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The Fitness Zone

For a future proof career, choose fitness
September 2, 2011

The employment market will always have its ups and downs, what is really changing the game is the continued evolution of the online world, with many roles being made redundant as the internet is beginning to replace actual people. However, if you have a passion for fitness, and looking to pursue a career in Personal Training, you are in LUCK!

The health and fitness industry has been, and is forecasted to continue to grow at an expediential rate, which suggests fantastic longevity for Personal Trainers. As our population ages, more and more people are turning to qualified Fitness Trainers to help them stay fit enough to enjoy their later years. In fact the fastest growing trends in the fitness world today are classes designed specifically for baby boomers. According to the Australian Government's Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations report on industry employment projections to 2015-16, Health Care and Social Assistance is expected to provide the greatest future job growth with more than 323,300 jobs, and as the Government becomes overwhelmed by our aging population and their health care needs, preventative health will be seen as the holy grail. Who better to play a major role in preventative health than a qualified fitness professionals?

As the online space evolves, information is more readily available, and thus more and more people are learning, and having a better understanding of what benefits regular exercise, and a well balanced diet can have. It is not just about how much you weigh anymore. Us, as humans, we are starting to live longer thanks to great health decisions, however over 60% of Australians are still currently not regularly active, and need qualified trainers to guide them.

In addition to this, many fitness enthusiasts are even taking to social media, and building their own personal brands, and with this trend continuing to grow, more and more people are showing an interest in health, fitness and nutrition, by finding inspiration from social media. The great news about the ever evolving digital space, is that all the fitness industry and Personal Trainers are embracing these changes and using them to build their own business. Yes the fitness industry has been forecasted to continue to grow, however job certainty is reliant upon staying up to date with the industry.

Now, with such a high demand of Personal Trainers, also become a high demand in education for fitness enthusiasts to become trainers, so ensure you study the BEST course, to gain your qualification. The Australian Institute of Fitness’ Master Trainer Program, it THE qualification that the industry are after, because it was the fitness industry's leading business’ and employers that laid the blueprint for what they wanted to see in our graduates. As a part of the Institute’s Master Trainer Program™, a student has access to our Career Head-Start Service™, which is a service which has been implemented to guide students to a successful career once they have gained their qualifications, so, if you are interested in a CAREER in fitness, not just a qualification, find out about our Master Trainer Program NOW! 

This content is not intended to be used as individual health or fitness advice divorced from that imparted by medical, health or fitness professionals. Medical clearance should always be sought before commencing an exercise regime. The Institute and the authors do no take any responsibility for accident or injury caused as a result of this information.

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