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The Working Professionals' Fitness Radio

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Your one stop shop for all things lifting, mindset and nutrition for the busy working professional.

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Your one stop shop for all things lifting, mindset and nutrition for the busy working professional.

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The Working Professionals' Fitness Radio

Latest release on Jan 07, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: #17 – Should you use MyFitnessPal?

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Today Rob and Ben discuss the “whether you should use MyFitnessPal to start tracking and monitoring your caloric intake, the pros and cons, and what they think is optimal.
 
We cover: 
– Pros of using a tool to track calories
– Cons of the same approach
– What we recommend
– The approach that we take for our clients 

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…

Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Jan 07 2021

37mins

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Rank #2: #16 – The BEST diet

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Today Rob and Ben discuss the “best” diets, the pros and cons, and what they think is optimal.
 
We cover: 
– Keto 
– Intermittent fasting
– If it fits your macros approach
– Our current approach to fat loss 

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…

Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Nov 15 2020

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Rank #3: #15 – Locked down and loaded

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Today Rob and Ben go HAM on lockdown training. With varying states of lockdown being enforced in the UK, we share our top tips and mistakes to avoid covering mindset, training if you don’t have access to the gym. 
 
Expect to learn
 
04:40 – Getting clear on your goals for lockdown
07:00 – Our training experience in the first UK lockdown earlier in the year
10:00 – Can you still make gains?
14:00 – How not to train when the gyms open again
19:00 – Your lockdown programme
28:00 – How to get back to the gym without injury
 
Interested in learning more, download our Free Fat Loss Framework for busy professionals:
 
https://adminf4b5f2.clickfunnels.com/optinbaqfaz4o

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…

Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com
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Oct 23 2020

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Rank #4: #14 – Taking the Red Pill and Moving Online

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Today Rob (although you can’t see me so apologies for that) sat down with Steve Hall from @ReviveStronger to talk all things fitness and business. Steve was Rob’s first ever coach, coaching him to his first win in a natural bodybuilding competition. Both Steve, Rob and Ben really got into lifting and actually met on an online forum back in the 2000’s. We discuss Steve’s beginnings and how he revived stronger, why Steve doesn’t look at analytics, jumping on the podcast bandwagon early, the importance of taking the plunge and risk at the right time.
 
We are sure you can take lots from Steve’s mindset to training and building his own extremely successful online business.
 
04:40 – taking protein shakes in the changing room for max gainz
06:00 – Steve’s journey of founding Revive Stronger
15:00 – the importance of red pill moments
17:00 – the skills required for online coaching
26:00 – the importance of just starting
33:00 – tips for moving your business online
43:00 – Steve’s routine for working at home
 
Connect with Steve below:
 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/revivestronger/
Website: http://www.revivestronger.com/
Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-revive-stronger-podcast/id1145138636#:~:text=Get%20iTunes%20on%20iOS%2C%20Android%2C%20Mac%20and%20Windows&text=Revive%20Stronger%20delve%20deep%20into,miss%20out%20on%20this%20podcast.

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…

Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Oct 20 2020

52mins

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Rank #5: #13 – Nailing your physique and professional goals

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Today we caught up with Colin Campbell, host of Cambro Conversations and true advocate of someone maintaining a solid physique whilst balancing a professional career. We had an excellent chat with Colin ranging from from why you shouldn’t compare yourself to others, how he maintains his physique whilst excelling at work, how you can adapt your training when you are time poor and much, much more

I have admit we spent the first ten minutes chatting but after that it’s gold..

09:30 – An intro into Colin
10:00 – Why you need to stop comparing yourself with others
12:00 – Cross overs from fitness to business
37:00 – Social media and why you need to stop comparing yourself with others
45:00 – Colin’s fitness routine

Connect with Colin below:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/col.cambro/?hl=en
Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/cambro-conversations/id1505785131

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…

Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Sep 19 2020

55mins

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Rank #6: #12 – Nothing Barred Fitness

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Today we caught up with Rob from Nothing Barred Fitness (Tricky one today with two Rob’s on the podcast). Rob is a fellow flexible dieting evangelist who has become over the last 18 months. He has grown an excellent twitter following based on offering real value to people who (like us) have been sucked into the black hole of the fitness industry.

Today we talk about the importance of delayed gratification, stupid supplements that we have taken, how you can adapt your fitness approach with kids, applying Pareto’s law to fitness, and give some tangible fitness hacks for busy professionals.

