51 episodes

The busy professionals' one stop shop for all things lifting, mindset and nutrition. Rob and Ben both work in busy professional careers in London, and over the last 10 years have balanced their professional development with training, starting a business and competing in natural bodybuilding. They've learned that the fitness industry often overcomplicates things, making you feel like you have to live the life of a sober monk in order to stay lean or get stronger. Not true. This podcast shares tips, tricks and the mistakes that they've made along the way to help busy people nail their work, social life and training without becoming a slave to the gym.



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The Working Professionals' Fitness Radio - GramFitness Rob Graham & Ben Davidson

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

The busy professionals' one stop shop for all things lifting, mindset and nutrition. Rob and Ben both work in busy professional careers in London, and over the last 10 years have balanced their professional development with training, starting a business and competing in natural bodybuilding. They've learned that the fitness industry often overcomplicates things, making you feel like you have to live the life of a sober monk in order to stay lean or get stronger. Not true. This podcast shares tips, tricks and the mistakes that they've made along the way to help busy people nail their work, social life and training without becoming a slave to the gym.



Let us know what you think: admin@gramfitness.com

    51 - Is CrossFit The Answer?

    51 - Is CrossFit The Answer?

    Today Rob and Ben discuss the top secret training method THEY don't want you to know about...



    That's right, CrossFit!

    We tried to be as objective as possible hear (coming from the perspective of a bodybuilder and a powerlifter I'm not sure how successful that is). Expect to hear about: 





    What is crossfit?

    Why you might want to do crossfit

    Why you might not want to do crossfit

    Pros and Cons of the approach 

    Who it might work work





    Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us...







    Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoachingInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_gramfitnessE-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

    • 40 min
    50 - Stress Free Eating Out

    50 - Stress Free Eating Out

    Today Rob and Ben share their best tips on eating out, stress free. 



    Everyone has probably been there where you get invited out to a meal and your first thought is "how the hell can I fit this into my overall calories?!" 



    Don't fear, the clear actionable tips shared in this episode will help busy professionals overcome exactly that challenge. Expect to hear about: 



    How to avoid the fuck it approach

    Check out the menu before hand

    Front load your protein and veggie intake

    Drink pint of water or diet coke straight away

    Protein shake just before 

    Pick a lean protein source

    Ask for sauces on the side 





    Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us...







    Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoachingInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_gramfitnessE-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

    • 30 min
    49 - What Do Online Coaches Do?

    49 - What Do Online Coaches Do?

    Today Rob and Ben share their experience of being coached, and coaching people! We go through what an online coach does, and this differs from the traditional in-person model. Overall, if you are going to get an online coach, please make sure you pick someone who resonates with you, can take your overall context into account and provides you with the right level of accountability! Expect to hear about: 







    What a coach did prior to post the pandemic

    The difference vs an in-person personal trainer 

    Perception vs reality 

    Difference to fitting the traditional PT model online 

    Importance of context & wider lifestyle factors 

    Providing accountability & structure





    Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us...







    Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoachingInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_gramfitnessE-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

    • 35 min
    48 - Coaching and Progress with Brad Loomis

    48 - Coaching and Progress with Brad Loomis

    Today we had a fantastic discussion with Brad Loomis from 3DMJ. Brad is an OG of the online coaching world, and we've been following 3DMJ for about ten years as the gold standard of evidence based natural bodybuilding information. We really enjoyed talking to Brad about a wide variety of topics, ranging from how he feels the fitness and coaching industry will evolve, what you can learn from high level athletes, to his personal coaching mantra: 





    The balance of science and anecdote 

    How the type of clients that have been served evolved 

    The benefits of longer term coaching

    How Brad's coaching style has evolved over time

    Managing expectations 

    Habits and behaviours from top athletes that you can learn from 

    The importance of being boring 

    How is the fitness industry evolving 







    Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us...







    Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoachingInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_gramfitnessE-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

    47 - The Fitness Menopause

    47 - The Fitness Menopause

    Today we discuss the fitness menopause. Are you going through a period where you are not exited about your training? Feeling like you are just going through the motions in the gym? You could be experiencing the fitness menopause. Most people I know got into the gym to either 1) Get bigger muscles, or 2) Lose body fat. When those two things start to stagnate, what do you do? Expect to hear about: 



    How we define the fitness menopause 

    Why Parkinsons's Law always comes into play

    Skills acquisition over aesthetics  

    Where we are at in our fitness journeys 

    The problem with bodybuilding training 

    Importance of achievable goals 

    Why you need to think about what you enjoyed as a kid









    Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us...







    Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoachingInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_gramfitnessE-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

    • 43 min
    46 - How to Know When You're Doing Too Much

    46 - How to Know When You're Doing Too Much

    Today we discuss how to know when you are doing too much. Specifically, we talk about how to know when you are doing too much volume in the gym, or even outside of the gym. You will see instagram influencers who are going at the weights and cardio like a bat out of hell. You follow that approach and then the next day you feel like you've been in a car crash. How do you know when enough is enough? Expect to hear about: 



    Mistakes we've made

    The race to the bottom

    Red flags that show you are doing too much 

    How to address the red flags 

    Focussing on simple variables and squeeze the lemon 









    Join the discussion with us and other like minded listeners in the episode comments on the GramFitness YouTube Channel or message us...







    Website: https://gramfitness.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GramFitnessCoachingInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gramfitnesscoaching/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ben_gramfitnessE-mail: admin@gramfitness.com

    • 36 min

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