Personal Training & Nutrition Counseling

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A personal trainer can help you achieve your fitness goals in a defined and effective way. Campus Recreation’s personal trainers specialize in strength training, cardiovascular training, sport-specific conditioning, functional training, and flexibility. All personal training sessions are 60 minutes in duration. A majority of Spartan Recreation’s personal trainers are certified by a nationally recognized organization, such as the American Council on Exercise (ACE).  

The Sport Club at San Jose State University offers a variety of Personal Training Packages.

If you are curious about personal training we encourage you to fill out a  Personal Training Interest Form.  Once it is filled turn it into the membership desk at the Sport Club. 

What happens next?

Next, a trainer will call you within 3- 5 business days to set up a free consultation.  At this point there is no payment required.  You will come in and meet with a trainer who will get to know your needs and goals.  If you choose personal training is right for you, the trainer will then assist you in enrolling in sessions to get you started to a healthier tomorrow! 

You should consider hiring a personal trainer for any of the 7 following reasons:

1.You want a high-quality, individualized workout program

If you have any chronic health conditions, injuries or training goals (running a marathon, for example) a trainer will work with you and your health care provider to plan a safe, efficient program that considers these needs and enables you to reach your health goals. Our trainers are experienced in not just implementing a healthy workout plan but also implementing a new healthy lifestyle.

2. You need individualized feedback and motivation

One of the main reasons people benefit from a personal trainer is that they lost motivation to stick with a consistent exercise program on their own. Our  personal trainers can provide structure and accountability, and help you develop a lifestyle that encourages health. Our trainers work with you to develop a workout plan that suits you and your interests.

3. You are training for a specific event and want to enhance your performance

Many of our clients are training for triathlons, marathons and other special events. Our trainers can work with you and your experience to develop a workout plan that encourages your improvement and progression. One of the hidden components of personal training is goal setting and our trainers can help set goals with you in the beginning and work to meet those goals for an exemplary end result.

4. You have reached a plateau with your present fitness routine

Lets say you are already in pretty decent shape, but you've been there for years. If you are stuck in the same routine and want to break it, a personal trainer is the perfect solution. A trainer will jump start, not only your motivation, but your routine as well. Our trainers are experienced in many exercises that can be fun and engaging. Exercising is not supposed to be a burden and all of our trainers support a fun and exciting program.

5. You want to learn how to exercise safely

Our personal trainers watch your form, monitor your vitals and provide objective feedback about your limits and strengths. Most patrons tend to ignore some of the subtle signals our body provides. We either push through pain or give up too soon. Because a personal trainer can watch what you are doing while you are doing it, they can help push you or slow you down as necessary. This beneficial feedback helps keep you safe and keeps your workout beneficial.

6. You want to learn how to work out at home

Sometimes working out in a large open gym is stressful and nerve-wracking. That anxiety can limit your desire and ability to exercise effectively. Our trainers can teach you portable and mobile exercises that you can take with you on the go. Working out where your comfortable can help break your anxiety and help you stick to a beneficial exercise plan.

7. You want to meet goals effectively and efficiently

Our  personal trainers set goals with you in the beginning to help focus your exercise plan on meeting those goals and to stop wasting your time with inefficient workouts. Our personal trainers work with you to help you get maximum results in minimum time.


For  more information call (408) 924-6369.

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408 924 6368

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San José, CA 95192-0026
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