BLAME: Client Excuses for Not Exercising and Solutions to Retrain Their Behaviors
Rick Richey, PhD
There’s always a reason for not sticking to the exercise goals your clients set for themselves. And some of these reasons aren’t even true! Research tells us that their perception of why they do not stick to exercise may be just as valuable as the truth. Based on original and existing research, this workshop explores the stories clients create to explain exercise noncompliance and how to retrain their BLAME (attributional retraining). We’ll review the research and then break into groups and experience a four-part process shown to increase exercise motivation and adherence.