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A physical trainer helps people of all ages and fitness levels to safely improve their physical condition through exercise and proper diet. These days a successful physical trainer is expected to do more than simply shout directions at his or her willing victim inside a sweaty gym. Today's physical trainers are required to be knowledgeable in the areas of nutrition, weight loss, physical rehabilitation, stress management, and sports medicine, just to name a few.

Career Option

  • The demand for qualified instructors is an all-time high
  • which is great news for those aiming to pursue fitness as a career. From hardworking executives to housewives
  • top bosses to youngsters
  • the number of health conscious people has increased across ages and professions. Today
  • fitness has become a flourishing business
  • with more and more health centres coming up. There is also a wide array of fitness regimes -- such as aerobics
  • kickboxing
  • yoga
  • Pilates
  • spinning -- to choose from. The affluent are also keen on setting up gymnasiums at home
  • creating additional job opportunities for personal trainers. Fitness trainers work in gyms
  • big hotels
  • health clubs
  • fitness centres
  • spas
  • tourist resorts
  • housing societies and large companies as well. After gaining some experience
  • you could also choose to run your own centre. You can specialize in any of the huge variety of exercise routines such as weightlifting
  • aerobics
  • karate
  • kickboxing
  • spin cycling
  • yoga
  • pilates or tai chi
  • spinning and be a specialist trainer.

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Courses to be pursued

  • • Hands-on CPR and AED (automatic external defibrillator) certification • American Council on Exercise: the world's largest nonprofit health and fitness certification program • American Council of Sports Medicine Certificate • Gold's Gym Fitness Institute: Fitness Training Program

Working Condition

Personal trainers/fitness instructors: usually work in shifts, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. They usually work in gyms, recreation centers’ and fitness centers’. They may need to travel to meet clients.

Personal Skill

  • • Physical trainer must be energetic • Enthusiastic • Enjoy helping others reach their goals • A physical trainer must be as interested in listening as they are in teaching

Educational Qualification

  • • Class 10th Pass • Class 10+2 with any stream
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