Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

Whether you’re just starting out as a health and exercise professional or have been at it for a while, now is the time to leverage your business for real success and do what you’ve been called to do—serve. Learn why Facebook groups are a great way to get your message out to people who want what you have to share (and might even buy your products and services).

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

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Using Facebook Groups Can Help Grow Your Business

Whether you’re just starting out as a health and exercise professional or have been at it for a while, now is the time to leverage your business for real success and do what you’ve been called to do—serve. Learn why Facebook groups are a great way to get your message out to people who want what you have to share (and might even buy your products and services).

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Turn Your Mess Into Your Message

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Turn Your Mess Into Your Message

If you are a health coach, newly certified or with years of experience behind you, chances are you have questioned your ability to coach others or experienced “imposter syndrome” at some point in your coaching career. You might even be feeling like that right now, but here’s some good news: Your personal struggles make you more empathetic and relatable to your clients, which could be your greatest superpower.

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Meditation 101: Easy Ways to Get Started

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Meditation 101: Easy Ways to Get Started

Meditation offers numerous benefits, but getting started—and sticking with it—can be a huge challenge for many people. The good news is that there is no single way to meditate and getting started could be as simple as taking a walk or breathing deeply for a minute at a time. Read on to learn how you and your clients can benefit from this proven and easy-to-implement practice.

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Eat Your Way Happy

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Eat Your Way Happy

Food can be a powerful tool in reducing one’s risk of depression, while also helping to improve focus and reduce inflammation. Learn which foods play a role in brain health and mood, the role of the gut’s microbiome, and how one’s relationship with food can help improve both physical and mental health. 

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

Alcohol use disorder is an increasingly common concern, with research suggesting that more than 25% of adults age 18 and over participating in binge drinking within the past month. Learn how to spot the physical signs of abuse, how to tactfully broach the topic with a client and what role health coaches can play in helping clients seek treatment to manage their addiction.

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

There is a good chance you’ll have clients who struggle with body image and you probably wonder how you can help. Learn about some of the origins of poor body image, how to avoid body-shaming language and why steering your clients toward intrinsic motivators instead of extrinsic ones can make a significant difference in their long-term health and well-being.

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Are You Coaching or Consulting? Why it Matters

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Are You Coaching or Consulting? Why it Matters

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a consultant and a coach? The distinctions may seem subtle, but it is important to make sure that, as a health coach, you are providing the type of guidance your clients need to achieve their health and wellness goals. This article examines what separates a coach from a consultant, and how you can hone your coaching skills to benefit your clients.

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

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Alcohol Use Disorder: Can Health Coaches Help?

Alcohol use disorder is an increasingly common concern, with research suggesting that more than 25% of adults age 18 and over participating in binge drinking within the past month. Learn how to spot the physical signs of abuse, how to tactfully broach the topic with a client and what role health coaches can play in helping clients seek treatment to manage their addiction.

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

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Coaching Your Clients Toward a Healthier Body Image 

There is a good chance you’ll have clients who struggle with body image and you probably wonder how you can help. Learn about some of the origins of poor body image, how to avoid body-shaming language and why steering your clients toward intrinsic motivators instead of extrinsic ones can make a significant difference in their long-term health and well-being.

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Shooting for Perfect, but Never Hitting the Mark? There’s a Better Way

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Shooting for Perfect, but Never Hitting the Mark? There’s a Better Way

Could a perfectionistic mindset be wreaking havoc in your life or the lives of your clients? Have you considered that perfectionistic tendencies might be one of the roadblocks to your clients achieving success? This article examines the origins of perfectionism, how it may result in a wide range of negative emotions and often leads to an all-or-nothing mindset that can derail even the most committed clients. 

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Ageism and the Changing Face of Active Agers 

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Ageism and the Changing Face of Active Agers 

How you interact with your active-aging clients, your attitudes and the language you use will, in part, determine how they view themselves and the aging process. This article takes a critical look at ageism as it relates to issues of health and fitness, and discusses how you can ensure you are viewing your clients—and helping them to view themselves—according to their unique abilities and challenges rather than their chronological age.

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Are You Coaching or Consulting? Why it Matters

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Are You Coaching or Consulting? Why it Matters

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a consultant and a coach? The distinctions may seem subtle, but it is important to make sure that, as a health coach, you are providing the type of guidance your clients need to achieve their health and wellness goals. This article examines what separates a coach from a consultant, and how you can hone your coaching skills to benefit your clients.

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What REALLY Makes a Successful Health and Exercise Pro?

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What REALLY Makes a Successful Health and Exercise Pro?

Maybe you're a newly certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor or health coach and want to know the secrets to success in this business. Or perhaps you’re an experienced and seasoned pro who’s ready to go to the next level. No matter where you are on this journey to success, we’re about to fill you in on what really makes a health and exercise professional successful.

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Build Trust…and They Will Come

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Build Trust…and They Will Come

As a health and exercise professional, if you want to pick up new clients, there is a certain amount of marketing—of yourself and your business—that you must do. But it doesn’t have to be painful. Read on to learn how to use education-based marketing, also referred to as trust or content marketing, to build trust and community through educating your target audience.

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Are Your Female Clients at Greater Risk for Knee Problems?

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Are Your Female Clients at Greater Risk for Knee Problems?

You may have heard that women are more likely to experience knee problems, but is this increased risk really all attributable to a larger Q-angle? As with most things in life, it is important to realize that there is nuance to every story and the evidence seems to be inconsistent. Learn more about what the research says and what steps you can take to help your clients avoid injury, both acute and chronic.

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