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In this week's show I share the best coaching system and the strategies that I’ve found for boosting my clients adherence and therefore getting them life-changing results.

Click here to get the brand new nutrition coaching training series 

What can you expect?

It will walk your through, step-by-step, how to apply this proven habit-based nutrition system so that you too can help your clients change their deeply ingrained eating and lifestyle habits.

At the same time, it will provide you a simple, effective and reliable nutrition coaching strategy that can be used for every type of client that you work with. 

Habit based nutrition and lifestyle coaching is the best process to deliver real, high-quality nutrition and lifestyle coaching to your clients.

And it’s win-win for everyone- your clients get life-changing results, you stand out in the industry. You’ll make more money, and you’ll feel more in control of your career than ever before.

So take your habit-based coaching to new levels and get started with this brand new training series today > http://exceednutrition.com/fitpro-habit-pack/

Direct download: hpl.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 10:24am EST

This week on the HPL podcast, Coach Stevo and I are wrapping our 3 part interview together. 

We've saved the best till last and in this episode we'll give you an action plan so that you can implement all the information you have learnt in this series.

Enjoyed this series?

Give us a rating and review HERE. 

Direct download: Steveopart3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29am EST

Welcome back to the HPL podcast. This week Coach Stevo and I are taking your habits even further in Part 2 of the Habit series. 

If you haven't yet listened to Part 1 then I strongly encourage you to start there. Make sure you also check out the previous habit series I have done with my co-host Anna. All this info will truly change the way you think and act on your nutrition. 

And, if you are ready to look and feel your best, then make sure to check out my Exceed Nutrition Coaching Programme that is now open to new clients 

=> http://exceednutrition.com/coaching/

Make the commitment to start and we'll provide you a direct roadmap to healthy eating, one that will kick-start sustainable habits, while quickly taking you to your ideal body and health => http://exceednutrition.com/coaching/

Like this show?

Leave a rating and review HERE.

Direct download: hplpart2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46am EST

Hello and welcome to the HPL podcast - thank you for tuning into this week's show! 

Back at the start of this year, Anna and I decided to do a 3 part series all about improving your eating and lifestyle habits. It was a great success and since then I have become a tad obsessed with behaviour change through habits. 

This led me to find Coach Stevo from Habitry. He is an internationally recognised expert in behaviour change. He's a certified strength and conditioning specialist, has a BA in Philosophy, an MA in Sport Psychology and writes weekly for the 85+ million users of MyFitnessPal. Basically, he knows his stuff when it comes to habits! 

Over the next three weeks we will chatting all things habits, which will truly change the way you think and act on your nutrition. 

Enjoy the show! 

Click here to learn more about the Exceed Nutrition Coaching Programme 

Direct download: Habitry1.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 3:45am EST

Hey, welcome along to the High Performance Living show - it's great to have you here.

This week on the show Anna and I are chatting about our very own training and nutrition routines. And of course we share a ton of tips and tricks on those topics too.

As promised below are links to my brand new nutrition starter guides that you can download for FREE.

 

Ladies:

Click HERE to download The 5-Step System to Never Diet Again - Woman's Starter Guide

Guys:

Click HERE to download The 5-Step System to Transform Your Eating Habits - Men's Starter Guide

FitPro's:

Click HERE to download The 5-Step Habitual Nutrition Coaching System - Resource Pack

Like this show? 

If you enjoy listening to this show and/or it has helped you in some way, please take a minute and leave us a review HERE. Thanks for tuning in!

 

Direct download: Sprinting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20am EST

Hello and welcome to episode 111 of our High Performance Living podcast. On this week's show Anna and I are wrapping up our 3 part series on how to create a successful mindset. We've saved the best to last as Anna shares with us the 5 key stages of mindset change. So no matter where you are with changing your eating habits or body, you'll finish this episode with an actionable plan that's right for your current stage of change. Enjoy the show. 

Get your FREE copy of the Look, Feel and Perform Your Best eBook here

www.ExceedNutrition.com

 

Direct download: mindset3.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 7:58am EST

Welcome back my fellow HPL'er to part 2 of our Successful Mindset series. In this week's show we dive into:

- Why goal setting and vision is a game changer for your mindset 

- How to create the perfect environment for success

- How to control negative thoughts and boost positivity 

- Why your mindset is your responsibility and what to do about it

Enjoy the show! 

Get your FREE copy of the Look, Feel & Perform ebook here 

Direct download: mindset2.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 2:47am EST

Welcome to episode 109 of our High Performance Living Podcast! Over the coming weeks, Anna and I will be showing you everything you need to know in order to create a successful mindset to achieve anything you want. 

That's because our mindset determines the state of the world we live in. It's the foundation for every success and every failure we have had or will have. It can simply make us or break us. 

A simple change in mindset, can change everything. 

The good news is, we control our mindset. This brand new 3 part series will show you how to this and much more. 

Click here to check out the Masterclass special offer for our HPL podcast listeners. 

Direct download: mindset1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:31pm EST

Hey and welcome to your weekly does of HPL - it's awesome to have you on board!

This is episode 108, and coming your way on this week's show, Anna and I are tackling the world of Yo-Yo dieting.

We'll be discussing the key problems that lead us into this cycle of heavy restriction and binge eating, plus some key steps to stop it happening to you. And if you're a fellow coach or trainer, we also discuss what we, as an industry should be doing to better help people.

Speaking of coaching, I've put a brand new Resource Pack together for any coaches and trainers who would like to learn more about Habitual Coaching with their clients.

In this pack you'll get my 5 most effective Habitual Coaching Resources to help you clients change their deeply-ingrained eating and lifestyle habits.

Grab your FREE copy HERE.

Direct download: dieting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:12am EST

It is exactly 3 years ago when I first visited Amsterdam, in the Netherlands.

It was only for the typical 3 day weekend break, but I knew instantly I had to return

Today marks my 8 weeks here and during this time I have met many incredible people, ate the most amazing food, had interesting conversations with many strangers and got lost on my explorations. And it’s these unique experiences that carve out our personality, our beliefs, our dreams, our well-being and general outlook on life.

It has given me the opportunity to understand who I am and be in control of how I shape that, so in this episode I share my 5 most important lesson from my experience in Amsterdam. 

www.ExceedNutrition.com

Direct download: 5lessons.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:56am EST

Welcome to episode 106 of our High Performance Living Podcast.

