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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...

July 7, 2019

How much protein do you really need?

Athletes whether they be endurance athletes or strength athletes need more protein than the sedentary person.Protein expedites healing, recovery and your immune system function and provides building blocks for new cells it also helps the body produce hormones and enzymes.  However protein isn’t a good fuel source for an athlete, it takes too many metabolic processes to break down efficiently for fast energy production.  The amount of protein an athlete will need depends on their gend...

July 2, 2019

Running Injuries

This week’s blog will help you with prevention and management of most lower limb tendinopathies including plantar fasciitis, achilles, hamstring, patella and hip tendinopathies. The information provided will cover 95% of cases out there, I am aware rare presentations may all outside of this advice. Here we go. 1. A tendon reaction will always be due to a sudden overload: As I have discussed before, every tendon in the body has a certain load capacity. If you train just below this capacity in t...

June 30, 2019

Runners - What is your VO2max and how important is it

Can you improve your God given vo2 max? and is it an accurate predictor of your athletic capacity. VO2max stands for maximal oxygen uptake and refers to the amount of oxygen your body is capable of utilizing in one minute. It is a measure of your capacity for aerobic work and can be a predictor of your potential as an endurance athlete. However its more important to note your velocity at vo2 max as well. Put simply, your VO2 max is a numerical measurement of your body’s ability to co...

June 27, 2019

THE RUNNERS HOME GYM - WHAT YOU NEED

Gyms can be daunting not to mention expensive places to workout at and if you aren't into massive weightlifting then you don’t necessarily need 90% of the equipment there. Here I take people through some basic and some quirky pieces of equipment that are relatively inexpensive to buy but that will keep you challenged, fit and strong for your chosen sport and for general health. These items are especially suited to runners who shouldn’t neglect their strength work in order to be able to ...

June 22, 2019

HOW TO STOP FEAR RULING YOUR LIFE

Does fear limit you and stop you reaching your full potential? If you want to learn how to take control of your fears and to move forward despite them let Coach Lisa, who has faced her fair share of terrifying moments in life, share her insights For more information on Lisa's holistic run coaching systems and to download her free "How to run faster, stronger, longer without burnout and injuries" go to WWW.RUNNINGHOTCOACHING.COM/EBO... For more information on Lisa's MINDSETU - an online cour...

June 14, 2019

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FALL OFF THE WAGON WITH YOUR DIET/EXERCISE

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...

June 7, 2019

THE ART OF SELF LOVE - KIM MORRISON

This week Lisa speaks to the amazing Kim Morrison a woman who wears so many hats its hard to put her in any one box. A world record holding Ultramarathon runner, Author of 5 books, Essential Oils and Aromatherapist, Founder of the chemical free skin care and organic essential oil company Twenty8.com. Podcaster, wife to famous Cricket player Danny Morrison and all round incredible woman Kim shares her life story in this show and gives insights into how you can achieve true self love and self acce...

June 5, 2019

THE WARRIOR MENTALITY - HOW TO NEVER GIVE UP

Kerwin Rae - business mastery expert and human performance specialists interviews Lisa Tamati Pro ultra endurance athlete, author and coach about her career and her philosophies.Watch entire episode on Kerwins "Unstoppable" Podcast or on Lisa's "Pushing the Limits" podcast. Learn about the power of mental toughness, tenacity, resilience and persistence and how you can harness the power to reach your potential Subscribe to the "Unstoppable" Podcast https://www.kerwinrae.com/podcast Lisa's Podcas...

May 25, 2019

The importance of Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic breathing has many benefits for our mind and body. It helps you increase your lung capacityhelps you slow your heart rate down Lowers your cortisol levels improve your immunity  In video Lisa's discusses how to to do it and how often.  If you want to transform your body this year, lose fat and tone up then check out Lisa’s “Pushing the Limits’ Body Transformation program complete with customised full body workouts aimed at optimising fat loss and toni...

May 24, 2019

STRETCHING ADVICE FOR RUNNERS FROM THE STRETCH DOC JOHN VIGIL

Dr John talks with Adventure Athlete/Author Lisa Tamati  about the importance of Fascial stretching for runners.  Lisa and John filmed this interview in Leh before La Ultra the High race 222km over the two highest passes in the world. Dr John was crewing for Molly Sheridan of the USA.   John is the go to Stretch doctor for many extreme endurance athletes and knows his stuff inside out  For more information on Lisa's holistic run coaching systems and to download her ...

May 15, 2019

WHAT ARE OBESOGENS AND WHY THEY MIGHT BE SABOTAGING YOUR WEIGHTLOSS PLANS

This blog is about a little known term called "Obesogens". What are they you might ask and ooh they sound nasty. Well they are. Read on to find out if you are affected. From a definition standpoint Obesogens are anything that promotes obesity.  Possible obesogenic factors include excessive food intake, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep, antipsychotic drugs, late pregnancy and some environmental pollutants but in this blog I wanted to concentrate on just the environmental pollutants&...

May 14, 2019

Kerwin Rae & Lisa Tamati discuss High Performance and being Unstoppable

Kerwin Rae is one of the world's leading Business Mastery teachers and human performance experts. His seminars and masterminds attract thousands and his social media has impacted over 1 billion lives.  In this interview he interview Ultra Endurance Athlete, Coach, Author and high performance Expert Lisa Tamati on what it takes to beat the odds, achieve the extraordinary and to push the limits of human endurance. They discuss everything from dealing with physical and emotional pain to f...

May 7, 2019

THE POWER AND IMPORTANCE OF BEING RESILIENT

THE POWER AND IMPORTANCE OF BEING RESILIENT Be willing to get knocked down Getting get knocked down doesn’t say much about you; it’s how you get up that determines whether you will ultimately succeed, so see setbacks as opportunities for your personal growth. Instead of looking at the first bump in the road as an excuse to turn around and head home, use it as an opportunity to inform your game plan and adjust your strategy. ...use it as an opportunity to inform your game plan and adjust y...

April 26, 2019

PRODUCT & GEAR REVIEW- TAILWIND, CRAMPFIX, ORANGE MUD, ALPINAMENTE SUNGLASSES

In this video  Lisa Tamati coaching at Running Hot interviews Mark Drew who is an expert on Tailwind nutrition, Orange Mud hydration systems, Crampfix and Alpinamente Sunglasses takes us through the ins and outs of all these products and explains why you should try them out on your event or training run or bike. For more info you can get in touch with Mark or buy the products at www.tailwindnutrition.co.nz and www.zerotwenty2.co.nz If you want to transform your body this year, lose fat...

April 25, 2019

How to run for over 24 hours at a time.

Recently I had a curly question from one of our amazing athletes at Running Hot who was doing a very different type of Ultra. Below is his question and my answer.  This will help people doing any sort of long distance but in particular, 12, 24 hour races or circuit races where its about consistency over a long period of time and pacing and energy management.  QUESTION: I am doing a backyard ultra in two weeks.. a last person standing event.. never ran farther than an 85k ultra.. t...

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