19 episodes

Confidence comes from knowledge, achievement and repetition but first we need to talk about the things to get the knowledge.
Each week I discuss a multitude of elements, all of which contribute to our overall confidence.
Mentality, training, nutrition, masculinity, vulnerability, relationships and mindset.
Most of the topics come as direct questions from followers of my Instagram account, so if you have a topic or question you would like to discuss follow @david.birtwistle and let me know.

Coaching Confidence David Birtwistle

    • Health & Fitness

Confidence comes from knowledge, achievement and repetition but first we need to talk about the things to get the knowledge.
Each week I discuss a multitude of elements, all of which contribute to our overall confidence.
Mentality, training, nutrition, masculinity, vulnerability, relationships and mindset.
Most of the topics come as direct questions from followers of my Instagram account, so if you have a topic or question you would like to discuss follow @david.birtwistle and let me know.

    Ep.19 - Ben Bidwell challenges masculinity and how we can remove our masks to be happier

    Ep.19 - Ben Bidwell challenges masculinity and how we can remove our masks to be happier

    Questions

    1) What caused you to start looking and challenging masculinity?

    2) What is masculinity to you?

    3) What are the problems faced by men today?

    4) What masks did you wear and what about now?

    5) Do men have to be perfect?

    6) What do you do to become less worried by the stereotype of men?

    7) What kind of man succeeds today?

    8) What would you say to the typical guy who was raised in the 80's masculinity?

    9) How do you think this change effects relationships and society as a whole?



    Check out Ben on instagram @thenakedprofessor

    Get your questions in for future episodes by hitting me up on instagram @david.birtwistle

    If youre looking for Online Coaching, check out my website for more info

    • 58 min
    Ep.18 - Why ego is the enemy to success PLUS how to admit to food binges and why

    Ep.18 - Why ego is the enemy to success PLUS how to admit to food binges and why

    Todays episode covers 3 questions from each area of discussion; Training, Mindset & Nutrition  

    Nutrition  

    How to avoid getting fat at christmas 

    Which is the best approach to food for you 

    Why you're not losing weight while eating healthy  

    Training  

    How you should train in winter to get the best results 

    How often should you be going all out in training 

    Is overtraining an issue  

    Mindset  

    Is it cheating to sell a photo of your feet to a stranger?  

    Why you should always admit to binging on food and how to do it  

    Why ego is the enemy of your success   

    All these questions came in from the people who follow me on instagram @david.birtwistle  

    If you want your questions answered then follow me and slide into that DM.  

    Please be a legend and leave a 5* review to help grow this podcast to reach more people.  

    If you're looking for more personalised information then feel free to check out my website

    • 59 min
    Ep.17 - I had a milkshake poured over my head at 13 by a bully at school

    Ep.17 - I had a milkshake poured over my head at 13 by a bully at school

    Todays episode covers 3 questions from each area of discussion; Training, Mindset & Nutrition

    Nutrition

    Why we should make small changes to our diet and not big ones

    Can you eat Mcdonalds and lose fat at the same time

    Is fruit what's stopping you from losing fat?

    Training

    How to get the most out of lifting weights

    The effect of having sex on back pain

    Why ego lifting is for losers

    Mindset

    The time i had a milkshake poured over my head by a bully

    How to be confident enough to choose a career

    Why men struggle to understand their emotions and how they can benefit from talking more openly



    All these questions came in from the people who follow me on instagram @david.birtwistle

    If you want your questions answered then follow me and slide into that DM.

    Please be a legend and leave a 5* review to help grow this podcast to reach more people.

    If you're looking for more personalised information then feel free to check out my website

    • 56 min
    Ep. 16 - Game Changers documentary review | Design your life not your job | Is HIIT for you?

    Ep. 16 - Game Changers documentary review | Design your life not your job | Is HIIT for you?

    Todays episode covers 3 questions from each area of discussion; Training, Mindset & Nutrition



    Nutrition

    My thoughts on the new pro vegan documentary "Game Changers"

    How much protein you should be eating to build muscle

    How big and long should your surplus be?

    Training

    How to return to training after an injury

    Is it possible to build muscle while cycling every day

    Is HIIT the best way to train for the general population

    Mindset

    Getting through the 25 hour RedBull TimeLaps cycle race

    Lifestyle by design and planning for the future

    How to break a habit. How i stopped drinking.



    All these questions came in from the people who follow me on instagram @david.birtwistle

    If you want your questions answered then follow me and slide into that DM.

    Please be a legend and leave a 5* review to help grow this podcast to reach more people.

    If you're looking for more personalised information then feel free to check out my website

    • 59 min
    Ep.15 - Khan Porter talks Crossfit, mental health and emotional awareness

    Ep.15 - Khan Porter talks Crossfit, mental health and emotional awareness

    Questions

    1) What does it take to be a crossfit games athlete?

    2) Is it better to do crossfit or bodybuilding for general training?

    3) Best advice for gym newbies

    4) Is chicken and rice the best way to get in shape?

    5) Is there a definition of a healthy diet?

    6) What diet does he follow specifically?

    7) What is his definition of mental health

    8) Khans mindfulness practices

    9) Toxic habits in a relationship

    • 56 min
    Ep.14 - Broken back to Berlin Marathon with Ben Tansley

    Ep.14 - Broken back to Berlin Marathon with Ben Tansley

    This is the first episode with a guest and it is all sorts of inspiring!



    Ben broke his back in a motorcycle accident 2 years ago but that's not stopping him from completing the Berlin Marathon and inspiring thousands of people in the process.



    We discuss:

    How does being paralysed effect your confidence

    Has his masculinity been effected by the accident

    Is it possible to go raving in ibiza in a wheelchair

    What drives him to constantly seek harder and harder challenges

    What challenges has he got planned for the future



    Check him out on instagram @tano_hg



    If you liked this episode please leave a 5* review and comment, it's much appreciated

    Follow me on instagram @david.birtwistle

    • 55 min

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