Becoming a personal fitness trainer is an exciting journey and will open the door to an entirely new lifestyle and career. At Body Focus, we have created a wealth of information that will help you make an informed decision and understand the most important factors to consider if you’re about to make the move into personal fitness as a career.
We have a series of blogs that have been themed around some of the key questions you need to answer to help unlock your career in personal training, wether you plan to start a business, supplement your income or gain employment in the fitness industry.
How to become a personal trainer
Here you can learn more about the official route to becoming a personal trainer – the training of the trainer, what you need to do to make your new career official and the qualifications you need.
Check out the series on ‘How to become a personal trainer’ here.
Fundamental to the personal trainer role is an understanding of nutrition and the role that plays in enhancing a person’s level of fitness. Providing sound advice and steering them in the right direction will become an important part of your clients journey and will demonstrate understanding and best value from you.
Take a look at some of the fundamentals we employ, that you might draw inspiration from developing a deeper understanding about nutrition and its role with personal fitness.
Personal Trainer tools
There are a number of essential personal trainer tools that come with the role of a personal trainers. We’ve built a series of tools from BMR to wage calculators, make sure you are equipped with Body Focus’s personal training tools.
Social media and developing a profile online
Social media is well known as one of the most effective routes to market a business. The best part is, it’s free! But it is time consuming and a social media campaign must be executed in the right way. Take the time to learn how to grow a business effectively online and you will undoubtedly reap the rewards.
From Instagram to Twitter, get some inspiration from the top social media personal trainers in the world. Creating inspiration for your clients with our personal trainers guide to social media.
Becoming self-employed is a big move and there are many issues to consider. Take a look at our series of blog posts and discover the personal training routes through education, employment, self employment or a blend of these to truly get the life balance you need and reflect on whether this is the right move for you.