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#258 - Plant Based Diets with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - May 11, 2017 04:30 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Is a plant based diet better for your health? Or for your hormones? Can meat cause cancer and other diseases? Charlotte writes into the show and asks the question, what are the benefits to vegan eating and plant based diets, and in today's show, we explore this topic.  Which is also Rachel's last...

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#253 - IIFYM Debate, Micronutrition & Bad Injuries with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - April 06, 2017 04:30 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Rachel is back on the show as we discuss the differences between full fat and whole fat dairy, micro nutrition and the IIFYM debate, multi-vitamins, bad injuries and what to do, extreme approaches to exercises, massive gym fails, humility, and much more, enjoy! 

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#245 - Cardio, Muscle Loss, Diet & Macro's with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - February 09, 2017 05:30 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
If you did want to lose muscle, how would you do it? I know, mad right, but this is a legitimate question. How do we then manipulate the diet and our macros, how do we train, and what are the dangers? Also covered in the show, why and how should we train, despite the opinion of others? Should you...

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#240 - How to have more success in 2017 with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - January 05, 2017 05:30 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
What have I learnt in 2016, and how will that improve 2017? What have I failed at? What have I succeeded at? What am I disappointed with? How will my diet and training change in 2017? What life goals have I got? What have I learnt about people that can help me? What do I think you need to do to h...

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#234 - Obesity, Fat Loss & Honesty with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - November 24, 2016 05:30 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
In this episode we get very honest with ourselves and our situations, the daily things we deal with as people that could hold us back, but shouldn't if we choose to be honest about the why and be clear with a solution. Could 1 simple shift in our mindset be the key.... We also muse around educati...

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#231 - Our Feet, Gym Shoes & Vitamins with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - November 03, 2016 04:30 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Today's show is an assortment of topics including our feet and how they move, the best gym shoes to wear, our thoughts on vibram shoes, lower body biomechanics issues, and vitamins and the stages of pregnancy and best advice. All with my lovely co-host Rachel Guy. 

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#223 - The Perfect Body Fat % with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - September 15, 2016 04:30 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
What is the perfect body fat %, or is there one? The body has many ways of showing you what is the ideal, but how many of us are listening to the cues. But we need to, its paramount. In this episode we go off on many tangents, discussing how we view the body, training, hormones, not having a peri...

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#213 - Injury, Metabolism & Performance with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - August 11, 2016 04:30 - 35 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
An injury focused show and its impact on the body and mind, looking at the metabolism and training load, how it will affect performance, strategies to train while injured, mindset shifting, and when it's time to reach out and get a coach. Show with Co-host Rachel Guy. 

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#211 - What to do before having kids with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - August 04, 2016 04:30 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Thinking about having kids one day? There are things to consider, especially from a health and training point of view. This show is mainly for the ladies, but the men will always learn something here - cause you have a partner right? We discuss health goals pre pregnancy, mindset around this, and...

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#201 - Mindful Binge Eating & Calories with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - June 30, 2016 04:30 - 41 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Do you mindfully binge eat? Why is this? You know you're doing it, but you can't stop, yet you still get annoyed at the outcome. In this episode we discuss the paradox of calories and binge eating, under eating, under performing, and how this all connects to the bigger picture. We also discuss us...

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#188 - Gym Training, Carbs & DOMS with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - May 05, 2016 04:30 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
It's a round the houses show with a ton of content as wediscuss; training in the gym from personal experience, the art andscience of bodybuilding, ensuring you are eating enough, beingsuperman, the mindset around your training, the dynamics of DOMS,the science of transdermal absorption, carb load...

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#184 - Boobs, Group Training & Life Musings with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - April 07, 2016 04:30 - 40 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
A mash up show of lots of your questions, including what to do when your boobs are big and managing them physically, working on your posture, group training and the benefits, where to start with learning about nutrition when your 20 years old, how to be bold and shift careers, the opportunities l...

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#175 - The Perfect Body is Unachievable - with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - February 04, 2016 06:00 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
After myself and Rachel rant about the evolution of unqualified fitness professionals and coaches online, we then move into another thought provoking show, and breach the questions....Do you paralyse yourself with the pursuit of perfection? Is what you want achievable? Are you so driven, analytic...

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#173 - The Meaning of Life with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - January 21, 2016 06:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
What is the meaning of life? What is our purpose on this planet? Are you happy where you are right now? Do you live with passion in your purpose? In this episode we cover diversification of your education, how to manage multiple training scenarios as an athlete, and much more... culminating in th...

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#169 - HARD WORK & The state of the Fitness Industry with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - December 24, 2015 06:30 - 41 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Are you ready for hard work? Many Aren't. So we put the ball in your court with some tough love while discussing the state of the fitness industry right now and how I hope it changes in 2016 towards the purpose in which it was originally created. 

