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Finding out how ordinary people do extraordinary things! In this series of podcasts, Charlie Reading talks to some of the most well-known people in the endurance sports world to discover the secrets of their success. You'll get an insight into the key learning principals of some of the world's top professional athletes, Olympians and World Record holders in the disciplines of running, swimming, cycling and triathlons.

Finding out how ordinary people do extraordinary things! In this series of podcasts, Charlie Reading talks to some of the most well-known people in the endurance sports world to discover the secrets of their success. You'll get an insight into the key learning principals of some of the world's top professional athletes, Olympians and World Record holders in the disciplines of running, swimming, cycling and triathlons.

Location:

United Kingdom

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Finding out how ordinary people do extraordinary things! In this series of podcasts, Charlie Reading talks to some of the most well-known people in the endurance sports world to discover the secrets of their success. You'll get an insight into the key learning principals of some of the world's top professional athletes, Olympians and World Record holders in the disciplines of running, swimming, cycling and triathlons.

Language:

English

Contact:

01572898060


Episodes

Making a Splash with Claire Cashmore

4/16/2021
Claire Cashmore MBE has competed at 4 Paralympic games as a swimmer, her first being at age 16, and after switching sports was ITU Triathlon World and British Champion 2019, with Tokyo '21 to look forward to. Now the author of the book Splash, Claire has achieved a huge amount in her time in sport, so Sid and I wanted to explore with her how perceptions towards the Paralympics have changed over time, how she has overcome the physical and mental challenges of being born with a disability as...

Duration:01:32:52

Iron Bars to Ironman with John McAvoy

4/9/2021
John McAvoy is currently a professional Ironman and Nike sponsored athlete, however in his former life he was a high-profile armed robber who found redemption through the power of sport. Having broken both British and World records whilst in prison, John is now forging a new life as an endurance athlete and speaker who is committed to using his story of rehabilitation to help and inspire others to change their lives for the better. His journey from iron bars to Ironman is quite astonishing,...

Duration:02:29:50

Gold Winning Team Dynamics with Crista Cullen

4/2/2021
Crista Cullen won Gold and Bronze medals in three Olympic appearances, with a total of 197 international caps and 3 as a World All-Star. Having grown up in rural Kenya, Crista spent her teenage years boarding at Oakham School and over the next decade she progressed through the ranks of elite hockey, which included the incredible London 2012 Olympics and scoring the crucial goal in the final of Rio 2016 to win gold. She now spends her time helping the corporate world and growing her own...

Duration:02:41:40

From Track to Triathlon with Beth Potter

3/26/2021
Beth Potter is a British long-distance runner and triathlete; she competed for Great Britain in athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but sadly that didn't go according to plan. However, in 2019 she won the gold medal at the European Triathlon Championships, cementing her position as a top triathlete. In this conversation, I wanted to learn more about how she dealt with the disappointment of being ill at the Olympics, racing in the virtual world, lockdown training and the...

Duration:01:08:11

Performance Nutrition with Claire Fudge

3/19/2021
Claire Fudge works with athletes to optimise their nutrition for performance and is a competitive Ironman athlete herself; she describes nutrition as the '4th Discipline' and works with a wide range of athletes including pro's, age groupers, dancers, triathletes, ultra-runners and cyclists, as well as helping athletes with eating disorders. I wanted to chat to Claire to understand how we can use our approach to nutrition to improve our performance, how we can all improve our health through...

Duration:01:43:28

Ironman Work/Life Balance with Ruth Astle

3/12/2021
Having achieved the goal of first Age Grouper overall in the Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii 2019, Ruth Astle is now starting to embark on a new journey; having juggled triathlon alongside a very intense job in the city, she is now pursuing the sport professionally while working 2 days a week. As someone who trains for Ironman whilst running my own business, I wanted to know how she managed to hold down an intense job and reach the top of the sport, why she has kept working after...

Duration:01:37:01

Extreme Triathlons with Flora Colledge

3/5/2021
In a world where a normal Ironman isn't tough enough, Flora Colledge excels; she regularly wins or podiums in the X-tri races, which include iconic events in spectacular parts of the world like The Norseman, The Swissman and Patagonman - but what does it take to do that? I wanted to know how the logistics of these epic point to point races work, how she deals with the cold and what it takes to win an Extreme Triathlon event. Flora on Instagram Book Recommendations: Paula: My Story So Far...

Duration:01:49:25

Ironman with the Halo with Tim Don

2/26/2021
After earning short-course kudos as a 3x Olympian, 4x ITU World Champion and countless ITU World Cup victories, Tim Don turned his attention to the half Ironman distance where he picked up a collection of titles, as well as setting the current Ironman World Record of 7:40:23 in Brazil. Two days before the 2017 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Tim Don was hit by a car whilst riding along the Queen K Highway and suffered a hangman's fracture to his neck. He spent 3 months recovering in a...

Duration:01:48:33

From Olympics to Ironman with Will Clarke

2/16/2021
Will Clarke is one of Britain's most successful triathletes as World U23 Champion, with 3 Sub 8hr Ironman Performances, the Beijing Olympics and World Series Podiums; he has now turned his hand to coaching top triathletes including Ironman age group World Champion Ruth Astle. In this interview I got the opportunity to chat to him about his wins, his disappointments, balancing competing with a family life, Ironman Hawaii and what he believes creates to success in...

