJs, journalists, producers, secretaries, actors, sportsmen and women, electricians, and basically anyone who wants one!

Matt

What happens during a Personal Training session?
A typical session lasts one hour and usually begins with a brief warm-up. Then, you’ll dive into your main training program, focusing on your goals with cardiovascular, strength, or flexibility exercises. Finally, there’s a cool-down or relaxation period. Each session’s program may vary based on the client’s needs and progress.

Julia

Does a Personal Trainer require a doctor’s certificate?
Depending on your recent fitness and exercise history (or lack thereof), they may request a certificate if they believe that medical conditions or past injuries could affect your participation in a training session. If you are under a doctor’s care for any reason, or if you are over 40 and starting exercise for the first time, you may be asked to obtain clearance from your doctor before beginning training.

Helen

Can I set the time I work out?
As the client, you should have the flexibility to choose your workout times. However, keep in mind that trainers may have existing commitments, so your preferred time might not always be available. It’s best to be flexible in such cases. If your trainer consistently arrives late or cancels at the last minute, it’s worth questioning whether they’re the right fit for you. If you need to change your training time, always provide at least 24 hours notice; otherwise, you may be charged.

Isabel

You need a Personal Trainer when:
  • You’re overweight
  • You’re underweight
  • You’re unfit
  • You want to get fitter
  • You’ve just had a baby
  • You’re in training
  • You’re bored with your current routine
  • The kids have left home
  • Your clothes don’t fit
  • You’re too busy to keep fit
  • You’re going skiing
  • After the holiday season
  • When summer is approaching
  • Aerobics has become boring
  • You can’t avoid the mirror
  • You always avoid the scales
  • Simply because you want to!

Angela

Where does a Personal Trainer train clients?
The location of your training sessions will be based on your arrangement with the trainer. They might come to your home or office, or you could meet at local facilities like studios or parks. Some trainers have partnerships with gyms and studios, providing access for their clients. Additionally, some trainers have their own gyms, but make sure they have proper insurance coverage for any potential accidents during training.

Sean

Where should I train?
There’s no definitive “should.” You can achieve results working out in a gym, in the park, or at home. It’s more about availability and convenience for you, especially if you have special rehabilitative needs that may require specific equipment.

Alex

What sort of people are Personal Trainers?
Personal Trainers are typically energetic, committed, motivating, enthusiastic, bright, sympathetic, dedicated, understanding, busy, interested, professional, healthy, intelligent, flexible, knowledgeable, approachable, confidential, trustworthy, friendly, and often, just ordinary people.

Eve

What’s the typical cost of a personal trainer?
Unfortunately, there’s no typical cost, but it generally ranges between £25 and £120 per hour, depending on factors like location, session duration, trainer experience, and client list. If you’re spending £500 a year on gym fees but not seeing results, that’s expensive.
Prices vary nationwide and are influenced by session length, required skills, gym fees, travel costs, and other factors. Most trainers set rates that are both affordable and effective for their clients’ situations, ensuring results, progress, and development.
While fees may seem high, remember that personal trainers are professionals who should be properly qualified. Always check for their NRPT membership card or ask to see their certificates as proof. If you have any queries, contact the training company mentioned on their certificate.

Liza

Does a Personal Trainer ask questions about your lifestyle?
During the initial consultation, the nature of personal training incorporates your needs, goals, and preferences. The trainer will inquire about various aspects of your lifestyle to understand the demands placed on you, whether from your job or other factors. Typically, the first session will include questions about:
  • Basic personal details
  • Medical background
  • Fitness background
  • Lifestyle factors (e.g., smoking or drinking)
  • Nutritional habits (you may be asked to keep a diary)
  • Personal goals and objectives related to fitness
As you can see, a trainer considers more than just the fitness or exercise component of your life. Any professional trainer should be able to provide information and advice about nutrition, stress management, and motivational techniques, and may refer you to others like chiropractors or massage therapists if needed.

Emily

How can I ensure that a personal trainer will tailor a program to meet my specific needs and goals?
To ensure that a personal trainer tailors a program to meet your specific needs and goals, communication is key. Be clear and upfront about your objectives, any limitations or injuries you may have, and your preferences regarding exercise types and intensity. A good personal trainer will conduct an initial assessment to understand your current fitness level, assess any potential risks, and identify areas for improvement. They will then design a personalized program that takes into account your goals, preferences, and any other relevant factors. Additionally, they should regularly review and adjust the program based on your progress and feedback to ensure that it remains effective and aligned with your objectives.

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