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#168 - Working on your weakness with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - December 17, 2015 06:30 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
We think we're ready to work on our weaknesses, but are we? Really? In this episode we go on a right ole ramble from one users question, looking at our reasons not to change. Another episode asking deeper questions of our nature and rationale. 

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#166 - Are you ready to be AWESOME with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - December 03, 2015 06:30 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
The world of fitness is changing, question is, are you going to change with it? Since myself and Rachel have been coaches, much has changed, our goals, our plans, our education, our journey, and we have changed and flexed with it, and had many life realisations. Mainly that life is more than fitn...

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#164 - Is Our Food Safe? with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - November 19, 2015 06:00 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Food toxicity, vulnerability, and responsibility are the focus of this weeks show alongside an epic ramble from myself on how our approach to our own issues and lifestyle factors now needs to be taken by the horns by the only person in power to change it, us! Alongside this we discuss having visi...

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#161 - Eating lots is EASY & Other Rants with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - October 29, 2015 05:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
A show with a million directions today, including discussing on the obese man that lives inside me, calorific foods, the importance of having a busy but balanced life, finding ways of feeling full and satiated, how to follow people you love and catch their work on the road, the importance of play...

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#158 - What to do when all else fails with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - October 08, 2015 06:17 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
What do you do when you're not reaching your goals? Do you have a plan B? Do you know how to quantify your goals into the situations you are facing? Do you know when enough is enough and you need the help of a coach? When all else fails, stick to the basics. We also cover BCAA supplementation, cu...

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#156 - Does weight loss damage us? with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - September 24, 2015 05:34 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Losing weight is great, but does it leave us with permanent damage both physically and mentally? Rachel Guy and I delve into the mental side of losing weight, how you can look at yourself differently, feel different, but it is yet to be a positive change in all areas of your life, still puting pr...

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#154 - Are you Happy? with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - September 10, 2015 04:25 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
If we're not happy, is any of this health and fitness talk relevant? We can talk about any theory or technique, but if our mind and mental well-being is not sound, then nothing is worth it, the mind must come before anything else. In this episode we explore the health of our mind, and use some us...

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#152 - I NEED Coffee... RANT Special with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - August 27, 2015 06:14 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Myself and the Fox get railed by a ton of topics and rant for 45 minutes solid, including fake tan use, my favorite decaf coffee at the moment, whether people need coffee in the morning and how caffeine in general effects the body and mind, listening to your body and autoregulatory training, losi...

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#147 - Saggy butts & Bingo wings with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - July 23, 2015 07:28 - 39 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Rachel and I get stuck straight into your questions this week, no messing about as we discuss fine tuning the body of someone who is very young, the fine line between getting toned, building muscle, and losing fat and more calorie and macro perspectives, how to retain your muscle mass when marath...

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#140 - Fat loss training & cravings with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - June 04, 2015 05:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Rachel & I hit you with a BIG Q&A show discussing why and how you train for fat loss and what variables you need to consider, whether cravings are a legitimate thing and whether they can be changed, how to increase adherence to training and nutrition, how to ask hard questions of yourself, how to...

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#135 - Bodybuilding splits vs training for specificity with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - April 30, 2015 09:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
This week we delve into the world of training for a purpose. The body building split has been around for donkeys years, and everyone is doing it, but is it enabling you to reach your goals? I also ramble about dog food and the comparisons to human nutrition and health, eating when in difficult si...

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#133 - Clean Eating & Internet Gurus with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - April 16, 2015 09:30 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Rachel and I wage in on the clean eating debate and look at the evolution of clean eating, and whether it has been a negative or positive influence in the world of health and fitness. We also discuss productivity hacks, I read a story about porn, respect that exists in fitness today online, food ...

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#127 - Alcohol, flexible dieting & 1500 calorie diets with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - March 05, 2015 06:03 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Rachel & I are back with a Q&A packed show on your hot topics discussing alcohol consumption and balance, the importance of knowing how to be flexible with your diet, achieving balance in your life, Jamie Oliver's stance on Paleo and why I think it's the right thing to do, why and how to allow ha...

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#125 - I'm in therapy & I reverse arthritis with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - February 19, 2015 07:26 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
I've gone into therapy, and in this episode I tell you why alongisde getting to your questions. We talk about mental strength and the many aspects of it, reversing rheumatoid arthritis via diet alone, why it's important to do what you want in life and follow your passion, how to help young traine...

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#123 - Diet confusion & plateaus with Rachel Guy

Ben Coomber Radio - February 05, 2015 06:20 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Dieting, aka fat loss can be tough and confusing, lets end that confusion and work out what to do when you are not losing weight, have stubborn areas of fat or skin you want to work on, are stuck on a low calorie diet and don't know how to lose more fat, can't up your training intensity and lose ...

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