- What exactly does a Personal Trainer do?
- What type of training do Personal Trainers have?
- What does a normal personal training session consist of?
- How do I get started?
- I haven't done any exercise in a few years, can I jump straight in?
- What if I need to reschedule a session?
- What do I need to bring to a personal training session?
- Do you do any performance testing as part of personal training?
- Do you cater for people with special needs or conditions?
- What fitness level do I need to be at to start Boot Camp?
- How often are Boot Camp sessions held?
- Who are the Boot Camp sessions designed for?
- What do I need to bring for Boot Camp?
What are the benefits of working out with a personal trainer?
The key thing a personal trainer does is tailor workouts to your fitness level. They will also work with you on technical skills, positioning, form and technique, to reduce injuries and make your workouts more effective. What they’re best known for is pushing you beyond your limits.
In the specific case of the Guardian trainers, backgrounds in Muay Thai and boxing and qualifications in high intensity interval training and in power lifting and Olympic weight lifting. You can see their full bios here.
- Warm up, mobility drills
- Technique work – the extent to which this is done depends your goals
- Circuit – length and type depends on your fitness level and fitness goals
- Cool down and stretching
Drop by and sign up!
We’ll start with a discussion and review session to help assess your fitness level and limits, so you’re not going to be expected to do things you can’t do (although you will be asked to do things you THINK you can’t do, but
You must give at leave 24 hours’ notice.
We would have to charge if notice is given less than 24 hours in advance – the trainers have put aside that time for you and have planned your workouts prior.
Motivation is really all you need (although comfortable workout clothes are probably a good idea too).
We do a monthly challenge to test all our clients.
There are particular workouts that trainers will repeat to test how far you have come. We encourage you to keep workout books – so you can judge yourself how much you’ve improved on your fitness journey!
It is important that you get medical clearance before you start any exercise and always let the trainers know what injuries or conditions you have so that the workout planned may be customised to your ability and needs.
If you are currently seeing a physio, please let us know what you should be focusing on and which exercises you have been advised to avoid.
At the same time supplementary exercises can be given to work on your weaknesses.
Any level! Exercises will be scaled to your fitness and mobility level.
3 times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Sessions may be cancelled due to inclement weather.
People who want to have fun working out and improving their fitness. Come with an open mind and you won’t be disappointed.
- Skipping rope
- Maybe a towel or exercise mat
- Water (We’re saying this twice as it’s especially important in the hot humid weather of Hong Kong)