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How to Make Habits Work for Your Good Intentions

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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Imagine that you had to think about which hand to pick a phone up with every time it rang, if you had to consciously deliberate on whether or not to brush your teeth in the morning, or put your seatbelt on when you got in the car, or to go when the light ...
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One Thought-Provoking Question to Ask Clients to Help Them Change Behavior

Justin Kompf
Justin Kompf
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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, ...
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How to Use NLP to Help Clients Overcome Obstacles

Joy Keller
Joy Keller
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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 ...
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Habit Stacking – A Different Approach to Behavior Coaching

Josh Elsesser
Josh Elsesser
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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 ...
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5 Conversation Starter Ideas for Personal Trainers

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
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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 ...
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Force of Habit: How Behavior Change Science Impacts Success

Shirley Archer, JD, MA
Shirley Archer, JD, MA
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  Originally published in the fall 2017 issue of American Fitness Magazine Personal trainers know successful training programs require time, progression and individualization. Yet trainers often have clients who just don't achieve their goals-they fail ...
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Personal Trainers - Does Emotional Intelligence Impact Your Clients' Results?

Kyle Stull
Kyle Stull
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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 ...
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5 Communication Hacks to Elevate Your Programming

Shannon Fable 0
At a time when the need for qualified fitness professionals is at an all-time high, it’s hard to understand why so many instructors and personal trainers struggle to fill classes or find clients. As an industry, we are trained first to analyze the ...
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Effective Client Communication for Health and Fitness Professionals

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, CNC 0
Being a fitness professional carries much more responsibility than just designing a stellar, individualized workout program for a client. As you spend more and more time in the profession, you’ll begin to notice your sessions involve almost a small ...
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Coaching-The Future of Training

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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Coaching has become the buzzword in the personal training industry. See how behavior coaching can enhance a client’s potential for success, while also enhancing the relevance and value of the services fitness professionals provide. We’ll even share tools ...
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