Can I make it in the fitness industry?

Best ways to guarantee success:Become a Physical Therapist. That will give you 10x more respect than just a personal trainer certification.Find a mentor. Somebody close to where you live is making a great living as a trainer. Offer to assist them in any way possible

Does the fitness industry give a better career?

It does..Most of the times it is been seen that many of them join the industry in the name of passion but honestly I feel you should not talk about passion once you enter the industry ...one should only think of making career through which monitory

How big is the fitness industry?

I'd say quite big. What's more, it's expanding rapidly as more and more regular people are looking for ways to keep themselves fit.Here are some stats that show the staggering rate at which fitness industry is growing.Global fitness market generated a whopping 84.3 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in

How to be unique in the fitness industry

Uniquiness isn't something you find.You know, it's not something you polish on a frame or bang on your resume, or look the part kind of things. Yes, qualification etc matter but..Everyone else can do that and it doesn't make you

How to get into fitness industry

Please, if you are considering becoming a trainer, do the work to get a GOOD certification, not an open-book test, online, just-pay-us-some-money sheet of paper.You want a nationally accredited certification that uses a PROCTORED exam.  Look into ACSM, NSCA, or NASM.Get your CPR/AED and First Aid

How to get into sales in the fitness industry

If you're new to the industry, start with a position within the industry that requires little to no experience.I know little to nothing about the fitness industry, but the obvious answer seems to be your local gym. Try to get a job at your local gym selling gym memberships.You'll

How to promote http://www.fitnessngyms.com, an online marketplace for gyms (Zomato of fitness industry) and LinkedIn for fitness professionals? Are there any great ideas

A lot of people (certainly Indian people) loves the idea of going out with family and/or friends, eating and drinking. They really do not care how much money they would be spending when they are having a good time for themselves. Zomato made perfect business sense and yeah, heck lot of money too!Very

Is fasting really all it's cracked up to be in the fitness industry?

Fasting is a very important process for the human body. It allows the body time to focus on healing, repairing and rebuilding. This cannot take place effectively if the body is busy digesting food for sixteen to eighteen hours a

Is the fitness industry experiencing a cultural shift in the US?

With regard to sales, yes.Having been an observer and participant in the industry over the last 40 odd years I see a shift in marketing today.In body building noting has changed. If anything mass is still king. The winners of the big contests are still the largest and most extreme for

Is the fitness industry saturated?

Saturated in what though? There are a variety of ways to interpret this question. Are you asking about personal trainers? Nutrition specialists? Yoga instructors? Club managers? Club trainers? Club owners? Disabled trainers? Senior trainers? Youth trainers? Specialized trainers? Overweight people? Underweight people? Health fanatics? Competitors? Brand ambassadors? The list is virtually endless. There are

What are dirty secrets of fitness industry?

Fitness is directly connected to our body so no one had the right to cheat any one because it comes on person whole life . The darkest side of fitness industry is that sometimes or most of the times they

What are some disruptive ideas for the fitness industry?

I would say the biggest 'disruptive' idea in the Fitness industry is the idea that gym-based movements are NOT that good for you.There is a new trend towards 'natural movement', and 'primal fitness' etc etc - basically towards focusing on movements that we evolved to do.  This is a problem

What are some of the hottest startups in Health and Fitness industry?

Seems like many of the answers are related to personal training social media sites,software and the like.Lest we not forget that a personal training business is by far one of the "hottest' most viable businesses.  There is hardly any start up cost involved with the exception of your certification cost, which is less than $1,000.  Then there

What are some problems in the Health & Fitness industry that can be solved with Blockchain?

The health and fitness industry could benefit from more transparency. Many health products marketed will logically be much less healthy than locally grown produce, for example. How many processed, packaged and shrink-wrapped food products, for example, are actually be marketed as

What are the hidden truths about the fitness industry?

Most people who join a gym don't get results.Corporate gyms love members who don't attend - it's less wear and tear on equipment which means less maintenance. It also means the gym floor is not as busy during peak hours so they can sell more memberships.A lot of the quick fix solutions which are marketed to you are

What are the latest trends in fitness and technology?

Thank you Oliver Mason for requesting me this question.Technology makes fitness more engaging. Today's people consider technology as a helper in doing sports, 'cause technology helps to optimize workouts, makes them more effective.Apps help to count calories, select the proper workouts. And furthermore, technologies help to pay for this fitness apps easily and conveniently.

