Walk into any local gym or fitness center and chances are you will soon encounter a personal trainer. Couple that with all the equipment, free weights, and class offerings and it’s no wonder that some people steer clear of these places. It can be a bit overwhelming and confusing, plus uncomfortable if your goal is to lose weight. Not because you want to lose weight, but because you might see people there who don’t need to lose weight. There’s nothing worse than comparing ourselves to others, especially in a public setting.
People may mistake personal trainers as those who just help us use the exercise equipment. And while that may be a part of what they do, it certainly is not all. Training, whether it’s to lose weight, build strength, or trim inches, requires specific strategies to make it personal to you. Adding to that any physical limitations a person might have due to a past injury or surgery, plus their current physical condition makes working out even more personal. The good news is that the ideal personal trainer will develop a program that is unique to the person. Utilizing benchmarks to note progress. A personal trainer will always be ready to make changes, too, always keeping in mind the individual’s goals.
If the idea of joining a gym intimidates you, that’s okay. It’s also normal. But, that should not be a reason to stop you from getting healthy again. Perhaps you don’t know where to start. Maybe you have concerns, questions, or fears. That’s okay, there is a place you can go to get you on the right path, in a setting that is more private. One of the unique benefits at Damron Chiropractic & Wellness is our Rehabilitation Department. Many chiropractic offices do not offer this valuable service to their patients.
Working with our Rehabilitation Specialist is like the training wheels you had on your bike. Support until you no longer need it with training that is personal to you. No matter what your goals are: to lose weight, gain strength, increase mobility, or lessen pain. By addressing what is holding you back, our Rehab Specialist will help you reach your specific health goals. You will also know when it’s time to graduate, when it is time to join that gym. When that time comes you will no longer need those training wheels.