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Behavior Change and Motivation

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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

Exercise adherence and commitment vary from individual to individual. Some people have an easy time making exercise a regular habit, while others struggle to stay consistent and need a behavioral change. Some struggle due to barriers in their life despite their love for exercising. Others struggle because they do not

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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

As fitness professionals, it is our job and responsibility to provide the best opportunities for our clients to succeed in their goals. In addition to providing customized, individualized workout programs, many times, we seek to help change their behaviors, especially in the realm of nutrition. The traditional model of behavior

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Healthy Breakfast
Behavior Change and MotivationNutrition

One of the most important things regarding “healthy eating” is to understand that what we eat is tied into our habits. A habit is defined as: “a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.” Think about it for a moment and reflect on

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Resiliency in Daily Life
Behavior Change and Motivation

Resiliency is a highly prevalent topic in today’s culture, as there is an increased understanding that mindset impacts wellbeing. Additionally, as work and life demands have increased in our fast paced society, resiliency has become an important part of the solution to decrease stress.  In the context of this article,

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Behavior Change and MotivationFitness

Stephanie is your newest fitness client. She’s 42 years old and works 50 hours a week as a certified public accountant. She would like to quit smoking, give up junk food and get active—all the foundations of a healthy lifestyle. Fast-forward 6 months. Stephanie is still smoking and still lunching

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