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Step into the realm of resilience, endurance, and achievement with ”The Greg Bennett Show.” Hosted by Greg Bennett, an Olympian, former world number one triathlete, and one of the most prolific figures in Triathlon, this podcast embodies Greg’s career-defining mantra, ”Success comes to those who endure just one moment longer.” On ”The Greg Bennett Show” Greg blends his wealth of 27 years of professional experience, having won over 100 international races from 500 starts and held the title of the world’s number 1 ranked triathlete for three consecutive years, with profound, insightful dialogues featuring the world’s leading athletes, coaches, entrepreneurs, and high-performers. These conversations traverse sports, business, entrepreneurship, and entertainment sectors, providing a rich tapestry of stories about the relentless pursuit of success, mental resilience, and the art of endurance. A balance between Greg’s remarkable career and the inspiring journeys of his guests, ”The Greg Bennett show” serves as a beacon of inspiration for those daring to strive, persist, and endure just one moment longer in their pursuit of greatness.

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Step into the realm of resilience, endurance, and achievement with ”The Greg Bennett Show.” Hosted by Greg Bennett, an Olympian, former world number one triathlete, and one of the most prolific figures in Triathlon, this podcast embodies Greg’s career-defining mantra, ”Success comes to those who endure just one moment longer.” On ”The Greg Bennett Show” Greg blends his wealth of 27 years of professional experience, having won over 100 international races from 500 starts and held the title of the world’s number 1 ranked triathlete for three consecutive years, with profound, insightful dialogues featuring the world’s leading athletes, coaches, entrepreneurs, and high-performers. These conversations traverse sports, business, entrepreneurship, and entertainment sectors, providing a rich tapestry of stories about the relentless pursuit of success, mental resilience, and the art of endurance. A balance between Greg’s remarkable career and the inspiring journeys of his guests, ”The Greg Bennett show” serves as a beacon of inspiration for those daring to strive, persist, and endure just one moment longer in their pursuit of greatness.

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Episodes
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Endurance and Evolution: Braden Curie's Triathlon Mastery

6/17/2024
Explore the compelling narrative of Braden Curie, a dominant figure in the world of Ironman triathlon, on this episode of The Greg Bennett Show. Delve into Braden’s journey from adventure racing to standing on the podium at the world's most prestigious Ironman events. Braden shares his experiences of resilience, adaptation, and the lessons he’s learned throughout his evolving career. From his early passion for endurance sports to balancing intense training regimes with personal life, Braden’s story is one of continual growth and relentless pursuit. Join us as Braden and Greg share laughs and stories, offering a candid look into the life of an elite athlete striving for excellence in every aspect of life.

Duration:01:20:51

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Nick Jonsson: Mastering Endurance in Sport & Leadership

6/10/2024
Join me on "The Greg Bennett Show" as I sit down with Nick Jonsson, an extraordinary figure who seamlessly bridges the worlds of extreme sports and executive leadership. As an Ironman World Athlete and the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Executives' Global Network, Nick has cultivated a platform that not only supports business leaders but also champions mental health through his best-selling book on executive loneliness. This episode delves into Nick's dual passions for triathlon and leadership, exploring how the discipline from Ironman training enhances his professional effectiveness and personal resilience. We'll uncover the origins of his triathlon journey, his strategies for balancing rigorous training with executive responsibilities, and how these experiences have shaped his approach to leadership. Nick also shares his insights on building mental toughness and maintaining cognitive clarity through the physical demands of endurance sports. Listen in as Nick discusses the inspiration behind his pivotal work in mental health, the creation of "Executive Loneliness," and the impact of his advocacy. Whether you're an athlete, executive, or anyone in between, this episode is packed with valuable lessons on pushing limits, overcoming obstacles, and living with purpose.

