Why Choose Wellness?

Top five wellbeing facts

We know how rewarding a career in fitness and/or health can be, which is why we've listed our top five reasons why the wellness industry is so hot right now!

  1. Hot trends that keep us on our toes
    Often literally! Body weight training, strength training, personal training, functional fitness, fitness programs for older adults, and exercise and weight loss - all topped the list of hot fitness trends predicted for 2016*.
  2. It's never to late to start
    30% of fitness professionals are over 30 years of age**. Many of our graduates had worked for years in other professions before turning their passion for fitness into their career. The choice is yours.
  3. Working in a growth sector
    Growth is expected to continue for fitenss industry services. As our population grows and ages, the government is investing in preventative health, infrastructure and improved links are created bewteen the health and fitness sectors*.
  4. Feeling good about what we do
    The most recent Sportspeople Salary Survey*** shows over 85% of fitness professionals were either satisfied or very satisfied with their job. Whether you are helping someone lose weight, recover from injury or improve their general wellbeing, it feels amazing to help others acheive their fitness goals.
  5. Promoting the health benefits of physical activity
    Type 2 diabetes is expected to become the leading cause of disease burden for males and the second cause for females by 2023, mainly due to the expected growth in the prevalence of obesity in Australia. Positive preventative measures and an increase in the links between the health and fitness industries are key to a brighter - and lighter - future for a fit and healthy nation*.

* WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2016: 10th Anniversary Editionl Thompson, Walter R. Ph. D., FACSM
** Fitness Industry Workforce Report, Fitness Australia, Aprils 2012
*** Sportspeople Salary Survey, 2016

This page was last updated on: Wednesday 07 September 2016

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