Lessons the Year 2020 Has Taught the Health and Wellness Industry (Part 2)

    2020 has been a year of challenges, pain, and transformation in numerous forms. Most industries have experienced difficult, unprecedented changes and have been obligated to look inward to find ways to adapt to changes and be part of the solution in a time of need. The health and wellness industry is no exception, as the year 2020 leaves us many lessons on which to reflect and take action. 

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    Scenario: A personal trainer, Cameron, greets her client, Rodney, and leads him through a workout while Rodney’s Apple Watch tracks his heart rate and active calories burned. For the following week, Cameron builds a training plan for Rodney, including a few independent workouts and daily habits, and Rodney completes them. The next week, a scheduling conflict pops up for Rodney when he’s supposed to meet with Cameron, so Cameron reschedules him for a session for the following day. 

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    Lessons the Year 2020 Has Taught the Health and Wellness Industry (Part 1)

    Without question, the year 2020 will go down as one of the most eventful, trying, and devastating years in the last several decades. It has been a year where global health—physical, mental, and emotional—has taken center stage. At the same time, 2020 will also be remembered as the year where people came together to show support for first responders and essential workers, shared information and resources, and, ultimately, reflected on everyone’s individual role in ensuring common wellbeing.

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    5 Ways to Diversify Your Income as a Personal Trainer

    Personal trainer certification completed—check! 

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    Innovative ideas for how to make an income as a personal trainer—pending.

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    We live in the information era, which gives health professionals of today a huge advantage over those from a few decades ago. 

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    How to Support Your Clients Through the Most Common Holiday Health Struggles 

    For many people in the US, the stretch of time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s looks quite different from the rest of the year. There are more irregular schedules, (hopefully) more days off, and usually more activities related to prepping for the holidays. 

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    Coach Resource: How to Prepare Your Health and Wellness Business for the New Year

    For business owners and entrepreneurs everywhere, the New Year represents an opportunity to set out new goals for your programming, revenue, and overall growth. 

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    In the coaching world, the search for an easy answer to setting the “right” price for your services can be likened to a search for the holy grail; there are tons of clues out there, but the true answer doesn’t seem to exist.

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    Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. 

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    Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects one in ten women of reproductive age. In the US alone, that equals about five million women. As your health coaching business grows, it is likely that you will encounter at least one client who has PCOS. 

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