Ask them how they feel when eating certain foods compared to others. Some of my clients get it just by answering that question. Depending on the time my clients may see me grabbing for my snack or meal as they are leaving and ask a few questions.
We must always stay in our scope of practice so I lead by example
Constant communication is very important. Setting realistic goals with a specific plan, as Joanne has said, is essential.
Set a certain time aside and sit down and review all of the achievements, not only dietary ones
In our society today there is so much information being thrown out there that it’s important to sift through it and make sure our clients are being educated and informed.
As personal trainers we must stay within our scope of practice and are limited in giving out “diets”.