Derak is a credentialed Fitness Professional dedicated to helping his client create health in his or her life. In 2008 he participated in a lifestyle program that helped him lose 78 pounds in 21 weeks. Because of his success and the lessons learned through this great program. He has shifted the focus of his career to helping overweight/obese individuals achieve what they have not been able to achieve even under the guidance of his or her physician or qualified medical practitioners.
Derak client Steve a 33 year old software programmer is such a case. Steve was obese his entire life never realizing he already had what it takes to create health in his life. Before teaming with Derak. Steve weighing in at 280 pounds at 5 feet 11 inches was classified Obese Class II (BMI 39.05 kg/m2). He had been experiencing the effects of yo-yo dieting for quite some time. When Derak first introduced Steve to his doctor lead program. Steve was not ready for such a change and wanted to stay on the schedule his physician and nutritionist worked out for him.
About a year had past before Steve decided to take a new approach and enroll in the program Derak used to lose 78 pounds in 21 weeks. After enrolling, Derak was assigned as Steve’s Independent – Health Coach. In 2010 within 47 weeks, Steve had lost over 110 pounds. In the process he gained new physical and mental strengths that are helping him keep the weight off today. Steve commented to Derak that he kicks himself everyday for not enrolling sooner.
Through this great program Derak does not sale product or services. He simply shares the program with individuals and groups, and guides his clients using the Habits of Health Lifestyle coaching guidelines created by one of the nation’s foremost physicians in nutrition intervention, Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, the nations tenth board certified physician in critical care medicine, and author of Dr. A’s Habits of Health and co-founder of Take Shape for Life.
So if you are coachable like Steve, or know anyone trying to manage his or her weight, or has high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes. Or is looking for a safe, effective and easy solution to creating health in his or her life for good. Then take the online Health Quiz created by Dr. Andersen and find out your health score. And then click here and share your score with Derak. Derak will contact you too schedule a one to one consultation and discuss the details of your current state and how you can achieve your desired healthy outcome.
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Last Updated: February 13th, 2012
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