Pushing The Limits

Pushing The Limits

Pushing the limits - the show that gets deep into the psyche of limit pushers from all walks of life. Out the box thinkers, elite athletes, successful entrepreneurs, social change innovators, scientists and more. Cutting to the chase to find out what makes them so successful, how they did it, what their life philosophies are and what gems of wisdom they can impart to us all. Hosted by Professional Adventure Athlete Lisa Tamati, Author, Producer, Motivational Speaker and Mindset Coach.... Show More

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How to develop mental toughness for sport business and life Developing mental toughness is an underrated skill in, not only sport performance, but in business and for overcoming life's many challenges and obstacles. With the right mindset and approach you can achieve more than you ever thought possible. Professional adventure athlete Lisa Tamati who has over 25 years experience racing in the worlds toughest endurance races, takes y... Read more

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World Champion Motorcycle Racer Wayne Gardner has just released a brand new movie "Wayne" about his crazy life and reaching the pinnacle of Motorcycle Racing. The film captures the life and career of the Aussie, who went from owning a $5 motorbike in Wollongong, Australia, to winning the 1987 500cc World Championship with wife Donna Forbes by his side. I had the privilege of being invited to meet and have an interview with Wayne to... Read more

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August 16, 2018 60 min

Lisa answers questions from the Trail Running community. All about her career, her training philosophies and your coaching systems. Tons of tips and advice on long distance running, fitness and health as well advice on developing a strong mindset for success in sport and life We would like to thank our sponsors Running Hot Coaching:  The online training platform run by Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff.  Do you have a dream to run a bi... Read more

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Do you feel like you are hitting your head against the brick wall sometimes, training hard and eating right and still putting on weight or getting unfitter? Lisa Tamati Ultra Endurance Athlete and Neil Wagstaff Exercise Scientist from Running Hot Coaching explain why you might be struggling to get the same results as the person next to you even though you are training and eating the same. Find out what other elements are in play in... Read more

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In this episode Lisa is coaching someone who plans on undertaking an a mammoth ultra endurance run through central Australia 1555km. She shares her experiences running such extreme distances, what is involved in the planning, fundraising, marketing, logistics, safety, training and preparations, the mistakes she made and much more. This is not just an episode for extreme athletes but for anyone contemplating on massive projects, cha... Read more

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Dr. Sherr believes that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) -- the administration of 100% oxygen at greater than atmospheric pressure -- is one of the most powerful ways to decreasing inflammation, accelerate wound healing, and optimise both physical and mental performance.  He is one of the few HBOT providers in the USA that creates personalised treatment plans for patients that include cutting edge & dynamic HBOT protocols, adjuncti... Read more

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Goal Setting, we all know and are told almost daily to set your goals, if you don't have goals to aim for you won't have a chance of hitting them. Ok, but what next. How do we break down huge hairy audacious goals into bite size pieces, what are SMART goals, how does our brains RAS filter work, how do we stay motivated when the going gets tough. Neil and Lisa Co-Founders of Running Hot Coaching take you on a deep dive into the worl... Read more

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There’s a darkness in our world. 1 billion people live in extreme poverty. It’s made darker by the fact that in this same world, extreme consumerism exists. Each day as consumers, we give billions of dollars to the world’s largest multinationals for everyday products. Thankyou the social enterprise that is taking not only Australia but now NZ by storm, thinks it’s time to bring the light. What began as an impossible idea, dreamed u... Read more

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Comedian Cal Wilson talks about working in standup, being a woman (don't call her a female) in a male dominated industry and the joys of touring.  Both Lisa and Cal give insight into pushing the limits in their respective fields and the joys and challenges of performing on stage.   We would like to thank our show sponsors The North Face - Premier Outdoor equipment specialists who have been kitting out adventurers around the world f... Read more

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June 28, 2018 17 min

In this episode Lisa implores us not to compare ourselves with what we see on social media or with other's competing in the same fields.  Focus instead on comparing yourself with yourself - to see where you are progressing.   If you would like to find out more about epigenetics email lisa on lisa@lisatamati.co.nz For access to the free e-course visit www.runninghotcoaching.com/running-success    We would like to thank our show spon... Read more

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She is NOT a doctor, nutritionist, shrink or wellness coach.  No qualifications in the wellness industry. However, she seems to have gained a Master’s Degree in WELLNESS earned out of Experiencing the S**T BITS of life.  Having been diagnosed with cancer twice Di now shares her story + the Gold that has come out of her journey. Spoiler Alert, She didn’t die! We would like to thank our show sponsors The North Face - Premier Outdoor ... Read more

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Show Notes – Isobel Had an aneurism and a massive stroke.  She was not expected to survive.  Took 18 hours to get into surgery.  Waited 6 hours in the emergency department waiting room as the doctor believed she had a migraine.  Got a paramedic friend to help her.  Finally got a CT Scan – and saw that there was massive bleeding on the brain.  Then went to Wellington Hospital for the surgery.  Had a stent put into her brain to drain... Read more

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Show Notes – Cushla Young Lisa and Cushla met on one of Lisa’s running retreats.  Started running half marathons 7 – 8 year ago.  Had run three by the time she met Lisa.  She went to one of Lisa’s seminars and was really inspired.  She booked a weekend retreat and then helped out on the next retreat.  At that point she started doing full marathons.  Talk about not being natural athletes.  Also talk about identifying yourself as “a ... Read more

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Running as Therapy – Show Notes Why running is cheaper than therapy. Why do you do all this long-distance running? For me running is so much more than just a sport, a way to keep fit.  It is a way of life.  It is what I have used for my therapy.  It has literally saved my life. Why running is so powerful as a means of mental health.  Movement in nature is the key point.  You find out so much about who you are and what you are capab... Read more

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Ever since Alani was a little girl she always knew she was born to serve others and protect life.  That desire led to a life in the United States military.  She became a special agent working for the Air Force and started her career in Japan working a lot of drug cases.  She started a country wide programme to prevent the sexual abuse of children via the Internet.  From there she deployed to the Middle East where she worked for Spe... Read more

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How to prevent and treat the most common running injuries - with Ex Pro Ultra Endurance Lisa Tamati & and Exercise Scientist Neil Wagstaff from Running Hot Coaching. Knees, Achilles, plantar fascitis, hip and lower back problems are all extremely common injuries amongst runners so what do you do about them when they arise and more importantly how can avoid them altogether. For more on our holistic training approach using the five p... Read more

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How to taper for that big race you have coming up. What to do if you have missed some of your long training runs?  How to prepare yourself mentally for the battle ahead and how to stop the fear monsters from getting you in this phase, telling you you are getting unfit, putting on weight and so on.  It's just the brain trying to guilt you out so don't listen to it and stick to the plan. Why the taper is crucial and why you should do... Read more

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Maree Leith is a mother of 6 but three of her beloved children died just after birth. She fought through years of grief and depression and lost her own health along away before fighting back and building her fitness back. Starting off by running one power pole at a time and slowly building her way up to half then full marathons then ultramarathon. Losing 40kg along the way. The incredible strength of this woman is phenomenal, what ... Read more

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Paul was an extreme rock climber and mountaineer  from the UK. His adventures took him from Europe to the Himalayas, the Karakoram to Patagonia, Baffin Island to Australia On Friday the 13th of February 1998 a TV-sized boulder falling from 25 meters inflicted such terrible head injuries that doctors thought he might never walk or even speak again. Being in hospital for a year gave Paul the impetus to write his second book: The T... Read more

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