Louisiana Athletic Club offers personal training for members only. Sessions are sold individually. Staff trainers are employeed by the Louisiana Athletic Club whereas contract trainers are not employed by the club but have access to our facilities. All unused sessions expire after 6 months of purchase. 24-hour cancellation notice is required. If adequate notice is not given for cancellation, the scheduled session will be charged.

Prices Are As Follows

1/2 Hour Session - $25
1 Hour Session - $50

Rates may vary

Contact: Ronnie Schwartz (318) 487-1000


10 Reasons A Personal Trainer Might Be Right For You

Personal trainers aren’t for everyone, but a trainer provides certain benefits that you can’t find when working out on your own. Here are ten reasons a personal trainer may be right for you.

1. Motivation

One of the main reasons people benefit from a Personal Trainer is that they loss motivation to stick with a consistent exercise program. Certified Personal Trainers can provide structure and accountability, and help you develop a lifestyle that encourages health.

2. Individualized Program

If you have any chronic health conditions, injuries or training goals (running a marathon, for example) a Trainer will work with you and your health care provider to plan a safe, efficient program that considers these needs and enable you to reach your health goals.

3. Efficiency

Personal Trainers help you focus on results and stop wasting your time doing inefficient workouts. A Personal Trainer has a plan and will help you get maximum results in minimum time.

4. Improve Technical Skills

If you play a particular sport, the right Personal Trainer will help you improve your skill by showing you training techniques specific to your sport. The Trainer will incorporate skills training into your program so you improve not only your strength and endurance, but your agility and mental focus as well.

5. You Are New To Exercise

If you are an absolute beginner, a Personal Trainer is the ultimate fitness coach. A good Trainer will introduce you to a very simple, effective routine and build efficiently so before you know it, you have the confidence and knowledge to decide what is right for you.

6. Break Through Plateaus

Ok, you are already in pretty decent shape, but you’ve been there for years. If you are stuck in the same routine and want to break out of a rut, a Personal Trainer is the perfect solution. A Trainer will jump start, not only your motivation, but your routine a well.

7. Learn How To Go It Alone

If you ultimately want to learn all the facets of designing your own routines so you don’t need to use a Personal Trainer, going for a few months may be all you need. All good Personal Trainers will teach you the basics of building and modifying a fitness program to achieve maximum results.

8. Workout Safely

A Personal Trainer watches your form, monitors your vitals and can provide objective feedback about your limits and strengths. Most of us tend to ignore some of the subtle signals our body provides. We either push through pain or give up too soon. Because a Personal Trainer can watch what you are doing while you are doing it, they can help push you or slow you down as necessary.

9. Workout At Home

Many Personal Trainers make house calls. If you don’t have the type or interest in going to a gym, but have a hard time knowing what to do on your own at home, a Personal Trainer can bring fitness into your living room.

10. Lose Weight

There is a good reason that the number one reason people hire Personal Trainers is to lose weight and get into shape – it works. If you made a resolution to lost the fat and build the muscle, a trainer can keep you on track and help you realize that goal.

*"10 Reasons A Personal Trainer Might Be Right For You" came from an article by the same name, written by Elizabeth Quinn.