Innovation

The 22 safest jobs during the robot revolution

Fitness trainers

Automation may be on the rise, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so too is the rate of obesity in children and adults.

Wearables and fitness apps address the issue, but there's no automated substitute for the encouragement and accountability that a human personal trainer can provide.

The probability of this job being computerized in the next couple decades: 8.5%.

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By Fox Van Allen

Fox Van Allen is a Los Angeles-based writer for CBS Interactive covering technology, tech lifestyle and gaming topics for GameSpot, CNET, ZDNet and TechRepublic. He has previously worked as a news and feature writer for a number of other sites, inclu...