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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Personal Training Important?

With the numerous benefits of regular physical activity, many people are already involved in some type of exercise. However, if you are just starting with a fitness routine or want to increase your physical activity and improve your current routine, a personal trainer can help with individualized workouts, targeted to work towards your personal fitness and health goals. Your personal trainer can make your workouts more time-efficient and result-effective. Perhaps even more importantly, the trainer's guidance can keep you motivated and focused, so that you achieve your fitness goals. You see results so you stay with the program designed for you.

What Does A Personal Trainer Do?

A personal trainer helps you make the most of the 3 types of activity that are important for a complete physical activity program: aerobic activity, resistance training, and flexibility exercises. Aerobic activities are any physical activities that cause your body to use more oxygen than it would while resting and involves the type of movement that most benefits the heart and lungs. This level of activity can also lower your chances of cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and other medical conditions. Aerobic exercise will also help to boost your energy, manage stress and lose excess body fat. With the help of Personal Training, you can safely learn the proper progression of intensity and duration as it applies to aerobic exercise.

What is Pilates?

Pilates is a method of exercise and movement designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body. It was originally developed to help soldiers wounded in World War I regain strength and flexibility. The earliest American students of "Body Contrology" were professional dancers who, when injured, would seek the help of Joseph Pilates. From there, the exercise grew in popularity and became known as Pilates.

Now, a wide range of men and women of all ages practice Pilates to benefit from core strength and stability. Achieve increased flexibility, good posture and improve performance in sports and recreational activities by adding Pilates to your workout regimen.

Pilates Class

What is Core Conditioning?

Core Conditioning exercises focus on building strength in the center of the body (abdominal area and mid to lower back). Functional movements in everyday life and athletic performance require core strength. Lack of core conditioning can be the cause of many injuries. The core muscles align the body and are important for maintaining good posture.

What are Boot Camp classes?

Boot Camp classes consist of interval training using varied workouts with safe progressions. This form of physical fitness training uses many bodyweight exercises along with plyometrics to challenge and improve strength. Train outdoors weather permitting and benefit from group motivation. This is a great way to lose weight and build a stronger, healthier body.

What is Circuit Training?

Circuit Training is a method of physical conditioning in which one moves from one exercise to another, usually in a series of different stations or pieces of equipment. Benefit from fully activating several muscle groups in each exercise. Achieve fitness goals faster with this type of strength training and boost your metabolism by burning more calories in each session.

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