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Personal Training Waiver and Release Form

Personal Training Waiver and Release Form

Updated October 20, 2022

A personal trainer waiver and release form indemnifies a trainer in the event a client is injured. After a release is signed, the client can no longer hold the trainer liable for financial damages if an injury occurs.

Informed Consent

The release includes information about the risks involved with working out so the client can make an informed decision.

When to Sign

The waiver should be signed prior to the client working out or at the same time as executing a personal trainer contract.

Gym Affiliation

If the trainer is affiliated with or providing their services on behalf of a gym, the release should also include and mention the gym’s company name.



I. THE PARTIES. This Informed Consent and Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability (“Release”) is made on the Effective Date of this Agreement and entered between:

Client: [CLIENT’S NAME] with a mailing address of [ADDRESS] (“Client”) and

Personal Trainer: [PERSONAL TRAINER’S NAME] with a mailing address of [ADDRESS] (“Personal Trainer”).

II. GYM. The Personal Trainer is: (check one)

Affiliated with a gym under the name of [COMPANY’S NAME] (“Gym”). This Release will also cover and indemnify the Gym.

Not Affiliated with any other entity and is acting on their own behalf.

III. INFORMED CONSENT. The Client acknowledges, certifies, and accepts the following: (initial where applicable)

______Physical Condition. That they are of adequate physical condition to participate in exercise despite any current medical conditions they may possess.

______Assumption of Risk. That they assume the risk of physical injury from any advice, instruction, or action conducted during or as a result of a Session with the Personal Trainer.

______Reporting Discomfort. That any discomfort, distress, or uncomfortable feelings will be immediately brought to the attention of the Personal Trainer.

______Indemnification. That they will NOT hold the Personal Trainer or its employer, affiliates, agents, or any other entity or individual connected to them, either directly or indirectly, liable for any result from the Sessions.

______Responsibility. That they, the Client, assume all responsibility for a Client’s participation in the Sessions.

Client Signature: ___________________________ Date: _______________
Print Name: ___________________________

Personal Trainer Signature: ___________________________ Date: _______________
Print Name: ______________________