Tracy Anderson is one of the world’s top personal trainers, but how much is sitting in her bank account? Four-fifths of office workers say they get stressed at work, but how relaxed are fitness instructors in comparison? Want to know why there’s never been a better time to become a personal trainer? If you’re looking for answers to these questions, you’re in the right place.
Find the answers to all these questions, and more, by checking out the brand new Insure4Sport infographic, which has just been launched.
We’ve pulled together a whole load of data from the UK and the US to make sure you’re on top of your fitness instructor trivia. Have a read of our infographic and you’ll soon be stunning colleagues with facts about Tracy Anderson’s buttock-toning exercises and details of the most common sporting injuries in the gym.
So if you’ve ever been curious about what makes being a personal trainer such a fun and rewarding job, then take a look. You can even show off your newly-acquired expertise by sharing the infographic on your own blog using the embed code below.
A summary of the key personal trainer statistics and facts listed:
– Jake Steinfeld, the “father of personal training” who helped establish the personal training industry in the 1980’s, is worth over $600 million.
– There are over 13,770 registered personal trainers in the UK.
– 35% of those are women.
– Approximately 80% of personal trainers work on a freelance basis.
– Only 42% of personal trainers say they feel secure in their jobs.
– Celebrity personal trainer Tracy Anderson is worth over $100 million.
– Membership to Tracy Anderson’s gym in Tribeca, Manhattan, costs over $900 a month.
– 51% of personal trainers say they don’t get stressed at work, compared to 21% of office workers.
– High-end personal trainers can charge over £1000 for six weeks’ work with just one client.
– 57% of personal trainers say they never feel like they are stuck in a career rut.
– Every year, 1 to 1.5 million people in the UK go to A&E because of a sporting injury.
– The health and fitness industry grew by 75% between 2000 and 2011, meaning there has never been a better time to become a personal trainer.
– The flat bench press is the most common cause of injuries in the gym.
– Rugby World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward says, “As a personal trainer, you need to provide training advice and care for all your clients. A specialist personal trainer insurance policy provides peace of mind that your clients are covered in the event of an accident.”