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Sweating it Out: How to Break Into the Fitness Industry


My resume in the fitness industry looks like this: I’ve led an impromptu kickboxing class for hyper tween girls as a camp counselor, dressed as an ’80s aerobics instructor for Halloween (highly recommended, by the way, for anyone looking to keep warm and comfortable in knee-high socks and sneakers all night), and sometimes given in to the urge to mimic a Body Pump routine when “Edge of Glory” comes on the radio.

Sounds like the makings of a fitness instructor, right? Not so fast.

Fortunately for my hypothetical clients, getting your foot in the fitness door takes more than a side ponytail and a love of Gaga. But what exactly does it take? To find out, I asked a few…

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 Sweating it Out: How to Break Into the Fitness Industry

Fortunately for my hypothetical clients, getting your foot in the fitness door takes more than a side ponytail and a love of Gaga. But what exactly does it take? To find out, I asked a few pros to set me straight and strong. Here’s what I learned.

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Search the nationwide database for jobs in fitness and exercise. A great way to find your next dream job or to survey the fitness and exercise job market.

HealthClubs.com

Healthclubs.com/jobs makes it easy and affordable for health and wellness-related employers to find and acquire the industry’s top talent.

SportsCareerFinder

Many sports jobs are in high demand. Earnings for some positions can be extraordinarily high and hours often long. But being involved with sports has many perks! Some in the industry pinch themselves often, wondering how they got so fortunate. Once you get your foot in the door, whether in a college athletic department or with a pro team, you'll be on your way to a lifelong sports career.

Job Line International

The job opportunities in this business sector are constantly improving as people require more and more personal training. Private training is an especially large growth sector, as people strive for improved overall fitness and want to achieve lasting results. As a professional in the fitness industry, you have a number of options.

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