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Wednesday
Aug202014

Are 30-minute personal training sessions the new trend?

Remember in the late-1980s movie “There’s Something About Mary” when Ben Stiller’s character picks up a hitchhiker who says he has a better idea than the then-popular “8 Minute Abs” video by trimming a minute and finishing it in seven minutes?

That is not the premise behind 30-minute personal training sessions that are gaining momentum across the country. There is much more behind the 30-minute options than just under-cutting the traditional hour-long segment.

That isn’t to say that everyone is a promoter of cutting a session in half. Of course, there are pros and cons on both sides.

Read on to see what personal trainers, managers and a professor of exercise science have to say on the 30-minute vs. 60-minute personal training sessions subject.

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