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English, Social, 1 season, 103 episodes, 4 days, 14 hours, 22 minutes
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Exploring the minds that inspire modern society. Hosted by Fergus Crawley, with new episodes every second Monday.
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#103 | George TheTinMen | Why Are Men Being Let Down?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by George TheTinMen, pro-men’s advocate, blogger and content creator. George is on a mission to raise awareness about the issues men face in today’s society. He is incredibly honest and open, sharing valuable information and statistics that many people will be too afraid to discuss. Why? Because he believes that ongoing discussion is what’s needed if we are going to resolve the marginalisation and mistreatment that men and boys face on a regular basis. Fergus and George cover many topics, including what men are missing in the modern world, the shocking statistics around male mental health and suicide, male body dysmorphia, how social media is creating a false perception of masculinity, and much much more… Expect to learn more about how men are being let down. Expect to reflect on your definition of masculinity. Expect to understand the forgotten gaps in the gender debate.TheTinMen Blog - https://thetinmen.blogGeorge’s Instagram - @TheTinMenFergus’s Instagram - @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUShttps://www.myprotein.com/
5/20/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 10 seconds
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#102 | Dr Robert Glover | No More Mr Nice Guy - Reach Your Full Potential.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dr Robert Glover, motivational speaker, marriage and family therapist and author of the bestselling book, No More Mr. Nice Guy. With over 40 years experience, Robert has helped thousands of men to transform their lives and get what they want with their relationships, sex life and career. Robert shares many of the reasons why ‘nice guy syndrome’ might actually be hindering your progress, destroying your relationships and leading to a sense of resentment and lack of authenticity. Do you constantly seek approval from others? Do you put other people’s needs before your own? Do you feel you aren’t reaching your full potential? If so, then this episode is for you. Fergus and Robert discuss the topics of covert contracts, a fear of failure, how men can ultimately be more attractive to women, why men need a community and much much more… Expect to think differently about being the ‘nice guy’. Expect to reflect on your own honesty and vulnerability. Expect to learn how to reach your goals and be more successful. Robert’s websites ⬇️ https://www.drglover.comhttps://integrationnation.net/landing-pageFergus’s Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUShttps://www.myprotein.com/
5/13/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 15 seconds
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#101 | Mick Hawkes | 14 Years In The SAS - Living Life On The Edge

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Mick Hawkes, former 22 SAS, undercover surveillance operator and security consultant. Mick has lived a fascinating life. He grew up wanting to be a professional footballer, but an unsuccessful trial at Lincoln City put his dream on hold. He joined the military at 16, serving with the Parachute Regiment  and 29 Commando before eventually taking on SAS selection. After ending up in hospital and failing the first time, he successfully passed on the 2nd attempt. Mick spent 14 years in the SAS and operated all over the world, including Bosnia, where he was taken prisoner alongside Billy Billingham. As well as this, Mick conducted successful surveillance operations with The Det in Northern Ireland and even worked with MI5. After leaving the military, he went onto work in the corporate world, providing security consultancy to large organisations and now runs Hawkes and Co with his daughter, delivering training to multiple sectors including schools and agriculture. Mick shares details of his childhood, his career in the military, what it was like working undercover in the surveillance world, his experience of being captured in Bosnia, many of the lessons learned and much much more… Expect to gain insight into the hidden world of surveillance. Expect to reflect on how you overcome challenges in life. Expect to understand more on the mindset required to be a special forces operator. Mick is also releasing a book called Life On The Edge, dedicated to his co-writer Nicole Johnston, who sadly passed away very recently. The book aims to help people get around all the obstacles life throws at us. The release date is to be announced in the near future. Mick’s Website: https://www.hawkesandco.ukMick’s Instagram: @mhawkes40Fergus’s Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUShttps://www.myprotein.com/
5/6/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 45 seconds
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#100 | Robin Horsfall | The Most Famous SAS Mission Of All Time?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Robin Horsfall, former SAS soldier, bodyguard and author. Robin has certainly lived an extraordinary life. He joined the military at 15 and then served in 2 Para in Northern Ireland. After multiple tours of Northern Ireland, he eventually joined the SAS and was part of one of the most famous hostage rescue missions in history - The Iranian Embassy Siege in 1980. After leaving the military, Robin went onto bodyguard for some of the wealthiest people in the world, start his own Karate school and gain an English Literature degree from the University of Surrey. Robin shares his early childhood and what lead him to the military, his deployments with the Parachute Regiment, his time in the SAS, how he adapted to life outside of the military, many of the valuable lessons he has learned along the way, and much much more… Expect to reflect on how you deal with failure and discomfort. Expect to learn how to deal with high pressured situations. Expect to better understand the challenges of military life. Robin’s Website: https://robinhorsfall.co.ukFergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUShttps://www.myprotein.com/
4/29/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 20 seconds
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#99 | I Ran For 50 Hours | 250km Q&A | Fergus Crawley

In this episode, I answer the questions put to me by my social media audience after completing a 250km Ultramarathon in one go. The discussion focuses on many topics, including my recovery, my mindset over the 3 days, hallucinations, how we dealt with the many challenges along the way, what I’d do differently, what my next goal is, and much much more…Fergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUShttps://www.myprotein.com/
4/22/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 6 seconds
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#98 | Lauren Johnson | The Secret To Building A High Performance Mindset.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Lauren Johnson, former New York Yankees Performance Psychologist and mental toughness coach. Throughout her career, Lauren has worked with numerous top athletes, executives and world leading organisations such as Google, Johnson & Johnson and The FBI.Lauren is on a mission to help people improve their lives through the choices they make. Fergus and Lauren discuss many topics, including Lauren’s time as an athlete, her journey to becoming a psychologist, the mental skills required to be a high performer, how we can build mental strength, and much much more… Expect To Learn What It Takes To Be A High Performer.Expect To Understand The Importance Of Performance Psychology.Expect To Reflect On Your Own Mental Toughness.Lauren’s Instagram: @laurennicolejohnsonLauren’s Website: https://www.laurenjohnsonandco.comFergus’s Instagram: @ferguscrawleyJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/ MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUS https://www.myprotein.com/
4/15/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 42 seconds
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#97 | Connor Emeny | 7 Ironmans On 7 Continents - Achieving The Impossible.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Connor Emeny, the first person in the world to complete an Ironman Triathlon on all 7 continents. Connor shares his journey to becoming an endurance athlete, what motivated him to undertake such a challenge, the planning and funding required, the lessons he has learned along the way, and much much more… Expect to learn just how brutal Antarctica is.Expect to understand more about the planning required for such an event. Expect to be motivated to test your limits. Connor’s Instagram: @connor.emenyFergus’s Instagram: @ferguscrawleyJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/ MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUS https://www.myprotein.com/
4/8/202456 minutes, 14 seconds
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#96 | Zach Bitter | What It Takes To Run 100 Miles Under 12 Hours

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Zach Bitter, professional ultramarathon runner and coach.Zach has broken both World and American records and is the current American 100 Mile record holder with a mind blowing time of 11 hours, 19 minutes and 13 seconds. Zach shares his journey into ultra running, his race strategy, the mindset needed for such a tough event, the lessons he has learned along the way, and much much more…Expect to be confused as to how someone can run so fast for so long. Expect to learn what it takes to be a competitive ultra runner. Zach’s Instagram: @zachbitterZach’s Website: https://zachbitter.comFergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley  Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.com Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/ MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUS https://www.myprotein.com/
4/1/20241 hour, 3 minutes
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#95 | Fergus Crawley | 250km Ultramarathon Q&A | Nutrition Strategy, Training, Injuries, Sleep?

