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Welcome to AdventureFit Radio! Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Mac Rundle with special comments from Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure, and life in general.

Welcome to AdventureFit Radio! Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Mac Rundle with special comments from Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure, and life in general.
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Australia

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Welcome to AdventureFit Radio! Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Mac Rundle with special comments from Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure, and life in general.

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@advfradio

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English


Episodes

#140 - Andy Weir On The Martian, Sci-Fi Writing & Behind The Fame

2/18/2018
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Andrew Taylor Weir is an American novelist best known for his first published novel, The Martian. His book was later adapted into a film of the same name and directed by Ridley Scott. He received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2016. Andy starts with an introduction and his background then onto how Andy started out with being an author and first attempts to break into the scene. Andy talks about his previous works, then about finding success with his hit novel, The...

Duration:00:40:40

#139 - Zac & Dan On Moving Forward After Failure, Icelandic Wonders & The Psychedelic Experience

2/11/2018
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Our boys Zac and Dan are back on the show with us today! Doc kicks it off with asking them about the Commonwealth Games qualifiers and we learn all about their experience. The boys then proceed to having some playful banter before moving onto Dan asking Doc and Tommy to share about the ADVF Iceland trips from last year. The conversation takes a very different turn in topic as Doc starts talking about his experience with magic mushrooms, with Tommy coming in later on to give a bit of share...

Duration:01:17:48

#138 - Tony Doherty On Fitness For Mental Health, Starting The Arnold & Life’s Essentials

2/4/2018
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Tony is the owner of Doherty’s Gyms around Australia, a highly sought-after public speaker, interviewer, and media personality. We start with catching up with Tony since he was last on the show. He tells us about what he’s been up to, the places he’s been, and shares a story about his visit to Brazil. Later on in, he tells us about some of his partners wishes to change the Doherty’s brand, and gives us his thoughts on the importance of fitness for mental health. We touch on what it means...

Duration:01:13:37

#137 - Khan Porter On The Importance Of Identity, Mindfulness For The Present & Social Media Pitfalls

1/28/2018
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Khan Porter is a professional CrossFit Athlete and player on the DC Brawlers Grid team in the USA. He is a highly sought after functional fitness coach and has worked with athletes of all levels across all sports as well as helping everyday people achieve strength, fitness and body composition goals they’ve never dreamed of. We start with asking Khan about his foray into the world of psychology. He explains how he got into it, and later on talks about shining some light on the bullshit...

Duration:00:54:25

#136 - Geraint Lewis On Creation, Super Intelligent AI & The Meaning Of Life

1/21/2018
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Geraint F. Lewis is a Welsh astrophysicist, best known for his work on dark energy, gravitational lensing and galactic cannibalism. Lewis is a Professor of Astrophysics at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy. He is currently Deputy Director of the Sydney Informatics Hub, a core facility of the University of Sydney. We kick it off with Geraint briefly giving us his background right before jumping into the thick of it with a topic such as dark matter. The topic shifts to human knowledge and...

Duration:02:04:50

#135 - Wim Hof's Throwback

1/14/2018
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Wim Hof is a Dutch daredevil, commonly nicknamed "The Iceman" for his ability to withstand extreme cold. He holds 21 Guinness world records, including a world record for longest ice bath at 1 hour and 52 minutes. We kick off this awesome conversation with Wim by hearing how his amazing journey all began. We then delve into his breathing techniques and how he associates these with the human mindset. Of course, the critics are there so we also hear how he deals with the naysayers. Further...

Duration:01:19:18

#134 - Rusty Young's Throwback

1/7/2018
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Rusty Young (born 1975) is an Australian-born writer known for his book, Marching Powder, published in 2003, and based on real life experiences in a Bolivian prison. He’s a commerce/law graduate from the University of New South Wales, who has lived most of his life in Sydney, Australia. In this podcast, we initially get to know a little more about Rusty’s background before we delve a little more into how he went about writing and eventually publishing Marching Powder. We get a glimpse on...

Duration:01:46:10

#133 - Will Gadd On Extreme Sports, Near-Death Experiences & The Power Of Negative Thinking

12/31/2017
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Will Gadd is a prominent Canadian ice climber and paraglider pilot. He formerly held the paragliding world distance record, with a flight of 423 km in Zapata, Texas. Will up in a family that hiked, climbed and went into the mountains whenever they could. Welcoming Will onto the show and Doc starts us off with asking about his background, then later follows it up with asking about what pushed him to pursue his passions. Will tells us about what it means to have the freedom to choose what...

Duration:00:39:28

#132 - The Best of Tommy’s Tributes 2017

12/24/2017
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all! We’re doing it again, and so we’ve lined up 20 of the best of Tommy’s Tributes! Some are funny as hell, the others even funnier (and sometimes downright awkward)! Once we’re done with delivering you the absolutely best ones, we’ll also be taking some time to present those that absolutely bombed. Enjoy the tributes and most especially your holidays, guys! Quarsh Creative is an Elwood-based freelance design firm that helps solve business...

Duration:00:50:55

#131 - Doc & Tommy On ADVF Iceland, Positive Impacts & Trusting Your Gut

12/17/2017
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We start off with the boys’ impressions and highlights about Iceland in light of the recently concluded trip. They share their experiences, after which Doc says that he takes much pride in what he’s started with AdventureFit. The topic shifts to a little bit on mental health, then Doc comes in about gut health and about how it’s all about making a positive impact on people’s lives. He also shares a convo he had with one of the trippers, Kelly, then moves onto talk about happiness and...

