March 31, 2017

Natalia Cohen has been travelling the world for the last 15 years. With that experience, she’s been immersed in a wide variety of cultures and customs on all continents. Her journey has come with incredible personal insights and understanding of human potential.

Her most recent adventure was to row across the Pacific Ocean with the Coxless Crew. This experience led her to challenge her mind and underst...

March 30, 2017

1. Study Confident People: A great way to achieve what you want in life is to find out how others have achieved it and then do the same things. Listen, learn and copy them.

2. Choose Your Influences: Flood your mind with the most inspiring and uplifting thoughts and ideas you can find. Read biographies of people who have done exceptional things, listen to inspiring podcasts and begin to filter out nega...

March 29, 2017

Adventurer, Paula Reid, believes in living life to the full and the 116 achievements from her ‘bucket’ list to date include sailing around the world, skiing full distance to the South Pole and paddling 600 miles down the Mekong River in a dugout canoe.

Her next challenge involves physical fitness, friends and philanthropy in ‘50 Good Turns’ whereby Paula plans to cycle across all 50 European Countries,...

March 28, 2017

17-year-old Lilyella Craw-Seaman carried a 43lb rucksack as she took on the Pen Y Fan in the latest instalment of the Fan Dance Race Series.More than 300 people took part and Lilyella was the first female across the line.

Lilyella carried a 43lb rucksack to the top of 2907ft Pen Y Fan in Wales, ran down the mountain, then turned round and did it all over again. She completed the brutal 15-mile route, d...

March 27, 2017

  • Epsom salts in a hot bath - Westlab (Approx. £2.50)

  • Soak in the bath for 20 mins

  • Also check out Deadsea salts & Himalayan Salts

  • Compression Gear - Skins & 2XU 

  • 2XU Calf guards (for training and recovery)

  • Protein Powder - PHD Diet Whey Protein

  • L-Glutamine from Lamberts

  • Protein Shake - berries, flax seed, walnuts, brazil nuts, chia seeds, miso seeds - made with wat...

March 26, 2017

The Interesting People Podcast 

A podcast where interesting people talk about fascinating things

Many thanks to host Philippa Willitts, for asking the insightful questions and allowing me to share more of my story.

Listen now

Show notes

  • Introducing myself 

  • Getting to 32 and deciding to change my life

  • Leaving my job in March 2013

  • The challenge of leaving my job and not having a purpose fo...

March 25, 2017

I had the pleasure of interviewing Rahma for the Tough Girl Podcast on 21st March! She cycled 3,500 km through 13 countries from London to Jerusalem raising money for Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)!

Written by Rahma Barclay

A little background:

I grew up in Norwich and went to normal mixed comprehensive schools. I was brought up Muslim after my parents met in Jerusalem and converted to the religion....

March 24, 2017

In 2000 at the Sydney Olympic Games, Guin made history by being part of the crew that won Britain’s first ever female rowing medal at an Olympic Games. This was the highlight of an international career that spanned 9 years, 2 Olympic Games and 6 World Championships.

Guin also holds the world records for the fastest solo rowing crossing of the English Channel, which she accomplished in a fine rowing she...

March 23, 2017

1. Get off your “but”: Don’t let your circumstances become an excuse. For example, “I would love to train for a half-marathon BUT ________.”

2. Don’t overthink it: Extensive planning can often be a fancy way to procrastinate. Instead, get started and you’ll figure out things along the way.

3. Chunk down your goals: In order to reach your goals, you just need to take the next action, then the next. When...

March 21, 2017

Thank you to all the Patrons of the Tough Girl Podcast  - your continued support is AMAZING!!

Ride4MedicalAid is a sponsored cycle ride from London to Jerusalem to raise awareness and funds for Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP).

The ride, starting on the 27 August 2016, crossing 13 countries, covering 3,500km in less than 35 days, arriving at Jaffa Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem on 30 September 201...

March 19, 2017

Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way

Timeless Strategies from the First Lady of Courage

by Robin Gerber

“Women, whether subtly or vociferously, have always been a tremendous power in the destiny of the world”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Decisiveness & bold action. Character built on firm values

  • Support for the leadership of others

  • UN delegate

  • She firmly believed and constantly advocated that wo...

March 18, 2017

A group of four working mums from Yorkshire made history and achieved their dreams, by crossing the Atlantic in 67 days and picking up a world record: the oldest women to row any ocean, all to raise money for charity and inspire others. 

I spoke with two members of the crew for the Tough Girl Podcast! This episode will be coming out on 18th April at 7 am

You can listen to the Tough Girl Podcast on the...

March 16, 2017

Frances Taylor found fitness in 2013, taking up jogging to help combat the office routines, going on to run six marathons and a 75km ultra marathon.

With a 30th birthday on the horizon, and her life not exactly where she wanted it to be, she's quit her job and is travelling 3000 miles around New Zealand by bicycle.

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Show notes

  • Hating PE at school and stopping all physical activity from 14 y...

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