SHIP BOTTOM, N.J., Aug. 21, 2017 : American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA), the industry leader in providing health, fitness, and nutrition certification programs to world-class professionals, today announced it is publishing a guide to help people considering a job move into the fitness industry.
The guide, How to Make a Successful Career Change into Health and Wellness, is available for free download at

As more people search for professionals who can give insights into healthier, happier living, the health and wellness industry continues to grow. Opportunities in the fields of nutrition, fitness, personal training, and more are endless, and individuals looking to make a switch into or within the industry can build a satisfying business that leads to the type of success and personal fulfillment they may be lacking in their current jobs. AFPA's new guide explores the options available for someone thinking about a new career in the health and wellness industry.

Features of the guide include:
•An array of questions that people who are contemplating a career change should ask themselves
•Three key—and booming—areas of the health and wellness industry, with examples of jobs to pursue within each discipline
•Four steps for making a career change into health and wellness
•Guidance on how to create a plan of action toward making a career switch

"In today's busy world, people are seeking out nutrition professionals, holistic health coaches, fitness instructors, and personal trainers to improve their health and wellness," says Amy Occhipinti, M.S., AFPA's Director of Operations. "The time has never been better to become a fitness professional, and for individuals disillusioned with their current jobs, incredible opportunity in this industry awaits. Our new guide offers valuable, actionable advice for anyone considering a move into a health and wellness career."

(Posted on 21 August 2017, 1675422842 3O222O251O91)