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By Hanna Brooks Olson for

Aside from Photoshop, stylists, makeup artists, dietitians, chefs, and Spanx, one of the most tried-and-true celebrity necessities is the personal trainer. And while personal training can be pricey, it’s certainly not out of the question for us mere mortals. In fact, there are a lot of good reasons why every day folks should consider getting on the trainer bandwagon.

Many gyms offer personal training at a discounted rate–and possibly even for free, as a trial or with a new membership–which can help offset the cost. And truly, if you’re fortunate enough to be able to swing it, it’s definitely worth looking into. Even a single session with a personal trainer can dramatically change the way you work out, including making it more effective, safer, and more enjoyable.

Here are some of the real reasons why you should consider taking your gym up on that free training session…

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