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The Running Around Charlotte podcast is presented by the Novant Health Charlotte Marathon— the Queen City’s premier road race experience. One day, five events, with a race day distance for every goal and pace. Registration for the November 16th Novant Health Charlotte Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay, 5K, and 1 mile events is available now at http://runcharlotte.com Running Around Charlotte, with your hosts Tim Rhodes and Jeffrey Cooper, is produced in partnership with well-run media + marketi ...
 
I’ve covered 5 Olympic and 5 Paralympic Games at home and abroad. Tokyo 2020 was to have been numbers 6. So how are the athletes preparing during Covid times. And what are they learning in the run up to the Games. The Podcast lasts around 10 mins and comes out daily, Monday to Friday. I’m also using it to raise money for Maggie’s Cancer Centres to thank them for the help they’ve given my wife and family during her bowel cancer journey. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/destinationtokyo
 
Are you a pet photographer hoping to start or grow your business so that you can finally live the life of YOUR design? Welcome to your one-stop-shop for practical tips, actionable strategies, detailed case studies, interviews with industry leaders, and everything else you need to start making money in pet photography. - Your host is Nicole Begley, a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer. Nicole has been running a successful pet photography business since 2010 and is also the foun ...
 
The Los Angeles County Bar Association is proud to present a podcast for law students which assembles stories, tips, and insights for the next generation of attorney. Each episode features interviews with a diverse set of LACBA members from around the legal community of Southern California, reflecting on their experiences from law school and beyond, as they found their place in the complex legal landscape. LACBA and its 26 member sections and committees host more than 100 educational and soc ...
 
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Hopefully, we’ve all gotten off to a good start with our New Year’s Resolutions, right? The top resolutions, most of us know, have to do with diet and exercise — but for runners, there’s even better news. If you’re trying to burn fat, running is the best exercise because runners burn more calories per minute than other sports like swimming or ridin…
 
She scored a hat-trick for England in midweek - Ellen White talks about playing international football again. Covid has meant no England games for a year - but Ellen has a big smile on her face this week. And a souvenir ball for her trophy cabinet. Ellen speaks about the Olympic preparations - and what she's doing to earn selection. Ellen also co p…
 
She won swimming medals at London 2012 and Rio 2016. But in Tokyo she'll be in a canoe and aiming for her first Paralympic gold medal. Charlotte Henshaw has had a phenomenal time since switching sports. She talks us through the process and what she's learnt along the way. Charlotte also talks about the qualification event for this summer. You can f…
 
Dan Greaves has competed and won medals at 5 Paralympic Games - with his debut in Sydney in 2000. The delay to the Tokyo Games has helped "Discus Dan" who has recovered from a career threatening injury he picked up in 2019. Dan's coach is in Dubai and his coaching sessions are via an ipad. He's used to it. His previous coach was based in Arizona. W…
 
We recorded this podcast just as the Prime Minister announced the easing of lockdown in England. And for Shona McCallin that means many things, including a return to coaching her local hockey team in Maidenhead. Shona talks about why she chose to coach whilst being on the GB squad and what she's learning. We also talk about the run up to Tokyo and …
 
054 - If you haven't yet gotten the call, you surely will at some point. Someone's beloved pet is nearing the end of his life; maybe they've just received a terminal diagnosis. You agree to a portrait session, hang up the phone...and panic. How on earth will you make it through such an emotionally charged session? Grief-recovery specialist Wendy Sl…
 
It's been a tough few days for GB boxer Sandy Ryan. She's spent 9 years hoping to make an Olympic Games. But her hopes of making it to Tokyo are over after her Qualifying event was cancelled because of Covid. Sandy's struggled with a shoulder injury but she's recovering well and was hoping this was going to be her year. The Commonwealth Games gold …
 
An Olympic great, Sir Chris Hoy, is on our throwback Friday. It's an excerpt from a much longer interview given to the Track and Ball Podcast.(A brilliant podcast series, by the way, more details further down). Sir Chris talks about the 2004 games in Athens and how a conversation with the sports psychologist Dr Steve Peters changed his mindset. Sir…
 
This episode explores captaincy and leadership with Adam Dixon, skipper of the GB Hockey team. Adam's held this position since February 2019 and gives me the inside track on how the hockey squad operates. One of his big challenges has been keeping the group together over the last year over lockdown. He also talks about a more open and honest approa…
 
Patrick Huston talks us through his mental rehearsals - the way he visualises his performances. It's all part of his preparation in the build up to the qualification events for Tokyo. It's about visualising success and Patrick spends up to an hour and a half a day doing this. And he gets a notification every 2 hours with a positive reminder to rein…
 
We’ve heard it already a few times this year — one way to help you follow through on your New Year’s Resolutions is accountability! You have to set your goals, check off the steps, and measure progress along the way. Working out with a buddy also reminds you that you’d better not skip a day! Well, local public radio station WFAE is helping you with…
 
