How to be a Terrible Personal Weight Loss Coach

Being a personal weight loss coach isn’t easy. It takes training, skill, knowledge, patience, and flexibility. To be successful, you have to be able to attract and retain a decent amount of clients. You need to have outcomes that your target group is seeking. Weight loss is tough, and being a coach who helps people with their weight issues is even tougher! Anyone Can be a Weight Loss Coach Anyone can hang out a shingle, print up some fancy business cards and call themselves a personal … [Read more...]

How to be a Transformational Personal Weight Loss Coach

Almost anyone can be a personal weight loss coach, but very few can be a transformational personal weight loss coach. Most weight loss coaches can help their clients lose a few pounds, maybe even more than a few. Most weight coaches, or wellness coaches can teach clients about diet, nutrition, and exercise. But, not that many can truly help their clients transform their bodies, habits, and beliefs about weight, nutrition, and exercise. Weight Loss is Not Just About Counting Calories Yes, … [Read more...]

How to Be a Personal Weight Loss Coach or a Fitness Coach that Transforms their Client

As a personal weight loss coach, it is your goal to help your clients lose weight and keep it off. One of the things you learn as a fitness coach or a personal weight loss coach is how important your clients' thoughts are. How important are they to you as a fitness coach? For you, it's all about cause and effect. Their old way of thinking is the cause, and their starting weight is the effect. Knowing these two things can be coaching gold for any personal weight loss coach. To Find Out What Is … [Read more...]

The Fitness Coach Calorie Controversy: Why Won’t Your Personal Weight Loss Coach Let You Eat that Cookie?

Why do people need a personal weight loss coach? Every fitness coach knows that if you want to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you take in. But according to Dr. Katan and Dr. Ludwig who recently published an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA, January 6, 2010—Vol 3030, No. 1), weight change is self-limiting. They calculated that if you eat an extra cookie every day, your weight gain will level off at about 6 pounds, even if you continue to eat the … [Read more...]

To Be A Fitness Coach Or Personal Weight Loss Coach, You Must Teach Your Clients How To Set Goals

To be a fitness coach or personal weight loss coach, you must help your clients set goals. As a fitness coach, you are always helping your clients improve their health. One way to help your clients with their health is to become their personal weight loss coach. A common reason people get a personal weight loss coach is to look or feel better. They came to you as a fitness coach because they want to improve their health, and weight loss is one way to achieve that goal. When your clients look to … [Read more...]