Together In Fitness

Most people join a fitness club because they want to lose weight, get in shape, improve their health, etc. They have a specific desired outcome or results they’d like to see from their exercise program. They also realize the benefits of having professional instruction, structure and accountability in their own fitness programs. One-on-one and partner training programs are very effective and can produce a good return on your investment, but in all fairness the cost factor can be limiting factor for many individuals.

One of the hottest trends in the fitness industry right now is small group personal training. Small group personal training offers a unique opportunity to explore a new dimension of fitness by merging group fitness with personal training. It also offers classes that focus on a specialized format, individual progression and skill development.

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, get in good shape, maintain your form or figure or achieve another goal, one of the keys to any exercise plan is consistency. However, the challenges of exercising can be daunting for many people, and it’s common for people to give up after only a short period of time. Fortunately, a small group with the supervision of a personal trainer can help you to track your progress, maintain your efforts toward your ultimate goals, and have a lot more fun as you train than you would if you exercised by yourself. The group may be made up of a group of friends, work colleagues or even people with similar training goals or interests.

Keep Motivated

Most people find that it’s much easier to stay motivated if you do it with other people and not just by yourself. If you’re interested in getting in better shape, find a group of three to five other friends who are interested in achieving similar goals. All is needed is to establish a set of group policies that can help you to stay focused and on track.

Peer Support

When you’ve entered into a difficult stage of your fitness program, having people there alongside you to share in your experience and encourage you along the way is oftentimes the difference between a successful exercise plan and one that tends to fizzle out over time. Share in your challenges and your successes with your fellow group members, and be supportive of their efforts as well.

Fun Times

Most anyone will agree that exercising alone can become boring and tedious. When your exercising is boring or tedious, you’re that much more likely to give it up before you have had the chance to reap the full benefit of the training program. To keep yourself going, make use of your fellow group members. Having other people to talk to, encourage you and share experiences with while you work out can help you to have a good time while you exercise.

Research shows that members that are involved in group programs are more likely stick with it. With all of the previously mentioned benefits, how could you not want to keep coming back? When you stick with a well-constructed program, you will get the results. Small group personal training is the missing link that may be the answer to helping you reach your fitness goals. Give it a try!

From Sept. 4th to Sept. 16th, we are offering FREE small group personal training to members and guests. For session schedule and more info, or to reserve your spot please contact Princess Labrador at plabrador@stevenashsportsclub.com or call the club at 604-682-5213.

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