Former World Champion hurdler Dai Greene articulates the frustration at trying to find competition just 5 months out from the Tokyo Olympics. Covid had devastated the indoor season and Dai is disappointed that more hasn't been done to help elite athletes. He's not competed since last July and whilst he understands that travelling around is very dif…
 
053 - For many of our listeners, it's hibernation season. Cold and dark out. Not so many clients calling. Which is why this time of year is also...conference season! This week, Heather and I dish about the pitfalls of pet photography education, how to avoid getting stuck in the student trap, and what to do with all those amazing notes you've taken.…
 
At last! Competition in the UK. And marathon swimmer Alice Dearing was back in the pool for the first time in 11 months. Alice normally competes in open water - but grabbed this opportunity as British Swimming put on a competitive meeting in Manchester. She talks about how she loved the event and describes how it worked....and hopefully paves the w…
 
Some great thoughts to ponder on in this episode with GB Paralympic gold medal winner Emma Wiggs. For starters, we talk about the resignation of the head of the Tokyo Olympics Organising Committee, Yoshiro Mori, for making inappropriate remarks about women. We move on to discus the role of the Paralympics in breaking down barriers. And there's Emma…
 
Olympian Ellen White has become the all-time top goalscorer in the WSL this week. She's also been named in the England squad once more for the next international. Paralympian Richard Whitehead is back from warm weather training with Tokyo in his sights. The pair present their own podcast, Track and Ball, and they've been taking questions from schoo…
 
George Peasegood has a very powerful story. But he doesn't always realise it. That's because he loves what he does. George is one of the world's best para-triathletes and hopes to be heading to Tokyo. He was just 2 1/2 when his left leg got trapped under a ride-on lawn mower. His leg was saved, but as a teenager he needed nine months of operations …
 
We love running, but we also know our sport comes with occasional aches and pains. Our next guest on Running Around Charlotte helps both people and animals recover from the inevitable soreness that come with training. Stephanie Pope can help. She started her business of Red Light Therapy because of her lifelong love of horses. After studying Animal…
 
Here's an expert's way of keeping motivated to exercise when conditions are not great outside.... Martyn Rooney is one of the most experienced members of Team GB's athletics squad - with an Olympic medal to his name. But his tip might hurt. He suggests finding an exercise you really don't like and do that. Martyn's a great believer in hard work. An…
 
052 - This week's guest is pet photographer Lisa Asp, a self-described print competition addict. Lisa started out behind the camera in a Sears Portrait Studio, and went digital back before Photoshop thought to introduce layers. These days, she's director of Animal Image Makers—you might know them from their fantastic annual conference—and also the …
 
He runs marathons; spends hours training. And has a full-time job in teaching. Kevin Seaward is hoping to be with Team Ireland in Japan this summer. He is an Olympian from Rio and finished 4th in the Commonwealth Games in 2018. But aside from the miles training on the road, he's also part of the leadership team at Beauchamp College, a large school …
 
No trips to bars, restaurants and sights. No travel on public transport without permission. Restrictions at venues. The details are coming out which'll shape how athletes, the media and officials must behave in Tokyo during the Games. The guest today is Andy Stevenson, who works on the Games for Channel 4 and BBC Radio Sport. Andy is a Paralympic s…
 
Ali Jawad was 15 when he was asked if he'd become a drugs cheat or be a clean athlete. The question came from his coach, who was making a very powerful point. And since then the Paralympic Powerlifter has championed clean sport. Ali's finally got some competition. Lockdown and his recovery from Crohn's Disease has left him with so few opportunities…
 
A really honest account of what it's like living and competing in a bubble for a month. GB's top ranked mixed doubles pair of Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith talk about their time in Bangkok. And lessons they've learnt from their experience. And lessons we might all benefit from too. Marcus says he found it very hard to focus on his badminton and mai…
 
Two things can really make a runner want to smile – finishing a race, and a good dentist! (Get it?) Our next guest on the Running Around Charlotte podcast can relate to both of these things – she is a marathon and ultra-marathon runner, and also voted one of Charlotte’s Top Dentists from Charlotte Magazine for several years in a row! That makes us …
 
Here's one of the few athletes who've had to endure Long Covid. Jonny Walton contracted the Corona Virus last Spring - and it's after effects were "scary" as Jonny struggled to return to fitness. Thankfully Jonny is back to fitness and this year he and his British Rowing colleagues had to ditch their warm-weather training. Instead, they've had a ca…
 
051 - Turns out, returning guest Charlotte Reeves and I have a *lot* of thoughts when it comes to camera gear! Not surprising, I guess, for two pet photographers who've been shooting for a collective 25 years. 😯 Join our lively conversation and get the lowdown on the latest gear options, plus stories about scammers, soggy dogs and my enormous man-h…
 
There are set to be three new dads in Team GB's hockey squad for Tokyo. And that's a rarity. Adam Dixon is Team GB's newest dad, becoming a father in late January. The England and GB Hockey captain talks about the life-changing moment and what it means for his sporting day job. The delay to the Olympics means there'll be three fathers training for …
 
