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Interview with Mark Inglis Mountaineer Extraordinaire, double leg amputee, cyclist, business man

Mark Inglis personifies guts and courage and a never say die attitude. After losing his lower legs to frost bite after being stuck on Mt Cook for two weeks he went on to be the first double leg amputee to climb Mt Everest as well as Mt Cho Oyu another 8000m peak in the Himalayas. He is also a silver medal winner in cycling at the para olympics, author of 5 books on his adventures and philosophies, business man, wine maker, corporate speaker and motivator. Mark embodies what "Pushing the Limits" ...

October 9, 2019

Interview with Darren Ellis Cross Fit New Zealand founder, TV host and Health advocate

Darren discovered CrossFit in 2007, during his Masters degree in Exercise Physiology, as he was always researching the latest info on training and nutrition methods. Needless to say, the simple yet effective philosophy had him hooked and 3 months later opened the first CrossFit gym in the country.As the sport of CrossFit grew, Darren competed at the Regionals from 2009-2012 as an individual, the CrossFit Games affiliate competition in 2010 and in 2015 qualified in second place for the 40-44yr Ma...

October 9, 2019

Living the Life You Truly Want | An Interview with Guy Lawrence

Guy Lawrence is a coach, speaker, wellness advocate, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Let It In.A program designed to help people bridge the gap between the life they live and the life they truly want to live. using meditation and the language of neuroscience. In this conversation Lisa and Guy go deep on meditation, increasing your conciousness, even quantum physics gets a mention.They talk about  altered states of consciousness, and breath work to and much more.Guy’s passion i...

October 7, 2019

The 5 Elements of A Run Training Program : Why It's Not Just About Putting One Foot in Front of the Other

In this episode Run Coaches Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff look at the structure of a good run training system. The many elements of a holistic program - run sessions, skills and drills, mobility and flexibility work, strength work, sleep and recovery, nutrition and supplementation and mindset.They look at the benefits of video analysis and when to build in technique and drill work and when and how to build in strength training that is specific to running.How mobilty work plays a part and th...

October 7, 2019

From Elite Athlete to Cancer Victim and Back

Josh Komen is an incredible young man.At 23-years-old he was set to wear the black singlet, a West Coast athletics star on the rise. However, in a race to the Commonwealth Games the finish line never came as Josh was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. Hitting rock bottom Josh thought about taking his own life before finding inner-strength and deciding to battle the illness.He chronicles this heartbreaking and painful beyond belief, journey through heart attacks, reoccurring cancer, stem cel...

October 7, 2019

Interview with Ryan Lange | Why Youth is No Barrier to Achieving Huge Goals

Ryan Lang is only just turned 22 years old and already his ultra marathon bio reads like that of a very accomplished ultra running 40 plus year old. With the Moab 240mile race and the Tahoe 200 miler and soon to add the Big Foot 200 miler to the list along with a bunch of 100 milers and 50 milers this young man knows a lot about what it takes to take on big scary goals and to have the self belief and mental strength to see these challenges through. But it wasn't always that way. You se...

October 7, 2019

Top Tips for Achieving Your Dreams & Goals: Shortcut your road to success

In this episode Lisa does a deep dive into your top rules to live by to achieve your dreams, visions and goals,  to integrate into your psyche. They are a blueprint for achieving what you want in life on your terms.Learn why failure is only a feedback loop, why the naysayers in life can be the biggest blessings you have on your road to success.Why you should never subordinate yourself to the dreams and wishes of others and how to define your own values and hence your own dreams and goa...

October 7, 2019

The Secrets to Being Healthier & Happier | An Interview with Rachel Grunwell

Rachel Grunwell is one of New Zealands' best know health and wellness experts and enthusiastic marathon runner. She is an award-winning journalist and has just released the book Balance: Food, health + Happiness which which features 30 global experts sharing science-backed advice on living healthier and happier. But Rachel wasn't always a fitness queen. Up until 7 years ago she was a hard hitting investigative journalist and had three small children and was by her own admission ex...

October 7, 2019

Athletes are you under or over training. How to avoid burnout and reach your full sporting potential.

Many athletes have the attitude you just have to go hard all the time, they are tough and unbending when it comes to training, they know it sometimes hurts and is hard and you just have to deal with that. Take a teaspoon of concrete and harden up and this attitude has some great benefits with your sporting and fitness ambitions but can also . have great benefits for other areas of your life. You learn mental toughness and how to push through, however this approach can also lead to burnout and ad...

October 7, 2019

How To Reprogram Your Subconscious Mind

In today's episode Lisa's talks about the two minds. The conscious mid and the Subconscious mind. The subconscious mind can process 20 000 000 bits of info per second. The conscious mind can only process 40 bits of info/sec. So the subconscious mind can process 500 000 time more what the conscious mind is able to.This information has powerful implications when it comes to getting what you want and desire in life...

October 7, 2019

Standing in Your Own Power

In this episode Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff discuss the phenomenon of the imposter syndrome, of having a lack of self confidence and self acceptance, about understanding the power of your words and thoughts to change your attitude to yourself and to your potential as a person.How our perceptions of others always being better than us, diminishes our power and how that is a misconception of reality. Our everyones experiences colours the way they see themselves and the world and why you need to s...

October 7, 2019

The Stillness Project : The Power of Meditation with Tim Cronin

Tom Cronin in a previous life was a Finance Broker of 26 years experience, he lead a life like that portrayed in the "Wolf of Wall St" movie. Life was full of stress, adrenaline, risk and partying. Burning the candle at both end he began to suffer the consequences as his nervous system broke down and anxiety and depression haunted him. Doctors advised the pharmaceutical fixes for these common ails but he decided to go down the route of meditation and studying eastern philosophies and taking a jo...

October 7, 2019

Dirt Church Radio : Insights from the Running Gurus: Matt Rayment and Eugene Bingham

In this episode Lisa interviews two Kiwi running gurus Matt Rayment and Eugene Bingham of "Dirt Church Radio" podcast fame.Matt and Eugene are passionate running advocates and share in this episode their insights from interviewing top athletes and running pros. They share their love of running and what it has meant for them and explore their life philosophies and beliefs. Matt Rayment lives in Riverhead with his wife and three children. He is happiest out on the trails in his beloved Riverh...

October 7, 2019

How to tell when you need a new pair of running shoes

How often do you change your running shoes?They are expensive right so you don't want to ditch them too early but waiting too long can lead to injury. So how do you tell? Well, If you keep track of kilometres, you put on your shoes, swap them out around 500 to 800 kilometres or about six months to a year whichever comes first. This is a wide range. So here are some telltale signs that it's time for a new pair of shoes. Your shoes will tell you your shoes begin to feel a little bit deed under you...

October 6, 2019

How to Monitor Your Training Intensity Using Technology

In this weeks episode Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff talk about the benefits and disadvantages of using the various technologies available to improve your training results and optimise your performance.From watches to apps and heart rate monitoring they look at the good the bad and the ugly of using these tools.Here is the link (click here) to the blog on the Heart Rate Reserve Method of monitoring your training intensity. We would like to thank our sponsors Running Hot - By Lisa Tamati & Ne...

October 4, 2019

A quick rule of thumb guide to monitor your training intensity

This quick guide is not meant as an exhaustive resource but gives you a quick way to monitor your training intensity. There are many ways to monitor your training intensity. Many people use a watch these days. My go to is my Garmin Forerunner 235. But below is the formula that we like to use with our clients.  The HeartRate Reserve (HRR) method. Target heart rate (THR) = (max heart rate - resting rate ) x desired intensity + resting hea...

September 27, 2019

Interview JJ Virgin - Warrior Mum, 4 x NY Times Best Selling Author

JJ Virgin is a 4 x New York Times Best Selling Author, TV show Host, Triple Board certified Celebrity Nutritionist and a warrior mum.In 2012 JJ's 16 year old son Grant was the victim of a hit and run accident and was left barely hanging onto life, after weeks in a critical condition and defying all the odds he slowly emerged from his coma with major brain trauma and 13 fractures and a near torn aorta. JJ was told from the outset he wouldn't survive the first night, that he wouldn't survive the a...

