Personal Trainers in the US: Market Research Report

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

In great shape: Demand will continue to grow as health concerns mount

IBISWorld’s Personal Trainers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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

Demand for the Personal Trainers industry largely depends on per capita disposable income, since operators mainly provide a discretionary service. Demand for personal trainers also depends on health trends in the United States. The rising number of people participating in exercise will foster demand in the next five years. Nevertheless, personal trainers will need to shift their business models and focus on new markets to stay competitive in the increasingly large industry.... 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.

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

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