The Project Red Podcast
Project Red Podcast EP#9 | Robin Sowden-Taylor

Project Red Podcast EP#9 | Robin Sowden-Taylor

August 14, 2020

International Honours:

Wales Rugby- 8 caps

Was a part of the grand-slam winning Wales squads of 2005 and 2008

Wales 7s team - represented multiple times, including the 2006 Commonwealth Games

Club Rugby: 

Cardiff Blues 122 appearances including being club captain 2005 season

Dragons 10 appearances



S&C for The Cardiff Blues

Owner at ION Fitness, Cardiff

The Oxygen Advantage by Patrick Mckeown

Breath by James Nestor


Robins favourite book - The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

Robins Favourite Tech - Oura the sleep tracking ring.

Piece of advice Robin wishes he could give himself 10 years ago - “Control what is controllable”

Robins Favourite hack - the sauna


Reading from The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman

Project Red Podcast EP#8 | What is Red Light Therapy?

Project Red Podcast EP#8 | What is Red Light Therapy?

August 7, 2020

James and Bryan sit down to go over exactly what is red light therapy, how does it work, why it works and how to optimally use Red Light Rising devices for different health protocols.

Project Red Podcast EP#7 | Michael Cordova, Floating Point Center

Project Red Podcast EP#7 | Michael Cordova, Floating Point Center

July 31, 2020

Michael Cordova is the co-founder of Floating Point Float Centre in Pangbourne, UK. He has 

been floating since 2010 and racked up around 800hrs of floating in that time. In 2017 he 

gave the world’s first TEDx Talk on Floatation Therapy and regularly appears on BBC Radio 

Berkshire’s wellbeing panel. He has also given talks on the benefits of Floatation in the UK 

and recently became the first UK Board Member of the Floatation Tank Association. 

Michael has a great interest in optimisation including mental and physical performance and 

how floating can play an important part in improving oneself, even tracking his full sleep 

cycle during an 7hr overnight Float session using the Oura Ring and helping to co-ordinate 

research studies. Michael has supported a number of elite athletes since 2011 through 

floatation therapy including the current Associate Partners the British Rowing Team 

supporting the Olympic Athletes with recovery and performance.  



Michael’s favourite book - The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

Michael’s favourite hack - Infrared sauna with red light therapy

Michael’s favorite tech - Heart Math brain entrainment


Michael’s TedX Talk on Floating  -

Project Red Podcast EP#6 | Let’s talk BENEFITS

Project Red Podcast EP#6 | Let’s talk BENEFITS

July 24, 2020

James and Bryan take some time to share some of the scientifically researched benefits of red light therapy for performance and recovery, skin health, sleep, inflammation and best of all immunity!

Project Red Podcast EP#5 | Q&A | The Advantage Series

Project Red Podcast EP#5 | Q&A | The Advantage Series

July 17, 2020

In this episode Bryan and James discuss the differences and benefits of the BRAND NEW Advantage Series red light therapy devices from Red Light Rising.


They discuss key differences like - 


  1. The light intensity and the importance thereof
  2. The size of the new units
  3. The LED count per device
  4. The hanging fitments and ways to use
  5. The new vertical and horizontal Advantage Stands
  6. The 5 year Securitas Warranty

...and so much more!



Project Red Podcast | EP#4 | Ximena De La Serna

Project Red Podcast | EP#4 | Ximena De La Serna

July 8, 2020

Ximena is a IICT Certified Nutritional Therapist, biohacker and proponent of the real food + intuitive low carb, carnivore and primal lifestyle, which she applied to reverse her 20 years of PCOS. Through her protocols she has helped hundreds of people optimise their DNA, metabolism, hormones, fertility, blood sugar and weight. Ximena adapts the Keto/Low Carb/Carnivore diets and intermittent fasting specifically catered to women using her Keto-Evolucionada®️ and PAIP protocols. She's an international public speaker and influencer and educator on the power of food as medicine.


Project Red Podcast EP#3 | Bart Wolbers

Project Red Podcast EP#3 | Bart Wolbers

June 24, 2020

"Bart has completed a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy, and three Master's degrees in Clinical Health Science, Philosophy, and Philosophy of Science and Technology. After starting out as a blogger in 2018, Bart sold his business and has now moved on to functional medicine consulting."

NutrEval test: (again, plainly following the outcome on that test won't give you the advice you need)


Noise pollution study from the WHO, that talks about the most important factors:


Decibel meter app: "Sound Meter" (it's a dutch one), but most apps if you search for "decibel" are great.


Study about indoor pollutants re-circulating:


Mouth and nasal breathing in sleep difference:


Critique of Judgment book:

Project Red Podcast EP#2 | Rob Tynan

Project Red Podcast EP#2 | Rob Tynan

June 18, 2020
June 15, 2020

Instagram @redlightrising

Over the past decade, Robert has developed essential leadership skills and a wide range of motivational strategies, and has worked with a broad spectrum of clients on five continents. Fitness, personal training and bio hacking has played a pivotal role in his professional and personal development. Robert has developed a unique style of movement analysis and training for which he uses to train his team and his clients.

Born in Ireland, he has qualified under both the UK and US systems; he holds an NCEHS in advanced training, the gold standard of the American College of Sports Medicine, as well as a BSc, HND in physiology, sports science, exercise and health studies from the University of Bedfordshire.

Rob writes fitness articles for and the founder of Ultimate Bodytec and the travel company Fitness Adventure Travel And recently the Founder of a new app


Follow on Instagram: @ultimatebodytec + @fitnessadventuretravel + @Morphapp

Project Red Podcast EP#1 | Our Origin Story | With James Strong and Bryan Gohl

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