Review a list of frequently asked interview questions for fitness trainers.
Fitness Trainer Interview Questions
What certifications do you have?
How do you keep your fitness training knowledge up to date?
What group courses have you taught?
What diet and nutrition education have you received?
What experience do you have with customer service?
Walk me through how you start a class from the very beginning to the end of the warm up.
What evaluations do you conduct on a new client who wants to begin a fitness regimen?
How important is nutrition to you in creating clients' regimens?
How do you simultaneously help clients at different levels of physical ability during a workout class?
Tell me about a time when a client was unhappy with your work. How did you handle the situation?
Imagine a client is discouraged during a training session. How do you keep him motivated?
What training regimen would you offer a client who says he strictly wants to lose weight?
If a client complains about a previous injury, how would you handle that when constructing a fitness regimen for them?
General Job Interview Questions
In addition to job specific interview questions, you will also be asked more general questions about your employment history, education, strengths, weaknesses, achievements, goals and plans. Here's a list of the most common interview questions and examples of answers.
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