Pushing The Limits

Pushing The Limits

Pushing the limits - the show that gets deep into the psyche of limit pushers. World leading health experts, biohackers, doctors, scientists, Out the box thinkers, elite athletes, social change innovators and high performance experts. Helping you be the best version of yourself that you can be. Cutting to the chase to find out the latest information to optimise your health, fitness, mindset, longevity. Hosted by Professional Adventure Athlete Lisa Tamati, 3 x Author, Documentary Producer, Media Personality, Speaker, Mental Toughness Coach and qualified Epigenetics Coach.


September 28, 2023 69 mins

This week I have the indomitable Michele Hughes to guest who runs the "Timeless and Ageless" podcast where she interviews leading experts in anti-ageing to entrepreneurship to health and fitness. 

Michele has tapped into the extraordinary knowledge of so many exceptional achievers and continues to learn and develop herself and share with her audiences. We both share a passion for longevity, anti-aging, entrepreneurship and learning...

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    This is a powerful episode, its very raw and rather emotional but I have Aleisha Pienaar to guest who shares her story of her Dad who had a heart attack last year at the tender age of 53 and  who was, after being revived,  left fighting for his life in ICU.

    Aleisha had read my book "Relentless" and  had attended one of my speeches where I talked about my Mum and Dad's stories, It  was in her time of need that these stories became t...

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    In this weeks episode of "Pushing the Limits" Lisa gets to talk to a world leading anti-aging and longevity expert Dr Bill Lawrence who himself is 77 years old but has the telomere length (we explain what that aging biomarker in the show) of someone in their thirties.

    Dr. Lawrence has a Jurisprudence Degree (UCLA-Law), an MS in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Nutrition. Since 1990 his focus has been on slowing and reversing human biologi...

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    In this episode I interview Nutritionist and functional Medicine Clinician, Thiamine Expert Elliot Overton on Thiamine Protocols and nutritional deficiencies and how Thiamine could be a key nutrient that can help in many many diseases from:

    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Kidney Disease
    • Heart Disease
    • Stroke
    • Parkinson
    • Diabetes
    • Beriberi
    • Anxiety
    • Liver Disease
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Migraine
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • ...
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    In this weeks episode of "Pushing the Limits" we have the incredible Dr Matthew Phillips who calls himself a Metabolic Neurologist. After spending over 15 years studying and working in clinical practice with patients with neurodegenerative conditions and cancer etc he decided to extend. his approach from just using medications to manage the disease by diving into the study of the metabolic dysfunction that underlies many of these a...

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    In this week's episode of "Pushing the Limits" I interview the incredible Dr Ross Pelton AKA the Natural Pharmacist.
    Ross Pelton is a pharmacist, nutritionist, author and a health educator who is widely recognized as the world's leading authority on drug-induced nutrient depletions. He was named one of the top 50 most influential pharmacists in the United States by American Druggist magazine for his work in Natural Medicine.
    He is ...

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    In this weeks episode of "Pushing the Limits" I get to interview my good friend and world class motivational speaker, NZ speaker of the year Cam Calkoen.

    Now Cam just happens to have cerebral palsy but he has never let this apparent problem hold him back from anything.
    From climbing Kilimanjaro to being a world class athlete to becoming one of the most well known and loved inspirational speakers of our time (despite a speech impedi...

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    In this episode of "Pushing the Limits" I interview the founder and inventor the QRI Laser Bonnie Brandes a former teacher of children with learning disabilities, autism, down syndrome, dyslexia, ADHD, cerebral palsy who discovered the benefit of reintegrating primitive reflexes and the help and relief this bought the children and their families. Bonnie then went on a journey to do it quicker and better and rather than  just using ...

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    In this episode I interview the incredible Dr Dave Jenkins, a Bredeson Protocol trained practitioner, GP, Founder of Surfaid International and a man on a mission to help individuals, families, and communities improve health outcomes through effective and achievable evidence based methods.

