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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

#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


#274 - Strong on the outside, broken on the inside with Molly Galbraith

8/31/2017
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Getting strong in the gym is easy, what about outside the gym? Molly Galbraith has a global movement called GIRLS GONE STRONG, and she's inspired 1000's to accept their bodies and move from strength to strength physically and mentally. But how? What happens if the road is troubled, loved ones pass away, we experience break ups, and injure ourselves? It's all happened to Molly, so you can learn from someone who has developed strength when they have felt their lowest, even when they appeared...

Duration: 00:44:08


#273 - The Future of Fitness with Lou Schuler

8/24/2017
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What is the future of fitness? See, trends come and go in fitness, but principals don't, but what are these principals? What does the future hold? I interview fitness legend Lou Schuler, author of the book series 'The new rules of lifting', as well as many more published books. At over 60 years of age, Lou has seen a lot in fitness, all after picking up his first dumbbell set at age 13. Since then he's been through the times, and seen it all, so what can we learn from a fitness legend....

Duration: 00:41:35


#272 - Bad Sh*t, Oestrogen & Washing up with Tom Bainbridge

8/17/2017
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Life throws SO much sh*t at us, but, how can it makes us stronger? How can we build greater resilience and become battle proof? Myself and Tom explore a ton of topics this week including high oestrogen levels, training parameters, stress, energy burn, why doing the washing up settles the body and brain, and more fitness musings. A show you won't regret giving 35 minutes up for, promise! Check us out on social 'Ben Coomber' and you can follow Tom's musings by following 'Body Type Nutrition'.

Duration: 00:34:43


#271 - Which DIET should I follow with Menno Henselmans

8/10/2017
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What diet is best, and when? I explore this controversial topic with Menno Henselmans from Bayesain BodyBuilding, discussing high carb diets, low carb diets, keto, and when these should be applied for HIIT training, body building, strength training, sport, or a mix of disciplines, discussing Menno's approach to nutrition himself, and with his clients. A fascinating show that will give you a lot of clarity on your own nutrition and training, and force you to be a more critical thinking...

Duration: 00:37:27


#270 - Mastering your Body(weight) with Tom Bainbridge

8/3/2017
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When we look to master our body, what does this actually mean? If you didn't have any weights, bands, plates, nothing, how would you exercise? And if we only had our body weight, could you maintain your muscle mass, or could you even build muscle mass? And what role does cardio play around this? In this episode we explore body weight training, weight training, volume, load, stimulus, and other topics around building the physical side of our body.

Duration: 00:40:07


#269 - Olympic Athlete to Fit Foodie with Derval O'Rourke

7/27/2017
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When a 100m hurdle sprint athlete retires, what do they do? Turn to food, of course, but in a good way. In this episode I discuss life as a retired athlete with Derval O'Rourke (Olympian), how her life has now changed with her training and nutrition, what life looked like back then, how much training is effective for the body you want, how food can be an exciting journey of taste if we let it, the differences between men and women and achieving goals, and much more. Check out Dervals...

Duration: 00:36:43


#268 - Mental Roadblocks - I get interviewed by Chris Dufey

7/20/2017
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Got mental blocks that you can't break through? Perhaps it's the way you think, the way you are wired, your up bringing, and just how you feel about yourself. Either way, the way you think and act might be holding you back. Chris interviews me on my take on mental road blocks, and I give my formula for breaking through your mental blocks with a fresh and new perspective. It's time to progress, once and for all, enjoy! Find Chris on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/chrisdufey?lang=en

Duration: 00:30:11


#267 - The Perfect Workout with Andy McKenzie

7/13/2017
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What do you do in the gym, and why? What should you do as a warm up, cool down, and the bulk of the session? What can we learn from crossfit and other systems of training? In this episode we explore Andy's WRAPS system of training and explore the essential components of a workout with purpose. We also discuss the character traits that leads to a confident trainee, along with many other ramblings and musings. Check out Combined Strength: http://combinedstrength.com

Duration: 00:37:53

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