6 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Personal Trainer

Once reserved only for the rich and famous, personal fitness training has hit the mainstream. A personal trainer is now as common as a pair of good cross trainers and a water bottle. But unlike your hair stylist, your fitness trainer doesn’t need to be tested and licensed by a state licensing board. Someone with little more than a great body–but no experience–can print business cards, call themselves a personal trainer, and take your money. So if you’re looking for a trainer, you’re on your own. Here are six questions to ask trainers either in person or by phone before hiring them. 1. Can I have references? This is the best way to get honest information. A prospective trainer should …