I hope you’re ready to get your learn on this week, as I’m joined by Hayden Wilson who is going to share his tactics in order to help us learn better.

In this hyper-connected world with the answer to every question we have just a button away on our smart phones and tablets, the big question we answer is – are we actually still learning what we consume.

This is also a personal topic for me and I share my own difficulties with learning over the years. 

Find out more about Hayden HERE.

Don’t forget to register for my upcoming Online Workshop for Fitness Professionals, which is taking place this Thursday 31st of March at 8PM.

On this workshop I will be sharing the most effective habitual nutrition system to build confidence in your coaching abilities, get better results with your clients and improve your business.

Grab your free seat HERE.

 

Direct download: Hayden.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:05am EST

Our environment is everything we see, hear and do every day. That’s why it’s so powerful, yet also the reason it’s one of the hardest things to get right or change.

Successful people - be it in sport, acting, business or even those who have significantly changed their body and health - have all created the right environment for success.

To wrap up this 3 part series, I’ll show you how to create a productive environment and provide you a step-by-step plan to becoming more productive today.

Click HERE to download your daily MIT’s Planner –it’s free!  

www.ExceedNutrition.com

Direct download: productivitypart3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am EST

In our previous episode we discussed how procrastination is a killer for our productivity. To deal with this we started to put a framework into place to crush any procrastination you might have with getting started on your big tasks and projects.

There’s also another important factor to consider if you want to be at your most productive. That’s getting organized enough to do some of your best work.

If your life, or even just your stuff is all over the place then it’s going to be a problem for you. If you can’t find what you need, have no set routine or forget things frequently, you likely have an organization problem.

In this week's episode we take a look at common problems holding people back from getting organised and our simple system to getting better organised. 

Download your free copy of the HPL ebook here

Get the paperback HPL book by clicking here 

Direct download: ProductivityPart2.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 6:10am EST

Why do we all put off big tasks or projects?

It all comes down to procrastination, that finds its way into all corners of our lives, from our jobs to eating better and exercising smarter.

We want to achieve great things, we want to be productive, but then we put it off, and it doesn’t happen.

This brand new 3 part series will help you crush procrastination and have you performing at your best in all areas of your life.

If you would like to look and feel your best, just in time for a great summer, then I'd love to help you more. 

Below you will find a very special offer to work with me, and the other HPL members, to rapidly improve your body and health over the next 3 months. 

Together, we'll apply my proven nutrition and training programmes, while ensuring you have all the support and guidance you need along the way. 

As a team, we'll make this feel easy, even fun! 

So if you'd like to follow my simple yet effective programmes, get on-going support and join a community of like minded people who are friendly and motivated, be sure to check this out. 

Click here to check out all the details

 

Direct download: productivity1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am EST

Welcome, my fellow HPL’ers to our High Performance Living Podcast.

If you’re wanting to look, feel and perform your best, then you’re in the right place, that’s exactly what we do here.

This week I’ve got an awesome interview for you, with my buddy Ollie ‘Ojay’ Matthews.

I’ve known Ollie for years now and we both share very similar stories of how our passion for nutrition and health came about, plus how we got involved in the fitness industry.

However, we chat a lot more than this, as Ollie dives into his core nutrition and training principles for the athletes he works with. Recently Ollie has worked with professional triathletes, and had 3 clients win an Iron man distance event on the same day in 2014. So I wanted to get him onto the show and chat some more on how he does this.

And if you do really enjoy this chat, then be sure to check out Episode 87 and 88 I recorded previously, which will help you even more with nutrition for strength, power and endurance sports.

I also wanted to give a quick shout out for any new personal trainers or coaches to this show. If you haven’t already tuned into my other podcast show, the FitPro Masterclass, then that’s well worth doing.

Plus, you should also download my ‘Become an Elite Level Coach’ Ebook, which is totally free. In it you’ll learn a proven nutrition coaching system, plus 6 much have templates and recourses.

Click here to get your Elite Coach Ebook.

Direct download: ollie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

What’s the value of starting your day well? In my experience, it’s an incredible way to achieve High Performance Living! Your first 90 minutes of each day should be all about YOU. It’s therefore about daily self-development where you are prioritizing YOU before anyone or anything else. You’re not being self-centered or uncaring to others by doing this, as you must ensure you are at your best if you are to help other people or do awesome work. This week's show will show you how. 

Click here to grab your totally free copy of the HPL eBook

Click here to learn more about the HPL Coaching Programme 

Direct download: startday.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 7:57am EST

Join me and Rachel Holmes on episode 101 of the High Performance Living podcast as we explore her 28 years of experience as a coach in the Fitness Industry. We chat fad diets and gimmick supplements that have come and gone, along with what she believes to be the future of the industry. 

Grab your free seat on the next Starting Fat Loss Workshop here 

Direct download: RachaelHolmes.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:24am EST

You want to look, feel and perform your best, right? We know that taking a good look at our current habits is critical if we want to reach the peak in all areas of our life. Why? Because so often, the things that will support our success levels will be our daily practices. Here are 5 easy steps to creating AWESOME habits, and to swapping the bad ones for good ones.

Download the HPL Habit Cheat Sheet Here 

Download the HPL Habit Tracker Checklist here 

Download the HPL Hand Portion Control Guide here 

Find out more about the HPL Coaching Programme here 

Direct download: habits3.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:22am EST

Depending on who you listen to, or which article you read, ‘habit mastering’ can take anywhere from a single week right up to 3 months to incorporate the new habit into your life.

Based on my own experience of coaching hundreds of people regarding their nutrition and lifestyle habits, the 30 day mark generally sees the success of any habit change as long as the right strategy is used.

Changing a single habit should be easy, yet many people don’t know what feelings or responses to expect. They therefore aren’t prepared to overcome the mental and emotional challenges that are part of the process of implementing any new habit.

That’s because throughout this 30 day time frame, there are 3 distinctive phases that most people will probably go through, which all present their own challenges, emotions and potential roadblocks.

If you aren’t prepared for this, then changing your habits can be difficult and you might even give up as you don’t know how to overcome the problems. In this weeks show we break it all down for you, plus the 10 HPL nutrition cornerstones. 

