Becoming the Ultimate Fitness Coach with the Jock and the Doc

Scott & Dr. J.

Each week, the Jock (Scott Schutte) and the Doc (Dr. Janine Stichter) break down how to take your personal training or fitness coaching career to the next level by creating real long-lasting behavior change. Learn how to impact facets of health and fitness beyond just the physical by digging into stress management, happiness, and more. Scott's personal training experience (18 + years trainer, 12 + years gym owner) and Dr. J's (20+ years as a Ph.D. teacher and researcher) will take you from the average coach to the ultimate fitness professional. read less
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Accountability vs. Support: The Key to Sustainable Fitness Progress
Oct 24 2023
Accountability vs. Support: The Key to Sustainable Fitness Progress
In our latest YouTube video, "Becoming The Ultimate Coach with the Jock and the Doc," we dive deep into a fundamental question that plagues the fitness industry: Do clients really need to be held strictly accountable, or is it support that will help them make small changes that fit their lifestyle towards their goals, ensuring long-lasting progress and enjoyment on their fitness journey?Join us as Dr. Janine Stichter, a seasoned Ph.D. behaviorist, and Scott Schutte, the fitness facility owner extraordinaire, unpack the real meaning of accountability and its role in the broader context of what clients genuinely require to effect real and lasting change.Redefining Accountability:The video commences with a lively discussion about the concept of accountability in fitness coaching. It's a term that's often thrown around, and many clients state it as their primary need when hiring a personal trainer. But is it truly the panacea for achieving sustainable progress? We argue that accountability is just one piece of the puzzle.Support Over Strict Accountability:Dr. Janine and Scott make a compelling case for the power of support over rigid accountability. They contend that rather than merely imposing strict guidelines on clients, successful coaches need to provide a robust support system that empowers clients to make small, manageable changes. This approach ensures that fitness routines are not a burden but instead integrate seamlessly into their lifestyles, making the journey enjoyable and sustainable.360 Wellness Coaching:Our video introduces a game-changing concept – 360 Wellness Coaching. This innovative approach is the result of years of research and practical experience. It acknowledges that fitness isn't just about workouts and nutrition; it's about overall wellness. Our 360 Wellness Coaching system provides personal trainers with an easy-to-implement framework that puts the client's well-being at the center of the equation.Real Stories, Real Success:The video isn't just about theory; it's filled with inspiring real-life stories. Dr. Janine and Scott share their experiences with clients who have transformed their lives through the 360 Wellness Coaching approach. These stories underscore the effectiveness of a supportive, holistic wellness strategy.Implementing 360 Wellness Coaching:Our video isn't just about discussion; it's about action. Dr. Janine and Scott provide practical tips and advice on how to implement 360 Wellness Coaching in your fitness business. Whether you're a personal trainer or a gym owner, you'll discover strategies to enhance your clients' experience and boost your business's success.Join the Conversation:We invite viewers to join the conversation in the video's comments section. Share your thoughts on accountability versus support, your experiences with fitness coaching, and any questions you have about the 360 Wellness Coaching system. We're excited to engage with our community and help you on your journey towards becoming the ultimate fitness coach.In "Becoming The Ultimate Coach with the Jock and the Doc," we challenge conventional wisdom in the fitness industry and present a new way forward. Our video is not just a source of knowledge; it's a call to action to revolutionize the way we approach fitness coaching and truly help our clients make lasting, enjoyable progress on their fitness journey. Don't miss this opportunity to transform your perspective on fitness coaching and take your career to the next level with 360 Wellness Coaching.______________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/ @SortaHealthyTrainerEducation PG clean, family friendly, no swearingGive this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business
Discover the hidden strategies for attracting and retaining elite coaches
Oct 10 2023
Discover the hidden strategies for attracting and retaining elite coaches
In the realm of fitness, the difference between mediocrity and excellence often hinges on the quality of the coaching staff. Elite fitness coaches possess a unique blend of knowledge, motivation, and a genuine commitment to their clients' well-being. In this video, we delve deep into the techniques and strategies that will help fitness organizations attract and retain these gems.Dr. J and Scott kick off the discussion by emphasizing the importance of a compelling vision for your fitness organization. Just like athletes, coaches are drawn to places where they can be part of something inspiring. "A clear mission and values set the tone," says Dr. J. Scott adds, "Coaches want to align with organizations that share their passion for fitness and health."One prominent theme that emerges is the significance of fostering a nurturing environment within your fitness organization. Scott underscores that it's not just about the physical space; it's about creating a culture of support, growth, and camaraderie. "Coaches thrive in environments that encourage their personal and professional development," he notes.Both experts stress the importance of continuous learning in the fitness industry. Elite coaches are always on the lookout for opportunities to enhance their skills and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and research. "Organizations that invest in their coaches' education are more likely to attract and retain top talent," says Dr. J.Retaining high-quality fitness coaches can be just as challenging as attracting them. Dr. J and Scott offer valuable insights into creating an environment where coaches want to stay and grow. They discuss the importance of open communication, trust, and offering career progression opportunities within the organization.While competitive compensation is essential, our experts emphasize that it's not the only factor that matters to fitness coaches. Dr. J explains that coaches also value non-monetary benefits like flexibility, recognition, and opportunities to make a meaningful impact on clients' lives.Throughout the video, Dr. J and Scott share real-life examples and anecdotes from their extensive experience in the fitness industry. These stories provide concrete illustrations of successful strategies for attracting and retaining high-quality fitness coaches, making the discussion relatable and actionable.By the end of this video, viewers will gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies of building and maintaining a top-tier coaching team in the fitness world. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast, a gym owner, or a fitness professional, the hidden strategies discussed in this video will equip you with the tools and insights to elevate your fitness organization to new heights.Don't miss out on this enlightening conversation. Be sure to subscribe for more engaging discussions and fitness-related content from Dr. J and Scott. Your journey to coaching excellence in the fitness world starts here!______________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/ @SortaHealthyTrainerEducation PG clean, family friendly, no swearingAlso check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IInterested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍Thanks for watching the video Discover the hidden strategies for attracting and retai
Is More Leads Is All You Need to Grow Your Fitness Business?
Sep 26 2023
Is More Leads Is All You Need to Grow Your Fitness Business?
