Gurgaonites are increasingly realising the value of fitness & adapting it into their daily routine. The sheer number of people gyming, walking, jogging, biking, playing sports, or doing the Zumba are testimony to this trend. And no, it’s not just on Raahgiri Sunday.
The new mantra in fitness, however, is PFT or Personal Fitness Training. Working with a personal fitness trainer is not just for the elite or stars. Nor is it equated with snob value anymore.
ü A targeted and systematic workout module to suit your fitness needs and goals
ü Firm motivation and push for a regular and correct routine
ü Professional advice on techniques and use of correct equipment and diet
ü A support and workout buddy in sync with your mindset
ü Works in tandem with your time schedules
ü Professional advice and exercise plans even during travel through phone, email or skype
Here are a few ways you can go about getting yourself a personal trainer.
Trained by the masters @ Gold’s Gym
Gold’s gym needs no introduction. As one of the premier and largest fitness centre chains in India, anybody interested in fitness is aware of the facilities and services provided by them.
But what some may not be aware, is that it is the only certified fitness training institute in India. The numerous certified personal fitness trainers in fitness centres and gyms across India are probably trained at Gold’s gym institute.
So if you are looking for a really good personal fitness expert, who can get you and keep you at your optimum fitness levels, Gold’s gym would be the place to head for. The trainers here undergo rigorous training sessions not just in various international fitness regimens and programs but are also experts in exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, sports supplementations, cardio training, fitness & body composition assessment, exercise science, pilates, yoga and Tai Chi.
Charges: Rs. 6000/- for 12 sessions.
Address 1: 729, MG road (Near Sec 14) Phone No: 0124-4252111
Address 2: 3rd Floor, Gold Souk Mall, Gurgaon Phone No: 0124 431 6060
For a lot of people who are wondering if you need a personal trainer at all, Fitness First has introduced a new concept that can help you evaluate it for yourself.
Called Bodyfirst, the kit comprises of 3 simple guidebooks, written by global fitness experts that provides you with an understanding of your body, its needs and what you need to do to attain and maintain a good fitness regime and a healthy lifestyle.
The books – ‘Body Fuel’ that has tips on diet and nutrition, ‘Body Guide’, which guides you on right way to exercise and ‘Body Journal’ a diary to help you set and plan your fitness regime, are the starting steps to personal guidance. This is followed by a 3-day trial personal work out session with a trained fitness expert who will first analyse your body type and needs, introduce you to various excerises and provide consultation on how to achieve your fitness goals.
This is an add-on to the regular membership. So, once you are convinced, then sign up for a personal trainer and start your journey to fitness.
Membership charges + personal trainer – 5000/- (approx.)
Address: 3rd floor, South Point mall, Golf Course Road, Phone No: 9999035869
Ladies special @ Vivafit, Lots of ladies are uncomfortable working out in a gym full of men and prefer a space that is more conducive to the needs of women. Here the concept of personal trainers is that you have women professional trainers who guide you on your fitness regime. Women have different physiological and psychological needs that men trainers sometimes overlook.
Members first undergo a needs profiling and goals are set, towards which an exercise plan is charted. A trained dietician provides tips and plans a suitable diet chart that supplements the workout sessions.
Address: 125, First Floor, ILD Trade Centre, Sohna Road, Gurgaon
Phone No: 9873414031
A set of Specialized trainers, who will create workout regimes, offer personal attention, conduct gym floor training and group exercises within fitness centre.
Their fitness professionals will guide you about basic diet guidelines by suggesting a P.S.D (periodic scheduled diet), which will be based on equally distributed ration of cards, protein and fat.
Address: 2nd Floor, IDL Trade Centre, Sohna Road, Sector 47, Gurugram
Phone No: 9999761818
Home personal fitness training
Mental Coaching / Personnal Training by Jasmin Waldmann
A specialist in weight management > gaining or losing weight. She see her clients at Pevonia Fitness & Spa or at their houses. She take sessions in all societies at Golf Course Road in Gurgaon.
There is a minimum of 10 sessions per month and can be increased up to 30 sessions. Each session (60 minutes) cost INR 3,000.
Before anything is happening we have to meet each other. Either in your house or meet somewhere else in Gurgaon.
The first steps:
Once we decided to work together we start with an assesment:
talking about everything which is important to know: health problems, goals in specific, fitness experiences, injuries, nutrition. She measures your body weight and scopes. Then there is a fitness check (strength, flexibility and cardio test).
After that your training itself will start. The contents depends strongly of the assesment and will be according to your preferences as well.
Exclusive Personalised Training
Fivemore Health & Wellness
Sector 49/50 Eros City Square, Rosewood City
Phone: 0124 4261000/ 8130207722
Here is a fitness centre that caters exclusively to personalised training. Every member is assigned a personal trainer who works to ensure that you achieve your fitness goals. Regardless of whether you are a beginner or looking to realise specific fitness levels, Fivemore’s personal trainers plan exclusive fitness routines to suit your needs.
Each of their trainers are professionally certified from ISSA, Reebok and other International fitness associations and specialise in a variety of disciplines such as TRX, fast fit training and plyometric workout, cardiovascular & muscular conditioning, lifestyle & weight management, sports performance enhancement training, agility and flexibility, nutrition, pilates, strength training, boot camp and yoga.
Set in a state-of-the-art 5000 sq.ft of studio space, Fivemore is situated just off Sohna Rd, near Nirvana Country.
Charge: Exclusive 45 min sessions – Rs. 1550- 1850/- per session
Royal fitness trainers group
For those who have no time at all for going to the gym, yet would like to avail the services of a personal trainer, there’s always help. Royal fitness trainers group provides personal fitness trainers for clients at home.
Trainers at the Royal fitness are extremely well qualified from Sports authority of India and other prestigious fitness training institutes, such as Gold’s Gym. Depending on what your need and goal is, you can sign up for a trainer for any period of time. Clients looking for a crash course fitness or weight loss/toning session can even sign up for as less as even 1 month. Special fitness programs for injury rehabilitation, post-delivery, senior citizens are also customized. Women trainers are also available for ladies uncomfortable working with men trainers.
A session with a trainer is designed for 1 hour each with a promise of guaranteed results in 4-weeks’ time. The trainers carry and provide you with all the equipment needed, so you only need to have the space, time and money for the workout.
Charges: 12 sessions – Rs.10,000/-
Apart from all such personal fitness trainer options listed above, a few other options are also available, such as online personal training sessions. Here too, just like at a real gym, professional fitness experts assess your body type and needs through a questionnaire, and a workout plan and schedule is customised and created. Diet plans and tips too are provided. Apart from email consultations, the trainer can be consulted by phone or skype. The advantage here is that you have access to expert trainers even from other cities and you can tailor your workout sessions at your own convenience and time.
The disadvantage however, is the lack of a physical presence for guidance, motivation and regular assessment; and the lack of access to use of a variety of equipment. But there is a money back guarantee in 15 days if you are dissatisfied with the result.
So, whatever be your choice, working with a personal fitness trainer or expert has far more benefits than working out by yourself. So get started on your way to fitness today.