Coaching Research

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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Coaching Research Minute – SWB and Our Physiology

Does an individual’s Subjective Well-being (SWB) impact their physiological functioning? This research study by Lauren Kuykendall and Louis Tay demonstrates a clear linkage between the two in the context of work. As a Certified Wellness Coach, you’ll certainly be integrated discussions about work and careers with your clients. Whether you’re officially involved in providing an actual …

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Coaching Research Minute – Aging and Fitness

Is it important to “take it easy” as we get older? Are older runners/cyclists/swimmers destined for a rapid decline in performance as they age? As someone who’s been through a wellness coach certification, should you count on a big physical slide among your 40 or 50+ clients? Granted – things change as we age. Recovery …

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Coaching Research Minute – Presenteeism

Are you familiar with Presenteeism? It occurs when someone is “at work” but not really contributing significantly (sitting in the seat but not getting much done). Here’s the abstract to a study identifying some of the key factors tied to high (which is bad) presenteeism:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22856386 When you dig in further to the study, you’ll …

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