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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

#332 - #TheTruthAboutCarbs Motivation & Industry BS

6/24/2018
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The #TruthAboutCarbs is doing the rounds, oh my days, so lets look at the research, research and science based arguments vs peoples opinions, what motivates us, and industry BS. I pack a lot into this micro show which is a clip from my interview on the Health Hackers show, which you can find here for the full interview: https://www.healthhackers.uk/episode-list/2018/2/25/ep-12-ben-coomber

Duration:00:09:57

#331 - Going DEEP into my Brain with The 3 Dumbbells

6/20/2018
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If you could ask me anything, what would you ask me? This is how this show went down. The 3 Dumbbells is a London based podcast with Fred, Seb and Mat, and this is the recording as they dive deep into my professional background, my favourite books, top podcasts, my values as a coach, my tough year going bankrupt, views on coaching and change, my daily routines, being vulnerable, and why I've done what I've done in my career to date. Check out The 3 Dumbbells Podcast for more of Seb, Mat and...

Duration:00:57:42

#330 - The Fitness Industry is Broken, but you're NOT (A Short Poem by Dave Cottrell)

6/17/2018
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The fitness industry is a weird place right? Don't get me wrong, it needs to change, it has to change, people are more confused and troubled than ever despite the wealth of information available, but there is light everywhere, you just need to know where to find it, and to know that right now you are enough. Today's isn't about me, Dave Cottrell is back, with 90 second video about the fitness industry, enjoy...

Duration:00:03:08

#329 - James Haskell on Mastering Athleticism & Sensitive Snowflake Syndrome

6/13/2018
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James Haskell, England and Lions rugby player and top lad is BACK for his 3rd appearance on the show! Today we evolve the topic of mastering your own athleticism, why so many young men are not achieving their goals, the benefits of expertise and having a plan, but following the plan. We then have a MASSIVE moan about social media, the purpose of it, and the people on it, and how we can get more from it. James on da Internet: http://www.jameshaskell.com

Duration:00:43:19

#328 - Hydration Facts & Summer Supplements

6/10/2018
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Is your hydration optimal and do our supplement needs change in the summer? This is a key question as we enter the hot summer months. In this podcast I discuss the hydration index, beer and coffee being dehydrating, minerals in our water, electrolytes, the best filters, and lastly a few tweaks with our supplements in the summer months. Yve-Bio filter I discussed: https://amzn.to/2Hp3Qwd Awesome Supplements: https://awesomesupplements.co.uk

Duration:00:14:08

#327 - Data Driven Fitness with Tom Bainbridge

6/6/2018
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When do you need more data to reach your goals? And what data do we pay attention to? In this episode Tom B and I answer one of your questions discussing how do we get better results, when do we need more data, what is that data, where do psychological boundaries hold us back, where do calories become valuable, when do we change volume & intensity, how do we periodise, recovery parameters, and ultimately getting the outcome from training we expect! Expect big things from this show ;)

Duration:00:30:44

#326 - Three Ways to Solve Pain in your Life Quicker

6/4/2018
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Is there pain in your life today, or has there been in the past and it took you too long to solve it and move on? Pain is an indicator, we don't avoid it, bury it, or hide it, we deal with it head on, but how when it feels too tender to touch? Today lets discuss three ways that I think could change how you deal with pain in your life, both short term and long term, and thus live a happier life with more meaning and less frustration.

Duration:00:15:13

#325 - What is the Future of Health & Fitness (EXPLICIT: Live Recording)

5/30/2018
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The fitness industry is full of egos and narcissists, and it's not helping the industry move forward. In this frank live recording from my May 2018 Body Power Expo talk I get as raw and honest as I can about the state of the fitness industry, the issues it faces, but importantly what we can do about it. If we want things to change, we have to be the voices of change, not just complain. Amidst all the swearing I hope you join me in this call to arms! If you agree with the messages in this...

Duration:00:46:11

#324 - Nutrition is confusing when you have no BS filter!

5/28/2018
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Do we do ourselves a disservice sometimes with our learning? We follow all sorts of people online and absorb all sorts of facts daily, but do we have a BS filter that is fully operational? Are we applying common sense? After listening to a Joe Rogan podcast on keto it got me thinking about conflicting opinions in the world of nutrition and how some people will contradict what they say with overlapping theories. Here's the solution!

Duration:00:05:39

#323 - Fat Loss: The Struggle is real (Live Recording, BeFit Expo)

5/23/2018
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Why is fat loss complicated? Or is it, really, honestly? In this candid and honest talk I freestyle on my approach to coaching clients at Be Fit Expo. I got invited to the event to present to a room of ladies on why they might be holding THEMSELVES back from their goals, and how I would approach it as a coach highlighting my 2 step initial approach, then outline the journey. The very system and approach I use in my 90 day coaching program Fat Loss for Life. https://fatlossforlife.co.uk

Duration:00:47:19

#322 – Is your mobile phone a healthy part of your life?

