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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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United Kingdom

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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

#294 - HIIT, Pilates & Anti-Dieting with Hollie Grant

1/17/2018
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Is Pilates and HIIT training the perfect combo to perform in the gym for optimal health and performance? What an earth is anti-dieting, and why is it empowering many women across the globe? What can you learn from pastry chef turned trainer and coach Hollie Grant, author of 'The Model Method'? Join me as I interview the awesome and inspiring lady that is Hollie Grant. Find out more about Hollie at: https://www.pilatespt.co.uk

Duration: 00:56:45


#293 - BIG Scary Goals & Extreme Personality Traits with Brian Keane

1/10/2018
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This show is a rocker, with fellow podcaster Brian Keane as we discuss our paths to success as people, what we now learn and why, the personality traits we have and why, why we love BIG scary goals and how it defines us, success as a human and what it means at a deep level, Brian's journey in fitness, and much more. Check out me on Brians show at, episode 59: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-brian-keane-fitness-podcast/id1153346936?mt=2

Duration: 00:50:01


#292 - Part 2: The Hardest Year of my Life - The Lessons

1/3/2018
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What did I learn from my experiences in 2017? How did I stay strong and positive in light of all the pain and negativity? What would I do differently if I could turn back the clocks? What happened to my motivation to exercise during this time? Did the online attacks affect my business? In this episode I expand on episode 291, going deeper into the lessons and events that shaped who I am today. Enjoy. And thanks again for getting episode 291 to #1 on iTunes

Duration: 00:43:04


#291 - The Hardest Year of My Life - Solo Show

12/28/2017
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2017 was the hardest year of my life, why? I spent 9 months facing bankruptcy, I got attacked more online than I've ever done to date, I got my passion beaten out of me, I lost my ability to innovate, I realised I have fear and weakness's that I thought I didn't, my health took a massive nose dive, I lost my passion to exercise, and much more. But this podcast episode isn't aimed to sit in the mud and dwell, it's aimed to reflect, reposition, repurpose, and take ACTION in 2018! From...

Duration: 00:43:44


#290 - Genetic Potential, Protein Dosing & 6 Week PT Courses

12/21/2017
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You know our Q&A shows are awesome, right? Well this one is.... BOOM! Why? We just cover a ton, quickly, discussing our genetic potential as humans in the gym, how to change your training based on your genetic potential, periodisation for hypertrophy and strength, our learning styles and different courses that match that, protein and how its dose and size affects metabolic rate, 6 week PT courses, and many more rambles. Enjoy.

Duration: 00:31:31


#289 - Calisthenics Vs Gym Training with The School of Callisthenics

12/13/2017
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When it comes to training, what is Calisthenics? Is it better than traditional gym training, and where do the theories of strength and conditioning intersect with Calisthenics, if at all? I talk to Tim and David from The School of Calisthenics in the podcasts first live 3 way show. We evolve the discuss around all things human movement, gym and outdoor training, bodyweight and much more. A top show with as much banter as knowledge gainz! Get their free beginners guide here:...

Duration: 00:54:05


#288 - Is your Relationship Healthy with Susan Winter

12/7/2017
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What do you do if your partner isn't into fitness as much as you? How do you know if that relationship is the ONE? Are you someone who bickers with your partner over petty things, why is this, are we poor communicators, or are we not right for one another? Our relationship with our partner is one of the most important relationships we have, and optimising it will lead to more happiness in life, so it was essential I got Susan Winter, New York based TV presenter and relationship expert on to...

Duration: 00:48:44


#287 - My Tony Robbins Experience & Debating Free Will

11/30/2017
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The human brain and human emotion is a powerful area of discussion, a topic we go deep into on this episode. We open the discussion with a debate and look at the concept of Free Will and whether it exists, and then we evolve this around my experience at Tony Robbins's 'Unleash the Power Within' event, which for me, was life changing. How? Why? What did I learn? What is hidden in the brain and the gap between free will and conscious thought? What makes us who we are? Find out in Episode 287....

Duration: 00:46:14


#286 - Veganism, Protein & Building Muscle with Joseph Agu

11/23/2017
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Did you watch the Netflix documentary 'What the Health'? Did it get you worried? Well in this podcast episode with Joseph Agu we look at the data around the show, whether meat and protein is bad, whether we should be afraid of eggs and dairy, and then what is considered ideal for a gym, protein and building muscle perspective, looking at both plant and animal protein sources. Oh, and musings of crossfit, training intensity, critical thinking, injury rates and pre-bed protein intakes....

Duration: 01:00:37


#285 - Become Super Motivated with Sal Di Stefano from Mind Pump

11/16/2017
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Is motivation this magical thing that some have and some don't? Maybe, but there is a whole system to developing the mindset to unstoppable motivation, so much so that it's then purely a habit. Join myself and Sal Di Stefano as we delve into motivation, the psychology of being fit, aesthetics vs health and fitness as we age, the problems we see in fitness today, and much more. Check out Sal and Mind Pump at: https://www.mindpumpmedia.com

Duration: 00:48:09


#284 - Fear of Food, Fear of Failure with Tom Bainbridge

11/9/2017
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Do you have fears around your health, food, progress and life in general? This is the episode for you. Myself and Tom discuss the issues people have around food and why, how we can start to alleviate some of the anxiety around food and become more comfortable with it in our lives, why the social aspect of food is key, how this links to our fear of progress and failure in life, and much more. In this show Ben talks a lot from personal experience, and possibly gets a little deep. Enjoy.

