The Coached By Dan Podcast

The Coached By Dan Podcast

By Dan
Welcome to The Coached By Dan Podcast!

My name is Dan Rees and I'm an online coach and personal trainer based in Dublin, Ireland. This podcast is designed for absolutely anybody with a love for health and fitness. If you're a gym goer, someone who simply wants to get in shape, a client of mine or even a personal trainer, there will be something in here for you to learn from!

Your health is the only thing between you and your greatest potential. The goal is the podcast is to not leave you in the shape of your life, but to change your mindset towards fitness to achieve every goal set.
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#24 Adam Kelly & Aled James - 3 PT's Chat Sh*t
This week was a first for the podcast bring one 2 guests - Adam Kelly and Aled James. The 2 lads are PT's, one based here in Ireland (Adam), and one based over in London (Aled). In this episode we discuss Instagram pages trying to discredit personal trainers, programming and a few other subjects I can't entirely remember off the tip of my tongue... All I can say is that I've never laughed so much in one podcast recording and I'd advise you give it a good listen if you've a spare hour today! If you want to check the lads out @adam_kelly_fitness @aledjames918 And of course @coachedbydan Any coaching inquiries - www.coachedbydan.com 
57:51
August 7, 2020
#23 Eoin Dobbin - Building Habits, Growth Mindset & How They Can Enhance Your Results
This week, I'd the pleasure of speaking with Galway based online coach Eoin Dobbin. I got to know Eoin over lockdown purely through social media, and we're two coaches who share similar values and approaches when it comes to dealing with our clients. Eoin is great for all things mindset related, and we go into some detail on the value good habits, having a growth mindset and being more process oriented brings when working towards any sort of goal! If you want to see more of Eoin's stuff - @eoindobbin.pt on Instagram Any coaching inquiries with myself, head over to www.coachedbydan.com or dm me @coachedbydan
47:53
July 31, 2020
#22 Rian Clancy - Q&A: Gym Confidence, Social Media Ego, Fat Loss Challenges
This week, I got Rian back on the podcast for a Q&A! I've never recorded a podcast where personality has come through so much, so you're in for a great episode! We took to Instagram to get questions from you guys to answer! In the podcast, we answer questions such as - Is there an large sense of ego among PT's on social media, how the gym builds confidence and our thoughts on 8-12 week fat challenges. We do touch into more questions, but you'll have to listen to find out! If you'd like to give Rian a follow, you can find him on Instagram @rianclancycoaching For any Online Coaching inquiries, head over to www.coachedbydan.com or message me on instagram @coachedbydan
54:21
July 24, 2020
#21 Fat Loss Fallacies
This week - We discuss 5 myths surrounding fat loss that are widely thought to be true. Fat loss is a market business prey on and will often capitalize of insecurities. People want results yesterday, and due to people wanting quick results, these fallacies make their ways around pretty damn quick and leave so many frustrated and curious as to why they have seen no progress. As always, thank you for the support! Any questions on anything mentioned in the podcast, let me know! Any online coaching inquiries - Head over to www.coachedbydan.com
28:16
July 17, 2020
#20 Why Won't You Achieve ANY Of Your Goals?