What are the various career options in the fitness industry?

There are a bunch of options, some of which are more lucrative and obviously harder to attain:Personal Trainer - easy to get certified, low barrier to entryStrength and Conditioning Coach - One of the harder certifications to get, minimal job opportunities with college and

What dark secret do you wish people knew about physical fitness industry?

1)The people who work at the gym are watching you and they talk about you a lot! If you are that girl/guy who is always looking at your butt in the mirror don't be surprised if you have a nickname and a

What does the fitness industry lack in their programs?

Specificity.One of the major problems that most workout programs don't take in account is: everyone is different.What works for me will not necessarily work for you as well, and vice versa.You need to take in consideration age, training experience, body types etc.

What turns you off about the fitness industry?

I'm probably going to get some hate for this as I'm currently overweight but I do try to be pretty healthy and I've done a lot of my own research (and writing). There are a lot of things wrong with the fitness industry as I see it.I used to

Why somebody should choose fitness industry?

I would not choose to say about anybody else or what someone should or should not do.What I can tell you is why I chose to be in this industry and why I hate this very word

Are we being mislead by fitness Industry?

Walking is Healthier than running. Running is hard on our heart. Hate Running? Then You're Going To Love This Compelling Case For Trading Jogging For WalkingSix pack abs have a negative effect on breathing (Diaphragmatic breathing -

Does the fitness industry give a better career?

It does..Most of the times it is been seen that many of them join the industry in the name of passion but honestly I feel you should not talk about passion once you enter the industry ...one should only think

How big is the fitness industry?

I'd say quite big. What's more, it's expanding rapidly as more and more regular people are looking for ways to keep themselves fit.Here are some stats that show the staggering rate at which fitness industry is growing.Global fitness market generated a whopping 84.3 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2014 according to

How to be unique in the fitness industry

Uniquiness isn't something you find.You know, it's not something you polish on a frame or bang on your resume, or look the part kind of things. Yes, qualification etc matter but..Everyone else can do that and it doesn't make you unique.But you know what they can't do so easily?What

How to start my career into the Health & Fitness industry? Please suggest the right path to make a career in fitness industry

Health and fitness industry is the most underrated industry and a great opportunity for the newcomers.Don't start your career into health and fitness industry unless you are interested in health and fitness. It's Simple you need to have interest in fitness and passion for fitness and you

How can we revolutionize fitness industry online?

Fitness trackers have been gaining popularity among the general population, they've also become an integral part of corporate wellness programs. By 2018, it is predicted that more than 13 million wearable fitness trackers will be used as a part of employee wellness programs, according to ABI Research.Wellness portals, such as MediKeeper, can

How to get into sales in the fitness industry

If you're new to the industry, start with a position within the industry that requires little to no experience.I know little to nothing about the fitness industry, but the obvious answer seems to be your local gym. Try to get a job at your local gym selling gym memberships.You'll probably find a position that mixes gym

How has Instagram influenced the fitness industry?

Hello,Instagram is intended for free photo and video sharing and simultaneously engage with others' posts through likes and comments (Instagram, 2019). Within the social media platform are various subcultures of users with common interests. For instance, Instagram fitness culture is arguably one of the most easily identifiable sub-cultures of social media. Currently, the fitness

How is the fitness industry addressing the growing obesity problem in the United States?

It isn't. The U.S. has a 37% adult obesity rate and 21% adolescent obesity rate. That puts the U.S. in something like the top five in that category in the world. I think only Samoa and Saudia Arabia are fatter (more obese).The Fitness and Diet industry in the U.S. is

Is fasting really all it's cracked up to be in the fitness industry?

Fasting is a very important process for the human body. It allows the body time to focus on healing, repairing and rebuilding. This cannot take place effectively if the body is busy digesting food for sixteen to eighteen hours a day. There are lots of different types of fasts, some are severe where only water is consumed

Is the fitness industry experiencing a cultural shift in the US?

With regard to sales, yes.Having been an observer and participant in the industry over the last 40 odd years I see a shift in marketing today.In body building noting has changed. If anything mass is still king. The winners of the big contests are still the largest and most extreme for both

Is the fitness industry saturated?

