Motivate to Move

Motivate to Move

John and Diane discuss what motivates people to move . What it is that gets them up in the morning or after work to keep themselves in shape . Plus we will have guests and ask them what it is they do and why they do it .

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June 2, 2023 68 mins
Garth Millar is tonight's very special guest and as many of you know Garth and his wife Helena organize a ton of running events in the area. Shoppers run for women right here in Moncton, the recent run at the Hopewell Rocks Multi-terrain Race, and our very own Legs for Literacy. We talk about many more in this episode, and you hear some of the incredible stories Garth tells us about setting these runs up. It's one heck of an episod...
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Covid seriously changed people's habits, especially exercise and sports. Luc and his son Antoni discovered Disc golf because of Covid, they liked it but it was placed on the back shelf for a time. Luc convinced his son to go and give it another shot, Antoni really disliked Disc golf at first but then everything changed. Now, Antoni has a great deal of upside in this sport, being sponsored and helped along, there is no telling where...
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Tonight we have a very special guest, someone that needs no introduction, John Kelly. As many of you know, John is an endurance athlete and Ultra trail runner. John has agreed to spend some time with us this evening and talk about Ultra trail running and many aspects of these events. John dedicates himself to his family, his work, and trail running. In this interview we discuss many of the events that John has done, it could be a m...
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Trail running is very popular these days and Ultra trail running and challenging oneself is even more popular. When Tim McDonough contacted us and wanted to set up a podcast episode or as I like to call it these days " Podclass", I knew this was going to be a good one. We learn a lot from these six gentlemen; in part 2 we pick up where we left off. We learn more about what makes Ultra trail running such an unforgettable experience....
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You are thinking about trying an Ultra trail running event and it could be your first time or perhaps your 10th but either way your just not sure. Fear not dear listeners, we have a blast of a two part podcast episode for you. Thank you Tim McDonough for setting this up with the awesome group of guys that went with him to the Zion event in Apple Valley Utah. With Tim we have Brian Demmings, Brian Head, Mike Ferguson, Dawson Mossman...
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I honestly had no idea what Pickleball was until YouTube showed me, what is it you might ask? Pickleball is a paddle sport combining elements of Tennis, Badminton, and table tennis. Our guest this evening, Joy Stafford, is crazy about Pickleball and after watching a few videos I know why. Joy loves to stay active in several ways, she has done countless half-marathons plus several other runs including a full marathon. What is the Gr...
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What time of year do people play ball hockey? It could be any time, Summer, Winter, Fall or Spring, anytime is ball hockey time. That is what we discuss in this episode, ball hockey and why people play, where do they play? Is ball hockey just something that young children play outside? or do all sorts of people play at any age? These questions and more are answered by our two guests this evening, Ben Engleheart and Mike Tremblay. B...
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You are in your late 20s and you believe you will never be good at any sport. You have tried several over the years and they just don't interest you enough over a long period of time to stick with them. Maybe your confidence declines, or maybe it doesn't, either way, sports and you are just not a thing, something doesn't feel right and you are not sure what it is. Then you discover Snowboarding and everything changes. Not overnight...
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Kevin Haigh has indeed been everywhere, with over 20 different countries visited and lived in. England, Holland, Brazil, Brunei and New Zealand just to name a few. Kevin has a ton of experience with many sports, including Rugby, Cricket, rock climbing, Kayaking, Jiu Jitsu, Judo and of course running. All this plus very recently Kevin received his first black belt in Judo, an amazing accomplishment. Kevin is training hard for the Bl...
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As kids, we stayed active, for our guest tonight Richard Mallet that was also the case. Even today Richard plays hockey, softball, golf and running is a big part of his lifestyle. It wasn't always the case though, like most of us Richard has had his good times and bad. At one point Richard had a 54-day run streak going, very impressive. His life changed and like all of us, he lost his motivation. Enter his very good friend Phillipp...
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March 23, 2023 52 mins
Rural New Brunswick and what can happen in small places. A business closes and makes an excellent opportunity for another and that opportunity is kickboxing and gymnastics. Tonight our guest is Shawna Allaby and our main focus is on the kickboxing side of things. Shawna has been on our show before but now she is into the teaching side of kickboxing for adults and children. We hear what goes into the teaching of kickboxing. How peo...
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What would you think if you were told that you had blood cancer? You manage to survive and once again the blood cancer comes back, how would that make you feel? You would probably feel pretty crappy, and rightfully so. Not Boyd Dunleavey, it only made him more determined. With a very nice running streak under his belt and a very lofty goal of Km that he would like to finish for the year, Boyd has doubled down. His friends and famil...
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Tonight our very special guest is Philippe Suzor-Morin chatting with us all the way from Toronto. It doesn't take long to realize Philippe is a highly motivated runner that is constantly finding more and more ways to run plus more distances to overcome. Philippe tells us about how he was breaking ankles as a teenager and because of this, he had to find other ways to keep active, such as running. Training on his treadmill for his fi...
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Tonight our very special guest is Amy Pidt and it isn't tough to see Amy is very motivated. Always on the go and never stop, even on the weekends. Amy used those to change all the siding, doors and windows in her house. Amy had a few MMA fights and we have a youtube clip to share below, check it out, her opponent never had a chance. Going to the gym and riding her motorcycle wasn't enough either, Amy decided to run the Pei. maratho...
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For this episode, we travel across the pond to Great Britain and sit down with a very well-known Champion bodybuilder. Joe Cramond is a Business Development Manager who talks about Peak Performance Mindset and how that mindset can transfer to other sports and other aspects of life. Joe tells us how it all started and how at an early age he was the very shy type. With great determination, Joe overcame his shyness and started trainin...
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Tonight's very special guest is Alex Coffin and many of our listeners would already know Alex, definitely a local legend and 100% motivated to keep on moving. Alex started running at an early age, running from his place to his Grandparent's place and just never stopped. Winning championships in high school and in university, getting into aquatics and the Running Room out West, then back home to the East coast and Saint John. Incred...
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Tonight's very special guest is Tyler Isbister, originally from Alberta and now resides in the Antigonish area in NS. We discuss Tyler working in the restaurant industry for many years and how he has worked with many well-known Canadian celebrity chefs. Having represented Alberta in the Western Canadian Summer games at Softball and how an injury ended his playing career. Tyler tells us about how he had started down the wrong path a...
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Gina Burrows is tonight's special guest and it's not difficult to see that Gina keeps herself busy all the time and is very motivated. What Gina does throughout the week to keep in shape would be tough for most people. Swimming, bike rides, runs, strength training and yoga and there is always more to do. Gina recently took a trip to Maryland to help crew for her son Reid on his 50-mile run and loved every minute of it. Just being o...
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Tonight our very special guests and two wonderful young ladies, Carrie Gregory and her sister Sandra Cottreau. These ladies stay very active and are highly motivated. It wasn't a surprise to find out that their entire family stays very active, they have all run Boston and this year mom plus daughters Carrie and Sandra are running Boston together. I met Carrie while she was pacing her first marathon in PEI in October 2022. We had a ...
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Tonight's special guest is Stan Sarty. Stan and his good friend John Mooy started up True North Pacing. What that means is when you see pace bunnies in the Maritimes at running events, it's probably their organization. In 2012 Stan had something happen to him that would change the way he looked at things forever. We will let Stan go over what happened in this episode because Stan tells it so well. Stan was motivated to get himself ...
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