Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach…

I just realized that it has been almost one month since my last blog post and that is just ridiculous! No wonder my readership is down the toilet…bad blogger.. BAD.

But I promise I have a good reason for being MIA…the past couple of months have been crazy for me.

First, I worked my ass off in the gym and went up one tier. I am officially a Pro trainer (In order to become pro trainer, you have to hit a certain amount of sessions in one month and also have a specialty). I practically lived in the gym in March and hit the number of sessions that I needed (and a little extra…). I remember going into my boss’s office in the beginning of March and saying to her “this is the month, I am hitting pro”. I am a true believer in the power of positive affirmation!

Onto the next big news….I am now a Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach!

LWM-STANDARD-KIT

What exactly is a LWMC? Here is a brief description from ACE

Become an ACE-certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach

Your clients want to lose weight. They come to you for help – but many of them have health, lifestyle and fitness barriers getting in the way. As an ACE-certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach, you will be able to identify those barriers and design plans to help clients overcome them. You will learn to assess your clients' fitness and related behaviors, readiness to change and unique training needs. By recognizing what motivates clients, you can identify how to effectively communicate your advice and determine the best way to help them safely achieve their goals.

Developed by leading industry experts, the ACE Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach Certification highlights the essential relationship between physical activity and nutrition, and illustrates how permanent weight loss is most effectively brought about through a change in lifestyle. Upon successful completion of the ACE Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach Certification Exam, you will have demonstrated the ability to apply your knowledge of:

  • Psychological aspects of weight management
  • Biomechanical and physiological impact of obesity
  • Techniques for lifestyle coaching to facilitate behavior change
  • Relationship between exercise and nutrition in weight control
  • Exercise programming and weight-management strategies and progressions

I am so excited and can’t wait to use my expertise to help even more clients!!!!

I am truly blessed to be doing what I love and can’t wait to continue this journey…

Namaste…

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6 comments :

  1. OMG Mari!! That's so exciting!! Congrats to you!

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  2. A job MADE for you! :) So proud and happy for you! xo!

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  3. Congrats! I know you will be great!

    Don't feel bad about being MIA. I have been too. Just too much going on. But I promise to be back to blogging soon, and it will mostly be travel as I am headed to Israel and Europe and hope to blog each day.

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  4. Hey Mari! So, I've been meaning to stop by and tell you CONGRATS for obviously a long time now. I really hope you are enjoying your new career as a Lifestyle and Weight Management coach!! I would hire you any day :)

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  5. I've been EXTREMELY drained these last few days too, though it's probably from the crazy hot humid weather here and the lack of sleep.Cialis Generic

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