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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 taken...


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...


9 Stress; the root cause with Pete Williams

Pete Williams has degrees in exercise physiology and Medical Science and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and as a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine (2004) he was one of the first to be awarded the Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner status (2013). Episode 9 delves into the area of stress physiology and how this impacts health, exercise and lifestyle. Working in central London, Pete...


8 Fitness branding with Katie Bulmer-Cooke

We welcome fitness entrepreneur Katie Bulmer-Cooke to the expert video series. Katie has received numerous accolades for her high-level work in the fitness industry including UK PT of the year 2012, Top 10 Global PT’s to Watch 2012, UK fitness professional of the year 2013, and North East Top 100 Entrepreneur 2015. Outside of fitness she is may be best known for as a candidate in the hit BBC television show The Apprentice (series 10, 2014) after surviving 10 out of 12 gruelling weeks on...


7 Belief and mindset matters with Jon Burgess

We are joined by Jon Burgess, a fitness industry expert with over 2 decades of experience coaching clients and mentoring individuals and businesses to be positive, determined and to create successful habits and daily actions. In this episode we cover: - motivational factors to keep focused in the early stages of a fitness career - how Jon overcame his early struggles when he came close to burn-out - the power of self-belief to help energise performance - mindset defined - how to support...


6. Science-based weight loss with Danny Lennon

Danny Lennon is the founder of Sigma Nutrition and the host of Sigma Nutrition Radio, a highly rated podcast on iTunes. He has a master’s degree (MSc.) in Nutritional Sciences and works as a performance nutritionist to professional MMA fighters, professional boxers and competitive powerlifters. In this episode we discuss a range of key topics surrounding the hotly contested topic of weight loss, especially the calorie balance versus carbohydrate restriction debate. Topics discussed...


5. PT turned sport coach with Phil Mansfield

Phil has enjoyed a varied career within the fitness and elite sporting industries. He has taught and lectured for many years and has coached athletes across a range of sports, including cycling, running, triathlon, football and rugby. Phil joins us in this episode to discuss a range of alternative training methods in endurance training directed towards cycling performance, including: - how strength training can play a part in endurance cycling performance - primary fitness and athletic...


Episode 4 Female focussed training with Kim Ingleby

Award winning personal trainer, Kim Ingleby, features in this expert interview of the Fit to Succeed video/podcast series. Kim is the founder of Energised Performance, a successful TEDx speaker, advanced personal trainer, NLP practitioner, and the author of the wonderful book Hound of Happiness. Kim joins us on this show to discuss a host of important issues around fitness business and training females, including: - mind body coaching - the importance of education and skill acquisition -...


3. Fitness career abroad with Ben McDonald

Episode 3 of the Fit to Succeed podcast/video series features Ben McDonald a top level personal trainer who has truly succeed on both sides of the Atlantic working as a PT, fitness manager and fitness educator in the UK and repeating that success in Canada, where he now works for DTS Fitness Education. This episode looks at: key motivational factors for success challenges of moving a fitness career abroad fixed versus growth mindset outcome versus processed focused standing out from from...


Fundamentals of hydration

This is a short clip discussing a few important fundamentals regarding hydration. Key concepts such as partitioning of fluid into different compartments and the role of various mineral electrolytes in hydration are discussed. The full content is found within our Nutrition for Health and Fitness Certificate. Visit Nordic Fitness Education for more details. Enjoy!