What Is a Fitness Trainer?

Fitness trainers offer support and instruction to people as they exercise. They may specialize in one or more areas, including but not limited to aerobics, weight lifting, Pilates, and dance. They may lead group classes, provide one-on-one training to clients, or a combination of both.

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How a Fitness Trainer Works

Fitness trainers often work in gyms or health clubs. Some may own their own fitness studios, as well. Their work may include the following duties:

Customizing training programs for individuals and groups

Motivating clients

Monitoring clients’ progress and offer feedback when needed

Demonstrating proper use of equipment and techniques

Maintaining clients’ safety

Selling services and products to potential and existing customers

Stocking and maintaining supplies

Handling client complaints

Administering emergency first aid

Providing advice about nutrition

Enforcing a facility’s rules and regulations

Requirements for Fitness Trainers

You are only required to have a high school diploma to work as a fitness trainer but many employers prefer to hire college graduates who have majored in fitness or health-related field.

This is especially true if you want to become a Personal training in Singapore who will work one-on-one with clients. Many employers also require CPR, first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) training and certification.

Whether you want to work as personal training Singapore or instruct students in group classes, it is a good idea to get professional certification. It indicates that you have the skills needed to work in this occupation. Many, but not all employers require this credential, but you will be a more competitive job candidate if you have it. Click here