As fitness professionals like personal trainers, nutritionists, and health coaches, it's easy to get caught up in the mindset that more leads and clients are the key to growing a successful fitness business. However, while getting leads is important, solely focusing on lead generation without considering client retention and loyalty is a recipe for high client turnover and an unsustainable business.In this video from the podcast "Becoming the Ultimate Coach with the Jock and the Doc", we dive into why building a thriving fitness business requires more than just acquiring new leads and clients. Getting more leads through marketing and outreach can certainly help grow your clientele, but not if those clients don't stick around long-term. As a fitness professional, you need to provide tremendous value to your clients and foster trust and loyalty. This leads to longer client retention, repeat business, and referrals.Rather than constantly chasing new leads, nurture and invest in your existing clients. Create personalized fitness training and nutrition plans tailored to their unique goals and needs. Offer accountability, support, and expert mentorship on their health and wellness journey. Provide an excellent client experience and build meaningful relationships. Don't view clients as just sales and revenue - view them as humans you are helping succeed.If chasing leads doesn't play to your strengths as a fitness mentor, don't force it. Focus on honing your coaching, motivational, and relationship-building skills to create raving fans who will sing your praises. Satisfied clients will organically lead to new leads and new business without having to constantly pitch and sell your services.Of course, striking the right balance between lead generation and creating long-term client value is ideal for sustainable growth. Use targeted marketing to reach new leads, but also nurture those leads into devoted clients once they sign on. Provide incredible value, service, and education to turn clients into brand evangelists. Remember, quality clients are more valuable than quantity of leads.As a fitness professional, avoid getting caught in the trap of lead chasing at the expense of providing real value. Building a loyal client base through expert coaching, motivation, and relationships is key to standing out, retaining clients, and growing a thriving fitness business in the long run.______________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/ @SortaHealthyTrainerEducation PG clean, family friendly, no swearingAlso check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching the Is More Leads Is All You Need to Grow Your Fitness Business?
Unlocking the Secret to Long Term Client Success
Sep 19 2023
Unlocking the Secret to Long Term Client Success
Unlocking the Secret to Long Term Client SuccessHelping clients achieve lasting results requires more than just designing great workout programs. As a personal trainer, you need to become a true lifestyle coach. In this episode of The Jock and The Doc, Scott and Dr. J emphasize adopting a 360 wellness approach to get clients the long-term success they want.Many trainers fall into the trap of hyper-focusing on the one hour clients spend exercising in the gym. But what about the other 23 hours in their day? This is where clients need just as much coaching and support. Scott explains that small, sustainable changes to daily habits, nutrition, mindset and more add up to big lifestyle transformations over time.So how can you guide clients to make positive changes during their time outside the gym? Dr. J suggests starting by identifying one or two incremental goals to tackle together that are realistic for that individual. For example, you might work on strategies to reduce stress, improve sleep quality, increase daily movement or cut back on unhealthy snacks. Keep the focus narrow versus overwhelming clients with too many big goals at once.To make new habits stick, Scott advises collaborating with clients to anticipate challenges and build an accountability plan. Schedule 360 Wellness Coaching sessions to troubleshoot roadblocks. Share strategies that are easy and enjoyable so that it fits in your clients lifestyle and something they can maintain. When clients feel supported in all aspects of wellness, it cements trust and engagement.While workouts provide the foundation, Dr. J stresses that as a coach you need to address the emotional and social ties to health as well. Take time to understand a client’s true motivations and struggles. Provide ongoing encouragement through setbacks. Share resources that educate clients on developing a holistic wellness mindset. Your role is to help reframe fitness as part of an uplifting lifestyle journey versus just a chore.Scott and Dr. J are confident any trainer can expand their skillset to become the ultimate lifestyle guru. Tune into this podcast now to unlock simple tips on empowering your clients to achieve sustainable wellness during their 23 hours outside the gym.______________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/ @SortaHealthyTrainerEducation PG clean, family friendly, no swearingAlso check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching the video Unlocking the Secret to Long Term Client Fitness
Discover the Game-Changing 360 Wellness Coaching Solution for Revenue and Client Satisfaction
Sep 19 2023
Discover the Game-Changing 360 Wellness Coaching Solution for Revenue and Client Satisfaction
Do you want to take your personal training business to the next level? This video from the Healthy Behavior Institute reveals an innovative 360 wellness and behavior change coaching model that goes beyond just physical fitness. Gain proven tools as a personal trainer to increase client satisfaction, boost retention and grow your revenue.While most personal trainers focus solely on exercise and diet, this 360 wellness approach recognizes the mind and motivation are just as critical for results. Discover how adding dedicated coaching time allows you as a personal trainer to identify your clients' unique obstacles, whether it’s stress, limiting beliefs or simply not knowing how to incorporate healthy eating into their busy routines. You’ll be equipped not just to train their bodies, but guide lasting behavioral changes for success.Discover the framework to seamlessly integrate wellness and habit coaching into your existing personal training business. By taking a holistic view of your clients’ lives, you become an indispensable partner in their journey to better health. Offer unmatched value by customizing actionable steps that fit easily into their lifestyles outside the gym.Learn techniques rooted in positive psychology and habit formation to help your clients as a personal trainer overcome roadblocks. Small, sustainable changes make all the difference. Support them in building the pillars of wellbeing – physical, emotional, social, – in ways uniquely tailored for who they are. Meet them where they are and elevate to where they want to be.The result? You attract and retain more clients by delivering unparalleled service as a personal trainer. Increased client lifetime value means higher revenues. But more importantly, you have the immense satisfaction of helping people transform their lives on a deeper level.Stay relevant in an increasingly competitive market by evolving beyond just physical fitness. This video from the Healthy Behavior Institute provides a clear blueprint to make a greater impact for your clients while taking your personal training business to new heights. Become the leader clients turn to not just for workouts, but for guidance to live their best lives each day. Now is the time to maximize your potential - and theirs - as a personal trainer.Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/ @SortaHealthyTrainerEducation PG clean, family friendly, no swearingAlso check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching the video Discover the Game-Changing 360 Wellness Coaching Solution for Revenue and Client Satisfaction
Stand Out from the Crowd: Tips for Personal Trainers and Fitness Facilities
Sep 19 2023
Stand Out from the Crowd: Tips for Personal Trainers and Fitness Facilities
