Episodes
Paul is a friend, mentor, peer and an integral player in my development from a gym floor PT to where I am today. We talk all things business, mental health and personal development. @paulmort11 on Instagram
Published 01/28/20
In this episode I talk through the books that changed my life to date.
Published 01/13/20
This has to be one of my favourite podcasts ever dispelling many fitness fallacies with Ben Cokayne Carpenter, yeah that's his middle name.
Published 10/16/19
Today we're joined by Lord Lucy and Kiran Dartel
Published 10/04/19
In this episode I explain the differences between exercising and training whilst also addressing the elephant in the room that being skinner does not mean sexier.
Published 09/24/19
Today's guest DIREN KARTAL creator of #NEATUP247
Published 07/18/19
In this episode I discuss all the topics no one else will about modern day recreational and sport performance drugs.
Published 07/09/19
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.
Published 06/04/19
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.
Published 05/16/19
In this episode I give my honest personal opinion on an array of supplements often bought amongst the fitness industry.
Published 05/03/19
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. James
Published 04/14/19
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.
Published 03/26/19
Today I talk about the details of why I believe resistance training trumps all in the world of fitness
Published 03/22/19
Today I explain about the fundamental pillars often not spoken about for life, let alone dieting.
Published 03/13/19
Today I speak about what I consider to be hugely wrong in what we perceive we should aspire to look like in fitness.
Published 03/05/19
Today Sonny and I talk about a shocking twist in the progression of his existing weightlifting ban imposed by UKAD
Published 02/26/19
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. 
Published 02/20/19
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.
Published 02/01/19
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.
Published 01/25/19
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.
Published 01/18/19
In this episode I speak freely and openly about my 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.  Enjoy
Published 01/10/19
James hosts his first guest and friend Sonny Webster with co-host Diren Kartal. Sonny talks openly about his ban for the first time.
Published 12/06/18
The introduction to The James Smith Podcast. James gives a brief overview about his new podcast. 
Published 11/21/18