Staying Fit While Home: Virtual Personal Training
You may not enjoy going to a gym or a fitness class to get in shape, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do a workout or two while at home.
Establishing an exercise routine while at home can help alleviate stress, keep your body in shape, and add structure to your day. Exercise improves mental and physical health by enhancing the immune system, improving circulation, and reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
Whether you are a beginner or a fitness guru, you can follow different exercise programming plans to help you stay fit while staying safe.
What Is Virtual Personal Training?
Virtual training takes different forms: It can be a combination of videos shared through an app, a collection of pre-recorded videos, live classes offered by a certified trainer, or coaching sessions.
Virtual personal training is a collection of videos created to help you accomplish your fitness goals. You can discuss your ambitions with your trainer, and he/she will design an exercising routine to help you reach your target goals.
The flexibility of virtual training allows you to book your sessions whenever you want. Based on your daily schedule, you can schedule your training sessions early in the morning or late at night and can train from anywhere. You don’t need any equipment — just your phone, tablet, or laptop to access the videos.
Having a training session marked in your calendar allows you to interact with other like-minded people in a fun way. It might be the motivation you need to work on your fitness form and keep up with your exercise routine.
Tips to Work Out While Home
While it is fun working out from your living room, bedroom, or garage, it can sometimes be hard to find the time or desire to reach your fitness goals.
Here are a few great tricks to help you maximize the benefits of working out and stay in good shape:
Workout with a Friend
For some people, working out at a gym relieves stress, helps them achieve their ideal weight, and makes them feel like they are a part of a community. Even though you’ve decided to workout from home, it doesn’t mean all of those things have to change. Reach out to your family members, neighbors, or friends to get a virtual group together.
Making exercise a part of your daily routine is recommended for anyone, and working out from home is ideal for stay-at-home moms, students, freelancers, or sports-addict-dads. In uncertain times, it’s essential to create a sense of community to help lessen the boredom, monotony, or loneliness people experience when working from home.
Develop New Skills
When working out in a gym, you want to improve your strength and increase your power. Different gym equipment and gadgets can help you achieve your fitness goals, but it doesn’t mean you are limited to only that type of equipment when exercising at home. Rather than buying expensive equipment and creating a home gym, try developing new skills.
Focus on your weaknesses, and find a way to improve them. For example, you can focus on flexibility, mobility, or balance by attending a virtual yoga class. Find a virtual exercise class that will boost your motivation and make you feel stronger and healthier.
Find a Routine that Works for You
Going to a fitness class or gym naturally creates a routine, and working from home can provide you with many distractions. Your children, pets, and home tasks can take up a lot of time, leaving you unmotivated or too tired to complete even a quick workout.
The best way to stick to a home exercising plan is to write down the session in your to-do list for the day. Dedicate a space in your home for daily workouts and try to avoid distractions. Carefully follow your video to stay focused on your training. Stick with your schedule for a few days to establish a consistent workout routine.
How Exercise Programming Can Help
There is no doubt that virtual personal training workouts have made our lives easier. Following a personal training class online is an excellent way to stay in shape while supporting local business owners.
Body Refined is happy to announce virtual 1-on-1 training, to better serve our clients during this time and in the future.
So, whether you are engaging in an exercise regimen on your own or virtual 1-on-1 with Body Refined, we will work with you in any capacity to ensure that the exercise prescription is customized accordingly.
Body Refined clients who receive an exercise prescription, combined with all the other benefits of the Lifestyle Management program, have eliminated diagnosis, or helped to better manage their diagnosis.
Call today at (844) 899-4846 or ask Skylar, the Body Refined bot, by clicking the message bubble to the bottom right corner of your screen to schedule a consultation to discuss Body Refined exercise programming and lifestyle management techniques, and we’ll get you on the right track to reach your fitness goals.
Kurt Dixon is an educated, certified and experienced health consultant who is passionate about helping his client-patients achieve their goals by adjusting their lifestyle to promote a seamless, healthy living. His experience covers healthcare, pharmaceutical, money management, telecommunications & customer service industries. He is also the founder of Body Refined and the Lifestyle Management program, an integrated consortium of measures addressing life balance, eating healthier, physical wellness and career management.