9 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Personal Trainer
4. Ask for a recap
At the end of each session, request a brief summary and progress report from your trainer. “Ask what you accomplished and if there are any specific reminders about application for the week ahead or any new developments in your training—were you stronger than last week?” says Muelrith. Also find out why your trainer made any changes or adjustments, which will help you remain mindful of the “why” of your workout. “This keeps you on course toward your goals and validates that the valuable time you—and your trainer—spend with each session has specific value,” Muelrath says.