The lowest common denominator. That’s your secret to success when it comes to improving your clients’ health.
What do I mean?
The health and fitness industry has got really good at breaking things down into small chunks that we can study or focus on in more detail.
They’ve broken the physical body down into systems (cardiovascular, nervous, endocrine etc), they’ve separated the physical from the emotional, so now we have different areas of health (joint health, heart health, mental health etc).
And while this separatist approach works really well for the study of human beings, it does NOT work well when you’re working with human beings.
Because every single human being is a complex individual mashup of ALL those separate areas, and like with most things that we pull apart, when we try to put all the individual pieces together… somehow, there’s always something that doesn’t quite fit.
And it’s exactly like that for us as sports and fitness coaches.
There’s no way in just a few sessions that we could possibly cover all the areas of health and fitness that we’d need to cover if we were to truly help our participants in every aspect of their health.
That’s why, as SMARTT® Coaches and Injury Hackers, we look for the lowest common denominator…
The ONE thing we can focus on that impacts multiple areas at once.
It simplifies everything for us (which makes it easier to focus on our coaching) and delivers maximum results for our participants (which makes us look and feel awesome!).
While the scientists like to separate out the physical and emotional, in reality that’s not possible.
It’s widely known that our emotions can change our physiological state (increased heart rate and sweating when we’re in danger – or even THINK we’re in danger)… and it’s also true that our physical state can influence our emotions.
I mean, have you ever seen anyone who’s truly happy and smiling when they’re in pain?
But what you might not know is that our emotional state can be SEEN through our physical postures and behaviours, like knuckle cracking for example.
And what’s even better is that no matter whether our participants’ stress is emotional or physical, the postures, behaviours, body languages and reactions are the SAME.
Which means that as sports and fitness coaches, we don’t actually need to know anything about the details of their problems, we just need to be able to recognise the signs and do something to help.
And that’s exactly what the SMARTT® Methods will show you how to do.
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