Duration:01:08:26

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Troy Taylor, Snr. Dir. of Performance Innovation at Tonal: Blending High-Performance Sport with Next-Gen Fitness Tech

6/3/2024
Join us on "The Greg Bennett Show" as we delve into a fascinating conversation with Troy Taylor, a visionary in the realm of high-performance sport and innovative fitness technology. As the Senior Director of Performance Innovation at Tonal, Troy brings a wealth of experience from his involvement in seven Olympic Games and his pivotal role at U.S. Ski & Snowboard. In this episode, Troy shares his journey through the echelons of sports science and into the cutting edge of fitness technology with Tonal, a revolutionary home fitness system that combines AI with robust strength training tools to offer personalized workouts. We explore how Tonal's advanced data analytics are reshaping what it means to train effectively, making elite-level fitness insights accessible right from the comfort of home. Listen as Troy discusses the challenges and triumphs of translating high-performance athletic training into everyday fitness solutions, the future of personalized training programs powered by AI, and how these technologies are not only enhancing athletic performance but also revolutionizing health and longevity for everyone. Whether you’re an athlete, tech enthusiast, or fitness newbie, this episode offers a rare glimpse into the future of fitness, blending high-tech solutions with practical applications to optimize human potential. Dive into the world where technology meets athleticism, and discover how the landscapes of health, sport, and business are evolving in exciting new ways.

Duration:01:08:46

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Golden Reflections: Olympic Triathlon Legends - Simon Whitfield, Hamish Carter, Jan Frodeno, and Alistair Brownlee. on Glory, Growth, and Paris 2024

5/27/2024
Join us for a landmark episode of "The Greg Bennett Show" as we reunite four of triathlon's greatest Olympic gold medalists: Simon Whitfield, Hamish Carter, Jan Frodeno, and Alistair Brownlee. In this special gathering, each legend shares the intense emotions and pivotal moments leading up to their iconic Olympic victories, providing a rare glimpse into the mindset of a champion. As we navigate through their storied careers, our guests tackle a poignant listener question about the highs and lows of Olympic glory and discuss the profound personal and professional impacts of their successes. Looking forward to the Paris 2024 Olympics, Simon, Hamish, Jan, and Alistair make their predictions for the men's, women's, and team events, and offer sage advice for athletes on the cusp of competing on the world's biggest stage. This episode doesn't just delve into past triumphs; it explores how these champions are paving the way for future generations, continuing to influence the sport through commentary and advocacy, and continuous involvement in the triathlon community. Tune in for an inspiring journey through Olympic history and insights into the future of triathlon, all from the athletes who have stood atop the podium and know what it takes to achieve the pinnacle of sports excellence. Whether you're a triathlon enthusiast, an aspiring Olympian, or a fan of incredible sports stories, this episode is a masterclass in resilience, strategy, and the enduring spirit of the Olympic athlete.

Duration:01:06:25

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Fueling the Distance: Alex Larson on Optimal Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

5/20/2024
Join us on The Greg Bennett Show for an insightful discussion with Alex Larson, a dietitian and nutrition coach dedicated to revolutionizing the way endurance athletes fuel their performance. In this episode, Alex delves into common mistakes athletes make in their diets, the transformative power of proper nutrition, and the effectiveness of various macro-focused diets in endurance sports. Discover the impact of tailored nutrition strategies that draw upon both modern research and ancestral health principles to enhance athletic performance. Alex provides an in-depth look at how historical eating habits can inform today’s dietary practices, helping athletes achieve their peak potential. Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or a weekend warrior, this conversation is packed with practical advice on optimizing your fueling strategy for better energy, recovery, and competitive edge. Tune in to learn how to nourish your body for the long haul and pick up actionable tips to elevate your training and racing experiences.

