Today I had the pleasure of talking with Mark Smith The disabled Strongman.
We talk about a mind set and to keep in mind other's going through more difficult times than you may ever experience. Mark discusses his time in the forces, his time as a bodybuilder and then his transition over to Strongman and how he developed a mind set to keep him going down the challenging paths.
Truly inspirational and HELLA motivating!
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Today's cardio bashing episode comes to you from Thom Evans of Raw Nutrition.
Thom is a big guy and knowledgeable on a hell of a lot to do with nutrition, off season planning, digestion, training, body recomp and much much more.
We talk about supplements to aid digestion, elimination to beat bloating, and ways to overcome cravings if you have any.
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A last training session before AJ takes to the stage to win his Junior Title at the UKDFBA 2017.
An epic pump session, where the M&m duo support each other through a tense night, covered in tan, filled with emotion, both with the same goal in mind.
Today's episode is with Martin MacDonald from Mac Nutrition.
We discuss post diet binges, metabolic and refeeding syndrome, the importance of digestion and the possibility of optimising hormones when creating a calorie deficit.
Links to Martin and the Alan Aragon seminar:
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Speaking about transitioning from Prep to off season and how emotional it can be.
What mistakes can be made and what to watch out for
How to potentially avoid post show binges
Personal struggles with improvement
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We speak about the differences in coaching these days and how to differentiate between an elite level coach and a programmer! A very interesting talk that will benefit all types of client and coach alike.
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Study 2: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19204727
A must listen for anyone who competes! In this episode Josh shares his experience of prepping along side his girlfriend and the level of empathy needed in order to limit damage done to relationships throughout the process.
This includes not just an intimate relationship, but relationships with family members who simply don't accept contest prep and the levels of stress accompanied with trying to explain yourself over and over again.
We go into some tips on how to continue having relationships outside of prep even in the last few weeks when everything is hard work.
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Today's episode comes to you from Dr Andrew Chappell - a Natural body builder, with PHD in Nutritional sciences.
We discuss in depth preferred strategies used by natural bodybuilders to achieve the elite look desired on stage. Andrew ends up discussing various different approaches including IIFYM, a meal plan approach, water loading, carbohydrate depletion and a number of other strategies that have been used by some of the pro athletes in the last 3 years.
A excellent resource not just for bodybuilders but for the general population client as well who is looking for those added tips to achieve their desired body composition.
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Vicky Mirceta aka "The Tiny Titan" performs her posing routine on stage at the BNBF Midland, before being crowned Miss Athletic Champion.
Today I go into the importance of Periodisation and program design. The topic ranges from general population clients all the way up to more experienced bodybuilders and power lifters
we also talk about how to tailor your nutrition to each mesocycle and how to make the most out of each training block, avoiding injuries and maintaining optimal physique conditioning that is correspondent with your goals.
In this episode we GO DEEP with general population clients, and how it feels to put yourself as a coach in their shoes....literally.
Drew Manning decided to empathise to the nth degree with his obese clients by becoming obese himself. This is truly an emotional and inspirational conversation that many caches should take on board very seriously.
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Today we speak with Cliff Wilson - Pro natural body builder and competition prep coach.
His views on individuals getting on stage too early and how they can overcome those initial "I want it NOW" thoughts.
An excellent insight into the world of fitness coaching, how it has changed and why science will prevail in the industry sooner or later.
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facebook: Cliff Wilson
Website: Intensity is everything
An interesting insight into optimal nutritional strategies whilst recovering from injury.
Both Lyle and Broderick have sustaines some horrendous injuries in the past which we get into the nitty gritty of and had very different strategies in order to keep somewhat sane as well as maintain a good body composition.
We look at both the natural and not so natural elements of recovery, both of which have scientific back up.
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Today we speak to The Bodybuilding Nerds Dr Vijay Puri & Scott McNally.
Discussing their past experiences bodybuilding as naturals and then making the decision to start using PED's to further their career.
The discussion goes into the pro's & cons of using enhancements and vital things you should consider before taking the initial step.
An excellent resource for anyone in the industry, natural or assisted, coach or client. Also a bit of a giggle!
Links to follow:
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Today we speak with Ryan Doris, aka " The Natty Pro". We speak about Ryan's own philosophy towards bodybuilding and his decision to move away from the sport.
We discuss the importance of treating people as equals as well as individuals and why it is so important to actually get to know a person as a person and not a number.
A really enjoyable conversation and one that I will take home with a much better perspective towards the fitness industry as a whole.
Today I talk to coach AJ Morris from Made by Morris. We go into detail about some experiences from past coaches and how to avoid potential health implications when going through a competition prep.
An in depth look into the mind of Dr Scott Stevenson, creator of Fortitude training.
We look at his methods of program design for both genders and what considerations need to taken before even thinking about exercise selection, volume, frequency and nutrition.
An incredible resource for both competitors and coaches alike.
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Tom and I delve into the publication perception of the fitness industry- how it's changed and what you maybe being lied to about.
An excellent resource to really make you think before you try the latest program, supplements or DVD workout.
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Facebook - body by mac
IG - @bodybymac_
Today I speak with Zac Fotheringham and his experience as a physique coach and helping others reach the stage in immense shape.
A big emphasis was placed on the difference between assisted and natural athletes and what Zac particularly does in regards to nutrition and training protocols.
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IG - @zac_fotheringham
This was an absolute blast of a podcast! Discussing topics which include "Does a body work better on carbs or fats?"
"Paleo vs high carb"
"Design your own muscle"
Look out for the best line I have EVER heard on a podcast - "We get it, you're the TITS!"