During Tuesday morning's Hi-5 FitCamp, I was talking with a few of the clients and we somehow got on the topic of commercial gyms. As we were speaking, I mentioned that it was frustrating to see people buy a gym membership in an effort to "get in shape" but then continue to see our country grow bigger and more obese than ever.
And it wasn't that these gyms are making boat loads of money. I'm a big believer in capitalism. The smarter and harder you work, the more money you make. Pretty simple.
But here's the thing with a gym membership: aside from providing equipment, they offer very little real benefit to the average member. Why?
Here are a few of the foundations that commercial gyms operate on and then hopefully you'll see how much work it takes to really make big changes at a commercial gym:
Now don't get me wrong. There are some good personal trainers at commercial gyms. But they are few and FAR, FAR, FAR between!
The real key to being successful in exercise, fitness and using a gym is to be taught how to use the equipment, how to train and how to put together a solid training program.
We at Peak Performance do just this with our Peak Performer programs. Our coaching program includes a thorough assessment and follow up assessments AT LEAST once a month, sometimes twice per month. We design the program based on those assessments. Have a bum shoulder? We design the program to improve the health of your shoulder or work around it. Had knee surgery 10-years ago and it still bugs you little? We design the program to make you stronger despite your potential limitations.
Here's what just one of our clients had to say about his 2-months with us: "Thanks so much for your help and your staff’s. Keep doing what your doing. Body fat is down. Weight is down. Back is better. Attitude is up. Tennis is better. Need I say more?"
We take our profession seriously. We take our clients and their goals seriously. Don't hire somebody who just delivers a workout. Hire a TEAM that delivers RESULTS. Don't waste another year "trying" to get in shape. This year, DO IT.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 661-912-9991 and see how we can help you lose 2 clothing sizes in 2-months!