This months client of the month I had picked within the first 2 weeks of feb I think - the work rate, the effort has just been next level!
It’s been incredible to watch her almost every day, come in follow the plan, smash the workout and come back the next day to see the same.
I don’t like giving out client of the month for the amount of weight loss or results they’re achieving, I think it send the wrong message and forces some unhealthy choices and habits to force the weight loss, force the new personal best etc because then quality could and probably would suffer.
Instead I like to give out for things like attitude, hard work, resilience, consistently all these other traits that cause healthy, life long habits that make sure you’ll always be doing the best you can, having said all that the results that this client is getting are incredible, she’s dropping kilos a month and the way she’s training and following nutrition advice means that should cause a continuous trend.
So without any more waiting around the client of the month is.................
Well Done! Keep up the amazing hard work, the attitude and the application of advice and we’ll smash your goals!
I can’t wait to see your end transformation!
This months client is another one based off of not only great results but a great mentality!
This client is one that you will see a lot on my instagram, She has scoliosis which makes some exercises excruciating, so we have had to play around with different angles for exercises, different types, different movement patterns and through all the experimenting and she still turned up on time and worked hard, listened to what I have said, taken action, done things outside of the sessions, kept pushing and just keeps trying with a smile of her face and dig at my counting ability!
There was a day I remember in particular where her back hurt, every exercise we did was hurting, every movement hurt, walking hurt, we found exercises some exercises that didn't hurt and she kept going.
In terms of work rate the session was terrible(she won't mind me saying that... I hope) BUT in terms of pushing through your own mental barriers, pushing through your own self doubt, pushing through the discomfort to better yourself, pushing through the pain and the struggles to make sure you get results and be the best you can be, that session was the one I knew she could achieve anything she wanted!
That session was by far the hardest session but the session that had the biggest impact on her achieving her goals!
She has lost a lot of weight 4.3kg, She's gotten stronger, can now do full press ups, lightly resisted pull ups and much more!
With all that said I think it's time to announce who 'she' is......................................................................TIFFANY GALER!!
Well done Tiff - it's great training you and I look forward to seeing what other goals we can break through!!
If you want to be part of this and want to feel supported and part of a quality group of women all trying to achieve amazing things in the gym then get in contact and I'll see if I can help!
This isn't just any old personal training this is 'Applied Fitness Personal Training'
we're based in Birmingham city centre!
Winning personal trainer of the year in Birmingham 2019!
I was found by a company called Origym, they are a personal training qualification company.
They found my website, read my testimonials and got in touch with me to tell me I was being shortlisted and I would need to answer some questions, when I got the email I was thinking what the hell is this? Is this some scam where I have to pay to be forward or where it would have some hidden fee where they demand I now pay £1000000, I was sitting with my friend and fellow trainer Lewis Gaffney.
I showed him and he had coincidently done his course with them, said they were a really good company and it was legit.
So, I emailed back the answers to my questions which are below;
What inspired you to become a personal trainer?
“The reason I became a PT is because of my friend, he was a PT and made me see in myself what I could achieve with training and hard work.
I wanted to help as many people as I could achieve that same feeling of self-confidence, accomplishment and mental resilience to keep pushing to become better, stronger and healthier. “
What one piece of advice would you give to an aspiring personal trainer?
“Piece of advice would be: if you only want to get into this industry to take topless selfies and make a 6-figure salary just don’t do it.
If you want to become a good and successful PT you have to genuinely care for your clients and their results, listen to them, even if their wrong you have to try and understand, remove judgement and strive to change that person’s life.
It doesn’t matter what they’re like when they walk in for the first session, it’s how they walk out on your last session with them that counts.”
I was told that I would be considered for the final they wanted to take a look at my social media accounts and would email me to tell me whether I had won or not, it took about a week and then I got the email
“CONGRATULATIONS” the blog would be out in a few days and they’ll send me the link. I was sooo happy to win!
I don’t win much, I feel my work doesn’t get recognised a lot, and as a recent study of personal trainers showed a tall personal trainer was deemed to be ‘less competent’ as every other type of trainer and also ‘has less knowledge’ than any other trainer! Yay for me right!
So I’m credibly happy and grateful to all my clients who have put In the work and tried there hardest to get results because it’s because of them that I have been awarded this!
To give back to the people I have opened up my website, the ‘Suite AF’ is open, all the resources, the recipe books, EVERYTHING!
Go mad, use all the resources you need too, but please let me know what resources you use and how you find them!
Thank you again to all my clients! <3
Enjoy all the resources!
This is the first blog of it type on here, and comes from a feedback form I sent out to all my client ( by the way not a single piece of negative feedback on them <3)
It was one of my clients who suggested having client challenges and a client a month blog post was formed. the client I'm giving this huge honour too........... Hannah Jones!! Hannah has recently started with me and is achieving great results! She's 3.7 kilos down already (8.14 lbs), so well done!
However, it isn't the weight she's losing that's the reason why I'm giving Hannah this award. It is because of what she's currently going through in her personal life and how she's still coming to each session on time, with a big smile on her face and quality work rate.
Every exercise we do, Hannah does with quality technique and high work rate, she's listening to everything I have been saying in regards to nutrition, she recently cut her calories through the day down to 460ish so she could enjoy a 3 course work dinner, no guilt, no hindrance to results, no remorse, which is perfect!
It's amazing to see someone who has been through a lot personally and is still smiling and putting her own progression first.
Below is a video of Hannah perfectly demonstrating how to do a zombie front squat.
Well Done to Hannah!
I can't wait to see what more you can achieve, well done to all my other clients too because everyone is achieving some great things!
If you want to join my team of awesome clients, starting personal training and are around the birmingham area then fill out the sign up form and lets get going?
The Main Author is Dan Grimes, Guest authors will be posting too.