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:
Make sure his area is clean and tidy
Make sure that all his equipment are in good working condition and that all machines are clean and reflect high level of hygiene
Make sure that all members health have been reviewed before proceeding on any program – exercise
Make sure that all schedule and timing are properly followed up.
Make sure that Gym is properly settled before opening to public and that all towels, mineral water, and other amenities are properly stocked.
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
Personal fitness trainers design and carry out workout routines specific to the needs of their clients. Personal trainers must often offer their training sessions to members. They start by evaluating their clients' current fitness level, personal goals, and skills. Then, they develop personalized training programs for their clients to follow, and they monitor the clients’ progress.
Fitness trainers and instructors should handle in addition to their fitness duties, such as attending the front desk, signing up new members, giving tours of the fitness center, , and supervising the weight-training and cardiovascular equipment areas.
Trainer or instructor may provide individual sessions and teach group classes.
Personal fitness trainers work with a single client or a small group. Personal fitness trainers assess the clients’ level of physical fitness and help them set and reach their fitness goals.
Group fitness instructors organize and lead group exercise sessions, which can include aerobic exercise, stretching, muscle conditioning, or meditation. Some classes are set to music. In these classes, instructors may select the music and choreograph an exercise sequence.
Specialized fitness instructors teach popular conditioning methods such as Pilates or yoga. In these classes, instructors show the different moves and positions of the particular method. They also watch students and correct those who are doing the exercises improperly.
Almost all trainers and instructors have at least a high school diploma before entering the occupation. Associate’s or bachelor’s degree related to a health or fitness field, such as exercise science, kinesiology, or physical education. Programs often include courses in nutrition, exercise techniques, and group fitness.
Customer-service skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must sell their services, motivating clients. Fitness trainers and instructors must therefore be polite, friendly, and encouraging to maintain relationships with their clients.
Listening skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must be able to listen carefully to what clients tell them to determine the client's fitness levels and desired fitness goals.
Motivational skills. Getting fit and staying fit takes a lot of work for many clients. To keep clients coming back for more classes or to continue personal training, fitness trainers and instructors must keep their clients motivated.
Physical fitness. Fitness trainers and instructors need to be physically fit because their job requires a considerable amount of exercise. Group instructors often participate in classes, and personal trainers often need to show exercises to their clients.
Problem-solving skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must evaluate each client’s level of fitness and create an appropriate fitness plan to meet the client’s individual needs.
Speaking skills. Fitness trainers and instructors must be able to communicate well because they need to be able to explain exercises and movements to clients, as well as motivate them verbally during exercises.
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