Duration:01:11:58

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Craig Alexander: A Triathlon Legend's Journey Through Family Resilience

5/13/2024
In this profoundly inspiring episode of "The Greg Bennett Show," we sit down with triathlon royalty, Craig Alexander, a three-time Ironman World Champion known affectionately as Crowie. Beyond his legendary status in the world of endurance sports, Craig is a devoted family man, whose recent personal challenges have brought to light the true strength and resilience that define him. Today, we explore a deeply personal narrative that extends beyond the racecourses and into the heart of his family. Craig opens up about a harrowing ordeal that has profoundly impacted their lives—his son Austin's sudden stroke at just 13 years old during a track event, leading to severe paralysis. This episode delves into the intense emotional and physical journey that followed, highlighting Austin's incredible fight to regain mobility and the family's unwavering support through months of rehabilitation. Craig shares the profound lessons in resilience and adaptation he's learned through this ordeal, lessons that transcend the discipline of triathlon and speak to the core of human endurance. We discuss the critical role of community support, the therapeutic effects of sports, and how his family has navigated the complexities of recovery with grace and determination. Whether you're a fan of triathlon, a supporter of overcoming adversity, or someone who cherishes powerful stories of human spirit, this conversation with Craig Alexander offers a compelling look at what it means to endure, adapt, and thrive against the odds. Join us as we uncover the personal side of a sports legend, whose life lessons extend far beyond the finish line.

Duration:01:12:02

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Tim Heming: Decoding Triathlon's Evolution and Forecasting its Future

5/6/2024
Join us on "The Greg Bennett Show" for an insightful conversation with Tim Heming, a seasoned sportswriter whose expertise spans two decades in the world of endurance sports. As a pivotal voice in triathlon journalism, Tim has tracked the sport from its humble beginnings to its Olympic heights, offering a unique perspective on its evolution and the athletes who define it. In this episode, Tim delves into the changes he's witnessed in the storytelling of triathlon, the development of the sport, and the critical issues that shape its discourse today. We explore the "State of the Union" of triathlon, discussing its past, present, and what Tim predicts for its future amid emerging trends and new challenges. We also tackle the complexities of the current major triathlon series, including Ironman, SuperTri, and the T100 series, assessing their impact on both professional and amateur athletes. Tim shares his thoughts on the contract dynamics within these events and their influence on the sport's integrity and accessibility. With the Paris Olympics looming, Tim offers his predictions for the triathlon events, highlighting athletes to watch and the potential outcomes of the men's, women's, and mixed relay races. He also forecasts the upcoming seasons for iconic events like Kona and the Ironman series, providing insights into what fans and competitors can expect. Whether you're a triathlon enthusiast, an athlete, or just love diving deep into the dynamics of sports, this conversation with Tim Heming will enrich your understanding of where triathlon stands today and where it's headed. Tune in for a deep dive into the heart of triathlon with one of the sport's most respected journalists.

Duration:01:14:11

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Scott Tindal Unveils Triathlon GOAT Jan Frodeno's New Nutrition Strategy with Fuelin

4/29/2024
Dive into a captivating conversation on The Greg Bennett Show with Scott Tindal, the mastermind behind Fuelin, as we explore groundbreaking nutrition strategies in the world of elite sports. In this episode, we're thrilled to discuss the exciting news of triathlon legend Jan Frodeno's recent partnership with Fuelin, revealing how this collaboration is set to elevate his performance to new heights. Scott shares the insider details of what Fuelin is all about and how its app is revolutionizing athlete nutrition. We delve into practical fueling tips for triathletes, tackling common challenges like managing jetlag and optimizing energy during peak training and race days. Listeners will gain valuable insights into personalized nutrition coaching that Scott has perfected over decades, working with top athletes across various disciplines. Plus, don't miss out on exclusive advice directly from a leading nutrition expert on how to enhance your dietary habits to support rigorous training schedules. As a special bonus for our listeners, Scott is offering a 30% discount on Fuelin services. Simply visit Fuelin.com/GBS and use the promo code GBS30 to unlock your savings and start transforming your performance today. Join us for this enlightening episode as we uncover the secrets to successful athlete nutrition and get a peek into the future of sports performance with Scott Tindal.

