Ask a Trainer About Losing Weight

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Why am I not losing weight? Are free weights or machines better? How do I stay healthy while traveling? What in the heck is a macro?

We asked you to share the questions you always wanted to ask a personal trainer, nutritionist or running coach, and after more than 1,000 comments on Facebook, we realized something we’ve always known deep down: Fitness is still a great mystery. We know we’re in an era where you can “just Google it,” but sometimes you want to hear from an expert, a friend, a person.

Throughout 2017, our network of trainers and nutritionists will answer your questions in this video series called “Ask a Trainer.” We’ll cover diet, exercise, wellness, fitness myths, jiggly machines, red wine and more, all in the hope of providing you with even more of the tools you need to meet — and exceed — your own goals.

This is not — we repeat — not a high school health lecture or a doctor’s appointment. This is running into your trainer at a bar, having a glass of wine and asking him/her that endless stream of questions you never have the time (or maybe courage) to ask at the gym. We’re here with you on this journey — and our trainers are, too.

In the first installment, our trainers addressed your questions on losing weight — a topic so commonly mentioned, we had to make two videos about it. You can catch part two in the coming weeks.

For every question, we’ve got someone who can answer it, so share your questions in the comments below to inspire our next check-in with our trainers.

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