Get your free seat on the next Starting Fat Loss Workshop here 

Download your free copy of the HPL ebook here 

Direct download: habitspart2.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 5:46am EST

Welcome to the HPL Podcast! This Habit Mastery series has been created to help you truly understand how important your habits are to a healthy and lean body, while showing you the most essential nutrition habits you should be doing every day. Some people listening to this are just getting started with improving their nutrition, and don't need customisation information just yet, so here we will outline the basics first and leave the individualisation for later. Even those who consider themselves advanced would do well to review the basics first, even if it's just a refresher. In this habit series there is no mention of calories, food logging or complicated training plans - it's all about your habits. But please don't underestimate how effective this can be at changing your body, health and performance. I've been applying these habits to hundreds of clients for years now - testing them, experimenting with them, and modifying them until I had a system that could guarantee results in any client who uses it faithfully. Stick with this system and truly master the 10 HPL nutrition habits, and you too can see great success. 

Get your free copy of the HPL ebook here 

Find out more about the HPL Coaching Programme 

Direct download: habitsseries.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 7:29am EST

It’s time for the big stampede – the January gym goers.

The time of the year when motivation is at it’s highest with the start of a whole New Year. With it comes the ‘New Me’ mantra as the nation becomes health and fitness focused.

As a fellow HPL’er you’ve probably seen this all before, just like I have. You’re prepared, have a plan and are ready to tackle the newbies to get at your favourite squat rack.

Perhaps your goal for the New Year is to kick start or ramp up your training efforts. If so, then more power to you, and here are 7 common mistakes I constantly see people making when starting exercise.

Use these top tips to ensure you avoid the typical pitfalls, make better progress towards your goals, stay injury free and keep motivated.

Grab your totally free copy of the HPL ebook by clicking here  

Direct download: commonmistakes.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:34am EST

Every day we are being exposed to natural and man-made toxins, and the danger really is in the dosage. In toxic doses, all of these compounds can negatively affect human health.

Surprisingly, many of these toxins can be found in the everyday products we use such as plastic bottles, packaging, detergents, cosmetics and pesticides. Some of these toxins are already well known, like lead and mercury, but others exist too, like benzene and BPA.

While the use of some of these toxins is now regulated, many are still permitted and are widely found in our environment. It is therefore up to you to decrease your exposure to them as much as possible.

In this weeks episode Anna and Ru chat about how you can be more aware of your environment and what to do about it. 

Click here to reserve your seat for the Starting Fat-Loss Webinar 

www.ExceedNutrition.com 

 

Direct download: environment.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 4:02am EST

The words ‘detox’ or ‘detoxification’ get thrown around a lot these days but few people really know what these words actually mean.

It’s often a common word used by supplement companies and uneducated trainers to sell someone a supplement range or magic pill. For the majority of people, these are a waste of time and money.

Of course, that's not what we do here.

That’s because many fail to understand the detox system and how it actually works. There is no supplement or secret 'cleanse' that serves as the ‘Holy Grail’ to detoxification of the body.

Detoxification, with reference to human health, refers to your body’s ability to convert - or bio transform - waste products and toxins into non-toxic substances that can be excreted from the body.

The truth is we don’t need any starvation diets, hardcore fasting or expensive supplements in order to detox the body, as our bodies are already equipped with the best detox organs we can get – the liver and kidneys.

So in this week's show, I break down how to really detox your body and the true benefits you can expect from this. 

Click here to find out more about the HPL Coaching Programme 

Get your copy of the HPL paperback book here 

Direct download: Detox.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:06am EST

Welcome to episode 94 of our HPL podcast! On today's show I'll walk you through my 5 phases to help you assess what was accomplished in 2015, what wasn't and what will be achieved in the upcoming year. I'll talk about why you need to set goals and how to stay on track with them. This episode works perfectly if you've already tuned into episode 92. Enjoy the show. 

Click here to learn more about the HPL Coaching Programme

Click here to get your copy of the HPL Paperback Book

Direct download: goalsetting.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:32am EST

Welcome my fellow HPL'er to episode 93 of our High Performance Living Podcast. In this week's episode Anna and I are sharing our tips and tricks to help you simplify your nutrition and training, to ensure you have a clear path to reach your goals quicker. If you ever feel overwhelmed or confused about everything you should be doing, then this show is for you. 

Click here to find out more about the HPL Coaching Programme. 

Click here to get your copy of the HPL book

Direct download: simple.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 11:07am EST

What’s up my fellow HPL’ers, welcome to our High Performance Living Podcast. This is episode 92 and on this week’s show, I’m going to show you how to prepare for an awesome 2016. Don’t worry, this isn’t a boring goal setting episode, instead I’m going to share with you 6 key steps to guarantee your next 12 months are the best yet.

Click here to download the Christmas Recipe Ebook 

Merry Christmas! 

Direct download: yearreview2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:46am EST

Hello and welcome to episode 91 of the HPL podcast. It's the perfect time of year to break down and take a look at some of the current trending fitness gadgets and technology. These could make the perfect gifts or presents, and there maybe something you never even knew existed and would benefit from too. I chat all things juicers right through to exercise chairs! Enjoy the show! 

Click here to get your copy of the HPL book 

Direct download: Gadgets.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:39am EST

Welcome to episode 90 of the High Performance Living podcast. This week Anna and I are chatting about food to make you feel AWESOME. We will be answering the question, can nutrition make you feel happier. To do this we will touching on some of the latest research and theory behind how our diets can effect our mood, as well as share our most effective strategies for you to implement. Enjoy the show. 

Click here to find out more about the High Performance Living Coaching Programme

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Direct download: GoodMoodFood.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:05am EST

Welcome to episode 89 of the High Performance Living podcast! On this week's show Anna and I are chatting all about boosting your libido. There's a lot of reasons as to why our libido's can decrease, be it in the short or long term. So we break down some of the science that's going on, as well as share our 5 top tips to boosting your libido. 

PS. Click here to tune into the BRAND NEW FitPro Masterclass Podcast 

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www.ExceedNutrition.com  

Direct download: libido.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:42am EST

Welcome to episode 88 of the High Performance Living Podcast. On this week’s show, Anna and I chat nutrition for strength and power training. 

So if you’re doing any sort of weight training, Olympic lifting, sprinting, then this episode will show you how to fine tune your diet for maximum performance and recovery.

Enjoy!

