Personal Trainer Cork & Fermoy

At APC Physio Cork, personal training programs are designed to improve your fitness levels and sports performance while minimising injuries or setbacks due to recurrent pains. Our personal trainers in Cork & Fermoy, we will examine your current health & fitness condition in order to come up with a personal training plan that suits you. Having worked with many sports athletes, fitness enthusiasts and active retirees we are confident we can work together to achieve your goals. 

Our personal trainers are also qualified sports physiotherapists meaning we can design programmes around strengthening areas of your body that are giving you trouble without putting yourself in further danger of an old injury recurring.

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Get the Full Benefits of a Personal Trainer and Physiotherapy

Many sports people are well versed on how to train in order to meet their fitness goals. The problem is that they don’t know how to avoid injuries and may have miss guided views on how to treat recurring pain or how to correct a weight lifting technique. 

Our personal trainers in Cork City & Fermoy are not just trained to help you reach your fitness goals but also help to prevent and treat injuries. This is because they are also trained in physiotherapy. Our personal trainers will only give you the best and safest form of exercises for your body condition allowing you to train in confidence. 

It is especially important to work with our  personal trainers in Cork City if you have a pre-existing medical condition. Some issues which might affect your safety when working out include heart problems, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, scoliosis, cancer, prolapsed disc, ankle sprains, and ACL or any type of surgery. If you have any other medical condition, you can consult our personal trainer Cork to find out whether or not it will affect your training. But it’s always advisable to speak to your doctor first before undertaking any strenuous exercise. Our physios will ensure to screen for any potential risks and will liaise with your GP or specialist to leave no stone unturned so you can concentrate on reaching your goals.

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Personally Tailored Solutions

We have worked with many different clients and understand that everyone has their own needs and concerns. A solution that works for one person will not necessarily work for the next individual. This is why our personal trainers will always take the time to learn about you before creating a program that suits you. The programs will take into account your injuries, pains, medical conditions, daily schedules, and priorities.

 

Our trained physiotherapy Personal Trainers in Fermoy & Cork will also conduct a tip to toe movement screen to identify tight and weak areas that are likely to be the root cause of compensations. Your programme will address these areas as well build strength, stamina and bring a new balance to your body and how you train.

 

We will regularly monitor your progress to determine whether we should make any adjustments to the program keeping in mind your long-term fitness goals.

Personal Trainer for You

A common mistake people make when selecting a personal trainer in Cork is choosing someone not suited to their situation.

The advantage of our service is that we have worked with various niches over the years from the high performance sports athlete to those looking to just get off the couch and get back to a healthy lifestyle. 

You should remember that good communication is the key to a successful and pleasant experience with your personal trainer. Once they understand your needs, they will be able to come up with plans that suit you perfectly.

Complimentary Services for Sports People

There are some extra services you will be able to avail of while working with our personal trainer in Cork. 

One of these is having an expert sports physio conduct a full body movement screen.

Secondly physio personal trainers will give you the confidence to train well even with moderate to severe pain or injury where otherwise you would be just resting and playing the waiting game.

Skilled hands on and taping techniques can also be used to help improve muscle function and the movement patterns of joints, thus enhancing your performance in the gym, on the field or during your personal training session. We also run screenings before your sports season starts, which helps us determine whether you are at risk of injury when the intensity of the season kicks in. Constant monitoring can be carried out throughout the season to make sure corrective exercises are done soon enough.

Another key service is dry needling. This method involves the insertion of filiform single use needles into the muscle and surrounding fascia. They are inserted into parts of the muscle  that are identified as trigger points. Besides relieving pain, dry needling will reduce muscle stiffness, improve the way the muscle functions resulting in greater strength and increased range of motion.

Benefits of Personal Trainer Cork

– It actually prevents injury in the future as we focus on strengthening the weak areas of your body.

– Tailored solutions to suit your goals and body type.

– It allows you to work with a plan that takes into account your daily schedule and location preference.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly does a personal trainer do?

A personal trainer will create a personalised training plan that takes into consideration factors like your medical condition, physical fitness, and goals. They are also trained physiotherapists so can provide the best of both worlds.

How do I find a reputable personal trainer?

The best way to find a reputable personal trainer is by checking their qualifications, track record, and client feedback. You should always go for a personal trainer who is highly rated by their clients. Check out their testimonials and Google reviews. We provide a free 15 min introduction call or face to face chat so why not pick up the phone and ask us some questions. 

How many times a week should I train with a personal trainer?

The number of days you work out per week will be determined by your goals and fitness levels. However, in most cases, your personal trainer will suggest you train anywhere from two to five days a week depending on your goals and your body’s ability. This typically consists of a program of strength, cardio, mobility and balance. Appropriate rest is also planned to avoid over training which can lead to breakdown and ultimately injury . Since you are working with a personal trainer, together you will create a plan that suits your goals and needs. 

How much weight can you lose in a month with a personal trainer?

Personal trainers are able to help you reach your fitness goals in a safe time period. If your main goal is to lose weight, you should mention this to your personal trainer so that they can come up with a plan on your diet, cardio, and strength training. If you are a beginner, you should be able to see results very early in the training period as the body will be reacting to new training and lifestyle  stimuli. Depending on your current fitness level, you should be able to see a weight loss level of between 0 5 kg and 1.0 kg a month. 

Is 30 minutes of personal training enough?

Yes, training for 30 minutes a day is enough. However, your personal trainer will recommend that you engage in a suitable training regimen and workout a certain number of days of the week. Another alternative is to stretch the workout sessions to 60 minutes a day and work out vigorously for 3 days a week. The workouts should combine cardio and resistance exercises in order to reduce the risk of injury. 

What should I expect on my first day with a personal trainer?

On your first day of personal training, you can expect to undergo a full assessment of movement and your physical condition consisting of strength and/ or fitness testing. You will also discuss your short, medium and long term goals with your personal trainer. This information will help them come up with a tailored plan for you.

How do I get the most out of my personal trainer?

To make the most out of your personal trainer, you should always start your sessions with a 5 to 10 minute dynamic warm-up and activation routine. This way, you will be able to engage in tougher workouts from the get go. Similarly, you should try to warm down and stretch after the workout as this may make you less sore and less likely to get injured. You should also drink plenty of water throughout the day to ensure you do not get dehydrated during or after your session.

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