Personal Training

As your personal trainer I will use my skills and knowledge to design a safe and effective programme of exercise that will take into account your personal goals, your fitness level and your exercise likes and dislikes. I will provide the coaching, supervision, advice and support that you may need to help you to achieve your goals.  Your progress will be regularly monitored and the programme revised and adjusted accordingly.

I will provide all the necessary equipment and I can organise appropriate venue for the training sessions if you do not want to train at your home.

Bookings is for a minimum of 4 sessions payable in advance. If 10 sessions are booked and paid in advance, the 11th session will be conducted free of charge.

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Rates are £30 per session (minimum of 4) or £45 per session if you bring a friend.

Jacqui Smith - Personal Training

Sessions Structure

If you are interested in having a personal trainer, the following is how I usually structure sessions.
The first meeting is an informal chat, we fill in various screening forms – exercise history and medical history questionnaire, we then both discuss what they want from a trainer.  I then devise a programme for you, based on the information obtained and your views.

Training Options

Pilates – Usually clients come to be for rehabilitation work, they have finished their physiotherapy sessions and now are ready to take on a more challenging routine.  We would train for an hours covering all Joseph Pilates basic 24 moves.

Equipment used include:

  • Bosu’s
  • Gymballs
  • Dynabands
  • Dumbbells
  • And gymsofts

Classic Personal Training – Usually clients come to me for a specific reason (weight-loss, increase strength)

The training sessions includes:

  • Warm up
  • Cardio vascular exercise – walking, skipping, spinning, step or rebounding

Resistance work:

  • Dynabands (big elastic bands)
  • Stability balls (big bouncy balls)
  • Bodybars
  • Kettlebells
  • Flexi-bars
  • Boxing bands
  • Pilates rings
  • Dumbbells
  • Vibration machine
  • X-co’s
  • And resistance using their own body weight

If training at your home, not all the above training methods may be available.

The following meetings – we train for a full hour on the training programme and I introduce various bits of training equipment, I appreciate your views here on any pieces you do not like so that we can train using all the pieces you prefer.

Clients usually have one training session per week and I encourage them to walk, swim etc outside of our training sessions, but sometimes clients want two sessions per week. If two people want to train together with a personal trainer, no problem, I can do that

Remember I don’t bite and I work at your level!!

IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE

Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic exercise is an important part of losing fat weight.  If you haven’t exercised for a while you should aim for 2 workouts per week, otherwise it may be too much too soon. A chest strap is a great way of ensuring that you are working at the correct level.  If you haven’t exercised for a while, you should aim for between 15-25 minutes of CV work (this doesn’t include warm-up or cool-down)

Ultimately you should aim for 20-30 minute sessions.

Resistance Exercise

The importance of resistance exercise as a fat burning programme is always understated.  Our body shape is determined by genetics so we are looking at improving our body tone, fitness levels and confidence.

Resistance exercise will create a great looking more toned version of yourself as well as an increase in metabolic rate.  Working the underlying muscle where you wish to lose fat weight will NOT burn the fat from that area, but it will leave to looking fantastically toned.

Healthy Eating

If a good eating plan is not in place you will not lose fat weight.  You will become fitter and more toned but may not lose fat weight. Check out our Little Black Dress & Tuxedo programme!

Controlling Your Weight

The key is to keep energy intake (food) and energy output (physical activity) in balance. When you consume only as many calories as your body needs, your weight will usually stay constant, but if you take in more than your body needs you will put on excess fat. If you expend more energy than you take in then you will burn excess fat.

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Rates are £30 per session (minimum of 4) or £45 per session if you bring a friend.

Jacqui Smith - Personal Training

Exercises plays an important role in weight control by increasing energy output, calling on stored calories for extra fuel. If you consume 100 Kcals a day more than your body needs, you will gain approximately 10 pounds per year. This combination of exercise and diet offers the most flexible and effective approach to weight control. But watch muscle tissue is 3 times heavier than fat so your bathroom scales will not tell you if you have too much body fat. Check out our Little Black Dress & Tuxedo programme!