17 Signs Your Trainer is Screwing Up Your Workouts

We polled five STACK Expert strength coaches to learn common mistakes that trainers make during a workout.

16) Failing to Adapt on the Fly

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16) Failing to Adapt on the Fly

One common mistake I've seen trainers and strength coaches make is thinking their programs are written in stone. Just because it's on paper and planned out doesn't mean it has to be done to the letter. Trainers and coaches need to have flexibility within a program and a backup plan up their sleeve when people they work with are fatigued, stressed, overworked or need a break mentally. The ability to adapt and adjust can allow performance to elevate.

Mark Roozen

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One common mistake I've seen trainers and strength coaches make is thinking their programs are written in stone. Just because it's on paper and planned out doesn't mean it has to be done to the letter. Trainers and coaches need to have flexibility within a program and a backup plan up their sleeve when people they work with are fatigued, stressed, overworked or need a break mentally. The ability to adapt and adjust can allow performance to elevate.


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