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Group Fitness Instructors motivate, instruct and lead groups of people in routine or specialized exercise programs. Resumes in this field showcase such responsibilities as teaching scheduled classes; providing adequate warm-ups, exercises, stretching, and cool down; instructing groups of clients on effective workout methods; and identifying different muscle groups and explaining the appropriate methods to strengthen them. Example resumes show that to become a Group Fitness Instructor, applicants can attend training courses to become certified at a local community college; pursue a degree in health and fitness, exercise science or physical education; or obtain certification in a specialty like yoga.

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1

Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor

Personally trained a diverse group of clients (elderly, obese, collegiate athletes, etc) at least six hours/week.

  • Administered Fitness Assessments and Fitness Center Orientations.
  • Teach a variety of group fitness classes.
  • Volunteered and assisted with special events and member incentive programs (Four Seasons Fun Run 5K, Family Fun Day, Extreme Makeover, The Biggest Loser Program).
  • Assisted and helped develop new instructors and current instructors that are looking to teach different formats.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MS
Management And Wellness Promotion
2

Fitness Trainer/group Fitness Instructor

Generated and distributed weekly training programs throughout entire membership community

  • Conducted front desk operations (signing-in members, verifying accounts credentials, and new member orientation)
  • Collaborated with members to customize personal fitness programs and goals
  • Instructed members on NASM exercises, proper movement, and stretching techniques
  • Progressed and regressed members using the NASM Optimum performance Training Model (OPT)
  • Facilitated daily group fitness classes
  • Assisted and participated in promotional events for the gym
  • Coordinated and implemented promotion that encouraged members to track their workouts to receive prizes. This helped to increase visit frequency and group fitness participation
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Communications
3

Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Taught a pre-workout to thousands of people for warm-up exercises before the run

  • Led the participants in a stretch before the run to prevent muscle injury
  • Assisted in the post- party as the runners completed the 5K run
  • Coordinated the Houston Midnight 5k Fun Run at Memorial Park
Candidate Info
BS
Bachelor of Science
Cpr Certification, First Aid Certification, Aed Certification
Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Certified Personal Trainer
4

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
5

Personal Trainer/group Fitness Instructor

Successfully helping clients achieve their fitness and wellness goals for the past 10 years. Certified and trained in a variety of disciplines including pilates, reformer, senior fitness, water fitness and spinning. Have worked in several places since 2001 including the Westfield Area Y, the JCC of Central Jersey, Merck/Rahway health club facility and Fitness Unlimited.

  • Perform fitness tests/assessments; design exercise programs.
  • Teach safe, effective exercises to a variety of populations, one-to-one as well as in group settings.
  • Sell various fitness programs and services, e.g. personal training, group exercise classes, massage.
  • Developed and managed referral promotions, incentive/retention programs, direct mail materials.
  • Planned and coordinated club's sponsorship with community-driven events (e.g. golf tournament).
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
Exercise Physiology
Bsba
6

Personal Trainer/group Fitness Instructor

Designed fitness and nutritional programs on an individual basis to help clients reach personal weight loss and wellness goals.

  • Director of Pilates: helped build pilates department by increasing clientele and designing essential, intermediate, and advanced mat and reformer programs.
  • Taught group fitness classes such as circuit training, spin, piyo, yoga, pilates, pilates equipment, silver sneakers (cardio, ROM, and yoga stretch), Zumba and Zumba Gold.
  • Introduced customers to gym and equipment by performing individual assessments.
  • Designed menus and offered support in client's daily nutrition and eating plans.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
7

Group Fitness Instructor

  • Analyzed and identified class participants needs.
  • Prepared and developed structured fitness programs implementing various exercise moves and adjusting intensity level accordingly.
  • Demonstrated safe and effective movements giving personal attention and support.
  • Motivated and encouraged members by acknowledging progress.
  • Established positive, professional relationships with members.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Business
8

Personal Trainer/group Fitness Instructor

Taught clients to modify exercises appropriately to avoid injury

  • Evaluated and assisted individuals in achieving personal health & fitness goals
  • Implemented individualized programs to assist client to maintain an optimum healthy weight
  • Ensured client request are handled appropriately and timely
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Indoor Cycling
Aqua Fitness
9

Personal Trainer/group Fitness Instructor

Lead and designed group fitness classes for 10+ people, and up to four classes per day.

  • Managed sales for small group training.
  • Conducted and facilitated training sessions for wellness and fitness staff.
  • Assisted in promoting facility.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Gerontology
10

Exercise Physiologist/personal Trainer/ Group Fitness Instructor

  • Conduct body fat analysis, nutritional counseling, proper use of fitness equipment, proper form of exercises, etc services.
  • Conduct study or survey on patients' needs or problems to formulate appropriate solution to achieve desired fitness goals reduced all risk factors and decreased the need for medications.
  • Administering fitness testing and prescribe appropriate exercise for individuals with weight issues and potential co-morbidities. Involved lecture presentations on exercise-related topics and providing personal training to individual clients. Instructed Group Fitness Classes.
  • Performing finger sticks to test cholesterol and glucose using a Cholestech LDX machine.
  • Ability to interpret EKG recordings and SaO2 findings.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Exercise Physiology
MA
Exercise Science

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