In this episode, I answer the questions put to me by my Instagram audience before I take on my biggest challenge yet - a 250km ultramarathon from our office in Edinburgh to the bottom of Ben Nevis (after going up it first). The episode focusses on various topics, including my nutrition plan for the event, how I'll manage blisters, my sleep strategy, how fast I want to do it, what my training has been like and much much more...Fergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/MyProtein - get a % off with FERGUShttps://www.myprotein.com/
3/25/202440 minutes, 50 seconds
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#94 | Lewis Robling | Overcoming Failure And Finding Your Purpose

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Lewis Robling, former professional rugby player, turned ultra runner and coach. Lewis shares his experience of professional sport, the highs and lows, and the mental struggles when he eventually had to leave the game. Lewis goes onto explain the immense value and freedom he has found in ultra running and why he thinks they are so helpful for people in everyday life. Expect to learn more about the emotions of professional sport. Expect to reflect on how you view failure. Expect to be motivated to do an ultra marathon. Lewis' Instagram: @lewis_roblingFergus' Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/
3/18/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 6 seconds
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#93 | James Exton | Hard Work And Discipline Is All You Need.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by James Exton, former barrister and co-founder of LDN Muscle.James has lived an extremely varied life, growing up on the wrong side of the law, to then qualifying as a lawyer and becoming a barrister. While in full time employment, James and his brother, Tom, founded LDN Muscle, an online transformation coaching business that has helped over 100,000 people to reach their goals. James also does a lot of work with the prison system, instilling positive values and coaching inmates to become successful personal trainers when they leave. Expect to appreciate the value of hard work and discipline. Expect to reflect on your goals and ambitions. Expect to be motivated. James’ Instagram: @je_ldnmFergus’ Instagram: @ferguscrawleyJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
3/11/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 33 seconds
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#92 | Nick Whitcombe | From Drug Smuggler To Community Hero - How To Transform Your Life.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Nick Whitcombe (Nick Capo), former drug-smuggler, competitive bodybuilder and current successful gym owner. Nick has lived an extremely varied life, facing adversity every step of way. From growing up in Merseyside with a single mother and being a victim of sexual abuse, to being sentenced to prison for 6 years. In 2020, Nick went viral for being the main man behind the campaign to keep gyms open during Covid. He gained a massive amount of publicity and was labelled a community hero, however, this fame unfortunately lead to historic charges being dug up and Nick eventually returning to prison for the second time…Nick is very honest and open about his mistakes, but is now on a mission to show the world that people can change and can indeed transform their lives and become better versions of themselves. Expect to explore Nick’s rollercoaster of a story. Expect to reflect on the UK justice system. Expect to consider your own upbringing and how it’s shaped your life. Nick’s Instagram: @nickcapo__Fergus’ Instagram: @ferguscrawley Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
3/4/20242 hours, 22 minutes, 2 seconds
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#91 | Jonathan Pain | 6 Things To Consider To Balance Training With Family Life...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jonathan Pain: coach, hybrid athlete, ultra-runner,  and father of four.Fergus asks Jonny to outline the things to consider when trying to balance training alongside being a parent.Many people use having children as a reason to stop training, but Jonny wants to show people that you can do both, it just requires good communication with your partner, time blocking and being able to make sacrifices when required. Expect to reflect on how you find balance in your life. Expect to reconsider your priorities. Expect to understand that you can still train. Jonny's Instagram: @jonathanpainFergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawleyJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
2/19/20241 hour, 1 minute, 3 seconds
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#90 | Fergus Crawley | 100K Followers Q&A | My 2024 Goals, Post Event Blues, Everest...? (+More)

In this episode, to celebrate reaching 100K followers, I answer the questions put to me by my Instagram audience. The episode focusses on various topics, including my dream guests for the podcast, my favourite and least favourite training session, my goals for 2024, starting a YouTube channel and much much more. Expect to learn more about Fergus' goals. Expect to reflect on how you use social media. Expect to question your WHY. Fergus' Instagram: @ferguscrawleyJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
2/5/202448 minutes, 11 seconds
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#89 | Mike Gammell | Competing Against The Biggest Brands In The World...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Mike Gammell, Co-Founder of Days Brewing. After quitting their corporate jobs in 2020, Mike and his co-founder, Duncan, set off on their entrepreneurial journey and started an alcohol free beer brand - Days Brewing. Mike is not sober, and sees the enormous value in socialising over a beer, but by incorporating non-alcoholic beers, he believes you can still enjoy the occasion of a beer without compromising  on your recovery and health. Fergus and Mike discuss Mike's journey to starting a business, the pressure and stress that goes with being in such a competitive industry, the process of trying to fundraise and grow the business, the many benefits of drinking non alcoholic beer, and much much more. Expect to understand the difficulties of running a business. Expect to reflect on your mindset and ambitions. Expect to reconsider how you view alcohol.  Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr@daysbrewing@ferguscrawleySponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
1/29/202450 minutes, 33 seconds
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#88 | John Barclay | Is Rugby Going To Survive?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by John Barclay, former Scotland Rugby Captain, father and broadcaster.John made 76 appearances for Scotland, as well as playing for Glasgow Warriors, Scarlets and Edinburgh. In 2020, John announced his retirement from professional rugby and has since become involved in media and the whisky industry.Fergus and John discuss his rugby career, the lessons he has learned and how he's applying them to his life now,  dealing with injury, the future of the sport, what needs to change in order for it to survive, and much much more. John also explains his thoughts on the recent controversial topic of Louis Rees-Zammit leaving rugby to try and pursue a career in the NFL.Expect to learn about the pressure of professional sport. Expect to question the future of rugby.John's Instagram - @johnbarcJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
1/22/202456 minutes, 16 seconds
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#87 | Zack Telander | What's Wrong With The Fitness Industry?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Zack Telander, weightlifter, coach, musician and YouTuber. Fergus and Zack discuss Zack's journey into fitness, his growth on YouTube, his love for creating music and much much more. They also deep dive into some of the things that they believe are wrong with the fitness industry and where it can be improved. Expect to reflect on your goals. Expect to see the value in creativity. Expect to question your WHY.Zack's Instagram: @coach_ztZack's YouTube: @zacktelanderJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
1/15/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 1 second
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#86 | Rory Lawson | How To Be A Leader...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Rory Lawson, former Scotland Rugby Captain, media host and Leadership Consultant. Rory won 31 Caps for his country, as well as playing for Edinburgh, Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons. However, in August 2013, Rory had to announce his retirement from professional Rugby, due to a chronic wrist injury.Rory shares his sporting background with us, what lead him to rugby, the unfortunate circumstances in which he had to retire, his struggle with finding purpose outside of rugby, his passion for leadership and performance, and much much more. Expect to evaluate your own leadership qualities. Expect to think differently about your goals. Expect to learn more about the harsh reality of injuries. Rory’s Instagram: @rorylawson9Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
1/8/20241 hour, 1 minute, 27 seconds
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#85 | Fergus Crawley | What Have I Learned This Year? 23 Lessons From 2023...