Getting fit is only half the battle - the real challenge is making lasting lifestyle changes that support your health goals. That's why this video from the Healthy Behavior Institute offers fitness professionals and personal trainers an innovative way to provide unmatched value to clients seeking transformational results.While most gyms and personal training programs focus solely on exercise regimens, this program recognizes the need for a more holistic approach to health and fitness. By creating dedicated time to guide clients in making customized changes across all aspects of their lives, personal trainers can address the missing piece that has kept many people stuck - establishing healthy habits and behaviors that work for their unique needs outside the gym walls.Through insightful coaching conversations rooted in evidence-based strategies, personal trainers can help clients overcome hurdles to success, whether it’s curbing emotional eating tendencies, managing stress without unhealthy habits, or finding workouts that fit into a busy schedule. Trainers become partners invested in each client's wellbeing, providing personalized nutrition and lifestyle strategies tailored to their goals, preferences and obstacles.Small, sustainable steps are the secret sauce to lasting change. This program from the Healthy Behavior Institute gives personal trainers and fitness professionals the tools to identify micro-habits that can accumulate into massive impact over time for their clients. A simple 15-minute walk after dinner or preparing healthy snacks once a week can make the difference between hitting a plateau or realizing results.By broadening their skill set beyond just physical training, personal trainers can offer unmatched service that keeps clients engaged for longer. The video outlines how implementing this program requires minimal additional effort while allowing trainers to serve more clients with greater efficiency.With compassionate yet strategic coaching rooted in evidence-based psychology and proven behavior change techniques, personal trainers can empower clients to realize that healthy living doesn’t require perfection – it’s about progress. Clients receive continuous support in overcoming old patterns to build healthy habits into their day-to-day lives.In today’s competitive market, simply offering workout plans is not enough. This video from the Healthy Behavior Institute provides a roadmap for forward-thinking personal trainers and fitness professionals to raise the bar and address the obstacles that have stood in their clients’ way for too long. Now more than ever, people need not just exercise guidance, but help navigating all elements to finally achieve the lasting transformation they seek.PG clean, family friendly, no swearingAlso check out these past videos of ours2024 Fitness Trends: Strength, Community, Sleep & Morehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-6Gl58Jgj0The Surprising Secret to Becoming a Great Coachhttps://studio.youtube.com/video/IqZRsKo2va4/editUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching the video Stand Out from the Crowd: Tips for Personal Trainers and Fitness Facilities
2024 Fitness Trends: Strength, Community, Sleep & More
Sep 5 2023
2024 Fitness Trends: Strength, Community, Sleep & More
Want to give your personal training clients what they really want in 2024? Hosts Scott and Dr. J break down Mindbody’s latest wellness predictions so fitness professionals can get ahead of trends. capitalize on growing client interests like strength training, community, sleep, and temperature therapies.Dr. J highlights the report’s finding that strength training continues rising in popularity amongst health-focused consumers. This presents an opportunity for gym owners and certified personal trainers to emphasize strength offerings that attract and retain members seeking muscle gains and bone density.Meanwhile Scott notes the growing desire for a sense of community noted by Mindbody. He advises fitness business owners and coaches to foster social connections between members through group activities and social media engagement. People increasingly value gyms as a hub for meaningful human bonds, not just workouts.Sleep and recovery services are also forecasted to grow, Dr. J explains. Coaches should also guide clients on lifestyle habits for restful sleep and reducing stress. Caring about the complete wellness journey matters more than trendy gimmicks.Temperature treatments like cryotherapy and sauna are expected to surge. But Scott cautions against excessive hype, reminding that client education on safety and realistic benefits is key. He advises leveraging treatments as an add-on, not stand-alone solution.Overall, say hosts Scott and Dr. J, the future of fitness coaching lies in truly personalized guidance grounded in behavioral science. Fads come and go, but understanding client psychology to help them become their healthiest selves endures. Keep your finger on the pulse of emerging trends, but stay focused on the fundamentals of motivation, accountability and bringing joy back into wellness.To dig deeper on these topics and grow your expertise as fitness business mentor developing fitness coaches and personal trainers, check out the Healthy Behavior Institute resources at www.healthybehaviorinstitute.com. Together we can revolutionize the industry through the power of psychology and proven behavior change strategies.Subscribe for Best Daily Videos_____________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/ @SortaHealthyTrainerEducation PG clean, family friendly, no swearingAlso check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching 2024 Fitness Trends: Strength, Community, Sleep & More
The #1 Mistake Personal Trainers are Making
Aug 23 2023
The #1 Mistake Personal Trainers are Making
Feel like your personal training clients aren't getting the fitness and health results they want? Hosts Scott and Dr. J reveal the #1 mistake fitness professionals and certified personal trainers make - not matching the plan to the goal by leveraging behavior science. Without understanding habit change strategies, even the best exercise and nutrition plans from fitness trainers and nutritionists fall short.Scott explains how fitness training alone often proves insufficient for most weight loss or lifestyle change goals. Even adding nutrition coaching sparks limited long-term change if clients don't embrace new healthy habits. Early compliance vanishes when motivation fades.Dr. J echoes the need to ground coaching in evidence-based psychology techniques. Decades of research on behavioral psychology reveals why we act the way we do. Ignoring this glaringly hampers client success for gym owners and fitness coaches. While exercise knowledge is crucial, human behavior determines outcomes.Both acknowledge behavior change is complex and challenging. But lasting transformation requires comprehending those intricacies, not dismissing them. There are proven frameworks to systematically shift mindsets and actions.For example, Scott notes the huge role environment and cues play in habit formation. Fitness coaching must extend beyond gyms to help reshape clients' surroundings and triggers to support healthy habits. Dr. J highlights the power of community and social support for intrinsic motivation and accountability.Incremental, sustainable habit change focused on enjoyment trumps extreme makeovers bound to fail. Jumping to solutions without understanding clients' experiences and perspectives dooms progress.Dr. J stresses the wellness journey never ends. Maintenance needs equal priority to achievement for fitness business owners. Relapse prevention and resilience techniques from fitness psychology enable clients to navigate obstacles.In summary, helping clients achieve transformational goals demands fitness business coaches master behavior change strategies. Without it, fitness professionals severely limit impact and career potential. To drive breakthrough results, mindset and habit change must take center stage. The #1 coaching mistake is failing to lead with science-backed behavioral techniques.Keep watching for more videos on:Fitness,health behavior,fitness professionals,fitness trainers,nutritionists,fitness training,fitness mentor,fitness business,fitness,fitness coaches,gym owners,fitness business coach,fitness business mentor,fitness psychology,psychology,behavior coaching,health,healthy habits,behavioral psychology,fitness podcast,certified personal trainer,fitness business podcast,weight loss,Healthy behavior institutePG clean, family friendly, no swearing______________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/@UCcBbwZNe1l1wjvWkea0ZMGA Also check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching The #1 Mi
