Choosing the right workout partner—5 Questions to ask yourself

Choosing the right workout partner—5 Questions to ask yourself

Choosing the Right Workout Partner: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Question 1: What Is Your Personality?

The first question you need to ask yourself is what kind of person I am going to work with. If it’s not obvious, then you might want to change your choice. You have two choices; one is very direct and straightforward and the other is a bit more subtle and complex. Let me explain both of them.


If you are working with someone who is very direct, then you will definitely get results faster. They won’t even need to give any instructions at all. You just do whatever they tell you and get results immediately. However, this type of person may not be the best fit for you because they don’t take their own time and focus on getting results instead of spending some extra time to make sure everything goes well.


If you are working with someone who is very complex, then you will probably get results much slower than if you were working with someone who was direct. Complex types tend to be too busy thinking about many different things at once and may not be able to concentrate on doing something specific like lifting weights or running. On the other hand, they may also forget things easily which could cause problems later on in your training program.

Question 2: Do You Have Experience?

You should also think about how experienced your potential trainer is. If they have a lot of experience, then you should probably pick them over someone who doesn’t. Just make sure their experience isn’t in bodybuilding or something similar because you want to bulk up and not get too skinny. More specific experience like being a professional athlete may be useful, but it depends on what sport they played. Also, if they have played a sport similar to what you want to become good at (like baseball for instance), then their experience may be somewhat useful.

Question 3: Do You Have A Good Reputation?

You should also find out what people think of this person.

Are they well respected in the community or are they not? Are they liked or are they not?

These are all questions you need to ask yourself about this person because their personality and character may affect your own.

Question 4: Is The Price Fair?

You should also think about the price. Some trainers may charge less than others, but it depends on what they have to offer and how good they are. You shouldn’t just choose someone based off of price because that isn’t always the best solution.

Question 5: Will This Benefit Me In The Future?

Will There Be Any Negative Consequences? Before you make your choice, you should think about whether or not this is a beneficial choice in the long run. For example, you wouldn’t want to choose a trainer that will teach you bad habits and that will have to be fixed later on. Make sure to think over all the choices before picking one.

Making Your Choice

Once you’ve asked yourself these questions, you should choose the person that you think will work best. Remember, this is something that you have to spend time with on a regular basis, so you want to make sure that you have the most amount of comfort with them.


What are you doing here?”

You turn around to see Jane standing behind you, “Oh, I was just filling out some forms for my trainer.”

You already got a trainer?

That’s great!”

“I hope so. I just picked the first one that I saw on the list.”

“Well, I guess they can’t be all bad if they’re on the list.

So when do you start?”

“In two days. He said that I should meet him here then. He also said that I should bring my stuff, so I guess I’ll see you then. Bye.

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