Brad Cooper

Remote Athlete Optimization Resources

In the midst of Covid-19 induced social distancing and facility closures, traditional training strategies have been negatively impacted. Many athletes and coaches are utilizing this time to integrate complementary performance enhancement into the resultant training regimes. To support these efforts, we’ve pulled together a select list of freely available podcast episodes that can support efforts …

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Work from home

Working from Home

10 (+1) Practical – and Critical – Strategies to Stay Productive In 2007, after 20 years of working as a physical therapist and then Fortune 500 executive, I was laid off along with 27 other VPs. Our organization’s division had been sold by our parent company, creating an overlap of executives within the new structure. …

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sleep and exercise

Gearing Clients up for 2020: Sleep & Exercise for Improved Mental Health

Get wellness clients back on track in the new year with healthy sleep and exercise habits that promote better mental health January is commonly when people take stock of their overall wellbeing and think about what changes they’d like to make in the new year–which makes it an excellent opportunity for you to suggest fundamental …

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Vision 2020

Wellness Coaching Vision 2020

Goal-setting 2020: Tips for a fresh start in the new year You’ve read the articles, watched the videos, heard the speakers. The key to moving the dial in a positive direction in our lives is setting goals, right? For the experienced goal-setter, the SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely) goal approach has likely added …

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National Certification Changes: What Health and Wellness Coaches Need to Know

Have you been considering sitting for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching certification? If so, the time to begin is now. Big changes are coming to the certification process in October 2020, when there will be an increase in the required number of hours and the cost of national exam prerequisites. Here are …

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The Athlete’s Heart Risks: Fact or Fiction?

Your clients may be wondering: is it possible to damage our hearts through exercise? There have been many headlines over the years about the supposed dangers of endurance sports. Stories of marathon runners dropping dead…professional athletes falling down with a heart attack in the middle of practice.  We’ve been taught throughout our lives to believe …

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