Pushing The Limits


Pushing the limits - the show that gets deep into the psyche of limit pushers from all walks of life. Out the box thinker, elite athlete, successful entrepreneurs, social change innovators, scientists and more. Cutting to the chase to find out what makes them so successful, how they did it, what their life philosophies are and what gems of wisdom they can impart to us all. Hosted by Professional Adventure Athlete Lisa Tamati, author, producer, motivational speaker and mindset coach

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Pushing the limits - the show that gets deep into the psyche of limit pushers from all walks of life. Out the box thinkers, elite athletes, successful entrepreneurs, social change innovators, scientists and more. Cutting to the chase to find out what makes them so successful, how they did it, what their life philosophies are and what gems of wisdom they can impart to us all. Hosted by Professional Adventure Athlete Lisa Tamati, Author, Producer, Motivational Speaker and Mindset Coach.
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2019-11-15 11:34
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2019-11-14 18:00
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14.11.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Ep 125: Lisa Whiteman on Biomechanics, podiatry, gait analysis and the latest in science

In this interview Lisa Tamati speaks with Lisa Whiteman - Lisa's background is in biological health science, with a specialty in the biomechanics of human motion, and she worked in private practice sports and rehabilitation for over 20yrs. Lisa also is...
Lisa Tamati author
7.11.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How a first timer cracked a 100km ultramarathon with Matt Scrafton

This week Lisa interviews one of her athletes from our Running Hot Coaching Tribe, Matt Scrafton. Matt joined Running Hot with the goal to run a 100km trail race at Taupo in New Zealand.  Previously he had successfully run a couple of 50km events and r...
Lisa Tamati author
31.10.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Emily Miazga - 3 x Multisport World Champion

Emily Miazga is a 3 x winner of the  Coast to Coast World multisport champion she is also a clinical nutritionist and found of "Em's Power Cookies" - a range of nutritious and delicious  Cookies, Bars, Power Bites, they also sell Hemp Protein Cookies! ...
Lisa Tamati author
24.10.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Ep 122: Dr Sam Shay - The ten pillars of health

In this episode Lisa talks to Functional Neurologist, Functional Health Practitioner Dr Sam Shay of Colorado about his "Ten Pillars Of Health" model - an integrative approach to personalised health using the latest in research.  Dr Shay talks in-depth ...
Lisa Tamati author
10.10.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Ep 121: Unity Ultra - Bringing people together in solidarity with victims of the Christchurch Mosque attacks

Tom Hickman is a race director with a big heart and strong social conscience. Founder of the Bali Hope Ultra who has raised over $250,000 for charity in Bali is now in New Zealand joining forces with Kyron Gosse a runner who did the Bali Hope Ultra but...
Lisa Tamati author
3.10.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Dirt Church Radio hosts - Insights from the running gurus

In this episode Lisa interviews two Kiwi running gurus Matt Rayment and Eugene Bingham of "Dirt Church Radio" podcast fame. Matt and Eugene are passionate running advocates and share in this episode their insights from interviewing top athletes and run...
Lisa Tamati author
27.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How to monitor your training intensity using technology

In this weeks episode Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff talk about the benefits and disadvantages of using the various technologies available to improve your training results and optimise your performance. From watches to apps and heart rate monitoring the...
Lisa Tamati author
19.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

JJ Virgin - Celebrity Nutritionst, 4 x NY Times Best Selling Author And Warrior Mum

JJ Virgin is a 4 x New York Times Best Selling Author, TV show Host, Triple Board certified Celebrity Nutritionist and a warrior mum. In 2012 JJ's 16 year old son Grant was the victim of a hit and run accident and was left barely hanging onto life, aft...
Lisa Tamati author
12.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

The Stillness Project - The Power of Meditation -Tom Cronin

Tom Cronin in a previous life was a Finance Broker of 26 years experience, he lead a life like that portrayed in the "Wolf of Wall St" movie. Life was full of stress, adrenaline, risk and partying. Burning the candle at both end he began to suffer the ...
Lisa Tamati author
5.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Standing in your own power.

In this episode Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff discuss the phenomenon of the imposter syndrome, of having a lack of self confidence and self acceptance, about understanding the power of your words and thoughts to change your attitude to yourself and to ...
Lisa Tamati author
29.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How To Reprogram Your Subconscious Mind

In today's episode Lisa's talks about the two minds. The conscious mid and the Subconscious mind. The subconscious mind can process 20 000 000 bits of info per second. The conscious mind can only process 40 bits of info/sec. So the subconscious mind ca...
Lisa Tamati author
22.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Athletes are you over or under training

Many athletes have the attitude you just have to go hard all the time, they are tough and unbending when it comes to training, they know it sometimes hurts and is hard and you just have to deal with that. Take a teaspoon of concrete and harden up and t...
Lisa Tamati author
16.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Rachel Grunwell -The Secrets To Being Healthier & Happier

Rachel Grunwell is one of New Zealands' best know health and wellness experts and enthusiastic marathon runner. She is an award-winning journalist and has just released the book Balance: Food, health + Happiness which which features 30 global experts s...
Lisa Tamati author
15.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