Click here to learn more about the HPL Coaching Programme.

Click here to get your copy of the HPL Ebook.

Click here to learn more about Anna Marsh.

Direct download: strength.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:10am EST

Hello & welcome to the High Performance Living Podcast, this is episode 87, and today we are chatting all about Nutrition For Endurance Trainers.

You might be thinking that you’re not a endurance trainer, but here’s the thing, anyone participating in 30+ minutes of continuous activity is endurance training. Of course when this extends even longer, such as a marathon, this is considered ultra-endurance. Endurance fitness is therefore of huge importance to many people. 

So where Anna and I step in this week is to highlight why diet is a key factor for successful endurance performance, recovery and health. It’s a great show.

Before that I want to give a big shout out to the HPL community right now – it’s feeling strong – I love it. 

I really enjoyed getting your feedback on the show and all things HPL recently, and I’d love to know what you though of this weeks’ show too. Every week you’ll now find a brand new blog post on my ExceedNutrition.com website to accompany the podcast. It would be great to hear your feedback in the comments section of each show.

And of course, you can also check out the High Performance Living Programme there too. It’s for those who want to improve their nutrition, training and lifestyle, to look, feel and perform at their best. Again, that’s all found at ExceedNutrition.com.

Let’s do this.

Direct download: endurance.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EST

Welcome to the High Performance Living Podcast. This week Anna and I will be showing you how to boost your energy and metabolism, along with sharing some of the science as to how it works. 

We talk a lot about the body on the podcast, such as the digestive system, its role and how it works. What we must understand is that all of these components within the body exist to metabolise energy from the nutrients we eat.

Knowledge of the cellular machinery and metabolic pathways responsible for deriving energy from macronutrients once they reach the cells is important for us to understand. By knowing this information and how it all works together, we can really start individualise our diets.

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Direct download: Energy.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:41am EST

Hey and welcome to the High Performance Living Podcast. This week Anna and I are chatting how to crush negative thoughts, have trust in what you do, find direction and gain the power to achieve all your goals. Essentially, this is your fast track to High Performance Living. It's a great episode - enjoy! 

Click here to learn more about the HPL coaching community 

Click here to grab your copy of the HPL book 

 

Direct download: compassion.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 11:08am EST

Welcome to episode 84 of the High Performance Living Podcast. If you're a regular listener of the show, then you know Anna and I have our Northern and Southern weather jokes. But no matter where you currently are in the country, it's likely you're feeling the current change in seasons. So we decided to chat about some simple tips and strategies that you can instantly apply that will ensure you stay awesome this Autumn. Enjoy the show! 

Take your High Performance Living to the next level and look, feel and perform your best. Click here to find out more 

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Direct download: Autumn.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 5:20am EST

We've seen a number of popular diets come and go in the nutrition industry, but none have quite caused such a fuss like clean eating and flexible dieting. When we quickly compare both these dieting protocols, it's clear they promote two very different eating habits and routines. So which one should you use? What's the pro's and con's to each of them? Anna Marsh and I answer these questions plus much more in this weeks episode. Get your pen and paper ready, and let the rants commence! 

Break free of boring diets and restrictive eating routines and discover a better way to eat, be healthy and enjoy the process >> http://exceednutrition.com/coaching/

Fitpro's - discover the proven and effective nutrition system to use with your clients to get them way better results and to grow your fitness business >> http://exceednutrition.com/masterclass/

Direct download: cleaneating.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:17am EST

No matter what your goals are, finding motivation to achieve them isn’t always easy. I spend a lot of time helping people to take those first action steps towards their goals. Many do, but the next challenge is to then keep them motivated long enough to see the desired results.

In this weeks podcast show, Anna and I share our top 20 tips to boost your motivation and achieve your goals.

Click here to learn more about the HPL coaching programme 

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Direct download: motivation.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:51am EST

Welcome to the HPL podcast! On this week's show I'm joined by Anna Marsh, and we dive DEEP into the topic of stress. This is a fresh look into what stress really is, the effect it can have on the body and of course how to reduce and eliminate it. 

As Anna mentions in the show, being able to manage stress can really change someone's life. So this is a show not to miss, enjoy! 

Grab the totally free HPL nutrition and training ebook >> http://exceednutrition.com/the-hpl-ebook

Grab the totally free Elite Coaching ebook >> http://exceednutrition.com/elite-coach-ebook

Direct download: Stress.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 3:54am EST

Hey guys, welcome to episode 80 of my High Performance Living Podcast.

This time I am joined by Ashley Kalym, who is an expert in calisthenics and bodyweight training.

Calisthenics is becoming increasingly popular, and it's likely you are already doing bits of it, like push-ups or pull-ups. Or maybe, like me, you have ventured to more advanced methods like the human flag. And if you can do the flag, you're AWESOME.

So Ashley is here to break down what is calisthenics, the advantages and disadvantages, where to start, his ideal beginner programme and the quipment you might want to use.

This is a great show - enjoy!

 

If you want to get involved with my coaching, read here -> http://exceednutrition.com/coaching/

And check out the Exceed Masterclass for ambitious FitPros here -> http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-masterclass/

Get Ashely's book 'Complete Calisthenics' here -> http://goo.gl/chH9pi

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Direct download: Ashley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:34am EST

Welcome to the High Performance Living Podcast! This week Anna and I are chatting about our experiences with travelling over the summer. We discuss what we learnt from taking a break and why balance is so important in our High Performance Lifestyles. We also chat why your gym environment is critical to your training success. That's after my recent venture into a commercial gym - it was an eye opener! So enjoy this full fat catch-up! 

Look, feel and perform your best with the HPL coaching programme - http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

FitPro's: Discover the Exceed Masterclass to boost your knowledge and grow your fitness business - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-masterclass/

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Get your copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Direct download: balance.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:34am EST

Hey and welcome to episode 78 of the High Performance Living Podcast. This week Anna and I discuss the most important factors to becoming the best trainer or coach you can. We break down: 

- How to stand out in an overcrowded industry 

- How being you and showing your personality is essential 

- Why educating yourself on nutrition, mindset and business is key 

- How to find your niche and ideal client 

- Why every trainer should have a website and a blog 

 

ALSO: My Advanced Business Building & Nutrition Education Masterclass For Ambitious Fitness Professionals Is Now Open

Build your expertise, confidence and income by mastering fundamental business strategies. Learn cutting edge & proven nutrition protocols to advance your knowledge & excel your coaching.