In this episode, I go through 23 valuable lessons that I have learned throughout the year. I explore multiple topics, including curiosity, community, the real definition of Hybrid Training, balancing a busy lifestyle, and much much more... I'm hoping that you can take something useful away from this episode and apply it to your own life. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 20% off with FERGUS20 https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
1/1/202455 minutes, 17 seconds
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#84 | Zach Pogrob | Change Your Behaviour And Find Your Obsession...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Zach Pogrob, media creator and writer. Zach is the man behind @BehaviourHack on Instagram. Having amassed an enormous 1.5 million followers, Zach creates content to help motivate and inspire people to change their habits and reach their goals.Zach also shares his newfound obsession with running and how he believes entering the 'dark place'  goes hand in hand with success in other aspects of his life. Fergus and Zach discuss the advantages and disadvantages of obsession, some of the lessons they have learned from running, and much much more... Expect to be motivated. Expect to evaluate your habits. Expect to find your obsession.Zach's Instagram: @zachpogrobJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 20% off with FERGUS20 https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
12/26/202356 minutes, 21 seconds
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#83 | Ned Phillips | Live Life In The Present - The Power Of Now...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ned Phillips, Ultra-Runner and Fintech CEO.Ned is the Founder and CEO of Bambu, a global digital wealth technology provider. Alongside his successful career in finance, Ned is also an experienced ultra-runner, having completed numerous events, including some of the infamous backyard ultras. Ned shares his passion for ultra running and why it’s so important for us to think in the present. He has even discussed this topic and ‘ The Power Of Now’ on a Ted Talk. Expect to learn more about Ultra Endurance.Expect to evaluate your own mindset. Expect to be curious. LinkedIn: Ned Phillips TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tc4K5ZujqwJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 20% off with FERGUS20 https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
12/18/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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#82 | Jonny Davies | Running The ENTIRE London Underground...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jonny Davies, Ultra-Runner and fitness content creator.Jonny recently ran the entire London Underground route above ground, covering 572km (370 miles) in just 11 days while raising funds and awareness for mental health. Jonny shares his love for running and why he thinks it’s such a powerful mechanism for positive change.Fergus and Jonny discuss ultra running, the realities of being a heavier runner, the numerous lessons he learned whilst completing such a big challenge, and much much more… Expect to evaluate your WHY. Expect to be inspired. Expect to think differently about running. Jonny’s Instagram: @jonnyrdaviesJonny's TikTok: @jdrunsfarJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 20% off with FERGUS20 https://www.vivobarefoot.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/
12/11/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 43 seconds
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#81 | Fergus Crawley | Welcome Back To The Podcast...

Welcome back to The Modern Mind Podcast.And from our new studio...After taking an unexpected break due to moving into the new office and getting the podcast studio ready, we are back! In this episode, Fergus breaks down some of the exciting things that have happened over the last few months.Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 20% off with FERGUS20 https://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/?Days Brewing - get 20% off with FERGUS20https://daysbrewing.com/Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrOmnia Performance Website:https://www.omnia-performance.com/training-programmes-1
12/4/202322 minutes, 55 seconds
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#80 | Jonathan Pain | What REALLY Happened In Peru?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jonathan Pain, to debrief his experience in Peru.Jonny outlines what it was like spending two weeks isolated in hospital, how he dealt with the emotions of not being able to do the event, some of the lessons he has learned from the experience and much more...Expect to better understand the potential dangers of being at altitude. Expect to analyse your own health.Expect to reflect on what's truly important to you.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindJonny's Instagram: jonathanpain-Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/? ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/
8/28/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 58 seconds
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#79 | Oli France | Surviving The World's Most Extreme Environments.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Oli France, expedition leader, adventurer and speaker. Oli is the founder of Wild Edge, a company who specialise in leading groups through the world's most remote and hostile places, from Iraq to Somalia, DR Congo to Socotra, Siberia to Tajikistan. We explore Oli’s background, how his passion for the outdoors lead him to becoming an expedition leader, what it’s like working in some of the harshest places on the planet, some of the challenges along the way and much much more…Oli is also about to embark on 'The Ultimate Seven' - a multi-year expedition like no other. He is attempting to be the first person ever to journey from the lowest point of each continent, to the highest, across jungles, deserts, polar ice caps, war-torn regions, oceans and mountains. Expect to be have your mind blown.Expect to better understand the dangers of extreme environments. Expect to question what’s possible. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindOli’s Instagram: oli_france Wild Edge website: https://www.wildedge.co-Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/? ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/
8/21/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 59 seconds
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#78 | What Makes A High Performer? 5 Lessons...

In this episode, we have five lessons from high performance, taken from five separate guests who have appeared on the show, all of whom have reached the highest level in their field. First up, we have Nick Symmonds, two time Olympian, discuss his experience of dealing with the highs and lows of being a professional athlete and how, by working with a sport psychologist, he learned to enjoy his career rather than resent it. We then hear from Mark Beaumont, ultra endurance adventurer and multiple world record holder, explain how learning our trade is vital for long term success and how we must ride the emotional rollercoaster and not see each situation as a steady state. James Newbury, Crossfit Games athlete, explains how a wealth of different experiences growing up has lead to him becoming a successful athlete and how learning the art of delayed gratification is crucial for performance. Dylan Hartley, former England rugby captain, then discusses what it was like to lead his country in such a high performance environment under the coaching of Eddie JonesFinally, Gaz Banford, former Sergeant Major of the SBS, talks about what we can do to adopt a high performance mindset and outlines how, nowadays, it’s too easy to see people being successful rather than appreciating the journey that has lead to their success.Expect to learn what it takes to be a high performer. Expect to reflect on your own habits. Expect to change your mindset. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr Subscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmind-Sponsors:   MyProtein - "FERGUS" for % off  https://prf.hn/l/3YMkgBY Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.com
8/14/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 19 seconds
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#77 | What Are Ultras Really Like? | 8 Lessons From Ultra-Endurance...