My Top Tips For Achieving Your Dreams and Goals

In this episode Lisa does a deep dive into your top rules to live by to achieve your dreams, visions and goals,  to integrate into your psyche. They are a blueprint for achieving what you want in life on your terms. Learn why failure is only a feedback...
Lisa Tamati author
8.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Ryan Lange - why youth is no excuse for not achieving your giant goals

Ryan Lang is only just turned 22 years old and already his ultra marathon bio reads like that of a very accomplished ultra running 40 plus year old.  With the Moab 240mile race and the Tahoe 200 miler and soon to add the Big Foot 200 miler to the list ...
Lisa Tamati author
1.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Josh Komen -From Elite Athlete To Cancer Victim And Back

Josh komen is an incredible young man. At 23-years-old he was set to wear the black singlet, a West Coast athletics star on the rise. However, in a race to the Commonwealth Games the finish line never came as Josh was diagnosed with acute myeloi...
Lisa Tamati author
25.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

The five elements that comprise a well structured run training progam

In this episode Run Coaches Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff look at the structure of a good run training system.  The many elements of a holistic program - run sessions, skills and drills, mobility and flexibility work, strength work, sleep and recovery,...
Lisa Tamati author
18.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Ep 108: Guy Lawrence - Living the life you truly want

Guy Lawrence is a coach, speaker, wellness advocate, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Let It In. A program designed to help people bridge the gap between the life they live and the life they truly want to live. using meditation and the language o...
15.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Are you really that time poor

We are all very busy these days and the pace of life sometimes seems insane and it can lead us to feeling overwhelmed when the to do list just gets longer. In this session you will learn about time blocking and priortising what really matters first and...
Lisa Tamati author
11.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How to stop limiting beliefs from holding you back.

In today's episode Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff talk about Mental toughness and how to stop those limiting beliefs you picked up somewhere on your journey through life from stopping you achieving those big dreams you have. No matter how scary or daunt...
1.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Joe Trodden - Mindset and business scaling expert

In this episode Lisa does a deep dive with mindset and business scaling expert Joe Trodden on what it takes to succeed and scale in business and how to overcome entrepreneurial and mental roadblocks. Joe works with entrepreneurial leaders who have got ...
Lisa Tamati author
23.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How to stop fear ruling your life

Fear can be debilitating. It's natural that we all experience fear and it's part of being human but if we don't want to be limited in our potential by fear, if we want to push outside our existing boundaries and expand our horizons and if we want to to...
Lisa Tamati author
18.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Chris Dorris - Tough Talks - Mental Toughness Coachin

  Chris Dorris is a Master Mental Toughness coach who has work with thousands of athletes over the past three decades and also many hugely successful business people and corporations. His hard hitting, no BS, tough talk approach really gets results and...
Lisa Tamati author
11.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Don't let the bastards get you

Lisa goes on a bit of a rant in this episode sick to death of people putting other people in boxes, imposing their limiting beliefs on others Lisa encourages you find your tribe, your coaches, mentors and friends who will not pull you down and limit yo...
Lisa Tamati author
7.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


We have all done it.. set out all excited on a new training regime or nutrition plan then become derailed by something, lost our way, fell off the proverbial bandwagon.  In this episode Ultra Endurance Athlete Lisa and Exercise Scientist Neil Wagstaff ...
Lisa Tamati author
30.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Kim Morrison - Why self care if your divine responsibility

This week Lisa speaks to the amazing Kim Morrison a woman who wears so many hats its hard to put her in any one box. A world record holding Ultramarathon runner, Author of 5 books, Essential Oils and Aromatherapist, Founder of the chemical free skin ca...
Lisa Tamati author
12.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Running specialised Physiotherapist Brodie Sharpe shares his knowledge

BRODIE SHARPE is a Melbourne based physiotherapist who specialises in training and treating runners.  He has an incredible knowledge base on all thing running and how to build strength to avoid the most common injuries, how to recover if you are injure...
Lisa Tamait author
6.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Interview with Kerwin Rae - Helping people reach their potential

Something a little bit different this episode.  On this show Lisa is interviewed by one of the world's leading Human performance and business mastery Specialists Kerwin Rae for his podcast 'UNSTOPPABLE" Kerwin is a man on a mission to empower as many p...
Lisa Tamati author
29.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


Lisa talks about the importance of "Working in" sessions doing things like yoga, diaphragmatic breathing, stretching, pilates and how they impact your stress hormones and your waistline. She also talks about menopause and what you can do to help your b...
Lisa Tamati author
18.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Ray Zahab - Adventurer/Explorer Extraordinaire

Ray Zahab is a Canadian Ultra runner/Adventurer/Explorer extraordinaire. He has completed countless unsupported expeditions and crossings across polar regions and desert. Most famous for being a part of the Sahara7500km run - Crossing the entire contin...
Lisa Tamati author
2.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


Todays episode with Lisa is a coaching session with her athletes many of whom have just completed big races, ultra marathons, marathons and half marathons.  Their build ups were long and hard and now the race has come and gone and they have successfull...
Lisa Tamati author
25.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


This week Lisa shares her best tips for running trail races.  Tips on running uphill, tip for the downhill, hydration and electrolytes, nutrition.  Getting the best shoes, blister prevention, mental tactics and more  A must listen to episode if you wan...
28.01.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


Paul Whatuira is best known as a hugely successful NRL Athlete, Kiwi player, 2 x Premiership winner. He has played for the Warriors, Melbourne, Storm, Parramatta Eels,  West Tigers, Huddersfield Gians.  But the high points of his athletic career were m...
Lisa Tamati author
10.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Hydration and Electrolytes for Athletes

Hydration is a hot topic right now especially as we head into summer in the Southern Hemisphere. So just how much should you be drinking and why are electrolytes critical to your mission as well. Find out all the stats, the products and the tips Lisa r...
Lisa Tamati author
1.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


In this crazy busy world we often get overwhelmed with the to do list, with the amount of distractions in our lives, with the workload we have to get through and finding time to train and time to priortise family and friends can be tough. If the week o...
Lisa Tamati author
8.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


Runners often neglect the obvious, that they need a strong musculoskeletal system and a strong nervous system in order to withstand the rigours of the miles they are running. When you understand run specific strength training and what types of trainin...
Lisa Tamati author
1.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


This is the tale of a 49 year old Australian woman who in the space of few short years went from being a totally unfit, overweight smoker who didn't really even think about running or fitness to having a life defining moment at a doctors one day and ch...
Lisa Tamati author
22.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


The number one thing that stops us from taking on massive challenges and chasing our dreams is the fear of failure. The "What if" machine goes into overdrive and we get in our own way, stop our chances of success before we even begin. In this episode L...
Lisa Tamati author
13.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


In this episodes Running Hot Coaches Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff discuss the importance of cadence, how you can increase your cadence and why you should care.  What time of your season you should be focusing on your cadence and how hard and fast the ...
Lisa Tamati author
7.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png


  Long slow distance high mileage models vs high quality lower mileage holistic programmes. Lisa discusses the pros and cons. Why the traditional high mileage model works to a point and what adaptations it brings but why it leads to a high incidence of...
Lisa Tamati author
27.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

The Billionaire Code - Success as an entrepreneur by Business guru Alex Charfen

Alex Charfen is one of my greatest teachers and mentors, his systems and processes for scaling and growing business are second to none.  Alex is the founder of Charfen.com  a coaching and consulting business that helps takes businesses from start up to...
Lisa Tamati author
20.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Stefan Sillner - How to have more success and fulfilment in your life.

Stefan Sillner is an extremely successful entrepreneur and business executive in his role with the fitness equipment company giant Hammer AG he has been: Ôā∑ Responsible for building an 8-figure international fitness equipment business from scratch for a...
Lisa Tamati author
14.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How to build and lead a team to success - in business, in sport or at home

In this podcast Lisa discusses how to develop a good team culture and how important your state of being, your values and your consistency is in helping the team achieve it's goals. She discusses why setting totally unrealistic goals just demotivates an...
Lisa Tamati author
6.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How to run faster, be stronger, fitter, run longer without burnout and injuries

  - Have you struggled to fit in training with your busy lifestyle? - Maybe you are an absolute beginner and don't know where to start or perhaps you have done a few races but keep having motivation or injury troubles?   - Or maybe you have bee...
1.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How To Develop More Mental Toughness For Sport, Business and Life

How to develop mental toughness for sport business and life Developing mental toughness is an underrated skill in, not only sport performance, but in business and for overcoming life's many challenges and obstacles. With the right mindset and approach ...
Lisa Tamati author
23.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Sports Psychology and the Mindset of a winner -

World Champion Motorcycle Racer Wayne Gardner has just released a brand new movie "Wayne" about his crazy life and reaching the pinnacle of Motorcycle Racing. The film captures the life and career of the Aussie, who went from owning a $5 motorbike in W...
Lisa Tamati author
16.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Runners Questions Get Answered by Ultra Endurance Athlete Lisa

Lisa answers questions from the Trail Running community. All about her career, her training philosophies and your coaching systems. Tons of tips and advice on long distance running, fitness and health as well advice on developing a strong mindset for s...
Lisa Tamati author
9.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Find out why you aren't getting the training results you so richly deserve

Do you feel like you are hitting your head against the brick wall sometimes, training hard and eating right and still putting on weight or getting unfitter? Lisa Tamati Ultra Endurance Athlete and Neil Wagstaff Exercise Scientist from Running Hot Coach...
Lisa Tamati author
2.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

How to take on a massive expedition and survive to tell the tale

In this episode Lisa is coaching someone who plans on undertaking an a mammoth ultra endurance run through central Australia 1555km. She shares her experiences running such extreme distances, what is involved in the planning, fundraising, marketing, lo...
Lisa Tamati author
26.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/c/c/d/e/ccdec52846b1b617/Pushing_the_Limits_1.png

Dr Scott Sherr talks about the power of hyperbaric oxygen therapy and it's applications

Dr. Sherr believes that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) -- the administration of 100% oxygen at greater than atmospheric pressure -- is one of the most powerful ways to decreasing inflammation, accelerate wound healing, and optimise both physical and ...
Lisa Tamati author