How You Can Find the Best Personal Trainer


Contributor Christopher Travers, MS, exercise physiologist

You’re ready to get serious with your fitness routine and hire a personal trainer. Good for you. You may find, however, that all personal trainers are not created equal. To avoid wasting time and money, be thorough in your research. You should insist on someone who can really help you reach your goals.

Here’s what to look for in a personal trainer:

Hiring a trainer can help you reach your goals and give you the motivation to go to the gym. But make sure you do your homework. Like most things, you get what you pay for, and your health and well-being are priceless.

Use trusted resources

Feel free to consult reputable fitness organizations for lists of certified personal trainers: