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Tell me about your previous experience as a personal trainer.

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Personal Trainer interview

How to Answer

Rather than recite everything on your resume, explain some of the highlights of your experience. Share what you have learned works for clients and give examples. "I helped a client lose weight by helping them create meal plans and by finding a form of exercise that suited their needs. They didn't like to run, so we focused on weight bearing exercises and stretching." Your success stories will speak volumes to the interviewer and help them to feel confident in your skills.

Tell me about your previous experience as a personal trainer.
Answer example

"I helped a client lose weight by helping them create meal plans and by finding a form of exercise that suited their needs. They didn't like to run, so we focused on weight bearing exercises and stretching."

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Tell me about your previous experience as a personal trainer.
1.
No I do not. But I have worked out and played sports.
2.
Going to gym every day and helping other people.
3.
I have helped myself and others such as my mother and my best friends to reach their health and fitness goals. I developed and planned and delivered training sessions.
4.
Unfortunatly I do not. I have trained friends while I was studying but I'm afraid that is as far as my experience goes. The only thing I need is to have someone give me the opportunity to prove I can do this.
5.
The hands-on modules during classes.
6.
No, but I am a dedicated and quick learner.
7.
Yes From two years I have indywidual classes with people who asked me to help I arrange training and diet.
8.
I have trained clients in Muay Thai, have work experience at two separate gyms, run classes for children, ran group classes of in excess of 10 clients, I have worked with metabolic, CR, and musculosketal clients and prescribed regimens to them accordingly.
9.
Yes I have either as a ordinal trainer fit two years .
10.
No, I only interned with other personal trainers for ten hours.
11.
I do not have any previous paid experience; however, I do have volunteer experience. I've set up a diet and work out routine for three individuals.
12.
I have personal training clients that I have provided distance programmes for, as well as providing personal training for amateur rugby players.
13.
Yes I have 4 years experience has a trainer.
14.
I do not have any experience but I am a very quick learner and willing to do what I can to be the best I can be.
15.
Yes have been a personal trainer more than 5 years and still currently working as personal trainer.
16.
Yes, both in classroom setting and professional setting. Also internships and job shadowing.
17.
No, just helped a few friends get on the right path.
18.
Yes I have more then 3 years of experience in this field.
19.
Yes, I was an intern at Fitness World in Durham, NC. There I helped with a team fitness challenge that was similar to the biggest loser. I helped other trainers with their training regimens and also trained a client consistently throughout the challenge. I also taught a group fitness class, and conducted a few fitness assessments.
20.
Yes I have been working as a personal trainer for the last 6 months.
21.
No besides personal training myself and forming a whatsapp fit club.
22.
No, no previous experience as a personal trainer.
23.
I have limited experience as a personal trainer.
24.
Woke with some private clients yes.
25.
I don't have paid training experience, however I've trained friends and mutual friends to reach their fitness goals.
26.
I have not got I just have finished my study but I am doing my own experience 12 weeks programme.
27.
Yes I do. I helped train friends and ran my own bxercise classes from sept to april.
28.
Just helping friends and family before I was certified.
29.
I don't, but I am working on getting certified and I would love to work here to get that experience.
30.
I do have 4 years experience has a personal trainer.
31.
Only during my placements and for an assignment in college.

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