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Squeezing a Cheap Personal Trainer Staten Island Into the Budget

Posted Jul 24 2013 12:54pm

It used to be that personal training was something for the rich and famous.   The Park Avenue types of Manhattan.   However, that has long since passed.   Personal training services exist in all five New York City boroughs and beyond.   Many people even seek the services of a cheap personal trainer Staten Island, but they are quickly reminded that cheap does not mean free.   These days everyone is budget conscious.   Everything is more expensive than it used to be from groceries to health care.   Cheap or not, Manhattan or Staten Island, personal training is still a luxury item.   Yet, people will still try and squeeze a few sessions of guidance into the bottom line.   Here are a few ways to extend every dollar.

One of the easiest things for social butterflies is to train alongside a friend.   This is almost like multi-tasking for them.   They can combine the fitness and social aspects of their lives into one activity.   As this relates to working with a Staten Island personal trainer, they will not each be asked to pay full price for the session, but rather they will likely save 35-40% per session.   Expecting to split the regular cost of a one-on-one session is not fair to the trainer, as they are now tasked with properly training and monitoring two clients.   Nonetheless, this can help extend the number of guided workouts.

If you do end up finding acheap personal trainer Staten Islandthat fits your budget for weekly or bi weekly private sessions, it is also important to incorporate lots of movement into your activities on the other days.   For instance, there may be additional unsupervised trips to the gym during the week, but taking the stairs at the office instead of elevator or standing up at the desk once in a while are important, as well.   Consider getting a pedometer for tracking your movement.   Studies recommend getting 10,000 steps a day, which is the equivalent of about five miles.   Pedometers can range for eight dollars up to twenty five dollars.

Finally, in a most budget conscious situation that still requires the services of acheap personal trainer Staten Island, one can consider their trainer in more of a fitness consultant capacity.   In the fitness consultant role, a trainer and client meet more regularly in the beginning, such as twice a week for a month.   During this time the personal trainer will teach the client a routine that they will do on their own for a month or two at which a follow up maintenance session will commence inclusive of a workout, fitness assessment, and program adjustments.   In between sessions, the fitness consultant is available for phone calls or emails to clear up any concerns.   It is a very hands off approach that is great for motivated individuals and can provide major benefits without the major price.

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