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Category:education -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Hey guys – welcome to our HPL podcast. I hope you’re doing AWESOME this week. ON this episode we’re taking a slightly different approach, as this is a real life case study with Dan Reader.

Dan and I have been working closely together for over 18 months now, and he has completely changed his body and lifestyle as a result – he has fully embraced High Performance Living.

 

So we chat about some of the common problems we can face when making changes to our bodies and lifestyle, and how to over come these. There’s plenty of great take home points in here to inspire and motivate you.

 

Enjoy! Ru

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Direct download: dan.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Hey guys, welcome to the HPL Podcast. Anna and I have an awesome show for you this week. We’ve both just had our DNA and genetic tests back from the lab. So we share our results with you, while chatting about research around this type of testing, and if it’s something you should do too.

Enjoy this week’s show!

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme here - http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

Learn more about my Exceed Masterclass that opens 1st September here - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-masterclass/

 

Grab a copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

 

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk/

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:20pm EST

Welcome to episode Welcome to episode 75 of the High Performance Living podcast, and this week Anna and I are chatting about time management. Time is our most important asset we can have, so it’s critical we learn to control it as much as possible.

Perhaps you currently find you have no ‘free’ time to make great tasting meals, squeeze in a gym session or even do the things you really enjoy. Or maybe you just can’t say no to requests or time wasting commitments. Then this podcast episode will show you how to break free of the ‘always busy’ mentality, clear your schedule and find time for what you really want to do.

 

Download the free FitPro Ebook 'Become an Elite-Level Coach' here: http://exceednutrition.com/elite-coach-ebook

Find out more about my HPL coaching prgramme - http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

Get your copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about Anna Marsh - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm EST

Welcome guys to episode 74 of the HPL Podcast. I trust your High Performance Living is in full swing this week and you're doing AWESOME.

So on this week’s show Anna and I are taking your knowledge of digestive health and gut function to that next level. 

Back in Episode 50, I covered the background, structure and role of the digestive system, along with my go to protocol. In this show, we expand on this to really show you how to assess your digestive health, what to do about it and who to seek help from.

This episode is ideal for those who know something isn’t quite right with their digestive system and need some additional insights and guidance that will help them quickly get back on track to better gut health.

And if you’d like more help with your nutrition to improve your body and health, then be sure to head over to ExceedNutrition.com and check out my HPL coaching programmes. Here you can receive tailored online nutrition, training and lifestyle coaching. You can get personal help from my team and I, taking your knowledge and progress to the next level.

Enjoy this week’s show!

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme here - http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

Get your copy of the HPL book here- http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about the FitPro nutrition and business course here - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk/

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:17am EST

Hey and welcome to episode 73 of our High Performance Living podcast. You know this podcast is ALL about becoming your best, so this week Anna and I will be diving into how to design your ideal lifestyle. We will be sharing our very own journey and experiences with making some HUGE changes and adjustments in our life's, in efforts to move closer to our goals. If you truly want to become your best, then this episode will take you a step closer to this. Enjoy! Ru 

Find out more about my HPL coaching prgramme - http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

Get your copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about Anna Marsh - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

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Category:Health -- posted at: 9:00am EST

Welcome my fellow HPL'er to episode 72. I've got an awesome interview for you this week as I'm joined by supplement researcher and expert Kamal Patel from Examine.com. He is deep in the trenches with understanding the latest supplement research, so he's here to show us the truth about supplements. We'll be diving into what supplements actually work, along with what supplements to consider for various goals such as health, performance, fat loss and muscle building. Great show!

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme - http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

Get your copy of the HPL book - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about the FitPro nutrition and business course - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

Find out more about Examine - http://examine.com/welcome

Direct download: Examine.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:38am EST

This week on the High Performance Living Show Anna Marsh and I are getting our geek on. Well, more so Anna, as she takes us through her latest study topic called psychoneuroimmunology. Now don’t feel too lost already – essentially this is peeling back a layer to the information that we regularly cover on the show. That’s the importance of sleep, stress and nutrition on the human body. This week we connect the dots and how it all links to our nervous and immune systems. 

Get more help with your nutrition, training and high performance lifestyle by becoming a member of the HPL coaching programme – find out more here – http://exceednutrition.com/hpl-group-coaching-programme/

 

Fitness professionals – expand your nutrition knowledge to get better results for clients and grow your coaching business with my FitPro course – find out more here – http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

 

 Get your copy of the HPL book here – http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

 

 Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk/

 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:30am EST

For this week's High Performance Living podcast I'm joined by the awesome Ben Greenfield. He's an endurance athlete and fellow coach, who totally share the HPL outlook with his nutrition, training and lifestyle. He even hunts his own meat! So we dive into his core values and what he believes it takes to truly live a meaningful life - one in which you are healthy, happy and satisfied. Great show. Enjoy - Ru. 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:20am EST

In this week's High Performance Living show, Anna Marsh and I (Ru Anderson) are helping you take action on all the awesome info from this show to ensure you get the best results from it. I reveal my simple yet effective formula for success in your nutrition and training. If you listen to this show and know you need to take more action on its advice then this is the show for you. 

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Use code: PODCAST to receive an awesome introductory offer. 

I'll see you on the other side! 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:58am EST

Many of us have acquired bad nutritional habits, and we practise these every single day. By changing our daily daily bad habits for improved and healthy habits, the ‘numbers’ usually take care of themselves and impressive results can be achieved from this alone.

From experience there are a number of good habits that most people could do with forming, and then adhering to, every single day. So in this High Performance Living podcast, Anna Marsh and I dive into the importance of habits and how to ditch the bad ones and supercharge the good ones instead. 

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme here - http://exceednutrition.com/our-system-2/

Find our more about the Exceed Nutrition Certification course here - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

Get your slice of HPL with my brand new book - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

 

Enjoy the show!

Ru Anderson   

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

In this week's High Performance Living show, Anna Marsh and I chat about staying on track with your nutrition and training when travelling. We look into our favourite top tips and travel friendly techniques to ensure you stay awesome while jet setting. We also look into how to reduce the dreaded jet lag when doing long haul flights. 

So whether you're planning a week away or are a seasoned traveller, this is a must listen  episode. 

