SubHub Client Profile: BekahFit
The fitness industry is booming, with jobs in the sector predicted to rise by more than 23% over the next decade.
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Competing as a gymnast and dancer, Rebekah learned to condition her body at a young age and she has since turned her love of fitness into a passionate career.
She explains: ‘I started teaching aerobics classes 14 years ago while in college. Later, I started doing personal training and group training classes.
‘I have been in the fitness industry for many years now and it is constantly changing and evolving. It is important to stay up to date with research,
‘When the economy started to change about five or six years ago, I started doing less one-on-one training sessions and more group training classes.
'It was more affordable for people and it let me do what I love – group fitness. I ended up moving to a different state a couple of years ago and knew that I was going to have to start over with building a client base.
‘I had been pondering the idea of an online fitness site for about a year so I knew that the time was right. I did some research online and came across
‘There were some struggles in the beginning because I had to figure some things out with my computer, my video hosting
‘I chose to keep the subscription price for low, at $9.99 per month. My site has grown organically and I am very involved with social media, so the only advertising I have done for is through Facebook,
Bekah has established herself as a fitness
‘The workouts are geared specifically for women. I design the routines so they can be done at home for busy
‘Women message me every single day letting me know their weight loss progress, or how much they love the workouts or how they can finally fit into their "skinny jeans." It's fun for me because I get to be as creative as I want with the routines, and I thrive off the feedback from my members. The next phase I would like to enter with BekahFit is a members forum and a store with fitness apparel.
‘I currently have 150 members right, but my goal is to double that number by next year.'