Professional Fitness Trainer

Professional Fitness Trainer

Encouraging others to lead healthy lives

This program is available through Glendale Career College.

Professional Fitness Trainers lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises (exercises for the heart and blood circulation), strength training, and stretching, working with people of all ages and skill levels. In addition Professional Fitness Trainers track the progress of individuals or groups and provide tips on nutrition and other keys to healthy living.

Learn how you can train to become a Professional Fitness Trainer and start working in health clubs, fitness centers, and small exercise studios.

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Professional Fitness Trainer Course Activities

Professional Fitness Trainers perform a variety of tasks, ranging from providing proper exercise techniques to leading exercise classes. Their duties vary by where they work. Graduates of the Professional Fitness Trainer program routinely find entry-level positions in health clubs, fitness centers, exercise studios, and other health organizations.

Professional Fitness Trainers typically perform the following tasks:

  • Leading individuals or groups in exercises.
  • Demonstrating proper exercise techniques to avoid injuries and boost performance.
  • Observing and providing instruction while others exercise.
  • Tracking clients' progress toward health goals.
  • Providing tips for nutrition and other keys to healthy living.

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