Career outlook for personal trainer
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would encourage and motivate people to achieve their personal health and fitness goals.
- Talk to clients to find out about their levels of health and fitness
- Set fitness goals and plan programmes for reaching them
- Teach clients to follow their programmes safely and effectively
- Give clients advice on health, diet and lifestyle
- Help clients with their workouts
- Record clients' progress, using methods such as measuring heart rate and body fat levels
In some cases you might work full-time as a gym instructor and do personal training outside your normal hours of work.
You’d need a good understanding of healthy eating and the way the body works.
You would also need a responsible attitude to health and safety.
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- Verbal communication
- Developing a plan
- Self esteem
- Time management
- Motivating others
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