Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Personal Trainers industry is highly fragmented, populated by owner-operators. Typically, personal trainers begin their career path by working in a gym after they obtain their qualifications, as gyms provide clients and high-quality machinery that independent trainers may not be able to access. Personal trainers working at gyms are required to pay operation fees to their host venues. This is usually paid either as a percentage from each session or as a flat monthly rental fee. As they progress in their careers, the majority of personal trainers prefer to turn independent in order to maximise their salary.
The industry is expected to perform well over the five years through 2017-18, with revenue forecast to rise at compound annual rate of 2.9% over the period, to total £634.9... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
On the whole, entry to the Personal Trainers industry is relatively easy and there are many options for new entrants. However, trainers need to qualify as professional personal trainers and register with the industry association, Registry of Exercise Professionals (REPs) in order to operate in the industry. If there are no personal trainer roles in gyms and fitness centres, independent personal training is always an option. However, building a client portfolio without initial access to a gym could be difficult.
Demand fluctuations and the high concentration of personal trainers in London and the South East can be restrictive to new operators. Spe.. purchase to read more