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RainbowsAndCrystals Sat 23-Sep-17 18:02:08

I pay for 2 hour sessions a week and he always finishes 5 minutes early.

The session I had yesterday he was 5 minutes late. I saw him talking to another woman in the gym and he said she was his client and had got the wrong day.

I know it's only 5 minutes but it's time I'm paying for and he never made up the lost time.

He asked what restaurant I was going to last night and that he would look at the menu and message me what I could eat. He never bothered.

I pay this man £300 a month.

Am I expecting too much?

TheSnowFairy Sat 23-Sep-17 18:08:08

I think you are paying too much - nearly £40 a session?!

RainbowsAndCrystals Sat 23-Sep-17 18:10:13

Well it's for the sessions and his support .. so I can text him at any time if I'm struggling or need help with food etc. He also does my nutrition plan.

pandarific Sat 23-Sep-17 18:10:22

That's what my trainer charges - have been quoted up to £50 in the past, don't think that's unusual. (SE)

pandarific Sat 23-Sep-17 18:11:20

That said, he doesn't sound that engaged - and he's supposed to be focusing on you, that's what you're paying for. Look around for a different trainer?

TheSnowFairy Sat 23-Sep-17 18:12:24

I'm in SE too and was paying half that.

But yes, you need to call him out on his timekeeping and his non texting.

Tilapia Sat 23-Sep-17 18:14:01

Does he book sessions back to back? If so I'm not surprised he wants a few minutes in between clients. It wouldn't bother me too much as long as we'd had a really good productive 50-55 minute session. If he said he'd text you and didn't that's a bit rubbish though.

NC4now Sat 23-Sep-17 18:14:43

I pay my trainer that, but he WhatsApps me during the week to see how I'm getting on and I can message him any time.
Is your guy generally supportive? I wouldn't be too upset at 5 minutes if he was generally supportive and you get through your program in your session. If you are having to skip things YANBU.

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