00:30 – How Rob started Nothing Barred Fitness
06:00 – P*ssing off the anti-carb brigade on Twitter
09:00 – Rob’s fitness journey & mistakes he’s made
21:00 – The slippery supplement slope
32:00 – The added benefits of lifting
35:00 – Still making gainz with kids
43:00 – Top tips for busy professionals looking to get in shape

Connect with Rob below:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rob_NBF
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rob_w_james/
Website: https://nothingbarredfitness.com/

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…

Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Sep 05 2020

47mins

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Rank #7: #11 – The Happiness Index

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Today Ben sat down with Matt Phelan, CEO and Co-Founder of the Happiness Index. Matt has founded and ran several successful businesses with his latest endeavour focussing on giving companies data based insights into their employees mental fitness and wellbeing.

It was an absolute pleasure to speak to Matt about what the Happiness Index does, how employers can use data to empower their employees, and what the future of work will look like. Expect to learn about why the King Beyond the Wall in Game of Thrones had his life philosophy bang on, why god has no grandchildren, and how cold showers will change your life.

00:30 – Who Matt is and what the Happiness Index does
07:45 – Starting your own business & empowering people
14:00 – The 3 types of CEOs
22:00 – Converting the cynics
28:00 – What the future will look like
30:00 – How fitness can help businesses, help themselves

Download their free products at www.thehappinessindex.com
Connect with Matt on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewphelan/

Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…   Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Sep 05 2020

42mins

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Rank #8: #10 – Martial Arts & Meditation

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Wow – what an episode today and what a guy. We went to school Dr Jon Xue Zhang about 15 years ago and have followed him on social media ever since.
Jon is a psychologist, holds 2 PhDs, plays piano to an extremely high level, teaches martial arts, and has starred in movies such as the Gentlemen and Hobbs and Shaw with Dwayne Johnson (AKA the Rock!). Oh, and how could we forget him starring on Take me Out a few years ago.
Jon’s attitude to training, martial arts, meditation and life in general is inspiring and incredibly humbling.
Also, he moves like an actual ninja! Be sure to give this a listen and expect to hear about…
Expect to hear about:

  1. What it’s like being thrown over a table by the Rock

  2. Jon’s history of martial arts

  3. How meditation can be an absolute game changer for you

  4. How to defend yourself in a combat situation
This amazing video portrays what Jon is all about: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HOi0pXkBGw
 
Connect with Jon Xue below:
Instagram: @xuezhangphd
Facebook: xuezhangofficial
Website: www.xue-zhang.com
 
Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…
 
Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Jul 19 2020

1hr 8mins

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Rank #9: #9 – Running International Sporting Events & Staying in Shape

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Today we sat down and talked to Laura Hillyard. Laura is a competitive athlete & sports agent who works a full time job, organising some of the biggest sporting events in the world (think Champions League, Euro 2020, Tokyo Olympics, World Athletics Championships and you’re on the right track).
 
With this, comes the need to travel on an on-going basis where you could be in one country today and another tomorrow. Combine this with the commitment of training 4-5 times a week and we think Laura is a pretty damn good case study of a busy professional prioritising their health and fitness.
 
We chat to Laura about how she combines her training with a really hectic lifestyle, and how she came back from a pretty serious injury in here early twenties.
 
Expect to hear about:
 

  1. Who Laura is and what she does 3:00

  2. How Covid has shattered the sporting events industry this year 7:00

  3. How Laura’s training & fitness regime has changed with becoming a working professional 20:00

  4. Recovering from a long term injury 25:00

  5. Laura’s training regime 45:00
Connect with Laura below:
Instagram: @Laurahillyard
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-hillyard/
E-mail: l.e.hillyard@hotmail.co.uk
 
Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…
 
Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Jul 12 2020

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Rank #10: #8 – Becoming Resilient

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Ever thought about how you could become more resilient, and thrive under pressure? Today we caught up with Dr Mustafa Sarkar, who I met at Loughborugh doing my masters in sports psychology. He is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, and a specialist in the psychology or resilience. This spans both sport and business so real practical implications for everyone listening.
Mustafa has worked with coaches, athletes and businesses to help them become them embrace challenge, thrive in high pressure situations, and develop resilience at scale. There is an unbelievable amount of value here from the mouth of an expert if you are interested in being anti-fragile.
Expect to hear about:

  1. Mustafa’s background, resilience research & consultancy work 00:30

  2. What resilience is & the qualities associated with it 6:20

  3. Strategies to develop resilience: environment and the individual 10:00

  4. The Challenge Mindset Principles: 32:00

  5. 3 tips to develop resilience 40:00

  6. Book recommendation: The Resilience Factor by Karen Ryvitch
Connect with Mustafa below:
University profile: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/staff-profiles/science-technology/mustafa-sarkar
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MusSarkar?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mustafa-sarkar-b6370256/
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mustafa_Sarkar
 
Get in touch! Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us…
Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheGramFitness
E-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

Jul 04 2020

1hr 1min

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