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AdventureFit Radio

AdventureFit Radio

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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#124 - Tommy & Dan On Finding Your Why, Crazy Ideologies & Theories Of Life

Off to a great start as the boys have some playful banter between them. Tommy proceeds to ask Dan with how he’s been going lately, but for some strange reason the convo gets redirected towards the topic of excessive porn watching, and somehow to the infamous Ted Bundy.

Tommy brings up a book about finding your own “why” and its importance, as well as how fear can serve as a motivator. Much later on, the boys get into talking about ideologies and their massive influence, lost civilizations, black holes, and even some theories about life!

This episode just makes you say wow! A wide array of topics covered, amazing points made and plenty to take away. Enjoy the show guys!


This podcast is supported by Audible. Audible is home to the widest selection of digital audiobooks, including best-sellers, new releases, exclusives and much more. Listen anytime, anywhere on your tablet, mobile or desktop with our free app. Audible is offering listeners of AdventureFit Radio a free audiobook download with a free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to check out their service. To download your free audiobook today go to audibletrial.com/advfradio.

Quarsh Creative is an Elwood-based freelance design firm that helps solve business challenges in the digital world with a touch of creativity. Whether it be a website, logo, or marketing strategy, Quarsh Creative is here to help your business become stronger and create a better overall experience for your customers. As a special offer from ADVF Radio and Quarsh Creative, we're offering a free, basic SEO report on your website, and/or constructive feedback for your existing brand. Start the conversation via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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:

  • Playful banter between Tommy and Daniel. [5:07]
  • What's up with Daniel at the moment. [8:18]
  • Tommy asks Daniel about excessive porn watching. [9:13]
  • Tommy talks about the infamous Ted Bundy. [10:38]
  • More on excessive porn watching. [12:33]
  • The boys talk about training. [15:21]
  • The need for a "why". [19:30]
  • Tommy on fear as a motivator. [21:45]
  • Daniel wonders about the origin of the drive to be the best. [23:30]
  • Daniel on the book, Natural Born Heroes & its concepts. [24:25]
  • Josef Mengele & Daniel's lineage. [29:09]
  • The boys talk about the effects of the Holocaust. [36:51]
  • Daniel shares another Holocaust story. [39:16]
  • Adrenaline-fueled strength & heroic feats. [40:45]
  • Tommy asks Daniel about the tension between North Korea & The USA. [45:19]
  • A North Korean escapee’s story. [51:39]
  • The power of ideology. [54:07]
  • An ironic view of homosexuality. [55:23]
  • Humanity's views constantly changing over time. [59:39]
  • A theory about lost civilizations & advanced societies. [1:02:39]
  • Einstein, his theory of relativity & black holes. [1:11:39]
  • The search for planets with potential for life. [1:14:04]
  • The beautiful coincidence that put us where we are. [1:17:35]
  • Religion, spirituality & "God". [1:18:59]
  • People's fear of not knowing what to do. [1:21:55]
  • The importance of knowing what makes you happy. [1:22:52]


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#123 - Steve Moneghetti On Marathon Running, Mindset & Self Awareness

Stephen James "Steve" Moneghetti is an Australian long-distance runner and physical health consultant. He represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games and in the Olympics.

Straight into the show and Tommy asks Steve about his mindset, and after that, his training. Dan jumps in asks about how distance running has changed over the years. Steve answers the question, then proceeds tells us about the prime years for marathon runners.

More detailed questions from the boys directed to Steve as he tells us about the effects of varied terrain on health, distractions during a run and the importance of maintaining a rhythm, as well as how running can develop an awareness of the self. Steve also shares his experience of competing on the world stage.

Great guest, great points, great podcast! It was super cool to have Steve on the show, and we know you guys will love this one. Enjoy!


This podcast is supported by Audible. Audible is home to the widest selection of digital audiobooks, including best-sellers, new releases, exclusives and much more. Listen anytime, anywhere on your tablet, mobile or desktop with our free app. Audible is offering listeners of AdventureFit Radio a free audiobook download with a free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to check out their service. To download your free audiobook today go to audibletrial.com/advfradio.

Quarsh Creative is an Elwood-based freelance design firm that helps solve business challenges in the digital world with a touch of creativity. Whether it be a website, logo, or marketing strategy, Quarsh Creative is here to help your business become stronger and create a better overall experience for your customers. As a special offer from ADVF Radio and Quarsh Creative, we're offering a free, basic SEO report on your website, and/or constructive feedback for your existing brand. Start the conversation via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. [2:51]
  • Tommy asks Steve about his mindset. [10:01
  • Tommy asks Steve about his training. [13:09]
  • Dan asks Steve about how distance running has changed. [15:15]
  • The prime years for a marathon runner. [22:56]
  • The effects of terrain variability on health. [24:08]
  • Steve on distractions and maintaining a rhythm while running. [27:28]
  • Running as a means of developing awareness. [31:11]
  • Dan asks Steve about footwear impact & barefoot running. [34:04]
  • Tommy asks Steve about the experience of competing on the world stage. [38:38]
  • Tommy asks Steve about what's in store for his future. [43:27]

 

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#122 - Mark Anthony On Hypnosis, The Subconscious Mind & Religious Followings

Master Hypnotist Mark Anthony is an International Stage Hypnotist and a Headliner Performer. He is also a Certified Clinical Hypnotist and Hypnosis Instructor. Mark runs a very successful Hypnosis Clinic in Bundall on the beautiful Gold Coast.

Starting it off with Mark’s background - a bit on his history and what he does. Tommy takes the reigns and asks Mark about how hypnosis is portrayed in mass media and if that is true to what he does. Doc takes a turn and asks Mark just how hypnosis work, and follows up with asking about how to access the subconscious mind.

