certified personal trainers earning $53,000?

Sounds high.

As the American waistline continues its spread, fitness is shaping up as one of the hottest careers of this tepid economic recovery.

Employment of fitness trainers and instructors is expected to grow by a brisk 24 percent in the decade to 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics …

Despite the shaky economy, health club membership is up more than 10 percent over the past three years, according to IHRSA, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association. …

Bryan said the average salary for a certified personal trainer is about $53,000 and rising. A high school diploma is sufficient to begin a career in fitness, he added, although more than two-thirds of professionals have college degrees. …

FOX – Obesity epidemic propels fitness as career

Of course children’s fitness training is critical.

“… nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese …”.

(via gymfinity)

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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