The Weight Loss Podcast

The Weight Loss Podcast

The Weight Loss Podcast is a podcast focused on helping you lose the weight and never find it again in a realistic, sustainable and healthy way. Hosts Matt and Courtney are a married couple who together have lost a combined 105kg/230lbs between them. They'll share their own inspirational stories of weight loss and the mindset struggles behind it, as well as interview real people just like you who will share their own stories of struggle and success. Along with tips, tools, resources and support to help you achieve your own goals, you'll get your questions answered in our regular email segment! If you've just started your weight loss journey, are well on your way through it or are maintaining your success and are looking to connect with like-minded people, this show is for you. Matt and Courtney bring their own individual perspectives from a male and female point of view and aren't afraid to voice their opinions with each other so you can guarantee this show will be raw, real and relatable!

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May 23, 2022 78 min

One more for the road!

We REALLY wrap up our first season of 2022 by answering MORE of your questions!


1. When starting out for cardio and also weights would you guys have a pre-workout drink beforehand?


2. Medical help with weight loss like duromine? What are your thoughts about it?


3. I want to add a 3rd day in, but with all my other activities, I'm having trouble finding a spot for it.


I'm concerned adding a 3rd lift...

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It's that time of the season again!

We wrap up our first season of 2022 by answering your questions...

1. What are your thoughts on meal delivery services like Hello Fresh (meals only) or Hungryroot (meals plus groceries)?

2. I work evening shifts with call and sometimes I only get a few hours of sleep a night. Would it better to skip a workout the next day or do a workout even if I can’t give it my all being so tired?


3. I...

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We have spoken so much since starting our show about the importance of small wins; recognising, acknowledging and appreciating them.

We've also spoken at length about how the small wins are what add up to the big goals we set for ourselves.

So in this episode we acknowledge some of the small wins we've each had individually over the years and how they've helped us.

What small wins have you had since you started?


Join us in ...

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We talk a lot about playing the long game, how this is about the journey rather than the destination.

Yet building a long-term mindset is much easier said than done, and it starts with recognising the signs of a short-term mindset and working to shift that way of thinking to something more long-lasting, sustainable and healthy.


In this episode of the show we give you our top 10 signs that you have a short-term mindset. The most commo...

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Can you tell the difference between your peaks and valleys?

Do you have an understanding of how much your valleys may be holding you back?


In this episode of the show we discuss the differences between your "best" and your "worst", and the importance of raising your bottom line over time to ensure you're moving in the right direction.


We give our own personal examples, as well as the most common examples we see in ...

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April 18, 2022 50 min

Consistency.

It's a word that is thrown around a lot, but in practice very few people know what it really means, the benefits it provides and what is required to achieve it.


In this episode of the show we break down what consistency means to us, how to easily spot inconsistency and what you can do to build up towards it...


Join us in our Facebook group and introduce yourself! 

The knowledge we share on our podcasts comes from our o...

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"I'm bored, I need to mix up my training program"

"This person I follow on Insta changes their workouts each week, maybe I should too?"


"The workouts just aren't fun anymore, can I please do something different?"


Sound familar?


In this episode of the show we share with you the boring (but necessary) truth about what's really involved in successful training programs.


We use our own training history as ...

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In this episode of the show we share with you our personal lists of the superpowers you need to succeed on your weight loss journey!

There will be some you expect, and a few that might surprise you...


Join us in our Facebook group and introduce yourself! 

The knowledge we share on our podcasts comes from our own personal experience as well as our professional experience helping people around the world just like you change their lives ...

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No one is harder on us than ourselves. To the point where we inflict upon ourselves the sort of treatment and negative self-talk that we'd never use on other people.

Why are we so often OK with being absolute dicks to ourselves?


In this episode of the show we give the most common examples of how we mistreat ourselves through our weight-loss journey.


We then wrap the show up with practical tips and experience on what you can do to ...

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March 21, 2022 11 min

We're back!

We kick off Season 7 with a preview of what you can look forward to over the coming months.

Our episode list for this season is as follows...


- Why consistency matters

- Why you should stop being a dick to yourself

- The superpowers you need to succeed

- Are you in it for the wrong reasons? Short term mindsets

- Understanding peaks and valleys

- Learning to love NO

- The boring truth about successful training programs

- Weig...

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November 29, 2021 80 min

We're back with a bonus episode answering your questions!

This is our final show for Season 6, we are already planning Season 7 which will be in your ears early in 2022...

Join us in our Facebook group and introduce yourself! 

The knowledge we share on our podcasts comes from our own personal experience as well as our professional experience helping people around the world just like you change their lives inside and out. 

To find o...

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November 22, 2021 61 min

It's that time of the season again!



We wrap up our final season for 2021 with our favourite - listener Q&A!



We answer questions submitted by you, and we love doing it!

Join us in our Facebook group and introduce yourself! 

The knowledge we share on our podcasts comes from our own personal experience as well as our professional experience helping people around the world just like you change their ...

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November 15, 2021 59 min

We are so often asked many questions about what we do with our clients, and we have many people applying to work with us on a weekly basis.

In this episode of the show we break down what it's actually like to work with us...


- How our application process works and why we are selective about who we choose to work with


- The things we DON'T do


- The things we do


We discuss our ethics, beliefs and philosophies behind our methods an...

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"I just need to wipe the slate clean and start fresh"

How many times have you said this, or words like this...only to find yourself having more "restarts" than you care to count?

In this episode of the show we discuss why starting from scratch is working against you, and holding you back from the real improvement and growth you need to reach your goals...


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The knowle...

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November 1, 2021 76 min

There are many ways to measure progress along your weight loss journey.

The scales, Body Mass Index, DEXA scan, progress photos, measurements...and more.


In this episode of the show we break down all main methods out there you can use to measure your progress and discuss all the pros and cons.


Which ones are a waste of time? Which ones are useful some of the time? Which ones are the gold standard?


We wrap up the show by discussing our ...

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If you're anything like us, you've probably told yourself in the past that you are just "addicted" to junk food.

Or you might be frustrated with your habit of being "Great through the week, terrible on the weekends".


Is it possible you're suffering from food boredom?


In this episode of the show we give the most clear examples of how to spot food boredom, and what you can do to fix it!


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In this episode we "write" an open letter to our fellow PT's out there.

Let's raise our game and agree to stop doing the things we speak about as it only serves to make things even harder than they already are for our clients...


Join us at our Facebook group and introduce yourself! 


The knowledge we share on our podcasts comes from our own personal experience as well as our professional experience helping people around...

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We've spoken a lot over the years about how much we hate diets, and how much they simply do. not. work.

In this episode of the show we give you 15 signs that you might have a diet mindset. Clues that we have either gone through personally or seen many times with our own clients.


Something we like to remind our clients, and ourselves, regularly is that you will not solve long-term problems with a short-term approach, or outlook.


Th...

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October 4, 2021 68 min

We've spoken many times about the importance of accountability.

In this episode of the show we introduce to you a concept we use with ourselves and our clients - The Ladder of Accountability.

We explain each step and its signficance in a weight loss journey, as well as relating those steps to our own personal experiences as well as our experience helping people just like you change their lives!


Join us at our Facebook group and in...

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September 27, 2021 19 min

Season 6 starts now!

In this episode we preview our final season for 2021 PLUS two extra special announcements!

Our episode lineup for this season...


"The ladder of accountability"


"15 signs you have a diet mindset"


"Dear Personal Trainers, please stop doing these things..."


"Food boredom; what it is and how to avoid it"


"How do you measure progress?"


"Why you should stop starting from scratch...

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