Selecting a personal trainer

Dec 7, 2007 at 8:31 a.m. ET

If you've ever thought about hiring personal trainers for your fitness or health needs there is a lot that you should know and need to know.

What are certified personal trainers?
Certified personal trainers are individuals who have the knowledge, educational training and capability to know how to design an exercise and nutritional program to fit your individual needs and wants.

Before you can decide between the many personal trainers available, you have to determine if this is something that's right for you in the first place.

Here are some questions you should ask yourself.

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