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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

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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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness

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

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Behavior Change and MotivationCertified Personal TrainerFitness ProfessionalsNewsletter

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

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Behavior Change and MotivationBusiness of FitnessCertified Personal Trainer

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

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