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Fitness Trainers

An increased emphasis on fitness and health makes fitness trainers indispensable. These talented individuals work in a variety of facilities, from gyms to hospitals to rehabilitation centers. Fitness trainers use their knowledge and experience to make sure their clients are getting the most from their work-outs and staying safe.

Relevant Statistics

  • Projected Need: 107,000

    Projected Growth: 27+%

    Median Wage: $13/hr

Over the last year, a number of studies emerged that examined the effects of lasting fitness, particularly in children and the elderly. While we always knew that daily exercise was good for you, we now know that 30 minutes of exercise a day can decrease the likelihood of diseases like Alzheimer’s and keep various cancers at bay.

The many options for fitness trainers means that there is something for anyone who is interested in promoting good health. Personal trainers, group exercise instructors, and fitness directors will all benefit from the public’s awareness of maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle.

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