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How to Become a Personal Trainer

If you're keen on sport, could this be the job for you? Here's the way you can become a Personal Trainer (even without a degree).

If you’re a sports enthusiast, your ideal job must surely involve going to the gym! So working as a personal trainer might be the perfect answer. Helping others to get fit and help them with their needs can be extremely satisfying for anyone who loves sport in its widest sense. But how can you make this dream come true?

How to Become a Personal Trainer

To become a personal trainer, you need both a great passion for sport and the ability to help people. The job involves expert knowledge of different forms of physical exercise, and of how to manage a proper balanced diet. This is all part of health education in its broadest sense.


The job of the Personal Trainer is not formally regulated, and this has caused a bit of confusion. Generally speaking, however, you need a degree in Sports Science if you want to do this job.

But don’t worry if you don’t have this degree. There are also specialist courses that will provide you with certification and help you achieve your ambition of becoming a Personal Trainer. The main thing you need is dedication.

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