In this episode, we have eight lessons from Ultra Endurance, taken from eight separate guests that have appeared on the show. First up, we have Mark Beaumont, ultra-endurance adventurer and multiple world record holder, who discusses how sometimes people over plan, rather than just going out there and building their trade. Next, we listen to Sean Conway, ultra-endurance adventurer, explain how he has dealt with the setbacks in his career and various strategies that have helped him to overcome them. Jonny Pain, ultra-endurance athlete and coach, explains his experience of dealing with the fear and anxiety leading up to an event and how his experiences have influenced his life as a father and a husband.Kris King, ultra-runner and race director, outlines how being honest and fallible is crucial for success and how ultra events refine us as a person. Paul Minter, who ran 5000 miles around Great Britain, talks about how his experience of Ultra running has reinforced that no matter how bad things are, we can get through them if we keep going. Flora Beverley, ultra athlete and businesswoman, describes how she got into ultras and the value of beating your own personal bests rather than comparing yourself to others. Alex Staniforth, adventurer and ultra-endurance athlete, talks about how the body can endure so much and how ultras have helped him to transform his mindset. Finally, Rupert Guinness, ultra-endurance cyclist, discusses how ultras should be seen as a privilege, not suffering, and how he's dealt with the failure of not completing Race Across America. Expect to learn what it takes to do an ultra-endurance event. Expect to think differently about setbacks. Expect to be motivated. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindMark’s Instagram: @mrmarkbeaumontSean’s Instagram: @seanconwayadventureJonny’s Instagram: @jonathanpainKris’s Instagram: @kris_kingyPaul’s Instagram: @paulminter_uk_runFlora’s Instagram: @foodfitnessfloraAlex’s Instagram: @alexstaniforth_Rupert’s Instagram: @rupert.guinness-Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 15% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with FC40.https://mancaveinc.com
8/7/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 26 seconds
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#76 Solo Q&A | Hyrox, The Norseman, Starting A Business, Hybrid Training, Mental Health (+More)

In this episode, I answer the questions put to me on social media, covering a wide range of topics.The discussion focuses on many things, including my training, my thoughts on Hyrox, why I unfortunately chose do deprioritise triathlon in 2023,  how I balance training with running two businesses and everyday life, why semantics around the term 'Hybrid Athlete' are pointless, and much more. Expect to learn more about my current priorities.Expect to consider your WHY. Expect to think differently about your training. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmind-Sponsors: MyProtein - "FERGUS" for % offhttps://prf.hn/l/3YMkgBY Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/
7/31/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 21 seconds
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#75 | 4 Powerful Psychology Truths...

In this episode, we have four lessons from psychology, taken from four separate psychologists that have appeared on the show. Firstly, we hear Dr Julie Smith, Clinical Psychologist and author of ‘why has nobody told me this before’, talk about the disparity in masculine and feminine views on mental health and what we can do to help a friend if he or she is struggling. Then, we hear TJ Power, Psychologist and Neuroscientist, talk about how we can build healthy relationships with technology and the various chemicals that affect our behaviour and what we can do to optimise them. Dr Daniel Crosby, behavioural finance expert and psychologist, explains the link between money and happiness and how experiences are far more valuable to us than material goods. Finally, we hear Adam Lane Smith, psychotherapist and attachment specialist, discuss the differences between male and female behaviour and how bonding over problem solving can be the most valuable. Expect to understand more about your mental health. Expect to think differently about your relationships. Expect to change your perspective on living a meaningful life. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmind-Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.com
7/18/202356 minutes, 15 seconds
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#74 | Pasha Munro | Operating In The Harshest Environments With The SBS.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Pasha Munro, former Royal Marines Commando and Special Boat Service.   During his 26 years in the Elite Royal Marines Commandos, he was an Arctic, Mountains, Jungle and Survival expert, with the last 12 years spent as a Specialist Diver. Pasha shares his challenging upbringing and how that eventually lead him to joining the military. Fergus and Pasha discuss his time in the military, the lessons he has learned along the way, the challenges of operating in such extreme environments and the highlights of what was such a long and varied career.Expect to reconsider why you do the things that you do.Expect to reflect on your upbringing.Expect to reconsider how you manifest your competitive nature. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmind-Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.com
7/11/202356 minutes, 35 seconds
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#73 | Max Dickins | Why Are Men So Lonely?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Max Dickins, award winning Comedian and Writer. When Max decided to propose to his girlfriend, he realised there was no one he could ask to be his best man and since then, has gone on a journey to discover why more and more men are so lonely and struggling to build close friendships. Fergus and Max discuss the issue, why it’s becoming more common in today’s society, why it’s such a problem for male mental health and various things men can do to rebuild their social life to rekindle close relationships. Expect to reconsider the interactions in your social life. Expect to reconsider what’s important to you.Expect to learn more about male loneliness. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrSubscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindMax’s Instagram: @maxdickinswritesBuy Billy No Mates: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billy-No-Mates-Realised-Friendship-Problem/dp/1838853510-Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO https://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/? ManCave - get 40% off with FC40. https://mancaveinc.comDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/
7/3/202356 minutes, 5 seconds
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#72 | Professor Keith Campbell | The Science Behind Narcissism.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Professor Keith Campbell, Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia's Franklin College.Fergus and Keith discuss all things Narcissism... What is it? How do we spot it? What led Keith to studying it? How does it differ to ego? And much more. Expect to better understand what makes a narcissist. Expect to learn more about the impact of nature vs nurture. Expect to reflect your own personality. Subscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmind Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr      -  Sponsors: Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVO  https://www.vivobarefoot.com  ManCave - get 40% off with FC40.  https://mancaveinc.com
6/26/20231 hour, 12 seconds
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#71 | George Heaton | Discipline Is The Way - On A Mission: Represent Clo

In this episode, Fergus is joined by George Heaton: co-founder of Represent Clothing. Founded in 2011 by brothers George and Mike Heaton, Represent is a British luxury fashion label.Their garments are the embodiment of relentless effort, refinement and constant progression. Each piece is the result of a meticulous design and production process, with expert craftsmanship being an unremitting factor running throughout every collection, silhouette and individual garment.The mission is simple, to build the best brand in the world.George shares what it was like growing up in the North West, the process of starting the business, the lessons learned along the way, and how he has gone through a massive personal transformation that has contributed to the current exponential growth of the business. Expect to reconsider your priorities. Expect to ask yourself whether you’re all in. Expect to be inspired.Subscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrGeorge’s Instagram: @georgeheatonRepresent: @representclo-Sponsors: Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with FC40https://mancaveinc.com
6/19/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 48 seconds
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#70 | 4 KEY Lessons From The Military...

In this episode, we have four lessons from the military, taken from four separate guests that have appeared on the show. Firstly, we listen to Ben Williams, former Royal Marine Commando, discuss the transferrable skills he believes the military gives people and how it has helped him progress in the civilian world. Episode #19Then, we hear Mike Chadwick, former Paratrooper, discuss where he thinks people go wrong when training for the military and how he implemented new strategies for troops to be more successful and ready for anything! Episode #36Paul Minter, former Household Cavalry Regiment, explains how multiple tours of Afghanistan and Iraq shaped who he is today and how those lessons helped him in running 5000 miles around the UK. Episode #45Finally, we hear from Ross Austen, former corporal in the 24 Commando Engineer Regiment, who discusses his career ending injury after triggering an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Afghanistan, and how after undergoing an extremely long recovery process he refocused on becoming an adaptive athlete. Episode #18Expect to understand more about the harsh nature of being a soldier. Expect to think differently about adversity. Expect to learn more about resilience. Subscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrBen’s Instagram: @ben_williams_cmMike’s Instagram: @coachmikechadwickPaul’s Instagram: @paulminter_uk_runRoss’ Instagram: @rausten59-Sponsors: Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.com/ManCave - get 40% off with FC40https://mancaveinc.comWHOOP - get your first month free!https://join.whoop.com/en-uk/fergus
6/9/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 57 seconds
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#69 | Ben Haldon | The Evolution Of Fitness: Training For The Right Reasons.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ben Haldon, Online Personal Trainer and co-founder of the mycoach app. Ben shares his experience of getting into the fitness industry, going through cognitive behavioural therapy, finding a lump on his testicles and much more…Fergus and Ben also discuss his current training to break the world record for the longest ever farmers carry! Listen to find out more about it and more importantly WHY he is undertaking such a challenge. Expect to reconsider your WHY.Expect to learn more about world record training.Expect to better understand your ego.Subscribe to The Modern Mind YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@themodernmindJoin The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrBen's Instagram: mycoachbenji-Sponsors: MyProtein - "FERGUS" for % offhttps://prf.hn/l/3YMkgBY ManCave - get 40% off with FC40https://mancaveinc.comWHOOP - get your first month free!https://join.whoop.com/en-uk/fergus
6/2/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 26 seconds
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#68 | What Is The Special Forces Really Like? | Gaz Banford, Simon Jeffries, Lindsay Bruce, Dean Stott

