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Personal Trainers in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Personal Trainers Market Research Report | SIC UK0.027 | Apr 2017

Working out: Despite increasing external competition, rising demand supports growth

IBISWorld’s Personal Trainers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£635m
Annual Growth 13-18
2.9%
Annual Growth 18-23
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Profit
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Employment
510,200,000
Businesses
23,325
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

 


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What is the Personal Trainers Industry?

Operators in this industry offer fitness training to individuals or small groups. They may also provide personalised fitness, health and dietary advice. Personal trainers are typically self-employed, but some are working on contract with gyms and fitness studios.

Industry Products
Independent personal trainingPersonal training in gyms and fitness centres
 
Industry Activities
One-on-one trainingGroup trainingProviding health, fitness and dietary advice


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