Published December 14, 2010
A Trainer that Goes on Business Trips with You
Prediction for 2011:
Immediately after the new year, you’ll leap into a new relationship full of hope and promise. It will end
like all the others. Too many airport bars. Too many strange hotel rooms. You’ll drift apart.
In the end, it’s your abs that suffer. It’s always the abs.
So consider getting your next personal trainer here: InerTrain
, where, thanks to the Internet, your
trainer is always with you. No gym required.
This is basically Match.com for you and fitness gurus. You’ll go online, fill out some questionnaires and
choose an instructor based on their biography and specialties. But unlike a dating site, you’ll never meet
in person and you’ll actually be interested in people describing themselves as “a drill
Then, you’ll start getting customized workouts over email. The trainer monitors your progress via online
updates—go ahead, upload pictures if you’d like. And when you’re flying to Fiji on some last-minute
business, your trainer will contact your hotel, find out the kind of equipment they have in the fitness
center and design a routine for you. If there’s no fitness center, they’ll create a program with
anything you have access to.
They know exactly how many coconuts you’ll need to bench-press.