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I want to explore what makes someone successful as well as explore their challenges! I want to get in touch with what defines people as an individual! I put a New Zealand number 8 wire mentality to podcasting!

I want to explore what makes someone successful as well as explore their challenges! I want to get in touch with what defines people as an individual! I put a New Zealand number 8 wire mentality to podcasting!
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I want to explore what makes someone successful as well as explore their challenges! I want to get in touch with what defines people as an individual! I put a New Zealand number 8 wire mentality to podcasting!




Ep45- Alex Pole

Alex Pole is my better half and inspiration. In this podcast we speak openly and in raw detail about our experience so far as parents. Its been bloody hard to say the least, compounded by some of the choices we have made, at the same time its been our greatest journey yet. Instagram Facebook Alex Pole Instagram Blog Postnatal Depletion Cure:...


Ep44- Thomas Nabbs; The Water Boy

This Episode we interview Thomas Nabbs, Founder of The Water Boy Initiative: LinkedIn Thomas Nabbs Instagram Facebook Website SPONSOR: Instagram Instagram Twitter Snapchat @stagryan Facebook Blog...


Ep43: Mason Taylor; Superfeast Mushies

Was a special time to catch up with Mason who is passionate about health and tonic herbalism, health and wellbeing and the founder of Superfeast Mushies. How mushrooms come about, link the world and can benefit us is extremely fascinating and it was such a pleasure to get Mason on to delve deep into the detail Instagram Twitter Facebook Instagram...


Ep42- Gemma Major

Gemma is a graduate of the University of Waikato with a BMS (Hons) majoring in Strategy. Originally from Brisbane, she moved to the Waikato in 2010. Gemma is a Youth Advisor to Philanthropy New Zealand, a 2017 awardee of Hamilton City Council’s 30 under 30, and a guest speaker for the University of Waikato. Instagram Twitter Instagram Facebook...


Ep41- Cliff Harvey

Cliff helps people to live healthier, happier lives, and to perform better since the late 1990s. He has assisted with many Olympic, professional, Commonwealth and other high performing athletes. Cliff also worked with many people to overcome the effects of chronic and debilitating health conditions. Not content with his role as a clinical nutritionist he has followed his passions and founded or co-founded many successful businesses in the health, fitness and wellness space. Website...


Ep40- The Fat Emperor; Ivor Cummins

Ivor has taken his Chemical Engineering background and 30 years in complex problem solving to not only improve his own health with a Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat diet, but through his extensive research been able to communicate optimal health and wellbeing to the broader population. Yet again an engineering mindset has flipped common paradigms and dogmas of health to give the true benefits of food, sun, sleep and low stress. Check out his book Eat Rich Live Long...


Ep39- Evryman: Lucas Krump

MISSION: TO INSPIRE AND CREATE A MOVEMENT THAT REDEFINES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A MAN. LUCAS KRUMP co-founder of Evryman. Born and raised in Kansas, “midwest values” and Jesuit education define his character. After college he spent 10 years living abroad, where he began his career as a successful technology executive and entrepreneur. He has led several high performing global teams, and now at Evryman he is combining his hustle with his purpose to build a community that helps men be the best...


Ep38- Eating Crickets; Grilo Protein

Grilo means “cricket” in Portuguese. According to the dictionary, a cricket is a brown or black insect that makes short, loud noises by rubbing its wings together. Our love for exercising triggered the search for a clean, high protein source to boost everyday meals and smoothies after surfing, running and training. Disappointed with the social and environmental impact caused by most of the protein sources available on the market, we thought it was time to look for alternatives. After a long...


Ep37-Dave (Keto) Feldman

Witnessing many of my patients on statins and being able to visualise atherosclerosis in retinal photos, I decided to gain a greater understanding about what cholesterol is and when is it a disease and when is it an energy source. Exploring this topic lead me to finding the work of Dave Feldman, which has greatly enhanced my understanding of lipidology, especially when adopting a low carb approach to health and wellbeing. I hope you enjoy this podcast like I did, we go a bit deep into the...


Ep36-Luke Taylor

This episode we check back in with the legend, Luke Taylor. We hear from Luke how he got on at the World Triathlon Champs in Rotterdam, hear how he attacked an Ironman with his Taylored Method and have a general good chat about full spectrum, strength and conditioning, wellbeing and health. Instagram Facebook Website Website Level Up...


