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Online Fitness Coaching
If I were to tell you that you could burn away as much fat as possible by sitting at your computer twiddling your fingers and toes, would you believe me? Well I sure hope you don't!
However, losing weight in the confines of your own home at your computer is not only possible, it's a reality. What I mean is that you can use the advice that's given to you through online fitness coaching to pursue a more productive way of burning off undesired fat and reach your fitness goals.
Any program, no matter how difficult or time consuming takes EFFORT. Through online coaching, anyone can receive the advice and the motivation to put 100% effort into their fitness goals. The end result whether its weight loss, toning, and muscle gain can be achieved with certainty.
It's all about saving time and money!
If you can imagine yourself with a personal trainer at the gym, receiving face to face advice, and helping you out physically with your exercise routine. Then by all means sign up to one of your local programs and off you go! There's nothing wrong with having your own personal trainer.
But the down side is that these expert trainers cost money. Some can charge $150 per hour, and many find this service so expensive to the point where their wallets are paper-thin and overdue bills are pilling up!
The cost each type of personal training (offline - meet your trainer type) varies with different levels of service and convenience, let's investigate some of these services on offer.
Personal training in a health club:
This has to be the least expensive due to the fact that you're already paying the club a membership fee. You could be stuck with long cues for equipment let alone the discomforting stares of fellow exercisers.
Working out at home:
With a personal trainer, this can obviously be the most convenient provided you have some equipment at home. You might find yourself walking to the bank more often with the higher rates these "come to your home" types charge.
Private training studio:
If you've accepted the invitation for personal training at their studio, chances are you'll be paying fees that would fit into the "pricey" category. Location is also another factor; if the studio is located further away than you can walk then it may not be convenient for you. Furthermore, if the personal trainer has a busy schedule, you may not get the appointment times you had hoped for.
Although location and price can be inconvenient, there's no doubt that this method can be the most effective way to exercise. Sometimes, it's a case of confidence and personal preference to avoid certain situations, which may leave you embarrassed, confused or bothered.
For example, many have been pushed into taking advantage of the local gym's personal trainers. In terms of the convenience factor, it's a plus if you've signed up for a lengthy period. But you might find that sweating and stretching in front of hundreds of people just isn't your thing! Many people just can't stand that.
Diets and Personal Training are alike!
The truth has to be told here. People who start an exercise routine (with or without a personal trainer), only half will continue this good habit for long-term. The rest will have thrown in the towel within 6 months.
How surprised would you be to find out that old habits are repeated when you stop personal training? This obviously varies from person to person but the lack of trainer support can sometimes render a person lazy to the point where they neglect their fitness... because for many it's the external motivation that provides the will to exercise and reach their goals in life.
Online fitness coaching can provide a very similar service to traditional personal training, and the costs involved are usually much lower and much more affordable for the general population.
In many situations, online consultation can be an excellent service if the trainer can deliver the right amount of motivation and supporting advice to the client. This can be seen in the case of weight loss, where many clients find weight loss a difficult task due to lack of confidence.
There are always that bunch of people who will shy away from a personal trainer because of misconceptions and stereotypes. They may fear loosing face having to hire one or be under false impression that trainers are just for athletes or bodybuilders.
This is far from the truth - a supporting hand from a trainer can go a long way for many wanting to slim down or improve their fitness levels.
Online coaching really excels when the trainer acts as a mentor and plays a supporting role to dissolve misconceptions and stereotypes about people's inability to achieve the results they're after.
Let's go through some of the benefits that can be attained using online coaching:
· Personal coaching no matter where you or the trainer are located around the globe can help you develop the will and motivation to exercise
· Save money on travel expenses and expensive personal trainers
· You can exercise when you want discarding the need for timed exercise appointments
· Where self-motivation fails, online training can provide enough support to stick with a homemade program.
· No need to workout at a specific place designated by the trainer, take control over your workouts at home, at the gym, at work or on the road
· Sit in the comfort of your own home on your computer to receive coaching and advice
· Have your training questions and problems answered with educated responses, promptly and confidentially via email
· Allows for tremendous flexibility, especially for those who travel.
· Allows privacy for those who are intimidated by "public" personal training, such as people who don't feel comfortable with their bodies.
· The American Council on Exercise asserts that online training is an effective supplement to working one-on-one with a qualified trainer
As you weigh down the benefits of online personal training, you'll find that each method will give you substantial results provided that YOU are willing to put 100% effort into your exercise & dietary program.
Personal trainers can't do all the work for you, but they can guide you in the right direction to the point where you can observe results in weeks not years.
Whatever the interest, the choice comes down to you. Whether you're comfortable just working out with a friend, willing to spend money to see a personal trainer, or find opportunity with an online trainer, the achievements you make will be proportional to the time you put in.
Gary is the author of several ebooks, including "Maximum Weight Loss in Ten Weeks" - the complete ebook and time-saving solution for burning away unwanted fat, and "Maximum Weight Gain in Ten Weeks" - easy-to-use and follow techniques that serve as a guide to muscle growth without having to "live in the gym".
Visit Gary's website at http://www.maximumfitness.com/
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