Personal Trainers in the US: Market Research Report

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Personal Trainers Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Wellness Services | Oct 2015

Building muscle: Demand will continue to grow as public health concerns mount

IBISWorld’s Personal Trainers market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Personal Trainers industry has enjoyed steady growth over the past five years, fueled by rising demand for weight-loss services and greater interest in customized workout regimes. However, consumers have increasingly preferred inexpensive do-it-yourself exercise methods to industry services. Consequently, industry revenue growth has been subdued in recent years. Rising disposable income over the next five years will enable a greater share of consumers to spend on higher-priced personal training sessions. Moreover, the percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese is expected to increase over the five years to 2020, fostering greater demand for industry services.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of personal trainers depends on population levels in particular regions, as well as obesity rates, fitness trends and personal disposable income levels. The majority of personal trainers are located in urban areas, according to IDEA, 73.0% of survey respondents work in cities, while 28.0% work in suburbs.


The Southeast has the largest share of industry establishments, estimated at 23.0% of the total. This percentage is in line with the region's share of the population. Florida has one of the highest shares of industry establishments, estimated at 5.5% of the nation's total. The Southeast is also the region with the highest rates of obesity... purchase to read more


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What is the Personal Trainers Industry?

This industry includes individuals who offer one-on-one and small-group fitness training. Personal trainers may also provide personalized diet programs. Personal trainers are typically employed by gyms, fitness studios and hospitals, or they are self-employed. Large-group instructors and professional athletic trainers are not included as part of this industry.

Industry Products
Fitness center servicesIn-home (self-employed) services
Industry Activities
Exercise instructionExercise demonstrationDiet instructionFitness consultation

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