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How to Interview a Prospective Fitness Trainer Personal trainers can help you accomplish your health and fitness goals, or they might be a great waste of your money. The good news is, you can always choose. And when it comes to picking the right personal fitness trainer, interviewing the prospect is an totally necessary. Keep in mind that this person will be your employee. So consider your first meeting as a job interview. Don’t be shy to ask questions about the person’s training principle and what actual things they will do to help you in reaching your goals. Below are some questions to you can start with: > What experience and credentials do you possess?
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> What motivational techniques do you usually use?
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>After I tell you my specific fitness goals, what sort of workout plan are you going to make me? > How often will you refresh my workout program? > Can I call some of your current clients as references? This initial meeting is usually free; otherwise, you will have to look for a different trainer who can address these questions before you need to commit to anything. There are many trainers out there with a whole variety of styles and personalities, so do talk a few before zeroing in on someone. As well, you want to know about package details, such as: > What sort of packages do you offer? Fewer sessions usually means a higher cost. Also inquire about payment options – full payment upfront, installments, per session, and so on? > Can I have single sessions? > What is your rule on refunds? This is especially important if you are hiring a trainer who is affiliated with a gym. For instance, if your trainer no longer works there, do you get a refund for paid unused sessions, or will they make you continue with another trainer? If you are unhappy a trainer, do you get your cash back? > Do you train groups? This is usually cheaper per person. If you can get a few friends to sign up, each of you can save money. > If I get a package, do I have to use it within a particular period of time? Make sure the package doesn’t terminate before you have used each of the paid sessions. > What hours do you train clients? Obviously, you’ll want someone whose schedule matches yours. > What fitness assessments are necessary and how often? Fitness assessments such as blood pressure screening and body fat testing, along with strength, flexibility and endurance tests, all help your trainer determine your starting fitness level and create a safe and effective exercise program. > What is your policy on cancellations? Usually, you may not pay for a cancelled session if you inform the trainer a day or two in advance.