‘Why are you fat?’
That is a low-quality question to a person — to a coachee — who is trying to lose weight.
It is not a solution-oriented question… it makes the recipient defensive… it is low-energy question… has a negative vibe… it is a problem-oriented / problem-facing question… it is not exciting… lacks forward-looking possibilities.
Another way of asking:
‘What is your reason for wanting to lose weight? How important is this to you?‘
‘Tell me about your typical day.’
Another example of a low quality question: