Ask to see the trainer’s educational background and current accreditation credentials.
Ask for references from ongoing or previous clients with similar goals and situations. Gather information on the trainer’s approach and whether they are professional, prepared, punctual and motivational.
A trainer must have a compatible personality and communication style. Assess how intense and upfront a trainer is and their commitment to reaching goals.
Be upfront about your medical issues to detect whether the trainer has experience dealing with similar issues and how it may impact the training program.
Rates can range from $50 to $150 per hour, depending on their credentials, experience and location. Find the right trainer at a price that makes sense in creating an effective program.