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Virtual Training – The Next Fad in Fitness Training

Of course, you know what you must do to lose weight – control the food that you eat, exercise at least thrice a week, and, if you have the budgets then join a gym or hire a personal trainer. Now, this only works the first time as it is too hard to follow these routines.  Some might blame busy lifestyles, lack of sleep or energy, or loss of motivation, but in the end, the end results disappoint us. The problem is we can’t keep up with the routines without breaking our budget to pay for the personal trainers.  What is the solution?

 

virtual fitness training
virtual fitness training

Let’s look in the world of virtual technology.  Since today’s world filled with technology and mass of social networking sites, in addition to the need for, budget-friendly options, the next step in fitness are virtual fitness training. What is this so called virtual fitness training? Virtual training is like having your own personal trainer without leaving your house.  All you need is your computer, and you can set appointments with your personal trainer.

Aside from the drawbacks of not leaving your home, it is also affordable compared to getting a personal trainer at the gym.  With the help of the computer, you can regularly set virtual appointments with your fitness coach to keep you on track, pushing you with ongoing support and encouragement to achieve desired results, without ever having to leave your home! Just like the personal trainer in most gym, safety is highly important with your virtual fitness coach.  Motivation also plays a vital role to fitness success. A fitness coach trained in behavior change will help you to overcome your personal hurdles and set-backs along the way with strategies that work specifically for you.

Before hiring fitness coach, be sure to review their credentials.  Always look for a fitness certification from a respectable organization in the fitness industry that has received accreditation from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) are a few accredited by the NCCA.  The fitness coach must also have a college degree in an exercise or health related field and for experience.

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