Being a health coach means you are the person that gives out the advice that not a lot of people are willing to hear. Eat this vegetable, not that piece of bacon. Do this tiring exercise, don’t sit on the couch! Face it, dieting and exercise is NOT fun. So how can health care coaches get their clients to enjoy a healthy lifestyle? Health coaching professionals have come up with several interesting ways:
By Chris Powell
From Huffington Post
How a Health Coach Can Make Exercise Fun!
Let’s be honest: Working out can be monotonous. We go in the gym and hit the same routine every time. After a while, we start to feel like a hamster on a wheel, doing the same thing over and over… and oh yeah, not getting the results we are working for! Want to know the best secret for breaking the mold? Make exercise fun again!
One of my favorite ways to make fitness fun is to appease the natural desire we have to compete. Even people who don’t like to compete against others tend to be extremely competitive with themselves. When it comes to fitness, either way you want to compete, whether against yourself or others, you win!
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Health Coach advice also does not have to just be about exercise. You can make eating healthy fun as well. Simply take your favorite foods and try to improve them. One simple way is deviled eggs. Instead of mayo and egg yolks, use hummus. Health care coaching does not have to be hard, it can be inventive!
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