March 14, 2012
Hey Fit Pros,
If your clients want to change something (their weight, their nutrition habits), they have got to change something!
Makes sense, doesn’t it? But change is difficult. Most people attempt major changes in their life without setting up a framework for success. How can you get anywhere without a map or a game plan? This is where you (the Personal Trainer) comes in!
Finding the motivation and inspiration to adhere to the changes in life day-in, day-out, is challenging. Many people have very good intentions and start an exercise or healthy nutrition program, but within a few months 70 percent of them have dropped out. When people quit, it’s because they can’t find a reason to keep going. Motivation boils down to being sick and tired of the current situation and associating pleasure with the situation once the goal is achieved. If your clients can associate enough displeasure with their present scenario and enough excitement towards achieving their goals, you’ll pinpoint their personal motivation for exercise and healthy eating and it will be much easier help them stick with their program.
Ask your clients to take these important steps to uncovering their true motivation:
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