Kanishka Rahul Pandey has been a fitness specialist for more than 20 years. She is certified by numerous fitness organizations like ISSA, BFY, DSW California, etc.
The fitness industry is constantly evolving, and after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the priorities of people have shifted more towards their physical fitness, and hence, they’ve started focusing on yoga exercises. Now the demand for home gyms, online sessions, and guidance has increased among people. With a new aspiration to be healthy, there has also been an increased willingness to spend on health and fitness. So, the career opportunities for the people have altogether increased. And hence, mentioned below are the tips on how to make a career in fitness, and fitness courses.
Today, as awareness of healthy lifestyles is increasing, there is a need for one-stop-shop solutions that are personalized, focused, and accessible.
In a coach, one seeks someone who can be a guide to their fitness by providing them with physical workouts, providing nutritional guidance, and advising them to make the best changes in their entire lifestyle for long-term benefits. There are few selected institutes in India that are producing such professionals who are in tune with the changing demands.
Educational training in this area has also grown on the back of COVID-19 trends such as obtaining their certifications online, focusing on balanced nutrition rather than everyday foods, flexible exercise plans tailored to the individual for the home or gym, or their choice of any activity.
Realizing the abundance of opportunities in the fitness and wellness industry, institutes are taking admission in various such courses. These courses are offering an all-encompassing curriculum to train trained professionals who can bring unprecedented change to their clients with innovative scientific knowledge and approaches.
In these courses, students are taught in-depth about the detailed concepts of nutrition, exercise science, and health with new research-based scientific understanding. Through these courses, trainers are trained in client behavior and motivation strategies as well as effective communication skills and ethics to become world-class fitness professionals.
One such course is the recently launched Diploma in Nutrition and Fitness (DNF) by the Institute of Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS). This diploma can be completed online and covers the dual discipline of nutrition and health with modules on dietary psychology.
The fitness industry is evolving and educational institutions like INFS are keeping pace to ensure that professionals in the sector are able to meet the challenges and expectations of the consumer.
With ample education and technological advancements, opportunities are there for those aspiring to venture into the field of fitness and wellness. A proper education in this field can lay the groundwork for unprecedented success as a professional in this field.