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How to Pick the Fitness Style That's Right for You

If you can't seem to find a groove with your current workout, this guide will help you tailor your routine and get the results you're after.


  • : Always consult a physician before attempting to do any exercise or exercise plan.
  • Step 1: Evaluate your personality Evaluate your personality and honestly examine how social, motivated, aggressive, competitive, and safety-conscious you are.
  • TIP: Take an online or professionally administered personality test to help pinpoint your strengths, weaknesses, and personal preferences more easily.
  • Step 2: Write out goals Write out as many clear goals as you can and note your reasons for wanting to work out and get fit.
  • Step 3: Hire a trainer Hire a personal trainer to help create a workout plan and routine that is right for you based on your personality and goals.
  • Step 4: Accept change Accept suggestions and criticisms from your trainer and don't fall back on old habits. Often a mental adjustment is the most difficult part of a workout plan.
  • Step 5: Keep trying Keep adjusting your routine as you try to find a style that suits your capabilities and don't give up when things get tough.
  • FACT: Americans spend about $40 billion each year on diet products and other fat loss supplements and programs.

You Will Need

  • Honesty
  • Pen and paper
  • Personal trainer
  • Perseverance
  • Personality test (optional)

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