This week, Scott and Barbara Oakley talk about how you can learn how to learn, why our learning ability tends to decline as we grow older, and some learning hacks you can to do learn more effectively.
FFF 130: Learning How To Be A Better Learner - with Dr Barbara Oakley is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and Dr. Jennifer Guttman talk about the six principles to achieving sustainable life satisfaction, including closing, decision-making, facing fears, reducing people-pleasing behaviors, avoiding assumptions, and active self-reinforcement. Learn how you can apply each of them into your life!
FFF 129: 6 Steps To A Sustainable & Satisfying Life - with Dr Jennifer Guttman is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and Dave Cottrell talk about his recent A Life a Day project. Learn what mindset really is and how it can shape your daily life including relationships and experiences, and what effects social media has on it. Should you be more ruthless in unfriending and unfollowing people? Let's find out!
FFF 128: How To Nurture A Positive Mindset - with Dave Cottrell is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and Emma Derbyshire talk about nutrition around pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy, and while breastfeeding. Learn about what food you should eat, supplements you need, what to avoid, weight loss while breastfeeding, and some myths around these topics debunked.
FFF 127: The Complete Guide To Eating When Pregnant & Breastfeeding - with Dr Emma Derbyshire is a post from: Food For Fitness
An author and speaker, James is known for talking about habits, decision making, and continuous improvement. Featured on New York Times, Entrepreneur, Time Magazine, and lots of TV appearances, his website gets millions of visitors each month. He regularly speaks to Fortune 500 companies and has worked with NFL, NBA, and NLB sporting professionals and teams.
In this episode, James shares some great strategies for creating habits you can stick to and get rid of the things you know you shouldn't be doing through sensible and evidence-based ways.
Food waste is a global problem. In fact, we waste around 1/3 of the food we produce globally. This week, Scott and Tristram Stuart talk about the scale of the problem and what you can do to minimize this, as well as some of the regulations and what supermarkets are doing to combat this global scandal. Tristam is one of the UK's leading figures on promoting food waste reduction. He has written books on this and campaigned across the world. He's making a difference and constantly meeting with supermarkets to address this.
FFF 125: Why We Waste So Much Food & What To Do About It - with Tristram is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and Mike Matthews talk about what’s wrong with the fitness industry today, some diet fads (do they even work?), and the truth about dodgy marketing. Mike Matthews is primarily a writer, best known for his books, which sold about a million copies over the last six years. Among his books include Bigger, Leaner, Stronger (for men); Thinner, Leaner, Stronger (for women); and The Shredded Chef, a flexible, dieting cookbook for both men and women.
FFF 124: The Good, The Bad & The Dishonest Side Of The Fitness Industry - with Mike Matthews is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and Ben Mudge talk about cystic fibrosis and its impact on one’s health. Having such condition, Ben shares about what cystic fibrosis is, its symptoms, and what he does in terms of training and nutrition. Additionally, he gives us a glimpse of his experience with Game of Thrones before entering the fitness industry and why he stopped competing in bodybuilding
FFF 123: Living With Cystic Fibrosis, Game of Thrones & Being Thor - with Ben Mudge is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and Tim Brownson talk about what a life coach is and what they do. If you're struggling to achieve certain goals, a life coach may just help you get back on track. Or if this is some career path you want to take, find out more about what you can do to get started.
FFF 122: What Actually Is Life Coaching & Could It Be What You Need? - with Tim Brownson is a post from: Food For Fitness
In this epsiode we're chatting all about type II diabetes. What is it, what are the symptoms, how can it be managed, how important is diet to mitigate the onset.
FFF 121: Insulin, Low Carb Diets, Obesity and Type II Diabetes - with Duane Mellor is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week, Scott and best selling author - Michael Heppell - talk about how to be brilliant. Do you need accountability? Do you feel you lack the willpower to do the things you need to do? Listen in to discover ways to keep yourself on track and be brilliant each day!
In this episode, Scott and Steve Kemp talk about the effect alcohol has on your body and your waistline. They specifically tackle how alcohol affects your food cravings during hangover, how to structure your training after a nights booze, and some things you can do to mitigate the effects of alcohol to help you quickly get back on track.
FFF 119: The Facts About Alcohol & Fat Loss, How To Minimise The Damage - with Steve Kemp is a post from: Food For Fitness
In this episode, Scott and Tom Hamilton talk about how you can get stronger. Tom shares things you can do to improve your deadlift, squat, and bench press. Discover how you can create a better and more focused training structure, rather than just following freestyle or random programs.
FFF 118: Simple Tips To Instantly Improve Your Squat, Deadlift & Bench Press – with Tom Hamilton is a post from: Food For Fitness
In this episode we're chatting about how to stop your NEAT dropping (one of the main reasons why people experience a fat loss plateau) and why measuring your body fat levels is a waste of time.
FFF 117: The Truth About Measuring Your Bodyfat (and Why You Should Stop) - with Dr James Krieger is a post from: Food For Fitness
Does it matter what time of day you exercise and can you minimise the harmful effect of shift work on your circadian rhythm?
This week we're chatting with Brian Keane who's just completed The Marathon De Sables - a multiday ultra-endurance foot race in the Sahara Desert. The 6 day event requires athletes to cover around 254 km with individual stages varying in length with the longest day around 91 km. Aside from the extreme temperatures which can range from ~50°C in the day to ~5°C at night, a further challenge is that competitors are required to be largely self-sufficient and must carry all their own food and equipment for the event.
