Health coaching is a relatively new field that is gaining popularity in this decade. It encompasses a wide range of practices such as behavior change counseling, motivational interviewing, and healthy lifestyle coaching. Several health maintenance organiza- tions now use it to market their services.

Health coaches are becoming an integrative part of health care teams; facilitating chronic disease management, wellness activities, nutritional counseling, and many other functions. Health coaches can put you on the part to better health. And you can put yourself

Become an ACE certified health coach. You can choose from a variety of programs based on which one best suits your needs.

Whether you are a health professional or health education specialist looking to start a health coaching busines, find a job as one, or already work in a capacity that requires health coaching skills. ACE offers the only NC CA accredited certification as well as numerous continuing education courses, and other resources. Visit www.acefitness.org for more information