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Questions to Ask a Personal Trainer During Consultation

Questions to Ask a Personal Trainer During Consultation

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From hormones to neurons, exercise makes a big difference in your health. Having a personal trainer to help motivate you and bring new exercise ideas to your routine could be the extra push you need to succeed. Before you invest your time and money into a personal trainer, you need to know exactly what and who you’re investing in. Your first consultation is the perfect situation to ask your new potential trainer the questions you truly want to know. Here are just a few important questions to ask your personal trainer during consultation.

What Are Your Qualifications?

This may seem like an obvious question, but during a consultation it’s also one of the most overlooked questions. A social media profile with tons of workout and gym selfies does not qualify as a well-trained personal trainer. A trainer that appears to be in excellent shape doesn’t correlate with their ability to get results for clients. It’s essential to find a personal trainer who specializes in the exact area of fitness you’re looking for, for example, sports performance or weight loss. To become a persona trained in the United States, you are required to have these qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Gym.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health, Fitness, and Exercise Instruction.
  • Level 2 Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness.

Rob Bolz, founder and owner of has eight nutrition and training certificates and has participated in four years of Combine Training Camps. He has also won Best Personal Trainer – Dawsonville in 2016 and 2017. Additionally, we are a group of nationally certified personal fitness trainers with over 10 years of experience.

What Type of Exercises Will I Be Performing?

Every personal trainer has a preferred approach and preferences for certain types of exercises and equipment. While this is great, you always need someone who can customize exercises to you in order to meet your individual needs and goals.

At 123TotalFitness, we have three service packages that have a place for every person. Our personal training service includes things like strength training, stamina and endurance, small group training, and one-on-one personal training. Our athletic performance training package puts a strong focus on speed and agility, strength and conditioning, sport and position specific training, as well as one-on-one and small group performance training. We also offer online training where you have 24/7 access to your trainer, weekly check-ins, and a customized workout and/or nutrition plan designed towards you.

What Should I Do Between Sessions?

How often you meet with a personal trainer is based on your preferences and package. More than likely, you’ll want to train between meetings with your personal trainer. If this is the case, then our experts can help create a plan for what to do. The exercise you do between sessions should complement the work you’re doing with your trainer.

Personal Training in Alpharetta, GA

Being prepared with essential questions such as these is perfect for your consultation with our personal trainers. Our personal trainers love the opportunity to demonstrate our expertise and knowledge in our field. Challenges excite us and there is never a client we turn away. Take a look at over 800 success stories and reviews! Take the next step and reach out today for your first consultation.

Luke Chism – Region 7AAA Player of the Year

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Luke Chism - Region 7AAA Player of the Year

Three years ago, Luke came to Rob to work everything basketball – vertical jump, agility, footwork, and explosiveness.  The hours of intense training have definitely paid off and now, this 6′ 5″ rising senior whom T.J. Rushing refers to as “a guy who’ll be coveted by college coaches” was just named Region 7AAA Player of the Year.   Luke also has the interest of several colleges. So far it’s D1s Lipscomb, Furman, Army and Liberty that are showing interest. And D2  Lees-McRae “is really interested in me,” said Chism after his Junior year.

Luke currently plays for Dawson County High School after transferring from Dawson Christian, wherehe averaged 25 points per game and led his team to the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association state tourney.


Big Shout Out to Ahmad Kamara

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We are thrilled to announce that Ahmad Kamara was named offensive MVP and 7AAA 1st Team All-Region!

Ahmad is a Senior at Dawson County High School and has been training with Rob at 123 Total Fitness for three years now.  He was referred by teammates and he and Rob have been working on NFL combine prep, explosiveness, and speed.

Kamara transferred to Dawson County High from Dawson County Christian School and gave them another fast, tough, and powerful option on the ground as a running back.  It looks like he will have a breakout season to cap off his senior year.

Everyone at 123 Total Fitness looks forward to continuing to work with Ahmad and to see what his bright future will bring.