James is an online entrepreneur, health and sleep expert and former ESPN, Sky Sports News and Celebrity Interviewer based in Venice Beach California.
Over the years, he has interviewed some of the top stars and celebrities on the planet; everyone from Brad Pitt and Will Smith to Kobe Bryant and David Beckham. During or after every interview he would always ask them about their favourite success habit. Some of their answers are worth their weight in gold!
This episode goes everywhere from strategies for giving up alcohol (or whatever your personal vice) and training with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Gold’s Gym to not judging yourself in romantic relationships (James’s advice to me personally) and blocking blue light at night to improve your sleep quality. This is a real ebb and flow episode. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed recording it.
I think I need to do a separate introduction as I get super heated on the mental health issue at the end of this episode. I’ve had my own issues in this area and I’m purely speaking from my own experience, but I the intensity level is very high here so just warning you in advance if you’re listening to this in public.
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Karl is the leading fitness expert on RTE 1’s Operation Transformation and is one of Ireland’s top personal training transformation specialists.
Today we talked about everything from cultivating the skills and knowledge to thriving in the fitness industry to taking the first steps with any goal, even if you have no idea where the path leads. Karl’s positive mindset is infectious! I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did.
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(Side note from Brian: I got a bit fired up on this one so apologies for the excessive swearing if you’re listening to this one in public).
Personally, I think the best diet is one that fits into your lifestyle and schedule, that includes foods that you enjoy and is in alignment with your specific goals. However, there are some diets that work better for certain people than others so I’ve used today’s episode to go through some of the pros and cons of the most popular diets at the minute. I hope you enjoy it.
Be sure to comment on my Instagram wall if you’re currently following one of these diets or plan to in the near future.
This episode is for any who works 1:1 as a personal trainer or wants to move their business online and how to do that. I’ve also discussed questions to ask yourself if you’re considering going into the fitness industry from school and college or anyone looking to have a fitness service, product or business as their ‘side hustle’. Everything below really applies to any business but I’ve used fitness as the example in most cases, so I hope it helps.