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Winning in the mind - lessons from Ultramarathon Runner Vin Framularo

Lisa interviews one of her Running Hot Coaching Athletes Vin Framularo from Connecticut who just completed his first 100-mile event. Two and a half years ago Vin broke his back and focused on developing his mindset and was determined to run again. 9 weeks later he did a half marathon and two years later now ultramarathons. Mindset is everything and Vin shares his secrets to mental toughness. #running#Lisatamati#strengthrunning ---------------------------------------------------------------------...

November 25, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Ultramarathon Running

Everyone knows Lisa loves Ultramarathon running and with a career in extreme sports spanning 25 years she's knows a thing or two about the good side and the not so good side to the sport and shares in this candid podcast all the pros, the benefits to mind and body but also the much less talked about downsides and risks so you can mitigate those and have fun on the trails, mountains, roads and deserts.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

November 23, 2019

Strength Training For Runners - What to do? When and how much

I have written a number of posts on the importance of strength training for runners but the point needs hammering home. To be good runners we need to be good as athletes, be able to move fast and with stability and strength. We need strength training to be able to withstand too, the rigours of the miles and we also need strength training to counteract the catabolic (eating your own muscles) nature of long distance running not to mention for those north of 40 that we tend to l...

November 7, 2019

First 100 miler for our athlete Vin Framularo of Connecticut, USA

“He who says he can, and he who says he can't, are both usually right” 👌What can I say about the New Hampshire Hamsterwheel Ultra race this weekend? It was an epic race and a top notch event by Darby Conley and Bill Conley!! 🙌I knew with the cold NH temps, it wasn’t gonna be easy, but it was gonna be worth it. 🔥It coulda been so easy to stay warm in bed; and just do brunch like a normal person. But we ultra runners are not normal. 🤷🏻‍♂...

November 7, 2019

Dr Sam Shay to interview - The Ten Pillars Of Health

In this interview with Dr Sam Shay, Functional medicine practitioner, chiropracter, functional neurologist Lisa discusses:The controversy over the health consequences of long-distance running,How people over do HIIT and what to do insteadHow those who do long distance running can minimize the damage.Genetics and exerciseWhy certain people can get fatter the more they exercise (and what to do about it)The adrenal system and exerciseNeurocognitive degenerationWestern Medicine vs. Natural Medicine ...

November 2, 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

The Warrior Woman Whose Grit And Determination Saved Her Mum

OPINION: If you were coming up with a list of people who embody toughness and mental strength, you'd do well to jot down the name Lisa Tamati pretty quickly. Tamati is known as an ultramarathon runner who has slayed many of the most gruelling races on the planet. She's beaten Badwater, the infamous ultramarathon through Death Valley in the United States, she's run across deserts – and climbed Himalayan alps in expeditions and races that could easily have ended in death. She...

October 3, 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...

August 16, 2019

My Rules For Achieving Big Dreams, Goals & Visions

If I were to distill into one short blog post some of the major lessons I have learned over the past 25 years competing in the world's toughest endurance events, running multiple business and overcoming many personal tragedies and challenges then these would be it.1. You must have a vision and a concrete goal to aim for. If you have no set goal you will wander aimlessly around and never hit anything. You need to know when you are successful 2. Work your ass off and advertise. You need to a stron...

August 7, 2019

The Importance Of Celebrating Your Wins To Power Your Future Challenges

I want to ask you a question. When you achieve a big goal, when you overcome a big hurdle, when you are disciplined and hardworking and do well Do you celebrate your wins.Do you keep a track and really integrate the successes into your psyche. There are many reasons why you should and it’s not about pumping up your ego or arrogance but rather to rebuild your confidence, give you strength for future or current battles and to remind yourself of your badass moments so you can repeat them.&nb...

August 3, 2019

The 5 Elements Of An Holistic Run Training Program

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 mobility work plays a part an...

August 2, 2019

The keys to your mind - Control your mind, control you destiny

Do you wish you had the mental toughness of an extreme athlete?  Do you seek the confidence to deal with any threat, to steer any situation or challenge to a positive outcome? If so, you can now learn the secrets to Mental Toughness and to developing a never quit mindset from an Athlete/Business woman who has been there and done that. The keys to the mind - Control your mind, control your destiny The following are just a couple of the  powerful key traits and exercises that I have lear...

July 29, 2019

Endurance Rice Cake Recipe

These are a great snack for your long training sessions or for racing. Full of easy to digest carbs a little fat and sugar and easy to make and pack to take with you.Ingredients500 grams of rice (risotto or sushi rice) 250grams cream cheese3 Tbsp Agave nectar or honeyTwo big pinches of cinnamon3 Tbsp of sugar (optional)Vanilla extract Wash the rice thoroughly then put it in a large saucepan with 800 ml of water (be exact) the vanilla extract and the cinnamon.Bring to the boil then redu...

July 20, 2019

Why Olders Runners Need To Train Differently

If you are a past 40 runner you need to listen to this.Older runners need to incorporate strength training into their training program because:As you age you lose muscle mass unless you are specifically counteracting it - usual is around 200g per year. So by 70 you can have lost 30-40% of your muscle. This can lead to a higher body fat percentage and less stability in your body's key running muscle groups Running is also a catabolic form of exercise meaning it tends to eat muscle mass, which le...

July 19, 2019

The power of the state of gratitude

The more I research and learn about the mind and the older I get the more I understand the power of the state of gratitude. It's one of the highest states that we can be in and releases hormones into our system that actually change how we feel and lower the stress hormones we release. Becoming more concious of being grateful is something we can work on constantly. Every time we get annoyed, frustrated, angry at some we need to try and stop and catch that negative thought, own it and underst...

July 10, 2019

Running, Health and Fitness Podcasts we love

We are passionate about running, fitness, health and mindset  and want to share with you some of the great resources we have found (besides our wonderful resource of course) that will help inspire, educate and motivate you with your running. We are also passionate podcasters both as consumers of great podcasts and producers of our own show so we want to the get the word about how great a resource podcasts are for whatever you want to learn. So without further adieu here are our top pic...

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