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Becoming a personal trainer can be the career change you are looking for. Check out the top reasons why you should turn your passion for fitness into a career. 

Make a Difference

Make a Difference | Help eradicate the obesity epidemic and make your community healthier. 

Job Satisfaction

Job Satisfaction | See tangible results of your work when clients achieve life-changing health and fitness goals. 


Variety | Work with a diverse group of people with different goals and needs.


Flexibility | Create your own schedule and work on your own terms, while specializing in areas you're most passionate about. 


Community | Becoming a personal trainer makes you part of a supportive group of positive, like-minded individuals.

Job Security

Job Security | Develop essential skills in a profession projected to be one of the fastest growing careers in the next 20 years. 

Salary Potential | Full-time personal trainers make an average of $62,400 per year nationwide with 52% of professionals reporting that advanced certifications allow them to earn more. 

Curious about how you can move your career foward? By becoming an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, you'll make movement your mission by committing to deliver science-based health and fitness instruction to people everywhere. 

If you're interested in starting a rewarding career in fitness, check out the ACE Personal Trainer Certification

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