Interview with Neil "Yoda" Hill


In this week’s episode of the Knowledge and Mileage Podcast, Kris sits down Kaged Muscle coach and celebrity trainer Neil “Yoda” Hill. They talk about the differences between UK and US bodybuilders, their various approaches to dieting, life outside of bodybuilding, and Mr. Olympia 2018 predictions.


With over 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, Neil knows a thing or two about transforming your body and your mind. Nicknamed “Yoda” for his Jedi level mastery of training and nutrition, Neil trains some of the sport’s biggest and most successful athletes. His clients include:

  • Flex Lewis, six-time 212 Mr. Olympia champion;
  • Steve Cook, one of the most successful fitness celebrities in the business, with over two million Instagram followers;
  • William Bonac, IFBB superstar, who won the 2018 Arnold Classic open bodybuilding title;
  • Ryan Terry, an IFBB Physique star with multiple titles and an Instagram following of over one million followers.

Neil is also the creator of the innovative Y3T training program which is now well known for transforming many people round the globe. You can read more about Neil and Y3T here:


Neil’s background and what led him to bodybuilding 00:03:10

Difference between work ethic in the UK and US 00:12:00

Difference between bodybuilders in the UK and the US 00:15:00

Where Neil’s stress level is at two weeks out from the 2018 Mr. Olympia 00:20:00

Neil’s view on diets such as Paleo, Keto, and Intermittent Fasting 00:25:00

What are the benefits of incorporating a cheat meal in your diet plan 00:29:00

Neil’s Mr. Olympia 2018 predictions 1:02:00


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Follow Neil on Instagram: @neil_yoda_hill1

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