September 21, 2019

Running 250km across the Sahara

Running 250km across the Sahara in blistering heat isn’t just about the challenge, its also about solidarity too.My Plane has just touched down in Cairo and I am nervous and full of trepidation. My friend Megan Steward, who is doing her first big ultra-endurance race alongside me, picks me up. We are here to run in the Sahara Race, rated by Time magazine as one of the top 10 endurance events in the world. It’ll be brutal - 250km in the harshest conditions lie ahead.Day oneWe wake at 4:4...

September 19, 2019

The Power of Meditation to Change The World With Producer of "The Portal" Tom Cronin

Tom Cronin in a previous life was a Finance Broker of 26 years experience, he lead a life like that portrayed in the "Wolf of Wall St" movie. Life was full of stress, adrenaline, risk and partying. Burning the candle at both end he began to suffer the consequences as his nervous system broke down and anxiety and depression haunted him. Doctors advised the pharmaceutical fixes for these common ails but he decided to go down the route of meditation and studying eastern philosophies and taking a jo...

September 19, 2019

Why Epigenetics Is The Future Of Personalised Health

Wouldn't it be great if your body came with a user manual?Which foods should you eat, and which ones should you avoid? When, and how often should you be eating? What type of exercise does your body respond best to, and when is it best to exercise? Discover the social interactions that will energise you and uncover your natural gifts and talents. These are just some of the questions you’ll uncover the answers to in the Epigenetics Testing Program along with many others. There’s a good reas...

September 7, 2019

Standing in your own power - Enough of not feeling good enough

In this episode Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff discuss the phenomenon of the imposter syndrome, of having a lack of self confidence and self acceptance, about understanding the power of your words and thoughts to change your attitude to yourself and to your potential as a person. How our perceptions of others always being better than us, diminishes our power and how that is a misconception of reality. Our everyones experiences colours the way they see themselves and the world and why you need to ...

September 5, 2019

What to do if you fall off the bandwagon with your nutrition and training

We have all done it.. set out all excited on a new training regime or nutrition plan then become derailed by something, lost our way, fell off the proverbial bandwagon.  In this episode Ultra Endurance Athlete Lisa and Exercise Scientist Neil Wagstaff give their greatest tips for staying motivated, changing the stories running in your head, getting past limiting beliefs and changing your moods and emotions so you can stay focussed and reach those long held dreams  We would like to than...

September 3, 2019

How to tell if you are under or over training

Many athletes have the attitude you just have to go hard all the time, they are tough and unbending when it comes to training, they know it sometimes hurts and is hard and you just have to deal with that. Take a teaspoon of concrete and harden up and this attitude has some great benefits with your sporting and fitness ambitions but can also . have great benefits for other areas of your life. You learn mental toughness and how to push through, however this approach can also lead to burnout and ad...

August 25, 2019

The Power of Absolute Belief, Love And Determination To Beat The Odds

Lisa was featured on the Guy Lawrence podcast and talked about her mums unbelievable comeback journey after an aneurysm left with her with massive brain damage. Lisa is due to release her book "Relentless" in a few months chronicling their incredible, against the odds, journey and their fight against the system, against limiting beliefs and the cruel nature of brain damage.If you would like to get on pre launch VIP list for Lisa's book so you can hear about when it is released and launch events ...

August 17, 2019

How to have more health & Happiness with Rachel Grunwell

Rachel Grunwell is one of New Zealands' best know health and wellness experts and enthusiastic marathon runner. She is an award-winning journalist and has just released the book Balance: Food, health + Happiness which which features 30 global experts sharing science-backed advice on living healthier and happier.  But Rachel wasn't always a fitness queen. Up until 7 years ago she was a hard hitting investigative journalist and had three small children and was by her own admission e...

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