What is a Health Coach and how can I help you?
Health Coaches guide their clients to make weight-related behavioral changes through goal setting, education, motivation, programming, support, appropriate progressions, and referral when necessary. Health Coaches bring a unique understanding of the intertwined emotional, behavioral, physical, nutritional, exercise, and lifestyle factors to clients to help them enhance their well-being, and support them as they strive to reach their lifestyle and weight management goals.
As your Health Coach, I will offer you the opportunity to positively enhance your wellness from a more holistic perspective, imparting real, meaningful, and lasting change. Through a thought-provoking process, I will help you discover your internal motivation and enhance your overall level of health and well-being.
Health Coaching Benefits Include:
Nutrition & Diet
Lowering Blood Pressure
Exercise & Fitness
Achieving and maintain a healthy body weight and body composition are central goals of good health. This issue also has become a national public-health priority, as nearly 36% of American adults and 18% of American children and adolescents are obese. Obesity reduces the quality of health and life, and increases the risk for developing numerous chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, gout, sleep apnea, and osteoarthritis.
According to the World Health Organization, here are key facts about Obesity:
Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980.
in 2008, 1.5 billion adults age 20 and older were
overweight. Of these, more than 200 million men and
nearly 300 million women were obese.
Overall, more than one in 10 of the world's adult
population is obese.
65% of the world's population lives in countries where
overweight and obesity kill more people than
Nearly 43 million children under the age of five were
overweight in 2010.