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Personal Trainer or Personal Chef?

Celebrities make loads of dough, and keeping up their svelte appearance is part of their job. To help them stay slim and toned, most stars can afford to have live-in chefs prepare healthy meals for them all day, everyday. They can also afford to hire full-time personal trainers who coach them (in their home gyms, I'm sure) and give them advice on how to get the bodies they want. Most of us don't have that luxury, but if you could choose one, which would you rather have?

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smart-blonde smart-blonde 8 years
I'd pick the personal chef. I have no problem getting up the motivation to work out but I absolutely hate to cook and the thought of planning meals gives me hives.
mtiger mtiger 8 years
I think that losing/maintaining weight is 85% diet and 15% exercise...so if I had a chef to cook all healthy meals, I wouldn't have to work out so much! Right? :)
amofoz amofoz 8 years
I couldn't have said it better jkat! Completely agree. Aside from how time consuming cooking is (IMO) I'm a vegetarian so the idea of a chef cooking new and interesting meals sounds awesome.
Jabbadoo Jabbadoo 8 years
Trainer! I started working with a trainer a few months ago and can't believe how much more focused I am. I always did regular weight training, and when I initially started working with my trainer, after an hour, I thought "That's it? I do more in an hour on my own!" But wow, I may do less things with my trainer in an hour, but the results have been WAY more than what I've gotten on my own. I made the committement to work with him 3x a week so I know that's an advantage and not everybody can do that. But i really really recommend scheduling a session or two with a trainer, once a week, once every two weeks, once a month... it will be worth it for the small corrections on form and effort and mixing up your workout. I LOVE my trainer!
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 8 years
personal chef for sure! I can workout, i know what to do - its the eating thats my problem.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 8 years
Trainer, I am SUCH a picky eater, that a personal chef would just be wasted!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
chef for sure!
Geminispoppy Geminispoppy 8 years
If i had someone making sure that i ate properly, and someone to spend that time in the kitchen i would lose weight for sure!
Allytta Allytta 8 years
i have lovely relationship with food, it's the exercise that i struggle with. so the trainer.
popcorn19 popcorn19 8 years
Chef--in a heartbeat. I hate working out, but I absolutely love to eat.
Le-Luxe Le-Luxe 8 years
Trainer. I never know what to do at the gym and it would help out so much if someone was there to push me rather than leaving myself to my own devices...
elle86 elle86 8 years
neither, i'd choose WILLPOWER!
hardcorecupcakex hardcorecupcakex 8 years
I would have say a personal chef.Yea it's pretty easy to cook but I most of the time I don't have the energy or the time to do it.Also most of the time I make the same few things over and over and then I get bored.So it would be nice to have chef cook my different things everyday
Swen Swen 8 years
I'd take the personal trainer. I wish I had one. I can motivate myself to do most things, but I'm bad at getting to the gym. And when I do get there, a lot of times I give myself an easy workout. I'd do much better with someone guiding me or yelling in my face. I'd love a personal chef too, but it wouldn't be necessary. I like cooking. I find it relaxing. I make really simply things considering I'm in college and cooking just for myself, but whatevs.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
I would LOVE an Ironman coach -- someone to plan my workouts, track my progress, make sure I'm not overtraining, etc. I would also LOVE a chef. I don't cook. :P
pixelhaze pixelhaze 8 years
I want a personal pilates or yoga instructor, the kind that comes to your house. A chef would be nice but I do enjoy cooking so it's not as necessary.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
I already have a personal trainer so I'll take the chef please :-)
Gwen-G Gwen-G 8 years
Both!
crayolasky crayolasky 8 years
I want it all! I am definitely no kind of cook, in any way, shape or form. I know about fitness much more than I know about cooking, although I do know a ton about nutrition and understand it better. I have no problem /w motivation.. I just need someone to teach me how to incorporate all kinds of exercise into my workouts because I usually just do the same stuff (although I know variation is important, I like routine). Personal shopper would also be nice (even though I do love shopping) or a nanny (for when I have kids). Celebs have it so great!
hilahat hilahat 8 years
What I'd really want is a hair stylist to do my hair for me. I just don't have the patience to dry it and straighten it myself...Plus it always looks better when someone else has done it.
kia kia 8 years
I am great in the kitchen. If I need anything it is that extra motivation to get my butt in gear and be more active.
jkat jkat 8 years
I am SHOCKED so many people want a PT. Working out is fun, challenging, and a stress reliever. I love pushing myself hard and trying new things I read about or see at the gym (it's so easy to just poach moves other people are doing with their trainers). At the end of the day, the only one who can put in the time and effort into exercising that will make the difference is you. A trainer can tell you what to do, but you still have to bust your butt to do it. Cooking on the other hand takes time and energy that I don't always have. I also don't enjoy it and tend to make the same three healthy things (or succumb to ordering out). Also, the results don't come from the cooking part. Results come from the eating healthy part. I can let someone else cook the healthy food, while I eat it, and still see results (unlike working out where I have to do the work). I would kill for a chef to cook me healthy, interesting, tasty meals.
dino-dino dino-dino 8 years
personal trainer because if i had a personal chef i would probably only ask them to make macaroni and cheese :)
VeggieLove726 VeggieLove726 8 years
Personal Shopper!
danielle854 danielle854 8 years
Trainer. Simply because I know more about eating/cooking healthy & Usually when I go to the gym, I don't really know where to start.
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