How To Set Effective New Year’s Resolutions

How to Set Effective New Year’s Resolutions: A Research-Based Guide It’s New Year’s resolution time. The new year brings a sense of promise, motivation and anticipation for positive change. As the calendar turns to January, roughly half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions – personal goals aimed at self-improvement spanning health, relationships, career, finances, new […]

Motivational Interviewing for Fitness Professionals: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Motivational Interviewing for Personal Trainers Should you use motivational interviewing in your fitness practice? Motivational interviewing (MI) is a hot topic in the fitness industry right now. Some consider it a tool to address tough conversations, increase personal motivation, and increase a client’s self efficacy. But should fitness professionals be using MI techniques with clients? […]

Is Ozempic the Answer?

Will Ozempic Help with Weight Loss? Obesity has become a global epidemic, with over 650 million adults worldwide considered obese. This is a staggering figure, and the health consequences are severe, including increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers. As a result, many people are now pursuing a healthier lifestyle, chasing weight […]

Unlocking Success: the Crucial Factor Missing in Nutrition Coaching

How to Get Clients to Achieve and Sustain Thier Goals  Introduction In the realm of health and wellness, nutrition coaching plays a pivotal role in helping individuals achieve their goals and lead healthier lives. While technical knowledge is crucial for nutrition coaches, it’s important to recognize that success in coaching requires a skill set that […]

Uncover the Latest Insights on Client Preferences in 2023 – Part 1: Wellness

Fitness Industry Insights The Focus on Wellness It’s important for fitness coaches to stay informed about the evolving needs of consumers. MindBody’s recent survey of 17,000 fitness consumers revealed that the focus for many is now on “wellness,” with 3 out of 4 respondents indicating that it’s a priority. However, it’s important to note that […]

The Key to Understanding Your Clients’ Behaviors

The Key to Understanding Your Clients’ Behaviors   Many times, you and your client know which behaviors and habits are an obstacle achieving their fitness goals, and that stopping those behaviors would help them make progress. Yet they don’t. This is where you come in. As a next level coach, you have to look below […]

What’s Behind Your Clients’ Counterproductive Habits?

  What’s Behind Your Client’s Counterproductive Habits? A Personal Trainer’s Guide to Results As a fitness professional, there is no doubt that you have encountered clients who struggle with behaviors that seem to be counterproductive. They often are doing things that do not align with their stated goals, and sometimes, things that are in direct […]

Why Do Old Habits Die Hard?

Why do Old Habits Die Hard? (4 min read) We’ve all heard the phrase, “Old habits die hard.” At times, that may seem particularly true for your clients. Despite your best efforts, they continue to engage in counterproductive habits even when they know these behaviors aren’t serving them or their goals. But it’s important to […]

Make Your Job as a Coach Way Easier with This One Distinction

One Distinction to Make Your Coaching Job Easier As the title says, one distinction will make your job as a coach easier, reduce frustration, and it will also make your recommendations more successful. This one distinction also lets you avoid inadvertently setting your clients up for failure. Now admittedly, there are countless different categories people […]