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Fitness Instructors lead groups of people in several forms of exercise in gyms, fitness centers and other recreation areas. Skills relevant to this position and found on sample resumes include instructing fitness classes like yoga, muscle toning, strength, and endurance; assisting clients with proper body alignment, equipment and safety; and giving advice on nutrition and weight-loss. Many Fitness Instructors are able to land a job with a high school diploma, but many employers are starting to look for applicants who have a minimum of an associate's degree in kinesiology, physical education, or another relevant field on their resumes.

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1

Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer

Lead, instructed, and offered modifications for 6 group fitness classes a week with 10-40 participants per class

  • Trained and motivated 7 clients, 3 days a week to achieve their fitness goals
  • Evaluated individual's fitness status and create an effective exercise prescription to meet their needs
  • Signed new members up to join the club, filled out paper work, and collected money
  • Demonstrated proper use of equipment to new clients
  • Operated sound system
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Community Health
2

Manager / Fitness Instructor

Manages a staff of employees on a daily basis.

  • Assisted in a new start-up fitness club, planned training, operation and executed the work.
  • Planned events leading up to the opening of the club
  • Trained staff and coordinated with the sales and revenue producing
  • Consulted with clients to determine needs and above all meeting expectations
  • Organized and trains a class of 20 in Zumba 3 days a week.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
High School Graduate
3

Front Desk Attendant and Substitute Group Fitness Instructor

Addressed members' needs by using communication skills such as greeting members, answering the phone, and giving tours of the facility.

  • Managed and updated membership accounts, payments, cancellations, and member database.
  • Designed pamphlets, flyers, slideshows, and newsletters with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher to advertise company promotions and upcoming events.
  • Taught group fitness classes, such as Senior Fitness, in place of absent instructors.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
4

Owner and Fitness Instructor

Managed, marketed and executed fitness programs for members of [company name] in Marietta and Dunwoody;

  • Designed, prepared, executed and monitored group fitness programs for land and water boot camps that met on a 4-day a week basis for 6 weeks;
  • Designed, prepared, and executed Fit' N Active Kids After School Programs at local elementary schools;
  • Designed, prepared, executed and monitored individualized programs for one-on-one clients;
  • Designed, prepared and executed a Yoga Fusion class that incorporates stretching and strength;
  • Organized, implemented and lead [company name] Wellness & Fitness Retreats, on a quarterly basis, for groups of 25 women;
  • Coached and trained proper exercise techniques to prevent injury;
  • Designed, prepared and monitored nutritional plans for clients on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis;
  • Managed all financials for [company name].
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Lead Fitness Instructor

Lead Fitness Instructor of a privately owned gym with 225+ members, managing 7 - 12 classes daily with max class size of 15 clients in each session

  • Motivate participants to maintain effort, while observing and informing them of proper form and breathing techniques in order to maximize benefits
  • Collaborate with owner to design new fitness routines monthly with a focus on coordinating a variety of movements for each muscle group resulting in a comprehensive total body fitness routine
  • Monitor participants' progress and movement, evaluating for individuals' abilities and fitness level and adapt program or suggest appropriate exercise substitution to facilitate continuous progress
  • Demonstrate routine while exhibiting proper form and observe participants to inform them of corrective
  • Successfully increased new client enrollment resulting in opening of second location
  • Provide nutritional assessment, education and outside resources in order to support clients fitness goal
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Education
6

Personal Trainer/ Fitness Instructor

Responsible for creating, initiating, developing and implementing programs, projects and activities relating to physical fitness. Closely working with individuals and groups looking to create a healthy lifestyle and habits through personal training, TRX bootcamps, group training, group fitness classes and running/ racing teams. Not only is it important to be sympathetic to the needs of the clients, but finding a balance in the education and training that is provided to them so they can develop their own habits and routines once their goals are met.

  • Evaluate individuals' abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develop suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.
  • Design and develop training structures utilizing different modalities to reach optimum results catered for each individual client.
  • Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed
  • Conduct or facilitate training sessions or seminars for wellness and fitness staff. Maintain wellness- and fitness-related schedules, records, or reports
  • Teach Les Mills Classes according to Les Mills International, set up by the Group Fitness Coordinator.
  • Created Team Thrive Half Marathon and Fast 5k teams, designed for several times a year, for all ability levels.
  • Facilitated necessary support to create and hold the first annual Thrive 5k races.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
Business Administration
7

Office Manager and Billing Specialist/fitness Instructor

Staff fitness Instructor to employees during their lunch break

  • Implemented staff wellness incentive programs for healthy lifestyles
  • Audited doctor's charts to ensure proper coding and billed claims to insurance companies
  • Ensured daily tasks are completed including accounts payable, daily cash posting and staff training
  • Maintained and kept current all files for provider credentialing and contract database
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
8

Personal Fitness Instructor

Primary responsibilities included designing fitness and nutrition programs for clients, providing one-on-one coaching and analysis, providing group sports, fitness and nutritional counseling sessions, and supplementation sales.

  • Designed an exercise routine for a borderline osteoporosis 50 year old client who within a 9-month period successfully eliminated the risk
  • Designed an exercise and nutrition plan for a 35 year old client who was 100 lbs. overweight; client lost 70 lbs, while also eliminating the risk of diabetes and heart failure
  • Designed an exercise routine for a 23 year old client who lost 60 lbs and 8% body fat
  • Taught a focused exercise class (Abdominals) twice per week with attendance ranging from 20 to 52 students consistently
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
9

Adjunct Fitness Instructor

Developed fitness curriculum for culturally and racially diverse traditional aged students, teaching two sections of approximately 20 students each semester

  • Classes focus on strength training, core and cardiovascular exercises with emphasis on nutrition education
  • Prepared class syllabus and examines, assess student progress and determine student physical fitness level
  • Continue to monitor and be educated on industry trends and standards to ensure that student-athletes are being provided the best opportunity to improve and succeed
  • Ability to interact with students-athletes in a multicultural environment
  • Provided mental discipline and motivation for student-athlete
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Management
10

Manager, Fitness Instructor

  • Managed operations of an active community gym in a highly visible role including, but not limited to, customer service, member management, and running on-site retail outlets.
  • Managed social media marketing via www.wildcatfitness.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Created original marketing materials including email communications, newsletters and flyers.
  • Conducted marketing research projects and performed data analysis to determine target audience and optimal offering of services to members.
  • Consulted with senior management staff regarding membership pricing structure, new programs, membership growth and retention and ancillary sources of revenue.
  • Instructed daily fitness classes.
  • Involved in recruiting, hiring and training new employees.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Marketing

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