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What Fitness Professionals Need: Education and Protection

Do you think your doctor has medical insurance? The question is almost laughable. But ask a personal trainer, exercise instructor, or fitness coach the same question and you may be surprised by the answer.

 

While times are booming for the fitness industry, when it comes to the actual fitness workers on the front lines, they have not necessarily shared in the success. Annual income growth, comprehensive benefits, and job stability are hard to come by in an industry that ironically is charged with caring for the wellness of others.



For the past 15 years, Eric Stevens has established himself as a leading fitness professional, writer, presenter, and television personality. Currently Eric is the Director of Fitness and Client Services for the Resilience Code in Englewood, CO. Formerly Eric was the Head Trainer for Orangetheory Fitness at the Highlands and Union Station studios in Denver. In addition to extensive fitness experience, having trained in the private health club and non-profit industries, Eric has been a long time...Read more