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Women in coaching podcast

Author of Winning Ways of Women Coaches, Cecile Reynaud has featured on the Scientific Triathlon podcast. In the episode Cecile talks all things women in coaching including: If you want to hear more from Cecile and learn more from successful female coaches around the world, check out her book Winning Ways of Women Coaches. Adapted from: Winning Ways of Women Coaches Cecile Reynaud Buy the book

The 3 Cs of Performance Success

Motivation is a key factor of performance. You may have an abundance of talent but if you aren’t motivated to utilise that talent, it is unlikely you will perform your best. Motivation is the fuel for success, but it is also variable from person to person and may fluctuate over time. This can make it difficult to manage as a coach, leader or manager. So why are people motivated? And how can you support sustained engagement? When an individuals’ three basic needs – competence, choice and connection – are satisfied, they are more likely to be engaged in their performance domain and will thrive. Achieving Excellence refers to these three basic needs as the 3 Cs of performance success. We explore each in this excerpted content from Achieving Excellence.

How to make a positive change in 2023

As we step into a new year we are often enthused by plans of how this year will be our fittest and healthiest yet. It’s great to have such ambitions, but often to achieve them we will need to step outside of our comfort zone, and that can be tough. In this post we explore how you can step out of your comfort zone to make positive, lasting changes in your life, adapted from Total Body Beautiful.

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Which type of Personal Trainer are you?

If you are embarking on a career in personal training have you considered the type of personal trainer (PT) that you would like to be?  By having a clearer sense of the type of trainer that you would like to be, as well as the type of clients that you would like to coach, you are better able to direct your time and efforts and focus on specific skill sets, qualifications, understanding and a stronger business model.  Knowing your destination as a PT will help you to navigate an easier path towards a successful career. This post is authored by special guest author FitPro, and is the second in FitPro’s personal training series where they will be exploring personal training as a career path. (See part one on Is personal training the right career for you?) The four popular types of personal trainer that this article will explore are: Body transformation coach Health and performance coach Sports specific coach Special populations coach Body Transformation Coach Being a Body Transformation Coach (BTC) is a hugely popular …