If you’ve ever considered hiring a personal trainer then do it as soon as possible.

The longer you wait the harder it will be. The further you stray from your goals, the harder it will be to attain them. However, once you have the body you want, whether that is one that is strong and mobile, or one that has a certain body composition, it will be far easier to maintain it than it was to attain.

This is why I stress the importance of getting in the best shape of your life when you’re young and then simply maintain it as you age into a busier life with more responsibilities. Despite this, I have worked with people of all ages and body types as a personal trainer, and all of them were capable of making dramatic improvements to their bodies.

Now some of you may be hesitating to hire a personal trainer because they can be costly, but ask yourself how much a life full of looking, moving, and feeling good is worth to you? How much would you pay to be capable of playing with your kids as you age? What about playing with your grandkids? How much would you pay to be able to do the activities you love most for your entire life? How much would you pay to rarely get sick and drastically reduce your chances of ever getting a life altering disease? How much would you pay for more energy? Slower aging? Better relationships? Better moods? More confidence? Hiring a personal trainer is one of the greatest investments one can make in themselves.

An exceptional personal trainer will be able to assess their clients and determine exactly what needs to be improved and what they are capable of. This means you immediately get put on the path to a properly functioning body and get to avoid injuries. They will program according to your goals and abilities. They will provide actionable advice to improve your sleep and nutrition. They will become a friend to be by your side, motivating you to put forth your best effort and encouraging you to continue to work towards your goals. Keep in mind the cost doesn’t recur forever either. After a few months you will have learned enough knowledge from your personal trainer that, if you wanted to, you could take with you and continue this journey on your own.

You could drastically change the course of your life by investing a few dollars into yourself. You can finally live to your full potential, in a body capable of doing anything you ask of it.

So go ahead, hire that personal trainer. What are you waiting for?