The secrets to a healthy lifestyle -ppt presentation

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Most people know what they need to do to live a healthy lifestyle, but very few people adopt healthy behaviors. Why? How do we change? Watch this presentation by Lorie Eber, Wellness Coach and get the answers.


  • 1. Lorie Eber, Wellness Coach Gerontology Instructor, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Attorney, Author The Secrets to a Healthy Lifestyle

2. Whats The Secret? 3. Its Not Rocket Science Eat This Not This 4. Its Not Rocket Science Do This Dont Do This 5. Its Not Rocket Science Be This Not This 6. 25% 30% 66% 70% (Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) Lifestyle v. Genetics? 7. 69.2% of adults are overweight or obese 80% of adults dont get recommended amount of exercise 43% of adults suffer adverse health effects from stress 75-90% of all doctors visits are for stress-related ailments (CDC, Web MD) Current State of Affairs 8. The $64,000 Question: Why? 9. Super-sized portions Availability of fast food Too busy A pill will save me Repeated failures with quick fixes Let Me Count the Ways 10. 90-95% of people who lose weight regain it Anecdotal evidence of only about 10% success rate for personal trainers Over the counter weight loss pills are generally ineffective and can be dangerous Weight loss surgery requires lifestyle changes What Doesnt Work 11. A holistic approach Make gradual, slow changes to habits Create a vision of a new you Set achievable, measurable goals Make yourself accountable for progress Get support from others What Works? 12. Appel, L. J., et al. (2011). Comparative Effectiveness of Weight-Loss Interventions in Clinical Practice. New England Journal of Medicine, 365:21, 1959-1968. Butterworth, S., et al., (2006). Effect of Motivational Interviewing-Based Health Coaching on Employees Physical and Mental Health Status. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 11:4, 358-365. Research Supports the Behavioral Intervention Approach 13. Health is Job 1 14. Leave Dr. Oz in the Land of Oz 15. Change Starts in the Brain Not the Gym 16. The Biggest Loser Really is the Biggest Loser 17. Baby Steps 18. Dont Even Start If You Cant Do it Forever 19. Chill Out 20. Bodies are Made to Move, Not Sit 21. My Motto healthy healthy healthy healthy DEAD 22. Best in Health! Lorie Eber, Wellness Coach Gerontology Instructor, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Attorney, Author (714) 357-9946 8 Corporate Park, Ste. 300, Irvine, CA 92606