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Why use a Personal Trainer?

The more I observe people at the gym the more I believe in the necessity of Personal Training for a vast majority of gym members. It's common to think of a Personal Trainer as a "luxury item" but is a Personal Trainer really a luxury?

A search online for a definition of the word "luxury" reveals, "something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity." Another definition describes "luxury" as "lavishness: the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive." Certainly Hollywood stars parade their Personal Trainers in a manner that might be perceived as an indulgence but their ability to earn a living is tied to their appearance. Is it really a luxury or is an efficient use of their time? Isn't it reasonable that an entertainer should entrust the upkeep and improvement of their physical appearance to an expert?

What about the rest of us? Would any of us dare represent ourselves in a court of law based on our…