Did you realise that music can have a direct impact on your physical, mental and spiritual health?
In this episode I interview a very special guest Bill Protzmann. Bill has devoted his life to music and has harnessed his love for it as entertainment and therapy to help others. He coined the term 'Music Care' and has used music as medicine to help people suffering with varying conditions and illnesses. Which include: Alzheimer's, PTSD, Alcoholism, drug addictions, stress, physical and emotional injuries plus many more.
What is even more powerful is that Bill has used the healing powers of music on himself, to help with his own conditions which include depression and schizophrenia.
Common issues that people are dealing with
How music can be used as a tool to improve health
Some of the major benefits music can have on health
What types of music, vibrations and frequencies can be most beneficial
When and how music can be used in a negative way and how to make sure that doesn't happen
Plus much more!
We also have a surprise for you to finish the show, so make sure you listen all the way to the end!
In this episode I speak to an old friend, Chris Bailey, owner of Bailey Image. Chris is a fitness photographer and has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Eddie Hall, Ashley Horner and Justin Gonzalez. Chris has done photography work for big brands including Gym Shark and PHD Nutrition. He has been an in house photographer for Flex magazine and Muscle & Fitness magazine and has also been the lead photographer at The Arnold Classic and The Olympia competitions.
In my opinion Chris is one of the top 5 fitness photographers in the world and in this episode we talk about his journey, his vision, how he sets small and large goals and where he see himself going in the future. If you need some inspiration today this is for you!
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In this episode I take a deep dive into relationships. You will learn:
- The definition of relationship
- How a positive or negative relationship with someone or a group of people has an effect on your health
- How relationships effect mental health
- How relationships effect your body
- How relationships effect your spirit and higher purpose
- What the longest study on happiness showed
- 3 tips to improve your relationships
The Longest Study On Happiness
I've just got back from a 2 week holiday in Bali and I wanted to share my experience with you.
In this episode you will learn:
How you can stay healthy whilst travelling
How to overcome jet lag and dodge viruses
What Bali showed and taught me about myself and others
How travel truly broadens the mind and how you can use travel to improve your overall wellbeing.
Plus some interesting stories and more...
Most people don't breathe correctly. In this episode you will discover how to control your breathing, the right mechanics for breathing, how powerful the breath is, various breathing techniques plus much more. There is nothing else that is as simple to implement which gives you the best health results in such a short amount of time. My guest today is Leigh Ewin, Leigh is a Wim Hof Method instructor, a student of The Bullet Proof Method and Oxygen Advantage. He has been mentored by some of the top experts in breath work and human performance. Leigh also has his own company called Flowness which teaches individuals how to best access that "flow state" and unlock their human potential. Take control of your breath and take control of your life! @leighewin @aliwestfitness flowness.io
In this episode I go into the various ways you can track and improve your recovery. Recovery is vitally important for your overall well being and also to improve your performance in everything you do.
In this episode I talk about:
The various ways of tracking recovery including the various wearable technologies.
The importance of sleep for recovery
How to monitor and assess your heart rate so you can recover optimally.
The various forms of heart rate, including resting hear rate, heart rate variability and working heart rate.
Why nutrition and hydration is vital for recovery.
8 summits of Everest, the first Irish man to climb and descend K2, conquerer of the 7 summits, World Records, ultra marathons and the list goes on. Noel Hanna has achieved many feats in his life and in this episode you will learn about this man's incredible career and adventures.
In this episode you will also learn:
Noel's mindset and how to improve yours
How Noel has overcome many obstacles and barriers
What drives him to complete these amazing challenges
How important it is to have a support system
Plus much much more.
Iain is PhD student at the University of Bath focusing on nutrition and metabolism for health. He has over 10 years of research and experience in metabolic health and has done extensive research studies on intermittent fasting. Including the paper: Intermittent fasting, energy balance and associated health outcomes in adults: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
What intermittent fasting is
Different protocols and which is the best protocol to follow
The health benefits of intermittent fasting
Training whilst in a fasted state
Tips to help you to stick to your intermittent fasting regime
Plus much much more
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Tim and Jacko from School of Calisthenics share their story and expertise in the field of calisthenics.
We discuss: How they formed School of Calisthenics, some of the problems beginners face when starting calisthenics, how to push through obstacles, the importance of getting a coach and guidance, their future plans, plus much much more!
Nick Butter is a professional endurance runner and a man on a mission. Nick is on a mission to run a marathon in every single country in the world. That's right 196 marathons in 196 countries. He will set 8 World records along his journey all whilst aiming to raise a quarter of a million pounds for the battle against prostate cancer. I record this episode with Nick after he has completed his 102nd marathon in Bahrain.
Not only is Nick passionate about running he has an amazing story to share and is a true inspiration. This episode will give you a new outlook on life and inspire you to be healthier and move forward with purpose.
