As much as we dig the convenience of virtual workout programs from superstar trainers like Kayla Itsines and the Tone It Up girls, there’s something to be said for having a live fitness coach standing by your side, making sure you don’t flake on that last tuck jump (or 10).
And thanks to apps like Handstand, Fitspot, and Find Your Trainer—think Tinder, but for personal trainers—it’s easier than ever to find a fitness pro to give you some one-on-one attention, whether it’s at home, at the park, or in the gym. But when you’re faced with megabytes-on-megabytes of options, how do you narrow them down to determine which trainer you’ll truly click with?
We checked in with some of the fitness-specialists-for-hire at Find Your Trainer, which recently launched in Los Angeles, to find out what to ask both yourself and your prospective coach before you sign on the dotted line.
Read the full article here for their advice, and try not to be afraid to ask the tough questions—especially when it comes to negotiating your burpee-to-water break ratio.