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A full fat show on everything nutrition, food, human performance and being f**ing awesome, hopefully with a touch of humour. Ben Coomber is a performance nutritionist, coach, presenter and owner of Body Type Nutrition. Loves coffee, rugby, lifting heavy stuff and eating insane food. Past obesity statistic. Lives to find the extra 1%'s that make us better performing individuals. Podcast is co hosted with Anna Sward from Protein Pow...... BOOM!

A full fat show on everything nutrition, food, human performance and being f**ing awesome, hopefully with a touch of humour. Ben Coomber is a performance nutritionist, coach, presenter and owner of Body Type Nutrition. Loves coffee, rugby, lifting heavy stuff and eating insane food. Past obesity statistic. Lives to find the extra 1%'s that make us better performing individuals. Podcast is co hosted with Anna Sward from Protein Pow...... BOOM!
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A full fat show on everything nutrition, food, human performance and being f**ing awesome, hopefully with a touch of humour. Ben Coomber is a performance nutritionist, coach, presenter and owner of Body Type Nutrition. Loves coffee, rugby, lifting heavy stuff and eating insane food. Past obesity statistic. Lives to find the extra 1%'s that make us better performing individuals. Podcast is co hosted with Anna Sward from Protein Pow...... BOOM!

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English


Episodes

#372 - The 7 What's, 1 Who

11/12/2018
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A while ago I had a chat with a Bird on a Bike, Sarah-Ann Lucas, who grilled me on some off script questions which included a game, the 7 what's and the 1 who, which threw me, sometimes the way in which someone probes someone for answers is just as fascinating as the answer itself. Which I'm actually now writing a chapter of her book because of this. We also discuss the future, the present, the past, and a whole host of interesting topics, enjoy.

Duration:00:44:52

#371 - Will Food be Vegan, GMO & Liquid in 2050

11/8/2018
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What is the future of food, will it be like the Matrix, us eating a bowl of nutritionally balanced slop for all 3 meals, or maybe it will just be a few pills and a shake? Tom and I debate the future looking at GMO foods, the rise of plant based eating, farming, food waste, socioeconomic factors, money, and much more. We loved this chat and drew on a ton of data to support our theories, after all the data is positive, which is awesome!

Duration:00:48:37

#370 - People are so Judgemental!

11/5/2018
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Why are people so judgemental? Do you feel that judgement, does it stop you acting on things? It can be frustrating right, think of all the things you possibly stop doing due to the judgement and opinions of others. Well, today is the day we try combat this, build confidence, and move forward in strength. Movember: https://mobro.co/13845037?mc=1

Duration:00:09:26

#369 - Lauren Armes on Fear, Success & The Business Of Wellness

11/1/2018
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Feel fear? We all do. Want to be successful? We all do. Lauren Armes is no stranger to fear or success from a business and fitness life well trodden. Lauren is the founder of Well To Do Global, a business looking at the current and future trends of the health and fitness industry. In this show I chat with Lauren about her journey, her fears, her success's, females in business, future wellness technology, trends we like that are coming, trends we don't like that we want to see banished, and...

Duration:00:45:21

#368 – Calorie Counting, Low Carb Diets & Dietary Anxiety (LIVE)

10/29/2018
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I lost 5.5 stone on a low carb diet, but does that mean a low carb diet is the BEST diet to follow? I was blinded by the facts from a personally developed bias, that bias was then compounded by selective learning to prove to myself it was the best diet. In this podcast I discuss (LIVE from my London event) my journey with nutrition eduction, why and how I was blinded, where my diet is today and WHY, and raise critical questions on your own nutrition and understanding of food.

Duration:00:11:23

#367 - Rowing & Muscle Ups with Olympian Dr Cameron Nichol

10/25/2018
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The 2012 Olympics saw Dr Cameron Nichol compete in rowing for Team GB, which spurred a transition to creating Rowing WOD, crossfits answer to mastering the art of rowing which has now been used by many of the world top 10 crossfit athletes. He did this while training in medicine and being a complete legend. Cameron joins me to chat fitness, crossfit aka competitive fitness, the art of rowing, movement, training, mindset, the state of fitness, overcomplicating something super simple......

Duration:00:49:45

#366 - The Third Door aka TRY F***ING HARDER!

10/22/2018
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I've been getting a little salty recently, and some recent musings have spurred this salty episode that will hopefully inspire some thought. What is the concept of the third door? It's something I haven't realised I've been doing as default for over 10 years. Apparently it's a famous concept... to me it just seems obvious! Listen and find out...

Duration:00:13:02

#365 - Fitness Life Lessons with Ben Mudge & Tom Bainbridge

10/18/2018
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After 10 years in the fitness industry, and on your own fitness journey, what do you learn about yourself? What have you changed? What do you know now that you didn't, and wish you did? I interview Ben Mudge and Tom Bainbridge (my co-host) on life lessons LIVE at SFN, exploring nutritional science, gym programming, body building, strength training, recovery, periodisation, maturity vs active objective learning, books that have helped shape their journey, and more.

Duration:00:33:48

#364 - Fad diets, why do we do them? With Scott Baptie & Emma Storey-Gordon

10/15/2018
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We know fad diets don't work, but we keep doing them and expecting a different result, isn't that the definition of insanity? Emma Storey-Gordon and Scott Baptie join me to debate the emotional connection we have to the dream of it working, why fad diets work at their core, why we fall for them, what the answer for fat loss is, our coaching experience, and our personal hacks and tips, plus many more musings. Enjoy.

