My Podcast

Preparing for Kilimanjaro

In this audio, I discuss some of the things I am doing to prepare for a Kilimanjaro summit attempt next month. It is currently the 23rd of Nov 2017 and I will be departing for Kili on the 16th of December. I hope to summit on Christmas Day!! I will be discussing the...

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I Had A Bad Workout (Message To Shift Workers)

I had a bad workout. But having a bad workout is just a drop in the ocean and part of the fitness journey. In this audio, I discuss the common "black and white" mentality that most people have when it comes to sticking to a meal plan or training plan. That is, if they...

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Should You Workout When Sick?

Should you train when you are sick? Well, it depends. In this audio, I discuss the scenarios where you MAY still be able to continue training and situations where it's not smart (but how to hedge against losing time by not weight lifting while sick) Subscribe if you...

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How Much Muscle Can You Build (Naturally)?

In this audio, I give you a benchmark for people that are just starting their weight lifting journeys on how much muscle you should expect to gain. It is nice to know what your genetic potential is as a natural weight lifter. Most people give up because they have...

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The Ultimate 2 Week Fitness Vacation In The World

Check out the following 2-3-4 minute videos on Soi Taied street that showcase my day to day training life. www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNbbrszMGnw www.youtube.com/watch?v=06SAB2WVM1g Subscribe if you like what I have to say. If you enjoyed this podcast, please leave a...

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What Protein Supplements Should You Take

In this audio, I talk about the kind of protein supplements you should consider buying if you are lifting weights or training on a regular basis. I discuss whey protein and the various types that you can buy. I discuss some of the things you need to look out for...

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I’m Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro On Christmas Day

I am planning to climb Mt Kilimanjaro in December 2017. I am planning on a Christmas Day summit. The trek starts on the 18th of Dec and finishes on the 27th of Dec. The reason for climbing on Christmas Day is to avoid the crowds. It will cost me about $6,000 AUD for...

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The Cupcake Analogy And Workout Supplements

One of the fundamental mental shifts I made years ago that started my fat loss journey, was flipping my focus from prioritising supplements (the sprinkles) and whether I was eating carbs before 8 pm (the frosting), to ensuring I was not exceeding my total daily...

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How To Gain Weight Naturally For Skinny Guys

In this audio, I focus specifically on all of the skinny guys out there which are struggling to gain muscle. I know exactly how you feel because I was once a skinny guy (see pic!) I know all of your excuses and I know how to break through every single one of them. I...

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Counting Calories As A Night Shift Worker

I talk about how you can lose weight if you are a night shift worker. As a night shift worker myself, I know exactly what it feels like to do night shift and struggle with weight loss. However, I managed to get shredded and become a fitness model competitor- even...

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Building The Tallest Building In Town

In this audio, I talk about the importance of building yourself and how other people will try and tear you down. This is an important distinction and you must recognise this dynamic if you want to be successful in life.   Subscribe if you like what I have to say. If...

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Getting Rejected By A Girl During Contest Prep

I go into girl rejection during contest prep. An area of my life I have never gone public on before.     Subscribe if you like what I have to say. If you enjoyed this podcast, please leave a review for me over at iTunes! It seriously motivates me to keep helping...

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Why Weight Loss Is Not The Goal

Weight loss is NEVER the goal. As a culture, we have been seduced (and positively reinforced) for a number that drops on the scale. The real goal is to lose fat and at the very least, maintain muscle. By trying to preserve as much muscle on our frames as possible, we...

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Fitness For Entrepreneurs

I discuss how I was once sugar addicted and loved donuts. How it is essential that, as an aspiring or real entrepreneur, your body becomes the most important enterprise. And I know this sounds all rah-rah. But I give the brutal reality of what it will cost you if you...

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Rant: Lose Weight And Gain Confidence (My Story)

I share my story of how weight loss provided the side benefits of dramatically improving my confidence levels. I had blotchy skin. I was very self conscious of the skin I had which was covered with sores and red marks from picking at it on a regular basis. Whenever I...

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People Made Fun Of Me For Being Skinny Fat

I share a revealing story of how people made fun of me for being skinny. At school, I was a small kid. I was quite lean but I had no muscle whatsoever. In my 20s, I became more skinny fat and I can never forget the people that would hang rubbish on me for the physique...

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Rant: The Truth About Getting A Six Pack

The truth about getting a six pack in my own raw, unedited words. Take this from someone that has abs but also, has no vested interested in selling you anything... except the truth. You need to do two things: you must reduce your overall body fat percentage. If you...

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Why My Family Don’t Know I Compete

So my family do not know that I am a fitness model competitor. Sounds shocking? Not really... I explain the history of how I managed to get through life not having very supportive family. Rather, very negative family members. And why they have no idea that I am...

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Love The Weight Loss Journey

It's all about the journey. Always. Forever. Once you get what I say in this audio, you've won. I share why it is important to marry the journey and not the destination. I share my experience as a fitness model competitor that can spend 3-4 months getting ready for...

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What Is Your Fitness Legacy?

What is your fitness legacy? How do you want to be remembered? What lasting impression do you want people to have of you when your time is up? Don't pass up this area of your life. Create a fitness legacy. In this audio podcast, I provide context for such legacy....

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Excuse #1: I don’t have the time

In this episode, I give a clear perspective on one of the top excuses people have when it comes to losing weight, or any kind of body transformation program. I don't have the time! I give this argument context and share my story of how I broke through this very excuse...

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How To Get Off The Couch

In this audio podcast, I discuss how I went from being on the couch watching TV shows and movies, to training 5-6 days per week. I explain the process of "getting off the couch" and into the "gym environment" as one that is a gradual one where, as humans, begin to...

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Lack Of Coaching Support & Binge Eating Brownies

In another brutally honest podcast, I discuss the feelings of loneliness striking me once again. This feeling has swept over me during the Easter period. A time of the year where families and mates get together and enjoy food. As a fitness model competitor that is 20...

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The Ultimate Detox: Your Peer Group

In this podcast, I discuss the impact your peer group has on your ability to start or continue with a body transformation program. This is a powerfully raw podcast. If you have not been successful with losing weight, you need to take a good hard look at the people...

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Social Isolation As A Fitness Model Competitor

In this podcast, I discuss some of the biggest downsides of being a fitness model competitor which nobody wants to talk about. Loneliness. Social isolation and at times, social rejection. I discuss how fitness model competitors rarely drink, rarely go to restaurants,...

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I Conquered A Horrible Day

In this podcast, I share one of the worst days in my contest prep journey (and how I turned it around.) Subscribe if you like what I have to say. If you enjoyed this podcast, please leave a review for me over at iTunes! It seriously motivates me to keep helping people...

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Carbonated Water: My New Weight Loss Hero

In this podcast, I discuss some of the science and my own anecdotal experience (n=1) of how carbonated water is helping me with indirect fat loss for my next fitness model competition. I discuss all of the science behind the health benefits of carbonated water but,...

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