They say 'practice what you preach.' How do you lead by example in a positive and healthy way? Do you bike, do yoga, not smoke and do your best to eat healthy everyday? Tell the interviewer why you take care of yourself and that you believe that portraying a positive self image will help your clients know that you believe in what you teach so much that you practice it yourself. Be open and honest with your interviewer on this question and talk about any specific ways that you stay healthy.
"For me personally, I stay physically fit by playing in a men's hockey league and running 5k events a few times a year. I am a healthy eater, but still feel it is okay to indulge some cheater foods from time to time. Fitness in my life has important from a very young age."
"As a Health Educator, I know that I will be look up to in regard to personal health habits. Growing up as an athlete and competitor, it is engrained in me to treat my body as a temple. Recently, I took up yoga and now am leading a class every Saturday."
"For me personally, my own health starts with routine physicals on a yearly basis and I stress to my students how important this is. I am a healthy eater that adheres to a vegan diet, though I never will push this choice on others. Outside of work, I am an avid outdoors enthusiast that enjoys hiking, biking, snowshoeing and kayaking on a regular basis to keep me in great shape."