The presence of online coaching is growing quickly with more and more coaches taking to online services to grow their business’ and reach a wider audience.
Many people are skeptic about the thought of online coaching, and having no contact time with a coach is an odd prospect to grasp, but with use of smartphone apps, and utilizing platforms like Skype and Facebook it is becoming far more accessible and far more popular alternative to 1-1 coaching.
Here are 5 reasons how you could benefit from online coaching:
Online coaching is incredibly cost effective in comparison to 1-1 coaching. In a time where things are getting more expensive, online coaching has become a great option to get all the support you need if you aren’t quite in a position to commit financially to 1-1 coaching. You will most likely get a month of online training for the price of 2, or in some cases 1, personal training session.
Accountability and motivation
Make yourself accountable and more motivated then ever with regular support. Receive regular check-in emails and messages as well as regular progress check ups throughout the week, ensuring that you are staying on track and getting the results that you want. Have a coach by your side daily and with you every step of the way.
Flexibility and freedom
You have the flexibility of training anywhere in the world, and in any gym you wish. If you find you are away on business regularly, or live a sporadic life as cabin crew, you can train anywhere and your progress doesn’t need to be hindered by your travels.
Time and schedule
Train around your schedule, when you want. You wont be required to stick to your coaches schedule like you would in a 1-1 setting. If you get called in to work early or your meeting runs later in to the evening than you had planned you can schedule your training around the time that you have available each day.
With online coaching, communication channels are always open. Email, calls, texts or instant messaging with the Trainerize app you can contact your coach whenever you wish, and with added apps like Whatsapp, Facebook and Skype the communication channels are endless. Get the support you want when you need it.
Conclusion – is online coaching right for you?
Online coaching is aimed at anyone, it may well be suited more towards those that are a bit more experienced and need that extra support to get the results they want, but with the ease of obtaining and sharing information, exercise videos and instructional videos can be shared seamlessly. Making online coaching applicable to anyone of any fitness background.
If you are still skeptical of online coaching and have any questions drop me a message and get in touch.