#37 Patrik Hedqvist – Powerlifting, building a community & competition

Desert Barbell Sports Club Head Coach, Patrik Hedqvist @borjetheswede.

Powerlifting coach and physio, Patrik also competes on the Swedish National Classic Powerlifting team, and is @theipf Worlds & European bronze medalist. Starting out playing a variety of sports from hockey to football, tennis, motocross and more. Patrik has always had a passion for sports. Moving into strength training in the early 90’s and still improving his skills today. Patrik has participated in over 50 competitions to date and aspires to share his structured practices focused on technique and specificity to help his clients get to the next level of training, no matter where they start. Continue reading “#37 Patrik Hedqvist – Powerlifting, building a community & competition”

#33 Tim Anderson – discovering the hero within, work capacity and mental resilience

Tim Anderson

Returning guest Tim Anderson, who was on Episode 7 all the way back in January 2018. A lot has happened since and we found out about Tim’s new book The Becoming Bulletproof Project. For those that didn’t listen to Tim on our first interview I’d recommend having a listen to get more detail on Tim’s background.

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Ep 29 Jon Sharp: mentoring, learning and all things strength

Jon Sharp podcast

Jon’s coaching career started in 2008 and he has helped transform the bodies & lives of hundreds of people. Working with weight loss, rehabilitative and high-performance clients alike.

In the world of athletic performance Jon has worked with elite athletes in both assisting and head roles across the athletic spectrum.  

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EP 27 Benjamin Siong: the human spirit, fat loss and fitness competitors

Benjamin Siong podcast

Renowned fitness expert Ben Siong is among Australia’s leading body composition specialists, and the founder of Australian Strength Performance.

Having graduated with a Bachelors of Science (Psychology Major), and an Honours degree in Psychology, Ben is a passionate believer that a healthy mind begets a healthy body, and actively promotes the likes of positive thinking into all aspects of his training protocols. Continue reading “EP 27 Benjamin Siong: the human spirit, fat loss and fitness competitors”

EP 26 Dubai Fitness Podcast: With Adam, Jackson and Jeremy

Dubai Fitness Podcast

Dubai Fitness Podcast “DFP” – Episode 2

With Adam McCubbin, Jackson Litchfield & Jeremy Gwyer

A casual conversation on why people might not stick to their health and fitness plans. Strategies that we use with our clients to keep compliance higher than normal.

How to find enjoyment, progression whilst maintaining consistent results. Continue reading “EP 26 Dubai Fitness Podcast: With Adam, Jackson and Jeremy”

EP 23 John Meadows: bodybuilding, work ethic and competitive drive

John Meadows podcast

John Meadows on the podcast. John is an American professional bodybuilder and entrepreneur with an intriguing story.

While John now boasts a successful career as an IFBB Pro bodybuilder and fitness company owner, his journey towards the top was extremely difficult to say the least. Continue reading “EP 23 John Meadows: bodybuilding, work ethic and competitive drive”

EP 22 Heather Pearson: overcoming a car crash, muscles & more

Heather Pearson podcast

Heather Pearson MSc ST MSMA MART Dip Sp. Psych., Dip APT., is a well-respected Sports Therapist and Strength Coach. In 2001 Heather was involved in a traumatic car crash where she sustained whole body injuries, multiple trapped nerves, headaches and all over dysfunction, and for many years she couldn’t walk properly without pain. After many years of battling with pain, Heather changed industry, became a therapist and trainer and founded 1body4life.

Heather has become renowned for resolving complex injuries with her innovative, self-created systems of diagnosis and rehabilitation, advanced soft tissue skills and Sports Psychology work. Heather has worked with a range of professional athletes including top level lifters, physique competitors, football players and ironman athletes as well as strength coaches and PT’s in the UK and Europe. Continue reading “EP 22 Heather Pearson: overcoming a car crash, muscles & more”

EP 21 Dr Roy Sugarman: Emotional drivers and peak performance

Roy Sugarman podcast

Dr Roy Sugarman is a Clinical Neuro-psychologist, clinical psychologist and an expert in peak performance. He is the director of performance for EXOS alongside Nick Winkelman. He has worked at the elite level with USA national teams as a mindset coach. He’s a published author of the two acclaimed books “Saving your life one day at a time” & my personal favorite “Client centered coaching.” Continue reading “EP 21 Dr Roy Sugarman: Emotional drivers and peak performance”

EP 20 Luke Leaman: Learning, teaching and making enemies

Luke Leaman podcast

Luke Leaman is the founder of the company muscle nerds, which is a valuable online resource for coaches and trainers looking to upskill. Which also offers seminars, mentoring amongst many other things.

He is an incredible resource of information pertaining to nutrition, coaching, science and training. I first came across him through the Poliquin group where he was teaching and have followed his work since. Continue reading “EP 20 Luke Leaman: Learning, teaching and making enemies”

EP 19 Andrew Read: Cutting through the BS of the fitness industry

Andrew Read

Andrew read is a veteran of the Personal training and coaching industry in Australia and has been for 20 plus years.

He is a prolific blog writer for several big online publications, including breaking muscle, blitz, inside MMA, Oxygen, Ultra Fit and many more. Andrew’s writing is his cranky and no BS policy. He has a refreshing outlook and a strong voice of reason in an otherwise very consussing industry. Continue reading “EP 19 Andrew Read: Cutting through the BS of the fitness industry”