Why-Youll-Love-Working-Out-with-a-Personal-Trainer-YMCA-of-Greater-WhittierWhen it comes to workout options, you have a lot of choices. And the vast number of options can make it hard to find something that’s best for you.

If personal training is one of your potential workout options, here are a few reasons why you’ll love working out with a personal trainer.


If you find that you struggle with following through with the workouts you plan to do on your own, personal training can be a great solution. In fact, increased accountability is one of the most significant benefits of working out with a personal trainer. By setting up a specific day and time for your workouts, you’re more likely to hold yourself accountable and keep to that appointment.

Individualized Workouts

Another personal training benefit you’ll love is the individualized workouts. When you work one-on-one with a coach, each workout you do is tailored to your unique fitness level and goals. These customized workouts can be a great way to get back into a fitness routine, recover from an injury, or even prepare for a specific event or competition.


Personal training sessions are an excellent way to get on the fast-track to achieving your goals and getting results. But if you struggle with goal-setting, a personal trainer can help you with the process. Sometimes we have the tendency to set unrealistic expectations for our fitness or athletic performance. This is why it’s helpful to have someone in your corner who can help you set specific goals that are challenging but realistic for your current fitness level.


If you struggle with fitting in a workout, then this is another reason to consider personal training. Not only can you set the day and time based on your schedule, but you’re also likely to get a more effective workout. Personal training sessions allow you to successfully complete more workouts while getting the most you can from your time at the gym.

Support and Motivation

Another benefit of working with a personal trainer is the attention, support, and motivation they provide. Motivation doesn’t always come easily. Especially on days that you’re tired, stressed out, or feeling uninspired. In these situations, the attention and support of a personal trainer might be just what you need to show up at the gym or get through a tough workout.

If you’re interested in learning more about personal training, we’d love to help! Contact one of our YMCA of Greater Whittier staff members for more information.

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, personal training appointment have been canceled until further notice. Please check back for updates as to when you can begin scheduling those appointments.