13 Reasons Why You Should Become a Personal Trainer
So, you’ve been umming and ahhing about whether becoming a personal trainer is the right step for you? It’s time to stop dithering and get going! Here are 13 reasons why you need to turn your passion into a career!
1. NEW CONNECTIONS
You’ll get the opportunity to work with various people from all walks of life. This is going to give you more confidence and help you become a better communicator! Becoming a PT is a great way to make new friends and connections too.
2. HELPING OTHERS
You’re going to be encouraging people to become fitter, healthier and happier, how much more positive could your life get! If you love helping and motivating people, this job is the one for you. Just think about all of the endorphins you’ll be getting …
Love seeing the results of your workout on your body? When you become a PT you’ll be seeing the results of your hard work in your clients too – what a rewarding experience!
4. LOVE WHAT YOU DO - AND GET PAID!
Who DOESN’T want to be paid for doing something that they love! If fitness is your passion the fact that you get paid (pretty well) for it will just make the job even better.
5. BE YOUR OWN BOSS
You’re literally your own boss. This gives you unlimited flexibility when creating your work schedule. Prefer waking up a bit later? You got it! Need some extra income this month? Up the clientele! Want to give blogging a go? Your time is in your hands.
6. NO 9-5
Does the idea of working 9 to 5 fill you with dread? If just thinking about sitting behind a desk shuffling papers sends a shiver through your spine, becoming a PT is definitely the role for you. As a PT, you’re going to be active and on the move all the time!
7. IT'S YOUR HOBBY
If you just love everything about the fitness industry, becoming a PT will just feel like you’re doing your hobby. That sounds like a pretty epic working day.
8. TRAVEL & FREEDOM
Always wished you could travel the world? This is a profession that you can practice wherever you are! Freedom and liberation is just a simple career change away…
9. CAREER PROGRESSION
If you’re mostly worried about career progression, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are extensive opportunities for you to develop your career as a personal trainer once you’ve decided on what you want your speciality to be.
10. IT'S A CHALLENGE
Do you love being challenged? Each of your clients will have different challenges, goals and bodies for you to train. Are you up for it?
11. ALWAYS SOMETHING TO LEARN
Continued learning is important when keeping up with the fitness profession, this means that you’ll always be developing your own personal fitness goals! Knowledge is power.
12. IT'S FUN
Having fun at work is good for your health, and let’s be honest, what isn’t fun about bossing people about and looking good whilst doing it?
13. Sports gear 24/7
What more could you want?!