In this episode, we have four lessons from The Special Forces, taken from four separate guests that have appeared on the show. Firstly, we listen to Gaz Banford, former Sergeant Major of the Special Boat Service, talk about the typical characteristics shown by people who pass selection and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. Episode #2Then, we hear Simon Jeffries, former Special Boat Service, discuss his misfire incident during selection, leading to him releasing the self made pressure and focusing on the moving average. Episode #37Lindsay Bruce, former Special Air Service, shares his experience of the gruelling selection process and how he recommends people to break things down into smaller chunks, rather than focusing on the end result. Episode #22Finally, we hear from Dean Stott, former Special Boat Service, who discusses his career ending injury and how he refocused onto the next chapter of his life in the private security world. Episode #16Expect to learn what it takes to be in the Special Forces. Expect to think differently about pressure.Expect to change how you go about achieving your goals. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrGaz’s Instagram: @duratus_gazSimon’s Instagram: @the.natural.edgeLindsay’s Instagram: @thelindsaybruceDean’s Instagram: @deanstott-Sponsors: MyProtein - "FERGUS" for % offhttps://prf.hn/l/3YMkgBY ManCave - get 40% off with FC40https://mancaveinc.comWHOOP - get your first month free!https://join.whoop.com/en-uk/fergus
5/26/202346 minutes, 40 seconds
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#67 | Alex Staniforth | Surviving A Near-Death Experience On Everest, Twice...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Alex Staniforth: adventurer and motivational speaker. Alex shares his experience of being bullied at school, nearly dying on Mount Everest twice, dealing with bulimia and how he turned his victim mindset into a growth mindset. Alex is now a competitive ultra-runner, alongside being the founder of the mental health charity: Mind Over Mountains. Expect to realise the dangers of high altitude climbing. Expect to better understand bulimia as an illness. Expect to change your perspective of negative situations. Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrAlex's Instagram: @alexstaniforth_Mind Over Mountains: @mindomountains-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with FC40https://mancaveinc.com
5/19/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 21 seconds
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#66 | Solo Q+A | Therapy, Training, Tolkien, Self-Doubt, Pizza..? (+ More)

In this episode, Fergus explores the questions put to him by his social media audience, and places them within his own context and perspective. The discussion focuses on Fergus's experience with therapy, his favourite literature, his current and future training goals and most importantly, his favourite slice of pizza, and much more...Expect to reconsider your priorities.Expect to learn more about Fergus's current focus points.Expect to better understand the interests of The Modern Mind community.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLrFergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with FC40https://mancaveinc.com
5/11/20231 hour, 1 minute, 29 seconds
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#65 | Sam Cornforth | Don't Take Yourself So Seriously...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Sam Cornforth: the funniest man in fitness.Sam is a trained actor, high-level Crossfit Athlete, content creator/comedian, and self-proclaimed man child.We explore Sam's background, how his passion for making people smile has always come first, his move to London to become an actor, how he found Crossfit, his transition into self-employment, and the personal challenges along the way...(And much more...)Expect to reflect on YOUR passions.Expect to better understand the reality of a career in acting.Expect to hear from Sam in a way you haven't before.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Sam's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samcforth-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with FC40.https://mancaveinc.com
5/3/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 5 seconds
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#64 | Dr Hazel Wallace | Take Back Control Of Your Health

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Hazel Wallace: the founder of The Food Medic, a medical doctor, registered associate nutritionist and personal trainer.Hazel sadly lost her father at a young age, and has since done all she can to have an impact on our understanding of health and well-being. As the founder of The Food Medic blog, Hazel has had a positive influence on thousands of lives worldwide.Alongside this, Hazel is a medical doctor, and the author of three best-selling books - all of which we explore today.Expect to reflect on YOUR health and wellbeing.Expect to better understand the demands of the NHS.Expect to reconsider success.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Hazel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thefoodmedicHazel's Website: https://www.thefoodmedic.co.uk -Sponsors:WHOOP - get your first month free!join.whoop.com/fergusVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
4/25/202352 minutes, 20 seconds
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#63 | Suhit Amin | Beating Cancer, To Building A 7-Figure Business By 21

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Suhit Amin: 22 year-old award winning entrepreneur, teenage cancer-survivor, and founder of Saulderson MediaSuhit grew up with ambitions of becoming a doctor, but a cancer diagnosis shifted his perspective on what he wanted from life. Amidst his treatment Suhit started Saulderson Media, an influencer marketing agency that has since grown to £2.5million turnover. This is a fascinating insight into the mind of a highly driven, highly successful, and highly self-aware young entrepreneur, who shares with us his journey so far...Expect to reflect on your mortality.Expect to ask yourself what drives you?Expect to reconsider materialism.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Suhit's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suhitamin-Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
4/6/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 24 seconds
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#62 | Kris King | Ice, Desert, Jungle, Mountains - Lessons From The World's Most Extreme Ultras...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Kris King, ultra-endurance, and race director for some of the world's toughest footraces.Kris shares his background, how he reflects on growing up without a father, what drew him to ultra-endurance events, and the lessons learnt along the way. Kris is the Race Director for Beyond The Ultimate, and the infamous Spine Race, alongside being a highly competent athlete and coach himself.Expect to reflect on exercise as 'therapy'.Expect to better understand the demands of extreme environments.Expect to analyse your reason why.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Kris's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kris_kingy/Beyond The Ultimate: https://bit.ly/3LPEcWB -Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
3/28/202354 minutes, 1 second
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#61 | Jonathan Pain | Conquer your Self Doubt...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jonathan Pain, to debrief the psychological demands of his most recent event: 250km across the Arctic Circle...Expect to learn more about Jonny.Expect to better understand the fear of being in an extreme environment.Expect to analyse your self doubt.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Jonny's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanpain/-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
3/21/202342 minutes, 54 seconds
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#60 | Sean Conway | The World's Most Accomplished Athletic Adventurer...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Sean Conway, who has a collection of athletic adventures too long to list.Sean shares his background with us, how he found himself exploring the world through human-powered efforts, how he has scaled and developed such challenges over the years, what drives him at his core, and most importantly: what's next..?Expect to learn more about the demands of professional adventure.Expect to better understand how to consider your passions versus commerciality.Expect to question why you do the things that you do.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Sean's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/seanconwayadventure/Sean's Website: https://www.seanconway.com -Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
3/14/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 29 seconds
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#59 | Fergus Crawley | 4x4x96 (Doubling The Goggins Challenge) How Hard Was It REALLY?

