How to Become a Personal Fitness Trainer

It can be very lucrative to become a Personal Fitness Trainer. With their workout programme, your aim is to keep your clients from getting bored. Your job will be to inspire them to pursue their education. Statistics suggest that even if they invest huge amounts on fitness equipment and health club memberships, Americans are physically unfit.Check out No Limits Fitness for more info.

By offering individual workout plans, a personal fitness trainer may decrease frustration and lack of motivation. There is a great need to improve Americans’ physical health. Their mental health and physical health would improve if they were more physically fit. This would decrease the risk of multiple disorders, such as heart disease and high blood pressure.

If you have any skills related to specialised sports, you can use them to teach others. Such as karate, football, aerobics, etc. These may be taught in gyms, homes for students, YMCAs or anywhere else you would have access to a reasonably large room and the necessary equipment.

Start-up Costs

Depending on where you are going to do your Personal Workout Training, $100 to $5,000.

Sources of financials

Banks or Unions of Credit. The Small Business Administration is also there. Private savings or members of a family.

Tips for Ads and Promotion

Ad on yellow pages, corporate blogs, business cards and advertising in newspapers. If you are successful as a personal fitness trainer, word of mouth can work really well until you get some clients. On your business card and with your other advertisements, your website should be identified.

Essential Appliances

Aerobic moves, ankle & wrist weights, exercise balls, jump ropes, exercise pads, step-up boxes, etc. CD player, DVD player, TV, Nutrition reference books and video tapes, weight training, physical fitness and games for exercise. Cellphone, separate answering machine or utility telephone line, pager, brochures and business cards.

Training recommended & skills required

Nesta is an organisation that covers preparation for becoming a personal fitness instructor and certification. Nutrition, physical training and sports psychology would be important for you to know. Training at your nearest community college or with Nesta-like online courses. The Distance Education and Training Council provides home study courses.