A Coach Is a Leader: 10 Ways to Connect Better With Clients
Clients come in many shapes, sizes, ability levels, and mental states. Fluctuations in lifestyle factors can either inhibit or amplify training outcomes. These ten coaching practices will allow you to unveil potentially detrimental issues and create a deeper connection with your clients.
1. Encourage Regular Sleep Habits
The average adult sleeps less than 6-7 hours per day, which is a recipe for disaster. According to the National Sleep Foundation, most adults should be getting 7-9 hours of sleep, with more active adults and athletes at the higher end.1 These recommendations correlate with the National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute, which suggests 7-8 hours of sleep to repair organs and recover from stress.