Is A Personal Trainer Worth It? Our Honest, In-Depth Answer.


Admit: at one point or another, you’ve wondered if a personal trainer is worth it.

We don’t blame you. After all, the idea of having someone show you the ropes in the gym and manage your progress so you don’t have to is pretty enticing.

“But what about the cost?” some wonder. Or, “what if it’s a waste of time and my money? What if I can do it on my own?” Well, we may be a tiny bit biased, but we’re also here to speak the truth. Some gym-goers certainly can and do achieve their fitness goals in the gym without having the guidance of a Coach.


But in our experience, we’ve learned it takes them a lot of research and a lot of trial and error to find a routine that works for them - and shows results.


Our entire team at Pure Elite Fitness started as regular gym-goers with various goals for themselves, and eventually found ourselves working with the same personal trainer. His name is Mike Dragovich, and he’s a Co-Founder of Pure Elite Fitness. And the truth of the matter is, we all had our reservations about personal training at first, ranging from bad past experiences with other Coaches to just not wanting to pay the cost.


For all of us, it took one training session to understand the difference in working out on our own and with a ce