In this episode, I debrief my most recent challenge: doubling David Goggins's 4x4x48 challenge by running 4 miles, every 4 hours, for 4 days... (4x4x96)Expect to better understand how I approached the event.Expect to learn how YOU can nail the 4x4x48...Expect to consider the differences between this, and a conventional ultra...Alongside learning more about my perspective on Goggins' message.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/O_oxTLnvpDM -Sponsors:ManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.comWHOOP - get your first month free.join.whoop.com/fergus
3/6/202335 minutes, 36 seconds
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#58 | James Newbury | What Does It Take To Get To The Crossfit Games?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by James Newbury, pro Crossfit Athlete, 4x Australia's Fittest Man, and serial entrepreneur.James shares his background with us, and how that has translated into a decorated career in both Crossfit and business. As well as this, we explore what drives him to push beyond the demands of his sport, and to constantly push himself to progress across the board, and how you can too.Expect to learn what's required to get to the Crossfit Games...Expect to better understand how to juggle business commitments.Expect to question why you do the things that you do.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  James's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesnewbury-Sponsors:ManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.com
2/27/202355 minutes, 50 seconds
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#57 | Rupert Guinness | How Ultra-Endurance Cycling Reframed My Mental Health

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Rupert Guinness, global sports journalist, ultra-endurance cyclist, and men's mental health advocate, with personal experience battling bulimia.Rupert's career began in a fast-paced journalism environment, that has developed over the years into him covering some of the world's biggest sporting events. Rupert himself is an ultra-endurance cyclist, having raced the IndyPac, which is 5,500km across Australia on two wheels, and is heading back to RAAM this year, amongst many other achievements!With 15 books, countless articles, and experiences in sport that money can't buy - Rupert has some fascinating insights to share, especially when it comes to men's mental health and his personal experience with bulimia.Expect to learn what ultra-endurance cycling at the highest level is really like...Expect to better understand bulimia.Expect to hear more about the intensity of sports journalism.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Rupert's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rupert.guinnessRupert's Twitter: https://twitter.com/rupertguinness -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.com
2/20/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 44 seconds
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#56 | Josh Clemente | From SpaceX Engineer To Nutrition-Tech Founder...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Josh Clemente, former SpaceX engineer, to founder of Levels Health.Josh spent the first half of his career engineering systems at SpaceX and Hyperloop, two of Elon Musk’s ultra-high-performing companies, where he helped to create the life support systems that keep astronauts alive and functioning. During this time, Josh was struggling with inexplicable bouts of fatigue and volatile spikes and crashes in energy whilst training as a competitive CrossFitter. On a whim, Josh began experimenting with glucose monitoring, the data from which ultimately led to a complete reinvention of his lifestyle. Through this experience, Josh conceived of Levels, a software-enabled health company that leverages real-time data from biosensors, like Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs), and lifestyle data from apps like Apple Health to learn how food, stress,  sleep and exercise impact your metabolic health. Expect to learn what Elon Musk's working culture is REALLY like.Expect to reflect upon how you respond to your nutrition.Expect to learn about where CGMs can step in...Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Levels Health: https://www.levelshealth.com-Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/ManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
2/6/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 59 seconds
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#55 | Mike Samuels | Generating $170m In Sales As A Coffeeshop Copywriter

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Mike Samuels, The Coffeeshop Copywriter - who has generated over $170m in sales for his clients.We discuss how Mike transitioned into what he does now, how he managed and calculated the risk, and how important your personal values are in underpinning your business. As well as this, we explore how you can consider doing the same with your passion projects/side hustles, alongside Mike's athletic speciality: 100 mile runs.Expect to better understand the demands of starting a business.Expect to reconsider how you can turn your passion project into a career.Expect to reflect on your personal values.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Mike's Instagram: @thecoffeeshopcopywriter-Sponsors:HMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
1/30/202353 minutes, 51 seconds
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#54 | Simmy Dhillon | The Reality Of Starting A Multi-Million £ Business From University

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Simmy Dhillon, founder and CEO of Simmer Eats (formerly RNS meals).We discuss the timeline of events that has Simmy and the team in a strong position going into 2023, and being one of the few meal prep companies that has stood the test of time. Alongside this we explore the demands of involving family in business, an act-now-sort-later mentality, the nuances of marketing without budget, and Simmy's experience working in Investment Banking & Google before committing all his time to Simmer Eats.Expect to better understand the demands of starting a business.Expect to reconsider whether you would involve you family in any future ventures?Expect to reflect on your career.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Simmy's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simmydhillonSimmer Eats: https://www.simmereats.com-Sponsors:Vivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
1/23/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 46 seconds
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#53 | Blue Monday Is Bull****

In this episode, I explain why we should TOTALLY disregard Blue Monday.Support Resources:Samaritans – for everyone...Call 116 123 Email [email protected] Against Living Miserably (CALM) – for men...Call 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight every day Or visit the webchat pagePapyrus – for people under 35...Call 0800 068 41 41 – Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm, weekends 2pm to 10pm,  Text 07786 209697 Email [email protected] – for children and young people under 19...Call 0800 1111 – (the number won't show up on your phone bill).The Silver Line – for older people Call 0800 4 70 80 90Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  TMM YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMsUyB5F_aexZVmFnhUpLTg -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 30% off with FERGUSDAYShttps://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
1/16/20238 minutes, 29 seconds
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#52 | 23 Questions To Kick-Off 2023...

In this episode, I answer 23 questions to kick off 2023…Questions:1) What are your goals for 2023?2) Favourite guest of 2022, and why?3) Dream podcast guest?4) Nir v Johann beef, what’s your opinion?5) What’s your opinion on booze these days?6) Do you have any hobbies? Seems everything you do is somehow on social/work/tied into content etc?7) Any guests you haven’t liked?8) Advice for starting a YouTube channel? I’m really into fitness nutrition/recipes but don’t know where to start…9) All time PBs across all the sports you care about?10) Do you think masculinity is under attack?11) Do you plan do to do anything open to the public this year? Saw run thing, but anything mindset focused? London?12) How do you make money?13) Death row meal?14) Why do you think the Double Brutal took so much out of you? Was it surprising?15) Social media, overall net positive or negative?16) Ever thought about joining the military?17) How do you use caffeine?18) Any dream athletic projects/adventures?19) Do you think university is worth it?20) Shag, marry, kill - Andrew Tate, Piers Morgan, Joe Rogan?21) What was your last real job?22) Did you achieve all goals for 2022?23) What camera kit + editing software do you use?Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
1/9/20231 hour, 1 minute, 14 seconds
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#51 | 10 Life-Changing Lessons From 2022

