In the world of personal training, trainers know there is more involved than simply writing exercise prescriptions. Clients are often dealing with nutritional and psychological issues that prevent them from moving forward and achieving their goals. Chris, Kara and Nicki will discuss universal concerns and the most commonly asked questions posed by trainers. Learn the information you need to best counsel your clients and find out when it is most appropriate to refer out.
By Kara Mohr, Nicki Anderson, Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD
Nicki Anderson owned and operated Reality Fitness, Inc. from 1993-2012. Since selling her business, she set her sites on helping fitness professionals grow successful businesses. She is currently a customer service, retention and relationship specialist. In addition to consulting, Nicki is the health and fitness columnist for Sun Times Media in Chicago and Naperville Magazine. Nicki has authored numerous books, including 101 Tips to Motivate Your Clients and Increase Retention, and Eight Steps to Create a Successful Personal Training Business . Nicki is the 2008 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, Voted one of Chicagoland's Top Fitness Trainers in 2010. Nicki lectures all over the world teaching fitness professionals the value of solid business practices. ... read more.
Dr. Christopher Mohr, PhD RD is a nutrition spokesperson and consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations including the The Dairy Council, General Mills Bell Institute of Health, Nestle and Nordic Naturals. He is a consulting Sports Nutritionist for the Cincinnati Bengals and is also an Expert Contributor for ReebokONE. He often appears on TV as a nutritional guest expert, including an appearance with Chef Emeril Lagasse and another on the Montel Williams Show. He was the nutrition expert for the NY Times Bestseller, “LL Cool J’s Platinum Workout” and worked closely with Fitness Celebrity Denise Austin to create the entire nutrition component of her latest book. He is also on the Advisory Board for Men’s Fitness Magazine and has written over 500 articles for consumer publications, such as Men’s Fitness, Weight Watchers, Men’s Health and Fitness, to name a few. Dr. Mohr has Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition from The Pennsylvania State University and University of Massachusetts, respectively. He earned his PhD in exercise physiology from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Registered Dietitian. ... read more.
Dr. Kara Mohr, PhD, is an internationally known educator in the area of weight loss, behavior change, and exercise and is co-owner of Mohr Results, Inc. Prior to Mohr Results, Dr. Mohr was an assistant professor at the University of Louisville, and was the Assistant Director of the Physical Activity & Weight Management Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh. She has lectured internationally on the topic of behavior change and permanent weight loss, and is a regularly sought after expert source by national publications including the New York Times, Fitness, Shape, Self, and more. Dr. Mohr has been working in the area of weight control research for the past ten years and was named one of the top weight loss doctors in the country by Prevention Magazine. ... read more.