Personal Training

My Philosophy

Everyone deserves a chance to look and feel their best.  The only thing keeping you from achieving your health and fitness goals are the excuses you keep telling yourself.  So, what is it that's keeping you from getting there?  Is it motivation?  Accountability?  Knowledge?  Nutrition?  Time?  Whatever it is, I can help.  

Let me be your coach, encourager, accountability partner, nutrition counselor, and fitness guru.  It is my job to identify your personal goals, design a customized workout plan, lead you through it safely and effectively, and offer nutrition guidance along the way so that you get the most out of your program.  I would love nothing more than to help you create your most beautiful life.

What To Expect

It can be intimidating to bring on someone to help you achieve your training goals. I'm here to make it easy.

Education

Maximize effectiveness and safety with my experience and education.

Motivation

I will be in your corner to challenge and encourage you every step of the way.

Personalized Plan

Everybody's abilities and needs are different.  Fit the workout to you instead of the other way around.

Flexibility

Create your own workout schedule and location based on your availability and needs.

Accountability

You are more likely to follow through with your health goals if you have someone counting on you.

More Than Physical

Exercise decreases stress, anxiety, and depression.  Let me be your cheerleader and a shoulder to lean on.

Let's work together to meet your goals.

My Personal Training Process

Everyone is unique; different people need different things. Each training experience is tailor made to you and your needs.

Learn

Our first session will be a chance for me to learn more about you...your goals, health concerns, and obstacles.  We will set some initial goals and I will gather some starting data to show your progress.

Train

After I know more about you, I'll construct a personalized training schedule so we can work together on meeting your goals.

See The Difference

While it takes time to meet your goals, we'll be working together every step of the way. I get the greatest satisfaction from you being happy with your transformation.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many days a week do I need to work out?

This depends on the type of exercise you are doing.  Generally speaking, you want to dedicate a minimum of 2-3 days per week.  Any fewer than that and you will feel like you are starting completely over each session.  NASM recommends that healthy adults complete 150 minutes of moderate intensity cardio, 75 minutes of vigorous intensity, or a combination of the two.  And, for strength or flexibility, you should get at least 2 days per week.

What should I eat before a workout?

That depends on the person, time, and type of the workout.  Ideally, you should eat some form of easily digested carbohydrate about an hour before workout...like toast and peanut butter or fruit and yogurt.  But, if you are working out first thing in the morning, that may not be an option.  Some people can tolerate an early morning cardio workout without food, but need something before a strength training session.  So, experiment a little to find out what works best for you. 

What should I eat after a workout?

How quickly will I see results?

You should eat a snack consisting of protein and an easily digestible carbohydrate within 60 minutes of your workout in order to replenish your glycogen stores and nourish the muscles that you just trained.  Then, eat a meal 2-3 hours after your snack.

People who are consistent in their workouts generally report enhanced sleep, mood, and energy levels within 2-3 weeks.  Changes in body composition can take longer to appear.  But, the closer you stick to your exercise and nutrition plan, the sooner you, and others, will recognize the changes.

Interested? Contact Me.

Give me a shout so we can begin discussing your health and fitness needs.

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