Ep35- Me!! Ryan O'Connor

This episode I put a time stamp on The Stag Roar and dive deep into where I'm at right now. Coincidently my final day of work before moving to Australia. SPONSOR: Instagram Instagram Twitter Snapchat @stagryan Facebook Blog


Ep34- KeCussion: Eddie Rakanui

This Episode I have the absolute pleasure of sitting down with Eddie Rakanui. I came across Eddies blog, KeCussion through a tweet by the one and only Dom D’Agostino. Seeing Eddies experience and through my own experience with Traumatic brain injury and ketosis I just knew we had to connect. Its interesting to hear about Eddie’s ongoing journey with the ketogenic diet in particular the special interest his GP is having especially around his cholesterol work up. More intriguing was that his...


Ep33- Ky Furneaux

As someone who has just had a wee daughter, its awesome to see a fierce female role model, Ky didn’t let a car crash at 19 years old define her life, and she certainly didn’t let a Doctor tell her she’d never be active again, on the contrary, she became the worlds best female stunt woman. A super interesting conversation with the person behind the stunts of; Jaimie Alexander in Thor and Jennifer Garner in Elektra. Anne Hathaway, Sharon stone and more. Featuring in Xmen to Hancock to Agent’s...


Ep32- Be Pure Ben Warren

Ben Warren’s latest seminar, 'Tired, Stressed and All the Rest?' is here to support you in understanding your unique body, why what works for you when it comes to diet and lifestyle is personal, and how to unlock your energy to live the life you really want. Simply enter THESTAGROAR to receive $10 off your tickets at checkout. Here's the link to the events: Instagram


Ep31- Turtle Man: Adam Kavanagh

When Adam Kavanagh was working shift work in a coal mine, he began to suffer badly with ill health, without too many answers he was diagnosed with Graves disease. Given the option of surgery or a lifetime of medication, Adam found alternative answers in the Paleo diet when he caught Pete Evans on TV. In the space of a few days Adam’s symptom’s alleviated and sparked an journey of deeper discovery which took him to Africa and Around his homeland of Australia. Now Adam is searching deeper the...


Ep30- What The Fast! Dr Caryn Zinn & Prof Grant Schofield

Back at the cutting edge of the latest science, What the Fast! is a practical guide to get you started with intermittent fasting (IF) or Super-Fasting (SF) as we now call it. Plus it comes with all the science and the recipes too. Facebook Website Twitter Facebook Blog Twitter Facebook...


Ep29- Pete Evans

A man who needs no introduction, Pete Evans is a human who is exploring his life experience through contentment. His podcast, Recipes for Life; brings to you others who are on their own journey of human experience and what factors optimise it for them. I was Lucky enough to catch Pete from his apartment in Auckland whilst he was in New Zealand recently filming My Kitchen Rules. I hope you enjoy this deep dive with Pete as we go on quite the adventure together. Instagram @chefpeteevans...


Ep28- Talman Madsen

Talman Madsen is a Kiwi adventurer, photographer, frother, lover of life! I have been a massive fan of Talman for a number of years and its no surprises he was the recipient of the New Zealand Geographic Young Photographer of the year 2016. Since then he featured strongly in the Discovery Channel Internship competition and has done many awesome and wonderful photo expeditions not to mentioned published a book which you can get from any book store worth their weight in gold or his website...


Episode 27 Mike Masini- BioHacker

Mike Masini is a Biohacker Specialist with a background in Metabolic Analytics, Strength and Conditioning and Holistic Nutrition. He is a diversified entrepreneur and has laser focus on elevating others to entrepreneurship. Mike is the Founder of BioHacker University and talks to us about his aspirations for health and wellness as well as his vision to come to NZ to hunt and change the face of hunting preparation. Instagram @biohackeruniversity Twitter: @GENESISTRENGTH Facebook...


Ep26: Modern Huntsman- Brad Neathery & Tyler Sharp

Modern Huntsman is a biannual publication, and online forum for like-minded conservationists, creatives, and outdoor enthusiasts. Born out of frustration with the way hunting is often misrepresented in our modern society, their objective is to shed light on a more honest side of the story from the perspective of hunting purists and philosophers, unaltered by the skews of mainstream media, misinformed emotional rants, and corporate interests. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did, take the...