This is one of my best episodes yet, so go listen.
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Sarah Piampiano is a professional triathlete and Ironman triathlete. Sarah competed in her first amateur triathlon in 2009 off the back of a bet with a friend. Within in the space of 3 years she went from a 90 hour plus per week banker to a full time professional triathlete.
She has gone on to win numerous races and achieve a 7th place finish in the World Ironman Championships. In this episode Sarah shares her incredible and inspirational journey, how she stays motivated, what her training regime looks like, her biggest successes and tips on how you can get started with triathlon.
Meditation will change your life! It's certainly changed mine. In this episode I openly share my meditation journey and the benefits it's provided with me. I also share with you my practice and how you can implement meditation into your life. I share a lot of stuff that only the closest people in my life know about so I hope you enjoy it!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqPYhcdFgrlUXiGmPRAej1w - Jason Stephenson guided meditations over 1 million subscribers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFyLOKTs3Uw - Merkaba guided meditation. (This is the very first one I did and the one that got me into meditation)
Dave Watts aka Tin Tin former pro Basketballer turned teacher gives us an insight on what it takes to be a pro athlete.
We discuss training methods, recovery, mindset and Dave's story of how he made it at professional level. Plus much more.
Christian is the owner and founder of The Perrymount Clinic based in West Sussex. Christian specialises in baby health and helps mothers and babies with a wide range of care services. Including calming colic, cranial osteopathy, birth trauma resolution, mother and baby nutrition plus much more.
In this episode we discuss how mothers can support their child before, during and after pregnancy. What are the best nutrition methods to follow. How to reduce colic, how to reduce the amount of crying from your baby and how to help babies who can't sleep, plus lots more.
If you are a parent, are planning on becoming a parent or are interested in baby health this is the episode for you.
In this episode Ali chats with Richard Whitehead MBE. Rich runs with prosthetic legs and is a 2 time Paralympic gold medalist, a 4 time World Championship gold medalist and a 3 time World Record holder. Rich is also a patron of Sarcoma UK the bone and soft tissue cancer charity.
We find out his Why?, his training methods, what keeps him so dedicated to his sport, the responsibility athletes have to inspire others, the legacy of London 2012, plus much more.
In this episode Ali chats with stunt man and actor Adam Collins. Adam has featured in big budget Hollywood films and TV Shows, he has also just premiered his very own film called Outlawed, which he wrote, stars in and co directed.
We discuss Adam's journey, the hard work it took to get his film onto the big screen, transitioning from the military to acting, his training regime, plus much more.
In this episode Ali speaks to Steve Powell, Director of Education for Powerplate about all things Vibration Training. You will learn what vibration training is and the science behind it, the benefits of using vibration and how you can integrate it into your own training regime.
Ali tell his story of his first LSD trip. Ali shares all of experience. He highlights his experience whilst under the influence of LSD, his biggest takeaways and how you can use psycho active drugs safely and beneficially.
Disclaimer: Ali does not promote or encourage the use of any illegal substances. Any usage of psychedelic/psycho active drugs or substances of any kind is at your own risk and your own choice.
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The Psychedelic Explorers Guide by James Fadiman
In this quarter of a century, landmark episode. Ali says thank you and explains how showing gratitude can change your life. He also shares some practices you can use to implement gratitude in to your day to day life.
In this episode, Ali speaks with Charlotte Sims, bikini body building competitor. Charlotte shares her amazing fitness journey. From knowing nothing about health and fitness, to being attacked by a dog and nearly losing her hand, to competing in a body building competition whilst following a vegan diet.
Charlotte's story is truly inspiring. Use it to motivate yourself on your fitness journey.
You've been lied to! In this episode Ali debunks and deconstructs some common health and fitness lies and gives you the truth on these 5 LIES!
After listening to this episode you will have the knowledge and ammo to combat the health and fitness liars when they start sprouting rubbish in your ear.
In this episode Master Mindset Coach and Rapid Transformational Therapy Coach (RTT) Philippa Bottrill explains what RTT is all about and how it can help you to overcome any problem or issue in your life. You will learn what RTT is all about, the benefits, the speed at which Philippa gets results, skills you can put into practice to improve your life, plus much much more.
Worry... Does it effect you? Are you ever crippled by worry? Do you want to learn how to overcome worry and live out your best life?
If you answered YES to any of these questions then this is the episode for you. In this episode Ali interviews inspirational coach, speaker, Life Is A Marathon Podcast host and best selling author Bruce Van Horn.
You will learn: Why you are worrying, how to overcome worry, tips and tricks you can use to stop worry dead in it's tracks plus much much more.
In this episode Ali speaks to Chartered Psychologist and University lecturer Serena Simmons.
