Give Yourself the Gift of Health

Tue. December 13, 2016 12:00 AM
by Pat Charette, Fitness contributor

The holiday season is officially here with Christmas right around the corner. This season is a season for thankfulness, joy, reminiscing. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also be stressful. Add to the stress our tendency to overeat during this time of year and the feeling of 'too much to do' and exercise and a healthy lifestyle can go by the wayside.

During the season of giving, give yourself a gift, the gift of health. Get a head start on health and hire a personal trainer. Why wait for the New Year? At Right Fit for You, it's easy to find a personal trainer in the Chicago area. Just enter your ZIP Code and browse the network of some of Chicago's very best fitness professionals.

And here are a few reasons why you should hire a personal trainer:

Stay Motivated: Personal trainers are your coach, your fitness educator, your confidant, your role model and they keep you motivated while encouraging you to be all you can be.

Keep it Consistent: Many people find it hard to stick with their fitness routine, especially during the holiday season. Scheduling regular appointments with a personal trainer means you cannot make up any excuses for not exercising.

Effective Workouts : During the holidays, you don't have time to waste on ineffective exercise routines. Personal trainers help maximize your time by providing workouts designed to meet your fitness goals quickly and efficiently.

Supervision: Personal attention during exercise is the primary function of personal trainers. Your personal trainer is there to observe, assist and, if necessary, correct as needed.

Injury Rehabilitation: Injuries and accidents can hold you back from exercising, and from participating in your sports and hobbies. A personal trainer can help you move along the road to recovery by recommending exercises that emphasize overall muscular balance to prevent future injuries.

Training for Specific Health Needs: Research confirms that individuals with health challenges such as diabetes, asthma, osteoporosis or heart disease benefit greatly from regular physical activity. Personal trainers are experienced in designing programs that address the special needs of these and other health conditions

Ego Boost: It's a fact-feeling good makes you look good, and looking good makes you feel good. Your personal trainer can help you achieve your health and fitness goals, while giving you positive feedback on your performance and bolster your confidence to take on new challenges.

So, now that you have some reasons to hire a personal trainer.. it's time to find the right one! Check out today and get a jumpstart on your fitness!