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Brian Wood | The Ultimate Sacrifice

Brian Wood | The Ultimate Sacrifice

November 24, 2021

In episode 52 we have guest host Stuart Gordon from All About Balance speaking with Brian Wood.

Stuart is our second guest host following Prof Andy Lanes conversation recently with Greg Whyte. 

Stuart, Sports Therapist of 30 years in this interview is giving Brian treatment on day 23 of his 25 marathons in 25 days, part of his “The Ultimate Sacrifice Challenge”.  

Brian was awarded the military cross, one of Britains highest military awards for gallantry, his real-life story "Danny Boy" is available now on BBC iPlayer.

You can read all about this challenge on the links below and you can connect with both Brian and Stuart on the following:

Brian 

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Twitter 

Web

If you would like to donate to Brians challenge you can do so on this link

Stuart 

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Twitter 

Web

 

Jamie McDonald | 5500 miles across America

Jamie McDonald | 5500 miles across America

October 29, 2021

In episode 51 I chat with Jamie McDonald AKA Adventureman! 

Jamie is a serial adventurer and fundraiser  and his accomplishments include:

Cycling 14000 miles from Bangkok to Gloucester,

Static cycling world record.

Solo run across Canada.

Solo run across America.

Treadmill world record.

Jamie won a Pride of Britain award in 2019 for Fundraiser of the year. His new book Adventureman: Running America: A Glimmer of Hope: 5,500 Miles Across the USA is available now having been published in august. 

Connect with Jamie:

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Adventureman: Running America by Jamie McDonald (Summersdale, £9.99) is available from all good book retailers https://bit.ly/AdventuremanJMcD
Stuart Gordon | Sports Therapist | All About Balance

Stuart Gordon | Sports Therapist | All About Balance

October 25, 2021

In episode 50 we welcome back Stuart, Sports Therapist of over 30 years, from All About Balance UK.

Stuart is the UK Distributor of Barefoot Science insoles, an in-shoe training system that strengthens your feet and improves your balance the instant you fit them into your shoes.

In this episode we cover injury advice from questions taken from the #UKRunChat community.

To listen to our previous podcasts with Stuart click the below:

With Dr Peter Gorman 

With Dr Susie Cooper 

You can connect with Stuart on:

Instagram

Twitter

 

Elise Downing - Coasting

Elise Downing - Coasting

October 4, 2021

In episode #49 I speak with Elise Downing, Author of Coasting. 

Elise ran 5000 miles around Britain and Coasting is her memoir of the journey. 

Just six months after coming up with the idea to do this Elise set off with no ultra-running experience at all! 

Coasting: Running Around the Coast of Britain - Life, Love and (very) Loose plans is out now.

Connect with Elise on:

 

Twitter

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers 

Alex & Izzie - Macmillan Cancer Support

Alex & Izzie - Macmillan Cancer Support

September 28, 2021

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when you are charity of the year for an event like London Marathon? 

Alex and Izzie give us an insight in to the last two years, what its been like for Macmillan Cancer Support as charity of the year and tell us all about the things they are busy doing this week! 

Enjoy this and see you all on next weeks episode.

 

Tim Lloyd, Always AimHigh Events.

Tim Lloyd, Always AimHigh Events.

September 13, 2021

Tim is one of the founders of always Aim High a fantastic events company based in North Wales that organise events like the Snowdon Trail Marathon. 

Tim is a former Olympic Skier, he is a full time firefighter and we chat all about his journey and how he came to be putting on the wonderful events at Always Aim High. 

You can learn more and interact with the team on:

Website

Instagram 

Twitter 

Andy Lane & Greg Whyte

Andy Lane & Greg Whyte

September 6, 2021

In podcast episode #46 we have the first of our guest hosts. Andy Lane, Professor of Sport Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton is hosting and interviewing his friend Greg Whyte.

Greg Whyte, is a former Olympian and Sports Scientist. He won European bronze and World Championship silver medals, and competed in two Olympic Games.

Greg has been involved in training and coaching celebrities on some huge challenges including Eddie Izzard, David Walliams, John Bishop, Davina & more!

Listen to hear the 2 professors talking about:

Goals, 

Coaching olympians, 

Creating belief, confidence & motivation,

Adapting your training and lots more!

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Enjoy!

Dr Peter Gorman | Stuart Gordon

Dr Peter Gorman | Stuart Gordon

August 20, 2021

Dr. Peter Gorman is the president of Microgate USA who works with everyday runners and athletes as well as the world’s top athletes, team owners and doctors. He has multiple patents for heart rate monitors. 

Stuart is the owner of all about balance and sports therapist of 30+ years as well as the UK distributor of barefoot science insoles. 

We discuss:

Your gait / the runners gait cycle

Importance of proprioceptive stimulation

Better balance and why you should strive for it

Injury risk

Midfoot / forefoot running

How runners attempt to fly….and more! 

For those of you attending run fest run or the national running show south you will be able to meet Stuart and watch his talks so go say hi! 

If you haven’t already heard our previous podcast with Stuart and Dr Susie Cooper which has lots of plantar fasciitis tips in then do have a listen, that was episode #38.

Connect with Stuart and All About Balance on the links below.

Twitter 

Instagram

Facebook

Dr Peter Gorman on CEO Talks watch here

John and Nathan, CBD Triathlete.

John and Nathan, CBD Triathlete.

August 12, 2021

Episode #44.

We welcome John and Nathan, founders of CBD Triathlete to talk all things CBD. 

We cover:

Cannabis, cannabinoids, CBD vs THC, benefits and risks of taking CBD, types of products available and more!

You can connect with CBD Triathlete and check out their website on the links below.

Website

Instagram 

Twitter

 

Emma, Andrew & Chris from ParetoFM

Emma, Andrew & Chris from ParetoFM

August 9, 2021

In episode 43 I speak with Emma, Andrew and Chris from ParetoFM.  Pareto are a sponsor of our event the Shrewsbury Half Marathon which is on Sunday October 10th.

Emma is the Pareto FM Social Impact Director, Andrew is the Founder and Managing Director and Chris is a Senior Account Manager.  

Subjects we speak about include how Pareto have supported their team members well being during the pandemic. We also talk about their free FM10 virtual event which plenty of UKRunChat people have entered looking at the pictures that are being posted of people with the medals.

Learn more about and connect with the team at ParetoFM on the links below. 

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Twitter

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