Years ago personal trainers were people who pretty much just held the hands of their clients as they took them from machine to machine. They'd count reps and keep their clients' company and maybe
make them feel less intimidated about being surrounded by all the odd-looking machines (and people). If a person were lucky enough to hook up with one of the better personal trainers, he or she might
actually see some progress in a few months or years. More often then not, the trainee would develop a complete dependence on the trainer, learning nothing about the how or why of training the
Things, obviously, have changed. At least I hope they have. Today's personal trainers are students of biomechanics, physiology, and nutrition. Today's personal trainers teach clients about form,
mental focus, biomechanics, supplements, workout pace, and intensity. They want their clients to make as much progress as possible and take pride and pleasure in seeing a client undergo dramatic
I'm Ronny Del, and I'm one of the new personal trainers. I'm not a pro bodybuilder and until recently, I never appeared in any of the bodybuilding magazines. I started training in Feb 1987, on Sep
88 I won my first bodybuilding competition. Right then and there, I discovered something that would make me happy for the rest of my life. From then on I dedicated myself to learning everything I
could about training. I read all the muscle magazines, all the journals, and spent hundreds of hours experimenting with new techniques. I pursued tow training certifications and built up a thriving
personal-training business in Miami Fl. There may be other trainers out there who possess a similar body of knowledge, but few are more passionate about what they do. I consider myself lucky because
each day, I get to work in an environment I love and do something I'm passionate about. I can't think of better career-I get to share my knowledge, help other people reach their goals, and
earn a living at the same time. However, I'm usually limited to the number of people I can reach. After all, there's only one of me, and there are only so many hours in a day.
Then, in what I consider to be one of the luckiest things to ever happen to me, Paul, the Executive editor of New muscle magazine, noticed me, at the gym, like what he saw, and recruited me to write
a "Personal Trainer" column for that great magazine. For those of you that are interested in making that change to look your best for the 21st century. My mission in life is to help you become a
better version of your self.
Ronny as a challenge for you. Give me one hour per day of your time for the next 12 weeks and I'll guarantee, you'll look and feel good about yourself.
Note: Please consult with your physician before beginning
any new exercise, nutrition, or supplement program.