Top Fitness Trainer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Fitness Trainer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Fitness Trainer resumes they appeared on. For example, 24.1% of Fitness Trainer resumes contained Fitness Assessments as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Fitness Trainer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Fitness Trainer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Fitness Assessments

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Here's how Fitness Assessments is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Supervised personnel and reviewed work performance and annual personal fitness assessments to meet United States Marine Corps requirements.
  • Performed fitness assessments including body fat composition, strength, flexibility and cardiovascular functions.
  • Developed personalized training programs & nutritional plans based on individualized fitness assessments.
  • Arrange fitness assessments to evaluate their ability and limitations.
  • Completed individual comprehensive fitness assessments and weekly reports.
  • Conducted fitness assessments and designed personalized exercise programs.
  • Administer fitness assessments for exercise prescription.
  • Perform new member orientations/fitness assessments.
  • Motivated clients by updating fitness assessments: weight, body fat index and measurements to progressing toward their goals.
  • Performed fitness assessments, lead family workout sessions and over saw that members had appropriate tools for exercise modifications.
  • Assess clients, perform fitness assessments, prescribe exercise programs, instruct and guide clients as needed.
  • Conduct fitness assessments and demonstrate proper lifting technique and correct exercise technique when needed.
  • Performed fitness assessments and nutritional analysis to allow clients to view their progress.
  • Perform fitness assessments, weigh and measures, sign members up.
  • Conduct fitness assessments and instruct clients on proper exercise techniques.
  • Provide information, tours and fitness assessments to potential members.
  • Measure their client's strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessments.
  • Conducted fitness assessments every six weeks to check progress.
  • Explained ways to measure exercise intensity for the best results Completed individual comprehensive fitness assessments.
  • Administered fitness assessments, and designed individual goal-oriented exercise programs.

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2. Weight Loss

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Here's how Weight Loss is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Designed customized nutritional plans, exercise regimens, rehabilitation therapy and weight loss programs.
  • Assessed new and existing clients, gave nutritional lectures, offered advice to clients about weight loss, strengthening and stretching.
  • Develop fitness programs for weight loss, general fitness, athletes and alpine skiers, resulting in referrals by existing clients.
  • Established a culture for excellence and results while spearheading weight loss initiatives within the active and geriatric populations in Metro Atlanta.
  • Assisted clients in achieving personal health goals including weight loss, improved diet and commitment to a positive exercise regimen.
  • Helped relieve back pain, hip pain, knee pain for clients during their intense weight loss training program.
  • Developed personalized exercise programs designed for client weight loss, increased strength, and overall functional fitness.
  • Specialized in body sculpting, weight loss, body conditioning, and improvement with strength and stability.
  • Create a workout/nutrition plan for individuals on the weight loss program that would be easy to follow.
  • Created, and implemented weight loss, nutrition, and fitness plans for a variety of clients.
  • Lead and administrative organization of the boot camps, weight loss, and other fitness programs.
  • Design goal specific programs for muscle gain, weight loss, and sports performance 2.
  • Specialized in weight loss, sports specific training, and rehabilitation to prevent injury.
  • Client-focused personal trainer particularly talented in the areas of strength conditioning and weight loss.
  • Provide training and confidential instruction for individuals seeking weight loss and weight gain programs.
  • Consulted with members weekly to review weight loss progress and adjust food plan.
  • Create fitness and weight loss programs for financial executives and legal partners.
  • Created weight loss plans for soldiers to pass Height and Weight.
  • Conducted fitness assessments, and set fitness and weight loss goals.
  • Coach people in weight loss, teach essential skills.

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3. Gym Equipment

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Here's how Gym Equipment is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Develop training programs and provide education that ensures all members have the ability to utilize gym equipment safely and effectively
  • Assist members in effectively utilizing all gym equipment.
  • Evaluated gym equipment according to safety guidelines in compliance with Mass Appeal Family Fitness and Nissan Motor Company.
  • Trained clients on gym equipment and helped with their daily nutrition plan to reach their personal goals.
  • Maximize exercise efficiency and teach clients how to properly perform exercises and the use of gym equipment.
  • Established an effective floor plan for gym equipment to reduce congestion and improve customer experience.
  • Conducted individual and small group orientations to teach clients how to use the gym equipment.
  • Maintained gym equipment in good working condition, and improved gym layout by arranging equipment.
  • Clean and service gym equipment, rest room, and other essential facility equipment.
  • Cleaned, monitored and adjusted gym equipment for safety of users.
  • Showed members how to use gym equipment properly.
  • Teach and demonstrate the use of gym equipment.
  • Ensured gym equipment was in good order.
  • Coached members on appropriate gym equipment.
  • Monitor the use of gym equipment.
  • Provided members with information regarding nutrition and diet plans Maintaining gym equipment and ensuring it is safe to use.
  • Train new employees to use our software and member services properly Skills Used Accounting and billing, gym equipment maintenance, sales
  • Excel spread sheets Instructed CURVES Center members in safe and effective use of gym equipment Promoted CURVES nutritional meal plans and products