Duration:00:59:01

#130 - Kevin Kelly On Wired, Technological Revolutions & The Future Of AI

12/3/2017
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Kevin Kelly is the founding executive editor of Wired magazine, and a former editor/publisher of the Whole Earth Review. He has also been a writer, photographer, conservationist, and student of Asian and digital culture. We start off with getting to know Kevin’s background, then proceed to having him tell us about Wired. Doc chimes in and asks Kevin what he thinks is his greatest prediction about the internet then proceeds to talk about AI’s. Doc is pretty big and enthusiastic about...

Duration:00:33:57

#129 - Carl Paoli On Like-Minded People, Dealing With Rough Patches & Living In The Moment

11/26/2017
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Carl Paoli is a Movement Specialist and elite gymnast. From a young age he was always enthusiastic and passionate for physical activity, but it was his love for gymnastics, however, that would greatly shape his definition of hard work and determination. Doc starts us off with asking Carl about his background, as well as what brings him over to Australia. Carl then tells us about being a Movement Specialist, realizing the importance of media in growing his brand, and recounts his...

Duration:01:02:11

#128 - Doc & Tommy On Vlogging For Business Vs. Documenting Your Life

11/19/2017
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Tommy starts with cracking some more jokes about Doc’s Vietnam trip, then Doc comes in to ask Tommy what he’s been up to lately. The two get to talking about a Q&A with Gary Vaynerchuck, and about disconnecting on the weekends. Doc starts to talk about not wanting to document his life. They talk about what it means to become a person of interest and the changes in lifestyle that it entails. They both share their definitions and reactions, then later on Tommy defines what vlogging really...

Duration:01:03:21

#127 - Laurin Conlin On IFBB Bikini Professionals, Beating An Eating Disorder & Keeping It Real On Social Media

11/12/2017
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Laurin Conlin is an IFBB Bikini Professional and winner of the 2014 Overall NPC Nationals. She has a Masters of Science in Exercise Science. Her aim is to redefine the meaning of healthy within the fitness industry. We start it off with Laurin giving us her background, then immediately throw to Doc asking her about what led her into the field of exercise science. Things get a bit personal as Laurin shares about her experience with an eating disorder at a young age, influencers, and how...

Duration:01:05:18

#126 - Andrew Hewison On AI For Business, Future Visualization & Political Correctness

11/5/2017
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Huey starts off with talking about his soon-to-be-born baby, as well as a recent shoulder injury. The topic shifts over to business, and Doc asks him about how he keeps things in line in his business. The convo then expands over to AI’s and what they can do for businesses. Another shift in focus happens as the boys start talking about a couple of Netflix series then later on to Russian President Vladimir Putin. After that, the boys have a nice long talk about Connor McGregor. They cover a...

Duration:01:23:24

#125 - Doc & Tommy On Wonderful Vietnam

10/29/2017
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Having just returned from Vietnam, Doc is immediately asked by Tommy about how his trip was. He shares with us a couple of experiences, then proceeds to talk about how painful his ass is from riding too hard and for too long. Doc goes on to talk about things he’s seen in done while in the country, and he mentions something he affectionately calls “Chuck-A-Duck”, which he says he was not able to do. He mentions plans of returning to Vietnam with a travel buddy of his, talks about the Ho...

Duration:00:40:38

#124 - Tommy & Dan On Finding Your Why, Crazy Ideologies & Theories Of Life

10/22/2017
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Off to a great start as the boys have some playful banter between them. Tommy proceeds to ask Dan with how he’s been going lately, but for some strange reason the convo gets redirected towards the topic of excessive porn watching, and somehow to the infamous Ted Bundy. Tommy brings up a book about finding your own “why” and its importance, as well as how fear can serve as a motivator. Much later on, the boys get into talking about ideologies and their massive influence, lost...

Duration:01:26:29

#123 - Steve Moneghetti On Marathon Running, Mindset & Self Awareness

10/15/2017
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Stephen James "Steve" Moneghetti is an Australian long-distance runner and physical health consultant. He represented Australia in the Commonwealth Games and in the Olympics. Straight into the show and Tommy asks Steve about his mindset, and after that, his training. Dan jumps in asks about how distance running has changed over the years. Steve answers the question, then proceeds tells us about the prime years for marathon runners. More detailed questions from the boys directed to Steve...

Duration:00:47:41

#122 - Mark Anthony On Hypnosis, The Subconscious Mind & Religious Followings

10/8/2017
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Master Hypnotist Mark Anthony is an International Stage Hypnotist and a Headliner Performer. He is also a Certified Clinical Hypnotist and Hypnosis Instructor. Mark runs a very successful Hypnosis Clinic in Bundall on the beautiful Gold Coast. Starting it off with Mark’s background - a bit on his history and what he does. Tommy takes the reigns and asks Mark about how hypnosis is portrayed in mass media and if that is true to what he does. Doc takes a turn and asks Mark just how hypnosis...

Duration:00:52:26

#121 - Dr. Andy Galpin On Muscle Science, The Right Diets & Disproving Nutritional Myths

10/1/2017
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Andy is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton. He focuses his attention on teaching classes and running the BMEP lab. He is also a co-host of the Barbell Shrugged podcast. Kicking it into gear with Andy’s background, his main focus, and what got him into his field. The boys talk about lifting and compare stats for a bit, then the convo gets thrown towards what life is like at California State for Andy, as well as the athletes he’s worked with. The topic...

Duration:01:05:17

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