Personal Fitness Trainer

3 Personal Fitness Trainer Success Stories [2024]

Updated: July 4th, 2024

A personal trainer demonstrates exercises and routines to clients. A professional trainer takes a holistic approach to fitness and helps the clients attain a healthy lifestyle and attitude.

Personal trainers enjoy unlimited earning potential because they can work for several clients. Besides, they enjoy flexible working hours, become their own boss, and enjoy maximum job satisfaction.

In this list, you'll find real-world personal fitness trainer success stories and very profitable examples of starting a personal fitness trainer that makes money.

1. Fierce & Fit ($60K/year)

How much money it makes: $60K/year

How to Go from 0 to $5,000/Month with Online Training

Latina business owner Michelle Riley-Snyder took her online platform, Fierce & Fit, from $0 to $5K/month through social media and leveraging client relationships, helping modern professional women to achieve their best physical and mental health with personalized workout routines, customized meal plans, and motivation.

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2. Winning Mentality Fitness ($120K/year)

How much money it makes: $120K/year


How Brandon jumped from in-person training to earning $10K/month in 3 months

Winning Mentality Fitness, led by Brandon Woo of the Bay area, grew his fitness coaching company from in-person to online training, expanding his company's monthly revenue to $10,000 with the help of Everit software and creating a new source of income that allowed him to be selective about his personal clients.

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Learn more about starting a personal fitness trainer:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a personal fitness trainer?
-> Pros and cons of a personal fitness trainer

Need inspiration?

-> Marketing ideas for a personal fitness trainer

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3. F45 Training ($31.8M/year)

How much money it makes: $31.8M/year
How many people on the team: 4107



F45 Training is a global fitness community that generated $134 million in revenue in 2021, with over 1,750 studios in 45 countries worldwide and opens 40-50 franchises across the globe, as their innovative team training focuses on high-intensity group workouts.

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