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Connecting Fitness with Healthcare

by Melissa Wogahn MA, CSCS, CHWC “As a physician, I need something more than just telling my patients to get active-I need to refer them to someone to help them.” Bob Sallis, MD These words spoke to me as I sat in the large meeting room packed to near capacity at the ACSM Health and […]


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The Development of My Passion

by Hannah Ewing Every health professional can probably point to a certain circumstance or life event that helped guide them to that role. For me, my journey began about 6 years ago. I was struggling with a mix of health issues (skin, hormonal, emotional) and decided to pursue holistic care. I consulted a nutritionist for […]


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Becoming a Coach: Mastery Comes from Masters

As the coaching industry expands, the choices of schools, programs and philosophies has grown exponentially. However, becoming a coach is about much more than studying a set of skills and then applying them scientifically to another person. Becoming a coach is as much about personal transformation as it is professional growth. To become a coach, […]


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Three Aha! Moments to Change Your Life

As a coach, I get to work with fascinating, complex and brilliant leaders. I can’t help but be overjoyed when a client begins to recognize negative self-talk and transform it into encouraging words of wisdom. It can be life changing!  Here are Three Aha! Moments that we can all learn from.  


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ACLM Expert Panel Discussion Treat the Cause: Evidence-based Practice

[Editor’s Note: The following Expert Panel discussion was recorded on October 19, 2014 as the opening session for the Annual Meeting of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. The following individuals participated: James M. Rippe, MD is Founder and Director, Rippe Lifestyle Institute and Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Florida. He […]


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The Value of Wellness Coaching at Hilton Head Health

by Jeffrey Ford Who We Are: Hilton Head Health was founded in 1976 as a 4-week weight-loss spa retreat center. Over the past 30 years, the center has evolved so guests are able to stay and participate in our Healthy Lifestyle™ program for up to 3 months. They can be submerged in the triad of […]


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Welness Coaching at CHS Health Services

CHS Health Services: Putting Wellness Coaches to Work by Debra Reid, Certified Wellcoach Who We Are: CHS Health Services, Inc. (CHS) is a health and wellness organization with employer-dedicated onsite health centers designed to provide meaningful, effective, and higher quality health care to employees and their dependents across the country. We build and staff health […]


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