Questions about becoming a personal trainer - part 1 -Is it for me

Becoming a Personal Trainer: Is It For Me?

Welcome to our four-part series answering questions about becoming a personal trainer.

This series is designed to answer all the key questions and concerns you might have if you’re considering a career in fitness. Whether you’re contemplating a career change or looking to start fresh, we’ve got you covered.

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In this episode, we’ll provide an overview of the entire series and dive into whether a career as a personal trainer is right for you.

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Questions about becoming a Personal Trainer - Part 1: is it for me?

Overview of the Four-Part Series – Questions about Becoming a Personal Trainer

  • Episode 1: – Is It For Me? << today
  • Episode 2: Exploring Career Paths in the Fitness Industry HERE
  • Episode 3: Choosing the Right Course
  • Episode 4: Taking Action with Confidence

The PT Stereotype

Gone are the days when personal trainers were only young, athletic, and sporty. Today, personal trainers come from diverse backgrounds and bring a wealth of life experience to their roles.

  • A PT is a Coach: Your role is to motivate, guide, and support your clients.
  • Average Age: The average age of participants on our course is 44.
  • Career Changes: Many are on their second or third career, or are returning to work after raising a family.
  • Life Experience: Your previous experiences and skills can be incredibly valuable in a fitness career.

Is the Fitness Industry For Me?

Amongst the broader subject of “Is it For Me” We get asked a lot of questions about becoming a personal trainer. This episode also answers the following questions

  • Am I too old?
  • Am I too unfit?
  • How much income can I expect?
  • Is it a job or a business?
  • Is the qualification difficult?

What Makes an Outstanding Personal Trainer?

Now you’ve found out about the logistics of becoming a PT and whether it is a suitable career choice for you. Let’s discuss the skills that make an outstanding PT. In this episode, we discuss these skills…

Enthusiasm: Passion for fitness and helping others is key.

Skills from Other Careers: Transferable skills such as communication, organization, and empathy are invaluable.

A Want to Help Others: A genuine desire to see others succeed and improve their health and fitness.

Experience: Both life experience and experience in fitness will help you connect with clients and understand their needs.

Open-Minded: Be open to learning new things and adapting to different clients and situations.

Stay Tuned

This is just the beginning.

In our next episode, we’ll explore the various career paths available in the fitness industry and the qualifications you’ll need. You can see Episode 2 HERE

Be sure to check back tomorrow for the next part of our series!

Feel free to leave your comments and questions below. Your feedback is invaluable as we continue this journey together.

Qualify as a Personal Trainer

This is the fitness industry’s GOLD standard qualification to kick start a career in health and fitness & start training clients 121 and in small groups.

Personal trainers use their expertise on a daily basis to get inside the heads of their clients, design training programs that deliver results, and support life-improving health, fitness, and nutrition changes in their clients’ lives.

Personal training is a results business and quite often, the results people achieve can be remarkable. If you feel that you have what it takes to help people to take control of their health, fitness, and well-being, then maybe it’s time for you to step up and join the ranks.

Get started in your FITPRO career without any misconceptions or hindering beliefs. Find out more about our Level 3 Master Personal Trainer Diploma HERE <<<

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Hayley “Questions about Becoming a Personal Trainer” Bergman

Parallel Coaching

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