FATFIX is the PodFather of all Health & Fitness podcasts brought to you by personal trainer David Flowers.


  • #44 A training split you won't quit

    08/02/2021 Duración: 20min

    In this episode I talk all things training splits. I cover the different training splits respective to different training goals which will in turn help you decide how to set up your training weeks. 

  • #43 Cardio king or heavy lifting? - Defining the athlete you want to be!

    01/02/2021 Duración: 12min

    First episode of 2021! In this episode I discuss the importance of defining what athlete you want to be. Do you want to get stronger? What about build muscle? Maybe improve your endurance? Or how about be the complete package? Listen to this episode and get some clarity on where you should put your training focus and ultimately what athlete you want to be! 

  • #42 Mince Pies & Dumbbell Flyes - A seasonal approach to training and nutrition

    07/12/2020 Duración: 15min

    In this episode I talk about setting up a seasonal approach to training and nutrition. How to set up an easy way to manage your fitness journey throughout the year by creating  'seasons' just like athletes do to help drive consistency and progression. A must listen if you lose direction and focus with your training and nutrition over this festive period!

  • #41 Dieting Strategies ft. StrongClaud

    01/12/2020 Duración: 39min

    The FATFIX podcast is back for a brand new series! My first episode back I am joined by my partner in crime #StrongClaud and we speak about all things dieting strategies. This one was epic! 

  • #40 Training With Pain

    31/08/2020 Duración: 33min

    In this episode I talk about the complexity of 'pain',  provide some basic concepts about pain and most importantly help people feel less fearful of lifting weights that have been ingrained in society by the fear mongering ballbags!

  • #39 Can I booze and still lose?

    09/07/2020 Duración: 24min

    In this episode I talk about alcohol and fat loss. Probably one of the most common questions I get as a personal trainer, can I drink on this diet? Or how can I drink and not screw up my diet? 

  • #38 Why does my husband lose weight easy and I don't? A wife's frustration to dieting

    18/06/2020 Duración: 32min

    In this episode I talk about the differences between men and women dieting. I discuss how it is more difficult for women than it is for me men to lose weight. The approach they would both need to take to get the job done and I also go into two case studies for a male & female avatar. 

  • #37 How Do You Get Away With Eating That? Ft. Dean Guedo

    20/05/2020 Duración: 01h07min

    In this episode I was joined by Dean Guedo who is a personal trainer and nutrition coach from Canada. Do you ever wonder how people can eat what they want and never gain any weight? In this episode we discussed 'high energy flux' and delved into Dean's research in this area in which he has studied different populations where there is zero prevalence of obesity. This was a brilliant conversation!

  • #36 Cardio For The Average Joe

    07/05/2020 Duración: 34min

    In this episode I talk about the conditioning (cardio) practices that I use with my clients. The measures I take to get a better understanding of a clients conditioning levels, how I select the right amount of conditioning and lots of examples of the conditiong methods I use. Enjoy!

  • #35 Mental Health Matters Ft. Lucy Hendricks

    30/04/2020 Duración: 01h08min

    This week I was joined by coach Lucy Hendricks. We discussed mental health in fitness. How mental health can impact your ability to go to the gym, the unrealistic expectations we put on ourselves and how being physical active isn’t just about motivation and discipline. Lucy also went in her struggles with mental health and shared some insightful stories. 

  • #34 All Things Sleep Ft. Nick Lambe

    24/04/2020 Duración: 01h16min

    This week I was joined by Nick Lambe aka the 'Online Sleep Coach'. In his coaching experience, he didn't come across more of a missing link than sleep. Whether the goal was overall health, weight loss or improved performance, sleep was the key to success. This prompted him to learn everything he possibly could about sleep. From tens of books to hundreds of research studies to picking the brains of the top sleep professionals in the field to studying cognitive behavioral therapy, he has compiled a comprehensive approach to optimizing sleep. He utilizes his knowledge of sleep as well as many other facets of health and wellness combined with the principles of coaching and behavior change to help enhance the most important pillar to success. In this episode we discussed all things sleep, from it's impacts on performance, appetite, metabolism and much more. 

