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Behavior Change and Motivation

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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

Most personal trainers, at some point, will have a consultation with a client who has a weight loss goal. For a few weeks, I had one of my clients message me everything they ate along with their exercise routine outside of the gym. We’re talking times, foods, estimated caloric consumption,

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Behavior Change and Motivation

Feelings of stress can manifest in different ways for different people. In some cases, internal tension emerges because situations in our lives do not match our internal expectations, or because things do not go as per our plan. Over the years, I have learned that this internal stress can occur

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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

It’s an hour before your session starts, and you get a text from your client Kelly, a 33-year-old mom of two who is 50 pounds overweight, has just been diagnosed as being prediabetic, and is trying to change her lifestyle. She’s late again. This is not the first time Kelly

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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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