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4. Strength Training

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Here's how Strength Training is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Create personalized fitness programs including strength training and cardiovascular components to assist clients with achieving their health and fitness goals.
  • Monitored and instructed new clients regarding safe and effective use of strength training, cardiovascular and flexibility equipment.
  • Led and supervised an eight week group program based on nutrition, strength training and interval training.
  • Conceptualized, designed and implemented strength training programs to fit individual needs and goals of each client.
  • Designed and implemented nutrition and strength training programs to fit the individual needs of my clients.
  • Specialize in weight loss and strength training in group and one on one training sessions.
  • Observe, learn, and assist with athlete and general population performance and strength training
  • Developed strength training programs for students, athletes, faculty, or staff.
  • Educate clients in principles of nutrition, strength training, and aerobic exercise.
  • Implement a 6-week strength training program to an older adult.
  • Developed a strength training program for seniors.
  • Managed strength training and conditioning programs.
  • Designed aerobic and strength training programs.
  • Led and organized seminars demonstrating the latest industry techniques and modifications in cardio and strength training.
  • Managed daily operations and supervised strength training, cardio fitness, and weight spotting.
  • Monitor strength training and cardiovascular areas to facilitate compliance with YMCA policies and procedures.

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5. Physical Fitness

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Here's how Physical Fitness is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Advised and treated athletes to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition.
  • Assisted patrons with general knowledge of proper physical fitness and enforced facility policies.
  • Applied awareness of physical fitness to operate around various disabilities and personal obstacles.
  • Managed bi-annual physical fitness assessment of 234 personnel.
  • Promoted healthy living and alternative physical fitness.
  • Assisted several clients in a home and gym setting regarding physical fitness, training, proper muscular/tendon growth and prevention.
  • Led the training staff in all aspects concerning physical fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle counseling for clients.
  • Coach gym clientele the fundamentals of physical fitness and aid in the pursuit of their personal goals.
  • Designed programs and taught the aspects of physical fitness to clients and members of the gym.
  • Evaluated and helped athletes recovery from injury, avoid injury, and maintain peak physical fitness.
  • Certified Fitness Instructor-ran a physical fitness program for children 6 to 16 years of age.
  • Managed various physical fitness training programs, for several organizations of 500 to 800 soldiers.
  • Applied knowledge of physical fitness to assist clients with various physical goals and needs.
  • Collected data from each unit and analyzed where their physical fitness needed to improve.
  • Evaluate clients physical fitness and tailor fitness programs geared to needs and goals.
  • Helped with physical fitness moral of all 300 Sailors of Naval Station Norfolk.
  • Designed strength and conditioning programs to assist players with their physical fitness goals.
  • Work with the clients on their physical fitness and health issues.
  • Maintained the highest individual physical fitness standard of the whole company.
  • Evaluate client physical fitness and kept track of their progress.

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6. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Provided superior customer service and specific technical support through excellence in product knowledge.
  • Maintained a positive work ethic and commitment to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Exhibit excellent customer service by effectively assessing fitness and nutrition needs.
  • Managed contract sales through exceptional customer service and superior office management.
  • Assisted customers in meeting fitness needs-Merchandised new product-Provided outstanding customer service
  • Maintain efficiency of club and deliver positive customer service.
  • Demonstrated effective customer service to ensure sales.
  • Trained and mentored new trainers in customer service, club standards and proper exercise instruction of clients when needed.
  • Received multiple testimonials based on quality instruction and stellar customer service that insured a high level of repeat clients.
  • Improved member fitness techniques by providing coaching tips and handling customer service inquiries on gym floor.
  • Experience with corporate personal fitness training including POS, client retention, and customer service.
  • Performed outreach to develop new clients and front of the house customer service/retail duties.
  • Offer quality customer service in teaching and guiding members how to use exercise equipment.
  • Provided customer service through tours, sales, account management and scheduling of appointments.
  • Created monthly team activities to market personal training with a customer service focus.
  • Provided excellent customer service by keeping fitness areas clean and free of clutter.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers and exceed company warranty sales goals.
  • Answer questions, solve conflicts, customer service and deal with difficult members.
  • Tour Fitness facility with future clients and provide customer service to members.
  • Worked with team members to sell memberships and maintain customer service standards.

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7. Suitable Training Programs

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Here's how Suitable Training Programs is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Implemented special requirements by developing suitable training programs, which evaluated an individual's abilities, needs, and physical conditions.
  • Developed suitable training programs based on clients' skills, fitness levels and special requirements.
  • Developed suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.
  • Evaluated individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions, developing suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.
  • Evaluated abilities of clients to determine suitable training programs.
  • Evaluate individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develop suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.

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8. Membership Sales

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Here's how Membership Sales is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Promote health club through membership sales, and record client information and results.
  • Provided front of house support through membership sales and event booking.
  • Promote facility through membership sales, and record member information.
  • Promoted and maintained membership sales and health product sales.
  • Implemented and managed an entirely new membership sales process.
  • Performed new membership sales and renewals for center.
  • Managed accounts, membership sales and training.
  • Promoted health club through membership sales.
  • Designed fitness programs, secured and maintained personal training clients Assisted with membership sales and trained Rochester area new hires
  • Provide reports and execute a call-back program to provide seasonal membership discounts Membership sales.
  • Performed fitness assessments and designed exercise programs for all populations Monitored the workout floor and maintained equipment Assisted in membership sales
  • Lead fitness training classes for membersCreate invididualized routines for membersFront desk operations including membership sales, tours, info calls, cleaning
  • Generated Membership sales,Porter,cashier,Front desk clerk,Juice Bar,Personal Trainer.