  • #33 Elevating Females In Fitness Ft. Katie St.Clair

    13/04/2020 Duración: 59min

    In this episode I was joined by Katie St. Clair who is a Strength & Conditioning coach out of Charleston, SC (U.S.). She has been training general population and athletes for over 20 years.  In this episode we discussed female fitness 'influencers' who provide little advice or value. Marketing giants that target women with ridiculous equipment and workouts focused solely on what they look like and not how well they can move or perform.  Katie is extremely passionate about promoting the role of females in the fitness industry and hopes to empower as many women as possible.  She has recently created the 'Female Fitness Alliance' and hopes to create a community of health & fitness professionals who want to elevate the industry and ultimately elevate women's role within the industry. 

  • #32 Life Behind Four Walls - A Covid-19 Special Ft. Kyle Dobbs

    25/03/2020 Duración: 58min

    Welcome to a special Covid-19 edition podcast - talking about all things home training with Kyle Dobbs of Rebel Performance. Kyle is a world class coach who works with a variety of athletes in the US. Today we discuss home training and how to make the most of it during this period stuck at home. We  go into the  'why's' behind things to give you a better idea of how to train to keep some muscle, power and fitness around during these time of confinement. 

  • #31 Change From The Inside Out Ft. Gabrielle Fundaro & Shannon Beer

    12/03/2020 Duración: 01h44s

    I welcome back two previous guests Gabrielle Fundaro & Shannon Beer. In this episode we talk about intuitive eating and the importance of weight neutral approaches to help combat peoples unhealthy behaviours and relationships with food. Gabrielle and Shannon are working hard to 'bridge the gap' between diet culture and non diet culture. A fantastic discussion talking about effective coaching strategies for client evolution. 

  • #30 Mind Over Matter Ft. Dan Smith

    20/02/2020 Duración: 01h02min

    In this episode I am joined by personal trainer Dan Smith. We discuss the importance of psychology & mindset to creating healthier lifestyle changes to get you closer to your goal.  This was episode was real, powerful and delivered superbly by a coach who lives and breathes helping others.

  • #29 Muslim Scran & Ramadan Ft. Kaif Razzak

    05/02/2020 Duración: 50min

    First episode back in 2020 and I am joined by my colleague, good friend and fantastic personal trainer Kaif Razzak. In this episode we discuss the Muslim diet, the culture, how we can still achieve our goals eating exactly the same way we always have and in way we enjoy without giving up on all other components that contribute to true health. We also covered Ramadan nutrition and gave some insight into how to approach this religious time of year for many Muslims. 

  • #28 Fuck it, it's Christmas

    23/12/2019 Duración: 32min

    In the last episode of 2019 I discuss how to approach your health & fitness over Christmas, how we need to come away from the 'fuck it' mentality over this time of year and understand that Christmas is much more than just about food.  

  • #27 Get Lean or Die Tryin

    11/12/2019 Duración: 27min

    In this episode I discuss peoples approach to exercise.  How getting hot, sweaty and feeling sick doesn't mean you're necessarily working towards your goals. The negative implications that can occur through regular strenuous exercise on other areas contributing to fat loss and ultimately helping people get away from the 'calorie burn' mentality towards workouts. 

  • #26 The Default Diet Ft. Eric Helms

    28/11/2019 Duración: 01h15min

    This week I was joined by Eric Helms, who is a coach, author and educator.  In this episode we discussed his concept of the 'default diet' which is something Eric uses with himself and his bodybuilders to help combat the post show drastic weigh re-gain, binge eating tendencies, poor relationships with food and in some cases eating disorders. We spoke about quantitative and qualitative variables, internal and external hunger cues, and delved deep into more understanding about volumetrics of food. So if you're someone who feels like they don't have control with their diet, re-learn how to eat and get a better understanding of how to transition in and out of fat loss to weight maintenance phases this ones for you. 

  • #25 Rapid Fat Loss Ft. Danny Lennon

    12/11/2019 Duración: 01h10min

    This week I was joined by Danny Lennon who is a very well known and respected educator in the field of nutrition and founder of Sigma Nutrition. Danny has a masters in nutritional sciences and has worked as a performance nutritionist with a wide variety of clients ranging from mixed martial artists to boxers. Today we spoke about rapid fat loss. We discussed calorie deficits, aggressive calorie deficits and some of the assumptions that come with aggressive dieting, such as their impact on muscle loss, weight regain and dietary adherence.

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