How to Do Nutrition Coaching as a Personal Trainer
Aug 16 2023
How to Do Nutrition Coaching as a Personal Trainer
How to Do Nutrition Coaching as a Personal TrainerWant to truly help clients achieve their fitness goals? Hosts Dr. J and Scott with Healthy Behavior Institute say taking your personal training beyond the gym is key in their latest eye-opening episode. They reveal smart strategies to incorporate nutrition coaching without overstepping to help clients with their fitness goals. . This holistic approach leads to better adherence, enjoyment and sustainable results for clients.Dr. J stresses understanding your credentials' legal bounds for nutrition advice as a personal trainer. But within scope, adding nutrition coaching significantly boosts client success versus just exercise plans. She advises against overly rigid diets though, instead favoring a flexible priorities over plans approach.Scott echoes focusing on client priorities first. Prescribed diets often backfire by conflicting with lifestyle, preferences and sustaining motivation for personal training clients. He advocates starting with small feasible changes clients are genuinely excited to try based on current habits and needs.Dr. J emphasizes gradual progress through minimal effective dose versus extreme makeovers. Small consistent steps ingrained into daily life build capability and confidence over time for personal training clients. As Scott notes, you must co-create changes with clients versus impose external rules as a personal trainer. Make it enjoyable and sustainable.To facilitate nutrition coaching, Dr. J and Scott designed a separate consultation service called 360 Wellness for personal trainers. This provides a dedicated time and space to collaborate on nutrition, mindset, sleep, stress relief and more. Just 15-20 minutes weekly, virtually or in-person, to identify and support lifestyle changes.In summary, lasting client success requires holistic guidance, not just workouts. Take coaching beyond the gym by adding nutrition collaboration within your scope of practice as a personal trainer. Most importantly, make it a personalized journey focused on priorities, gradual progress and enjoyment. Small steps compound into incredible transformation when sustained over time.For a complete blueprint on adding 360 Wellness coaching to your personal training business to get clients amazing results while increasing revenue, visit www.healthybehaviorinstitute.com. Together we can revolutionize the fitness industry through the power of science-backed behavior change education for personal trainers.Subscribe for best daily videosPG clean, family friendly, no swearingHow to do nutrition coaching l steps for personal trainers  aThe 5 Most Common Nutrition Questions | Nutrition Coach’s CornerNUTRITION COACH VS DIETITIAN | top tips for better nutrition______________Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@RenaissancePeriodizationhttps://www.youtube.com/@sortahealthytrainereducationAlso check out these past videos of oursUnlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Resultshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNXosjr6VsgUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍#fitness #training #business Thanks for watching the video how to Do Nutrition Coaching as a Personal Trainer
The Biggest Mistakes Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals and How to Fix Them
Aug 8 2023
The Biggest Mistakes Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals and How to Fix Them
Struggling to make progress on your fitness and wellness goals? Hosts Dr. J and Scott explore why we often sabotage our own journeys in the latest episode. They reveal three common reasons goals fail and equip listeners with smart strategies to create sustainable success.First, unrealistic or incompatible goals doom many journeys. Scott notes many choose objectives based on others' expectations or desire quick changes exceeding their current capability. Like increasing bench press when one really just wants to play with grandchildren - which bench press is unnecessary for. Creating goals not aligned to your authentic motives and starting point sets you up for disappointment.Next, rigidly following plans incompatible with lifestyle and preferences leads to failure. As Dr. J explains, we often latch onto diets or programs that worked for others or are trendy versus tailored to our demands and likes. For example, an early morning intense training plan for a night owl. Not designing around your unique needs makes consistency unlikely.Lastly, seeking the "easy button" trips people up. Our wiring pushes us toward quick fixes promising outsized rewards for little effort. But these defy logic, science and sustainability. Like "eat anything and lose weight" diets. Dr. J urges finding the minimal effective dose moving you towards goals through smart, consistent action.To create lasting success, Scott and Dr. J recommend:Set goals fulfilling your values versus others' expectations. Seek small wins building capability and confidence.Design plans fitting your schedule, skills and preferences to make adherence enjoyable.Focus on process over outcomes. MasterPROGRESS, not perfection.Identify the smallest change with the biggest impact for you. Build through minimal effective dose, not drastic overhauls.Scott and Dr. J equip listeners with insights to ditch short-lived diets and setbacks for lifelong wellbeing. By honoring your unique needs and capabilities, you engineer plans built to last. Tune in to gain science-backed strategies on achieving fitness and wellness goals compatible with your lifestyle and values. The journey continues one realistic step at a time.
Uncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!
Aug 8 2023
Uncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!
Welcome to your trusted hub for all things health, fitness, and wellness. We're all about empowering you to create sustainable lifestyle changes, and today we're focusing on a pressing issue that many of us struggle with - overeating. Our goal is to equip you with tips and techniques to take control of your eating habits, aiding your weight loss journey and boosting your overall fitness levels.So, what's the secret to stop overeating? It's not about restrictive diets or punishing workouts, but about understanding your triggers and creating a balanced, sustainable relationship with food. That's why we've put together these 5 transformative tips.Don’t Under Eat: Many think that weight loss is all about slashing calorie intake drastically. However, under-eating can often backfire, leading to overeating due to excessive hunger. We'll show you how to maintain a balance, nourishing your body with nutrient-dense foods without deprivation.Notice Your Triggers: Emotional eating and stress-induced snacking can be major culprits of overeating. Our videos will guide you through recognizing your personal triggers and managing them effectively, aiding your wellness journey.Do Minimal Effective Dose not Maximal Tolerable Volume: When it comes to workouts, more is not always better. We'll teach you to prioritize quality over quantity, helping you achieve optimal results without putting undue stress on your body or encouraging overeating as a form of compensation.Know Yourself: Every body is unique, and understanding your specific needs is crucial for sustained weight loss and fitness. We'll help you navigate your own wellness path, acknowledging your individual dietary requirements and fitness goals.Replace, Don’t Eliminate (Root Cause): Rather than simply cutting out foods or habits, it's important to understand the root cause of overeating. By replacing unhealthy habits with healthier ones, you'll cultivate long-lasting changes that will fuel your fitness and health in the long term.From nutrition guides to tailored workouts, our channel is dedicated to supporting you through your health journey. We believe in promoting wellness in all aspects of life, offering practical advice to help you navigate the challenges of overeating, weight loss, and fitness.Remember, it's not about achieving a quick fix but fostering a lifestyle of balanced eating, regular physical activity, and overall wellness. With these tips, we hope to inspire you on your journey to better health and happiness.Remember to subscribe and hit the notification bell to stay updated on all our latest content. We're excited to support you every step of the way on this transformative journey.Also check out: Gym for Beginners: 5 Tips for Successhttps://youtu.be/eQPbnnqJRusAlso check out: Uncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://studio.youtube.com/video/T5ZGkbOMk-I/edit