Mark gives us an example of how hypnosis can be dangerous in the wrong hands (or the improperly trained), and Doc shares an experience of his where he volunteered to be hypnotized. More questions are thrown around as the boys ask about the benefits of hypnotism, the fields place in science, and even about how it plays a role in religion.

Really great podcast here, guys. This is an incredibly interesting topic, and Mark is just great with answering our questions in-depth. Tune in as this is an episode you are going to love!


This podcast is supported by Audible. Audible is home to the widest selection of digital audiobooks, including best-sellers, new releases, exclusives and much more. Listen anytime, anywhere on your tablet, mobile or desktop with our free app. Audible is offering listeners of AdventureFit Radio a free audiobook download with a free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to check out their service. To download your free audiobook today go to audibletrial.com/advfradio.

Quarsh Creative is an Elwood-based freelance design firm that helps solve business challenges in the digital world with a touch of creativity. Whether it be a website, logo, or marketing strategy, Quarsh Creative is here to help your business become stronger and create a better overall experience for your customers. As a special offer from ADVF Radio and Quarsh Creative, we're offering a free, basic SEO report on your website, and/or constructive feedback for your existing brand. Start the conversation via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.


References:


Show Notes:

  • Tommy's Tribute. [4:52]
  • Mark gives us his history & background. [7:30]
  • Tommy asks Mark about hypnosis' portrayal in mass media vs. what Mark does. [10:09]
  • Doc asks Mark about how hypnosis works. [12:56]
  • Doc asks Mark about accessing the subconscious mind. [16:41]
  • Mark gives an example of an improper, dangerous use of hypnosis. [18:50]
  • Doc's experience with hypnotism. [21:45]
  • The beneficial effects of hypnosis. [23:16]
  • Doc asks Mark about short-term vs. long-term hypnosis. [25:55]
  • Common things that people turn to hypnotism for. [30:01]
  • Tommy asks Mark why hypnosis is still considered a pseudoscience. [31:39]
  • Mark on hypnotic language. [34:00]
  • Hypnotherapy & its relation to religion. [37:04]
  • Doc asks Mark about dealing with trauma, self-image problems & other issues. [40:07]
  • 6 From 6. [45:13]
  • What is Mark’s favorite travel destination? [45:26]
  • What is Mark’s dream travel destination? [45:42]
  • What books does Mark recommend? [46:41]
  • What does Mark like to do when he has free time? [47:22]
  • Who does Mark look up to? [48:03]
  • If Mark could invite 3 people to dinner, who would they be? [48:44]

 

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#121 - Dr. Andy Galpin On Muscle Science, The Right Diets & Disproving Nutritional Myths

Andy is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton. He focuses his attention on teaching classes and running the BMEP lab. He is also a co-host of the Barbell Shrugged podcast.

Kicking it into gear with Andy’s background, his main focus, and what got him into his field. The boys talk about lifting and compare stats for a bit, then the convo gets thrown towards what life is like at California State for Andy, as well as the athletes he’s worked with.

The topic shifts towards nutrition and diet programs, and later on the boys bring up intermittent fasting and pick Andy’s brain on it. There is talk of hormones, and Andy gives us insight into hitting goals, as well as shares what the future looks like for him.

Great show, guys! Plenty of interesting points that you all can take away, especially about dieting and nutrition. Tune in and enjoy!


This podcast is supported by Audible. Audible is home to the widest selection of digital audiobooks, including best-sellers, new releases, exclusives and much more. Listen anytime, anywhere on your tablet, mobile or desktop with our free app. Audible is offering listeners of AdventureFit Radio a free audiobook download with a free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to check out their service. To download your free audiobook today go to audibletrial.com/advfradio.

Quarsh Creative is an Elwood-based freelance design firm that helps solve business challenges in the digital world with a touch of creativity. Whether it be a website, logo, or marketing strategy, Quarsh Creative is here to help your business become stronger and create a better overall experience for your customers. As a special offer from ADVF Radio and Quarsh Creative, we're offering a free, basic SEO report on your website, and/or constructive feedback for your existing brand. Start the conversation via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.


References:


Show Notes:

  • Tommy’s Tribute. [4:01]
  • Andy gives us his background. [5:32]
  • Doc asks Andy what got him into being a muscle scientist. [6:22]
  • Doc asks Andy what sport he was mainly focused on. [7:23]
  • Comparing lifting stats. [8:03]
  • Doc asks Andy about what life is like working at California State. [8:46]
  • Andy on the athletes he’s worked with. [10:04]
  • Andy on handling the needs of a combat sport athlete. [11:14]
  • Doc asks Andy about his nutrition programs. [14:14]
  • Andy elaborates on the need for a changing diet. [20:03]
  • Andy explains his current diet. [22:36]
  • Doc asks Andy about intermittent fasting. [24:28]
  • Andy on fasting for increase in growth hormone & testosterone. [30:12]
  • Finding a diet that is best for you. [33:01]
  • Andy’s objections to false claims & lack of evidence in nutrition. [34:12]
  • Tommy’s assumptions on hormones & Andy’s rebuttal. [35:28]
  • Tommy gives Andy an example scenario and how he would work with it. [38:58]
  • Tommy asks Andy about how these “fads” get started. [41:22]
  • Andy on there being no single diet that works for everyone. [43:28]
  • Identifying what’s stopping you from hitting your goals. [46:43]
  • Doc asks Andy what the future looks like for him. [49:00]
  • 6 From 6. [50:30]
  • What is Andy’s favorite travel destination? [50:39]
  • What is Andy’s dream travel destination? [52:02]
  • What books does Andy recommend? [53:44]
  • What does Andy like to do when he has free time? [56:18]
  • Who does Andy look up to? [57:46]
  • If Andy could invite 3 people to dinner, who would they be? [59:38]

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