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Posts tagged "motivation" within Expert Articles

Watch Your Language

By ACE FITNESS on Monday, April 1, 2013

Could the words you use with your clients be causing more harm than good? While words like “shredded” or “ripped” are common in the fitness industry, they may not have the same appeal to other, less performance or appearance-driven clients. Learn how to modify your language and better connect with your clients as you help them achieve their health and fitness goals.

Music Tames (or Revs Up) the Savage Exercising Beast

By Mark Kelly on Tuesday, February 19, 2013

When it comes to making a workout more enjoyable, nothing quite matches the power of music. And the science proves it—from increasing intensity and reducing how difficult exercise feels, to enhancing explosiveness and lactate clearance during recovery, music improves nearly every aspect of working out.

Why Do People Hate to Change?

By Jonathan Ross on Friday, June 22, 2012

If you believe your clients follow every piece of advice you give, chances are you’re probably wrong. Struggling with clients who resist changing their behavior – even if it means living a happier, healthier lifestyle – is something most everyone experiences. Check out some key strategies you can help overcome your clients begin to embrace the changes you recommend.

Creating Rapport: The Doorway into an Effective, Enduring, Training Relationship

By Michael Mantell on Friday, June 10, 2011

Rapport with clients is necessary for designing effective exercise programs of the ACE IFT model. Understanding the psychological and emotional needs and characteristics of clients forms the base upon which to build this rapport.