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The job market for personal trainers is quite robust as Americans are seeking to live healthier lifestyles and celebrity personalities highlight the benefits of personal trainers. The market for personal trainers is estimated to grow at a 10% rate from 2016 to 2026, which is above average.
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Personal trainers spend the majority of their time in a gym or fitness center working hands-on with an individual or small group. Personal trainers need to have internet access for continuing education on health, nutrition and exercise science. Work attire is typically whatever is comfortable and appropriate for physical exercise, although often a company T-shirt is provided to help individuals identify the fitness center's personal trainers.