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Friday, November 07, 2014

No I am not using a personal trainer. But one approached me at Crunch and of course he offered me one free session. Do you know what that entailed? Basically, he told me that everything I am doing is wrong. He said I was squatting incorrectly, using the treadmill wrong and wasting my time on crunches! If I were to use him I would have to no longer go to classes and no longer use the weight machines! CRAZY! Yes he did give me a few good pointers and yes I know I need to have good posture...but I feel that I am having a good time in the classes and I feel like I am working out hard. Along with tracking my food here on spark I know I can lose weight and that's what I am going to continue to do.
Please, let me know if you have had any experiences like this too...:)
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  • MIMULUSBUG
    Hmm. I'd compare his instructions w/SP instructions AND I think I'd share his name and comments w/the gym staff -in case they want to add him to their list of instructors. Also might want to encourage staff to provide free info sheets to hand out to folks that are new to the exercises & machines, etc.

    I've never done the PT thing, but had really great experience w/staff trainer-instructor at 24-hr fitness in Sacramento. But have found that I have more fun w/exercising w/other folks, so am really enjoying Jazzercise class I've joined in Sept.

    2304 days ago
  • BONNIE626
    I think he was just trying to drum up some business for himself. I definitely would not use him. As far as good posture, do some yoga.
    2309 days ago
  • KATIAT325
    I used to have a PT. She encouraged the classes, gave me ideas, and stressed the importance of good posture. she also showed me and had me do a number of non crunch ab workouts. If you're not comfortable with this PTs approach, don't use him.
    2309 days ago
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