A Unique Collection of Resources, You’ll Need To Become a Fitness Trainer
If you enjoy hanging out in the gym every day, are interested in health and fitness, and like helping people achieve their fitness goals, then a career as a fitness trainer is a possibility for you.
For any career you’re considering, you must choose the right career because when you’re doing what you love, you’ll have a much better life. You’ll be happier, motivated, and will be able to excel.
To help you decide, here are a few pointers.
Conduct as much research as you can about the career — that includes reading through articles and watching videos, as well as joining online groups related to the field.
Interview a fitness coach to get answers to your questions.
Shadow a fitness coach, to get insights as to what it’s like to work in this field.
Volunteer at a gym to get a real feel for working in this field.
Before attempting any of the above suggestions, you may want to write down questions regarding this career. For example: Do I need formal education? What can I expect in terms of salary? What are the pros and cons of this job? What do you like best about this job? What are the challenges of this job?
Some of your responsibilities and duties may include:
Evaluate your clients’ current health conditions.
Evaluate your clients’ current level of fitness.
Create personalized plans for your clients that are specific and will benefit them for the best results.
Create personal diets that will work with the training and enhance results.
Coach clients on lifestyle changes and enhancements.
Track clients’ progress.
Monitor safety in the gym and ensure all equipment is used correctly to avoid injury.
Coach and motivate your clients.
More in the resources to follow.
For a complete overview of what this career is all about, have a look at the unique collection of resources I have put together for you — all accessible from this post. I have also organized the resources by section.
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