Saturated in what though? There are a variety of ways to interpret this question. Are you asking about personal trainers? Nutrition specialists? Yoga instructors? Club managers? Club trainers? Club owners? Disabled trainers? Senior trainers? Youth trainers? Specialized trainers? Overweight people?

What are some awesome jobs/careers in the health and fitness industry?

If you would like to combine both health and fitness, perhaps a physical therapist might be a good choice, or a personal trainers. They both offer the opportunity to help others. The awesomeness comes from the one-on-one interaction you get from each of your clients. Everyone is different and you will always have a new experience.Another awesome job/career is

What are some disruptive ideas for the fitness industry?

I would say the biggest 'disruptive' idea in the Fitness industry is the idea that gym-based movements are NOT that good for you.There is a new trend towards 'natural movement', and 'primal fitness' etc etc - basically towards focusing on movements that

What are some of the best fitness resources to keep up-to date with the fitness industry?

Honestly it would depend on what you mean by the 'fitness industry'?Do you mean the business side of the industry? Then you might want to check out resources from IHRSA. Like how many health clubs are there in North America? How many members? How much money the

What are some of the hottest startups in Health and Fitness industry?

Seems like many of the answers are related to personal training social media sites,software and the like.Lest we not forget that a personal training business is by far one of the "hottest' most viable businesses.  There is hardly any start up cost involved with the exception of your certification cost, which is less than $1,000. 

What are some of the scam in fitness industry or personal training?

So nice question you did my friend. The scam in fitness industry is telling people that you can achieve your fitness goal naturall and sell them steroids personally.I mean everybody's body is different and anyone can achieve goals naturally but I have seen lots of

What are the startup possibilities in the fitness industry in India?

Fitness industry in India is at the cusp of exponential growth. A highly fragmented and unorganized industry, it has immense growth potential in India. This can be corroborated from the fact that there are a lot of emerging players in the fitness space, either as pure-play listing sites or transactional platforms

What are the various career options in the fitness industry?

There are a bunch of options, some of which are more lucrative and obviously harder to attain:Personal Trainer - easy to get certified, low barrier to entryStrength and Conditioning Coach - One of the harder certifications to get, minimal job opportunities with college and pro teamsNutrition Coach - The rules for giving nutrition plans vary from state

What are the various ways someone can start-up a business in the fitness industry in India?

Depends on what is the nature of the "business" you want to set up. For e.g., you can join a gym as a personal trainer (assuming you have proper certification, etc.), build your clientele and then freelance. Once you have enough credibility and wide client base, you can start

What does the fitness industry lack in their programs?

Specificity.One of the major problems that most workout programs don't take in account is: everyone is different.What works for me will not necessarily work for you as well, and vice versa.You need to take in consideration age, training experience, body types etc. to make the most optimal program.If my answer

What does the future of the fitness industry look like?

Maybe a little wishful thinking here, but my hope is that personal training takes a significant drop in average price as more people realize that the knowledge and credentials of trainers is less relevant than the accountability and structure that having a second person involved in your training creates.For high level athletics

What has Planet Fitness achieved on the health club industry?

Planet Fitness achieved largeness in the competitive health club industry. They did it by cultivating an image of a gym that is welcoming to people who have never worked out, and gives them a "commitment free" membership choices as low as $10 per month. People that are way out

What is the fitness industry missing (what do all or most gyms not supply)?

Individuality is what The Fitness Industry lacks most. Because it comes out of the Science there is a positivist impulse to create a one size fits all approach when in fact each persons body is very different. I know for a fact that what works for me in training may not work for someone

What is your favorite thing about the fitness industry?

Realistically, a person can throw on any old t-shirt, shorts, and sneakers, and workout. After all, the idea is to get kinda sweaty, but the fitness industry has sold people on the idea that they have to show off how fit they are in

What misleads the public the most in the fitness industry?

One should understand that fitness is fitness. It has noting to do with baseless comparison with others and create wanting desire of be look like someone else. No two people doing same workout for a year and following same diet and routine will have same body. Each have its own.Six

What negative influence has Instagram had on the fitness industry?

Surely, you can imagine instagram as a social media platform urges competition. This gives people a mindset of

What positive influence has Instagram had on the fitness industry?

