Find a personal trainer in Lake Oswego, OR

Find personal trainers in Lake Oswego, OR

Find personal trainers in Lake Oswego, OR

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Top 10 personal trainers in Lake Oswego, OR

Students agree: these Lake Oswego personal trainers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Carson Mullins

Carson Mullins

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Lake Oswego, OR
Welcome to Carson Mullins! Located in Sherwood, OR, I provide specialized football and personal training services tailored to your unique needs. I include the knowledge I have gained from playing college football to bring a focus on enhancing performance through personalized coaching, I am committed to helping you achieve your athletic goals. Whether you're aiming to improve your football skills or seeking overall fitness, my expertise ensures a training experience that is both effective and engaging. Join me to elevate your game and reach new heights in your fitness journey!
Samantha’s Personal Training

Samantha’s Personal Training

Offers online services
5 hires on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves Lake Oswego, OR
Amorette F. says, "Samantha has changed my life! She messaged back within several min of enquiring. We had our first phone conversation within the hour. Her voice was friendly. From our first phone conversation I felt understood. She understood my fitness goals and the feeling behind needing to achieve it. We quickly scheduled and started our trainings through FaceTime. My posture and weights were corrected as needed. I’ve done 2 programs and each one was on point to reaching my specific goals at that time. I love that she can give a push and tough love when it is needed. Her experience in her own life trainings makes her a force you want to encounter. Her educational background and experience in her own trainings far exceeds anyone I have ever met. She is patient and determined to ensuring I reach my goals. I have grown to love my body and enjoy eating. I’ve enjoyed watching the change in my muscle tone! Ive gained muscle that is sculpted. I’ve lost inches and fat. The numbers prove it and I am told by family and friends how much I have changed. I have become a better hiker & runner because of Samantha! I’m excited to have started a 3rd program this week!" Read more
Trammell Fitness

Trammell Fitness

Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
18+ years in business
Serves Lake Oswego, OR
Jill says, "I hired Jason as a private trainer and he was great!" Read more

Your Personal Training questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much does a personal trainer cost near me?

A personal trainer costs $40 to $70 per hour on average or $250 to $400 per month for two sessions per week. Prices depend on the session length, location, trainer's experience, and if you buy a monthly package or book individual sessions.

Personal training rates at popular gyms are $50 to $110 per session, with most sessions lasting one hour. Many gyms offer a free initial fitness assessment with a certified personal trainer.

Is hiring a personal trainer worth it?

Hiring a personal trainer can be worth it if you need accountability, are having difficulty achieving your fitness goals on your own, or are returning to a fitness routine after an injury. A personal trainer can help you set realistic expectations, design a custom fitness plan, measure your progress, and boost your motivation.

A personal trainer can suggest activities that work best for your body and your schedule to maximize your results with the time and equipment available to you. Trainers also provide critical guidance for proper exercise form and movement, reducing your risk of injury.

Can you pay for a personal trainer with insurance or an HSA?

Health insurance typically does not cover the cost of a personal trainer, and you can only pay for a personal trainer with your Health Savings Account (HSA) if your physician or nurse practitioner prescribes an exercise regimen.

Your doctor must write a letter of medical necessity (LMN) confirming the personal training sessions are intended to treat or prevent a medical condition, and you must provide a copy to the IRS when filing your taxes.

How often should you see a personal trainer?

You should meet with your personal trainer 1 to 3 times per week, depending on your current fitness level and experience, short-term and long-term goals, and how often you're able to train solo during the week. Most trainers recommend beginning with 2 to 3 sessions per week for at least six weeks to establish a routine.

  • If you're on a budget and can only meet with your personal trainer once per week, you'll need to train on your own at least one to three times per week to make progress toward your fitness goals.
  • Consider seeing your personal trainer up to 4 times per week to work on short-term goals, like dropping a dress size before a wedding or training for a sports competition.

What does a personal trainer do?

A personal trainer starts by evaluating your current fitness level, strengths and weaknesses, and skills, then develops a customized exercise plan to help you meet your goals. The trainer works one-on-one with you to monitor your progress and provide guidance and encouragement.

A trainer will ensure you're working each muscle group correctly and at the right frequency, and that you're using proper form for each exercise to avoid injury.

How do I find the best personal trainer near me?

For the best results, aim to build a long-term relationship with your personal trainer to help you get in shape, stay in shape, and achieve your fitness goals. Follow these tips to find the best personal trainer for you:

  • Look for an NCSA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) or Certified Performance and Sports Scientist (CPSS).
  • If you have specific goals, such as bodybuilding or running a marathon, select a trainer with experience in that area.
  • Read their reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Meet with the trainer to discuss your goals, workout preferences, and any health conditions.
  • Ask them how the exercises will change and progress over time. Be wary of trainers who offer only vague answers, as this may indicate a lack of experience.
  • Confirm the personal trainer has liability insurance and training in CPR and first aid.

What questions should I ask personal trainers before hiring?

Ask these questions to ensure you choose a personal trainer with the right experience and skills:

  • How long have you been a personal trainer?
  • Which certifications do you have?
  • What is your fitness specialty?
  • What is your teaching style?
  • How do you assess a new client?
  • What experience do you have working with clients at my fitness level?
  • Do you have any client photos or video testimonials?
  • What does your program include?
  • What results should I expect to see?
  • How long will it take to reach my fitness goals?
  • How do you track fitness goals and progress?
  • How will the exercises change over time?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • Are you trained in CPR and first aid?

Reviews for Lake Oswego personal trainers

Recent success stories from people in the Lake Oswego area.
Alison L.
Samantha is flexible and able to meet goals to fulfill pe requirements. My child enjoyed their sessions.
Samantha’s personal training
Lynda S.
Jason is great at pushing me just to the right point! Got good results and enjoyed each session. Would definitely recommend him if you are looking for an excellent trainer!
Trammell Fitness
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