This week, I discuss the reality behind what is stopping you achieving and and all fitness goals you set yourself. The reality is, having something you want to achieve is important to have very clear - But what's holding you back is stopping your from EVER achieving them. In this podcast, I establish the things you NEED to start doing to actually see progress towards literally ANY goals you set yourself! IG: @coachedbydan EMAIL: danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com FACEBOOK: Coached By Dan Private Group COACHING INQUIRIES: www.coachedbydan.com
37:04
July 10, 2020
#19 The Fat Loss Mindset Podcast
This week I took the podcast solo to explain 5 key steps I like to take when looking to lose bodyfat myself and how I help clients go about it. I hosted a webinar 2 months ago going over this topic, so to some of you, this may seem a bit familiar. I thought the contents of that webinar were too valuable to be left there, so I wanted to share it somewhere where everybody could access to it! In this episode, we discuss 5 steps to change your mindset towards fat loss, and following each step, I set you challenges. These challenges are designed to make you mega aware of what it is you need to take action on NOW, to make it crystal clear where to focus your time and energy to see the results YOU want! This isn't a 5 step quick fix promise - It will require hard work, this is just to clear the fog. Any questions on the podcast or any coaching inquiries - www.coachedbydan.com
26:42
July 3, 2020
#18 Eoghan Flanagan - Taking Action & Being Happy
This week I am chatting to a good friend and online client of mine, Eoghan Flanagan. Eoghan and I started working together in January 2019, 18 months ago. Since then, not only have I seen Eoghan's body transform, but his mindset and life too. If there is one thing I preach, it's the important of taking action, and it's something I drill time and time again into my clients. What Eoghan has gotten out of it is incredible, and is the highlight of this podcast! People are so afraid of taking risk and taking action that they simply settle for "enough". Eoghan's story shows how going above and beyond, taking action towards what you truly want and prioritizing your happiness are some of the most important decisions you can make! To find Eoghan, you can follow him on Instagram @eoghans_elite Any coaching inquiries with myself - www.coachedbydan.com
43:55
June 26, 2020
#17 Karen Polley - How Dublin's Biggest Gym Plans To Reopen Post Covid19
This week I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Karen Polley, the group operations director at Westwood club's, one of Dublin's largest chain of gyms and health clubs. In this 30 minute episode, we discuss how we felt when gyms had to shut their doors, what the gyms main struggles have been during lock down, how Westwood plans on reopening come July 20th, the behavioral differences in staff and members as a result of the pandemic and so much more! This episode should provide you with more clarity as to what to expect July 20th when Westwood and other gyms reopen. This episode was amazing to record and gives so much enlightenment as to what to expect come July 20th. If you have any questions regarding the podcast, you can contact me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com or follow me on Instagram @coachedbydan Enjoy this week's episode!
28:29
June 19, 2020
#16 Leaving Lockdown & How It May Effect Your Fitness Goals
With the recent lifting of restrictions following the 5, now 4 phase plan to come out of lockdown here in Ireland, gyms have been scheduled to open July 20th. So, what does this mean for you? Going back to work, getting back to normality after just settling into this new norm can be a little daunting. In this week's episode of the podcast, I break down what this all means for YOU and YOUR health and fitness goals. We look at what may happen with gyms reopening and what we may expect, and how to ensure your nutrition, sleep and all other important health markers are kept in tip top shape, despite this gradual move back to normality. Any questions on the contents of this podcast, please don't hesitate to get in touch. For all online coaching inquiries, go to www.coachedbydan.com or email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com
47:15
June 12, 2020
#15 Jake Beirne - Adapting To Covid19 As A Personal Trainer
In this week's podcast, I spoke with personal trainer and now online coach, Jake Beirne. Jake is a one to one personal trainer that offers 1-1 coaching, group training and as of the Covid19 pandemic and the closing of gyms across the country, an online coach. The transfer isn't easy, but after getting systems and everything needed in place to coach online, Jake is now fully up and running online and continuing to serve his clients online. Jake has been a coach far longer than myself, however with my experience online for just over 2 years, and Jake's experience one to one and successfully moving online, we discuss what has worked for us and what will work for you as a coach in order to ADAPT to the current situation among the Covid19 pandemic to help you THRIVE and to help you to continue to deliver your coaching, despite now gyms being open! If you'd like to follow Jake, you can find him on Instagram @jakebeirne or head over to www.jakebeirnefitness.ie For any online coaching inquiries with myself, head over to www.coachedbydan.com
1:07:18
June 5, 2020
#14 Barry McGuire - What All Fat Loss Diets Have In Common
