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:
- Weight Loss
- Nutrition & Diet
- Diabetes Management
- Stress Management
- Behavior Modification
- Lowering Blood Pressure
- Disease Management
- Exercise & Fitness
- Lowering Cholesterol
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.