Our health care is broken, our country is sicker and more obese and disease-ridden than ever. There is something amiss, which has called to action the role of a Health Coach. Health Coaches are at the forefront of today’s health revolution. At a time when one in five people will die of lifestyle related disease, Health Coaches provide the nutritional and lifestyle guidance society desperately needs to find its way back to health.
A health coach is not a nutritionist, or a dietitian. A Health Coach is a cheerleader, motivator, holistic practitioner, healthy living guru, recipe creator, clean eating expert, and fitness advisor. The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the largest nutrition school in the country, defines a health coach as “a wellness authority and supportive mentor who motivates individuals to cultivate positive health choices. Health coaches educate and support clients to achieve their health goals through lifestyle and behavior adjustments.” To put it simply, health coaches are highly educated guides in the fields of nutrition, wellness, bio-individuality and mentoring.
There is scientific evidence that working with a Health Coach has a significant increase in a more positive result. Several studies have shown health coaching to be effective in improving various aspects of health. One of the Study methods was based on 5405 employees aged 18–85, during 2001–2008. The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of an interactive health coaching intervention at lowering weight. The results Average body mass index (BMI) significantly decreased from 32.1 at baseline to 31.4 at 3 months, 31.0 at 6 months, and 30.6 at 12 months. Change in BMI through 12 months was −0.7% for those with normal weight, −2.0% for overweight, −3.6% for obese, and −7.1% for morbidly obese individuals at baseline. CONCLUSION: Interactive health coaching significantly lowered BMI among participants through 3, 6, and 12 months of follow-up.
At Vivire Wellness our coaches help you succeed. Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain muscle, get fit, or start living a healthier lifestyle, our coaches are there to support you 100% of the way. We work with corporations, small groups or individuals, whom want to lose weight, increase energy, or get healthy and start the living the life they love. You can even schedule a free Lose weight without Dieting Discovery session with Vivire Wellness, to discuss your challenges, struggles and plan of action.
You can read about our Creator’s Health Coach journey at Integrative Institute of Nutrition here.…
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