Many people will tell you that to be healthy, you have to cancel certain foods. The offending edibles: Those brightly-packaged, cartoon-endorsed, highly-refined, ultra-delicious foods often found in center aisles of the grocery store. According to popular opinion, these “junk foods” come with lots of calories, but hardly any of the stuff the human body needs… Continue reading Eat Junk Food..and Still Be Healthy?
Too much stress, or the wrong kind, can harm our health. Yet stress can also be a positive force in our lives, keeping us focused, alert, and at the top of our game. It all depends what kind of stress it is, how prepared we are to meet it — and how we view it. +++… Continue reading Good stress, bad stress: Finding your sweet spot
Starting a successful and sustainable health and fitness business isn’t as simple as finding a niche market and telling people what you offer. It’s way more daunting than that—which is why most people never do it. The good news: We’ve broken the entire process down into bite-sized tasks anyone can master. With this free, step-by-step… Continue reading How to Start a Health and Fitness Business [Free Guide]
What if I told you I start my morning with a glass of lemon water? Maybe you’d think: ‘Who cares?! Why does it matter what Berardi drinks first thing in the morning?’ You wouldn’t be wrong. But if you’re a certain type of person—the kind who loves to geek out on nutrition science—it might spark… Continue reading How to Stop Overthinking Food Choices
“Look into whether health coaches need insurance” is one of those lines that many of us put at the bottom of a to-do list—and that’s generally where it stays. Day after day. The thing is: Getting up to speed on coaching insurance doesn’t have to be painful. This article walks you through a straight-forward three-step… Continue reading Do health coaches need insurance?
As a trainer, therapist, health coach, or dietitian, you probably see your clients more than most physicians see their patients. That extra time allows you to build rapport and trust—critical components for helping clients get unstuck. Now here’s something you might not know: That rapport and trust could make you a seriously great sleep coach.… Continue reading Would You Make a Great Sleep Coach?
If only you could sleep in the fridge, then menopause wouldn’t be a problem. There, snuggled up next to the baloney, head resting on a cool heirloom tomato, you’d finally be able to sink into a cool, temperature-controlled slumber. For many people, the above fantasy, no doubt, sounds… bizarre. If you’re nearing menopause, however, we’re… Continue reading Menopause and Sleep: 5 Ways to Get More Rest
The internet is full of energy hacks. Try fasting! Put butter in your coffee! Take this supplement! What if you’ve tried all that—and your doctor has also declared you the healthiest and fittest of specimens? Yet your energy and focus still aren’t where you want them. Is it time to face the reality that you’ll… Continue reading Boost Energy Naturally With These 3 Ideas
People often don’t think straight when they’re stressed out. That includes clients. It’s as if an evil scientist has inserted a microchip into their brains—one that forces them to do things they swore they wouldn’t do ever again, like watching two seasons of Shameless without even so much as a potty break. Then they show… Continue reading Stress Management Techniques for Coaches
Imagine life with nothing to challenge you, change you, or encourage you to grow. Sounds like a total snooze, right? Well, that’s a life with no stress. In reality, we want a “Goldilocks amount” of stress: not too much, but also not too little. So why does so much of the advice around stress management… Continue reading How to Build Resilience – Precision Nutrition