FFF 115: Running The Marathon de Sables: Sun, Sand & Scorpions - with Brian Keane is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week we're chatting with Ben Smith who ran an epic 401 marathons in 401 days. Why 401? What prompted Ben to take on such a challenge when he’d only really just started out running fairly recently? Ben shares how running helped transform his life and provided a way for him to find happiness and greatly improve not only his physical but his mental health too. We’ll chat about some of the hardest parts of the challenge, the annoying injuries, his secret rice and chicken post-race fuel, the people he met and the lessons he learned.
FFF 114: The 401 Challenge, 401 Marathons in 401 Days - with Ben Smith is a post from: Food For Fitness
Jackson's main area of research is on a subject called concurrent training. You might not have heard of concurrent training but it's something you are probably doing….without being aware of it. It is when you do some form endurance training and strength training in your training routine. If you lift weights and run or you class yourself as a runner who occasionally lifts weights, that's a form of concurrent training. There are a lot of myths about doing the two. We discussed if cardio will ruin your gains and if you do strength training, will it make you run slower or get too bulky? We talked about the benefits of doing both, if we should do them in the same session, if we should do one before the other.
This week we are chatting about eating disorders, body image and fitspiration with Rhiannon Lambert. She is a nutritionist with a clinic in Harley Street and often works with people who have various eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. In this episode we looked at the definition of disordered eating, why ‘cheat meals’ and the restrict/binge cycle isn’t healthy, the problem with food labeling, tracking macros vs intuitive eating and the influences of social media on eating habits and body image.
You might remember Ross from Episode 85 when he came to chat about 30 marathons in 30 days along with various other crazy challenges that he's done. Ross is a bit of an adventurer and he likes to see how he can push the human body to its absolute limits. In this episode, we chatted about his new book (The World's Fittest Book: How To Train For Anything & Everything, Anywhere & Everywhere) which he talks about how he does training and all the things that he's learned from interviewing industry pioneers and various world champions. He also talked about hybrid training; how can you train for an endurance sport whilst getting stronger or how can you get faster but build muscle at the same time. It is an interesting episode because you'll learn how Ross managed to train for these crazy events that he swam for four hours non-stop once yet he looks like a powerlifter.
FFF 111: How To Train For Anything & Everything, Anywhere & Everywhere - with Ross Edlgey is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week we are chatting with Greg McKeown – the author of the book Essentialism: The disciplined Pursuit of Less.
We’re going to be chatting about how to apply the concept of essentialism in your life so that your fitness and nutrition goals can become more attainable. Greg and I discussed how to prioritize, how to avoid getting distracted and pulled off target. He also explains why we should say “no” more so that we're actually able to focus on the things that are important.
When we are trying to lose weight, we get bombarded with conflicting messages: what type of diet should we follow, what are we going to do in the gym, what’s the best supplement to take. The problem with the information overloads is that we then start trying to do a hundred different things and we forget about the bigger picture. This episode will give you clarity and it should show you how to focus on the things that are important.
FFF 110: Essentialism, The Disciplined Pursuit of Less - with Greg McKeown is a post from: Food For Fitness
This week we are chatting about some of the reasons why you are not experiencing the results you were expecting.
My guest is Gar Benn. He is a coach based in Ireland for a company called Sigma Nutrition and he’s also the owner or a gym called City Gym Limerick. In this episode, we dive deep on setting realistic expectations, different metrics to track progress, and some of the misinterpretations that people have when it comes to following weight loss guidelines.
It's helpful if you are in that process of trying to lose weight. Or if you experience success at the beginning but you may have noticed that results start to slow down and may be getting a little bit frustrated. This will help get you back on track and allow you to look at the bigger picture.
FFF 109: Why You’re Not Making Any Progress & What To Do About It - with Gar Benn is a post from: Food For Fitness
In this episode we’ll be hearing from Darko Botic who lost an incredible 14 stones of body weight. We talked about his whole journey. He shared the tipping point to the extent that he was almost on the brink of death before he decided to turn things around. We'll be looking at how he started and his first experiences of stepping into the gym. We talked at how his diet and nutrition evolved as he lost weight and how he was even on the verge of bulimia at one point. You will hear how he tracked his progress along with the best and worst decisions he made.
FFF 108: How A Near Death Experience Started A 14 Stone Transformation - with Darko Botic is a post from: Food For Fitness
This is the second part of an interview that we started last week with US transformation coach Chris Powell. We'll continue to go behind the scenes on Obese A Year To Save My Life. What were some of the actual tactics and approaches Chris used to help people lose 100's of lbs of body fat? What happens once people start on the transformation and how do they keep motivated on their long progress journey. We discussed some of the challenges that they had and you will also find out the stumbling blocks and how Chris used community to help keep people on track.
This week you are in for a treat. We’ve got Chris Powell on the show. Chris is a transformation coach and he was the host of a program that we called “Obese: A Year to Save My Life” but in the U.S. it was called “Extreme Weight Loss”. We've had to split the episode into two parts. In this part, we'll be looking at how Chris ended up becoming one of the most popular transformation coaches in the U.S. We chatted about his experiences of working with people and helping them lose crazy amounts of weight like 200 pounds in a year. Chris had some serious challenges and boundaries to break. He helped people who were so obese they were struggling to walk, had years of terrible diet choices and hadn’t exercised in years. This really is an amazing episode, here’s part one….