Personal Training FAQS:


I have to be a member to do personal training at the JCC?
No, unlike other clubs, membership is not required to participate in Personal Training. Members however receive special discounts on personal training

What is your cancellation policy?
If you do not cancel or reschedule your session at least 24 hours before you will be charged for the session.

How long are the sessions?
We are offer 30 minute and 60 minute sessions.

What are the best exercises for my lower body?
Resistance training is a proven method to improve your strength and muscle tone. Body weight exercises such as squats, lunges, and step-ups will help target your lower body problem areas.

How do I flatten my stomach?
Getting a flat stomach is a combination of abdominal exercises and cardiovascular activity. Abdominal exercises such as crunches and leg raises will help strengthen your core. However, one must incorporate at least three, 20 minute sessions of cardiovascular training into your routine to decrease body fat.

Are weights going to make me 'bulky'?
No. Getting "bulky" is a combination of very heavy weight training and a nutrition plan specifically designed to increase muscle mass.

How many times a week should I be doing cardio and for how long?
It is recommended for an individual of average health to incorporate at least 20 minutes, three times a week into their workout routine. However, it is important to remember this a minimum recommendation.

What about carbs? Is it true that if I stop eating them, I'll lose weight?
Low-carb diets can reduce body weight and decrease body fat. However, to sustain long term results it is recommended that one eat a balanced diet.

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