Friday, September 10, 2010

How to Become a Personal Trainer

“Although personal training has been associated in the past with young bodybuilder types, a growing number of Americans are entering personal training as a second career, industry officials say. About half (52 percent) of NASM's certified trainers are now over 35, according to the organization. More than half — 57 percent — are women. And 75 percent are doing it part time, meaning 24 hours a week or less, NASM says, which was great for Leber, who was already collecting a pension but was bored to tears. The average hourly pay for a personal trainer is $43.78, according to a 2008 survey by the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association...

http://www.tonic.com/article/how-to-become-a-personal-trainer-secondact/

1 comment:

Muz said...

Personal Training in Australia has become such a diverse demographic that the dept of education has released national accredited courses/papers around the following subjects:

Functional Movement
Older Adults
Children Trainers

Our face-to-face lectures have a spectrum of participants seeking specific skill-sets to train ever age, gender and lifestyle.

Maia