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9. New Members

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Here's how New Members is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Conducted fitness orientations for new members which included developing personal fitness assessments and personalized exercise routines.
  • Conducted fitness orientations for new members to familiarize them with exercise equipment.
  • Oversee 3 employees Develop Strategies for new Members and markets Conduct fitness training for age groups ranging from 5 to 75.
  • Toured new members to the facility and familiarized them to the equipment, products and services the gym had to offer.
  • Acted as a liaison between the fitness area and the registration desk for new members or those with questions or concerns.
  • Assist with front desk management and duties greeting, checking clients in, and signing up new members to join.
  • Coordinated new members with our workout procedures and promoting memberships that resulted in a business increase and many satisfied customers.
  • Trained New Members on Proper Use of the Equipment and followed all Members progress and answered any of their concerns.
  • Greeted guests, provide tours of the facility and equipment, registered new members, assigned trainer by request.
  • Conducted orientations for new members Tracked class attendance and monitored class size to gauge the effectiveness of promotions.
  • Answer phone, greet customers, advise prospective clients on the benefits of membership and enroll new members.
  • Support the front desk staff by assisting with member check ins, club tours, and new memberships.
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the Wellness Management Team; brainstorm to develop new programs for new members.
  • Greeted guests, provided new members with informative tours, facilitated sales, and maintained equipment.
  • Set up programs for new members; support current members with fitness programs; maintain equipment.
  • Collaborated with sales staff to create an ideal health and fitness experience for new members.
  • Developed advertising and promotional events as well as bringing new members into the program.
  • Generated leads, scheduled guest appointments, gave tours, and sold new memberships.
  • Provided instruction for new members on how to safely use all fitness equipment.
  • Orientated new members on the rules, policies and procedures of the facility.

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10. Weight Training

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Here's how Weight Training is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Instructed and demonstrated various exercise tips and weight training techniques, designed to build a more muscular physique.
  • Led NCAA Division I basketball and football Student Athletes through rigorous sports performance drills and weight training sessions.
  • Organized and supervised a program which consisted of weight training, basketball therapy, and boxing training.
  • Enjoy reading books on business, nutrition, weight training, bodybuilding, and strength ball training.
  • Educated members on proper diet, on weight training techniques, and on muscle recovery.
  • Worked with athletes on sports specific weight training movements to help increase their performance for
  • Provided general fitness training in the form of calisthenics and body weight training.
  • Assisted mature adults with weight training programs by providing detailed instructions.
  • Provide instruction on strength training equipment and proper weight training techniques.
  • Created programs for weight training purposes -Direct supervision of training for clients Activities/Volunteer Experiences
  • Administered weight training, exercise techniques, and fitness Instructed students to properly use gym equipment and enforced gym safety
  • Trained students, staff, and faculty in the proper techniques of weight training and cardio vascular activity.
  • Instructed clients in plyometric training, body weight training and endurance training.
  • Provide proper techniques for weight training Provide a specialized workout/meal plan Monitor individuals progress and document/adjust as needed.
  • Specialized body weight training version of "TRX".

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11. Workout Programs

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Here's how Workout Programs is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Developed individualized workout programs per clients goals and objectives.
  • Designed customized workout programs and trained members.
  • Design and direct individually tailored workout programs to meet the client's personal needs and goals.
  • Created workout programs outside of our training sessions to promote their fitness goals.
  • Implemented safe and effective workout programs for clients of all ages.
  • Conduct fitness assessments and design member specific workout programs.
  • Motivate clients to be consistent with workout programs.
  • Developed workout programs for specific client needs.
  • Planned workout programs for club members.
  • Ensured members received proper physical training and assist with physical training requirements Created high intensity workout programs for the entire unit
  • Advised Anthem employees on workout programs and exercises Maintained workout facility and accurate enrollment records
  • Performed fitness assessments & developed workout programs for firefighters in Conway, SC Helped firefighters train and prepare for PT test
  • help client to reach their goal(s), creating workout programs.
  • Trained tennis athletes Designed successful workout programs Organized sessions that motivated individuals and groups to reach their highest level of achievement
  • Managed clientele fitness programs Handled and led strength and conditioning workout programs Assessed client capabilities to develop personalized workout routines
  • Develop workout programs Organize class structure Train and motivate class students

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12. Personal Training Sessions

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Here's how Personal Training Sessions is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Created and implemented customized work out plans through fitness assessments and personal training sessions
  • Customized personal training sessions for individual clientele.
  • Experience in leading group fitness classes and exercises as well as personal training sessions.
  • Provide stand in support for overbooked personal training sessions and youth group classes.
  • Provided one on one personal training sessions in own private fitness studio.
  • Create and deliver personal training sessions that motivate and positively affect clients.
  • Conduct and provide fitness assessments and personal training sessions.
  • Schedule and conduct personal training sessions for members.
  • Design and execute personal training sessions.

