What is a lifestyle coach?

In simple terms, a lifestyle coach is someone who teaches people how to increase the level of happiness in their life by making specific changes to the way in which they do things. Essentially lifestyle coaching helps you to navigate through your life and identify the areas in which you are doing well, and the areas in which you need to improve. This will allow you to enhance your overall lifestyle and fitness and maximize the happiness and enjoyment you get from your life. Ultimately a lifestyle coach can help you to become the best possible version of yourself.

What Does a Lifestyle Coach Do?

There are many different services with which you can be provided when you receive lifestyle coaching. Some of these services include nutritional assessment and counseling, identifying stressors and causes of inflammation, body weight and body fat metrics, and comprehensive fitness assessments. All of these services allow you to locate potential problems or areas in your life where there is room for improvement. Your life coach will then help you to work on improving these areas in the most efficient and effective ways possible. Other additional areas in which a lifestyle coach can help include sleep, recovery, work stress, family stress, and health related issues such as back pain, neck pain, obesity, low testosterone, thyroid function, and diabetes, among others.

Benefits of a lifestyle coach

There are many benefits of having a lifestyle coach in your life. For example, one of the major advantages of this is simply having someone who you can go to for advice when making a big decision in your life. While your friends and family may have a biased opinion, a lifestyle coach will give you an honest and open answer, regardless of whether or not they feel you will like what they have to say. Another benefit of having a lifestyle coach is the increased level of motivation which they can help you to achieve. This will allow you to take on any problem or dilemma with a positive attitude and a higher level of energy than before. A successful lifestyle coach will help you to not only identify areas in your life that can be improved, but they will also help you to go about improving these areas in the most effective way.

Ultimately, a trusted and reliable lifestyle coach will help you to become the most successful version of yourself, regardless of how you define your success. Not only this, but they will also give you the tools needed to continue to grow and develop as a person for the rest of your life.

The importance of goals

When working with a lifestyle coach, it is important to have specific short- and medium-term goals, as well as broader, more general long-term goals. For example, you may have a specific financial goal, such as having a certain amount of money saved by the end of the year. A lifestyle coach will not only help you to achieve this goal, but they will also reflect on it, and review how successful the goal itself was in improving your life. Often, we can set goals that are easily achieved, and therefore bring no real additional value to our lives.

Another specific goal a lifestyle coach could help a person with could be an exercise or fitness goal. In this case, the person often has the exact goal in their mind, for example, to be able to run a marathon by the end of the year, however, they simply struggle to see how they can get from where they are now to achieving this goal. Here, the lifestyle coach guides the person along each step of the way, and before they know it they have already completed a marathon and are moving on to their next fitness goal.

Physical wellbeing

One of the major areas of your life in which a lifestyle coach can help you is your physical wellbeing. This is an area in which many people struggle, yet it is a vital part of every person’s life and therefore should be a priority. A lifestyle coach can help a person to see where they need to improve their physical health and wellbeing and help them to do so. Often a lifestyle coach will see an area for improvement which the client was not even aware of. Additionally, once the client works on and improves this area, they feel stronger and healthier than ever. A person’s physical wellbeing is something that is vital for the overall enjoyment they get from their life, and therefore it should never be overlooked or taken for granted. Essentially, a lifestyle coach will help the client to take their fitness and physical health to the next level and help them to feel like a new person.

Mental wellbeing

While a person’s physical wellbeing is highly important, it is no more important than their mental wellbeing. People’s mental health is a topic that is starting to become more and more popular nowadays, and this is no surprise considering the number of cases of people suffering from mental illnesses that are beginning to emerge. It is now more than ever vital that people address their own mental health and identify any areas which they feel could improve. This is an area in which a lifestyle coach can help greatly. A trusted and reliable lifestyle coach can guide you through an analysis of your own mental wellbeing in order to find any areas of weakness. They can then help you to make the necessary changes in your life which will allow you to build up these areas of weakness and become mentally stronger as a person.

Overall health and productivity

Undoubtedly, a lifestyle coach can help anyone greatly with their both mental and physical health. Not only this, but as both of these areas improve, so will the person’s motivation. Consecutively, this will drive them on to further improve their lives, leading them on to an endless path of self-discovery and self-improvement.

Working With Me

I’m dedicated to helping all of my clients. I am continually learning and educating myself to better serve each one. I research new literature on: weight loss, muscle building, nutrition, intermittent fasting, lifestyle coaching, stress management, supplements… I send articles, share podcasts and answer any questions my clients may have.

I make myself available to my clients daily, to help and guide them. Some of my clients and I have gone food shopping together so I can help them navigate nutritional labels and make the optimal choices. I have also taken clients on hikes where we have deep conversations, meditate and do breathwork. I strive for excellence with all facets of my business to provide the best for my clients.

Certifications

  • ACE – CPT
  • ACE Certified Orthopedic Exercise Specialist
  • ACE Certified Functional Exercises Specialist
  • CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach
  • CHEK Golf Performance Specialist

I’m dedicated to helping clients move better, feel better, look better and live better.