Duration:01:20:55

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Cam Wurf: Olympic Rower to Pro Cycling and Ironman Phenom

4/22/2024
Join us on "The Greg Bennett Show" as we catch up with Cam Wurf, a truly extraordinary athlete who has excelled in rowing, triathlon, and professional cycling. From Olympic rower to Ironman champion and cycling powerhouse with Team INEOS, Cam's versatility and relentless drive have made him a standout figure in every discipline he tackles. In this episode, Cam takes us on a riveting journey through his sporting career, sharing insights from his time on the Olympic rowing team to his surprising transitions into triathlon and the elite world of pro cycling. Discover how he juggles competing at the highest levels in both cycling and triathlon, his approach to training, and his experiences with Team INEOS. We delve into Cam's unique perspective on resilience, adaptation, and the mental challenges of competing globally. Learn about his strategic choices in races, his thoughts on the evolving landscape of endurance sports, and his plans for the future. Whether you're a sports enthusiast or just love a good story of ambition and perseverance, this conversation with Cam Wurf is not to be missed. Tune in to hear from a man who continues to redefine the limits of human endurance and inspire athletes around the world.

Duration:01:22:55

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Alex Keith - World Renowned Olympic Chiropractor and Bodywork specialist. From Olympic champions to Entertainment legends!

4/15/2024
Join us on The Greg Bennett Show as we dive deep into the fascinating world of Dr. Alex Keith, a chiropractor whose hands have brought relief and recovery to Olympic champions and entertainment moguls alike. From the intense competitive arenas of triathlon and the Olympics to the high-energy world of rock and roll, Dr. Keith's career is a testament to his remarkable skill and versatility. In this episode, we explore his journey into triathlon, his pivotal role with the USA Triathlon team at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, and the unique transition to working with the legendary Jimmy Buffett. Dr. Keith shares stories from behind the scenes, common injuries he's encountered among elite athletes, preventative measures for optimal health, and the unforgettable experiences of working alongside music icons. Whether it's fostering peak performance in athletes or ensuring entertainers can give their all on stage, Dr. Keith's insights into wellness, resilience, and the importance of body management are invaluable. Sit back and enjoy as two old friends, Greg Bennett and Dr. Alex Keith, share laughs, lessons learned, and a few surprises along the way.

Duration:01:01:58

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Sebastian Kienle - An Ironman World Champion Legend's Final Lap

4/8/2024
In this captivating episode of The Greg Bennett Show, I sit down with the legendary Sebastian Kienle, a name synonymous with triathlon greatness. As we reflect on Sebi's illustrious career, we delve into the highlights and pivotal moments that defined his journey from a passionate young athlete to a world-renowned champion. Kienle shares the emotional and inspiring story behind his decision to retire, revisiting favorite races from his farewell tour, and the profound impact of his final year in professional triathlon. Sebi opens up about the highs and lows, the lessons learned, and the wisdom gained through decades of competition. We explore the transition to life after professional sports, the challenges and discoveries of stepping away from competition, and how he plans to remain connected to the triathlon community. Join us as Sebastian Kienle, with his characteristic humility and insight, offers invaluable advice to aspiring triathletes and reflects on the legacy he hopes to leave behind. Through stories of resilience, triumph, and the relentless pursuit of excellence, this episode is a tribute to a true triathlon icon. Don't miss this deep dive into the heart and soul of one of the sport's greatest athletes right here on The Greg Bennett Show.