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13. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Conducted group training classes in English and Spanish for new clients as well as one on one.
  • Completed assessments for new clients and existing members, created and implemented training and nutrition schedules.
  • Instructed and demonstrated fitness and exercise plans to all new clients and current clients.
  • Market and promote personal training services to recruit new clients.
  • Perform consultations and introduction sessions for new clients.
  • Market and recruit new clients for training.
  • Provided new clients with tours of facility.
  • Implemented training course for new clients.
  • Trained over six hundred new clients.
  • Acquire new clients Generate referral/repeat business
  • Get new clients; run all aspects of the business Attend continuing education course work to remain current with ACSM standards
  • Increased revenue by 50% through networking new clients and selling highest program packages.

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14. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Front Desk customer service representative- Handled any customer questions or concerns.
  • Front desk answer phone, take payments, enroll new customers, cleaning, giving tours of the facility answering guests questions
  • Trained on Front Desk; taking payments, collection of past due amount and selling the gym and all merchandise.
  • Front desk customer service such as account adjustment, member profiles, member sign ups, merchandise ordering.
  • Provided exercise programming and instruction for clients, and also performed front desk duties, and housekeeping.
  • Front desk, check in, greet, and handle any membership related paperwork or follow up.
  • Maintained cleanliness in workout facility: floors, restrooms, equipment and front desk area.
  • Front Desk service such as, answering phones, E-mails, cleaning facility and paperwork.
  • Started as Member Services Front Desk handling info calls, tours, and sign ups.
  • Assist front desk staff with checking in members as well as occasional housekeeping and restocking.
  • Served as a front desk greeter for guest services, security and registration.
  • Worked part-time at the front desk and with clients of the Fitness Center
  • Learned and developed customer service and front desk skills.
  • Help with daily administrative tasks and front desk duties
  • Front desk: greet and check-in members.
  • Managed the front desk when required.
  • Provide front desk support when needed.
  • Coordinate and maintain front desk.
  • Greet Patrons - Meet & Assist The Public At The Front Desk.
  • Front desk work- answer phone calls, sign people up, give tours

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15. Group Training

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Here's how Group Training is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Organized and executed group training classes as well as assisted hiring and training of other group instructors.
  • Educated patrons that wanted a healthy lifestyle as well as, conducting personal and group training sessions.
  • Led a small group training class of Seniors with an emphasis on balance, flexibility and toning
  • Conducted women's boot camp, Kettle Bell-, circuit-, and group training.
  • Offer alternatives during group training classes to accommodate all varying levels of fitness expertise.
  • Designed new group training models designed to achieve customer satisfaction and increase revenue.
  • Conduct small group training sessions catered to all levels of fitness.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group training sessions 60-minutes in length.
  • Conduct private, semi-private & group training sessions.
  • Developed various group training classes for wellness corporation.
  • Trained several members at once in group training
  • Organized and performed group training sessions.
  • Provided individual and group training.
  • Supervised one on one training sessions and group training sessions, provide nutritional guidelines and body composition measurements for clients.

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16. Proper Form

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Here's how Proper Form is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Train athletes instructing proper form and movements in structural and mono-structural type of fitness movements
  • Lead group CrossFit and spin classes while providing one-on-one attention to ensure clients are executing proper form.
  • Monitor, assist, and coach seniors to ensure proper form used during exercise.
  • Demonstrated proper form, educated clients on musculature development and gave feedback on performance.
  • Assisted and instructed all patrons with proper form and safety while using equipment.
  • Assist and teach people how to use machines with proper form and technique.
  • Trained members on circuit equipment to ensure proper form and use of equipment.
  • Instructed club members on proper form and technique with exercise equipment.
  • Observe participants for proper form and technique to improve skill performance.
  • Advise individuals on proper form and methods, technique maximizing results.
  • Train and teach clients proper form and new workouts.
  • Introduce new exercise procedures and proper form to client.
  • Instruct exercises using proper form with clients.
  • Instructed on proper form for maximal benefit.
  • Ensured proper form and pre-habilitation.
  • Demonstrated the proper form of using equipment for maximal efficiency of exercises and avoid injuries.
  • Teach proper form and technic of or all exercises and watch and critic them.
  • Assist in the workouts and training regiments Help clients to workout with proper form

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17. Proper USE

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Here's how Proper USE is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Demonstrate proper exercise movement/form and proper use of workout equipment.
  • Trained new staff on the proper use of strength training equipment and how to design strength training programs for members.
  • Assisted and helped members with machines and other gym equipment on proper use and set up.
  • Instructed clients in proper use of equipment in accordance with club safety rules and regulations.
  • Assisted students, faculty and staff in the proper use of equipment and personal training.
  • Greet and acknowledge all members and offer information on proper use of exercise equipment.
  • Instructed members in the proper use of cardiovascular and strength training exercise equipment.
  • Trained new users and guests on the proper use of exercise equipment.
  • Instruct clients on the proper use and safety of exercise equipment.
  • Train with safety procedures and proper use of equipment and form.
  • Assist members with proper use of exercise equipment around the gym.
  • Assist individuals on the proper use of all fitness equipment.
  • Demonstrate and/or assist customers with the proper use of equipment.
  • Coached women on proper use of strength training equipment.
  • Enforce safety and proper use of exercise equipment.
  • Demonstrated the proper use of equipment.
  • Performed body fat analysis, counseled client on proper use of fitness equipment and proper form of exercises and weight lifting.
  • Instructed retired female on proper use of weight machines and fitness equipment and gave recommendations for a fitness r gimen.
  • Assisted clients in the proper use of fitness machines and free weights Provided dietary advice
  • Generated and retained membership Educated members on effective fitness programs to achieve desired goals Supervised exercise floor and proper use of equipment

