Personal Trainer Job Description

Personal Trainer Job Description

February 25th, 2020

Personal Trainers are responsible for motivating and guiding clients to train towards their physical fitness goals, which could include losing weight, building muscle, increasing core strength, or improving cardiovascular fitness.

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We are seeking an enthusiastic Personal Trainer to motivate, inspire, and expertly guide our clients to achieve their fitness goals. Your main responsibilities include consulting with clients to develop training plans for them, instructing them on proper technique, motivating them to push themselves harder, and providing them with constant support and constructive feedback.

To be a successful Personal Trainer, you should have advanced knowledge of a variety of exercise techniques and how each one works to improve the body. Top candidates will also have an empathetic attitude, able to understand each client's individual goals, emotions, and needs.

Personal Trainer Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with clients to understand their goals and current fitness levels.
  • Creating comprehensive workout and nutrition plans for clients.
  • Motivating and guiding clients during their training sessions.
  • Ensuring clients train safely with proper form and technique.
  • Leading regular group workout classes.
  • Using in-depth knowledge to answer clients' questions.
  • Providing clients with regular feedback and accountability on their progress.
  • Working with management and fellow staff to ensure the gym functions effectively.
  • Soliciting new clients to sign up at the gym.

Personal Trainer Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Personal training certification preferred.
  • First aid and CPR qualification.
  • Past experience as a personal trainer or group workout instructor.
  • Available to work early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to demonstrate proper form and technique for exercise movements.
  • Enthusiastic, encouraging attitude.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience creating successful nutrition and workout plans.
  • Sales experience a plus.