What the client should expect from us at Fitness & Wellbeing Training:
There is so much confusion out there about weight management, mainly because the market is saturated with ineffective quick-fix remedies that don’t work. We will make things easy to understand, explaining the truth about how the control of sugar intake in your diet will change your life!
How can a Fitness & Welling Training personal trainer help with weight management?
Our professional and skilful personal trainers are there to facilitate and support you, guide you through the necessary changes so you become successful at managing your weight. This is done with nutritional coaching, work out programs, lifestyle changes and maintenance programming.
Personal trainers view program writing as a science and an art. The personal trainer will go through a process of understanding your needs, wants and lifestyle to negotiate an agreed program. This enables the personal trainer to be more effective in helping you shape your behaviour forever. Personal trainers will confidently write programs ranging from basic to advanced, specific sports (football, rugby, tennis, etc) and also cover specific groups (elderly, obesity, children, heart problems, arthritis, pregnancy).
For the personal trainer nutrition relates to what the body needs to ingest in order to stay healthy in light of the demands placed upon it. Essentially it is about food and drink. The food we eat contains macro and micro nutrients. These are the components of our diet that we need in a variety of amounts every day.
The personal trainer will skilfully integrate principles of healthyeating and nutrition; encourage clients to practice healthy eating and
Fitness assessment & appraisal
A personal trainer will evaluate client’s fitness; take blood pressure, heart rate, body composition, postural assessment, girths, skin folds and health appraisal questionnaire. The personal trainer takes a professional approach when dealing with this component as it’s essential for effective training whatever the situation.
This is the corner stone of effective personal training and is fundamental for the personal trainer to motivate and come up with simple but effective exercise psychology techniques and strategies to help the client achieve the result they desire.
A must know for personal trainers as we need to analyse clients movements, combining human movement science and functional training concepts. The personal trainer will apply it to body form, technique correction, specific sports requirements, program writing and rehabilitation.
Having a good knowledge base of physiology helps the personal trainer to understand the relation between the cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous and digestive systems. Giving the personal trainer effective exercise prescription for human performance and development.
The personal trainer’s concept of functional training is developing the ability to work with basic postural challenges and correct muscle imbalance. The personal trainer will develop a program which transfers gym/studio based exercise to reallife activities and experiences.
Working with performance-orientated clients, recreational sport participant or competitive athletes, the personal trainer will develop performance plans and periodic programs for maximum impact.
Clinical, posture & special populations
Being a good referral arm for GP’s, physiotherapist and osteopaths is very important for a personal trainer. This enables the personal trainer to work efficiently with the elderly, pregnancy, children, diabetes, obesity, arthritis and injured clients.
Life style is so important these days and the personal trainer is not just there to make you sweat. Personal trainers explore coaching ways to keep the client active and engaged away from the gym also. Personal trainers play a huge role in stress management, helping clients with anxiety, stress and depression.
The benefits of working out are:
- Reduce obesity
- Boost confidence
- Reduce the chances of type II diabetes
- Can aid with the reversing of type II diabetes
- Increase bone density
- Reduce the effects of arthritis
- Have better range of motion
- Increase metabolic rate
- Injury prevention
- Increase balance and coordination
- Improve CV fitness
- Lowers blood pressure
- Reduces the chances of heart disease
Where we train:
We can train at Energy Gym, Bouroughmuir RFC Edinburgh or at Gallion Club at George Watsons College Edinburgh , or can come to your home or we can take advantage of the many parks that occupy Edinburgh city. We also cover the whole of east Lothian and Midlothian.
First consultation (free)
Once you have made the initial contact by phone or email, we will arrange a free consultation at a location to suit you.
This will be the first chance to meet and get to know each other before you begin the process of training. I will ask you to fill out a par Q to assess your health, fitness and lifestyle. It also gives us time to chat about what you want from a personal trainer, what your desires and goals are, and where you feel you need help the most. This will help me to write an accurate program which will be tailored to your needs.
Fitness & Wellbeing Training specialise in:
- Weight loss – through diet plan, nutritional advice and training program
- Muscle gain – for controlling weight and hormone release
- Strength – common definition: the ability to exert a force against a resistance
- Endurance – four types: Aerobic, anaerobic, speed and strength endurance
- Speed – integral part of every sport: increasing maximum speed,
- Core stability – learn to control the position of the lumbar spine during activity
- Plyometrics – run faster, throw farther or hit harder to improve performance
- Rehabilitation – getting you back to full fitness after an injury or surgery
- Assisted stretching – hands on stretching to encourage better range of movement and to prevent injury
- Relaxation – relieves stress in the body and mind, helps with sleeping disorders
- Sports specifics – a process in which the personal trainer researches a player and provides a training program that’s specific to their sport.