The Evolution of Personal Training

The Evolution of Personal Training

Online memberships, At Home Programs, Bodyweight Workouts

By, Mark Wine CSCS; NASM PT, PES, CES
Founder of Functional Muscle Fitness
Creator of The 12 Pack Abs Program

online workoutsPersonal training has begun to evolve and the virtual world is taking the lead. Fitness enthusiasts and/or doers no longer feel that paying personal trainers hundreds of dollars per hour inside a gym / health club is necessary. Fitness has revolutionized to an online personal training service and/or at home programs (ex: P-90x, Insanity, Brazilian Butt Lift, etc…). At home programs, generally, are randomly placed together with no plan or progressions. They create terminology to win customers over. Tony Horton, now representing the Beach Body company, talks about “muscle confusion” as the reason behind the success of the P-90x program. Muscle confusion is constantly changing up workouts and exercises. Although variation is important, too much variation or constant variation is not advantageous. In fact, constant variation limits results because your body never becomes adapted, you never master the technique and lean muscle growth (i.e. fat loss) is not as great as it could be. I pose this question, what happens at the end of 90 days?

At home workout programs charge large one time payments that leave customers with one program, in fact the same program, to be repeated over and over again. To make matters worse, these programs provide customers with nutrition plans that are nothing more than a “DIET;” diets that are designed without flavor or longevity in mind. Both Insanity and P-90x have recipe and diets to follow. I have looked into and even tried some of the recipes / diets. Some of the recipes are quite good. The problem lies with no variation. Cooking the same thing over and over again can hamper results by leading to boredom and an eventual distaste. As well, sticking to strict diets that do not educate you on nutrition, do not leave you any wiggle room or even leave you starving half the time are limited too. I pose this question, what happens when you are tired of those recipes? What happens when you want to change up that strict diet?

These at home / online programs (i.e. P-90x, Insanity, Brazilian Butt Lift, etc…) have lead to an over saturated marketplace of overpriced-uneducated online personal trainers and/or fixed programs. These programs are watered down and often lead to injuries, plateaus and a return to a state of “out-of-shape” once the program was completed. Designers of these programs know that if participants give 100% of their effort then they will see results. Results come due to the exertion of energy (i.e. burning calories) that was not being done before the program. However, I pose this question, if I told you to start walking every night after dinner for 30 minutes and you have never exercised will you see results? Now let’s say I tell you to run instead of walking, will you see more results?

The last broad commonality amongst at home programs is that they are generally for one type of person. Unfortunately a one size fits all approach to training is completely faulty. Personalities, mentalities, and body shapes / sizes are all different. Therefore, a successful at home program / online personal training service will take this into account. I pose this question, when was the last time you’ve seen an at home program that is designed with novice and advanced fitness persons / athletes?

SOLUTIONS TO THE QUESTIONS:

Paragraph 1: what happens at the end of 90 days?
Results slow down significantly. In fact, most persons involved in these types of programs quit or fall of the wagon and get out of shape. With a program that is fixed, like P-90x, it gets harder as you advance through it. When you complete the program you can’t go back and start over because the beginning is too easy. Functional Muscle Fitness Online Membership is built to avoid this issue. The multiple different programs allow persons to train at home, in hotel gyms, health clubs or even athletic training centers. These programs are constantly being adjusted and for under $20 dollars per month you can train with top personal trainers for life.

Paragraph 2 – #1: what happens when you are tired of those recipes?
You stop cooking them and you go back to eating unhealthy. Functional Muscle Fitness Online Membership has a Recipe of the week every week. Therefore, there is always something new to cook. The best part is that all of the recipes in the archive are for members only. It is like having a never-ending cook book.

Paragraph 2 – #2: What happens when you want to change up that strict diet?
You avoid anything close to the diet you were following, which leads to eating unhealthy. Functional Muscle Fitness Online Membership puts out new meal guides monthly. This means you will always have variations of meal guides with food options to follow loosely. There is a meal guide for both women and men for each of the 5 categories.

Paragraph 3 – #1: if I told you to start walking every night after dinner for 30 minutes and you have never exercised will you see results?
Of course you would see results. Anytime you go from doing nothing to something or a little to a lot the more results you will see. The first 3 months are easy, that’s why P-90x and Insanity have you jump into a program that is in high gear. Functional Muscle Fitness Online Membership gives you monthly guides that vary to ensure continued results.

Paragraph 3 – #2: now let’s say I tell you to run instead of walking, will you see more results?
Again, of course you will. Intensity and variations within the program are important. There needs to be a program in place that progresses you or allows you to progress yourself. Functional Muscle Fitness Online Membership programs allow you to work at your own level. There are variations during every workout that can help make it easier and/or way harder! It is truly personalized in every way.

Paragraph 5: when was the last time you’ve seen an at home program include novice to advanced fitness persons / athletes?
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