Why Need a Personal Trainer for Seniors
Growing up, our body supports us with an unlimited amount of energy. As we age the body’s capacity to adjust and cope reduces and the body demands refueling and greasing its parts just like a machine. Workout thus becomes not just a choice but a necessity in order to maintain normal functioning.
However, old age brings with itself certain challenges and limitations, and one has to be really careful about choosing the right workout regime that aids one getting fitter rather than adding injuries or other issues. Hiring a personal trainer can be a wise decision.
Breaking the myth “Reducing the intensity of the workouts is all what seniors need”
This is quite a common, and probably a logical assumption people make; however, this doesn’t completely hold true. The training should focus and address the limitations and common problems that are associated with age but that does not always mean simply reducing the intensity of the workouts. It is critical to know what can be done, and what cannot. A specifically trained and certified personal trainer can help make these informed decisions.
For those, who passed their hay days without ever feeling the need to work on fitness all their lives, find it hard to make the switch. It is hard to pick something new at this age, especially exercise. Reduced flexibility, balance and endurance make it ever harder. Motivation is the key. Thus, a personal trainer for seniors can be that anchor who can motivate them to face the challenges while coming out of their comfort zone.
As much as seniors today have been gracious to acknowledge their growing greys and age, the need for exercise and keeping fit has also been increasingly recognized. The importance of investing in one’s physical and well-being has caught a lot of interest. And so the need for personalized trainers for seniors is growing for this age bracket. There are trainers specialized in senior fitness training and senior-friendly gyms are also now booming.
At MFG, we have an exclusive program to cater to our seniors, where they can opt for personal trainers who specially design workout routines for seniors suiting the needs of their body.