The James Smith Podcast

By James Smith

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Subscribers: 216
Reviews: 6

 Jun 6, 2019

 Jun 5, 2019
Good advice and cuts through all the nonsense in the fitness industry. Thank you James.

 Mar 6, 2019
awesome outlook from this guy, cuts away all the crap and talks straight. No gimmicks, just the truth about what is required on your fitness journey.

Brian Clarke
 Feb 5, 2019
great listen, constantly learning from this guy

 Jan 15, 2019


Everyday waffle from the fitness industry's no nonsense personal trainer.

Episode Date
#1 James Smith & Diren Kartal

Today's guest DIREN KARTAL creator of #NEATUP247

Jul 18, 2019
#17 Drugs

In this episode I discuss all the topics no one else will about modern day recreational and sport performance drugs.

Jul 09, 2019
#16 Business & Work Life Balance

For the first time I talk openly about my ethics and morals surrounding professional work life and business. In this episode I disclose what I think are important for not only a good profession but a good life.

Jun 04, 2019
#15 Measuring Body Fat

In this episode I talk about some flaws in modern means of measuring body fat and why these methodologies of measuring different areas of the body have gained such popularity.

May 16, 2019
#14 Supplements

In this episode I give my honest personal opinion on an array of supplements often bought amongst the fitness industry.

May 03, 2019
#13 Mental Wealth

One of my more difficult podcasts to speak about the issues we face in mental health. The reason for this was to be honest a big part of the grieving process for me of a team mate and friend who took their life last week.

I want to show people that it's ok to speak up about it and I think it needs to be done more, so here's episode 13, enjoy.


Apr 14, 2019
#12 JSPT Laws of the Universe

In this episode I talk about some concepts and biases that are omnipresent not just in general life but in the fitness industry too. 

I've released this one as an early episode - I don't expect you to take it all in at once, take your time listening to it.

Mar 26, 2019
#11 Why We Lift

Today I talk about the details of why I believe resistance training trumps all in the world of fitness

Mar 22, 2019
#10 Sleep, Stress, Sex, Relationships & Motivation…

Today I explain about the fundamental pillars often not spoken about for life, let alone dieting.

Mar 13, 2019
#9 Did We Fuck Fitness?

Today I speak about what I consider to be hugely wrong in what we perceive we should aspire to look like in fitness.

Mar 05, 2019
#8 Sonny Webster Forced To Retire From Competitive Weightlifting

Today Sonny and I talk about a shocking twist in the progression of his existing weightlifting ban imposed by UKAD

Feb 26, 2019
#7 The James Smith Cookie Diet

In this episode I talk in depth about how it's easily plausible to get a client to lose 17.5lbs in 3 weeks eating cookies every day and without one single visit to the gym. 

Feb 20, 2019
#6 Fat Loss For Females

In this episode I discuss female physiology and talk about why it's important for females, coaches and men all to understand different stages in the menstrual cycle and how it affects training in the gym and fat loss efforts.

Feb 01, 2019
#5 "Influencer" Marketing

In this episode I speak freely about the negative impact social media influencers are having on younger generations and those struggling with being overweight.

I give my no holds barred opinion on what we can do to prevent it doing more damage to our society and I'm sure the whole of Essex will not be happy either.

Jan 25, 2019
#4 Who is James Smith PT?

In this podcast I talk about how I've gone from getting arrested at 13, kicked out of school at 15 and working in door to door sales at 20 all the way to being CEO of a multi million dollar fitness business before 30.

Jan 18, 2019
#3 Joe Wicks

In this episode I speak freely and openly about my honest personal opinion with regards to Joe and the history we have. I speak about current issues, trends and problems I see in the fitness industry. 

These views are my own and not of the James Smith Academy Ltd.


Jan 10, 2019
#2 Sonny Webster's Drug Ban Uncovered

James hosts his first guest and friend Sonny Webster with co-host Diren Kartal. Sonny talks openly about his ban for the first time.

Dec 06, 2018
#1 Introduction

The introduction to The James Smith Podcast. James gives a brief overview about his new podcast. 

Nov 21, 2018