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#105 – Dr Jim Taylor | Building Your Mental Training

#105 – Dr Jim Taylor | Building Your Mental Training

Dr. Jim Taylor is an internationally recognised sports psychologist who works with Olympic and world championship medalists, junior elite athletes, and other professionals across many different sports. Formerly, he was a world ranked alpine ski racer. Currently, Jim...

#104 – Hugo Hammond | Staying True to Who You Are

#104 – Hugo Hammond | Staying True to Who You Are

Hugo Hammond and England Physical Disability Cricketer and was a contestant on the reality TV show, Love Island. Lewis and Hugo talk about Hugo’s family, his love for cricket, and his experience in the villas of Love Island. The talk about his goal of staying true to...

#103 – Goals vs Expectations

#103 – Goals vs Expectations

Lewis discusses goal setting and the role of mindfulness in managing motivations and expectations.Listen to the episode Subscribe on Follow Lewis instagramtwitterThis episode at a glance [01:07] How to set goals [03:34] External vs internal motivation [06:50] Focus on...

#102 – Ed Latimore | Not Caring What Other People Think

#102 – Ed Latimore | Not Caring What Other People Think

Ed Latimore is a former professional heavyweight boxer. Outside of the ring, he is an army veteran, best-selling author, speaker, competitive chess player, and holds a bachelor of arts degree in Physics. Lewis and Ed discuss Ed’s journey into boxing that helped him...

#101 – Patrick McKeown | Breathing like a Pro

#101 – Patrick McKeown | Breathing like a Pro

Patrick Mckeown is a world-renowned breathing practitioner, author and speaker that has helped thousands of people around the world, including athletes, military and other high performers. Lewis and Patrick discuss how functional breathing is not only the key to...

#100 – Stevie Ward | Tackling the Mind of a Man

#100 – Stevie Ward | Tackling the Mind of a Man

Stevie Ward is a former professional rugby league player and captain of Leeds Rhinos. Who’s career was cut short through concussion at the age of 27. On his retirement, he continued the growth of his business and brand, Mantality. Where he continues to change the...

#99 – How to Manage Athlete Burnout

#99 – How to Manage Athlete Burnout

Lewis discusses the signs of athlete burnout, reasons for its causes, how it can be managed and avoided.Listen to the episode Subscribe on Follow Lewis instagramtwitterThis episode at a glance Lewis talks about the difference between the burnout he feels now as a...

#98 – Lessons from Ted Lasso

#98 – Lessons from Ted Lasso

From the importance of kindness to mental health, owning your mistakes and trusting your skill, Lewis discusses how the lessons from the TV show Ted Lasso can help you become not only a better person but better athlete.Listen to the episode Subscribe on Follow Lewis...

#97 – Chris Mosier | Trailblazing Trans Athlete

#97 – Chris Mosier | Trailblazing Trans Athlete

Chris Mosier has been called “the man who changed the Olympics” by the BBC and New York Magazine. In 2020 he made history by becoming the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Trials in the gender with which they identify. In 2015 he became the first...

#96 – Brooke Neal | Dear Olympian

#96 – Brooke Neal | Dear Olympian

Brooke Neal is a former Olympic Hockey Player for New Zealand, yoga teacher, wellbeing coach and speaker. Brooke specialises in helping young female athletes in helping them navigate the space of sport as they grow up. Lewis And Brooke talk about how mindfulness, yoga...

#95 – Ruby Tui | Being Authentically You

#95 – Ruby Tui | Being Authentically You

Ruby Tui is a Professional Rugby player and Gold Medalist. Lewis and Ruby talk about a range of topics such as Athlete Identity, Gratitude, Mindfulness, Self Belief, Mental Health and so much more.Listen to the episodeSubscribe onFollow LewisinstagramtwitterThis...

#94 – Gemma Burton (Née Gibbons) | Try Your Best

#94 – Gemma Burton (Née Gibbons) | Try Your Best

Gemma Burton (formerly Gibbons) is an Olympic Silver Judoka, now Teacher. Gemma won a silver medal in the London 2012 Olympics as well as capturing hearts with her famous moment of the games of a tribute to her mum after winning her semi-final to take her to the gold...

#93 – Siobhan-Marie O’Connor | Playing the Hand You’re Dealt

#93 – Siobhan-Marie O’Connor | Playing the Hand You’re Dealt

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor is an Olympic Silver Medalist & World Champion Swimmer who was forced to retire from her sport at the age of 25 due to health complications caused by Ulcerative Colitis. Siobhan's story is one of how against physical struggle she was able to...

