This week’s guest has an extremely varied background which saw him start out as a physiotherapist and competitive bodybuilder referring transitioning into the role of a strength athlete.
He is now a leading coach, writer, speaker and authority on kettlebell and bodyweight training. In this episode, Scott Iardella explains why he feels that strength is the foundation for not only a solid training plan but for life in general.
He’ll explain his 5 levels of strength, how he tests his clients in the gym and his ethos towards training. We’ll then move onto kettlebells and Scott shares why they’re such a badass training tool, the benefits, the best exercises you can do, how often to train with them, how they can be used for not only strength training but conditioning too and what the latest research is saying about kettlebell training.
In this episode you’ll learn the finer points on how to get lean, like really lean, as in physique athlete and natural bodybuilding lean!
Eric Helms is highly respected a physique coach, athlete, author, educator and researcher who has been involved in the fitness industry since the early 2000’s. Eric has published multiple peer reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition, writes for many commercial fitness publications and is currently finishing his PhD at AUT in New Zealand.
In this episode of the Food For Fitness podcast, you’ll learn how Eric manages his clients expectations, the physiological and psychological negatives of achieving very low body fat levels, how he tracks progress, the pros and cons of meal plans and macro tracking, his thoughts on diet breaks and refeeds, reverse dieting, the lowdown on reverse dieting and his top tips for adhering to a plan and staying on track.
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In this episode, Scott answers a range of questions submitted by the listeners.
We’ll cover nutrition topics including daily recommended fibre intake, protein and carb intake for different goals, Scott’s thoughts on carbohydrate cycling, are pre-workout supplements good for improving gym performance, how to break fat loss plateaus and are fat burners effective.
There’s exercise questions too including how to fix lagging body parts, walking vs running, fasted or fed cardio and much more.
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Since being diagnosed with diabetes as a teenager, Phil Graham set out on a quest to learn more about his condition. What he discovered was a fascination for learning everything about the human body, nutrition and training. Fast forward to the present day and he has now become a leading authority on nutrition and training for diabetics.
Phil’s career started in the NHS in Northern Ireland as a dietician while he was also competing as a champion bodybuilder. He then went on to set up his own business working with people from all walks of life who want to build muscle and improve their body composition.
In this episode, Phil explains the different types of diabetes, the nutrition considerations for managing the condition, why nutrition timing becomes ever more important, the benefits of training and muscle mass for insulin control, the facts about low carb dieting and his top tips on how to reverse or minimise the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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