Gina CromeGina M. Crome, MS, MPH, RD, is a registered dietitian and ACE-certified personal trainer based in Southern California. She is the owner of Lifestyle Management Solutions, a company that provides nutrition and fitness programs customized to fit an individualÔÇÖs lifestyle.
Helping your clients stay active and take care of their health is a year-round challenge. In the summer, your efforts often seem to get lost among shifting schedules, vacation plans and other activities—all of which affect client outcomes and, ultimately, your bottom line.
Navigating around this complicated time takes some flexibility and planning on your part. Discover strategies for motivating and retaining your clients during the summer months.
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Food journals can be a great tool to help you lose weight. Journals allow you to document everything you eat in a day in one convenient location. Scientific literature has established that keeping track of what you eat and drink is an effective tactic for making dietary changes.
You can record your food intake on paper or electronically. An effective food journal should include these basics:Read More
Food journals are a great tool for helping people lose weight. Better yet, there’s science to back this up.
Whether our clients aspire to lose weight, tone up or gain muscle, one thing is certain: Diet is key. It’s unlikely that the 2-3 hours per week we spend with clients will change their eating habits. However, keeping a food journal can stretch a fitness regimen beyond the gym and enable outcomes that benefit client and trainer alike.