Ben Coomber Radio

The inmates are running the asylum - Tom has a solo show! Personal development is a critical part of your growth as a practitioner, a coach, an athlete and a person; but in the age of information are we doing personal development wrong? If you read 60 books per year will it really make you better at what you do?

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After the attention episode 301 got where we discussed the Cancer Research UK campaign Cancer Research UK got in touch, so this episode Cancer Research join me to discuss the O_B_ S_ _Y Campaign. What was the aim of the campaign and what data was it based on? Is obesity really a serious threat to our health and linked to cancer? What can we be doing to support wider change, and is there enough happening at a government policy level to effect massive change? All this and more is discussed with Emma Shields, Cancer Research UK spokesperson. Find out more at:

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 12:30am UTC

I believe in life we have to grow, it's what keeps us whole. We need to keep learning and growing and challenging ourselves. Whats my current plan with my own personal development? Find out in this quick 10 minute podcast. 

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Is the most recent Cancer UK OBESITY campaign fat shaming? Tom and I look objectively at the campaign and discuss it's pros, cons, and whether it will work to create a change in dietary awareness. We then move onto discuss the new 400-600-600 OneLife diet campaign for the UK, again, will this make any change, will it help the obesity epidemic? We also discuss the new 20% calorie cut and update show 299 on the glute training discussion. Got a comment on the show? Get in touch! 

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 12:30am UTC

Matt Pritchard from TVs Dirty Sanchez is now an ultra endurance vegan athlete, but why? What changed after years of travelling the world and being viewed by 400 million people on the TV show? What damage has he done to his body? Does he see his extreme personality as a positive or a negative? We also discuss his change of career and managing coming down from the high of global fame to a local business live with his barber and tattoo shop? Check out his vegan cooking channel: 

(apologise for the poorer sound quality of this show, we had to do the show on old school tech). 

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 7:33am UTC

What's the deal with women not being able to build muscle as well as men? Are they really weaker in the upper body, and what can we do to combat both these problems? What rep ranges should women be training in? Why is crossfit creating badass female physiques? Then we move on to debate fat in dairy and its micronutrient composition, and we finish with training debates on military and challenging environments. 

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 12:30am UTC

Do you know anyone with an eating disorder? ED's are now a growing problem in the world with social media, mis-information and societal pressure. Someone I've known for many years and been close to has battled with an ED, Anorexia, and now writes, teaches and inspires through her journey, yoga and food how to beat EDs and thrive, to realise your best self isn't one with Anorexia. Join me & my guest Nicola Jane Hobbs for a chat about beating Anorexia. Enjoy. 

More on Nic: 

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 8:17am UTC

Should we be happy all the time? Thats what the self help gurus say no, that if we get it right we should be happy 24/7? In this fascinating episode about happiness I hear about the work of Will Foster, a happiness coaches that calls BS on many of the concepts we believe are true, and opens up a new way to think about being happy. Get this episode downloaded, I promise you're going to love it. 

Find out more about Will here in his Facebook group: 

And grab Will's book The Happiness Gap here: 

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 1:00am UTC

Did you know Facebook depression is now a thing? Social media is a modern day time phenomenon that we have to deal with daily, and for some its affecting our lives both positively, and negatively. In this episode we explore modern technology, brain hacking, emotion shifting, living our lives OUR way, and many other tangents as myself and Tom B go off script and get some stuff off our chests. 

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Category:fitness -- posted at: 8:45am UTC

We all see professional athletes as unreachable; as people in a physical condition we’ll never be able to match. In fact, professional athletes are people just like us. They have just learned how to master the fundamentals – eating, sleeping, training, and thinking. In this episode, presented by Accenture, Official Partner of British Triathlon, I visit Loughborough Performance Centre to chat to British Triathlon coaches Steve Casson and Ben Bright about how to improve on those fundamentals to help you live like an athlete, perform to a higher level, and feel better.

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