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The Coaching Mindset in Health-How the Client Helps Themselves!

I really don’t like the word journey (it reminds me too much of reality tv shows!!), but, if I’m to reflect on the past few years, there really is no better word for it. It certainly hasn’t been a straightforward...

How can your personality drive you & hinder you at the same time?

I'm a real doer. I find it excruciatingly painful to sit down for too long 'doing nothing'. Even if I'm (pretending to) watch TV, I have my laptop on my lap, working or exploring away. I'm the type who puts...

How is coaching different to consulting or counselling?

Most of us are familiar with the term ‘coaching’ especially as it relates to sport. In fact, most of us have had coaching of some kind, usually in childhood and as a member of a sporting team. You may associate...

Healthy Behaviours Series: Positive and Negative Food Language

Looking at the pictures above, what words would spring to mind about these foods and the emotions you feel when looking at the foods? (write these down) Now think about the feelings you would experience if you had just consumed...

THE SLOW FISH CONCEPT: PART 1 – FISH FOOD FOR THOUGHT….

Being a passionate lover of the wonderful world of ocean bounties, fish and seafood have played an abundant and pivotal role on my dining table for decades, a fact probably shared amongst many Aust… Source: THE SLOW FISH CONCEPT: PART...

Good Food/ Bad Food…???

www.healthcoachesinternational.com We all love lists that over-simplify our lives don't we?  We love seeing "top 10 Foods you have to eat" articles and lists of "bad foods to eliminate from your diet".  How often do we find ourselves saying "Don't...

The New Fitness Formula

FFITT formula Fuelling Frequency Intensity Time Type Those who are keen on attaining fitness are generally familiar with the principles of fitness development & programming. The key fitness components include: Frequency of training - balancing the importance of exposure to...

Portable Foods for Sports Events Training

  Managing your nutrition needs for a busy fitness and sport training and competition campaign can be tricky. Many serious and recreational athletes alike know the general principles of fuelling up before, during and after events but all the knowledge...

Christmas Stuffing – that’s the chook, not you! How to celebrate the without the blow-out!

Tis the season to say 'tis' and let our hair down while celebrating or commiserating over the events of the year almost gone and welcome the new year about to begin. With end-of year functions pulling us this way and...

Scurvy? …..scary!!!

Does anyone get the feeling we're all going just a little mad these days? Extreme diet movements seem to be all the go. The more extreme it is, the more attention it gets and the more people fall for it....

7 reasons why people don’t eat enough veggies

  I love veggies! There. I’ve said it! But as I’ve discovered, most people don’t share my enthusiasm for the plant world of food. I’ve investigated why this is the case. Firstly, let’s look at why we should eat veggies:...

A Food Focus on Nutritional Health

There are many Nutrition Courses out there. Many are fantastic entry points or qualifications for the professional world of Nutrition. Promoting healthy eating practices is a vital component of addressing the frightening obesity problem in the western world. We've heard the statistics, with...