Client Compliance: The Secret to Success as a Personal Trainer
Aug 7 2023
Client Compliance: The Secret to Success as a Personal Trainer
In the latest episode of "Becoming the Ultimate Fitness Coach with the Jock and the Doc," hosts Dr. J and Scott tackle the important but often poorly understood topic of client compliance. As always they are focused on increasing results in training for fitness and supporting the business of fitness, With their combined background in personal training and human behavior expert, they understand that designing the perfect workout and nutrition program is only half the battle - getting clients to fully commit to and follow that program is just as crucial for achieving results. Dr. J emphasizing that compliance needs to be a top priority for any fitness coach. Even the best program in the world won't get results if clients aren't sticking to it consistently. She points out that there are two big mistakes coaches make when trying to improve compliance: (1) not dedicating enough focus to it from the very start of working with a client, and (2) trying to talk about compliance during training sessions. She argues that compliance needs to be woven into the fabric of the client-coach relationship, not treated as an afterthought; and substantive conversations need to happen in a separate, dedicated time and space outside of sweat-dripping, heart-pumping workout sessions.Scott chimes in that the best way to lay the groundwork for excellent compliance is to have in-depth consultations with clients, outside of the gym environment. These sessions do not have to be long, the recommendation being about 15 minutes.  During these sessions coaches can explore clients' goals, motivations and potential obstacles in-depth, without distractions. These meetings allow coaches to understand how to best support each individual client in staying consistent, overcoming hurdles and taking ownership of their programs. Scott reflects on mistakes he made early in his personal training career and that he still sees when working with other personal trainers; the tendency to have all consultations on the gym chatting briefly between sets. He learned over time that compliance is about the plan that works for the client and their lifestyle, which requires a recurring discussion topic, not a one-off conversation.To wrap up the insightful episode, Dr. J and Scott share examples of questions and topics to address during compliance consultations. The hosts emphasize that conversations should be two-way, with the coach actively listening and making adjustments based on the client's needs.With their trademark humor and wisdom, Dr. J and Scott deliver excellent insights into why coaching compliance is so critical for personal trainers, and how dedicating real time and attention to it separates the good from the great in the fitness industry. Tune in to this episode to learn practical strategies for setting clients up for success with their programs. Just like in fitness pursuits, consistency is everything when building strong coach-client relationships.Keep watching for more videos on #fitness #training #business Subscribe for best daily videos Also check out: Gym for Beginners: 5 Tips for Successhttps://youtu.be/eQPbnnqJRus(PG Clean Family Friendly For Kids, No Swearing)Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@UCfQgsKhHjSyRLOp9mnffqVg Programming Personal Training Sessions | How To Create Workouts As A Personal Trainer | 2023 GuideClient Check Ins Fitness and Nutrition CoachesAlso check out these past videos of oursUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍
The One Habit to be a High Performer in Business and Fitness| J.L.Holdsworth
Aug 7 2023
The One Habit to be a High Performer in Business and Fitness| J.L.Holdsworth
Ready to learn what it takes to perform at the highest level? In a recent captivating interview, "The Jock and the Doc" had the privilege of sitting down with the esteemed Coach JL Holdsworth, a legendary figure in the world of strength and conditioning. His journey from humble beginnings to becoming the ultimate fitness coach is nothing short of awe-inspiring.Arriving in Columbus, OH in 2002 with only $300 and his belongings squeezed into a two-door sedan, Coach JL took the professional powerlifting scene by storm as a member of the renowned Westside Barbell. His remarkable achievements include a 905lb squat, a 775lb bench press (a world record), and an 804lb deadlift. However, a devastating setback occurred in 2004 when he broke his back while attempting an astounding 1,100lb squat.Facing the grim prognosis of never being able to lift heavy again, JL embarked on a global quest to defy medical expectations. His relentless determination and thirst for knowledge led him to discover unique methods that ultimately enabled him to reclaim victory by winning a world championship in the deadlift in 2014.The adversity he faced ignited a fervent passion for Coach JL – one centered around uncovering groundbreaking techniques to enhance performance. His expertise lies in transforming unconscious patterns, thereby empowering individuals to perform at their peak even under the most taxing circumstances. This ability to excel under stress is paramount to achieving success at the highest level.Drawing from his vast experience and innovative insights, Coach JL has been instrumental in helping some of the world's top performers improve their resilience, prevent injuries, and accelerate their recovery. His client roster boasts an impressive array of high performers such as special operations forces worldwide and esteemed sports teams such as the University of Michigan, Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Blues, and The Ohio State University, to name just a few.A true disruptor in the field of human performance, Coach JL defies conventional norms with his insatiable curiosity and unyielding dedication to optimization. Embracing what he calls “a three-year-old's mentality” of constant inquiry and innovation, he consistently challenges established norms to uncover the most efficient and effective methods for his clients.The interview with Coach JL Holdsworth left "The Jock and the Doc" and their fitness podcast audience captivated and inspired. His incredible journey to becoming a powerhouse in the fitness world serves as a testament to the power of high performance, determination, and an unrelenting thirst for knowledge. With his transformative insights and passion for excellence, Coach JL continues to redefine the boundaries of human performance for fitness professionals and entrepreneurs alike . Inspired by : The One Personality Trait That Separates All High PerformersInspired by : The 3 Most Common Traits Of All High Performers | Alex HormoziInspired by : 15 Things High Performers Do To Get Ahead Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Keep watching to see more videos on Fitness, fitness professionals, fitness trainers, nutritionists, fitness mentor, fitness business, fitness coaches, gym owners, fitness business coach, fitness business mentor, fitness psychology, psychology, behavior coaching, health.Also check out these past videos of oursUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed li
From Trainer to Entrepreneur: How to Thrive as a Gym Owner
Jul 24 2023
From Trainer to Entrepreneur: How to Thrive as a Gym Owner
