Wellness coaches, or health coaches, assess, plan, implement, and evaluate customized health programs to help people exercise and reach their health goals. They provide instruction in groups and one-on-one with individuals for strength training, cardiovascular exercise, and education. Wellness coaches complete fitness evaluations and provide recommendations for programs to help people lose or maintain a healthy weight. They perform follow-up fitness tests to ensure clients are on track to meeting their health and wellness goals.
Wellness Coach Tasks
Develop and participate in health promotion programs to promote client health, alleviate stress, and prevent physical or mental fatigue.
Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and exercise to improve their quality of life.
Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed.