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Ex-British Army soldier, Championship Natural Bodybuilder, top UK fitness model and leading body transformation coach Jamie Alderton joins us in the studio today.
His experience in diet and non-gym training regimes is rare and gets some serious results – if you’ve got it in you to take up the challenge. Jamie is passionate about training and nutrition habits as a means of invigorating your overall lifestyle. This straight talking motivator will seriously get you mentally and physically on game. Get on it.
[05:02] Introduction to Jamie Alderton.
[08:40] Why put on those weights?
[10:20] Having experienced it and being able to say to clients what is best.
[11:20] People are constantly given mixed messages.
[12:27] What was the hardest thing to get down to compete?
[15:20] Everyone has preference on body image. I enjoy the lifestyle.
[16:30] 7 years in the military. Shut up and just get on with it.
[17:25] Consistency. Success is showing up.
[22:50] In the fitness industry, people look at your knowledge.
[24:00] Body transformation coach.
[25:10] Getting to stage shape.
[26:35] Sort the men from the boys.
[27:57] What is the hardest part? Is it the cravings? the energy drops?
[28:15] Responsibility when you have a social media following.
[30:30] How do you deal with food cravings?
[31:40] What kind of body fat percentage are you playing with when going for competition, or photo shoot?
[33:00] A balanced aspect to fitness. You may want to look like that guy but you won’t want to feel like him.
[34:00] What I find for a client is how I can fit into their lifestyle.
[34:40] Getting the results and keeping the results.
[36:40] Emotional connection to results.
[39:00] Finding a nutrition plan that a client will stick to.
[39:50] Red button syndrome.
[40:30] You need to count your calories. You need to watch the macro ratios.
[45:00] Pinpointing something is evil when it’s to do with the dosage.
[46:25] Is there a way to look like you without doing the work?
[48:00] What is your go to meal?
[50:00] Performance Enhancing Drugs.
[53:30] Professional make it look easy and people don’t see the dedication.
[54:10] Steroids don’t equal success.
[55:50] Competitions is about challenging myself.
[58:40] The mind of a champion.
[1:00:50] The mind changes the way you lift.
[1:02:00] Fitness professional disagreeing with things.
[1:04:10] Compound movements.
[1:07:00] Training the legs.
[1:08:30] Tips on staying motivated.
[1:10:00] Can genetics be improved and change your body? Listening to your body.
[1:11:00] Time management.
[1:14:00] Vegan lifestyle
[1:15:40] How do you figure out what you wanted to do?
[1:17:00] Go and look at what you like on Facebook and what you don’t like.
[1:21:50] What you learnt running your own business.
[1:25:00] Morning routines.
[1:26:00] Peace and quiet in the morning.
[1:29:40] Being an entrepreneur doing what you love to do.
[1:30:25] Advice to the 20 year old self.
[1:31:50] Best advice business or personal.
[1:33:10] How do people get you?
[1:38:40] Change your mindset before you change your mind.