In Fitness Industry - Job Profile of Fitness
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Fitness Trainers & Instructors
The health and fitness
industry is one of the fastest growing industries in India and abroad. The
desire to lose weight, stay fit and look good amongst people of all age
groups coupled with the growing awareness about the importance of adopting
a healthy lifestyle is throwing up a multitude of career opportunities for
personal trainers, therapists, dieticians, weight management experts,
group fitness instructors and yoga experts. Right from corporate
offices to gyms, spas, resorts and health clubs, the demand for fitness
specialists is on the rise and is expected to further escalate.
Profile of a Personal Trainer:
As the title suggests,
the job of a personal trainer is to work with their clients on a 1on 1
basis, assisting them in adopting a healthy lifestyle.
It is the responsibility
of the trainer to teach their clients how to exercise correctly, which
exercise regime to follow (aerobics, weights) and how to adopt healthy
eating habits on a day to day basis.
Besides this, the trainer
takes on the role of a coach, an instructor and a guide - working with
the client and monitoring their progress. For eg., a person who is
trying to lose weight and is maintaining a healthy diet requires your
expert advice and weight monitoring from time to time.
Become a Successful Fitness Instructor you must:
- Be well trained and certified
by an accredited fitness academy / school.
- Have a friendly disposition
and strong communication skills.
- Understand the functioning of
the body and different body types as well as have the ability
to work out the best fitness program for each individual
- Preferably have a degree in
the healthcare field.
of a Career in Fitness:
- A career in the health and
fitness industry offers tremendous flexibility in terms of
working hours etc.
- Enables you to exercise and
stay fit even while on the job.
- Enables you to do what you
enjoy most - inspire others.
- There is no dearth of
opportunities with Health Clubs, Spas, Fitness Centers as well
as on a Freelance basis.
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