November 27, 2014

9 Cool Exercise and Fitness Jobs

When was the last time you did a bit of exercise? Do you sport a fitness band like FitBit or Jawbone that syncs your activity to your smartphone? Do you wish you could eat healthier, be in better physical condition, and boost your personal fitness? Everybody does.

In every town, city, and even on cruise ships there is a fitness craze. People want to be in shape. Sure, it’s hard to devote an hour a day to focus on exercise, but it’s important to do. There are so many fitness options – Zumba, Yoga, Rock Climbing, Running, Spin Class, Pilates, Crossfit, and plenty of others. Your bound to find one that you enjoy. Gyms, studios, and health centers are popping up all over the place. And that means lots of exercise and fitness jobs near you.

Learn more about exercise and fitness jobs.

Did you know that the global health club industry brings in $78.17 billion per year? The US accounts for $22.4 billion per year. There are 165,000 health and fitness clubs in the world. Over 138 million people regularly try to get fit and the client base is growing. Wow! What an opportunity.

Maybe it’s time to get involved in this niche. There are so many cool jobs related to exercise and fitness. Why not research some of these cool exercise and fitness jobs?

  1. Instructor (Yoga, Climbing, Zumba, Pilates, and the list goes on!)
  2. Dietician
  3. Nutritionist
  4. Exercise Physiologist
  5. Personal Trainer
  6. Weight Loss Coach
  7. Conditioning Coach
  8. Physical Education Teacher
  9. Sports Coach

Fitness appeals to people of all ages – from kids to senior citizens. Plus, there are so many different ways to focus on this niche – diet, cardiovascular, strength building, flexibility, weight loss, sports. As an exercise and fitness professional you might coach kids, design workouts, provide encouragement, assist with weights and machines, focus on exercise, or any number of things. Maybe you’ll even start your own fitness TV show! It’s amazing how many options there are. What niche would you want to pursue?

Find your niche and then seek out an exercise and fitness job. Not only are there plenty of opportunities, your job keeps you in shape! A healthy lifestyle is a pretty awesome job perk.

The JobMonkey Job Board is a fantastic place to start your exercise and fitness jobs search. You may also want to research companies like Lifetime Fitness or HealthFitness. Good luck!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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