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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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Learning to Accept and Let Go

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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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 ...
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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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Why You Should Avoid Using the Words “I Should” When Planning to Exercise

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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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 ...
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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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How to Help Clients Change Their Eating Habits

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Incorporating Resilience Based Thinking in Daily Life

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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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 ...
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Behavior Change Science: Help Clients Stick With Their Program

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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.
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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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