How useful really is an online personal trainer?

Photo credit: Kilito Chan - Getty Images
Photo credit: Kilito Chan – Getty Images

From Cosmopolitan

When the gyms closed in March, I won’t lie – I was gutted. I’d finally got back into the swing of things on the exercise front (after a very jolly Christmas break and a trip to Lisbon, where I ate enough Portuguese custard tarts to feed a family of twelve for weeks). I’d found a happy routine of weight training three times a week in the gym, spin classes and playing netball. All in all, I was feeling pretty active.

But then lockdown hit. Suddenly, I had to completely rethink my exercise routine and alter what I did to get on a sweat on, factoring in the equipment I had at home. Luckily, I have enough kit for a decent session in the garden, but after doing the same weights routine over and over again for three months, it quickly became…

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Candace Cameron Bure’s Trainer Will Inspire You to Move Your Body ASAP

“You get a little spoiled when you have a trainer.”

Understatement of 2020 when it comes to working out, right? That’s what Kira Stokes, the celebrity trainer who works with celebrity clients such as Candace Cameron Bure, Shay Mitchell and Ashley Graham told us when it comes to working out at home since the Coronavirus pandemic hit.

Fortunately, many celebrity trainers have pivoted to online workouts, including Stokes, who has her own fitness app that offers a free 7-day trial.

Stokes has been honing her unique method for decades, focusing on the mind and body connection and emphasizing transitions between movements.

“I’m very proud of being 45. It’s a testament to the method to be able to remain healthy and strong,” Stokes told E!. “I really started training clients when I was a sophomore at Boston College. Knowing at that time too that it was my calling, that

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Trainer Joe Wicks Shares 3 Secrets That Helped Him Succeed in Fitness

From Men’s Health

Joe Wicks, the cover star of Men’s Health UK’s July/August issue, has a lot to teach you. The 33-year-old has seen himself go from a struggling park boot-camp trainer to an in-demand social media personality, YouTube #PEWithJoe phenom, magazine cover model, and so much more.

There’s no denying that hi s relentless personality, charm and online business acumen helped pave the way for success. But what of the lessons that he’s learned along the way?

Below, we’ve cherry-picked a few quotes from our cover interview that help shine a light on Wicks’ continual successes. Hopefully, they can inspire you to make a positive change, however small. Let’s get to it.

Staying Motivated

“When I started doing fitness, I always had this voice in my head telling me to keep going… It was like that when I first started doing boot camps in the park, and it was

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