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Pete the Trainer
Personal Empowerment Systems Inc.
Everyday, as a Personal Trainer & Life Coach, I partner with wonderful people who are literally reinventing their bodies, reinventing their lives and living a 'life quality' full of creative energy to spare. I'm excited to get to know you better, and earn your respect, trust and ongoing confidence.
I work and consult with many kinds of people in many different circumstances. Each Client, although looking to create similar results, presents individual circumstances, issues and well... bagage that needs to be creatively addressed
My passion is to guide my Clients to release their full potential and achieve all their health & fitness goals. A typical consultation or work-out session with me is, a energy-generating, learning experience, with a large serving of empowering fun.
My background is in the martial arts and kinesiology, I have been teaching for over 30 years. I specialize in Exercise Performance, Personal Empowerment Planning, and Goal Achievement.
I am certified worldwide by The NFPT (National Federation of Professional Trainers), APEX and 24 Hour Fitness.
I'm originally from London, England. I'm based in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.
When I'm not 'in town' I travel the world teaching and conducting boot-camps, workshops and seminars. I am very good at what I do, and I look forward to proving my value to you as you bring your dreams and goals to reality
if you're just starting ...or re-starting your health & fitness journey
and you're ready to start uncovering your hidden assets, you might want to
keep the following 4 Progress Pointers in mind
1 Don't waste money: It's OK to test the waters, in fact I recomend it
...Start with an investment of say 3 introductory lessons so you can start to feel more comfortable with strength training machines, free weights and cables along with free-style exercises (functional fitness). This will give you a better understanding of how to proceed to the next level - and maybe starting an actual taylored program of structured exercise continuance and correct nutrition, according to your goals. This will give you a SERIOUS foundation of knolledge and fitness that you can REALLY build your dream body from. Now remember ...just wanting to get fit & healthy won't get you out of a downward spiraling rut. You've GOT to have a burning passion to make something good happen!
It's crucial (for fast progress) to have a good grasp of the basic principles involved for your particular situation.
It's smart to get lessons! ...so you can learn correct form, correct breathing, correct hand & foot placement, correct exercise performance.
How did you learn to drive? ...by osmosis? ...I know you didn't!
You can participate in a foundational 5 lesson structured plan that is taylored especially for your goals for a very reasonable investment, and then if you wish you'll be equipped to go it alone if you wish - you'll be able to train safely and sensibly AND create positive results for yourself.
Realize, you can't put complete quality information into your nervious system, by just watching other people, then stumbling and fumbling your way through. When it comes to working out correctly, it falls into two classes of approach ...first class and no class.
In other words you're either stumbling & hoping like an amature, or tuned-in & training like a professional. You can tell the amature trainees in the gym ...they're the ones working up a sweat, with awful dangerous form, always there, but their bodies don't look any different from week to week.
When organizing your Fitness Foundation it's important to have at least an initual PROFESSIONAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT and GOAL EVALUATION conducted.
There's usualy no charge at most gyms for this service ...there's no charge for this service at my gym. A fitness foundation is the first thing you need to establish when you're just starting to learn a program of structured exercises and starting to align your nutrition requirements or 'starting over' after a long layoff from the fitness lifestyle.
It's important to discuss your goals and concerns and get answers to your immediate questions before you step foot on the 'floor'. This will help you feel more comfortable and confident when using all the gym's facilities.
Part of my responsibility as your trainer is to keep accurate records for tracking your progress and for program ajustment purposes
We'll start your record keeping by noting your goals ...and if you're not sure how to 'activate' a goal, this would be a good time to get this aspect under your belt.
During your FITNESS ASSESSMENT and GOAL EVALUATION (FAGE) we'll measuring the following statistics and then show you how to correctly perform an appropriate 'Push' 'pull and a 'squat' type of exercise, so you can get a 'hands on' feel, under safe, professional conditions.
These are your 'BASE STATISTICS' that we'll be log in your Fitness Foundation Profile
'Starting' Lean Mass
'Starting' Bone Mass
'Starting' Body Weight
'Starting' Body Hydration
'Starting' Resting Heart Rate
'Starting' Body Fat Percentage
'Starting' Training Heart Rate
'Starting' BMI (Basal Metabolic Rate)
We'll check your Posture via The Kinetic Chain Test
This is also known as 'The One Minute Test'
This will indicate which exercises YOU should avoid at this time and which exercises should be part of your Fitness Foundation. We'll also check your Walking style to check how your posture could impact your workout style. Your BASE information will be updated every 4 weeks. (although each time you train, your new information will be added to your profile).
