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Personal Trainer Helps Reddit User Achieve Fitness Goals

Read how a Reddit user achieved their fitness goals by incorporating strength training with the help of a personal trainer.

Article by Madeleine Smith

A before and after photo of a 5'8" female showing a weight bulk from 144 pounds to 145 pounds. A total gain of 1 pounds.
F/26/5’8” [144 lbs < 145 lbs = +1lb] 5 weeks ago i started working with a personal trainer to incorporate strength training instead of just cardio into my routine. not a huge difference, but excited to keep on learning out!
Originally posted on /r/progresspics


Reddit user haaaayunclehank, a 26-year-old female, started working with a personal trainer five weeks ago to achieve her fitness goals.

Incorporating Strength Training

Earlier, haaaayunclehank found that just doing cardio wasn't enough to reach her fitness goals. After five weeks of strength training, she put on one pound of weight, but she could see the difference. Her body reacted positively, and she is excited to keep learning and improving.

Positive Comments

Reddit users positively reacted to haaaayunclehank's post, with many acknowledging her progress and encouraging her to keep going with her fitness journey. Some users also pointed out that the one-pound weight gain could be due to muscle mass gains, which is a positive outcome of strength training.

The Importance of Personal Trainers

Haaaayunclehank's progress is an example of how working with a personal trainer can help achieve fitness goals effectively. Personal trainers can provide guidance, workout routines, and check progress to help their clients reach their goals.


Haaaayunclehank's progress is proof that incorporating strength training with a personal trainer's help can positively change one's body. Those who are looking to improve their fitness should consider seeking help from personal trainers and finding the right workout routine that suits them. With consistency and dedication, anyone can achieve their fitness goals.

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