From Trainer to Entrepreneur: How to Thrive as a Gym OwnerJoin us for an enlightening podcast episode with Mitch Shooks, a seasoned fitness professional who has achieved remarkable success in the industry. As we explore the evolution of the fitness world, Mitch highlights the positive strides made, providing diverse options for people to embark on their fitness journey, ranging from community recreation to concierge fitness services, group classes, and self-led fitness centers. He emphasizes the shift towards a holistic health perspective, making fitness accessible to everyone.Delving into the challenges faced by the fitness industry, Mitch sheds light on the need to distinguish true experts from those offering conflicting advice. Recognizing the confusion among individuals seeking effective fitness solutions, Mitch reveals his insights on navigating this complex landscape.Reflecting on his own journey, Mitch shares valuable wisdom, advising aspiring trainers to seek mentorship and constantly pursue learning. He attributes his success as a gym owner to understanding fundamental business principles, learning from clients, and developing a distinguishable service that resonates with the market.While discussing the pros and cons of gym ownership, Mitch emphasizes the importance of creating a gym that fosters the growth and development of both trainers and clients. With profound insights, he emphasizes the significance of hiring based on personality, valuing team dynamics over ego, and seeking guidance from business coaches or experienced gym owners.For those aspiring to be the ultimate fitness coach, Mitch advocates for continuous learning, niche specialization, and investing in mentorship from industry experts. Demonstrating genuine passion for one's craft is key to inspiring and infecting clients with enthusiasm for their fitness journey.Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from Mitch Shooks, a seasoned professional who has not only mastered the art of fitness coaching but also excelled as a gym owner. His journey is a testament to the power of dedication, continuous growth, and creating a thriving fitness community. Tune in to unlock a wealth of insights that will transform your approach to fitness coaching and gym ownership.Keep watching to see more videos on Fitness, fitness professionals, fitness trainers, nutritionists, fitness mentor, fitness business, fitness coaches, gym owners, fitness business coach, fitness business mentor, fitness psychology, psychology, behavior coaching, health, healthy habits, behavioral psychology, fitness podcast, certified personal trainer, fitness business podcast, weight loss, Healthy Behavior Institute, fitness motivation, planet fitness, habits, nutrition.Subscribe for best daily videos. Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@UCfQgsKhHjSyRLOp9mnffqVg The Truth About "Calories In, Calories Out"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkxWbvPJK1MAlso check out these past videos of oursUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IBecoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA4TsRGfY78PG clean, family friendly, no swearing
Unlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Results
Jul 23 2023
Unlocking Lasting Fitness: The Art of Balancing Quick Results
Are you ready to unlock the secrets to becoming the ultimate coach in the world of fitness? Join us as we dive deep into the realm of fitness, health behavior, and the psychology behind lasting results. Whether you're a fitness professional, a dedicated fitness enthusiast, or someone looking to take their fitness journey to the next level, this podcast episode is tailored just for you.Imagine having the power to guide your clients through the three essential phases of their fitness endeavors: the "Walk," the "Jog," and the exhilarating "Sprint." We'll reveal the strategies that will help you empower your clients to make lasting changes, achieve their goals, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.Get ready to tap into the wealth of knowledge shared by our certified personal trainers and behavioral psychology experts. It's time to become the ultimate coach and make a profound impact in the world of fitness.In this episode, Scott Schutte and Dr. Janine Stichter, certified personal trainers and experts in fitness psychology, take you through the three essential phases that clients often find themselves in during their fitness endeavors. We understand that everyone desires results promptly, but sustainability is key. Therefore, it's important to guide our clients in determining their ideal approach based on their unique personalities and the season of their life they are currently in.The first phase we explore is the "Walk" phase. This phase involves making small changes gradually and adopting a slow-and-steady approach towards achieving fitness goals. We emphasize the importance of defining this phase clearly, aligning client and coach expectations, and recognizing that clients may shift between this and the other phases based on their circumstances and motivations.Next, we delve into the "Jog" phase. Here, clients are ready to make notable changes in their routines and activities to propel themselves closer to their fitness objectives. It's an exciting stage that requires dedication and a willingness to step out of one's comfort zone. As fitness and wellness coaches, we provide the necessary guidance to ensure clients clearly understand and have the tools to execute key changes to achieve optimal results during this phase.Lastly, we explore the "Sprint" phase. This phase is characterized by a total commitment to overhauling one's lifestyle and pushing boundaries for rapid transformations. Although it may be intense, this phase can yield incredible results in a short period. We discuss when this phase is and is not ideal toward their fitness goals. We also highlight that this cannot and should not be the only type of phase clients and coaches pursue.Interested in BECOMING the ULTIMATE FITNESS COACH?! Find out more here 👇https://healthybehaviorinstitute.com/Give this video a thumbs up if you enjoyed listening 👍Keep watching to see more videos on Fitness, fitness professionals, fitness trainers, nutritionists, fitness mentor, fitness business, fitness coaches, gym owners, fitness business coach, fitness business mentor, fitness psychology, psychology, behavior coaching, health, healthy habits, behavioral psychology, fitness podcast, certified personal trainer, fitness business podcast, weight loss, Healthy Behavior Institute, fitness motivation, planet fitness, habits, nutrition.Subscribe for best videos. Inspired by https://www.youtube.com/@AlexHormozihttps://www.youtube.com/@UCfQgsKhHjSyRLOp9mnffqVg The Truth About "Calories In, Calories Out"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkxWbvPJK1MAlso check out these past videos of oursUncover the Secret to Stop Overeating - Find out the 5 Tips!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WVjvkA6SBQUncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ZGkbOMk-IPG clean, family friendly, no swearing
The Surprising Secret to Becoming a Great Coach
Jul 3 2023
The Surprising Secret to Becoming a Great Coach
Welcome back to our channel, your trusted guide to personal growth and professional achievement! In our latest video, "The Surprising Secret to Becoming a Great Coach," we dive deep into the crucial foundations of effective coaching and provide insights that could revolutionize your approach. This isn't just another video about fitness, personal training, exercise, or weight loss. It's about transforming your coaching journey from being 'good' to 'great.'You might recall Jordan Peterson's famous words, "Want to make the world a better place, start by cleaning your room." This idea rings true for coaches as well. It's about introspection and self-improvement before expecting changes in others. As personal trainers, we might find it relatively easier to grasp concepts related to exercise and nutrition. But what about other crucial areas such as finances, time management, or relationships?Our video addresses these overlooked areas and breaks them down into three central concepts:Know Yourself - It all starts with self-understanding. A coach who doesn't practice introspection is like a ship without a compass. Learn how to assess and elevate your strengths while also acknowledging and improving your weaknesses.Empathy - The ability to resonate with others is not just about understanding their perspective. It's about feeling what they feel and genuinely desiring to assist them in their journey. Empathy is the bridge that connects coaches to their clients on a deeper, more personal level.Behavioral Science in Coaching - Understand that every recommendation you make as a coach needs to be grounded in the principles of behavior science. The ability to shape and influence behavior is crucial to bringing about meaningful and lasting changes in clients' lives.So, if you're an aspiring coach in the realm of personal training, fitness, nutrition, or if you're just passionate about helping others achieve their goals, this video is for you. Explore these themes with us as we venture into the surprising secret to becoming a great coach, a journey that begins with personal transformation.Remember, the key to impactful coaching isn't just about the knowledge you impart but also about the journey you've embarked on yourself. As a coach, your transformation can be the catalyst for your client's change.So, join us in this journey of self-improvement and see how it can create a ripple effect, impacting not only your life but also those around you. Let's start making changes from within and see how far we can reach!Make sure to like, comment, and subscribe to stay updated on our latest content. Every comment, share, and subscription helps us in our mission to empower individuals to become the best versions of themselves.Let's grow together. Let's become great coaches.Also check out: Gym for Beginners: 5 Tips for Successhttps://youtu.be/eQPbnnqJRusAlso check out: Uncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming Onehttps://studio.youtube.com/video/T5ZGkbOMk-I/edit(PG Clean Family Friendly For Kids, No Swearing)
