You awaken to the sound of your wife and children downstairs. Cabinet doors are slamming, your little one is crying, and you're faintly aware of the smell of breakfast cooking. You look at Affordable Personal Training the clock and realize you overslept. Then just as quickly you realize it's Saturday.

Slowly you crawl out of bed. It seems like ever since you turned forty it's been slower and slower. You shuffle towards the bathroom and on the way there, you pass in front of your wife's bedroom mirror. You stand there dumbstruck by the guy in front of you. That's not you, is it? The gray hairs sprinkled here and there, the sloped shoulders, and the wide waistline just don't jive with the picture in your mind's eye. In your head, you're still the stud from your college days, not this middle-aged schlub looking back at you!

At this moment it hits you. You need to get in shape. And not just any shape, because right now you're round and that's a shape. Just not a good one. You need to be in good shape, thin waist shape. Problem is, you have tried that before. Your old "chest and tri's" workout from your early days in the gym always leaves you with a sore shoulder. You know you need help. You need guidance. And you need to be held accountable. Let's face it, it's so easy to skip out on the gym. You work long hours and need to spend time with your family, so the gym often falls by the wayside.

You need a trainer. Yeah, but you have tried that before too. The aforementioned job, wife and kids all make sticking to the time slots the trainer at your gym has available pretty much impossible.

What you really need is online personal training. With online personal training you can get the guidance you need to keep your shoulders from killing you after each workout. With online personal training you can get accountability. With online personal training you workout when you want, not when the trainer has available. Best of all, with online personal training, you can finally be consistent with a program and get some results.

Let's say your oldest child gets sick and your wife needs you to go to the pharmacy to pick up his prescription. No sweat. With an online personal training program you can run home, drop off the meds, have dinner with the family and then head out to the gym. You do this knowing exactly what you need to do once you get there. Not because you have an appointment, but because of the program that was emailed to you by your online personal trainer. Even better, if you have a home gym, you don't have to go anywhere. Your next workout is as close as your garage. Which is great because your online personal training program can work with a gym full of commercial equipment or a lean, mean, home-gym set up.

Online personal training is the answer to the guy looking back at you this morning. Within eight to twelve weeks, you will be seeing that golden boy from college once again. Well, working out won't help with the new color in your hair. But with your new buff shape, who's going to notice a few grays?

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