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Muscle, fascia and functional movement - Episode 24 with Ian O'Dwyer

The turn of the millennium brought the world of functional training to the fitness industry, then in 2007-08 the elite PT's shifted focus to the role that fascia plays in movement control and function. Ian O'Dwyer was one of the leaders at the forefront of both of these changes within the fitness industry as he worked in conjunction with PT on the Net and PTA Global. This episode includes answers to: - What motivated Ian to get involved in the functional fitness movement? - What is an...


Modern diets, gluten sensitivity, and autoimmunity - Episode 23 with Dr Tom O'Bryan

Have you ever experienced any kind of negative reaction following food intake? Do certain foods cause itchy mouth, sneezing, bloating, discomfort, gas, or bowel upset? Do you ever feel irritable, moodiness, fatigued, sudden drops in energy, or mental fogginess? All of these symptoms and more could be signs of a food sensitivity, especially to wheat, gluten, dairy or sugar. Episode 23 features world leading wheat/gluten and autoimmunity expert, Dr Tom O'Bryan. Not only a well of knowledge...


Calories, hormones and metabolism work together in weight loss - Episode 22 with Dr Jade Teta

What is the best solution for weight loss? Calorie reduction? Speeding up metabolism? Or controlling hormones? Dr Jade Teta addresses all of these issues in this fascinating interview. He asserts that these 3 physiological factors actually work together in successful control of excess weight and body fat reduction. Dr Jade Teta is a highly experienced personal trainer of over 25 years. Jade has a degree in biochemistry, is a qualified naturopathic physician, and is also an expert in...


Nutrient density helps weight management - Episode 21 with Dr Zoe Harcombe

This episode addresses the concept of nutrient density as a factor in the battle against obesity with expert obesity researcher, Dr Zoe Harcombe. Dr Zoe Harcombe is a researcher, author, blogger and public speaker in the field of diet and health. Her key areas of interest/expertise are public health dietary guidelines (especially dietary fat), nutrition and obesity. In 2016, Zoe was awarded a Ph.D. in public health nutrition. Episode 21 covers the following themes: - The importance of...


Training older adults for real life - Episode 20 with Robert Linkul

With the population living longer and becoming ever more health aware, the fitness market for clients 50 years and older is booming! have to know how to train this population group effectively. Expert PT for older adults, Robert Linkul, joins us to share his insights. Robert Linkul is the head personal trainer and the owner of Be STRONGER Fitness. He is the Southwest Regional Coordinator with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and was named the NSCA's 2012...


Motivation, confidence and self belief for fitness trainers - Episode 19 with Pete Cohen

Health and fitness professionals are human too! It may come as a surprise that many in the fitness industry still struggle with doubt, uncertainty and a lack of confidence. Sometimes developing and maintaining a high level of fitness is a means to overcoming those personal limitations. However, there is another way...learn to motivate yourself, begin an action plan to gradually increase in confidence and self belief for true success. World leading expert and inspirator, Pete Cohen, joins...


18. Fasted Training and the importance of context with Dr Laurent Bannock

Training or exercise in a fasted state is claimed to boost metabolism and drive up body fat burning, but is this really true? Get the answers to this in context in episode 18 of Fit to Succeed. Dr Laurent Bannock is a leading performance nutritionist and exercise physiologist who works in elite sport and has a noteworthy reputation among the scientific community. He is a highly experienced educator & lecturer and is the program director (and founder) for the ISSN Diploma postgraduate...


17. The sweet and sour effects of sugar on health with Richard Scrivener

Sugar has a delicious sweet taste that we often crave, but it may be having a very sour effect upon our health! Learn why in this engaging interview with leading trainer, Richard Scrivener. Richard has worked as a Health, Fitness and Nutrition Lecturer, a Health and Fitness Course Developer, Strength and Conditioning Coach (athlete focused) and Nutritional Therapist. He also works widely with lots of the top fitness publications as an author, fitness model and contributing expert. Richard...


Leveraging hormones in weight management

Food recommendations are provided for national populations without considering the more specific requirements of certain sub-groups. There is no doubt that overweight / obese individuals have a considerably different internal metabolic environment that changes their nutritional needs beyond simple caloric restriction. This short audio shares some vital thoughts regarding hormonal considerations and suggested dietary approaches to support weight management. This audio is a short segment...