Habits & Behavior - How the Fitness Industry is Falling Short
Jul 2 2023
Habits & Behavior - How the Fitness Industry is Falling Short
Habits & Behavior - How the Fitness Industry is Falling ShortWelcome to our latest episode, "Habits & Behavior - How the Fitness Industry is Falling Short." Today, we challenge the conventional understanding of personal training, nutrition coaching, and weight loss - by delving into the intriguing world of behavior science. Why is it that even with the most effective exercise regimens and diet plans, many people struggle with weight loss? The answer often lies not in the workout or meal plan, but in our habits and behaviors. We are putting a spotlight on popular techniques - Motivational Interviewing, Accountability Coaching, and Habit Based Coaching, and discussing how these methods, though beneficial, might be missing the mark when used in isolation.We begin with Dr. J, a respected authority in the health and fitness sector and a pioneer in bridging fitness and psychology. As a woman who has made her mark in this industry, Dr. J underscores the crucial role of behavioral science for anyone involved in the health and fitness world. She posits that sustainable weight loss isn't simply about rigorous exercise or strict diets, but more about understanding and modifying our ingrained habits and behaviors.In our Motivational Interviewing segment, we discuss how this counseling approach, while can be effective at inspiring individuals to find their motivation for lifestyle changes, falls short if the approach isn't from a seasoned professional or is limited in the type of questions asked. We have to be cautious of asking questions that lead in directions we don't want or know how to handle. Our conversation on Accountability Coaching reveals how this method can enhance a client's commitment to their fitness journey. However, it's crucial to note that accountability is more than just a tool for ensuring compliance with exercise routines and diet plans. We discuss how personal trainers and nutrition coaches need to evolve their approach, emphasizing more on fostering self-responsibility and less on external accountability. Finally, we explore Habit Based Coaching, which advocates for the formation of healthier habits and the elimination of harmful ones. However, we argue that most coaches we see using what they call habit coaching is really just telling someone to do something over and over again. This doesn't lead to habits, it's more of a quick fix that's unsustainable. If you're a personal trainer, a nutrition coach, or simply someone striving for weight loss, this episode will offer a fresh perspective. We shed light on how understanding and incorporating behavior science could be the key to a more effective fitness journey and how these standalone techniques may not be as effective as they seem. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe for more groundbreaking content. Tune in now and reshape your understanding of fitness and weight loss.Inspired by If You're a PT, Don't Work FOR The Gym, I'll Explain...Inspired by How to be a Successful Trainer / Gym Owner | Day In The Life...Inspired by You Want to Become a Personal Trainer ? Watch this First !...Inspired by Pros & Cons of Being A Personal Trainer...Inspired by Getting Started As A New Personal Trainer...Also check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 2https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33UIzk74r9I&t=1sAlso check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9mDKGLdzIM&t=8sAlso check out: Why Behavior Coaching Needs to Be a Stand Alone Servicehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxGW-5pVDjI&t=73s(PG Clean Family Friendly For Kids, No Swearing)
Gym for Beginners: 5 Tips for Success
Jun 12 2023
Gym for Beginners: 5 Tips for Success
Beginners Guide to the Gym: The Key to Starting Your Fitness JourneyAre you a beginner looking to kickstart your fitness journey? Are you looking to lose weight with support from trained professionals and in a place with like minded individuals. Look no further! In this comprehensive YouTube video, we provide you with the ultimate guide to navigating the gym as a beginner. Starting your fitness journey may seem daunting, but we assure you that it's easier than you think. Whether you're aiming for weight loss, improved health, or simply want to adopt a more active lifestyle, this video has got you covered.Getting started is often the hardest part, but we're here to tell you that you don't need to be in good shape to start. The gym is a place for individuals of all fitness levels, and this video emphasizes the importance of embracing where you are on your personal fitness spectrum. We debunk the myth that you need to be in peak physical condition before entering the gym and encourage beginners to take that first step towards a healthier lifestyle.When starting out, it's crucial to ease into your workouts to stay consistent. We discuss the benefits of gradually increasing your exercise intensity and frequency to avoid burnout or potential injuries. Taking it slow doesn't mean you won't achieve your fitness goals—it's about building a solid foundation that will set you up for long-term success.One of the main takeaways from this video is that everyone needs guidance, regardless of their fitness level. We introduce you to the concept of having a personal trainer or seeking assistance from a knowledgeable gym owner. They can provide you with expert advice, create tailored workout plans, and ensure that you're performing exercises with proper form and technique. This guidance will not only accelerate your progress but also keep you motivated and accountable throughout your fitness journey.We delve into the importance of mindset and redefine the purpose of workouts. We emphasize that workouts are not solely for weight loss, but rather a means to improve overall health, increase strength, boost energy levels, and enhance mental well-being. By shifting your perspective, you'll find greater enjoyment in the gym and stay committed to your fitness goals in the long run.So, whether you're a complete beginner or someone looking to refresh their gym routine, this YouTube video is your ultimate guide to getting started. Join us on this transformative fitness journey, and let's unlock your full potential together. Remember, the hardest part is taking that first step, but with the right mindset, guidance, and preparation, you'll be well on your way to achieving your fitness goals. Don't wait any longer—watch the video now and embark on the exciting adventure that is the gym!Inspired by If You're a PT, Don't Work FOR The Gym, I'll Explain...Inspired by How to be a Successful Trainer / Gym Owner | Day In The Life...Inspired by You Want to Become a Personal Trainer ? Watch this First !...Inspired by Pros & Cons of Being A Personal Trainer...Inspired by Getting Started As A New Personal Trainer...Also check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 2https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33UIzk74r9I&t=1sAlso check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9mDKGLdzIM&t=8sAlso check out: Why Behavior Coaching Needs to Be a Stand Alone Servicehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxGW-5pVDjI&t=73s(PG Clean Family Friendly For Kids, No Swearing)
Becoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!