Learn more about my HPL coaching programme here - http://exceednutrition.com/our-system-2/

Learn more about my nutrition Certification course here - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

Grab your copy of the HPL book - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Learn more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Enjoy the show! 

Ru Anderson

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Dan John is a legend within the health and fitness industry. In this episode he shares many great stories and lessons he's learnt from his years of experience from coaching and being an athlete.

He also shares his core values around nutrition and training, with a focus on why the fundamentals are so important - not just for beginners, but elite athletes too. 

A show not to miss. 

Find out more about Dan John here - http://danjohn.net

Find out more about Ru Anderson and his coaching programmes here - http://exceednutrition.com

Grab a copy of the best selling High Performance Living paperback book - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Direct download: DanJohn.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 1:08pm EST

In this weeks HPL podcast Anna and I, chat:

- What's going on in the inside of our bodies when ill,

- The best foods to eat when sick and why,

- And weather or not you should be training in the gym.

 

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Learn more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Learn more about the HPL Coaching Programme here - http://exceednutrition.com/our-system-2/

Learn more about the Exceed Certification here - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

 

 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 2:47am EST

 

A cyclic ketogenic diet, or ‘carb cycling’, is a low carbohydrate diet with planned periods of moderate or high carbohydrate consumption.

This nutrition strategy has become a hot topic over the last number of years.

Carb cycling, like many of the modern protocols, goes against the traditional nutrition and dieting advice.

Tradition tells us that we can only build muscle or lose fat, and never at the same time. This is because we must maintain a calorie deficit to lose fat and a calorie surplus to build muscle.

Then carb cycling came along and was sold to us as an ultimate method for rapid fat loss while building muscle.

Carb cycling therefore goes against the typical advice of fitness professionals and has gained a lot of attention.

So in this week's show, Mike and I chat all things carb cycling and if it is right for you.

Stay up to date with the show and get some more HPL in your life by grabbing my totally free nutrition and training ebook --> https://exceednutrition.leadpages.net/the-hpl-ebook/ 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:55am EST

 

In this week's show, Anna and I will help you understand the female menstrual cycle, including the effects of nutrition, aging and environmental factors. You'll discover a deeper understanding of how the female menstrual cycle works and a greater knowledge of how your nutrition and training can reflect this. Enjoy! Ru 

Get your copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Learn more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 7:39am EST

In this week's HPL show Anna and I chat about our own current nutrition and training. We break down our goals and how our diet and training plans reflect these and why. Anna expains why she has stopped tracking her food, and I chat about why my training is all about auto-regulation. There's some important key take home points and learning in here for everyone. 

Download the free HPL ebook here - https://exceednutrition.leadpages.net/the-hpl-ebook/

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk/

Find out more about Ru Anderson and the coaching programmes here - http://exceednutrition.com/

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 7:00am EST

In this week's HPL podcast, I chat with Anna Marsh about what I discovered from my 2-week meat free challenge. It was a lot more than I expected. We also dive into our experiences with meditation for de-stressing and improving our own personal development on a daily basis. We discuss our step-by-step guide to being successful with it in just 5 minutes a day. 

Get a copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme and the Certfication course here - http://exceednutrition.com

 

Enjoy, Ru

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 11:24am EST

In this week's High Performance Living podcast episode, Anna Marsh joins me as we chat about all things calorie restriction. We discuss how this can affect our metabolisms, health and what body issues this might cause. If you have been dieting for a long time, or can't quite find the confidence to start eating more, then this is the show for you. 

Get your copy of the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Find out more about Ru Anderson here - http://exceednutrition.com

 

Enjoy, 

Ru Anderson

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 11:51am EST

Maximise Your Daily Performance with Andrew McBride

I'm joined this week on the High Performance Living show by Andrew McBride. We chat about his system to maximise your daily performance, whether that's in the gym, with your nutrition or even at your daily work or tasks. We also chat why doing less will increase your effectiveness and how to find what you are really good at. 

Find out more about Ru here - www.RuAnderson.com

Get your copy of the HPL book here: http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:31am EST

In this week's show Anna Marsh and I chat about chasing perfection. In this modern society we have increasing pressures and stress to be perfect at everything we do. That could be chasing the perfect life, job, home and of course diet or workout programme. 

So Anna and I chat about our own experiences with this, and why it may not always be the best thing for us to do. We'll also show you what to focus on instead.

Find out more about Ru Anderson here - http://exceednutrition.com

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Get the HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Direct download: Perfection.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:26am EST

Bodybuilding and Diabetes with Phil Graham

In this week's high performance living show, I'm joined by training and nutrition expert Phil Graham ( from elite muscle radio). He is considered one of the UK's leading coaches and shares his thoughts and experiences with tackling and controlling all types of diabetes. 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:45am EST

Plant Based Nutrition with Fraser Bailey

In this week's show I'm joined by Fraser Bailey and we chat everything you need to know about a plant based/vegetarian diet and lifestyle. We look into the various types of plant based/vegetarian diets, there difficulties, why it might be right for you and how to make plant based meals taste awesome. 

The HPL coaching programme is currently open to enrol, you can grab one of the limited spaces here - http://exceednutrition.com/our-system-2/

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 1:00am EST

In this week's show Ru and Anna chat everything you need to know about workout nutrition. They cover their recommendations and guidelines to pre, during and post workout nutrition and supplementation. 

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme herehttp://exceednutrition.com/our-system-2/

Find out more about Anna Marsh here - http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Direct download: workoutnutrition.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:36am EST

Is Accountability Your Missing Factor with Steve Parke

In this episode of the HPL podcast I'm joined by fellow coach Steve Parke to chat why he feels accountability could be your missing factor to success with your training and nutrition. 

He shows us his accountable pattern for success, along with his action steps to apply straight away. 

Enjoy the show. 

Find out more about the HPL coaching programme that opens for new members 1st April here - http://exceednutrition.com/our-system-2/

Direct download: Steve.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:18pm EST

The Fuel Of Life - All About Carbohydrates

In this week's HPL podcast Anna and I chat all things carbohydrates. We discuss the role they have in the body, if you really need them and why. If you've ever been confused about carbs and how they should fit into your diet, then this is a must listen show. 

