As a personal trainer, many people tell me they feel confused and overloaded by the overabundance of information on health and fitness out there. When I first started working out, I was not sure what to do either. As a result, I made mistakes and spun my wheels a bit at times. Slowly and steadily, I developed a system that allowed me to separate bad from good information and make informed decisions about which diet and exercise protocols to put time and effort towards. In this article, I'm going to explain how I decide who to take advice from, and how you can apply the same principles to your own learning and toward hiring a coach or personal trainer.
The first thing I look for is if the information is science-based. Science provides a systematic approach to finding the answers to questions, like if a certain diet causes cancer, or … Read More