You aren’t a health coach, you’re a sales rep.

The dangerous world of MLM’s and “coaching” I want to preface this by saying that I am not writing this to shit on any woman in particular. I am all for women being entrepreneurs, women trying to become healthier, for women building communities and supporting other women. I used to think that MLM’s (in particularContinue reading “You aren’t a health coach, you’re a sales rep.”

Social Determinants of Health for Fitness Professionals

Fitness and health are about so much more than effort, motivation, the grind, or not giving up. As fitness professionals we see people for the most part who are already in the gym, but unless we understand what it took them to get there, providing effective and compassionate help and advice won’t be possible. TheContinue reading “Social Determinants of Health for Fitness Professionals”

It’s not about what you do, it’s about why you do it

Distinguishing healthy from disordered habits and why your “why” matters If you’ve found yourself anywhere in the cross fire between fitness and the body positive movement, you know that there can be very strong and divisive opinions on both side of the spectrum. I’ve always had the philosophy that anyone in fitness who thinks thatContinue reading “It’s not about what you do, it’s about why you do it”