10 Secrets Your Trainer Won’t Tell You About Weight Loss

Make the most of your next sweat session with your workout trainer.

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Weight Loss Trainer

Never arrive to a training session in the following states:

On an empty stomach, coming off a cold/stomach bug, or on four hours of sleep. It wastes your trainers time and your own when your body isn’t fuelled, hydrated and ready to work for weight loss.

Try our fave post-workout snack.

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Weight Loss Trainer, group

If you’re on a budget, recruit a few friends for a small group session

It’s simple: Group sessions cost less per person.

Here’s a fusion workout that promises to burn up to 1,000 calories in a single class.

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Weight Loss Trainer, lifestyle

It takes more than writing a check or showing up for training sessions to make you fit and healthy

It’s what you do before and after you meet with your weight loss trainer, including choices with food, alcohol, workouts, and committing to a healthy lifestyle.

These are the nutrients your body needs after a workout.

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Weight Loss Trainer, educate

Ask your weight loss trainer what she or he does to keep educated

An educated weight loss trainer will give you better results and provide variety to keep you engaged and motivated throughout your workouts.

The 7 foods to eat for a flat belly. 

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Weight Loss Trainer, late

When you are late it is a waste of your money, time, and is just plain disrespectful

Weight loss trainers see through your stall tactics. “I think I need to fill my water bottle.” “Let me get a dry towel real quick.” “Oh, I need to go to the bathroom again.” Nice try. You’re paying for the session, so make every minute count!

Find out how to lose belly fat, thanks to one of the best celebrity trainers in the biz.

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Weight Loss Trainer Pain

There is a difference between pain and burn

If you push so hard that you injure yourself, you and your trainer both lose.

Try these high-tech pajamas to get rid of muscle pain.

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Weight Loss Trainer, phone

Whatever the text or email says, it can wait until you’re done

And no, you cannot text and put forth 100 per cent effort at the same time. (Forget your phone, our guide will help you find the right smart watch for you.)

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Weight Loss Trainer, avoid germs

If you’re sick, don’t bring your germs to the gym

Cancel your session with your weight loss trainer if you’re carrying germs. (If you’re feeling run down, these 6 foods will help boost your immune system.)

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Weight Loss Trainer, workout gear

Gear matters

Don’t expect to get maximum performance and results by working out in the ratty gym shoes and shorts you dug out of that old box of college dorm clothes. Invest in a good pair of sneakers. Your feet and joints will thank you, and so will your weight loss trainer.

Here’s our insider secrets for buying running shoes that you’ll actually wear. 

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Weight Loss Trainer, quality of woman lifting weights

Think quality, not quantity

A 30-minute session with your weight loss trainer at max effort is better (and cheaper) than 60 minutes of dawdling and half-effort. (Mix up your workout routine with these strengthening exercises that will help you have better posture.)

Originally Published on Reader's Digest