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STCfit head coaches Ben and Jason cover nutrition and training strategies for fat loss, physique development and strength performance. Stay in touch through @STCfit_Learning on Facebook and Instagram.
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Dec 19, 2019

Ep 81 is out on all your favourite platforms!

It's the final episode for 2019! We're taking a little 2 week break from podcasting over Christmas and the New Year. Speak to you in 2020!

This week's topics:
1. Chem trails, EMF, global warming... 7:09
2. Is it yours or your coach's fault? 27:40
3. Top ten fitness trends of 2019 32:32
4. Things Ben got angry at on IG 51:07
5. 2020 fitness trend predictions 1:04:34
6. Exciting things for STCfit in 2020 1:17:47

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Dec 12, 2019

Ep 80 is out on all your favourite platforms!

This week's topics:
1. Australian supplement regulation 7:44
2. Kai Greene's vegan e-book 17:40
3. One million outcomes by 2030 26:07
4. Why keto is the best diet 32:06
5. Lift-off recap / APU talk 47:38
6. Fitness is not all equal 55:31

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Dec 5, 2019

Ep 79 is out on all your favourite platforms!

This week's topics:
1. YoPro vs. Chobani review 1:20
2. Surplus using fats vs. carbs - Why? 10:30
3. Does your coach do more than
just count your calories and macros? 40:33
4. Set pass/fail goals to succeed 55:33

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Nov 28, 2019

Ep 78 is out on all your favourite platforms!

This week's topics:
1. How to eat & train while on holidays 9:43
2. How to not lose gains while away 31:14
3. Newbie VS. athlete mentality 46:18
4. How do you define progression? 1:07:14
5. The negative impact of alcohol 1:15:57

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Nov 21, 2019

Ep 77 is out on all your favourite platforms!

This week's topics:
1. Sometimes you can't educate everyone 4:49
2. APU Nationals recap & P.L. talk 12:35
3. Nutrition & training for females 39:40
4. Leanness and DOMS for diff. people 1:08:25
5. Managing high & low days (cals) 1:14:39

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Nov 7, 2019

Ep 76 is out on all your favourite platforms!

SYDNEY NUTRITION WORKSHOP:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-sydney-stcfit-learning-workshop-tickets-76707394883

This week's topics:
1. How you should warm-up and why 3:07
2. How long should PT sessions be? 30:16
3. Belts, wraps, sleeves... When / why? 43:56
4. Should training always be hard? 56:27
5. BB & PL prep at the same time? 1:06:00

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Oct 31, 2019

Ep 75 is out on all your favourite platforms!

SYDNEY NUTRITION WORKSHOP:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-sydney-stcfit-learning-workshop-tickets-76707394883

This week's topics:
1. How to deal with hardships 4:30
2. The way you talk about yourself 30:00
3. Your emotions toward nutrition 50:01
4. Should you be stronger every week? 1:00:54
5. Where are your priorities at? 1:09:01

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Oct 24, 2019

Ep 74 is out on all your favourite platforms!

SYDNEY NUTRITION WORKSHOP:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-sydney-stcfit-learning-workshop-tickets-76707394883

This week's topics:
1. Ben's comp: Lighter, leaner, stronger 11:39
2. The beauty / intricacy of powerlifting 23:28
3. The social aspects of competing 55:17
4. Approach to caffeine / arousal in prep & on comp day 1:02:53

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Oct 17, 2019

Ep 73 is out on all your favourite platforms!

SYDNEY NUTRITION WORKSHOP:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-sydney-stcfit-learning-workshop-tickets-76707394883

This week's topics:
1. The problem with studies / research 11:30
2. When information becomes identity 20:57
3. Get the most out of your coach 44:47
4. Why you need to film your lifts 59:51

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Oct 10, 2019

Ep 72 is out on all your favourite platforms!

This week's topics:
1. How to set and meet expectations 4:09
2. Reading studies vs. Applying principles 32:44
3. Reverse dieting - How and why? 49:30

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Oct 3, 2019

Ep 71 is out on all your favourite platforms!

NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMMING WORKSHOP:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-stc…

This week's topics:
1. Why is protein so damn important? 1:26
2. Why carbs are "protein sparing" 18:21
3. Effects of water on your weight 26:55
4. The role of fats in your diet 43:45
5. Performance enhancing drugs? 52:01

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Sep 26, 2019

Ep 70 is out on all your favourite platforms!

NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMMING WORKSHOP:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-stcfit-learning-workshop-tickets-72046702627

This week's topics:
1. Sometimes you can't beat experience 6:25
2. How should you approach 'NEAT'? 21:46
3. The harsh truth behind genetics, metabolism, food volume & gut health 42:22

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Sep 22, 2019

Ep 69 is out on all your favourite platforms!

NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMMING WORKSHOP:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nutritional-programming-stcfit-learning-workshop-tickets-72046702627

This week's topics:
1. Weight gain - Pros, cons... lifespan? 1:34
2. Does competing get you business? 34:26
3. Does scale weight really matter? 53:11
4. How important is a uni degree? 1:02:28
5. Is the industry actually improving? 1:18:44

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Aug 12, 2019

Ep 68 is out on all your favourite platforms!

This week's topics:
1. What Ben & Jason have been up to 3:05
2. Highest & lowest moments as a PT 20:22
3. How & why STCfit came about 51:01
4. The "vanity" of bodybuilding 1:10:26
5. How much does genetics matter? 1:23:57
6. The principles will never change 1:30:46

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Jul 21, 2019

This week's special featured guest is Flex Success coach Dalton Franke!

Instagram.com/DaltonFranke
FlexSuccess.com.au

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Treating some clients differently 28:58
2. Markers of "health" you should use 34:32
3. What are you willing to sacrifice? 50:01
4. Processed food... Good, bad, ugly? 1:01:20
5. When to use which diet? 1:07:56

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Jul 14, 2019

Ep 66 is out on all your favourite platforms!

Get your ticket to our programming workshop:
https://www.facebook.com/events/942637622780646/

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Why you should have a program 7:29
2. What impacts your recovery? 18:38
3. Volume / frequency considerations 24:10
4. Periodising - Micros, mesos, macros 51:55

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Jul 7, 2019

This week's special featured guest is powerlifting coach and gym owner Thomas Lilley!

Instagram.com/TomBro7
ZeroW.com.au
PeakSpeak.podbean.com

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. The subjectiveness of the industr 8:09
2. How PL & BB can mix and match 18:55
3. Getting into powerlifting isn't scary 31:20
4. The standards of strength in PL 43:43

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Jun 30, 2019

This week's special featured guest is Flex Success coach Shannon Beer!

Instagram.com/ShannonBeer_
FlexSuccess.com.au

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. The life of a full-time online coach 4:05
2. Nutrition approaches for beginners 14:48
3. How food companies control you 27:44
4. What is "informed" eating? 34:01
5. The psychological side of dieting 44:30

Available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube & all your favourite podcasting apps.

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment.

Jun 14, 2019

Ep 63 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Comparing gym lifts to comp lifts 10:43
2. Bodybuilding peaking - How & why 24:28
3. When to say no / ask for help 41:10
4. Ben's powerlifting prep approach 49:07

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

Jun 7, 2019

Ep 62 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Would good deeds still be done without
social media? 10:30
2. Does steps equate to cardio? 18:15
3. PTs that make clients lift for IG 25:41
4. What do clients look for in a PT? 40:28
5. Is the fitness industry f*cked? 52:38

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

Jun 1, 2019

Ep 61 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Squats don't have to be scary 8:14
2. Don't forget clients' goals 21:59
3. Does squat depth matter? 36:24
4. Squat variations / progressions 47:03
5. Novice vs. intermediate squatters 1:08:38

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

May 25, 2019

Ep 60 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Does the anabolic window exist? 4:13
2. How much should your surplus be? 21:19
3. Do experts need to look the part? 34:59
4. Gain muscle while losing body fat? 48:43
5. Resuming training after time off 52:16
6. Getting good "plant-based" results 59:56

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

May 20, 2019

Ep 59 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. You won't know if you don't ask 2:34
2. How to get a good night's sleep 12:30
3. Sympathetic vs. parasympathetic 36:31

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

May 4, 2019

Ep 58 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. Do pineapples belong on pizza? 1:00
2. Ben / Jason's training updates 16:59
3. Dumb sh*t that powerlifters and bodybuilders do 24:55
4. Pros and cons of every diet 49:36

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

Apr 27, 2019

Ep 57 is out on all your favourite platforms!

THIS WEEK'S TOPICS:
1. How to become good & last as a PT 4:20
2. Scaling your business & knowledge 25:34
3. Backing & selling your own value 44:50
4. Biochem... Nutrition... What's needed?
5. The ability to think critically 1:29:00

As always, if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to drop a comment. Happy listening, team!

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