2 Don't waste time: Not having a set plan and just making stuff up as you go along and hoping you don't get hurt is a waste of time. You'll need a well thought out, organized, and proven plan that is based on a formula that you can follow on your schedule (one do-able step, at a time). Although quality results can't be rushed, significant noticeable results can be created in a relatively short time when you put all the pieces of the puzzle together correctly.
From your very first workout you're going to feel better emotionally (as well as physically)
...In two weeks of professional training you will notice you're starting to look a whole lot better too, and if you can hang tough and stay committed for the first month, you will have succeeded in making health and fitness part of your lifestyle.
* If you're thinking, O.K. already ...LET'S get started...!!!
GO GRAB a friend and have them take your before pictures
Arms up - Front, Left Side, Right side and Back.
Wear somthing that shows plenty of skin.
Repeat every 4 weeks, same outfit, same 4 poses.
O.K. so they're NOT your favourite pics right now BUT
give yourself 5-6 months and those pic are gonna get flashed
about as the questions from coworkers and friend start to
wake up to your drastic change for the good!
3 Don't waste effort: During each lesson, I'll teach you the principles involved so you can correctly perform each exercise movement or use a piece of equipment, so you are always in 'safe mode' and not risking an injury ...and of course, using the least amount of energy to get the most results.
Before we go any further, let me ask you this...
HOW MUCH of your potential do you want to use?
The reason I ask is ...I've notice there ARE some folk (based on their actions) who don't want to use 100% of their potential, because they miss out parts of their program, or add extra details.
I'm still not sure why some people induge in this form of self sabotage, maybe it's a trust issue, a rightious bent, or maybe the old 'fear of success' syndrome ...Mmn ...I still havn't quite figured this one out yet! ...people pay me a chunk of change ...and then round about 6 weeks into their program when they are starting to look REAL GOOD...they get stupid and kick there dream to the curb, usually because of some limiting belief that re-emerges in their life. I'm glad this happens rarely ...so don't let this happen to YOU ...more on this subject later.
It's true, there are NO stupid questions ...mis-informed questions? yes!
A common question: Can you show me which exercise I should do
to get a 6 pack?
...well I understand, where and why, this question is put like this, firstly the answer is ...any exercise that allows you to lower your bodyfat to around 6% should show off your set of bricks (although they may be shallow bricks) ...underneath the blubber we've all got some kind of 6 pack that's been there all along. But taking a helpful & diplomatic approach to this question...
It really depends on the individual's understanding of training and nutrition ...more on these two important subjects later.
If you ARE ready to use your full potential and want to dramatically increase your Flex Appeal AND reveal the real you, grab something (healthy) to eat, something refreshing to drink, stay tuned ...and read on
Each 'easy to follow"step of any of my programs are synagistically designed to safely create the maximum results, period! You won't find any fluff, outdated material or anything that is NOT principally based.
There's a big difference between working out correctly, and working up a sweat, it's a mistake to think if you're sweating, you're progressing, I see it all too often with the 'amature' trainees.
Here's A Good Program To Start With
If you're just starting out, or would like to polish up your technique and update your knollage base, consider The 12 WEEK BODY MECHANICS 101 PROGRAM TM
Each of the 36 workouts are synergistically connected (for maximum return on your efforts, and of course should be completed as laid out with nothing left out, nothing added).
4 Don't waste opportunity: The fastest results are created by what you do between workouts. Your body changes and improves when you sleep and rest up, this is called recuperation. The quality of your sleep has a huge impact on the results you get from your workouts (you are actually only stimulating growth during a workout).
Recuperation is especially important when you are just starting to build your fitness foundation.
One more thing ...it's true! You're gonna feel some discomfort and post workout stiffness after each workout. This is known as DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness). There are effective ways to handle this and we'll be discussing this a little later here on the blog ...SO realize, for the first month of your training, you'll be earning your 'badge of honor', BUT once earned...
it ALL gets A LOT EASIER.
If you are truly, really ready to get serious about organizing your health and fitness,
reserve your Fitness Assessment today ...and start enjoying the quality of life you want.