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18. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Monitored blood pressure and completed body fat / composition evaluations.
  • Developed proficiency in blood pressure and fitness assessments.
  • Gained proficiency in taking accurate blood pressure and sharing with them the significance of the numbers.
  • Conducted different assessments for clients including body mass index, blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Take and record pulse and blood pressure before, during or after exercise sessions.
  • Monitored blood pressures, performed fitness assessments and exercise prescription for older adults.
  • Assess clients resting vitals, such as heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Performed fitness orientations, blood pressure readings, and body fat compositions.
  • Conducted Body Mass Index Analysis and Blood Pressure measurements.
  • Designed exercise regimen addressing any contraindications such as high blood pressure, arthritis, musculoskeletalinjuries, and diabetes.
  • Administered fitness assessments, which included the seven point skin-fold body fat measurements, blood pressure and treadmill tests.
  • Developed Blood Pressure Assessment Skills Created and Led Age Appropriate warm ups and Specialty Classes Ages 40-80
  • Performed skinfold, blood pressure, and heart rate tests.
  • Helped them get off of blood pressure, cholesterol, & other medications Skills Used Professionalism.

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19. Train Clients

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Here's how Train Clients is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Train clients, oversee a wellness program of 3,500 active clients to meet their health and fitness goals.
  • Perform fitness assessments and personal train clients of all ages and fitness levels including high school athletes.
  • Train clients in fitness and make sure they perform each move with proper form and timing.
  • Coach, motivate and train clients to modify their routines according to their ability levels.
  • Instruct various fitness classes and train clients on correct position and form to ensure safety.
  • Train clients with proper form and posture; teach exercise techniques suited for individual goals.
  • Plan fitness programs and train clients according to their goals and fitness levels.
  • Train clients in Fitness workouts to help them reach their own ultimate goals.
  • Train clients on proper techniques on gym equipment, and general exercises.
  • Train Clients on Equipment, daily logging of clients progress, Administration
  • Train clients In all aspects of physical fitness and weight training.
  • Coach and train clients individually as well as in groups.
  • Put together fitness programs and train clients*Front desk duties *Clean machines
  • Train clients and coordinate fitness routine and nutritional programs.
  • Train clients and monitor client's goals and achievements.
  • Train clients 1-on-1 based on their fitness goals.
  • Teach group fitness classes and personal train clients.
  • Train clients individually and in group settings.
  • Train clients with weight lost, weight training, cardio, stretching and assist with their nutritional habits.
  • Train clients in strength and cardiovascular fitness Encourage healthy eating patterns through nutritional awareness and education Trained corporate clients at their office

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20. Healthy Lifestyle Changes

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Here's how Healthy Lifestyle Changes is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Advise individuals interested in adopting healthy lifestyle changes including fitness & nutrition related wellness factors as well as disease prevention.
  • Delivered individual training that motivated clients toward healthy lifestyle changes and achievement of fitness goals.
  • Owned and operated Olive Branch Catering which provided personal chef services with an emphasis on healthy lifestyle changes and nutrition.
  • Direct, manage, and evaluate corporate wellness initiatives to encourage employees to make permanent healthy lifestyle changes.
  • Provided motivation and leadership to clients seeking to make healthy lifestyle changes.
  • Assist members in making healthy lifestyle changes.

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21. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Certified Health Promotion Director-Cooper Institute Certified in CPR-Cooper Institute Certified Event Planner-Correlations Professional Training Development
  • Earned CPR/Basic Life Support certification.
  • Organized outside Member events such as CPR Classes, Bowling Parties, and Charitable Fund Raisers.
  • Received my CPR and basic first aid certifications, took courses in child development.
  • Certified through Red Cross for CPR and AED equipment use.
  • Certified First Aid, CPR, and Oxygen
  • Dedicate personal time to learning new "routines"; and maintenance of CPR certification.

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22. Diet Plans

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Here's how Diet Plans is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Develop personal exercise and diet plans
  • Use Nutritionist skills for diet plans that would help lose weight or gain muscle mass depending on clients needs.
  • Personalized workout plans and diet plans/ trained athletes in group sessions/ trained individual clients to meet their fitness goals
  • Put together customized diet plans based on an individual's personal goals.
  • Created nutritional diet plans and fitness goals for each member.
  • Set up diet plans using BMI rate and diet software.
  • Created workout routines and diet plans for patrons
  • Analyze diet plans, coaching.
  • Designed workouts, diet plans, other training sessions, as well as focused on specific problems (i.e.
  • Customize Diet Plans Personal Training One on One Phone Consultations Phone Counseling Progress Weigh Ins Progress Photos

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23. Physical Condition

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Here's how Physical Condition is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Evaluated the physical condition of professional and amateur athletes.
  • Perform diagnostic evaluations to determine level of physical condition.
  • Collect and record canine information such as weight, size, physical condition and, treatments received.
  • Evaluated physical condition of customers and advise routine and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles.
  • Evaluated individuals' abilities, and physical conditions, and developed training programs.
  • Evaluated the physical condition of new and existing training clients.
  • Evaluated individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions.
  • Evaluated the physical condition of staff and students with disabilities.

