Ep. 202 - Making An Impact In The Fitness Industry w/ Ed Pilkington

01 May 2021


Ep. 202 - Making An Impact In The Fitness Industry w/ Ed Pilkington

On this episode of RNT Fitness Radio, Ivan and I decide to put Ed Pilkington under the spotlight, where we ask questions about his upbringing, his early years in sports coaching, the differences in passion projects and careers, and why and how he lives and breathes our mantra: the physical is the vehicle.
“Go along and do some work experience, then see what it’s actually like. “
- Ed Pilkington

00:00 – Intro
00:05 – Ed’s Family background
02:54 – Ed as a sportsman
04:40 – Training Practices
07:15 – Correlating wins and team cohesions
09:35 – The element of giving harsh feedback
11:57 – Having body images
13:40 – Body composition focus
15:40 – Ed’s performance shift
17:00 – Things he wishes he knew before his career
18:35 – Advice to people who consider fitness as a career
22:11 – How do you know if it’s your calling?
26:40 – Things that Ed is interested outside fitness
31:25 – Experience working in Dubai
32:50 – Ed and Uni’s story
36:52 – Few people who inspired Ed
42:14 – Wrap up (Rapid fire questions)

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