Busy Blokes Podcast

Busy Blokes Podcast

Are you a busy professional? Tune in on your way to work for health hacks that’ll have you feeling healthier and happier than ever. read less

EP 13: The Finale!
Oct 12 2022
EP 13: The Finale!
Batto kicks off the last episode (of season 1…) with his final weigh-in of this 13-week process, and details his “Top 5 Tips” and “Top 5 Feels” for these last 3-months. We then answer 9 listener questions ranging from intermittent fasting to our opinion of Shrek vs Shrek 2, then Christian smacks you in the chops with his final golden nugget of wisdom! Introduction: Batto updates us on his Good, Better, Best goal progress and his plans for the future (0:00-6:05)"Batto’s Top 5 Feels": Batto details the best things about this journey that he’s experienced and noticed within himself (6:05-15:26)“Batto’s Top 5 Tips”: Batto jumps into his top 5 tips for anyone else out there who’s thinking about, starting, or in the midst of their own journey (15:26-23:19)Q1: "Jake, have you noticed any difference in how much you crave your ‘trigger foods’ now?” (23:19-26:55)Q2: "Christian, has it been hard coaching a friend?” (26:55-31:18)Q3: "What’s something you’ve both gained from the podcast that you weren’t expecting?” (31:18-34:51)Q4: "Is intermittent fasting to reduce calorie intake bad? I know you don’t love it Christian, but I find the short period of being hungry much easier than constantly watching what I eat to reduce my calories. Any down sides?” (34:51-38:39)Q5: "Is intermittent fasting in the morning better than eating a big breaky, then less later on?” (38:39-40:13)Q6: "Which Shrek is the best Shrek (and why is it Shrek 2)?” (40:13-42:03)Q7: "What’s your favourite tattoo and does your mum like any of them yet?” (42:03-44:39)Q8: "Someone who is struggling with themselves, whether it be diet, not going to the gym, or mental struggle, what would be the FIRST thing you’d do to help yourself?” (44:39-49:04)Q9: "Will there be a season 2 of Busy Blokes?” (49:04-51:13)"Final Sign Off & Golden Nugget": Christian drops his final golden nugget (51:13-53:46) Book your FREE 15-minute health consult with Christian. Please tell us what you think about the show with this 5-minute survey! Follow us on Instagram @busyblokespodcast to stay up to date with the latest news, catch Christian on Instagram @healthcoachchristian , or check out his website www.healthcoachchristian.com
EP 12: Improve Your Mobility with These 8 Tips
Oct 5 2022
EP 12: Improve Your Mobility with These 8 Tips
Another little dip on the scales for Batto as he gives one of the portion control tips from last week a crack. We then discuss why we need to work on our mobility, with 8 super practical tips you can implement each day to improve how your body moves, recovers, and feels. Introduction: Batto has a go at one of the portion control tips from last week, but needs to re-evaluate his tactics (0:00-4:32)"Nitty Gritty": We define mobility in a few different ways, two fun tests you can do to test your mobility, and discuss the primary factors of vitality (4:32-10:47)"Down to Business": 8 practical tips to increase your mobility (10:47-36:13)"Q&A, Golden Nugget": Christian answers a question about being flexible (edit: although it may take months to radically improve your range of motion/mobility, you WILL feel positive effects after just a single session if done properly), then provides a golden nugget about warming up before exercise (36:13-42:00)   "The Sitting Rising Test"  "The Old Man Test" Follow-along mobility routines   Join Health Coach Christian’s private Facebook groups for more health tips, trainings, recipes, freebies, and more! If you’re a male, click here to join the male-only Facebook group. If you’re a female, click here to join the female-only Facebook group.   Follow us on Instagram @busyblokespodcast to stay up to date with the latest news, catch Christian on Instagram @healthcoachchristian , or check out his website www.healthcoachchristian.com
EP 11: 10 Weight Loss & Weight Gain Strategies
Sep 28 2022
EP 11: 10 Weight Loss & Weight Gain Strategies
Batto’s fitting into old clothes! Reaching an outside goal that he hadn’t mentioned on the podcast before. We then deep dive into how calories affect your weight, how much we should be consuming (plus the calculators that Christian uses with clients), and detail 10 weight loss and weight gain strategies. Introduction: Those jeans aren’t strangling Jake’s waist no more! He’s been receiving more compliments, feeling the love, and feeling good as well (0:00-4:26)"Nitty Gritty": Christian explains what calories are and how they affect weight gain and weight loss, what a kilojoule is (plus how to convert), how many calories you should be consuming each day, the magic number you should see on the scale each week (4:26-16:47)"Down to Business": 10 weight loss and weight gain strategies (16:47-37:14)"Golden Nugget": Batto explains how it took him quite a while to get a handle on his portion control, then Christian details what else you can focus on instead of just the scale number (37:14-42:26)   Mindful eating checklist Precision Nutrition Calorie Calculator James Smith Academy Macro Calculator   Join Health Coach Christian’s private Facebook groups for more health tips, trainings, recipes, freebies, and more! If you’re a male, click here to join the male-only Facebook group. If you’re a female, click here to join the female-only Facebook group.   Follow us on Instagram @busyblokespodcast to stay up to date with the latest news, catch Christian on Instagram @healthcoachchristian , or check out his website www.healthcoachchristian.com
EP 6: How to Boost Your Sleep Quality (Part 1 of 2)
Aug 24 2022
EP 6: How to Boost Your Sleep Quality (Part 1 of 2)
Batto struggles this last week, yet sees another dip on the scale due to controlling some of his healthy habits (and he’s even still drinking beers and eating burgers!). We then discuss the VITAL importance of getting high quality sleep, and exactly how you can hack your sleep environment as well as your sleep “timing” to boost your sleep to the next level. Introduction: Batto’s work schedule causes him to suffer a little, but the health hacks that he’s been putting in place have been working their magic (0:00-4:30)"Nitty Gritty": “Sleep is the most IDIOTIC aspect of our evolution”, what Game of Thrones has to do with sleep (SPOILER ALERT), the importance of getting high quality sleep (4:30-14:58)"Down to Business": The online quiz that determines your sleep “chronotype”, 6 simple ways to set up your perfect sleep environment (14:58-38:36)"Q&A, Golden Nugget": Christian answers a listener question about what to do if you have a late night out, then lulls Jake into a nice, deep sleep with a sedating nugget of wisdom (38:36-44:03) Click here to take “The Power of When Quiz” By no means necessary, but here are links to some of the resources discussed for those people who want to take their sleep quality a little further: Manta Sleep Mask, Chilipad, Oura Ring, Swanwick Sleep Glasses, Felix Gray Glasses, UVEX Blue Light Blocker Glasses Follow us on Instagram @busyblokespodcast to stay up to date with the latest news, and catch Christian on Instagram @healthcoachchristian