Supporting Champions

With Dr Steve Ingham

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Steve Ingham, performance scientist, leader and author, explores the science, art, purpose and origins of high-performance. Steve interviews and discusses these concepts with the people who have been there and done it, whether it's achieving at the highest level, been the driving force in making remarkable performance happen or those who have explored and researched aspects of human performance in real-depth.

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058: Phil Skiba on exercise and health during COVID-19 crisis

27 March 2020

Phil Skiba on exercise and health during COVID-19 crisis The next few special episodes of the podcast will break away from the normal regularity as we capture, produce and air…

James Cracknell

057: James Cracknell on Endeavour

24 March 2020

A note about Coronavrius We, individuals, groups, communities, society look up to sporting heroes, we revere and admire their dedication, their persistence, their focus, the sacrifices they make to make…

Malcolm Brown

056: Malcolm Brown on a career in coaching and lessons from the Brownlees

13 March 2020

This episode’s guest is Malcolm Brown a Performance Coach based at the Leeds Triathlon Centre where he has partnered with Jack Maitland in coaching the Brownlee Brothers, that’s Alastair and…

Lizzie Simmonds

055: Lizzie Simmonds on Transition

26 February 2020

The dynamic of retirement, transitions and change for athletes is rightly receiving much greater attention as athletes speak up and openly about their experiences – none more so this episode’s…

Duncan French

054: Duncan French on mixed martial arts

12 February 2020

Duncan French is the Vice President of the Ultimate Fighting Championships. Mixed martial arts is a sport that has had an accelerated rise into the public consciousness over the last…

053: Susan Backhouse on eating and cheating

29 January 2020

Sue Backhouse, Professor of psychology and nutrition at Leeds Beckett University is this week’s guest. Sue is an expert in the complexity around two huge areas – eating and cheating.…

052: Nik Diaper on the impact of Parasport

15 January 2020

This year we have the Olympic games – the World’s biggest sporting event. But in quick succession is the Paralympics, now the third largest sporting event. Some quip that the…

051: James Glover on intentionality

18 December 2019

This week’s guest is business consultant James Glover. James is a world champion white-water rafter, former performance lifestyle practitioner and head of support for the sport of triathlon in Britain. In…

050: Tom Williams, COO Parkrun, Marathon Talk host, on inspiring people to run

4 December 2019

Welcome to episode 50, a mini milestone for us and not long ago we’ve ticked over 50,000 downloads so thank you to all for tuning in and sharing what you’ve…

049: Jason Laird on critical skills

20 November 2019

Jason Laird has worked in Premiership football, ballet, judo and now gymnastics and as such is one of the most experienced physiotherapists in the UK. What I have always admired about…