Personal Trainer Resume Example

Personal Trainer Resume Sample

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Personal Trainer with 6+ years of experience looking for a job position in an ambitious fitness club to realize potential. 2-time winner men’s physique and Mr. Olimpia. Strong communication skills help me to grow a strong connection with every client.


Ashland University

AAS in Personal Trainer, Class of 2014

  • President of Ashland University Student Sport Organization
  • Member of Ashland University Quidditch Team
  • Member of Ashland University Baseball Sport Club
  • Member of Ashland University Swimming & Diving Sport Club

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Graduated Class of 2010

NCCA Accredited Programs: Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)


  • Self-promotion
  • Passion and determination
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Friendly personality
  • Open minded
  • Patience
  • Ability to measure training effects over time
  • Ability to monitor progress toward goals and adapt/adjust program


  • 1-st place on Mr. Olimpia
  • 1-st place on Men’s physique
  • 3-rd place on the 10th National Fitness Awards
  • ACSM, ACE certifications


Personal Trainer

The Atlantic Club Manasquan | 2015 Present

  • Conducted service appointments with members which included body fat analysis, nutritional counseling, proper use of fitness equipment, the proper form of exercises, etc
  • Motivated and inspired clients to get results through goal setting
  • Monitored participants to ensure safety and well being

Personal Trainer

Real Body Fit | 2010 2015

  • Developed individualized exercise programs consistent with the members’ personal fitness and exercise goals
  • Provided hospitality to all members
  • Helped maintain equipment and general   studio cleanliness during and after class

Personal Trainer
National Average

Salary $23k – $73k
Bonus $196 – $10k
Profit Sharing $100 – $5k
Commission $206 – $25k
Total Pay $22k – $98k

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Good Skills to Include on Personal Trainer Resume

  1. Knowledge of essential nutrients; and ability to list caloric value, function, major food sources, and RDA
  2. Knowledge of roles and mechanisms of carbohydrate, fat, and protein with regard to aerobic and anaerobic
  3. Knowledge of nutrition/disease link across various medical conditions (osteoporosis, coronary artery disease,
    certain cancers, metabolic conditions) and nutrients to increase/decrease to reduce disease risk
  4. Knowledge of resting metabolic rate and basal metabolic rate and its relevance to weight management
  5. Knowledge of antioxidants and their possible role in disease prevention


Resume Action Words for Personal Trainer

Motivated Solved Rehabilitated Retrieved
Demonstrated Adapted Issued Collaborated
Helped Influenced Maximized Adapted
Communicated Competed Evaluated Accommodated


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