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24. Program Design

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Here's how Program Design is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Developed detailed program design for each customer.
  • Performed a vast number of V02 max testing, functional movement assessments, cardiovascular and resistance training program design.
  • Offer consultations which assess an individual's goals, strengths, weaknesses, and allow for program design.
  • Teach and guide clients through a customized program designed to meet all of their individual health and fitness goals
  • Job Responsibilities: Assess, Train and develop new program design designs for physical therapy patients post-rehab.
  • Conduct Program designs specific for clients upon appointments (Up to 5 clients per session).
  • Lead program design classes of up to 5 people, multiple times a day.
  • Conducted fitness assessment testing based on the 5 components of exercise program design.
  • Involved with program design and personal training of a wide variety of clients.
  • Administer assessments, program design, nutrition, and coaching techniques 3.
  • Executed individual fitness program design in a safe and effective way.
  • Offered my expertise with program design and nutritional advice.
  • Conduct consultation interviews with members for program design.
  • Certified fitness trainer * Client fitness program design * Customer relations

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25. Motivate Clients

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Here's how Motivate Clients is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Design customized one-on-one training programs and help motivate clients to exercise.
  • Guide and motivate clients of all ages in safe exercises, keeping in mind any physical limitations that they may have.
  • Educate and motivate clients to make health and fitness a part of their daily lives!
  • Help motivate clients to achieve their fitness goals and improved their self-esteem.
  • Motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients.
  • Motivate clients and keep them accountable to reach their maximum results.
  • Motivate clients into adopting an all around fitness lifestyle.
  • Motivate clients to reach and surpass their own expectations.
  • Motivate clients to continue participation in training.
  • Motivate clients to conduct High Intensity Training utilizing kickboxing and other callisthenic exercises.
  • Motivate clients to have a healthy active lifestyle through positive reinforcement.
  • Instructed weekly rigorous boot camps involving circuit, supersets and interval training to motivate clients to adhere to their fitness objectives.
  • Position requires great knowledge of musculoskeletal system, and ability to teach and motivate clients.

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26. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Train staff in self-defense awareness for safety procedures
  • Explained principles and safety procedures of facility activities to participants and demonstrated use of material and equipment.
  • Demonstrate proper gym etiquette and safety procedures on machines.

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27. Pilates

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Here's how Pilates is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Teach Mat Pilates and sub for various strength, stretch, and bootcamp classes.
  • Lead safe and effective group exercise classes in cardio-kickboxing, Pilates, strength training, Step, and dance aerobics.
  • Experience includes certifications in group exercise through AFAA and Health Directions, BodyPump certification, Pilates certification and Personal Trainer certification.
  • Teach Private or group Pilates/Barre/Circuit instruction and program design for specific fitness levels.
  • Created and facilitated 60-minute Pilates exercise class
  • Certified Pilates and Kickboxing instructor.

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28. Body Composition

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Here's how Body Composition is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Perform fitness assessments, body composition, and cardio respiratory assessments.
  • Assessed clients' overallphysical health with body composition scale measurements.
  • Assess client's fitness levels, body composition, motivation Design and monitor appropriate exercise programs
  • Conducted tness assessments, body composition tests, and implemented custom-designed exercise plans Performed equipment maintenance Demonstrated positive and energetic disposition
  • Personalized fitness training *Body Composition measurements *Fitness evaluations
  • Followed strict policy and procedures with their requirements; Body Composition Assessments and instructional requirements for physical fitness assessments.

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29. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Exercise Program Design for regular population and especial needs.
  • Provide personalized exercise prescriptions and fitness leadership for apparently healthy individuals and individuals with special needs.
  • Developed a program for Special Needs teenagers that focused on increasing body awareness and social engagement
  • Developed individualized programs for clients with special needs including injury rehabilitation and weight management.
  • Designed and implemented a physical education program for special needs students.
  • Provided individualized exercise programming for participants with special needs.

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30. Client Relationships

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Here's how Client Relationships is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Managed a caseload of motivated individuals dedicated to results, engendering strong client relationships.
  • Developed client relationships that fostered repeat business for the company.
  • Achieved and maintained 20 successful client relationships as an entrepreneur.
  • Build and nurture client relationships.
  • Create and execute content for Facebook and Instagram to acquire and retain client relationships.
  • Maintain strong client relationships through consistent communication, required weekly 1-on-1 meetings, integrity, honesty and continuing education.

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31. Circuit Training

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Here's how Circuit Training is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Lead diverse groups of clients through various fitness programs like: yoga, dance, and circuit training.
  • Constructed a variety of circuit training exercises modified to the individual and their chosen sport.
  • Group training- boxing, circuit training, and core.
  • Experience in Circuit Training, and Personal Trainer.
  • Led circuit training for up to six members.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with participants by interacting with them during individual training sessions and circuit training programs
  • Created weekly curriculum for muscle group classes and total circuit training.

