Many people struggle with sedentary lifestyle, weigh problems and a variety of diseases and health conditions. More often than not, these are outcomes of the poor lifestyle choices and practices they engage in. The onset and progression of these lifestyle issues can be prevented or reverted by setting realistic lifestyle goals and making behavioural changes toward health, diet and food choices. These things can be done with the help a qualified health coach, a professional who educates and supports clients in making sustainable behavioural changes to achieve their health goals.
This course is a good reference you can use to learn about the practice of health coaching. It will take you through essential topics like the pillars that support the health coaching practice, the forms of assistance offered by a health coach, guidelines for proper diet recommendation, various types of fitness training, and the business aspect of health coaching. Lessons on basic nutrition and its concepts and principles will also be thoroughly covered in this course.
The primary objectives of this course are to: (a) make you acquainted with the health coaching practice, including the forms of assistance professionals in this field can provide; (b) provide you knowledge on making proper client assessments and diet recommendations; (c) teach you about the basics of nutrition and use your know-how in this area to help clients meet their nutritional needs; (d) increase your understanding of different coaching approaches and techniques and provide you the skills to assist clients in setting realistic health goals and devising solutions to achieve those goals.