Words matter, and the words we use impact mindset of our participants. While our intentions are good, sometimes words meant to motivate and inspire can have the opposite effect, creating feelings of competition, or even comparisons, the ultimate thief of joy. This week, Angie shares some words you may want to stay away from when cueing your participants, and some positive cues that will inspire them to the next level.
About the Author:
Angie Miller, M.S., is a health and fitness educator, speaker, and licensed counselor. She teaches at Northern Illinois University in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and presents at mental health and fitness conferences worldwide. Angie owns her own fitness company, Angie Miller Fitness, and she is a Master Instructor for NASM, AFAA, and Kettlebell Concepts. She writes for fitness journals and digital communities and publishes a weekly blog where she covers fitness and lifestyle topics. You can learn more about Angie on her website, http://www.angiemillerfitness.com