Ben Coomber Radio

This show is our Xmas present to you, we take the podcast off in a tangent and talk about some random topics, largely mine and Anna's business's and how we have developed and grown them and what we have learnt on the journey in the fitness industry. 

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#64 - Q&A show with Anna Sward

Anna and I are back in full swing in our christmas special of banter and knowledge. Me and Anna discuss training in the gym and how to know if you are training hard enough, muscle soreness, caffeine consumption and my recent experiment, dead fat, John Meadows' pre-workout meal, freeze dried coffee and probiotic drinks. 

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It's a gut and optimal health special today with guests Wilde Performance. Cliff and Martha share their stories on what got them so interested in the gut via their personal circumstances. We talk the gut, food, inflammation, probotics, symptoms, leaky gut, gut periability, and making yourself feel AWESOME. 

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Layne Norton is back on the show for part 2 ahead of releasing our UK tour dates. I talk to Layne about his PHAT model of training for increasing performance and body composition. I am a big fan of PHAT training having done it a lot in the past, so to interview Layne on this template was awesome. To see all the details of our UK tour visit: 

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Today I am recording live from the Move Eat Treat annual summit. It's time to help create change with the UK's health and obesity problems and I am asking you for your help. Today I talk about how we can change, help others with on the ground projects and create momentum. I interview several guests of the summit that are experts in their field. Here are the links from the show: 

Move Eat Treat, sign the petition: 

Intelligent healths beatbox:

Green apple lifestyle kids program: 

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Today we are ranting and knowledge bombing all over the place. Me and Anna from talk through your questions. I start by ranting about coffee consumption and the devil being in the dose, we then chat about what to do when you are into eating well and exercising and your partner isn't, men still trying to do Intermittent Fasting and go to battle at the same time, how many carbs is ideal for a female concerned with body comp, food intolerance testing and accuracy, why eating as much as possible is awesome, and is having low amounts of body hair linked to building muscle. Enjoy the show... 

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Special guest Rachel Guy aka the Athletic Fox is on todays show for a female focused show. We talk about her journey, why she does what she does, the differences in eating for fat loss and muscle in gain in women, fat loss training programs, the pros and cons of cardio and the different types, her favorite lifts and foods, and I release my international seminar tour with Phil Learney. Rachel's links: and 

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It's time to talk about TDT, it's finally come to that point where I can let the secret drop. Me and Anna have a chat and then talk about the journey that made TDT and what it is. We then answer some questions in the usual fashion, talking about books on gluten, fuelling for performance in someone that plays basketball, and eating lower quality food and it's potential impact on health. Anna's site is and I am 

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Special guest Brian St Pierre is on today's show. Brian is part of the Precision Nutrition team based in Canada. Precision Nutrition are a company that I have a lot of respect for in shaping how the fitness industry has evolved over the last 5 years with both their lean eating coaching program and their nutrition courses for personal trainers. Me and Brian discuss the industry, Precision Nutrition as a business, fitness industry trends, fitness marketing, eating being a busy dad and generally chew the fat on many topics. 

Check them out at 

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Me and Anna Sward from Protein Pow get stuck into your questions. This week we talk about Tim Ferris's 4 hour body book and his PAGG stack for insulin sensitivity, Dave Asprey's bulletproof coffee, sugar - carbs - and being a veggie, what exercise rep ranges are best for fast fat loss, what's wrong with a guy eating 2000 Kcals to gain weight, and is 4 cups of coffee a day bad. Check out me at and Anna at

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