Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 29 - Guest Host Jack Curtis & Physiotherapist Ryan Duncan - Understanding Pain | Why the role of a good physiotherapist is so important | What’s happing during pain
Episode 29 of the Pioneer Performance Podcast is now available.
This is a guest episode from our Coach Jack Curtis and Physiotherapist Ryan Duncan!
So, no Irish tones today… but we promise they’ll be back!
On todays episode Jack discusses the topic of pain.
If you’ve been experiencing pain, this is a really great episode which may be able to give you a broader understanding as to why your receiving those signals and what you can do about them!
Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 28 - Clara Swedlund - Unraveling the layers behind negative emotions | Creating positive body image | Emotional attachments to nutrition & scale weight
This is a really valuable episode given the current climate, so if you have some time give it a listen!
On this weeks episode Neil had the pleasure of talking to Clara Swedlund. Clara is an Exercise psychologist, coach and a figure competitor.
With mental and physical health being a top priority at this time, we know you'll find this episode was hugely valuable.
Neil and Clara deep into topics ranging from:
- Unraveling the layers behind or negative emotions
- Positive and negative self talk
- Coping mechanisms during lockdown
- Creating a positive body image
- Emotional attachment to nutrition and the scales
- Staying on top of your mental health
- Whats the first thing you will do after lockdown?!
This was genuinely one of my favourite episodes so far and it couldn't have came at a more appropriate time. If you have 45 minutes please give it a listen right the way through and you will absolutely take something positive away!
If you like the episode please comment, like, share and of course subscribe to the podcast.
Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 27 - Ally Burdge - Elite vs Lifestyle Transformations | Individual Psychology | Habit Formation & Investing in Consistency
This week on the podcast Neil welcomed back Ally Burdge to talk specifically about elite transformations.
Firstly they discuss what they define as ‘elite transformations’ and what differentiates an elite transformation from a general lifestyle change.
Listen in as they delve deeper into:
- Sustainability and adherence
- The process: improvement season vs dieting
- Individual psychology
- Are you ready to diet for a show/shoot?
- What is holding you back from achieving high-level results
- Habit formation and investing in consistency
This is a great episode for anyone with a passion and willingness to make strides forward in their own physique development journey.
Please give it a listen, leave a review, and hit subscribe on apple podcasts!
Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 26 - Marc Armour - Building a business within the fitness industry | One to one vs Group Training | Balancing parenthood with training & business
In this weeks episode of the podcast Neil is joined by Marc Armour of M Powered Results Personal Training
Marc is one of Neil's longstanding friends and has been in the industry for nearly 7 years; initially starting out as a 1 to 1 coach before expanding and opening his own group training facility last year
Not only did Marc and Neil work side by side they also, lived, trained, and prepped together for many years. Listen to them recount some of old stories, experiences and lessons learned in the process... well at least the ones we could air....
They also delved into:
- How to adapt to training and coaching during the crisis
- Growing a successful brand and business
- The difference between 1 to 1 and group training
- Becoming a parent and switching priorities
- What were the best and worst bits about living together
- Prep horror stories
- Mindset and lessons learned from 7 years in coaching
- How will the fitness industry change after the pandemic
This is a fantastic episode between not only two fitness professionals but also two friends.
Please give it a listen, leave a review and hit subscribe on apple podcasts!
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Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 25 - Danni Bosworth - What lead Danni to becoming a stage competitor | Regaining weight and the improvement season | Training / Nutrition & the menstrual cycle
The Pioneer Podcast is back and this week we have a fantastic guest on.
Danni Bosworth a top online coach and high level Bikini competitor who we discuss all things female training, nutrition and mindset.
In this episode we get a female perspective on things and Danni talks very openly about her own experience when it comes to the mental challenges of dieting down, gaining weight and exactly what it takes to build a top class physique.
- Danni's journey to compete and lessons learnt
- Prep and mental health
- Regaining weight and investing in your improvement season
- Are you ready to compete?
- Training and the menstrual cycle?
- Bodybuilding and relationships
- Plus much more!
This is a must listen especially for females out there who are interested in taking their body to the next level!
Please give it a listen, leave a review and hit subscribe on apple podcasts!
Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 24 with Ally Burdge - Can intermediate/advanced lifter make progress with bands? | Male vs Female Prep | Underpinning training philosophies
In this weeks episode of the Podcast Neil is joined by one of the top online physique coaches in the Uk Ally Burdge.
Ally has a huge amount of knowledge when it comes to getting people to stage and photoshoot shape so this really is a must listen episode if you want to take your physique to the next level!
Amongst many other things the pair discuss:
- Can intermediate/ advanced lifters still progress with band workouts?
- Under pinning training philosophies
- The difference between male and female prep
- Post show mindset
- Recommendations for first time competitors
- 3 biggest annoyances in the fitness industry
- Future aspirations
This was another fantastic episode, a big thanks to Ally for sharing his wide variety of knowledge.
We hope you are all enjoying this step up in content creation and taking plenty from it.
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Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 23 with Steve Hall - How to set up, program and maximise your home training | The realties of prep | What was Neil like to coach?
In this special edition of the Pioneer Podcast your usual host Neil Rennie (pandemic PT) is joined by the special guest Steve Hall; founder of Revive stronger, podcaster, online coach, natural bodybuilder and possibly his biggest accolade..... the guy who coached Neil over the last 18 months.
In this specially recorded episode the pair delve into how to adapt and still achieve your goals during this current pandemic.
-How to set up, program and maximise your home training
-Setting up your nutrition
-Routine and dealing with isolation and anxiety
-What are Steves competition plans
-The realties of prep
-How to make your relationship survive prep
-WHY THE HELL do we still bodybuild
-What was Neil like to coach ?
-Future plans and aspirations
This was a great episode and one everyone will be able to take something from.
Check Steve out at Revive stronger on all socials, and make sure and follow Neil Rennie pandemic pt on all platforms.
Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 22 - Coronavirus | Competition Prep | Lessons learnt through misfortune
Welcome to episode 22 of the Pioneer Performance Podcast!
The Podcast has had close to 2500 downloads now which is incredible for our little side project, thank you all for listening.
In this episode we are diving right into what was (at the time...) the current situation with Neil's preparation for the stage.
If taking your training and body composition to the next level (or even to the stage!) is something which you've been thinking about then this episode is a must listen.
*Please note - this episode was recorded on the 19th of March2020, so we apologise if any of the information within it does not reflect the current pandemic situation/environment.
Pioneer Performance Podcast Episode 21 - The psychological challenges associated with competition | Dealing with weight gain & loss | Managing the risk vs reward with strength & low level body fat
Welcome to episode 21, this is our first episode of 2020 and it’s featuring our Host & Pioneer Coach Neil Rennie as well as Pioneers very own Thor/Viking Jack Curtis
This episode is really focused around the physicality’s of competition. Neil is currently preparing for a PCA body building competition and Jack is working towards a powerlifting meet with YNEPF
The pair cover the psychological challenges associated with needing to gain and lose weight in preparation for the main event, balancing health and also managing the risk to reward ratio in chasing extreme strength and very low levels of body fat
This is a fantastic episode and is set to be one of the best to date!