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Career Options For Those Who Love Fitness

They say that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life!

While even the most exciting of careers come with their challenges, finding a career that you’re passionate about can make all the difference.

For example, not only are you less likely to want to hit that snooze alarm in the morning, you’ll also be excited about the day that lies ahead. Furthermore, when we are passionate and engaged at work, we’re more likely to succeed.

As a result, if you’re considering a career change, it's crucial that you pivot yourself towards something you’re really passionate about. For example, if you’ve got a deep-rooted love for health and fitness, there are many career opportunities sitting right at your fingertips.

In this post, we will go through the different career options available for those who love fitness.

Become a fitness instructor

The primary reason why many people choose to pursue a career in fitness is that they want to share their passion for fitness with others.

As such, working as a fitness instructor is the ideal job, giving you plenty of opportunities to share your excitement with your students as you help them achieve their long and short-term fitness goals.

However, whether you’re planning on teaching yoga or indoor cycling, you must get a teaching qualification under your belt before you start offering your services to clients.

This will add credibility to your classes, while also ensuring you’re well-equipped to enter the world of teaching.

Run a fitness blog or social media page

Another way in which you can turn your love for fitness into a profitable career is by working to become a fitness influencer.

For example, you could run your own blog or set up some social media accounts where you share tips and tricks with your followers.

Posting consistently will enable you to build up a following, and you can quickly begin earning money based on the amount of engagement you receive.

Becoming a fitness influencer will also help you share important messages and positivity with your followers, which can be a great way to boost their confidence (and your own).

Although putting yourself out there online can be daunting, it’s important that we have as many diverse faces on these platforms as possible.

After all, this will enable young adults to see themselves reflected in the media they consume!


Following a healthy diet is one of the easiest ways to care for your physical health. However, very few people understand what good nutrition actually means, which presents them with plenty of challenges when it comes to achieving their fitness goals.

If nutrition and healthy eating has always been an interest of yours, you may want to consider pursuing a career in nutrition. While this will require additional training and qualifications, it's a particularly diverse and interesting career.

For example, you could work one-to-one with clients, helping them develop an eating plan that meets their needs and gets them excited about healthy living and eating, as opposed to viewing it as a chore.

Do you love health and fitness? What career options do you think are available for fitness lovers? Let me know in the comments!

Love, Sarah xoxoxo

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