Duration:01:13:49

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Greg Bennett - Unleashing Potential and Mastering the Art of Living with Purpose

4/1/2024
In this unique episode of "The Greg Bennett Show," I take a moment to step back and engage directly with you, the listener. As we close out the first quarter of the year, it's the perfect time to reflect on where we are and where we're heading. Today, I'm diving deep into the essence of living with purpose, understanding who we are, and embracing the resilience within us. Inspired by our Fireside Friday Conversations, we'll explore the valuable currency of time, the power of knowing your strengths, and the drive behind your passions. This episode is a heartfelt invitation to take control of your life, lean into opportunities, and never play the victim. From personal anecdotes to lessons from our diverse guests over the past three months, we'll unpack what it means to live intentionally and resiliently. We'll also tackle some thought-provoking questions from our listeners, covering topics from the difference between high performance and mastery, overcoming setbacks, and the unexpected lessons learned transitioning from a professional athlete to an entrepreneur. Celebrating our recent guests, we reflect on their contributions to our understanding of mental performance, resilience, entrepreneurship, and more. This roll call of inspirational figures includes Seth Pepper, Dr. Tommy Wood, Mathias Hecht, Trevor Hendy, Ronnie Schildknecht, Guy Leech, Beth Mckenzie, Imogen Simmonds, Joe Friel, Matt Hauser, David Tilbury-Davis, Olav Aleksander Bu, and Colin Cook. Plus, I'll share some of my favorite book and podcast recommendations that have influenced me profoundly. We'll even delve into my take on the current state of triathlon, the T100, and the entrepreneurial spirit required for professional athletes. As we wrap up, remember that your time is precious, and your potential is limitless. Let's commit to a journey of purposeful living, embracing every challenge and opportunity with resilience and joy. Here's to making every moment count and moving forward with intention and vigor.

Duration:00:42:24

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Colin Cook - Elite Triathlete, Peak Triathlon Coaching, Peak Recovery and Health Center, Top Gunz Elite Tri Team, NorthEast Multisport - Age Grouper for Life Podcast

3/25/2024
Today, we're diving into the world of transformation, resilience, and the power of what endurance sports can do to somebody's life. From the icy rinks of collegiate hockey, to the grueling distances of Ironman Triathlon, our guest has navigated the waters of addiction and emerged not just as a competitor, but as a coach and as a guide to others. His journey is a testament to the human spirit's capacity to overcome and find purpose through adversity. He's now a remarkable coach, and a lead triathlete, and founder of several business and clubs, including Peak Triathlon Coaching, Peak Recovery and Health Center, Top Gunz Elite Tri Team, and NorthEast Multisport. He's also the host of the Age Grouper For Life Podcast. He's competed in 19 Ironmans including 6 current Ironman World Champs, and has won the overall age group titles at numerous events. Welcome to The Greg Bennett Show, Colin Cook.

Duration:01:12:34

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Olav Aleksander Bu - Arguably the Worlds Great Triathlon Coach -Coach to Olympic and multiple World Champion, Kristian Blummenfelt and Multiple World Champion and Kona record holder, Gustav Iden

3/18/2024
Today's guest is arguably the world's greatest triathlon coach. His results have made the entire endurance world stop and take notice. With a profound impact on the sport, he has guided his athletes to the pinnacle of triathlon success, including Olympic glory, world championships across various distances, and record-shattering performances that have redefined what's possible in endurance sports. His analytical approach, combined with a relentless pursuit of knowledge has not only elevated the career of the world's top triathletes but has also inspired a broader conversation about the science and art of high performance coaching. Under his guidance, athletes have not just won; they have dominated, reshaping our understanding of preparation, strategy, and execution. From coaching the Olympic and Multiple World champion, Kristian Blummenfel to guiding Gustav Iden to Ironman World Championship victories, his influence spans the entire spectrum of triathlon. Today, we're diving into the mind of a coach who's reshaped the landscape of triathlon, strategic innovation, and the unyielding belief in the potential of his athletes. Welcome to The Greg Bennett Show, Olav Aleksander Bu.

Duration:01:40:43

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DavidTilbury-Davis - World, National Champion Coach - Coach to World #2 Ashleigh Gentle and many others

3/11/2024
Today we're learning multitudes of superb information from a stupendous legendary triathlon sports coach. He's counted among the greatest in his field. He is a deeply profound individual and exhibits compassionate sensitivity amid athletes. He describes himself as a "behavioral change engineer", who aspires to help guide his athletes towards betterment, both athletically and as human beings. Welcome to The Greg Bennett Show, David Tilbury-Davis.

