Difficult clients being those clients who don’t enjoy physical activity. Suggested exercises should be able to be performed in a gym setting with common equipment (medicine balls, body bars, dumbbells, kettlebells, stability balls, free weights, smith machine, and the like). Suggested exercises should also be engaging and aimed at helping clients to see working out as an enjoyable and positive experience.
By far we get out the boxing gloves! Most people can box, even if the techique isn’t there, there’s something exciting about letting loose on your trainer. I have come across a few clients who really aren’t interested in it though. I also use it to break up a session when the client seems to be lacking motivation.