Mind Set Game #15: Dealing with the hand you have been dealt with Adam Lewis Walker

In this week’s episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Adam Lewis Walker.

Adam is the host of Awaken Your Alpha podcast, has been featured on both ESPN and in the Huffington Post as well as hosting his own TEDx talk. And not forgetting he was also a teammate of mine during our time with the British sitting volleyball team. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #15: Dealing with the hand you have been dealt with Adam Lewis Walker”

Mind Set Game #14: Weight management psychology with Emma Baker

In this episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Emma Baker.

Before getting into the weight management revolution, Emma did everything to excess and was once 120kg.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • She says in the episode ‘we are set on achieving perfection in our diet, but we don’t want to be perfect’. Furthermore, we like ‘making a why bigger than who we are’.

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Mind Set Game #13: Type 1 diabetes ride across America with Siddarth Sharma

In this episode, I sat down with Siddarth Sharma. Sid was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2015, rode the London to Paris bike ride in 2016 and will be doing the Ride across America at the beginning of June (From New York to San Francisco).

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • Why is Sid doing this challenge?
  • What are some upheavals Sid thinks he will face?
  • How has Sis gone about preparing himself for the heat?
  • Do you use urinary testing to see what your hydration is like?
  • What mental state did it put you in when your doctor said you couldn’t do sport anymore?
  • Being able to analysis the lingo
  • His diet vs a common weight loss regime (40/40/20)
  • Type 1 diabetes and sports drinks
  • What is Sid’s take on the sugar tax?

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Mind Set Game #12: Living from the heart and not your head with Mike Marschhausen

In this episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Mike Marschhausen.

Mike was in the US Army and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. Before and after the military Mike in his own words would describe himself as a bit of a “party bro”. He was very much into his nutrition and fitness, however, he wanted to change and this is when he discovered spiritual healing. Find out more in the episode, below are some of the questions I asked him.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • How has your mindset shifted from when you were in the military to where you are now? I went on to ask him how do you go about changing the way you think?
  • Would journaling be a good tool to use when you have good and bad thoughts?
  • What tips would you give to someone that is having trouble with their mindset?
  • In your opinion do you think in this day and age people are more concern with what others think? Does self-doubt come back to another issue earlier in life?
  • Why do men bottle up their emotions?

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Mind Set Game #10: Dealing with Anger with Steve McNamara

In this episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Steve McNamara to talk about his background as to why he got into mindset/mindfulness, Steve says mindset is powerful.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • But how can it help to mellow down your emotions?
  • What tips would you recommend for dealing with anger?
  • Mindset/mindfulness isn’t for everyone but you should try something at least once, you should leave no stone unturned to improve yourself.
  • Using the gym to relieve stress and anger.

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