Grab your complete HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Direct download: carbs.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 3:30pm EST

How To Be Your Most Productive with Jon Goodman

In this week's show I'm joined by fellow coach and author, Jon Goodman. Jon and I chat what it really takes to being our most productive at everything we do. We discuss his key principles to getting sh*t done and doing what we really want in life. This is a true HPL podcast and key learning episode to becoming your best. 

 

The Exceed Nutrition Certification course is currently open to enrol: http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

 

Buy the HPL book here: http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:09am EST

Create Your Perfect Training Programme with Jack Lovett

In episode 51 of the HPL podcast I interview strength and conditioning specialist Jack Lovett. We chat the exact programming template he likes to use for his clients for maximum results. 

Get your HPL book here - http://highperformanceliving.co.uk

Direct download: jackpart2.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:28am EST

Why The Digestive System Is The Missing Link To Incredible Results

In this episode of the HPL podcast, I share with you my recording of a live webinar on digestive & gut health.

You'll learn: 

- A totally unique way to get incredible results for your clients using the power of the digestive system and gut health.

- How the digestive really works and how to optimise it for improved body composition and health.

- The importance of finding and eliminating food allergies and intolerances in your clients.

- How to identify any symptom or repsonse from poor digestive health, and how to resolve this for your clients.

- What supplementation and nutrition protocols can help heal the gut and boost its health.

Learn more about the Exceed Nutrition Certification course here - http://exceednutrition.com/the-exceed-certification/

Direct download: Digestivehealthpodcast.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:21am EST

Why Performance Matters with Jack Lovett

Ru interviews 2 x Britains Natural Strongest Man and owner of Spartan Performance, Jack Lovett in this weeks episode. They chat the key principles to becoming your best and Jack shares his own experiences in all things training and nutrition. 

Get your copy of the High Performance Living book here - www.HighPerformanceLiving.co.uk

Direct download: jack_Edited.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:33am EST

Get Your Training and Nutrition Priorities Right

In this weeks High Performance Living show, Ru and Anna chat about what they believe every beginner, intermediate and advanced person should be putting as their training and nutrition priorities. This episode will help you gain focus to your goals and cut through the sea of information that can surround us.

The High Performance Living book is also now available via www.HighPerformanceLiving.co.uk 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:02pm EST

In this episode of the High Performance Living Podcat, Ru and Anna chat about the role and importance of sleep, giving tips on how to get the perfect night's sleep for better performance and health.

Direct download: SleepPodcast.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:07am EST

How To Improve Your Relationship With Food

In this episode of the High Performance Living Podcast I am joined by fellow Fitness Pro & Coach Josh Baker. We talk about how to improve your relationship with food, what is an eating disorder, what are the types and symptoms of eating disorders as well as the diagnosis and treatment.

Direct download: JoshBaker.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 8:49am EST

In this episode of the HPL Podcast Ru and Anna chat goal setting for the New Year, the importance of the basics & Ru's new book.

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Category:education -- posted at: 5:29am EST

Ru & Anna chat about the their views, research and experience with 'Detox' diets and how and when they should be used. 

They chat: 

- what is a detox diet 

- why you should detox 

- symptoms of toxicity 

- how a real detox works 

- nutritional needs for a successful detox

- supplements needs for a successful detox 

- their perfect detox system 

Direct download: AnnaJanuary.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 9:58am EST

Ru Anderson & Anna Marsh wrap up 2014 with this end of year episode. In this show they chat their biggest 'ah-ha' moments of the year, including business, training, nutrition and lifestyle. 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Ru and Anna chat about eating great food and staying at your best throughout the Christmas season. They also suggest their ideal Christmas gifts to buy your fellow High Performance friends and family. 

Direct download: AnnaMarsh.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:58am EST

Ru Anderson is joined by Jonny Watson from Propane Fitness in this weeks podcast episode. Jonny is a national level powerlifter so needless to say they chat about getting brutally strong. In this show, Jonny reveals his system on how to get stronger and smash through your personal bests. 

Direct download: JonnyWatson.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:09am EST

This week on the podcast I’m joined by Anna Marsh to chat:

- Optimising body fat levels for peak performance 

- Nutrition programming for young athletes 

- Creatine supplementation for muscle & strength gains

- Explosive training for maximum results in the gym 

 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 11:47am EST

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a professional athlete?

Or perhaps the cover model to the top fitness magazines such as Men’s health or Muscle and Fitness…?

And even what it might be like to be sponsored by one of the leading supplement companies and whisked all over the world to showcase your unique talents?

Yeah, me too.

So this week on the podcast I interviewed Ryan Terry, who is that guy.

Not only is he a great athlete and living the dream, he’s a top bloke too.

In this episode we chat:

- Why goal setting has been so important to his success

- What it really takes to be a professional athlete

- How improving his nutrition transformed his physique

- Ryan’s peaking strategies & techniques to look his best

- Ryan’s training template and key principles to gaining muscle & strength

- and loads more

This is your chance to get top level information from one of the best athletes in the UK.

You’ll also get a laugh or two along the way.

Enjoy.

Direct download: Terry.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 9:11am EST

I’m joined this week by Anna Marsh for a listener Q&A podcast on all things High Performance Living.

We chat:

- Understanding the nervous system and how that can work for and against us

- Heart rate monitoring for enhancing recovery from training 

- Body part split training Vs full body training 

- 5 simple yet effective techniques to get stronger 

- How to use training and nutrition to maximise testosterone levels naturally

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 5:07pm EST

This week on the podcast I’m joined by Gen Gordon, a director of Tactic Counsel (http://www.tacticcounsel.com).

We chat about business within the health and fitness industry, something that’s new on the HPL podcast and a topic that I’ve never previously talked about.

Gen specialises in brand marketing for coaches and athletes, as well as sports sponsorships. So if you’re a trainer or coach working in this industry, this is a must listen podcast.

We chat:

- The key aspects to consider when starting your own fitness business

- The fundamentals to creating a brand and identity in the industry 

- Why identifying your core values is essential

- How to create sustainability in a busy and competitive industry 

- The benefits to gaining sponsorship and what this really means

Full fat show and one not to miss.

 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

This week on the HPL Podcast I’m joined by fellow nutritionist Anna Marsh to answer

your questions.