Duration:01:34:05

The Sleep Science Coach with Dr. Charlotte Edelsten

2/9/2021
In addition to being 'The Sleep Science Coach' and working at Geneva University Hospital studying the impact of altitude on sleep and the effect it has on cognition and performance, Dr. Charlotte Edelsten is also a keen ultrarunner living in Chamonix Mont-Blanc; with this wealth of experience, she is an amazing person to try to help us understand how we can improve our sleep and how we can use sleep to improve our performance. www.the-sleep-science-coach.com Book Recommendation Why We...

Duration:01:58:49

Women Thriving In Sport with Dr Emma Ross

2/5/2021
In the first episode of the podcast with my new co-host, pro Ironman athlete, Laura Siddall, we speak to Dr Emma Ross, Head of Physiology at the English Institute of Sport, helping Team GB finish second in the medal table at the Rio Olympics. Dr Emma Ross led a ground-breaking campaign to improve support of female athletes within the high performance system. Through the SmartHER programme she worked to empower coaches, athletes and sports practitioners to better understand the exercising...

Duration:01:58:03

Developing an IRON-MIND with Helen Davis

2/2/2021
Helen Davis is an accomplished swimmer and sports psychologist and is renowned for working with some accomplished athletes - particularly, former Ironman pro, Lucy Gossage. Based on the success Helen's approach brought to Lucy, together they created IRON-MIND, and online learning platform for helping you get the best out of your training and your races by having the right mindset. Having been through the IRON-MIND myself, it gives you a brilliant guide on how to address those limiting and...

Duration:01:12:56

The Lost Art of Running with Shane Benzie

1/26/2021
I recently read 'The lost art of Running' by Shane Benzie and it is one of the best running books I've ever read. Not surprising really, as this it's written by the running coach of Damian Hall and Nicky Spinks, to name a couple. The combination of technique and stories from runners around the world makes for compelling and productive reading. So I wanted to get Shane onto the TRIBEathlon podcast to learn more about how we can all improve our running technique and performance, and start to...

Duration:01:21:53

Coaching Teenagers with Fi Carter

1/19/2021
Fi Carter is a mum, a passionate sportswoman and is an age group duathlete, winning a bronze medal in both the European and World Duathlon Championships. When she isn't training, she coaches and supports teenagers through the charity CASS & Friends to help them make the most of their potential. We all know coaching teenagers brings a whole new set of challenges, and being the dad of a teenager and a wannabe teenager, I really wanted to explore how she coaches young athletes in a range of...

Duration:01:05:23

Adaptive Performance with Laura Penhaul

1/12/2021
Laura Penhaul set 2 world records when she led the first all-female crew to row across the Pacific Ocean. She is a physiotherapist by trade and prior to founding Adaptive Performance she was Lead Physiotherapist to the Paralympic Programme for British Athletics, where she supported the athletes at the Rio Paralympic Games 2016. She was also the performance manager for Mark Beaumont when he cycled around the world in 78 days, so Laura knows what it takes to perform at the top level, and how...

Duration:01:36:36

Fit and Healthy with Dan Miller

1/5/2021
I first saw Dan Miller speak at my Vistage group (an executive coaching organisation), where he taught us about how to be healthy entrepreneurs. Dan is an award winning speaker and experienced martial artist with an incredible knowledge of the difference between being fit and being healthy, so I wanted to chat to him in this episode about how we can improve our performance and our health through our diet, as well as whether supplements are a waste of money or the key to our long term...

Duration:01:30:51

The Double Decker with Claire Smith

12/29/2020
When it comes to endurance sport, for most people an Ironman is a pretty big challenge; so imagine trying to do 20 times that distance all in one go! Known as a 'double deca', anyone that does a 48 mile swim, then a 2240 mile ride followed up with a 520 mile run, should definitely have the word brutal in their mindset; and Brutal Claire has it in her name too. Not only does Brutal Claire compete in brutal endurance events, she organises them too, so in this episode I got the opportunity to...

Duration:01:10:02

Cycling the World with Mark Beaumont

12/22/2020
In 2008, Mark Beaumont broke the around the world cycling record by an incredible 82 days, covering the 18,000 miles unsupported in just 194 days. He then returned with a support crew 10 years later to achieve the same feat in an incredible 78 days, averaging an astonishing 240 miles a day. I wanted to know more about how Mark achieves such incredible endurance and where he thinks the best cycling in the world is. markbeaumontonline.com Book Recommendations: Endure by Alex...

Duration:01:13:59

Designing Triathlon with Dean Jackson

12/16/2020
Dean Jackson founded Huub in 2011, a sporting brand which delivers performance enhancing products. Starting out with wetsuits which are sported by some of the world’s top triathletes, including the Brownlee brothers, they then brought this incredible success into the world of track cycling, with the Independent British UCI track team Huub Wattbike. I wanted to pick Deano's brains on how they've used research and technology to improve our swimming and cycling; but I didn't expect to laugh as...

Duration:01:12:08

Ironman meets MND with Sam Perkins

12/9/2020
Occasionally you meet someone that changes your perspective forever. Sam Perkins was as passionate about triathlon as he is about Nottingham Forest, then he received the earth-shattering diagnosis that he had Motor Neurone Disease (MND), an incurable and terminal disease. I got the opportunity to chat Sam, who is nothing short of inspiring, about how his love of triathlon is helping him cope, and how the sport is allowing him to raise money to raise awareness and help fund research to fight...

Duration:01:14:22