A trainer is a professional in providing physical fitness to the people of all age groups. A trainer's main aim is to improve the physical condition of his or her clients theough proper diet and exercise. A trainer should be knowledgeable in his area of expertise like nutrition, stress management and weight loss etc.
- Fitness trainers
- Tourist resorts
spas and housing societies also require fitness trainers
- Minimum qualification required is 10+2 with any stream
- Patience and honesty - Good communication skills - Listening skills - Professionalism - Educated and well trained - Great personality
Courses to be pursued
- Certificate or diploma course in sports science/yoga/fitness/naturopathy
- Diploma or bachelor courses in yoga & naturopathy
- Nike aerobics course
- Reebok instructor certification program
Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences
Address: Shaheed Rajguru Marg Near Mcd Office Shankar Garden Vikas Puri, Delhi 110018
Website: igipess du.ac.in
Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education
Address: Kariavattam, Trivandrum, Kerala 695581
Phone: 0471 2418712
A trainer has to usually work in shifts which includes mornings, evenings and weekends as well. They work in gyms, recreation centres, fitness clubs and even on the personal level for their clients.
Address: Sb 7/8 Shreeji Avenue 11 Sampatrao Colony Opposite New India Mill Gate Jetalpur Road Vadodara Gujarat 390005
Address: Horizon Building 57 Jawaharlal Nehru Road 5th Floor Kolkata West Bengal 700071
Kamal Chhikara is a model-turned-yoga instructor turned-Crossfit coach. He took to yoga, after his initial obsession with sports as a kid, to get into shape for his stint as a model.
Rakesh Udiyar works very hard to reach at the stage he is, from being a sweeper boy at a gym to becoming a top trainer. His initial inroads into personal training came after he successfully trained small time models and aspiring actors with whatever information he mustered up through observation and reading.