Personal Fitness Industry is on the Rise
As America as a whole continues to battle issues with weight and obesity the personal fitness industry continues to expand and evolve. According to the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the overall revenue of the personal training industry is expected to grow nearly three percent over the next four years.
Part of this growth can be contributed to the baby boomer generation. While most assume those contributing to the personal training industry growth are gym rats and young people, the truth is more and more individuals in their 50s and 60s are interested in health and fitness and use this interest to help others. Data shows the number of certified personal trainers over forty has grown nearly ten percent from 2012 to 2013.
The industry welcomes baby boomers as the next round of personal trainers, and the numbers suggest the generational group is finding success in their new, post-retirement careers. For those interested in a new career, whether young or old, the personal training industry can prove to be a lucrative and appealing option for those looking for a new, or supplementary, career.