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Turn Your Passion into a Career: Become a Personal Trainer

If you love working out and spend most of your spare time at the gym, you should turn your passion into a career.  Start doing what you love and getting paid to do it.  Whether encouraging others to get up and get to the gym, or pushing others through their workouts, personal trainers serve many purposes.

  • Work one on one with clients
  • Assess strengths and weaknesses 
  • Design exercise programs
  • Improve client fitness

Americans seem to be more aware of their personal health these days, especially in the younger generation. People seem to be more in tune with how their lifestyle effects their long term health. Because of this, there is a need for improved knowledge of both fitness and education. 

You will make an impact on the lives of many when you become a personal trainer.  Obesity is on the rise, and trainers can change and improve the lives and health of their clients in a positive way by creating programs that will improve their lifestyle while motivating them to live healthier lives.

By being a personal trainer, you have the pleasure of seeing the improvements your clients make, day by day, by working with them and guiding them along their new path of a healthy lifestyle with proper nutrition and workouts that are conducive to their body type and lifestyle.

Personal trainers can choose the environment in which they work, whether it be the gym, corporate wellness, hospitals, homes or even boot camps. You can choose the size and style of the audience you would like to train.  You can even work with seniors, helping them improve their range of motion. Wouldn’t it be nice to be a personal trainer on a cruise ship or at a vacation resort? Those options are available to you!

Personal trainers have seen a 29% job increase in their field over the past ten years.  Their median pay is $56,000 with top trainers making $128,000.

You can get your personal trainer certification to be a Level 1 Personal Trainer or Level 2 Advanced Personal Trainer in as little as 600 hours of training.  The educational courses will teach proper technique, general health and nutritional consultation.

Learn how you can qualify for the many tuition programs available to you at the National Physical Training Institute.  The institute has been training physical trainers for over 20 years.  It is veteran owned and operated.

Did you know you may  be able to attend school while still collecting your unemployment benefits or federal aid?  Learn more and Schedule a tour of the Orlando and Tampa, Florida locations to see all they have to offer for you.  The Orlando campus has housing assistance for out of state and international students.