Jun 2 2023
Becoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!
"Becoming a Personal Trainer: 8 Things You Need to Know Now!" is a comprehensive guide, unveiling important realities that every aspiring fitness professional should understand before embarking on their journey in the fitness business. This guide offers valuable insights into the less-talked-about aspects of the profession, providing a realistic picture of the life of a fitness trainer helping people with their weight loss and healthy behaviors. Many mistakenly believe that a personal trainer certification is a guaranteed ticket to success. In truth, your PT certification is merely the beginning; it doesn't fully prepare you for the myriad situations you'll face when working with clients. From handling clients with varying health behaviors to those with different fitness goals, the real learning starts when you begin your fitness coaching journey.Don't be disheartened if you're not swamped with clients at first. Building a fitness business takes time, patience, and a great deal of networking. As an emerging fitness coach, you must be patient and persistent. Remember, it's better to cultivate a small, dedicated client base than to chase quantity.Working as a fitness trainer involves listening to clients' problems frequently. You're not only a trainer but also an empathetic listener who plays a significant role in their fitness psychology. Understanding and respecting your clients' struggles can help you devise the best fitness solutions for them.Ongoing education is a crucial part of a fitness professional's routine. Staying updated with the latest in fitness training, nutrition, and behavior coaching is essential to ensure your clients' success and keep your fitness business thriving. Be it subscribing to a fitness business podcast or attending seminars at the Healthy Behavior Institute, your learning should never stop.Personal training goes beyond mere workout sessions. It can be challenging, like any other job, requiring you to balance personal commitments and professional responsibilities. However, a passion for fitness can turn these challenges into rewarding experiences.Mental flexibility is a key asset for personal trainers. With clients quitting and coming back, changing schedules, and constant adjustments, it's essential to stay adaptable and patient. This flexibility will not only help you manage your work better but also be a dependable support system for your clients.Patience is crucial in this profession. Excuses will come in plenty, and results may be slow, but it's your role as a fitness coach to keep your clients motivated. You need to be their cheerleader, celebrating their every small victory, and encouraging them to maintain healthy habits.Becoming a personal trainer is an exciting journey filled with challenges and rewards. This profession offers the unique opportunity to make a tangible difference in people's lives while keeping yourself healthy and fit. It's more than a job; it's a lifestyle that encourages health, happiness, and constant growth. If you believe you have what it takes to make this commitment, then this could indeed be the perfect career path for you.Inspired by If You're a PT, Don't Work FOR The Gym, I'll Explain...Inspired by How to be a Successful Trainer / Gym Owner | Day In The Life...Inspired by You Want to Become a Personal Trainer ? Watch this First !...Inspired by Pros & Cons of Being A Personal Trainer...Inspired by Getting Started As A New Personal Trainer...Also check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 2https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33UIzk74r9I&t=1sAlso check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9mDKGLdzIM&t=8sAlso check out: Why Behavior Coaching Needs to Be a Stand Alone Servicehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxGW-5pVDjI&t=73s
Uncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming One
Jun 2 2023
Uncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming One
"Uncovering The Dark Side of Being a Personal Trainer: Don't Ignore This Before Becoming One" sets out to debunk the rosy illusion surrounding the profession of personal training. This in-depth exploration goes beyond the sweat-slicked glamour and allure that fitness ads sell and dives headlong into the stark reality of the fitness industry.This exploration aims to present a realistic view of the profession, but it also celebrates the potential rewards and fulfillment this career path can offer. So, stay with us as we delve deeper into both the pitfalls and the rewards of becoming a personal trainer.Many enter the field inspired by tales of 6-figure incomes earned on sandy beaches, shimmering visions of working with professional athletes, or the simple appeal of staying in shape. However, the journey of fitness professionals, specifically personal trainers, is more complex and challenging than what meets the eye.Contrary to popular belief, being a fitness trainer requires more than just a love for lifting weights or being a former athlete. Fitness training isn't a default option for those at a career crossroads, but a vocation that demands a relentless passion for fitness and an undying desire to inspire that passion in others.A crucial aspect often overlooked is the health behavior of clients. As a certified personal trainer, your primary task is not just to devise workout routines but also to act as a fitness mentor, promoting healthy habits, and influencing a positive health behavior change. This requires a deep understanding of fitness psychology and behavior coaching, and a degree of empathy that isn't everyone's cup of tea.While the fitness business might promise a glamorous lifestyle, the profession entails irregular and long work hours that might not appeal to everyone. If you're someone who craves the stability of a set salary and detests change, this industry might test your patience. Moreover, as a fitness business owner, you'd also have to manage the less appealing administrative aspects.Furthermore, the realm of fitness training is one of continuous evolution. You must harbor a desire for ongoing education, to stay relevant and effective. As a personal trainer, your roles might range from being a nutritionist helping with weight loss to becoming a fitness business coach hosting a fitness business podcast. A lack of enthusiasm for continuous learning can make you feel outpaced in this fast-evolving industry.The aspect of dealing with different personalities and temperaments can be another potential challenge. Limited patience and empathy can turn out to be major roadblocks when dealing with varied clients. Remember, the role of a personal trainer often overlaps with that of a psychologist, and this is where behavioral psychology comes into play. Your ability to handle different personalities, frustrations, and limitations can heavily influence your success in this field.However, even with these challenges, if you still feel a strong calling towards this path, then you're in the right place. The Healthy Behavior Institute and other similar platforms offer valuable resources for aspirants to make an informed decision. Despite its challenges, the field can be highly rewarding for those genuinely passionate about fitness and health.Inspired by If You're a PT, Don't Work FOR The Gym, I'll Explain...Inspired by How to be a Successful Trainer / Gym Owner | Day In The Life...Inspired by You Want to Become a Personal Trainer ? Watch this First !...Inspired by Pros & Cons of Being A Personal Trainer...Inspired by Getting Started As A New Personal Trainer...Also check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 2https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33UIzk74r9I&t=1sAlso check out: Understanding the Fitness Consumer of 2023  - Part 1https://www.youtube.com/watc