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5 Reasons to Become a Personal Trainer

Do you have a passion for fitness? Are you looking for a rewarding career?

It’s Time to Become a Personal Trainer!

Do you have a passion for fitness? Are you looking for a rewarding career? Then maybe it’s time you considered becoming an elite personal trainer!

If you’re someone who is physically active and like teaching others how to get healthy and fit, then maybe you should become a personal trainer. Here are five reasons why this may be the career for you!

Emotionally Rewarding

Personal trainers make incredible differences in the lives of their clients.  They provide the knowledge, guidance, support and resources which help clients transform themselves, break through barriers and achieve unimaginable goals.  It’s an amazing and rewarding experience to be a part of a client’s journey to better health and physical fitness. Personal Training is a career where you leave a positive and lasting impressions.

Qualified Personal Trainers are in High Demand

As a school for fitness professionals, we are often approached by fitness companies looking for our elite personal trainers.  The reason, they have more members wanting personal trainers than they have on staff.  According to recent labour bureau statistics, there is a 27% shortage of personal trainers in the industry.  Now is the time to get certified and get started on your exciting personal training career.

Positive Work Environment

Step into a gym or private personal training studio and you will notice that it is an exciting and energizing place.  Members are there to better themselves and are generally in a good mood.  They are pumped up (by exercise) with happy hormones and are have a positive attitude.  The staff love what they do and love motivating members. It is an uplifting environment, either outside in the fresh air and sunshine or happily training people in a gym.  It is an excellent way to meet people and make friends.

Flexible Schedule

Typically most personal trainers can set their work schedules. This freedom and flexibility make it an amazing career option for those individuals wanting to work full-time, part-time or in the evenings. If you want to work hard one day and take the next day off you can. It gives you the ability to pursue other health-related work such as sports nutrition or massage. Also, this flexible schedule makes it easy for you to do your workouts at your convenience.

Be Your Own Boss

When you are your own boss it offers so many benefits, for example, you are in charge of your own income and you have full creative control of your work.  You decide what direction you want to take your company.  You can expand your business and revenue by hiring on more trainers to handle your client overflow.

Learn how to get started on your exciting career today!