Fitness and Exercise Careers
The Personal Trainer and the App
You’ve seen them in just about every fitness center; old-school exercise “app”aratus. Treadmills, circuit machinery, stationary bikes and the like have all been as much cornerstones of the health and wellness industry as Fitness and exercise career professionals and personal trainers themselves. But now, thanks to smartphone technology there are a bevy of smartphone apps that are assisting fitness professionals and their clients alike.
An infographic recently developed by market research firm Lab42 titled Let's Get Physical and Digital, illustrates that 33% of smartphone owners polled use apps to track fitness and food regimens with another 31% doing the same on websites. And, a whopping 75% are sharing their fitness progress on Facebook.
The take-away? 74% of the consumers polled believe that using fitness and exercise technology has made a positive impact and increases their motivation. So, whether you are a seasoned personal trainer or thinking about starting a career in fitness and exercise, incorporating technology into your workout plans could be a plus for you and your clients.
So, how else are consumers using fitness and exercise technology during their workouts? Check out the infographic below to see how the numbers stack up.
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Infographic appears courtesy of: Lab42