This week, I'm speaking with Irish Online Coach Barry McGuire about "fat loss diets". We discuss what they are, the common principle they all have in common, why they may be extremely unsustainable and, of course, how to create your own diet that is not just sustainable, but that you can actually enjoy! If you'd like to learn more about Barry and what he does, check him out on Instagram @barrymcguire.fitness For any coaching inquiries with myself, head over to www.coachedbydan.com or email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com
57:30
May 29, 2020
#13 Holly Davage - Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle With A Full Time Job
This week, I spoke with Online Coach, MNU certified nutritionist and Irish bikini competitor Holly Davage on different methods you can implement into your day to day life to ensure you maintain a healthy lifestyle while working full time. It's an issue that can be found in most people and work can easily find a way to interfere with training, nutrition, sleep and anything that surrounds the topic of a healthy lifestyle If you'd like to learn more about what Holly does, you can find her on Instagram @hollydavage Any Online Coaching Inquiries with myself, head over to www.coachedbydan.com or email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com
48:37
May 22, 2020
#12 Rian Clancy - 6 Things We Wish We Knew When We Started In The Gym
This week, we speak with Rian Clancy about 6 things we wish we had known when we started training in the gym all those years ago. The gym is a pretty scary place when you first walk in. It's a brand new environment and you don't know what you're doing.  In this episode, we go through 6 things we wish we had known back then that would have helped us and WILL help you get started in the gym! Rian is an online coach and personal trainer from Limerick. If you'd like to get in touch with Rian for any coaching inquiries, you can follow him @rian.clancy on Instagram or email him at coachrianclancy@gmail.com For any coaching inquiries with myself, you can inquire at www.coachedbydan.com or email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com. Don't forget to follow me on Instagram and Twitter @coachedbydan
1:01:35
May 15, 2020
#11 Ricky Long - Fitness Post Covid19 & Classes
This week, I had the pleasure of chatting to a good friend of mine, Ricky Long. This week, we discuss a side to my fitness career I never really bring up, and that is group fitness and classes. Ricky is a fellow Online Coach and does work with Les Mills. We had planned to touch mainly on group fitness and it's place within the fitness industry, however we got side tracked and ended up speaking a great amount about what we feel may happen to the fitness industry as a result of the covid19 pandemic. If you would like to work or get in touch with Ricky, you can find him on every social media platform @rickylong42! Any inquires for online coaching with myself, head over to www.coachedbydan.com or email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com
1:09:47
May 8, 2020
#10 Insecurities
This week, I touch on a slightly more personal topic I've not really brought to light in the past until recently enough. Being insecure is something everyone has experienced, is experiencing and will certainly experience in the future. This week - I've decided to talk about my former insecurities regarding how I looked and how I felt as a result. I've been both a little under weight and a little over weight and I can distinctly remember being at a low at these points as a result of these insecurities chipping away at me. In this episode I discuss these times, what caused them, how I overcame them and the importance of taking responsibility. If this episode struck a chord with you, I'd love to hear from you! Shoot me a message on instagram @coachedbydan or email at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com. Any online coaching inquiries, you can email me at the above email address or make an inquiry at www.coachedbydan.com
43:29
May 1, 2020
#9 Larry Doyle - Creating A Healthy Relationship With Your Diet
In this week's podcast, I'm chatting with personal trainer and online coach - Larry Doyle about the importance of actually eating foods you enjoy and how to create a healthy relationship with your diet. A few topics we touch on include focusing on not just the before and after, but the after after in regards to results, health and fitness and planning to create a diet you can sustain not just for your short term goals, but for the years to come. If you would like to learn more about Larry and what he offers, you can find him on Instagram @larry_doyle_coaching or head over to www.larrydoylecoaching.ie For all online coaching inquiries, head over to www.coachedbydan.com
44:41
April 24, 2020
#8 Alex Plamadeala - Mindset: The Overlooked Side Of Fitness
This week, I had the pleasure of chatting to Alex Plamadeala. Alex is a good friend of mine I've know for the last 4 or so years. Followed him on Instagram and met him in UCD during my brief time in college! After graduating from college and finishing an internship in Microsoft, Alex decided to set up his own online coaching business - Fat Loss Forever. Alex's style of coaching is incredible and focuses on the mindset and it's importance behind people's goals. In this episode of the podcast, we dive into the importance the role of mindset plays in regards to all health and fitness goals - particularly fat loss in this episode. If you would like to learn more about Alex and inquire about his services, you can find him on Instagram at @alexplamadeala_ If you would like to learn more about my online coaching services, head over to www.coachedbydan.com or email me - danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com Register for my FREE webinar "The Habits and Mindset needed to achieve any health and fitness goal successfully (April 17th 2020 - 4:30PM) https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1PJ2Vb9JR_GPHem8bHkhOQ
50:12
April 17, 2020
