Nutrition

How to sell sustainable coaching in a world of ‘overnight abs’. 6 strategies for better client buy-in and a stronger coaching business.

In a world of ‘overnight abs’ and ‘drop 20 pounds this week’ promises, is it even possible to sell sustainable results — and the long-term coaching required to get them? Here at Precision Nutrition, we’ve been doing just that for 15 years. Here are 6 strategies to help you do it too. +++++ Six weeks to cheese-grating abs. Melt off two dress sizes in time for the summer. Lose 18 pounds with Dr. Oz’s new revolutionary paleo-vegan diet. Short-term fat loss programs that promise sexy, dramatic results are everywhere. Sometimes,…

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Nutrition

Meal plans usually suck. Here are 6 better ways to transform your diet.

Lots of people looking to improve their eating think meal plans are the answer. The only problem? Meal plans usually suck… and they rarely last. So, instead of prescribing yet another doomed eating regimen, check out these 6 ways to transform any diet in a sustainable way. ++++ “Do I get a meal plan?” This is the most common question we get from folks who are considering, or just started out in, our nutrition coaching programs. The answer: No, we don’t do meal plans. But we can’t blame people for…

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Nutrition

When the scale sucks: 7 better ways to know if your nutrition plan is working.

How can you know if you’re making progress toward a body transformation goal? For starters, spend less time on the scale. Instead, focus on these 7 superior progress indicators. (And, while you’re at it, be sure to download the 4 progress tracking sheets we’ve included below). ++++ “This is the first time I’ve felt full in 5 years.” I’d been working with my nutrition client, Mary, for all of 24 hours when she sent me that sentence in a text message. At our first consult, she handed me her food journal. It was…

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Nutrition

Coaching online: 5 steps to helping more people, getting better results, and living + working on your own terms.

Most people working in health and fitness want to take on more clients while still delivering amazing results — without having to work 100-hour weeks or being a slave to their clients’ schedules. Could coaching online be the answer? Here are the pros, the caveats, and — most importantly — 5 steps to creating a successful online coaching business. ++++ Most people working in health & fitness eventually ask themselves: Isn’t there a better way to do this? More specifically, they’re asking: How can I maximize client numbers and income…

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