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  In this episode, I spoke with James Laithwaite retired professional rugby player and now an entrepreneur. a 'Jams' has suffered a lot with injury over the years and he talks about overcoming these setbacks and the hacks he uses day to day plus his inspiration to starting his company with his wife Michelle. a we talk about biohacking and how we both use certain techniques and devices to help our recovery from injury and improve our performance. he really advocates cryotherapy as do I and red light therapy which has been a game-changer for my hip pain. a In...

    In this episode, I catch up with commonwealth judo champion turned professional MMA fighter and old teammate from saints academy Owen Livesey.    Owen played rugby and also trained and competed as a judoka until the last couple of years where the path of life dealt him some hands and he found himself in hull and coaching and teaching judo and wrestling to rugby players the sport that initially disregarded his pursuits of both rugby and judo all them years ago. Life has a funny way of coming around full circle many times over and his story is...

    In this episode, we review the 135km Hadrian's wall ultra we ran on Halloween of last year. we initially planned to complete the run in one day but the conditions were against us and as a result, we had to complete the challenge over 2 days. We talk about all the prep leading up to the run and then all the challenges we faced along the way. This was, without doubt, one of the toughest challenges I've ever undertaken and even matty a seasoned ultras runner with over 15 ultras to his name said it was his toughest ultra...

In this episode, I spoke with Andy Reid MBE and this was a long time since I last spoke to andy many years ago not long after his injury in Afghanistan in 2009. There was a lot in this episode and we actually spoke for 2 hours but the first 30 minutes was too informal to publish and we have some excellent content that has been left out for another episode in the future which is exciting. We spoke about his obvious injuries and the immediate moments from that point to where he is at now with his foundation and...

  This episode as part of national eating disorder awareness week and to be released today as part of International women's day!    I sat down with a west end star Hannah Grace Lawson.   Hannah is best known for appearing arguable one of the most iconic of west end shows Les Miserables.   Hannah had struggled with controlling her eating disorder whilst in a super high-pressure environment at arts educational and then later whilst on the west end itself.   We spoke about how it affected her and how she managed to find her pathway to recovery during the...