Duration: 00:41:36


#283 - Being led by Ego with Lee Constantinou

11/2/2017
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Are your actions led by ego? This is all too common in fitness and bodybuilding. I talk to Lee about his many years in fitness, bodybuilding and competing. We cover his journey from Karate to bodybuilding, to now accepting and leading a life of balance. We discuss drugs in fitness, mindset, plant based nutrition, and more. An honest chat with a super honest, super humble guy.

Duration: 00:47:00


#282 - Hormones, PCOS & Weight Gain with Claire Goodwin

10/26/2017
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Can hormones make you gain weight, or stop you from losing weight? I'm joined by PCOS Nutritionist Claire Goodwin as we discuss her background as a competitive athlete and how her weight was never a simple equation of calories in vs calories out. When does basic black and white science not explain someones weight, and what do we do about it? What hormones are key in this process, and how do they work? Find out in today's show, and check out Claire at: www.thepcosnutritionist.com

Duration: 00:40:40


#281 - Nutrition & Human Behaviour with Tom Bainbridge

10/19/2017
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When it comes to food & nutrition, why do we do what we do? How do we know when our nutrition or our environment needs to change for a more positive outcome? Could our relationship be a point of friction in optimal dietary outcome? When were presented with a physical problem, like eczema, what do we do, and why? Optimal human health is a right for all, but what steps are limiting factors in us achieving it? Join myself & Tom Bainbridge to find out.

Duration: 00:47:58


#280 - Fighting, Fatherhood & Colostomy bags with Simon Herbert

10/12/2017
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What does a new dad do when he wants to train for a fight? Train for it, that's what. Simon Herbert is a fighter, newly appointed dad, gym owner, coach and nutritionist. An expert juggler of all the above with a history of irritable bowel disease we discuss his journey, the battles old and new, not accepting his fate when told be needed a colostomy bag, and how to optimise training and nutrition for a busy and demanding lifestyle. Enjoy. And give Simon a follow on Instagram and Facebook...

Duration: 00:32:45


#279 - What happened to Clean Eating Alice?

10/5/2017
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Clean Eating Alice is now Alice Liveing, but why, what happened? In this amazing interview with Alice Liveing we uncover her recent journey of nutritional and fitness change, the journey that took her into this world of Instagram fitness with 3 best selling books, the lessons she has learnt, the pro's and con's of social media, what she hopes for the future of fitness, and more. An inspiring and ranty podcast, you'll love it. Check out Alice's books on Amazon and her amazing work on...

Duration: 00:40:09


#278 - Building Muscle & Fitness Intuition with Tom Bainbridge

9/28/2017
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Can we push too hard and not make progress? How much is too much? This is the problematic area of fitness, knowing whether you are doing too much, or not enough. The reality is it's very personal, but in this show we explore building muscle, training to extremes, and how to juggle all this with what we coin as 'life'. Check out my work at: www.bencoomber.com

Duration: 00:41:59


#277 - What do you eat in the wild? With Survivorman Les Stroud

9/21/2017
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Want to know who the real Bear Grylls is? This man, Les Stroud. Over 70 episodes where he goes into the wild to survive on his TV show 'Survivorman' that he films himself. Les Stroud joins me on the show to discuss his diet at home and in the world, how he keeps fit, what nature does to the human body and mind, why he programs yoga into his training, why he fasts, what he thinks of veganism seeing as you can't be vegan in the wild, and much more. Les was an awesome, humble, entertaining...

Duration: 00:44:42


#276 - Debating the EatWell Plate with The Food Medic Hazel Wallace

9/14/2017
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Hazel Wallace, Doctor & Trainer, aka the Food Medic joins me to discuss... In a world of lifestyle related diseases, do we appreciate BOTH the value of food and medicine? Do we need to be more aligned to have more impact in the world? And, is the fitness industry part of the problem, especially as we tend to point the finger at the NHS and the EatWell plate for being 'not so perfect'. But, is it REALLY that bad? Are we propagating the confusion around nutrition? A fascinating discussion...

Duration: 00:41:32


#275 - Science + Trial & Error = RESULTS with Tom Bainbridge

9/7/2017
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This week we coach someone and go into detail on a real case study discussing calorie and nutrient intake, the application of science and how real world feedback changes our approach, phobias and how to alleviate anxiety with data, calculating energy expenditure, the true definition of evidence based practice, reverse dieting, and much more (including my new favourite recipe). Oh, and I'm with yours truly Mr Tom Bainbridge from the BTN Academy, online nutrition course provider.

Duration: 00:41:23

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