Behavior Change and Motivation
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, their emotions. 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.
See what types of cues can help make exercise a lasting habit.
The interaction of the psychological, neurological, endocrine and immune function and the influence on health is known as psychoneuroimmunology and has been studied since the mid-1970’s (Langley Fonseca, & Iphofen, 2006). Likewise, the stress-injury-stress model has been studied since the late 1980’s and includes the physical, environmental, sociocultural, and psychological