#7 Gary McGowan - Staying On Track During The Covid19 Pandemic
This week, we speak with Gary McGowan from Triage Method on different methods to help staying on track with your health and fitness goals during the Covid19 pandemic. We discuss how we are working with our clients to keep them progressing with gyms being closed, if building muscle is doable without the gym environment, how to deal with the psychological barriers hindering your home training, and whether or not we feel this pandemic will bring light to the population's valuing of their health and fitness. Gary is an online coach and co-owner of Triage Method. As a long time follower of Gary and his work, it was an absolute pleasure to have him on the podcast! His knowledge is incredible, and I believe his views on what we discussed in this week's podcast will be of serious benefit to everyone watching! If you would like to learn more about Gary and what he does, you can find him on Instagram and Twitter under @skinnygaz or @triagemethod. For any coaching inquiries with Gary, you can email him at gary@triagemethod.com or go to his website www.triagemethod.com My own contact details for coaching or simple following can be found below Instagram & Twitter - @coachedbydan. For online coaching inquiries go to www.coachedbydan.com or email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com
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April 10, 2020
#6 Karl O'Sullivan - Debunking Fitness Myths
This week, we talk with Karl O'Sullivan to debunk a number of fitness myths plaguing the fitness industry. Karl is a personal trainer and online coach from Dublin with incredible knowledge and experience in the field. We discuss myths such as; eating after 6pm, the anabolic window, if it's necessary to squeeze your glutes at the top of a squat or deadlift, old school bodybuilding coaches stuck in their ways, whether or not cardio kills your gains and if fat burning supplements work. You can find Karl on Instagram and TikTok @dramatickarl or you can email him at dramaticphysiques@gmail.com to learn more about what he does and how he can help you. Any queries regarding online coaching, you can contact me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com or on Instagram @coachedbydan
50:47
April 3, 2020
#5 Q&A - Staying In Shape Amidst The Covid19 Pandemic, Home Gyms & DOMs
This week, we took to Instagram and my email list for some questions to answer on this weeks podcast! I got a great variety of questions including the following; -Dietary change during the pandemic, what is needed? - My thoughts on spin classes to lose body fat.  -What are DOMs and how to get rid of them.  -How to always have a great gym session? -How to stop a fitness plan from being boring?  -How to keep an eye on lower back pain during home workouts. How to mix a fitness plan with limited equipment? As always, any questions on anything covered in this weeks podcast you can find me on the following platforms:  Instagram @coachedbydan Email: danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com Facebook: Coached By Dan Private Group Twitter: @coachedbydan
32:53
March 27, 2020
#4 Why You NEED To Prioritize SLEEP!
When it comes to dropping body fat, building muscle and improving your overall health, sleep is something that is highly overlooked. In the week's podcast, Dan talks about why it's so important to prioritize your sleep, the effects not doing so can have on your health and well being and how to fix it! Any inquiries for Online Coaching with Dan you can email at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com or message on instagram @coachedbydan  Enjoy this week's podcast! Share it all over social media if you enjoy!
25:24
March 20, 2020
#3 Coronavirus: How To Stop It Killing Your Progress
Coronavirus: How to stop it killing your progress. Today, Dan talks all about what needs to be done at these times to ensure progress continues to be made. For one to one PT inquiries in Westwood Leopardstown or Online Coaching inquiries, email me at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com or shoot me a dm on instagram @coachedbydan
09:48
March 16, 2020
#2 The Fat Loss Podcast
The single most common thing a personal trainer will hear in the gym is an issue regarding losing body fat. So many want to lose it, but that same number find it extremely difficult to achieve any means of progress. It's extremely frustrating so in this podcast, I have set several goal outcomes I want you to take from the 22 minute listen First of all, to understand the fundamentals behind fat loss: Energy balance, calories in vs out and your macronutrients. The second thing I wanted to focus on was the main issue people have regarding fat loss. The mental aspect. Having a genuine WANT to lose weight, having the right mindset going into a fat loss phase and strategies and lifestyle changes you need to implement for a happy, successful and most importantly, a sustainable fat loss.  As always, if you have any questions, you can contact me via email at danreespersonaltraining@gmail.com or shoot me a DM on instagram @coachedbydan I hope you enjoy episode 2 of the coached by Dan podcast, and if you have any inquiries for online coaching or personal training, don't hesitate to get in touch!
22:57
March 13, 2020
#1 An introduction - Welcome to The Coached By Dan Podcast
Welcome to The Coached By Dan Podcast!  In this episode I give a little introduction to myself, a little bit on my background as an online coach and personal trainer and how I got started. I run through the message I want to share throughout every podcast and what you should expect from the podcast! Feedback is always welcome so feel free to shoot me an email or contact me on one of my social media accounts!
18:44
March 7, 2020