But where can a career move to the Fitness Industry take you? To have a career with a long future is important. There can be many and varied opportunities to a career in Fitness. There are four popular career pursuits in the industry: Group Exercise, Personal Training, Programming/Fitness Management, and Club Ownership.
The Fitness industry is also riding a wave of popularity. Reality TV shows like The Biggest Loser, have turned trainers into the new celebrities. The number of Fitness Instructors has exploded since 1999, when there were 8,000 instructors around the country, according to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. There are now over 30,000 fitness instructors, with those numbers likely to increase by 25% to an extra 57,592 instructors by 2020.