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Why Personal Trainers Should Consider a Nutrition Certification

You’ve likely heard the phrase “You can’t out-train a bad diet.”  As a personal trainer, you know that both physical activity and healthy eating habits contribute to long-term health outcomes. To help your clients fully reach their goals you need to address fitness, lifestyle, and nutrition.

Become a Health & Wellness Coach in Six Months or Less

You can choose from a wide variety of programs to become a health and wellness coach. These vary from structured college-level programs to online self-paced courses. If you are looking to make a change and try a new career guiding others toward healthier living, it is possible to complete a program in six months. How? […]

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What You Can and Can’t Do As a Health & Wellness Coach

Are you looking to bring your passion for health to the next level, but are struggling with where to begin? Maybe you want to help people eat healthier and get more exercise, but you’re struggling with what steps to take to learn how to do so professionally. If this sounds like you, you’re an excellent […]

5 Places That Are Hiring Holistic Health Coaches

Gaining education and experience in holistic health can offer numerous benefits, from giving you insights into your own health and self-care to assisting others who can benefit from advice on nutrition and lifestyle changes.

How to Become a Health Coach: Qualifications & Steps

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 […]