Tom Woolf was on our podcast 3 years ago in June 2017 where we spoke a lot about “Breaking 2”. Fast forward 3 years 2 has been broken, the business word has done a 180, life is totally different for many of us and sport may never be the same again.
In this show Tom shares his ever interesting insights on so many different topics all within 45 minutes and gives us an unreal guide of how he manages self pity in a 30 minute window……and then moves on. He also shares some super interesting insights into EdAid a company that he founded and through which he is helping thousands of youngsters through university.
It’s always epic to spend time with Tom, he is a great human being and we can all learn a lot from him.
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Less thank 2 years ago Matt Heptonstall had blood cancer spotted in a random blood test he was undergoing. In September 2020 he completed 30 half marathons in 30 days. He was not a runner and prior to June 1st 2020 had not run for over 6 years.
There are defining moments in our lives and as we learn in this show Matt has gone through a number of these in the last 2 years. One thing is insane and that is his calm nature.
In this show Matt tells us all about his dance with blood cancer, changes he has made in his life, feelings and emotion and then he gives us an insight into those 30 half marathons.
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Ivana Kolaric loves all things sport, adventure and nature and in 2019 took part in one of the worlds most grueling challenges the “Eco Challenge” which is currently screening on Amazon Prime.
In this show we dive deep into Ivana’s childhood, what sport meant to here and then how it all stopped for a while and why! Is Ivana love for sport driven out of deprivation? How have her relationships developed and what makes her the happiest.
Ivana also shares with us her training and preparation for the Eco Challenge as she talks us through some of the challenges her and her team faced and how they overcame them.
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If you are a lady and you like to run then you need to have a listen to this show with Steph Humphrey as she talks about how she is on a mission to help ladies get better at life through running
Step is a new addition to our endurance coaching team. In this show we get to know her a bit more, get to learn about her running journey and also how she is helping other females enjoy the sport of running!
Well worth a listen!
In 2018 I first met Akbar Naqvi, he wore weight lifting shoes to run the 400m, 800m or 1km parts of my CrossFit classes at InnerFight, we joked and laughed about it. One day he came to me and asked me if I would help him run an Ultra Marathon. There is a lot in between but I guess you could day the rest is history.
Just recently Akbar ran 200km through the Al Qudra desert here in Dubai and I had the honor of supporting him. The guys over on the Run Strong podcast interviewed Akbar about the run and I thought it was only right that we feature that show right here this week.
What a human being!
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Jackson Laycock knows that what he wants from life is not the same as what his mates wants or what is the norm. At 21 he is an aspiring ultra runner. He knows how to say no to big night out and hangovers and has his sights set on a big running future. He has always been into sport which he says comes from his parents and is in fact very good at a number of sports but it is running and ultra running that have caught his attention.
Jacko has an incredible mindset for a 21 year old and already has a number of the qualities of an ultra runner. As he chats about during the show he certainly needs some more experience but this is something he is ready to take head on, gown with and learn from. He likes to keep things simple and as all good ultra runners control what he can and let everything else and everyone else worry about themselves.
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Yes we have launched a full on Yoga program here at InnerFight so who better to catch up and learn all about it with than the lady that runs it Claire!
In this show Claire talks us through the various types of Yoga classes that are and will be on offer, which one folks should try out and really what to expect. As Claire says Yoga is for everyone and we should remove and preconceptions and just hop in and try.
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Dan cooper spent 18 years of his life in the Australian Special forces, not the path he thought he would take as a kid but his desire to challenge himself led him to selection. He finished school with little desire to continue to study but has since gain a degree, two masters and is currently studying a PHD.
In this show we talk about humans being one being but why we disconnect the physical, mental and emotional. We also delve deep in to what keeps us going when we are “tired”, the two types of pain and living in certain circumstances without emotion.
Dan is a family man with great morales and having lived a life of challenging himself he is continuing to do so through some brutal ultra endurance challenges that he shares with us.
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Making people better at life includes smaller people, gyms are not just for over 18 years old, that's why we have kids programs and an amazing person in Bonnie to lead these programs who we hear from in this show.
Bonnie talks about her journey in fitness, being a mum of 4 and the massive impact she has seen in the kids she has coached in various areas of life.
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My name is Chris Brannigan and Hasti is my daughter, she has just turned 8 years old and she dreams of being a chef and a dancer. Hasti however has a rare genetic disease, Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS). CdLS is characterised by reduced growth, global developmental delay, feeding problems, speech and language difficulties hearing problems and, in many cases, limb abnormalities, but it is rare for children with CdLS to become adults who live independent lives, often needing round the clock care for their entire lives. No cure or treatments exist for this terrible disease which occurs in just one in every 30,000 live births, but we are committed to change that so that all children with CdLS, both now and in the future, can enjoy better lives. But to do that, we need your help. We just need £400,000 to pay for the research to create a treatment for this disease which has already started with the Jackson Laboratory in the United States. The clinical trials that will follow, will cost over £2,000,000.
Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) is a genetic condition present at birth. It’s characterized by numerous physical, intellectual and behavioral differences. Children with CdLS usually have low birth weight, are smaller in size and height and have a smaller head circumference (microcephaly). Most also experience developmental delays that range from mild learning disabilities to profound intellectual disabilities.
The syndrome takes its name from the Dutch pediatrician who was one of the first to formally describe it, in 1933. It occurs in an estimated 1 in 10,000 live births.
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