Behavior Change and Motivation
How to Spark Dialogue with Personal Training Clients Using Social Influences & Conversation Starters We’ve been there. You’re definitely not the only personal trainer who has experienced the client who hardly talks during a session. It can make for an awkward encounter, leaving you thinking you don’t know how to
Self-Talk in Athletes and Exercisers: 4 Steps to Rewire Your Thoughts There is a lot to think about during exercise such as maintaining proper body mechanics and posture, controlling effort and force, and breathing properly. These efforts all occur at the same time we motivate and push ourselves to do
Are you motivated by someone telling you what to do or are you more motivated to do something when it is your own idea and choice to do it? You probably agreed with being more motivated by your own ideas and decisions. Do you think your clients feel the same
Personal trainers have the difficult task of not only managing themselves, but also the hundreds of clients they will see throughout their careers. This includes managing their workouts, re-assessments, and their emotions – yes, behavior change. Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to
Communicating what can be gained from exercising versus what might be lost from not exercising can impact participation.