For many, the holidays are filled with never-ending to-to lists, visits from difficult relatives and the obligations of securing thoughtful (and pricey) holiday gifts, which is why stress levels increase over the holidays.
When the holidays come around, schedules get packed and cookie trays are everywhere. That can make it more challenging to stick to your nutrition and fitness routines, but sneaking time in to exercise can have huge benefits, from lowering holiday-related stress to minimizing the impact of all those delicious treats. Keep these 12 strategies in mind when you’re ready to move:
If you’re stuck in the daily grind of your nine-to-five desk job and you find yourself dreaming about helping others achieve their health and wellness goals, it might be time for a career change. With your passion, drive, and commitment, now is the best time to pursue an education to become a personal trainer and start changing lives.
Here are four things you need to know as you explore personal trainer education and certification and work toward your end goal of helping others achieve health and fitness.
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Whether you’re training clients in their home, in your home, at the park, or in a fitness center or gym, having personal trainer insurance is incredibly important. It protects you, your clients, and your business, especially at a time when the median cost for a liability lawsuit is $54,000.
If you’re ready to take the leap and become a health coach, you’re in good company. Health coaches have the power to transform lives by changing behaviors so people can make healthier choices in order to battle chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. Your passion for helping others pursue and achieve their goals for healthier living may have launched your desire to become a health coach, but now it’s time to take the practical steps to turn your love of health and wellness into a career.
As a holistic health coach, certifications are just the beginning of your education. Although these provide a solid foundation, particularly in learning evidence-based approaches, it’s a good idea to get in the habit of supplementing that knowledge with fresh insights, research, and discussions.
You’re passionate about health and fitness, and you’ve made the decision to turn that passion into a career as a personal trainer. Chances are you have a lot of questions: What types of personal trainer certifications are available? Can I specialize? Are they expensive?
You’re passionate about holistic nutrition and healthy living, and you’ve decided it’s time—you’re ready to launch your holistic health coach career. However, with nearly 50 percent of new small businesses failing within the first five years, leaping into a new career probably feels daunting.
If you want to become a holistic health coach, you’re not alone. Recent statistics show that the numbers of people attaining holistic health certifications are on the rise, and for good reason. According to the Huffington Post, which cited the latest MetLife Annual Employee Benefits Trends study, almost half of employers offer wellness programs, and in companies with over 500 employees, the share jumps to over 75%.
If you love fitness and want to expand that passion into a career in personal training, your timing is excellent. The field shows considerable growth and competitive salaries, while providing opportunities for meaningful job satisfaction and long-term prospects.
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