Program Information

      Program Information

      What is Personal Training?
      Personal Training is Individualized Instruction that Incorporates one's health history, goals, and current lifestyle into a comprehensive and educational exercise program that meets the client's specific needs, whether those include general health and fitness goals, weight loss, or sport-specific training.

      Why Hire a Personal Trainer?

      • Learn how to begin an exercise program safely
      • Know how to properly use strength and condition equipment
      • Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your workouts
      • Alleviate boredom and increase your motivation and enjoyment
      • Decrease your injury risk
      • Have a readily available resource of accurate fitness information
      • Build upon your previous successes

      What is an Assessment?
      The Assessment is a 1-hour appointment where the Personal Trainer wil discuss your goals as well as administer a series of exercise tests. These tests include blood pressure, body composition (skin calipers), cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance

      Program Registration

      Participants MUST have a Fitness Membership and be cleared for participation from the Rec Sports Office.

      Required Paperwork
      EACH client is required to fill out the Personal Training Information Packet and a Personal Training Agreement Form. Both can be found in Williams Center 100 (Rec Sports Office), the University Fitness Center, or can be printed off from here. Once completed, turned in together, and approved, a Personal Trainer will be assigned. Please be aware that this COULD take up to 5 business days. All sessions expire one year from date of purchase.

      Payment Options
      Cash, Check, Purple Points or Student Bill.

      Body Composition Testing (15 minutes) $7
      The Personal Trainer will use a set of skin fold calipers to measure the thickness of subcutaneous fat in multiple places on the body. These measurements are then used to estimate total body fat with a margin of error of approximately four percentage points.


      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Recreation Sports & Facilities
      Williams Center Room 100
      Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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