 

We chat:

 

- Balancing your meals for maximum performance

 

- Do we really have body fat set points

 

- Understanding your hormones for optimal fat burning

 

- The real benefits of having a ‘re-feed’ day when dieting

 

- Does intermittent fasting work for females

 

- Maintaining muscle and strength while endurance training

 

- Does DNA testing really work and why

 

Direct download: Podcast36.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 9:39am EST

This week I have yet another special interview podcast.

It’s with one of the UK leading strength and conditioning coaches, Andy Mckenzie.

Andy’s expertise is founded on his impressive military background, his broad experience as an elite S&C coach, and his outstanding performance as an athlete.

​He lives and trains by his I AM philosophy.

In 2012, Andy brought together all of his skills and knowledge to create The Training Lab – one of the most ambitious gym projects in the UK.

And now, you can experience IronMac’s methods for yourself:

In this podcast we chat:

{+} why chasing performance is a key factor to changing your physique

{+} the importance of mobility in your training routine

​{+} the negative consequences of ‘transformation’ diets and protocols

{+} Andy’s core values when training his clients

{+} Andy’s exact coaching process to eating right

{+} the importance of coaching and its responsibilities

Direct download: andy_mckenzie.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:44am EST

I got a great question this week…

‘Ru, should I start running to burn more fat?’

My answer:

HELL NO.

Of course, I had to explain myself a little bit more than that…

And I wanted to share the exact reasons as to why I know running sucks and how it can actually make you look worse for you efforts.

Yup, tis true. Honest.

I explain all on this weeks podcast with Anna Marsh.

We also chat:

{+} why your body type shows you important information on how to train and eat right for you.

{+} the benefits to buying local organic and free range foods vs supermarket mass market produce

{+} why we should all be constantly learning and being better at what we do

{+} how to boost testosterone naturally and safely for building muscle and staying healthy

It’s a full fat show, and one not to be missed.

 

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Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 5:05am EST

This week on the HPL podcast I’m joined by fellow nutritionist and coach Anna Marsh to chat all things training & nutrition.

We chat:

- Anna’s personal journey into nutrition 

- Her 3 step process to coaching clients 

- The benefits of functional nutrition and applying it 

- Why we should be always chasing performance to improve our physiques

You can find out more about Anna here: http://annamarshnutrition.co.uk

Direct download: Podcast33.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 5:20am EST

It’s here, finally ready for your listening pleasure.

 

My latest HPL podcast with Layne Norton.

 

And if you don’t currently know who Layne is, you should.

 

This is a must listen podcast, no question about it.

 

This is the information that everyone should be focusing on,

learning more about and putting into ACTION.

 

In it, Layne and I chat:

 

{+} Layne’s personal journey with nutrition and training

 

{+} achieving the ‘champion’ mindset for success

 

{+} setting effective goals for awesome results

 

{+} why hardcore diets are failing you

 

{+} clean eating Vs flexible dieting

 

{+} getting lean with ice cream, popcorn and pizza

 

{+} the importance of reverse dieting (the diet after the diet)

 

{+} much, much more

Direct download: Podcast32.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 5:02am EST

This weeks podcast is simply awesome.

I’m joined by fellow nutritionist Alex Ferentinos to chat shop.

If you don’t know Alex, then you are about to be enlightened…

Alex’s growing reputation has lead him to become a leading authority in the world of nutrition and training.

He’s also a cool, down to earth and VERY knowledgeable guy.

The best bit, we seem to agree on most things.

So when we bashed heads and recorded this exclusive interview, we covered some great topics that you don’t want to miss out on.

We chat:

{+} The secret ingredient to optimal health

(+} Why the nutrition basics are SO important

{+} Long-term nutrition success strategies to great eating

{+} The most forgotten component to getting insane results from your training

{+} Why the ‘go hard or go home’ mantra is holding you back

{+} Our favourite recipes & snacks

Direct download: 31.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

Matt & Keris from Fitter Food join Ru Anderson to discuss all things nutrition, health and lifestyle. 

Direct download: Podcast_FitterFood.mp4
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 3:22am EST

In this episode you can listen to a great interview from the SFN Expo

with WBFF Pro Jamie Alderton, we talk:

 

- Jamies personal journey into fitness

- Competing at the top level

- Jamies nutrition and training fundamentals

- Midset for success

Direct download: Podcast29.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 9:57am EST

In episode 28 of the HPL Podcast, Chris and I answer your questions:

- Should I be training differently for fat loss, and if so what?

- Is it best to keep carbs low on non-training days or skip all together?

- Whats your view on the low FODMAP diet?

- What’s your favourite nutrition routine for someone training fasted in the AM?

Direct download: Podcast_28.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 8:13am EST

Chris and I reveal the 7 deadly mistakes you make when improving your nutrition...

Direct download: Podcast27.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 9:14am EST

In episode 26 of the HPL Podcast Chris and I talk:

-understanding eating disorders,

-improving relationship with food,

-smoking and weight gain,

-foods for the Summer Festival Season.

Direct download: Podcast_26.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:04am EST

In this episode I chat to Niel and Jamie organisers of the SFN Expo. We chat about their passion for health and fitness and why the set up such a big fitness event...

Direct download: Podcast_25.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 5:20am EST

In this episode Chris and I answer your questions.

Direct download: Podcaste_24.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 10:14am EST

Chis and I talk everything you need to know about Paleo diets and how they work...

Direct download: Podcast_23.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 4:10am EST

This week Chris and I are joind by the Naked Deli Team to chat all things good nutrition...

Direct download: Podacst_22.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:45am EST

My one and only competition this year is being held over on the podcast this week – so tune in and find out how to enter.

 

This week Chris and I dive into some great topics:
- Setting up your own business and why
- Body fat spot reduction
- High vs low intensity training
- How and why to avoid counting calories 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_21.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 5:35am EST

In this episode I declare war on the liquid diets...

Direct download: The_HPL_Podcast_-_Liquid_diets.mp3
Category:education -- posted at: 1:04pm EST

In this episode me and Chris talk about Creatine and the importance of Reverse Dieting.

Direct download: The_HPL_Podcatst_-_Episode_20.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 10:04am EST

Bodybuilding with John Meadows

This week I am joined by Mr Mountain Dog himself, John Meadows. We have an awesome chat about all things training and nutrition, including workout nutrition protocols and structuring your training routine for maximum results.

Direct download: johnmeadowspodcast.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 2:55pm EST