    His vision is to resolve the root cause of illness and reduce barriers to true health ...

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    This week episode of "Pushing the Limits" Lisa interviews internationally recognized expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Dale Bredesen.
    Alzheimer's disease is one of the most significant global health threats we face today. It is an ailment that, as our population ages, is forecasted to become a worldwide epidemic. To understand the magnitude of the problem, the COVID-19 pandemic...
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    This week I had a luminary in the longevity and anti-aging medicine field to guest, Phil Micans is the editor of Aging Matters Magazine and Founder of IAS Group for Anti-Aging.
    He is an expert in many areas of longevity but todays main topic was Bioregulator Peptides, an incredibly exciting continuation to our series on Peptide therapies.


    A bioregulator peptide is a short chain of amino acids that functions as a regulatory molecu...

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    In this weeks podcast we have double board certified Dr Suzanne Turner of Vines Medical to guest. Dr Turner practices cellular, longevity and Performance Medicine and is an expert on endocrinology, hormone therapy, peptides, and more.She also happens to be a kick ass Power Lifting Athlete (where she finds the time goodness only knows).

    In this episode we discuss:

    • Peptide...

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    In this week's episode of "Pushing the Limits I had the privilege of interview world renown cancer researcher Professor Thomas Seyfried the author of over 150 peer reviewed publications and the author of the book "Cancer as a Metabolic Disease"
    For 30 years Professor Seyfried has been in the trenches as a geneticist and biochemist studying cancer cells and working out the intricacies of how to stop them...

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    In this weeks episode of "Pushing the Limits" Dr Sharik Peck introduces us to his invention the Rezzimax Pain Tuner Pro II

    From Stroke, to TBI, autism to migraines, vagal nerve support. From TMJ to stress reduction.
    This device is incredible.

    Dr Peck designed this for his own problems, he broke his neck as a two year old and ongoing issues then at a teenager he suffered a major stroke and was left debilitated and unable to walk and...

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    In this weeks episode of "Pushing the Limits" Lisa interviews Skin Expert Debbi Barber. 

    Never before on the show have I ever discussed skin care. It's not an area I have focused on but when I heard about Debbi Barber I had to interview her.

    For me as a woman in her mid fifties who has thrashed the hell out of her body and run thousands of kilometers across deserts I have given my skin a hard hard time and recently I have started...

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    In this weeks episode of "Pushing the Limits" Lisa interviews the Co-founder of Trudiagnostic and previous founder of Tailor Made Compounding who make peptides. Ryan Smith is an expert in both peptides and  the Epigenetic age testing.

    In this episode we dive deep into both of these critical areas in the longevity science game.  Learn what peptides do in the body, what they are and how they work and how you can use them to get your ...

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    In this week episode Lisa interviews world renown stem cell scientist Dr Christian Drapeau on the power of stem cells to heal the body and how we can mobilise many more of these stems cells from our bone marrow through the use of specific botanicals that have been clinically shown to do just that and how people suffering from a myriad of disease all have one thing in common and that is low circulating levels of stem ce...

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    This week on "Pushing the Limit” Dr. Daniel Weber is internationally renowned as an informative and passionate speaker, traveling extensively lecturing on modern botanical medicine, psycho physical diseases, microbiome and its spectrum of diseases as well as cancer.

    Dr Weber has nearly 50 years experience across a wide variety of fields including 

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    This week on "Pushing the Limits" Lisa interviews the CEO of DONOTAGE an inspiring longevity focused company that has a community of over 100,000 people all not wanting to age before they have to. 


    What you learn in this episode


    • What is the difference between biological age and calendar age and how can we test for this?

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    In this weeks episode Jennifer Moore of Meno-me.co.nz speaks to us about peri menopause/menopause and hormone health.
    Continuing on our series on "Pushing the Limits" around hormones, DUTCH Testing, Hormone Replacement Therapy and more and today we discuss alternative options for those not wanting to do HRT but who want to get the benefits supplements that can support you through this critical time of l...
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