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General Fitness Trainer

Location : Austin, Texas
Job Type : Direct Placement
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : 1 year exp
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Fitness and Wellness
Job Category : Health and Wellness

Job Description :
The Fitness Trainer is responsible for providing personalized fitness training services to members, assisting them in achieving their fitness goals and promoting a safe and engaging workout environment. This role involves designing and implementing customized training programs, conducting fitness assessments, and providing guidance and motivation to members.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Personal Training: 

  • Conduct one-on-one training sessions with members, assessing their fitness levels, goals, and limitations. 

  • Design personalized workout plans that align with members' goals and fitness levels. 

  • Demonstrate proper exercise techniques and provide guidance and motivation during training sessions. 

  • Monitor and track member progress, adjusting training programs as needed to ensure continued improvement. 

Group Fitness Classes: 

  • Lead and instruct group fitness classes, providing a safe and engaging environment for participants. 

  • Develop class formats and choreography, ensuring variety and progression in workouts. 

  • Modify exercises and provide alternatives to accommodate different fitness levels and abilities. 

Fitness Assessments: 

  • Conduct fitness assessments for members to evaluate their current fitness levels and establish baseline measurements. 

  • Interpret assessment results and provide recommendations and goal-setting strategies based on individual member needs. 

  • Regularly reassess members to track progress and adjust training programs accordingly. 

Customer Service: 

  • Build rapport with members, understand their fitness goals, and provide ongoing support and motivation. 

  • Educate members on proper exercise techniques, equipment use, and safety protocols. 

  • Address member inquiries, and concerns, and provide assistance as needed. 

  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members, ensuring a positive training experience. 

Equipment and Facility Maintenance: 

  • Ensure fitness equipment is properly maintained, clean, and in safe working condition. 

  • Report any equipment issues or maintenance needs promptly to the appropriate personnel. 

  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the fitness facility. 

Required Qualifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent (required); Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field (preferred). 

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification from a reputable fitness organization. 

  • Proven experience as a fitness trainer or instructor, with a track record of providing effective and safe training services. 

  • Strong knowledge of exercise physiology, anatomy, and training principles. 

  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with members. 

  • Ability to adapt training programs to accommodate different fitness levels and goals. 

  • Strong organizational and time management abilities. 


  • Technical Competence:  Proficiency in using fitness equipment and demonstrating proper exercise techniques. 

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively instruct, motivate, and educate members. 

  • Customer Service: A strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service and building positive relationships with members. 

  • Motivational Skills: The ability to inspire and motivate members to achieve their fitness goals through effective coaching and encouragement. 

  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adjust training programs and approaches based on individual member needs and goals. 


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