#92 – Riley Day | From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary

#92 – Riley Day | From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary

Riley Day is an Australian Sprinter having recently competed in the Tokyo Olympics. She rose to fame in Australia having spent her time in the build-up working at her local Woolworths store. Lewis and Riley discuss her experience of her first Olympics, how she's...

#91 – Dale Steyn | The Person & The Persona

#91 – Dale Steyn | The Person & The Persona

Dale Steyn is a South African Cricketer. Known as one of the greatest bowlers of all time, Lewis and Dale talk about his early days in the sport, getting into his cricket, his heroes, starting in men's cricket as a young player. his breaking into the South African...

#90 – Cath Bishop | Meaning behind Medals

#90 – Cath Bishop | Meaning behind Medals

Cath Bishop is a 3-time Olympian, Olympic Silver Medalist and World Champion Rower. Following her rowing career she served as a foreign diplomat for over a decade, Cath specialised in conflict issues, with postings to Bosnia and Iraq, as well as stabilising conflicts...

#89 – Courage to Ask Questions

#89 – Courage to Ask Questions

Lewis discusses the importance of asking questions both at a younger age and as we get older. How we slowly stop asking them in our life through protection but how it requires courage, bravery and vulnerability to put yourself out there and ask questions.Listen to the...

#88 – Using Mindfulness on the Field

#88 – Using Mindfulness on the Field

#87 - Using Mindfulness on the fieldLewis discusses how to use mindfulness as a way to stay more focused, reduce anxiety, create more awareness. As well as an exercise you can do to build an understanding of where you get distracted and what you can control when out...

#86 – Geoff Thomas | Riding the Storm

#86 – Geoff Thomas | Riding the Storm

#85 - Riding the Storm With Geoff ThomasGeoff Thomas is a former professional footballer having played for England and predominantly, Crystal Palace and Crewe Alexandra. Lewis and Geoff talk about his experiences getting into football, the pressures of footballers now...

#85 – 3 Must Read Books for Athletes

#85 – 3 Must Read Books for Athletes

#84 - 3 must read books for athletesLewis shares three books (plus an extra one) that, he believes are must read's for athletes that want to improve who they are as people and as athletes.Listen to the episodeSubscribe onFollow LewisinstagramtwitterThis episode at a...

#84 – Thoughts on the Euros 2020 & What we can Learn

#84 – Thoughts on the Euros 2020 & What we can Learn

#83 - Thoughts on the Euros 2020 & What we can learnLewis talks about the Euros 2020, with England losing in the final to Italy on penalties, the lessons that can be taken from the good and bad that has happened surrounding the England Football Team.Listen to the...

#83 – How to Come Back after Losing

#83 – How to Come Back after Losing

#82 - How to comeback after losingLewis talks about how to come back after experiencing a loss, whether it be in a match, competition or poor training session.Listen to the episodeSubscribe onFollow LewisinstagramtwitterThis episode at a glance Not dwelling on things...

#82 – Laurence Halsted | Becoming a True Athlete

#82 – Laurence Halsted | Becoming a True Athlete

Laurence Halsted is a former two time Olympic Fencer, Director of Performance at the Danish Fencing Federation and Director of Mentoring at the True Athlete Project. Lewis and Laurence talk about Laurence's experiences of fencing, his journey to the Olympics, and the...

#81 – Dan Van Zandt | The Importance Of Flexibility for Athletes

#81 – Dan Van Zandt | The Importance Of Flexibility for Athletes

Dan Van Zandt is a flexibility researcher, educator and coach and probably one of the (if not the) most knowledgable people in the world of flexibility. This episode is one that brings a lot of knowledge and science around flexibility, the importance of it for...

#79 – 3 Breathing Exercises for Athletes

#79 – 3 Breathing Exercises for Athletes

Breathing exercises help athletes prepare, perform and recover to their best. In this episode, Lewis explains and runs through 3 basic breathing exercises that you can follow along to and use in your training and routines. Note: Make sure you not driving, operating...

#78 – Michelle Carter | How to be Confident

#78 – Michelle Carter | How to be Confident

Michelle Carter is the 2016 Olympic Shot Put Champion, three-time Olympian as well as a World Championship gold medalist. Her success in Rio 2016 made her the first American women to win the Shot Put since the women’s competition began in 1948. Michelle’s energy is...

#77 – Benefits of Yoga for Athletes

#77 – Benefits of Yoga for Athletes

Lewis speaks about the benefits of yoga as an athlete. How it can improve your flexibility, strength, recovery, mental performance as well as how to get started.Listen to the episodeSubscribe onFollow LewisinstagramtwitterThis episode at a glance Lewis' personal story...