We learn how mindset effects all aspects of our life, how we can change and improve our mindset, skills, tips and hacks for mindset plus much much more.
In this fascinating episode Ali interviews Dr. Katherine Zagone, Medical Director at Gentera Med about all things IV Drip Therapy. IV Drip Therapy and IV nutrition is on the rise in the well being sector and in this podcast you will learn:
-What IV Drip Therapy is and how it works
- Some of the health issues and deficiencies that IV Therapy can help combat
- The benefits of IV Drip Therapy
- Some amazing and powerful results Dr. Z has achieved with her patients
Plus much much more.
In this episode we speak with experienced Yogi Victoria Louise. Vicky has been practising yoga for over 10 years and has a wealth of expertise and knowledge on all things Yoga.
You will learn about different types of yoga, the benefits of yoga, how you can integrate yoga with other forms of exercise plus much much more.
Whether you are an experienced yogi or are just interested on how yoga can help you to be healthier, this is the episode for you.
In this episode Ali explains how to find your purpose in life. Do you know your life's purpose? If I had to ask you what you're here for could you tell me?
If you want to find out and get clarity on your purpose in life then this is the episode for you. Ali explains a simple practical, system you can use to discover your true life's purpose.
Grab your pen and paper because this is a practical episode!
In this episode we speak to Ben Cunnington from Kinetik Fitness about everything sports massage.
We discuss how sports massage differs to other forms of massage. How it can benefit you, how you can select the best therapist and much much more.
In this episode we speak to Dr. Claire Minshull from Get Back to Sport, about all things injury related. We find out why people get injured, how you can rehab properly and how to prevent injuries from occurring.
In this episode Ali interviews world renowned sleep coach Nick Littlehales. Nick has worked with some of the top athletes and sports teams in the world. We find out how vital sleep is, some techniques and tips on how to improve your sleep and learn some interesting facts that you probably have never even heard of.
In this episode I talk about 5 activities you can do to help you burn fat even if you have limited time. These activities are simple, accesible and anyone can do them. Listen now to find out what they are. @ali_kinetik @kinetiknottm kinetikfitness.co.uk
Have you always wanted to get into meditation but don't know how or where to start? Or do you already meditate and want to take your practice to the next level? Either way this is the episode for you.
In this episode we speak to Jason Stephenson about all things meditation. You will learn how to get started, the benefits, simple tips you can use to be mindful and much more.
Jason Stephenson has 845,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel and has celebrity fans such as Russel Brand. Dive in and learn more about meditation.
In this episode we dive into the mind of Lauren Tickner. A fitness entrepreneur and influencer. Lauren has 129,000 followers on Instagram, 29,000 subscribers on YouTube, her own podcast and multiple online businesses. She gives her tips on how to overcome health issues, fear, anxiety and some of her top tips on how to follow your dreams.
In this shortened episode Dave Meltzer of Sports 1 Marketing gives us his key points to bring success into your life.
In this episode we speak to Dr Marc Cohen from The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences at RMIT University.
We discuss the benefits of cold therapy, how to get started and some practical tips you can use to integrate the cold into your daily life and improve your overall well being.
In this episode we speak to women's health coach and hypnotherapist Pamela Windle. We discuss the menopause, the importance of hormones and many other factors concerning women's health. @pamelawindlehormonecoach @kinetiknottm @ali_kinetik https://www.smarterchange.co.uk/ https://regeneruslab.odoo.com/shop/product/dutch-complete-hormone-hor30-784?search=Dutch+ https://www.invivoclinical.co.uk/products---services/lab-diagnostics/sibo-lactulose--small-intestinal-bacterial-overgrowth- https://www.invivoclinical.co.uk/products---services/lab-diagnostics/gi-map-microbial-assay-plus https://www.invivoclinical.co.uk/products---services/lab-diagnostics/organic-acids-comprehensive
In this episode we speak to the founder of Brain Move, author of The Evolution of Bio-Mechanics and university lecturer, The Movement Man: Stephen Braybrook.
We discuss how the brain influences and effects pain. How the brain works in relation to human movement. We also discover what steps can be taken to correct faulty movement patters and bring people out of pain.
In this episode we speak to Dr. Emily Splichal. Dr. Emily is a human movement specialist and expert in bare foot running. She travels all over the world teaching health and fitness professionals all about the importance of the foot.
In this episode we discuss everything holistic with Carley Mellors Blair. Carley cured herslef of MS and lost over 70 lbs in weight using various holistic techniques and therapies. She now helps others to become healthier and happier.
Episode #2 - Exercise & Nutrition For Golf Performance.
In today's episode Ali speaks to PGA professional and golf performance coach Richard Dunsby.
We find out the critical role exercise and nutrition plays in golf and sports performance.