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Career of the Week- Fitness Trainer


Do you have a passion for fitness? Are you concerned with physical wellness? Do you love going to the gym?

If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, then being a Fitness Trainer might be the perfect job for you.

This profession provides countless opportunities to share your passion for health and wellness with people from all walks of life. People come to you asking for help with living a healthy life. From athletes bulking up for competition to business persons looking to shed the pounds they've added since they graduated from college, the clientele you have the opportunity to meet come from diverse backgrounds.

A degree in Kinesiology can be the perfect first step toward this growing field. This is your chance to take your passion for physical wellness and translate it into a meaningful career of assisting those who are looking for a healthier life to achieve just that.

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