16 Performance throughout pregnancy with Jenny Burrell

In this episode Jenny Burrell champions the health and fitness needs of women throughout pregnancy and the post natal period, empowering them to move, live and enjoy life. Jenny Burrell is the head of Burrell Education, one of the UK's leading-edge educators in the field of modern Pregnancy, Post Baby, 3rd Age (Peri-to Post-Menopause) and Female Fitness, Wellness, Massage + Bodywork Therapies. Burrell Education the UK's only endorsed, accredited and licensed education provider dedicated to...


16 Quick fire pregnancy fitness tips with Jenny Burrell

A quick fire interview with great pregnancy fitness tips from Jenny Burrell. Burrell Education is one of the most innovative training companies in the field of pre & post natal exercise and fitness. This is a taster for the full interview with Jenny to be released later this week.


15 Pressed to digest with Dr Jillian Teta

In this episode we kick up a stink and dive into the nitty gritty of digestive health with leading expert, Dr Jillian Teta. Dr Teta received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University, where she shadowed well-known physicians who are experts in their fields. She practices at the Naturopathic Health Clinic of North Carolina and writes for numerous paper and digital publications. Jillian also lectures extensively. She is the author of the book Natural Solutions for...


15 Dr Jillian Teta quick fire interview

This is a short, quick fire question round with Dr Jillian Teta, Naturopathic Physician and an expert in digestive health. Jillian provides some really useful, actionable digestive tips on increasing fibre intake, probiotic supplements, reducing constipation, and resolving gas and bloating. Keep posted for the release of the full 30 minute interview with Dr Jillian. If you enjoy this bonus episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free...


14 Move U body pain free with Andrew Dettelbach

In this interview with MoveU co-founder, Andrew Dettelbach (aka. MoveU shirtless dude) we explore a whole range of issues surrounding pain free, effective movement. Andrew graduated with a Kinesiology major, and is an ongoing student of human movement and function. Following a major lumbar spine injury, together with Dr. Mike Wasilisin (other MoveU co-founder) Andrew spent 1.5 years working out how to position and move to prevent re-injury. This process has been refined into what is now...


14 Andrew Dettelbach quick fire questions

This is a short quick fire question round with Andrew Dettelbach, the co-founder of MoveU. Andrew gives some great tips for pain free movement, his must-include exercise, some tips to combat long-term sitting at work, and how to keep a positive outlook on life. Keep posted for the release of the full 30 minute interview with Andrew. If you enjoy this bonus episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments...


13 Injury to optimal performance with Ryan James

Ryan James is a well-seasoned athlete that has represented Great Britain across several different sports including elite level long-distance & iron man triathlon, sprint track cycling, stand up paddle boarding, and outrigger canoeing. He is also a highly experienced personal trainer, sports therapist, fitness educator, nutritionist, and is a senior well-being advisor for the emergency services. In this episode explores a whole range of fascinating fitness, training and mindset information,...


13 Quick fire questions with Ryan James

This is a short taster of the upcoming episode with 6 x UK national stand up paddle board champion, Ryan James. The full episode will be released shortly - keep in touch and subscribe to the show so you don't miss it. Questions include: - favourite exercise - best recovery food - lifestyle priority - stress relief - role of learning If you enjoy this short episode, please rate, review and leave a comment. Thanks for listening.


12 European fitness industry first hand with Julian Berriman

Julian currently works as the Director of the Professional Standards Committee for Europe Active, the leading not-for-profit organization representing the whole health and fitness sector in Europe. He previously worked for nearly 2 decades for the leading UK business to consumer fitness education provider, Premier Global, as Director of Research and Development. In this episode we get to know Julian and his professional background and explore the following topics: - the experience of...


11 The power of group exercise with Lincoln Bryden

Lincoln is the founder Total Fitness and specialises in delivering quality training and instruction to aerobic, step, and dance group exercise instructors and personal trainers. He has presented internationally around the world and is the creator of 20 fitness videos. He is the European Master Trainer for Metabolic Effect, which is a hormonal fat loss and lifestyle company. In this episode we discuss how personal trainers and other fitness professionals can benefit from group exercise,...


10 Playful human movement with Darryl Edwards

Darryl Edwards, (MSc) is the founder of HEALTH Unplugged and owner of Primal Play and Fitness Explorer Training. He is an international speaker, coach, nutritionist and author of Paleo Fitness(2015), Paleo from A to Z(2015), and Animal Moves (2018). He has been published in titles such as Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Elle, Men's Fitness and featured on the BBC, ABC in Australia and the international documentary We Love Paleo. Episode 10 features an exploration of what helped Darryl to...