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Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.

 

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#154 - Johann Hari On Lost Connections, Fighting Depression & Psychedelic Power

Johann Eduard Hari is a Swiss-British writer and journalist. He has written for a number of publications including The Independent (London) and The Huffington Post and has written books on the topic of the war on drugs, the monarchy, and depression.

Johann starts with a story about his niece then goes in depth on some of the topics found in his book. He talks about coping methods with depression, discusses the effect of psychedelics and later on, how humor forms powerful connections.

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This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


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Show Notes:

  • A story of Johann's niece. [13:01]
  • Johann on valium & the fear of death. [13:59]
  • The story of Benazir Bhutto. [16:25]
  • Death, the ego & selfishness. [0:18:04]
  • Tommy asks Johann about his bouts with depression. [23:15]
  • Ignoring the signals. [25:45]
  • Johann on the reactions to his book. [28:33]
  • Tommy shares his experience and realizations with his mental health. [30:01]
  • Meeting the underlying needs. [32:32]
  • Johann on junk values and how they affects us. [39:44]
  • Coping with more than just meds. [49:23]
  • "You're weak or you have a problem." [54:45]
  • Johann on research done on giving people psychedelics. [58:02]
  • Tommy on his first experience with mushrooms. [1:09:24]
  • Bad psychedelic trips & egos. [1:14:40]
  • Johann asks Tommy how his bad trip turned into a positive experience. [1:18:13]
  • Meditation & psychedelics. [1:20:52]
  • Loving kindness meditation. [1:23:17]
  • Johann on why he wrote his book. [1:28:52]
  • Finding bliss in solitude. [1:30:55]
  • Taking action vs. not taking action. [1:34:01]
  • Johann on the power of humor. [1:38:30]
  • What is Johann's biggest takeaway from writing his book. [1:43:47] 

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#153 - Doc & Tommy On The Comedy Festival, Getting Inked & Life After Death

The boys talk about the podcast to start, then about Doc’s beard. Tommy asks about the Comedy Festival, catch up on other topics. Later on they talk about tattoos and a little about life after death.

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True is an Australian-based company that specializes in protein powder and sports nutrition supplements. They use only the best quality ingredients available from all corners of the world to deliver a premium product. When it comes to sports supplements that are all natural and, most importantly, are effective in giving you the competitive edge, go with TrueProtein. As a special offer from ADVF and TrueProtein, head on over to www.trueprotein.com.au and use the code ‘ADVF’ to get 10% off on any of their products.

This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


Show Notes:

  • Talking about listeners of the Radio podcast. [7:55]
  • Doc on his salt & pepper beard look. [10:23]
  • Tommy asks Doc about the Comedy Festival. [12:16]
  • Catching up with Doc & Tommy. [18:31]
  • Getting new tattoos. [28:34]
  • Doc shares a story about a late friend. [35:05]
  • Life after death. [41:36]

     

     

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    #152 - Tommy & Mac On The Power Of Meditation, Unrivalled & Looking Back On Life

    Tommy asks Mac about his Unrivaled business, followed by the topic of meditation. Mac shares his experience during his Vipassana retreat, followed by Tommy recounting a massive chapter in his life.

    Great episode with some very deep topics. Enjoy the show!


    True is an Australian-based company that specializes in protein powder and sports nutrition supplements. They use only the best quality ingredients available from all corners of the world to deliver a premium product. When it comes to sports supplements that are all natural and, most importantly, are effective in giving you the competitive edge, go with TrueProtein. As a special offer from ADVF and TrueProtein, head on over to www.trueprotein.com.au and use the code ‘ADVF’ to get 10% off on any of their products.

    This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


    Show Notes:

    • Tommy asks Mac about Unrivaled. [6:49]
    • Getting out of your own head & mindfulness meditation. [11:27]
    • Tommy on people wanting a dopamine release. [19:00]
    • Mac on his Vipassana retreat & learnings. [23:23]
    • The DMT experience. [34:59]
    • Tommy on a massive chapter in his life. [41:49]
    • The power of perception & how we influence our own reality. [46:18]
    • Tommy asks Mac if he's still working at the gym. [54:06]
    • Final thoughts on meditation. [56:11]

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    #151 - Jason Khalipa On AMRAP Mentality, The Power Of Community & Growing Your Gym Brand

    Jason Khalipa is a former CrossFit Games athlete and founder of NCFIT. He has established widespread corporate wellness programs, modernized fitness in the hospitality sector, and revolutionized the way people think of fitness.

    Jason starts with giving us his background then onto his daughter Ava’s condition. He goes on to talk about the power of community, the AMRAP mentality and effectively growing a CrossFit gym.

    Great episode with lots of takeaways, especially for gym owners looking to grow their brand. Enjoy the show!


    True is an Australian-based company that specializes in protein powder and sports nutrition supplements. They use only the best quality ingredients available from all corners of the world to deliver a premium product. When it comes to sports supplements that are all natural and, most importantly, are effective in giving you the competitive edge, go with TrueProtein. As a special offer from ADVF and TrueProtein, head on over to www.trueprotein.com.au and use the code ‘ADVF’ to get 10% off on any of their products.

    This podcast is proudly supported by AdventureFit Travel. AdventureFit Travel is an adventure travel company for the fitness community. Head over to www.adventurefittravel.com to check out all our trips, all our blogs from our blogging team, special offers and more.


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    Show Notes:

    • Tommy's Tribute. [7:03]
    • Jason on his background. [9:04]
    • Doc asks Jason about dealing with his daughter's leukemia. [10:35]
    • Tommy asks Jason how his views have changed in light of his daughter's sickness. [15:21]
    • Jason on getting through his daughter's situation. [17:58]
    • The power of community. [21:27]
    • Doc asks Jason about where he gets the drive in growing his business. [23:48]
    • How to grow a CrossFit gym. [34:09]
    • Jason on the AMRAP mentality. [39:08]
    • Getting people to come through the doors of your CrossFit gym. [46:09]
    • Jason on the woes of the CrossFit brand & the effect on their affiliates. [49:44]
    • The boys ask Jason about his current training & other interests. [56:40]
    • 6 From 6. [1:04:43]
    • What is Jason’s favorite travel destination? [1:05:09]
    • What is Jason’s dream travel destination? [1:06:11]
    • What books does Jason recommend? [1:06:53]
    • What does Jason like to do when he has free time? [1:07:55]
    • Who does Jason look up to? [1:08:31]
    • If Jason could invite 3 people to dinner, who would they be? [1:09:45]

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