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32. TRX

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Here's how TRX is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Group instructor for TRX, Rip Trainer, ViPR, Abs/Core, and Boot Camp classes.
  • Sport & Health Lead multiple classes including Abs and TRX and managed mini triathlons.
  • Body Sculpting, TRX, Athletic Conditioning, HIIT Bootcamp, Beginners Fitness
  • Utilize varied techniques including TRX, kettlebell training, plyometrics, Tabata and outdoor training.
  • Specialized in athletic training/performance enhancement/TRX but also skilled in rehabilitative/preventative exercise.
  • Qualified TRX trainer MotivatorAbility and desire to inspire others.

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33. Weight Control

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Here's how Weight Control is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Supervised army weight control management programs, ensuring soldiers were in compliance with regulations.
  • Give info on nutrition, weight control and general lifestyle changes.
  • Trained clients on nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.
  • Coach clients regarding nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.
  • Provide students with information and resources regarding nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.
  • Provided clients information and resources about nutrition, weight control, and lifestyle issues.

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34. Corrective Measures

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Here's how Corrective Measures is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Demonstrate : techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.
  • Observed participants and informed them of corrective measures necessary to improve their skills to help them reach their fitness goals.
  • Observe Members and inform of corrective measures necessary for safety and improvement.
  • Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.
  • observe participants and provide corrective measures, if necessary, to improve skills and ensure effectiveness;

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35. Nutrition Care Plans

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Here's how Nutrition Care Plans is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Designed and implemented nutrition care plans as indicated by the patient's/clients health status.

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36. Maximize Benefits

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Here's how Maximize Benefits is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Instruct participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines.

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37. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Design own schedule and make periodical phone calls to remind clients about their appointments.
  • Answered phone calls and in-person questions about facility, services, and programs.
  • Conducted follow-up phone calls ad follow-up fitness assessments.
  • Conduct follow up phone calls and fitness assessment.
  • Answered telephone calls accordingly in regards to membership with Mass Appeal Family Fitness.
  • Administered phone calls for complementary training session and to update members on membership information.

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38. Meal Plans

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Here's how Meal Plans is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Conduct one on one nutritional consultations and provide with long term meal plans for members for long term fitness goals.
  • Created meal plans for clients and renewed contracts for more sessions if client wanted to continue.
  • Individualized fitness and meal plans to meet clients' needs.
  • Developed personalized nutrition meal plans for clients to eat healthy.
  • Use professional Nutrition Software to build clients customized meal plans.
  • Make meal plans designed for the particular individual.
  • Provide Nutritional guidance and meal plans to clients.
  • Created meal plans and workouts.
  • Created meal plans for members.
  • Create meal plans to support training and performance.Skills UsedKnowledge of strength and endurance exercises as well as the supporting stretches.
  • Design custom training programs Create custom meal plans Guide clients through workouts Helping others achieve their fitness and health goals

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39. Exertion Levels

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Here's how Exertion Levels is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Instruct participants in corrective measures necessary for skill improvement and maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines.
  • Instruct participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines.

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40. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Enforce Safety regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and use if exercise equipment.
  • Enforce safely Regulations governing sports, recreational activities,.
  • Job responsibilities: Initiating, promoting and managing recreational activities.
  • Assisted adult with cognitive and physical disabilities to strengthen muscles and provide recreational activities
  • Organized and participated in age appropriate recreational activities.
  • Initiated acquisition of materials and services required for recreational activities.

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41. Effective USE

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Here's how Effective USE is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Provide individuals with instruction and exercise prescription regarding effective use of aerobic, flexibility and resistance training.
  • Ensured safe and effective use of equipment.
  • Instruct and demonstrate workouts focusing on form and the safe and effective use of cardiovascular, flexibility and strength training equipment.
  • Educated clients on the symbiotic relationship between exercise, nutrition and the effective use of fitness machines and equipment.
  • Monitor work out floor and ensure safe and effective use of cardiovascular, flexibility and strength training equipment.
  • Assisted, monitored and instructed clients to ensure safe and effective use of equipment.

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42. Nutrition Programs

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Here's how Nutrition Programs is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Prepared and analyzed structured nutrition programs designed to target individualized customer goals based on body type and lifestyle constraints.
  • Developed and facilitated exercise and nutrition programs for individuals and groups.
  • Trained private clients and developed specialized fitness and nutrition programs.
  • Helped dozens of clients by creating personalized exercise and nutrition programs to achieve their goals.
  • Customized workout and nutrition programs for individuals to reach their goals.
  • Implemented Fitness and Nutrition Programs with Physicians, Staff and Patients Provided individual exercise programs to fitness staff.

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43. Goal Setting

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Here's how Goal Setting is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Provided fitness consultations that promoted health through realistic goal setting and education.
  • Managed fitness programs for 18 clients, including assessments, goal setting, and program development and delivery.
  • Supported fitness goals of clients by offering individual personal training, goal setting, and fitness testing.
  • Promoted adherence to health and fitness programs through realistic goal setting and education.
  • Facilitated individualized client nutrition and exercise programming through fitness assessments, goal setting, nutritional assessments, and personal training.
  • Provided comprehensive one-on-one fitness programming, which promotes lifelong adherence to health and fitness through realistic goal setting and education.

