Well, let me first tell you this: I’m not here to preach what you should or should not do. You are always the captain of your own ship, the master and commander, the general, the emperor or the king of the world. Yeah, just like Leo was screaming it loudly from the bow of the Titanic. Remember? Of course you do.
So, then why am I writing this article if there is no real intention behind it? It’s simple because you do need to invest in your health. One way or another. This doesn’t really mean that you need to hire Personal Trainers or Coaches. You could though… Even more when you face the situation of not knowing how you could reach your goals the most efficient way possible. Sure, there are ways you could do it on your own. Research, go through the internet, ask friends for advice or whatever comes into your mind, just do something. Fact is, this will take you a lot of time and in the end you don’t really know if this works out for you in the long run. Don’t you think? We are all somehow lazy by nature and always want to save every buck, don't we ? There are costs and expenses all over the place and sometimes you think you are just here to pay bills.
And why should you then even think of spending and investing money into Personal Training/coaching? I know what you think now and I can somehow relate to this as well, also because I know how it is being a self employed Coach. Nevertheless, our health is the most important thing we have, we should cheerish it and do the best we can in order to be able to pursuit our dreams. Think about it!
Soon, another year passes by and everyone is running around and stressed out all over the place. You run from one business apero to the next, have drinks and superficial chats almost in a 24/7 rhythm and in the end you think: when did I last do something for me, for my health, for my person? You think this year it will all get better and by January you will restart paying more attention to you and your goals? Well, it doesn’t really work that way? When we have something as important as our health, we cannot afford to procrastinate it, because in some cases, it might be too late. Looking at the current statistics in relation to how healthy we truly are in Switzerland, then we discover some surprising facts:
So, just like I told you at the beginning, I’m not here to motivate you to move your body, it’s all up to you. But when you decide to move yourself out from your sofa and bring your health back again and take care of the most important part, which is your health, then I may be come into play.
And yes, if you decide to go for a Coach to bring you further towards your goal, there are some quality guidelines that you should check before you hire a coach or trainer.
Depending on what you look for, you will need to check various aspects but as an overall rule, you are pretty fine if you follow the guidelines below:
Michael is the founder of Coach Michael. Michael is a well-established and renowned longtime personal coach from Zurich / Uitikon (Communications FH/BSc) and specializes in executives, entrepreneurs and top managers and their health concerns. His specialization is based on a holistic approach, but includes in particular performance enhancement, psychology of success, muscle and strength building, fat loss and improved health.