8 Questions to Help You Choose the Right Trainer

Are you considering hiring a personal trainer. The American College of Sports Medicine suggests considering these 8 simple questions while evaluating potential trainers.

Key Questions when choosing your trainer:

1. Is your trainer vocationally trained by a nationally accredited institution like American Fitness and Nutrition Academy (AFNA) and certified by a nationally recognized organization like the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)?

2. Is your trainer certified in first aid and CPR?

Is the trainer the right fit for you?

3. Do you like your trainer’s personality?

4. Do you feel comfortable around him or her?

5. Does your trainer communicate clearly and answer your questions?

6. Does the experience of your trainer align with an ability to help you meet your goals?

7. Does your trainer work in a convenient and safe location?

8. Does his or her fees fit within your budget?

For additional information watch the ACSM’s video, “How to Pick the Right Personal Trainer” below: