I will, I won’t, I want – which is it?

When trying to achieve a lifestyle behaviour change every client will be faced with challenges. You will often here people say “I have tried this, but I lacked the willpower. A leading researcher in the field of willpower is Roy Baumeister. Baumeister and other experts liken willpower to a muscle that can get fatigued from overuse (2). If you are...

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The Importance of Self-efficacy

Self-efficacy considers an individual's belief in their capacity to follow through with behaviours that are required to produce specific performance achievements1. As FitPros we are generally trying to help clients achieve some measure of behaviour change. This may be a dietary change, an exercise/activity change or any combination of these two or others. Building a client’s level of self-efficacy is...

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