When Training Gets Too Personal

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Women Fall for their Personal Trainers and Here’s Why

But what is it that really turns sweaty strength training sessions into steamy afternoon rendezvous? (Read More)

When Training Gets Too Personal

One-on-one workouts can lead to romance, but that can put trainer and client on the spot.

The client-trainer relationship is a unique one and should not be entered into lightly. Client pays trainer to get him or her into shape, but sessions are rarely perfunctory. To put it bluntly, there’s all that touching and sweating and grunting and scantily cladness and rippling of muscles going on, not to mention the chitchat between reps about everything from last night’s football game to sticky divorce proceedings. (Read More)

Can Personal Training Get Too Personal?

How do you identify and set appropriate boundaries with your clients? Are there topics that you believe are simply off the table? How do you handle it when a client views you more as his or her friend than as the trainer? Let’s us know your thoughts and opinions on this important topic in the comments section below. (Read More)

What to Do if a Personal Trainer Gets Touchy

  • Having a healthy client-personal trainer relationship is essential.
  • You should never tolerate lewd comments or inappropriate touching.
  • Never underestimate the power of your instincts.

Girl goes to the gym to get in shape. The cute personal trainer flirts with her and steals her heart. It sounds like the beginning of a romantic comedy.

But in reality, this situation happens to females a lot and isn’t always welcomed.

Unfortunately, the personal trainer who has been hired to help you get toned and feel good in your own skin may make you squirm instead. So, what do you do if your trainer is too touchy? (Read More)