Personal Training in Yaletown
We work with you to create an achievable plan that will help you meet your fitness goals. Whether you want to be able to go hiking with friends, sign-up for that 10 km run or simply build a more active lifestyle, our staff are here to help.
Our professional personal trainers are all kinesiologists who use a science-based approach to help you build form, mobility and strength.
Each of our clients is unique and that’s why we prescribe a fitness plan specifically catered to fit your schedule and goals.
Our personal trainers are kinesiologists who offer:
Symmetrix isn’t a big box gym
There are no supermodels or fitness buffs here to make you feel pressured or judged while working towards a healthier you. At our facility its just you and your trainer. Or consider signing up with a friend, partner or loved on for a 2-on-1 partner training session — spending extra time together and holding one another accountable, its a win-win if you ask us!
Prefer training in the comfort of your own home? Try our in-home personal training option, where we come to you. Our goal is to make exercise an easy habit so you can enjoy your active life and get the most out of a healthier lifestyle.
“Symmetrix made it fun, changed it up all the time so that I was always interested, never bored. If I had an ache or pain at all, they were able to concentrate on those areas to help alleviate the discomfort.”
Your kinesiologist is best suited to help you with:
Pain-free daily activities
Since 1992 our expert staff of kinesiologists have served as personal trainers for hundreds of happy clients. We’re passionate about what we do and we believe in using evidence-backed techniques to achieve life changing results. Stop planning around being out of shape. Let us keep you accountable so that you reach your goals faster.
1 hour Initial Assessment $100
1 hour session $90
4 sessions + exercise plan intro $360
12 session package $79 per session
24 session package $75 per session
90 minute session $126
1 hour session $67.50 per person
12 session package $59.50 per person/session
24 session package $56.50 per person/session
In-Home Personal Training
Travel Fees of $40/hr + applicable community facility user fees.
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These are the most commonly asked questions about Personal Training. If you don’t see your question on this list, please feel free to contact us!
How is a personal trainer different from a kinesiologist?
Kinesiologists are experts on human movement. This knowledge and expertise makes kinesiologists the best-equipped personal trainers. Kinesiologists employ their broad range of experience spanning sports team support, clinical testing and more, to develop a workout plan that works for you. Each of our staff members possess a minimum 4-year BSc in kinesiology and are highly-qualified to work alongside you in developing a training regime that targets your unique goals.
How is Kinesiologist different from a Physiotherapist?
A kinesiologist is halfway between a personal trainer and a physiotherapist. Physiotherapists are trained in performing passive treatment on your body that works to target acute trauma or long standing injuries.
Kinesiologists on the other hand, use active treatment (often called active rehab) that utilizes an expert knowledge of movement to retrain your body to overcome and prevent injuries for the long term. This focus on long term goals and a preventative approach to injury is what makes kinesiologists such excellent personal trainers. Find out more here.
Do Kinesiologists have insurance?
Yes, we are covered by the BC Association of Kinesiologists as well as covered for commercial general liability. Our space is also covered by commercial general liability.
How Do I Start Personal Training?
Your first appointment with us will be an assessment. Your kinesiologist will ask you a series of questions about your body, past injuries, medical history and fitness goals. Using this knowledge we work with you to develop a plan that suits your unique needs and targets. During this initial assessment we usually have time to go through a session and prescribe some exercises for you as well. On average these initial assessments last approximately 1.5 hours.
How much does personal training cost?
At Symmetrix we strive to provide our clients with best-in-class personal training. Our sessions start at $80/hr after an initial assessment of 1.5hrs ($120). We also offer packages at a reduced session rate if you are looking to develop a longer term training regime with us.
What should I wear to personal training?
We recommend wearing comfortable clothes for exercising and bring running shoes to change into for the gym. We supply towels, water and there is a shower on site.
Is my training covered by my insurance?
The answer can vary. Most of our clients choose to pay privately, but in many cases you are covered for kinesiology. For example ICBC cases are almost always covered. To find our more please contact us.