Fit to Succeed

Nutrition coaching is an art - Episode 37 with Ben Coomber

October 17, 2019 Season 2 Episode 37
Fit to Succeed
Nutrition coaching is an art - Episode 37 with Ben Coomber
Chapters
00:01:06
Why Ben chose to specialise in nutrition
00:02:56
How Ben changed his diet to bring about significant weight loss
00:07:18
The primary principles that underpin the teachings of the BTN academy
00:09:53
Does the Hippocratic statement 'First do no harm' have relevance to nutrition coaching?
00:13:25
How does a nutrition practitioner keep up with the changing science and swings in public opinion?
00:13:28
Nutrition theory can only get us so far - the implementation of nutrition is key
00:20:40
Nutrition coaching is an art form
00:27:13
Is personal experience of change necessary to become a good coach?
00:31:36
The common environmental stumbling blocks to making change
00:38:04
Clients can get swept up in the diet and fitness preferences and practices of their nutrition or fitness coach
Fit to Succeed
Nutrition coaching is an art - Episode 37 with Ben Coomber
Oct 17, 2019 Season 2 Episode 37
Nordic Fitness Education
Ben Coomber discuss the vital elements that help to make nutrition coaching an art form and an effective form of client support.
Show Notes Chapter Markers

There is a whole lot more to nutrition than just learning the theory and factual knowledge! Becoming an exceptional coach is a completely different ball game. Leading nutrition coach, Ben Coomber, joins us for episode 37 to reveal the importance of combining the skills of ongoing nutrition learning together with good coaching.

Guest biography:
Ben is a nutritionist, fitness professional, educator and speaker and has the UK’s number 1 health and fitness podcast Ben Coomber radio. He has helped thousands of people achieve their goals through his courses, books, blogs, videos and social media. Ben also educates personal trainers and coaches via the Body Type Nutrition Academy, recently collaborating with Active IQ to create a Level 4 certification in Nutrition Coaching.

Episode content:
In this episode we discuss a range of fascinating topics, including these key areas:

- 1:06: Why Ben chose to specialise in nutrition

- 2:56: How Ben changed his diet to bring about significant weight loss

- 7:18: the primary principles that underpin the teachings of the BTN academy

- 9:53: Does the Hippocratic statement 'First do no harm' have relevance to nutrition coaching?

- 13:25: How does a nutrition practitioner keep up with the changing science and swings in public opinion?

- 16:10: Nutrition theory can only get us so far - the implementation of nutrition is key

- 20:40: Nutrition coaching is an art form

- 27:13: Is personal experience of change necessary to become a good coach?

- 37:36: the common environmental stumbling blocks to making change

- 38:04: clients can get swept up in the diet and fitness preferences and practices of their nutrition or fitness coach

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Why Ben chose to specialise in nutrition
How Ben changed his diet to bring about significant weight loss
The primary principles that underpin the teachings of the BTN academy
Does the Hippocratic statement 'First do no harm' have relevance to nutrition coaching?
How does a nutrition practitioner keep up with the changing science and swings in public opinion?
Nutrition theory can only get us so far - the implementation of nutrition is key
Nutrition coaching is an art form
Is personal experience of change necessary to become a good coach?
The common environmental stumbling blocks to making change
Clients can get swept up in the diet and fitness preferences and practices of their nutrition or fitness coach
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