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Personal Training Benefits

A little help and motivation go a long way on the road to overall health and fitness. Our nationally accredited certified personal trainers develop effective exercise programs and create a supportive environment to assist you in achieving your goals. The overall goal of our program is to guide individuals into adopting a healthy lifestyle.

A personal trainer will aid you in attaining the following objectives:

Set clear and realistic health and fitness goals, using the guidelines set by the American College of Sports Medicine.

  • How your goals will be achieved
  • Amount of work needed to reach goals
  • Types of activities desired to reach goals
  • Frequency and intensity of workouts
  • Follow recommended guidelines for individuals with diseases and conditions such as heart and lung disease, diabetes, arthritis, neurological and chronic conditions
  • We work closely with other health and medical professionals to provide the best service.

Recommend and instruct on proper exercise techniques.

  • Teach safe and effective use of equipment to avoid injury
  • Teach proper body mechanics
  • Teach and provide exercises that suit needs

Individualize an exercise program.

  • Incorporate all fitness components including muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning
  • Guide exercise sessions
  • Monitor progress and adjust exercise program accordingly
  • Provide accountability and motivation

Introducing Partner Personal Training

We are happy to introduce Partner Personal Training Services. Now you and a friend can exercise together with the assistance of one of our certified personal trainers. Click here for more information.

About our personal trainers

Personal trainers at the Student Recreation Center are currently UNCG students or alumni, typically earning undergraduate or graduate degrees in a health/exercise related field such as kinesiology, exercise physiology, or sports medicine. Each personal trainer is certified through a nationally recognized organization and exhibits practical and intellectual competency and leadership in fitness. Personal trainers work under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director, Fitness and Fitness Coordinator, and receive regular continuing education to stay up to date on fitness trends and training techniques.
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