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44. Different Levels

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Here's how Different Levels is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Offer regressive/progressive exercises during group sessions to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Develop suitable training programs to meet any special requirements along with providing alternative techniques to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Have a passion for client results by offering alternative movements during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Give alternative exercises during workouts or classes for different levels of fitness and skill.
  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Silver Sneakers, Line Dance, and Yoga * Design and instruct alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.

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45. Proper Technique

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Here's how Proper Technique is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Demonstrate proper techniques and methods to prepare for body-building competitions.
  • Educated clients on how to use proper technique, safety, and nutrition to get the best results.
  • Observe clients as they exercise, correct any improper techniques & maintain equipment to ensure safe workouts.
  • Teach proper technique for exercises to avoid injury and improve clients' skill levels.
  • Plan, organize, instruct clients on proper technique in the weight room.
  • Demonstrated proper technique on all machine, free weight, and cardiovascular exercises.
  • Worked with gym members to educate them on proper technique and fitness programs
  • Created customized training plans and instructed clients on proper technique.
  • Demonstrated workouts to ensure proper technique.
  • Observe each client's performance to ensure safety and proper techniques are used for maximum results.

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46. Skill Improvement

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Here's how Skill Improvement is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Observe participants to ensure they are following the corrective measures of skill improvements, and use safety formation with exercise equipment.
  • Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement.
  • Observe and instruct clients on skill improvement and exertion to maximize benefits from exercise.
  • Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement.

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47. Adapt Programs

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Here's how Adapt Programs is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed.

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48. Proper Nutrition

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Here's how Proper Nutrition is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Provided education to clientele in proper nutritional habits and implement individualistic program designs.
  • Coach individuals/groups on proper nutrition and proper conditioning and training programs.
  • Provided information to students regarding proper nutrition and weight control.
  • Provided information on proper nutrition, performed equipment training, and followed all health & safety standards.
  • Educate them on the importance of exercising and having the proper nutrition
  • Educated clients on proper nutrition to enhance overall health.
  • Formulated proper nutrition plans for client's training program.

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49. Individual Goals

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Here's how Individual Goals is used in Fitness Trainer jobs:
  • Incorporated stability ball training and core training into workouts according to individual goals.
  • Create personalized fitness plans to achieve individual goals including nutrition advice.
  • Reviewed clients' assessments and advised clients which products would work best to help them achieve their individual goals.
  • Maintained files on members to provide them with their personal growth and to plan and achieve their individual goals.
  • Guided clients through workouts based on individual goals, created schedules to keep clients on track.
  • Created and tailored fitness programs to meet or exceed client's individual goals.
  • Provided fitness consultations to check for any health risks and determine individual goals.
  • Created/implemented fitness plans and profiles according to each client's individual goals
  • Encouraged clients to work towards and to reach their individual goals.
  • Manage vast client base by aligning needs to meet individual goals.
  • Evaluated clients and introduced programming to help meet individual goals.
  • Planned exercise routines based on each member's individual goals.
  • Customize fitness program to members to achieve individual goals.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Fitness Trainer

Fitness Assessments29%
Weight Loss10.5%
Gym Equipment10.3%
Strength Training6.9%
Physical Fitness5.7%
Customer Service5.4%
Suitable Training Programs4.5%
Membership Sales3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Fitness Trainer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Fitness Assessments
Fitness Assessments
24.1%
24.1%
2
2
Weight Loss
Weight Loss
8.7%
8.7%
3
3
Gym Equipment
Gym Equipment
8.5%
8.5%
4
4
Strength Training
Strength Training
5.8%
5.8%
5
5
Physical Fitness
Physical Fitness
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.5%
4.5%
7
7
Suitable Training Programs
Suitable Training Programs
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Membership Sales
Membership Sales
3%
3%
9
9
New Members
New Members
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Weight Training
Weight Training
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Workout Programs
Workout Programs
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Personal Training Sessions
Personal Training Sessions
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
New Clients
New Clients
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Front Desk
Front Desk
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Group Training
Group Training
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Proper Form
Proper Form
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Proper USE
Proper USE
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Train Clients
Train Clients
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Healthy Lifestyle Changes
Healthy Lifestyle Changes
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
CPR
CPR
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Diet Plans
Diet Plans
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Physical Condition
Physical Condition
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Program Design
Program Design
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Motivate Clients
Motivate Clients
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Pilates
Pilates
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Body Composition
Body Composition
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Special Needs
Special Needs
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Client Relationships
Client Relationships
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Circuit Training
Circuit Training
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
TRX
TRX
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Weight Control
Weight Control
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Corrective Measures
Corrective Measures
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Nutrition Care Plans
Nutrition Care Plans
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Maximize Benefits
Maximize Benefits
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Meal Plans
Meal Plans
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Exertion Levels
Exertion Levels
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Effective USE
Effective USE
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Nutrition Programs
Nutrition Programs
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Goal Setting
Goal Setting
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Different Levels
Different Levels
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Proper Technique
Proper Technique
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Skill Improvement
Skill Improvement
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Adapt Programs
Adapt Programs
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Proper Nutrition
Proper Nutrition
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Individual Goals
Individual Goals
0.4%
0.4%

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