5/20/2018
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Today I set you 2 challenges around your mobile phone and social media use. I'm setting these challenges as I see too many people having an unhealthy relationship with social media and or social media giving them some sort of anxiety. Our mental well-being is precious, we need to protect it, but we need boundaries as we get into unhealthy habits, after all we're only human. Well, today is about breaking those habits, will you join me? Do the challenges, great things will happen, promise.

Duration:00:18:27

#317 - Running around London with Virgin Sport & Jessica Frey

5/16/2018
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Why would someone run, or do any exercise? Should it be fun, or just lead to an outcome, and how do we find out what really makes us tick? Virgin Sport are trying to do things a little bit differently, their races, the charities they support, their initiatives, and their brand value of 'business for good'. I chat to general manager and keen marathon runner Jessica Frey at Virgin Sport to see what they are up to, how they are trying to change things, and how they are impacting the UK's...

Duration:00:30:15

#320 - From client to coach with Chris Harrison

5/14/2018
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When we first met Chris he was struggling to find balance in his nutrition and training, and as a result didn't feel as healthy as he believed he could. Two years later he is in amazing shape both inside and out, and that's not the only change! Chris has recently left his corporate job to coach people full time, allowing him to do what he is passionate about and help a ton more people at the same time. His story is great, and we hope you take some inspiration from it!

Duration:00:32:14

#319 - The genetics of obesity with Emma Storey Gordon

5/9/2018
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We all know the proximal cause of obesity - people eat too much and/or move too little over a prolonged period of time. That isn't really the whole picture, though - is it? This fascinating conversation with Emma Story Gordon explores the role that genetics have in the development of obesity in free living conditions. After all, we all live in the same environment and most people don't want to be obese - so why is it that some end up gaining a lot of weight and others don't, when neither...

Duration:00:48:11

#318 - Finding balance with Emily Raynor

5/6/2018
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We are joined by ex-BTN student and online nutrition coach Emily Raynor to discuss her journey. Emily joined the fitness industry after improving her own mindset and taking the time to learn how to improve her behaviours, both to improve her body composition and her mental and social health. Emily has undergone an awesome journey and we're happy to have been part of it - hear her story and her thoughts on fitness as a whole. Find her Instagram at @emz.fitness.food.and.balance

Duration:00:20:11

#317 - How Stress is Harming us with Ori Hofmekler

5/2/2018
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How is stress really affecting us? And what stress is the worst for us? The author of The Warrior Diet joins me on the show to discuss stress and it's dynamics, how it is really affecting us, why, and whether our biological systems are handling what we are throwing at it in this modern age. A fascinating show from one of life true health intellects. Check out Ori's work here: http://www.orihofmekler.com

Duration:00:51:16

#316 - Nutrition from a Doctor's perspective with Dr.Aileen Alexander

4/30/2018
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There are a growing number of Doctors who are becoming aware of the power of nutrition and exercise as preventative medicine, and ex BTN student, Aileen Alexander of ThisDoctorLifts is one of them. In this short episode she chats about her thoughts on the state of nutrition education for doctors and what she's done to improve the situation in her own practice.

Duration:00:20:43

#315 - Fail at Life to Succeed at Life with Dave Cottrell

4/25/2018
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We all need to fail at life to learn, but how much? After being bullied at school, a failed marriage, hiding behind a fake persona and a less than ideal upbringing, Dave Cottrell decided to make a life pivot, a pivot that led him to lose over 9 stone, fight competitively, then become a mindset coach and help others with their life goals. If you're stuck in any way, you want persecutive on life, you want to be at one with your failures, you want to move forward positively, you want to...

Duration:00:56:05

#314 - Things I regret & would change about the past

4/22/2018
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We all have regrets, but why? It's because we change and evolve as people, we learn to be better, to do better. Today is one of those days of reflection. I've deleted over 60 old podcast episodes, but why? It's because I've changed, I've evolved, I've learnt.

Duration:00:18:13

#313 - Medicine vs Food vs Exercise with The Food Medic Dr Hazel Wallace

4/18/2018
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Dr Hazel Wallace is back to debate food vs exercise vs medicine, where does it all fit together? Being a Doctor & health coach Hazel is in the perfect position to comment on the changes we are seeing both in the medical world and the food and health coaching world. We discuss diet vs exercise and its impact on disease and obesity, new initiatives, the family environment, a new wave of thinking in young doctors, and the curse of social media. Enjoy. And please do check out Hazels new book:...

Duration:00:41:05