In this episode, we run through the top 10 episodes from 2022, with a key lesson from each...10) Dr Yusef Smith:  Optimisation = doing the reps.9) Massimo Pigliucci: How can we learn to control the controllable, according to the Stoics?8) Lindsay Bruce: What lessons from the SAS can we apply to civilian life?7) Jonathan Pain: Fear is the catalyst for success.6) Mark Beaumont: Commitment is our most powerful skill.5) Dr Julie Smith: You are not at the mercy of your emotions.4) Thomas Maw: How to reconsider productivity.3) Simon Jeffries: Internal validation > external validation.2) Mike Chadwick: Lessons in resilience.1) Mark Lewis: Be selfish to be selfless.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
12/27/202257 minutes, 37 seconds
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#50 | Rebecca Hollis | How Can We Avoid Burnout?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Rebecca Hollis: entrepreneur, investor, and international cheerleader.We focus the conversation on burnout: what it is, and how we can avoid it. Rebecca shares her experience, I share elements of mine, we explore the difference between depression and burnout conceptually, and reinforce the importance of reflecting on our core values.Expect to better understand how to avoid burnout.Expect to reconsider the structures in which you manage your time.Expect to ask yourself what are your core values?Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Rebecca's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccahollis/-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.com
12/21/20221 hour, 15 seconds
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#49 | Rob Lipsett | How To Structure Your Life For Success

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Rob Lipsett: fitness entrepreneur, YouTuber, and potentially, the world's most positive man?We discuss everything form what has made Rob the man he is today, the challenges behind growing a YouTube channel, how to periodise your year to set yourself up for success, his multiple businesses, and much more...Expect to better understand why you should commit to action, now.Expect to reconsider how you structure your year.Expect to ask yourself whether you feel fulfilled?Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Rob's Socials: @roblipsett-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comVivobarefoot - get 10% off with FERGUSVIVOhttps://www.vivobarefoot.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
12/14/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 58 seconds
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#48 | Olivia Strong | Founder Of Run For Heroes - £7m Raised...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Olivia Strong: founder of Run For Heroes - the viral campaign that raised >£7m for NHS Charities Together throughout the pandemic.We discuss how the idea was born, how it developed, the challenges along the way, and how it turned into the viral campaign that became a household conversation in 2020.Expect to realise why you should just commit, now.Expect to better understand the challenges of charity fund-raising.Expect to put a story to the name of Run For Heroes.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Run For Heroes Website: https://runforheroes.org.uk -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
12/5/202242 minutes, 29 seconds
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#47 | Nir Eyal | How To Become Indistractible

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Nir Eyal: investor, author, and lecturer.Alongside having received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Nir is an active investor in multiple companies, most notably: Eventbrite, Canva, Anchor.fm, and Refresh.io.Nir is also the author of two bestselling books, these being... Hooked: How To Build Habit-Forming Products, and Indistractible: How To Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.Expect to realise that to-do lists are NOT the solution.Expect to reconsider how you manage your time.Expect to become indestractible.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Nir's Website: https://www.nirandfar.com-Sponsors:WHOOP - get your first month FREEjoin.whoop.com/fergusDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
11/28/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 7 seconds
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#46 | Harry Bliss | Creating The Netflix Of Wellbeing...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Harry Bliss: co-founder  of Champion Health - the Netflix of wellbeing.Harry is devoted to having an impact on our health. After the tragic loss of a friend and mentor, he was galvanised to make Champion Health an all-encompassing solution for employee wellbeing. In May 2022, the business was acquired to £10m, which opens it up to further scale, and further impact.Expect to understand the demands of running a start-up.Expect to reconsider workplace wellbeing.Expect to ask yourself how we can better look after one another.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Harry's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/harry-bliss-44b479136/Champion Health: https://championhealth.co.uk -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
11/21/202246 minutes, 28 seconds
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#45 | Paul Minter | Lessons From Running 5,000 Miles Around The UK.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Paul Minter: 18 years with the armed forces, founder of Head Up Charity, and recently, the man that ran 5,000 miles around the UK coastline.Paul is hellbent on making an impact - after losing 15 friends to suicide, he has founded Head Up Charity to try and provide a proactive solution. Paul decided to make a statement, by running around the UK - this is his story.Expect to understand the grief around suicide.Expect to reconsider how we can make a change.Expect to ask deeper questions about yourself.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Paul's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paulminter_uk_run Head Up's Website: https://www.head-up.org.uk-Sponsors:WHOOP - get your first month FREEjoin.whoop.com/fergusDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
11/14/202250 minutes, 16 seconds
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#44 | Paul McGregor | How Can We Fix Corporate Culture?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Paul McGregor: CEO of Everymind At Work, and mental health campaigner.Paul is driven by the question of why? After losing his Dad to suicide in 2009, he struggled to confront his own feelings, before ultimately finding progress through therapy; he has since been on a mission to remove the stigma around our mental health, and through a variety of media outlets, consultancy, and now his own business - Paul is working to change perceptions, and reframe corporate cultures.Expect to understand the grief surrounding suicide.Expect to reconsider how we confront our feelings.Expect to ask questions about your workplace, and your place within it...Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Paul's Website: http://www.pmcgregor.comEverymind At Work: https://everymindatwork.com/become-a-partner/Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
11/7/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 50 seconds
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#43 | Dr Daniel Crosby | Does Money = Happiness?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dr Daniel Crosby: behavioural finance expert, psychologist, and asset manager who applies his background in psychology to explore our human behaviours around finances.Daniel is the author ofPersonal Benchmark: Integrating Behavioural Finance and Investment Management, The Laws of Wealth, and The Behavioural Investor.Expect to understand the link between happiness and money.Expect to reconsider how you value things.Expect to reframe 'wealth'.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.co
10/31/202247 minutes, 51 seconds
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#42 | Massimo Pigliucci | How Stoic Philosophy Will Improve Your Life

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Massimo Pigliucci, Author, and Professor of Philosophy at City College, New York.We explore Stoic philosophy, and how it an help you live a happier more fulfilling life. Alongside this, we explore the key question of whether or not virtue can be taught, and if so, how can we learn it?Expect to understand what it means to be virtuous.Expect to reframe regret.Expect to reconsider what it means to be 'good'.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Massimo's Website: https://massimopigliucci.org -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.co
10/24/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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#41 | Nick Maggiulli | How to Build Your Personal Wealth

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Nick Magguili, the author of 'Just Keep Buying', COO of Ritholz Wealth Management LLC, creator of Of Dollars And Data, and educator on finance.We explore all of the things to consider when it comes to saving, earning, investing; alongside our behavioural patterns around finance, lifestyle creep, spreading risk, and how to set YOURSELF for long term success financially.Expect to understand what money means to you.Expect to set some clearer parameters around your finances.Expect to reconsider your values.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Nick's Website: https://ofdollarsanddata.com-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
10/17/202255 minutes, 28 seconds
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#40 | Adam Lane Smith | The truth about your psychology...

