escapism


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escapism

(ĭ-skā′pĭz′əm)
n.
The tendency to escape from daily reality or routine by indulging in daydreaming, fantasy, or entertainment.

Patient discussion about escapism

Q. How can I benefit from hiring a personal trainer so that I can’t escape the schedule? I am interested in improving my health for which I am trying for the past few years but now I took steps to fulfill that. How can I benefit from hiring a personal trainer so that I can’t escape the schedule?

A. You didn’t mention your age. Whatever your age might be there are numerous ways you can benefit from utilizing a trainer. A personal trainer can help pinpoint the specific goals that are important to you. CFR trainers can make sure you reach these goals through a personalized fitness program. Therefore, you know what direction you are taking, instead of being uncertain and taking a risk with your results.

Here are some of the benefits you can expect when working with a fitness coach:

• Weight Loss
• Increased Endurance
• Increased Definition (Toning)
• Improve Muscle Imbalances
• Increased Flexibility
• Decreased Risk of Injury
• Improved Coordination & Balance
• Increased Metabolism
• Increased Knowledge
• Build Larger muscles (Bodybuilding)
• Improved Overall Health
• Guaranteed Fitness and Results!
• Increased Strength
• Decreased Body Fat
• Improved Posture
• Strengthen Lower Back
• Increased Bone Density
• Decreased Risk Of Diseases

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