Why Do I Need a Personal Trainer?

Personal Training

Getting in shape is a priority for a lot of people, and it can be tempting to try and keep fit without any guidance, but most individuals that exercise regularly can benefit from using a personal trainer. Working with a personal trainer offers many advantages; they include:

Learning the correct technique

In order to get the best out of exercising, it is essential to practice the correct technique. Not only will this enable you to work the muscles properly and achieve better muscle tone, but it will also help you to avoid injuries that can often be the result of poor form.


One thing many people lack when it comes to exercise is motivation. However, with a personal trainer there to encourage you to make the most of your exercise sessions, you’ll stay motivated and be more likely to stick to your fitness regime.


Different techniques work for different people and what is effective for one person might not be suitable for someone else; a personal trainer can draw up a routine that will be perfect for your individual needs and get you in the best possible shape.

Avoiding injuries

Injuries as a result of incorrect training are all too common and even minor injuries can take a long time to heal. However, by working with a personal trainer they can give you proper advice on the correct form, and they will make sure that you do not miss out on completing a warm up and a cool down, which are essential for avoiding injuries.

A personal trainer will also adapt your exercise programme so that it suitable for your fitness levels.


A lack of confidence can often stop people from joining the gym in the first place, and when someone has made the decision to go to the gym, it can sometimes be difficult to know which is the best approach to take when it comes to exercise. However, a personal trainer will be there to support gym members and guide them along the while they learn which exercises are most beneficial for then, and which exercises are safe to do.

New techniques

There is always a new fitness craze and personal trainers will be well versed in the newest trends in fitness and exercise. This means that you can gain from their knowledge and reap the benefits of the latest fitness techniques, helping to tone your physique and boost your confidence.

Uplands Sports Centre is situated in the delightful village of Wadhurst in East Sussex, close to Tunbridge Wells, attached to Uplands Community College. We are a not-for-profit Centre that prides itself on being equipped with an excellent gym with state of the art exercise equipment.

We have a Studio where we hold a wide range of classes including Aerobics, Zumba, Spin, Metafit and Pilates. A Sports Hall that is available for clubs and children’s parties. We also have a treatment room, on site, that offers specialist treatments including beauty treatments, Podiatry and Osteopathy.

Check out our website on www.uplandssportscentre.co.uk or call us on 01892782136

Uplands Sports Centre


11 Apr, 2015