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Why You Should Consider Working With A Certified Health Coach

Are you looking to improve your health in the New Year? While it's pretty easy to join a local gym, perhaps you want to go above and beyond this year to make sure you really get back on the right track. Here's how hiring and working with a certified health coach could benefit you.

More Than Working Out 

Heading to the gym and getting on the treadmill or onto the bench press is certainly better than sitting on the couch, but truly better health involves so much more than just exercise. Your diet will play a very large role in how quickly and effectively you can start reaching your health goals as a result of all of those workouts. A good health coach can help you come up with an exercise schedule but they can also help you clean up and organize your diet going forward in order to supercharge your results.

But good long-term health goes beyond your diet as well. A health coach is someone you can talk to about almost any issue you are facing with your body or daily life. Are you not sleeping well because of too much stress at work? Do you not have a good work-life balance and it's harming not just your health but your relationships? A health coach may be able to help you overhaul your entire daily schedule in order to focus on what matters most.

Accountability and Consistency Are Key

Sometimes just having someone to check in with or someone that will make a point of reaching out to you can go a long way toward keeping you on the right path toward your goals. Your health coach will help you achieve daily or weekly consistency with your new health plan and will hold you accountable on the days when you are just not feeling like keeping up with that plan. Having someone to answer to and to receive ongoing support from can make a huge difference in the long-term success of your health goals.

Get a Complete Evaluation

The best part of hiring a certified health coach is that it may be possible to get an assessment without committing to a long-term deal. You can sit down with a health coach, talk about your goals and see if the coach is a good fit for you.

Contact a local health coach to learn more about certified health coach assessments