Sal Montgomery has a special place in Helen Glover's life. She saved her husband from drowning. And Sal gives a unique insight into how Helen returned to the GB Rowing Squad having had 3 children in the last 3 years. Sal is an extreme canoeist and adventurer and accompanied Helen's husband, Steve Backshall, on a TV trip to a remote part of Bhutan. …
 
How do you balance athlete life and being a parent. Today double gold medal winner Helen Glover announced her intention to compete in Tokyo. We hear briefly from her performance director - with more to come tomorrow. Diver Tom Daley talks about being a dad and how that's changed his approach to sport. And BBC Sport's Nick Hope brings news of the ne…
 
Shona shares her coping mechanisms and how she's turned to dogs to help her through injury and lockdown. She was a consistent member of the GB hockey team which won an historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Shona has just returned from 147 days out with an ankle injury. It's the latest setback for her. But Shona has learnt a lot about the…
 
We know a lot of our listeners are hard-core runners. You love the marathons, training on long runs, and you wear out a lot of shoes. Our next guest on Running Around Charlotte has a slightly different point of view, as she calls it, because she fully admits to running at the back of the pack. Mandy Carter calls herself an “average runner” who star…
 
Athletes and their food; And football and the Olympics. Two guests today. Stef Reid, medal winning Paralympic Long Jumper. And Ellen White, footballing Olympian from London 2012. Stef talks about food. She was a finalist on Celebrity Master Chef and loves her time in the kitchen. She's got some great advice for those of us who've looked at exercise…
 
050 - In this week's episode, I share one of my favorite business analogies: When you only offer digital files to your photography clients, it's like a baker selling a wedding cake but telling the harried couple to go ice it themselves. Even if you're handy with a Wilton buttercream, you'll get something out of my conversation with Eugene Nagaweick…
 
Charlotte Henshaw is a medal favourite in her 'new' sport of paracanoe after competing at 3 Paralympics in GB's swimming team. But she's recently had surgery and had a diagnosis of endometriosis. So we talk about female athlete health and how the condition has affected her. We also discus mental health during these Covid times and Charlotte explain…
 
Amidst the uncertainty, the athletes carry on, hoping Tokyo goes ahead this summer. There's been more uncertainty for GB football. Phil Neville, likely manager in Tokyo has moved to the US. Ellen White is an Olympian from 2012 but also played for Neville whilst top scoring at the 2019 World Cup. She tells me why he was such a good manager and coach…
 
Today is a lively chat with Olympian Patrick Huston, who competed for Team GB at the Archery in Rio. I first met Patrick at the European Championships in Nottingham five years ago and he always has something interesting to say. He revealed he had a positive Covid test a couple of weeks ago and talks about how he's been training whilst in self isola…
 
If you’re a runner – or even if you’re not – chances are you’ve been around one of our next guest’s projects. There are 230 of them, encompassing more than 21,000 acres across the county. From greenways to playgrounds to pavilions to pickleball – Mecklenburg County Park and Rec has your recreation needs covered! Bert Lynn joins us today – he’s the …
 
Today's guest is one of Britain's Paralympic stars - Richard Whitehead. His gold medal moment at London 2012 was one of the highlights of the Games. He repeated this at Rio in 2016 but at 44 he will need to be at his very best to make it a hat-trick. Richard's currently in South Africa and talks about why athletes are going overseas - despite the p…
 
049 - STOP! Do not pass Go, do not collect $200, DO NOT listen to this podcast until you've heard episode 48 from last week!!! Alrighty, that said...welcome to the second half of our New Year's goal-setting series with mindset coach and all-around rock star, Heather Lahtinen. If you're ready to drop the excuses and create the life of your dreams, t…
 
Today's guest in this ten minute podcast is Paralympic powerlifter Ali Jawad who's hoping a Covid vaccination will help his Tokyo preparations enormously. Ali has Crohn's Disease which makes him clinically extremely vulnerable. He's competed in three Games, including a silver in Rio. The last four years have been incredibly challenging and it's tou…
 
I've a lovely guest to finish the week. It's Donna Fraser who has just been awarded an OBE in the New Year. Donna's making a big contribution to UK Athletics as its lead in Equality, Diversity and Engagement. She is full of enthusiasm and warmth and brings a lifetime of competitive experience. So it's interesting to hear her views on the disruption…
 
So there are 7 guests packed into just over ten minutes of this daily podcast! I love it when the Olympic and Paralympic teams are announced and the athletes can mark the moment. These are the first announcements of 2021 and of course they come at a time of great uncertainty. There's some great chat here about how the shooters have adapted and cope…
 
I've got two great guest today. Alice Dearing is aiming to be the first black woman to represent Team GB in swimming. With so much speculation about the Games this summer, Alice tells me she's of the mindset that there will be an Olympics. She feels it's so important to keep focused on the goal and not to slacken off. Alice is an open water swimmer…
 
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