Duration:01:24:32

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Matt Hauser - Australian Multiple Olympic Triathlete - World Champion

3/4/2024
Today, we're diving into the world of a remarkable athlete who has taken the triathlon world by storm. From clinching world titles as a junior to making waves on the global stage at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, the World Triathlon series, and the SuperTri series, his journey is nothing short of inspirational. He's battled through the highs and lows with the heart of a champion - Just watch the Super League Triathlon series in 2022, showing us what resilience, dedication, and sheer passion for the sport truly look like. An Australian powerhouse known for his fierce competitiveness, dominating swim, and incredible work ethic, he's not just a rising star - he's a force to be reckoned with, setting the pace for future generations. Welcome to the Greg Bennett Show, Matt Hauser.

Duration:01:10:40

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Joe Friel - World Renowned Endurance Coach - Best Selling Author - CoFounder TrainingPeaks

2/26/2024
Today, I'm joined by a true pioneer in the world of Triathlon and endurance sports coaching. A visionary who has shaped the training regime of amateur and professional athletes around the world for decades, his methods have stood the test of time, blending the art of coaching with the science of performance. He is the architect behind the Training Bible series and has penned the guide that countless cyclists, triathletes, and coaches have turned to. He's a co-founder of Training Peaks, one of the most innovative training software platforms in the world. A mentor to coaches and athletes alike, his impact on the endurance sports community is immeasurable. Welcome to the Greg Bennett Show, Joe Friel.

Duration:01:12:15

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Imogen Simmonds - Professional Swiss Triathlete - Multiple IM 70.3 podium

2/19/2024
Today's guest is a remarkable talent in the world of triathlon, with an incredible resilience, perseverance, and tenacity, from her early days in Hong Kong to Switzerland, to academic excellence at The Imperial College, London. Her journey is a wonderful collection of marvelous experiences. She's a latecomer to the sport, but she's rapidly ascended to the pinnacle of long distance triathlon, amassing impressive varieties of winds and podium finishes, including two podiums at the 70.3 Ironman World Championships, one in Nice, France in 2019, and again in Lahti, Finland last year. Her universal consistency is truly amazing, and in 2023 she finished 9th on the PTO World Rankings. I'm confident we're going to see her push into the top 5 in the very near future.

Duration:01:04:32

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Beth McKenzie - Multiple Ironman Champion - CEO & Co-Founder of Wyn Republic

2/12/2024
Our guest is a phenomenal blend of athleticism, business acumen, and personal drive. As a former champion, she won Ironman Switzerland. This incredible athlete has transitioned from the triathlon world to making a significant mark in the business realm. She's a marathoner with a remarkable time of 2:37, a mother of two, and the visionary behind the stylish and sophisticated endurance sports clothing brand Wyn Republic. Welcome to The Greg Bennett Show, Beth.

Duration:01:26:51

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Guy Leech - World Surf Ironman Champion - 3 x Coolongatta Gold Champion - World Ocean Paddling Champion. - CEO & Founder Heart180

2/5/2024
Today we're joined by a true Australian legend, a powerhouse in the world of Surf Ironman, a pioneer in health and fitness. He's the king of long-distance Surf Ironman races, from the Uncle Toby's Super Series to winning the prestigious Coolangatta Gold three times. He won the World Surf Ironman Championships and the World Ocean Paddling Championship. He was dubbed Australia's Fittest Athlete by the Australian Institute of Sport. His journey spans from Surf Ironman, a short period of triathlons, to becoming a celebrated health advocate and a familiar face on Australian TV, now being the inspirational force behind Heart180.. Welcome to The Greg Bennett Show, Guy Leech.

Duration:01:12:58