Blame: Excuses Clients Make for Not Exercising and Solutions to Retrain Their Behaviors


This webinar was live broadcast on February 9, 2021. You are purchasing a recording. You have 30 days from purchase date to download.

There are always reasons clients give for not sticking to their exercise goals. Some of them are not even true! However, research shows that their perceptions of why they do not stick to exercise may be just as important as the truth.

Based on original and existing research, this webinar with Rick Richey explores the stories clients tell themselves for exercise non-compliance and how to retrain their BLAME. We will review the research and then workshop a four-part process shown to increase exercise motivation and adherence.

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A combination of Southern charm and a passion for health and fitness education has made Rick Richey, DHSc, MS, LMT,a premier personality in the fitness industry. He is a national and international speaker, providing solid evidenced-based education for personal fitness trainers, sports medicine practitioners, and strength and conditioning coaches to better assess clients, prevent injury, enhance performance, and reach goals for their clientele.

Rick is the owner of Independent Training Spot in NYC, where he provides personal training, wellness coaching and orthopedic massage. He is a senior faculty instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and adjunct faculty at the California University of Pennsylvania: Exercise Science and Sports Studies undergraduate and graduate programs.

Rick has worked with numerous film and television personalities, fashion models, professional athletes, and traditional clients to help reach their goals. He has his undergraduate education from the University of North Alabama, and his Master’s in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania with a focus on Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Swedish Institute of Health Sciences for Massage Therapy in NYC.