We surveyed 2,351 fitness trainers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Fitness trainers are social and enterprising

Fitness trainers tend to be predominantly social individuals, meaning that they thrive in situations where they can interact with, persuade, or help people. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a fitness trainer. However, if you are conventional, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average fitness trainer break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of fitness trainers are extraversion and openness

Fitness trainers score highly on extraversion, meaning that they rely on external stimuli to be happy, such as people or exciting surroundings. They also tend to be high on the measure of openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average fitness trainer: