Blogs about Coaching/Lifestyle Coaching

Second Chances In Life

Did you know I have a podcast?No?Yes, it's not on my HEYlifetraining Fitness and Wellness website BUT on my other women only brand called: Heike Yates - Pursue Your Spark.Pretty cool right?If you landed on my HEYlifetraining website no problem because you can get a direct link to Pursue Your Spark and check out what I got there.

What do haircuts, exercise and coffee have in common?

Answer: Our action or inaction is based on belief which is mostly influenced by our confirmation bias. Term of the month: confirmation bias. It's amazing the lenses we wear and the lengths we'll go to comfirm a pre-existing idea that we have. 

UPDATE: "A Knock on the Door, An Ability to Help"

On a day in 2012, a boy knocked on my door and asked, "Do you have work for me?"  I replied "No" but feeling as though work was not the ultimate goal he was after, I brought him back to provide help and the true answer to what he needed slowly came out.He was determined to save his mom and his home.  

5 Kick Starter Tips to Feel Spunky And Sexy

 How to steal back your energy by looking amazing. Often I talk about food, and exercise, and how both relate to energy, but looking and feeling spunky and sexy is equally as important. When you look at yourself, and you think, “Girl, you’re just looking awesome,” that gives me a lot of energy.

Learning how to eat

Welcome back or hello if this is the first time you are reading my blog. This may be one of my most important posts yet. I had been training with my first trainer for several months and I was seeing some progress but not the progress I hoped for. I was still struggling with work, my mood, and my eating issues. Then I was introduced to Tory Dube, a holistic life coach. (Seriously check her out, as she is awesome!) I signed up for her 3 month one-on-one coaching program followed by her group coaching program in hopes that she could help me with my next phase of my journey.

The world tour of my live workshop goes to Asia!

After Europe, Middle East, and the USA the world tour of my international continuing education course for fitness professionals goes to Asia starting from India!http://www.fitproworkshops.com

How to find the right diet?

Human genome is extremely complex and so unique that each persons blue print on dieting along with psychological perception of stress, emotions and food can NOT be summed up in a meal plan or a diet. What may seem to be an "optimal " diet approach that works for most is not looking into the outliers (we all have our own unique outliers) and what's worse the prevalence of obesity in US (36% obese adults and 17% obese youth - CDC 2015 statistics).

International Workshop on Exercise for Overweight and Obesity in Lebanon

A 2-day comprehensive continuing education course on exercise for overweight and obesity took place on July 8-9, 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon organized by the Inspire Fitness Academy.http://www.fitproworkshops.com

Launching a continuing education course in the Middle East

Teaching my international continuing education course on exercise and obesity and trying to blend theory and practice in Beirut, Lebanon. After Europe and the USA, this live workshop approved by ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, and NSCA is now a reality in the Middle East! http://www.fitproworkshops.com

The future of fitness industry is here!

Educating the fitness professionals of the next generation and tackling obesity epidemic through specialized continuing education courses around the globe!http://www.fitproworkshops.com