Why Should You Hire A Personal Trainer?

There are many reasons why everyone should have a personal fitness trainer if they can afford it.

I have been a personal trainer for 33 years and own a personal training studio, but I still hire one of my trainers twice a week to kick box with. Even though I am an expert in my field and kick butt all day long, I’m human. I work way harder with someone else pushing me. I don’t care who you are, what level you are at or how motivated you are, you can’t push yourself as hard as someone else will. A personal fitness trainer in calgary takes you to that next level and pushes you out of your comfort zone in a safe effective manner.

If you are just starting a fitness program definitely seek the advice of a personal trainer even if it is only for a few training sessions so you learn how to use and set up the equipment properly as well as proper technique and body alignment. Come back periodically for updates, help with training progression and to have your technique checked.

If you are stale, bored and have been doing the same workout for years hire a trainer to freshen up your workout, get a new approach and some new ideas. You will start to see results and feel invigorated again.

A personal trainer keeps you motivated and consistent. They are going to keep you on track and not let you stray from your goal. Having weekly appointments keeps you disciplined and you know if you miss an appointment it is going to go that much harder on you the next time. Now that is a strong motivator to get you to the gym and not stand up your trainer.

If you are working with a trainer you are more likely to be successful and will achieve your desired results much quicker.

If you are pre-surgery or post-surgery, working with a trainer is a must. Staying strong before surgery will definitely help with recovery and after surgery you need to work with someone knowledgeable to get you up and running again without setting you back.

If you are rehabbing an injury you are less likely to aggravate it with improper exercises if you work with a trainer. We can either work around it until it is healed or depending on the issue may be able to give you exercises to improve the problem and help with the rehab.

As you can see there are so many reasons why you should hire a personal trainer from motivation and intensity to rehab and everything in between.

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What is Chiropractic care?

Traditional chiropractic is an ancient form of medicine which focuses on the central nervous system as the cause of all organic disease and musculoskeletal dysfunction. The fundamental basis focuses on restrictions in the spine/subluxations creating nerve impingement. It is these nerve impingements that creates dysfunction and disorder in the human body. Think of it like your nerves getting choked. It is this disorder that creates pain and discomfort. They apply adjustments to the spine to get rid of these subluxations and rid the body of joint dysfunction.

Modern chiropractic the concept has changed to include not just adjustments. Many chiropractors now incorporate a lot of soft tissue treatment to get rid of muscle tightness that can contribute to underlying joint dysfunction. A chiropractor in calgary can provide Soft tissue treatments including acupuncture, active release, graston, ultrasound as well as other modalities.

Some common injuries that can be treated are back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, leg pain just to name a few. It is important to maintain normal nervous system functioning in order to maintain the bodies homeostasis and normal biomechanics to prevent pain.

Both types of chiropractic can be effective for treating musculoskeletal pain and conditions. If you suffer from muscle or joint pain you are a good candidate for chiropractic treatment,

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