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Posts found under "Lifestyle and Wellness Coaching" within Fitnovatives Blog

How Stress Affects Your Waistline

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, April 09, 2014


You know stress is bad for you, but do you know exactly how bad? It’s much worse than you think. Dr. Michael Mantell describes the high cost of stress-inducing thinking on both the brain and the body, and explains why halting these thoughts in their tracks is essential to both your health and your waistline




Client Motivation Beyond New Year’s Resolutions

By Gina Crome on Wednesday, January 15, 2014


Even at the start of a New Year, when motivation to lose weight is at its peak, helping your clients stick to their programs can be challenging. Here are some great tools and tactics you can use to help your clients reach their goals and create meaningful change that will last a lifetime.




How to Mentally Prepare Your Clients for the Holidays

By Michael Mantell on Thursday, November 08, 2012


We’re fast approaching that time of year when all resolve and willpower seem to go out the window. Learn how to motivate your clients to stay on track by helping them make SMARTER health and fitness goals that give them the greatest chances for success.




Genetics and Health: The New Frontier

By Mark Kelly on Wednesday, October 24, 2012


Scientists have developed a test to determine how individuals are genetically programmed to respond to exercise, but knowing the answer could be a two-edged sword. Learn why this DNA test may be useful or harmful, depending on the expectations of the individual, and how fitness professionals can help clients use this information to their best advantage.




Gain Optimal Advantage for Life with Breakthrough Goal Setting

By Michael Mantell on Monday, June 18, 2012


Only about 3% of people set goals for themselves and follow them through to the end. Don’t underestimate the value of goal-setting – for yourself and your clients. Determine what your clients want to achieve, have them write it down and help them take steps to turn it into reality.




Transform Your Career, Coach!

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, May 09, 2012


Why would your clients settle for a Model-T when they could have a new Corvette? Don’t use the old model of personal training; be a coach. Explore how going beyond biomechanics and exercise program design can help your clients achieve more, and build your business in the process.