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Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercise (exercises for the heart and blood system), strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.
Fitness trainers and instructors typically do the following:
- Demonstrate how to carry out various exercises and routines
- Watch clients do exercises and show or tell them correct techniques to minimize injury and improve fitness
- Give alternative exercises during workouts or classes for different levels of fitness and skill
- Monitor clients’ progress and adapt programs as needed
- Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations on sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment
- Give clients information or resources about nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues
- Give emergency first aid if needed
•Contacts and performs initial interviews with individuals who are eligible for health coaching programs.
•Provides necessary coaching to reduce or eliminate behaviors that are considered high-risk.
•Supports the operational aspects of the employer in order to promote client satisfaction.
•Develops and conducts seminars and conventions for family members, clients or even employees who are interested in learning more about health and wellness.
•Creates and distributes health education materials such as brochures to clients.
•Develops care plans that are custom-tailored to individual clients.
•Coordinates with clients’ other healthcare providers in order to provide a well-rounded experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Demonstrates innovation and an acceptance of new ideas and concepts.
•Shows the ability to resolve conflicts with clients and overcome their objections about their health and behaviors.
•Possesses above average optimism and the ability to motivate clients to make vital changes in their lives.
•Exhibits effective communication skills for working with clients, their families and their other healthcare providers.
•Demonstrates a commitment to clients and a willingness to go above and beyond normal responsibilities to provide the best care possible.
•Shows self-confidence and the ability to express views that may not be popular or shared by clients.
The ideal fitness trainer will demonstrate:
- A positive and highly motivated approach to fitness
- An outgoing and energetic personality
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and listening skills
- A national personal training certification (ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ISSA)
- One year or more of fitness related experience
- A proven track record of coachability and accountability