The internet revolution catapulted public health consciousness to unprecedented heights, but social media, and Instagram especially, is directly responsible for making fitness

What startup models have high traction in the fitness industry?

Brands like Crossfit, Zumba, CorePower do an excellent job selling lifestyle + convenience. There is still a lot of room in lifestyle fitness if the approach feels unique and has a strong narrative behind it.In terms of a product - most studio / gym management software leaves a lot to be desired. A solid, SaaS solution providing locations

What turns you off about the fitness industry?

I'm probably going to get some hate for this as I'm currently overweight but I do try to be pretty healthy and I've done a lot of my own research (and writing). There are a lot of things wrong with the fitness industry as I see it.I

What types of trainers are there in the fitness industry?

If by trainer you mean personal trainers, then I can offer some insight.If you mean type as in discipline they teach, there is a trainer for any thing you can imagine or need.If your meaning is level of experience and skill, there is a wide range. There are some incredible trainers out there. Most

Where does the future lie for physical activity and by extension, the fitness industry?

To answer this, we need to look at what fitness is. It's how we improve our health, and our physical attributes and skills. In the short term, we'll continue getting better training regimens, diets and, if needs be, steroids. Beyond this, I think our fundamental approach to fitness will change.Our bodies, and all life for that matter, are a

Who are the top influencers in the fitness industry?

Some great influencers in fitness industry are:Tiong Jia EnNo. of followers: 70.9kTiong Jia En is a mini-celebrity in her own right. She was the 1st runner-up of the Miss Universe Singapore 2018 and a rhythm cycling instructor. This strong woman comes from

Why do you love working in the fitness industry?

A2ABecause its fun for me. I have enjoyed weightlifting and running for many years. I have learned different ways of exercise and how those ways have affected my body. I have seen my body respond both positively and negatively to various training

Why somebody should choose fitness industry?

I would not choose to say about anybody else or what someone should or should not do.What I can tell you is why I chose to be in this industry and why I hate this very word

Can I make it in the fitness industry?

Best ways to guarantee success:Become a Physical Therapist. That will give you 10x more respect than just a personal trainer certification.Find a mentor. Somebody close to where you live is making a great living as a trainer. Offer to assist them in any way possible and learn the ropes

Do you think the fitness industry is getting out of hand or changing lives for the better?

Little bit of both.I finished my bachelor degree in sports science 4 years ago and when I stared working as a personal trainer I've noticed a lot of dark sides of this business.Fitness is needed and people should take part in any kind of sport or leisure activities for better life quality. How to get

How to use my degree to get into the fitness industry

Just do it. The fitness industry is fairly easy to break into. Most gyms and programs like CrossFit offer some sort of training or certification program for the their personal trainers and exercise instructors. They're usually just looking for people with the passion

How to get into fitness industry

Please, if you are considering becoming a trainer, do the work to get a GOOD certification, not an open-book test, online, just-pay-us-some-money sheet of paper.You want a nationally accredited certification that uses a PROCTORED exam.  Look into ACSM, NSCA,

How to promote http://www.fitnessngyms.com, an online marketplace for gyms (Zomato of fitness industry) and LinkedIn for fitness professionals? Are there any great ideas

A lot of people (certainly Indian people) loves the idea of going out with family and/or friends, eating and drinking. They really do not care how much money they would be spending when they are having a good time for themselves. Zomato made perfect business sense

What are dirty secrets of fitness industry?

Fitness is directly connected to our body so no one had the right to cheat any one because it comes on person whole life . The darkest side of fitness industry is that sometimes or most of the times they try to cheat by

What are some problems in the Health & Fitness industry that can be solved with Blockchain?

The health and fitness industry could benefit from more transparency. Many health products marketed will logically be much less healthy than locally grown produce, for example. How many processed, packaged and shrink-wrapped food products, for example, are actually be marketed

What are the hidden truths about the fitness industry?

Most people who join a gym don't get results.Corporate gyms love members who don't attend - it's less wear and tear on equipment which means less maintenance. It also means the gym floor is not as busy during peak hours so they can sell more memberships.A lot of the quick fix

What dark secret do you wish people knew about physical fitness industry?

1)The people who work at the gym are watching you and they talk about you a lot! If you are that girl/guy who is always looking at your butt in the mirror don't be surprised if you have a nickname and a reputation with the employees.2) they want you to come to the gym,