Duration:00:45:25

#363 - The Lean Machines discuss 10 years of Diet, Training & Mindset

10/10/2018
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The Lean Machines join me LIVE on the show from SFN Expo, a show where we discuss their journey in fitness, how their opinions and application of diet, training and mindset has changed over the years, whats next for them, why they love crossfit, their top recovery tips, how they are planning to be the worlds best dad, and more musing on all sorts of fitness topics. Enjoy. Find 'The Lean Machines' all over the internet, especially on YouTube.

Duration:00:47:49

#362 - Why do people struggle to be consistent?

10/8/2018
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People often struggle with consistency on a diet, but why? In this short podcast I explore the key issues around consistency, so if you're struggling, get this downloaded, get it in your ears, take action. These things are simple, they're just not always easy, I get that, but the power IS in your hands.

Duration:00:10:50

#361 - Are parents or schools to blame? With Cameron Parker

10/4/2018
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Cameron Parker, a motivational speaker in schools joins me to talk motivation, education, nutrition, schooling, parenting, personal ownership, societal norms, social media, addiction, body language, personal motivators, and the impression we are making as adults on the youth of today, and whether it's positive. This show started as a Part 2 Energy Drink ban debate after last week, but escalated into so much more. Buckle in, this is show is longer than normal & fiery! http://cameron-parker.com

Duration:01:06:36

#360 - Animal vs Vegan Protein - Quality, Digestion & Amino Facts!

9/30/2018
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Find assessing protein quality confusing? In this show we explore the confusing world of protein quality, quantity and sources. How can you tell if a food provides good quality protein, and what can you do if you don't get it? What about being vegetarian or vegan? Is there a difference between whey & vegan protein shakes? Are protein shakes good or bad? Get clarity on protein, it's sources, and scientific fact.

Duration:00:20:00

#359 - DEBATE: Energy drinks, should they be banned?

9/26/2018
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The UK Government are trying to ban energy drinks for Under 18s, and I agree with this move, but Tom my co-host doesn't. So we settle our differences, or try to over a debate. We state our cases, our theories, outline some statistics on recent similar initiatives, and inevitably politics, legislation, social economic factors, societal mindset and all sorts of 'context' get thrown into the mix. Let us know where your opinion lies after you listen to our debate...

Duration:00:50:23

#358 - Failing your way to Success (Chapter 1 Cont.)

9/24/2018
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Too many people are scared of failure, but it shapes success. In this podcast I continue my story of how I went from bad personal trainer, to AWESOME personal trainer. I share the story where I realised I was bad, the self-awareness steps I went through, and how it shaped my career as a coach. This is the 2nd half of the introduction to my book 'How to be an Awesome Personal Trainer', which is available on Amazon if you'd like to buy it: https://amzn.to/2DyTTjs Want to share your story? Hit...

Duration:00:20:49

#357 - Can obesity be healthy? with Emma Storey-Gordon

9/19/2018
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This week, co-host Tom and Emma Storey-Gordon return to chat about metabolically healthy obesity. Does it really exist, is it a good thing to be promoting, and is there more to the story? By objectively delving into the topic with as little bias as possible, it very quickly looks a lot more nuanced and fascinating than most probably realise... It's always a pleasure having Emma on the show, so we hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as we enjoyed recording it!

Duration:00:47:28

#356 - Chapter 1: A Vision for Your Future

9/17/2018
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What is the vision for your future? For your life? For your career? In this short podcast I talk about my career when I was younger by reading the Introduction to my book 'How to be an Awesome Personal Trainer'. This book is an autobiography of my work career, with life, business and coaching lessons intertwined into the story. And so this podcast focuses today on vision, tenacity and hard work, the backbone of anyone successful... My book on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2OvVreO

Duration:00:12:51

#355 - Running away from Depression with William Pullen

9/12/2018
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William Pullen is a running psychotherapist, yeah, I had no idea what that was either. But what ensued is one of my most enjoyable podcasts yet. I delve into Will's journey into his job, explore the power that movement has in giving people emotional momentum, we share stories that have empowered ourselves, and we breech the core topic of "can running help combat depression", and if so, how, and why? Find Will here: http://williampullenpsychotherapist.com

Duration:00:40:55

#354 - "Foods expensive" says the person who buys Costa Coffee daily!!

9/9/2018
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People complain about healthy food being expensive, but is it? People buy a Cost Coffee everyday but complain about the cost of a gym membership, is this complaining fair, is health and fitness expensive, or is it a case that we don't value the cost of things that make us fit and healthy, but wouldn't blink twice at paying £4.50 for a pint of beer or glass of wine? Lets get objective, as what we value is key here.

Duration:00:10:40

#353 - Are your 'healthy' habits damaging your health?

9/6/2018
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What if we are damaging our health through supposed healthy habits? Many of us are guilty of taking extreme approaches, or just taking things too far. In fitness we need to aim for balance, but how many people are truly living with balance, rather oscillating from one extreme to the next. Training with weights, dieting, our mindset & environment, our beliefs, injury risk, movement, pain, we discuss it all after a listener writes into the show with quite a story, and me and Tom share ours.......

Duration:00:49:37