KR contributes a bi-weekly fitness column to the Edmonton Journal.

Paul Robinson: Here’s how you choose the right personal trainer

I conducted an interesting experiment awhile back as vice-president of health and fitness with a large recreation organization. The experiment turned into research, which morphed into best practices and many speaking engagements. The premise was quite simple: What do exercisers need to make them successful? It all started when a fellow VP — I’ll call her Jane — asked me to match her with one of our better personal trainers — we had more than 50 on staff. I contemplated my …