Episode 71: A review of the EPIC Fitness Summit with creator Richard Lovatt.
(Edit: I know I said I was going to do a review of the presentations here but change of plan. I’ll do it in a separate upcoming blog post. Sorry!)
Guest BioRichard Lovatt
Richard is the creator of the EPIC Fitness Summit.
He also owns his own successful nutritional consultancy business, is the Editor for a fitness company called Physique Elite and a trainer & nutrition coach to Arjun Kapoor (a bollywood actor in Mumbai, India).
He’s currently in the middle of a MSc course at Bolton University for Strength & Conditioning and formerly worked as a nutrition coach at BodyType Nutrition
In this episode we discuss:
- Richard’s background and how his philosophy on nutrition and training has evolved over the years.
- How the idea of the EPIC Fitness Summit was conceptualized
- What surprised Richard about the weekend
- The ability to showcase the top UK-based nutrition expertise
- Plans to make EFS ’16 even bigger and better!
- The first major announcement for next year
- How to reach the top 100 in the world for Mario Kart
Ben Carpenter’s Breakdown of Alan Aragon vs. Gary Taubes: [Side note: If you’re not already following Ben, then you probably should be –> Ben’s Facebook]
Here’s Those Trolling Moments:
Taubes to Aragon: Taubes as his final slide plays the below clip of Aragon stating that he used carbohydrate restriction to get a client shredded on a tight timeframe (copyright NSCA, taken from Alan’s debate with Jeff Volek):
Aragon to Taubes: Alan trolls Gary by asking the audience who they’d pick to get them into the shape they wanted…
Summit Speakers Previously on the Podcast:
SNR #57: Martin MacDonald – Fat Burning vs. Fat Loss, Fasted Cardio & Low-Glycogen Training
SNR #51: Menno Henselmans – Refeeds, Body Recomposition & Non-Linear Diets
SNR #29: Dr. Spencer Nadolsky – Lifestyle medicine, doctor-bashing, and the sensible approach to carbs & fat
SNR #39: Kamal Patel – How Research Issues Can Affect Our Diet & Supplement Decisions
SNR #08: Dr. Jose Antonio ~ Nutrient timing, high-protein diets & supplement myths
SNR #28: Eric Helms ~ Dieting, Macros & Critical Thinking for Physique and Strength Athletes (2016)