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Adam Lane Smith, licensed psychotherapies who now specialises in attachment, and consults internationally on the topic.Adam wants to raise global awareness of the psychology of attachment, and how it affects our relationships. There are some harsh truths that we must face here, but Adam helps us face them in this episode.Expect to understand what attachment REALLY is...Expect to reconsider how you socialise.Expect to confront your own attachment issues.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Adam's Website: https://adamlanesmith.com-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
10/10/20221 hour, 1 minute, 44 seconds
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#39 | Dr Yusef Smith | Why I left the NHS to pursue an online business.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dr Yusef Smith - former NHS Doctor, who has since gone full time with his online business: Propane Fitness. Alongside this, Yusef has some unique insight into productivity, optimisation, and how we should aspire to reduce daily friction to find more success.Expect to understand the challenges that face the NHS.Expect to reconsider the meaning of success.Expect to discover Yusef and I's personal blind spots, revealed within this conversation.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Propane Fitness: www.propanefitness.com/fergus Yusef's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1_YMJ7_srmernFI-xLWznA Yusef's Instagram: @yusef.propane-Sponsors:WHOOP - get your first month FREEjoin.whoop.com/fergusDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
10/3/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 7 seconds
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#38 | Fergus Crawley | Debriefing the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon (A Double Ironman!?)

In this episode, Fergus debriefs the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon:7.6km swim / 373km cycle, with 6000m of elevation / 84.4km run, inclusive of Snowdon and 2100m of elevation.This is two weeks worth of reflections on the event, the prep, the process, and the lessons learned.Expect to understand the challenges of a 40 hour ultra-endurance event.Expect to hear about ultra-induced hallucinations.Expect to better understand Fergus's reasons 'why?'Expect to explore how YOU can take one step forward, towards bigger things that scare you.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Fergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley Fergus's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUspFbF3GdQiP_b3e58AP5A -Sponsors:WHOOP - free first month: join.whoop.com/fergus Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
9/28/202244 minutes, 49 seconds
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#37 | Simon Jeffries | Mindset Is A Skillset - Lessons From The Special Forces.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Simon Jeffies, former SBS operator, turned mindset coach.Simon firmly believes that mindset is a skillset, and applies the lessons he has learnt from the Special Forces to his own life now as a civilian, alongside helping others to do the same.This podcast will better equip you with the tools to level up your mindset, there is no doubt about it.Expect to better understand the challenges of Special Forces selection.Expect to learn how to build a Special Forces mindset.Expect to apply some new practices to improve your mindset.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Simon's Instagram: @the.natural.edge-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
9/12/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 39 seconds
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#36 | Mike Chadwick | How To Build A Paratrooper Mindset.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Mike Chadwick, former Paratrooper, turned fitness entrepreneur.Mike has spent most of his career in the military, and now coaches others through the same principles. Now, as a civilian, Mike shares his perspective on how we can level up our mindset, and how we can learn from his experiences in the Paras.Expect to reflect upon your 'why?'Expect to learn how to build a Paratrooper mindset.Expect to reflect on commitment, progress, and priorities.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Mike's Instagram: @coachmikechadwickMike's Website: https://coachmikechadwick.com -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
8/29/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 1 second
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#35 | Mark Beaumont | Lessons from cycling around the world, twice.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Mark Beaumont: ultra-endurance adventurer, media presenter, author, and investor.Alongside a variety of ultra-endurance expeditions, Mark has circumnavigated the planet twice on two wheels, and retains the record for doing so in a supported capacity.Expect to understand how Mark's rural Scottish upbringing has made him the man he is today.Expect to better understand what it takes to build a career around adventure.Expect to learn lessons from a life of adventure, and better understand how to build your resilience.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Mark's Instagram: @mrmarkbeaumontMark's Website: https://markbeaumontonline.com -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
8/15/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 28 seconds
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#34 | Mark Lewis | From financial services, to one of the fastest growing fitness YouTubers at 48.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Mark Lewis: one of the fastest growing fitness YouTubers out there, and it's easy to see why.With a background in financial services, over 100lbs of weight loss, as a father, and now as a jack of all trades - Mark has a fascinating perspective.Expect to understand how Mark has got to this point.Expect to find a clearer strategy to manage binge eating.Expect to understand Mark's process to create viral YouTube videos, along with advice for those starting out.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Mark's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/marklewisfitness Mark's Instagram: @marklewispics-Sponsors:WHOOP - get your first month FREEjoin.whoop.com/fergusDays Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
8/1/20221 hour, 52 minutes, 45 seconds
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#33 | Colin Campbell | The desire for control - good, or bad?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Colin Campbell: podcast host, alongside chasing peak performance in both his corporate career, and his health and fitness.Expect to hear the essential strategies for the balance you might be looking for.Expect to ask yourself - 'why?'Expect to explore the concept of 'control'.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Col's Instagram: @col.cambro-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
7/18/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 49 seconds
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#32 | TJ Power | Understanding neuroscience to better manage our mental health.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by TJ Power: neuroscientist, and founder of The Digital Mind.TJ helps us understand the chemical balance of our brain and body to enhance our mental health.Expect to better understand your brain.Expect to understand how we can improve our mental health.Expect to learn how to build healthier digital relationships.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  TJ's Instagram: @tjpower-Sponsors:WHOOP - free first month: join.whoop.com/fergus Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
7/4/202256 minutes, 51 seconds
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#31 | Fergus Crawley | CELTMAN reflections - why we should ALL embrace fear.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jonathan Pain, to help explore reflections from the Celtman Extreme Triathlon.As Jonny spoke so openly on fear as a catalyst for success, Fergus brought him in to steer the conversation and reflect on the experience of the race in a direct manner.Expect to understand the challenges of an extreme triathlon.Expect to reconsider your 'WHY?'Expect to better understand Fergus's personal state of mind.Expect to reframe your fear.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Fergus's Instagram: @ferguscrawley Jonny's Instagram: @jonathanpain-Sponsors:WHOOP - free first month: join.whoop.com/fergus Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
6/23/202258 minutes, 24 seconds
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#30 | Dr Julie Smith | How to live a meaningful life.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dr Julie Smith: clinical psychologist who has taken social media (and the Sunday Times bestseller list) by storm.Julie is the author behind 'Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?' which at the point this episode was recorded, has spent 18 weeks at number one on the ST bestseller list.Julie offers direct, practical advice on mental health to her millions of followers across platforms - and covers everything from anxiety, to depression, to stress management, to how to find deeper meaning in our lives, and much much more.Julie's advice is applicable to us all, and her content, book, plus this conversation will develop our internal toolbox for a healthier, happier mind.Expect to understand the power we have over our own emotions.Expect to reconsider how you frame goals versus values, and what success TRULY means to you.Expect to understand how to live a meaningful life.Join The Modern Mind mailing list 📧 http://eepurl.com/h7rdLr  Julies's Instagram: @drjulieJulies's Book:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Why-Nobody-Told-This-Before/dp/0241529719 -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
6/6/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 45 seconds
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#29 | Ben West | Losing my brother to suicide.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ben West: author, activist, and mental health campaigner.Ben lost his brother Sam to suicide in January 2018, and has since been on a mission to change the landscape for mental health in the UK.He has raised over £100,000 through several initiatives, led petitions, and has even attended Downing Street to discuss the future for young people's mental health here in the UK.Ben has recently launched his first book: This Book Could Save Your Life.Expect to hear an honest account from someone who has reframed a traumatic experience into positive change.Expect to reconsider how you approach the mental health crisis here in the UK.Expect to understand how you can potentially save someone's life, by changing the way that we approach this conversation.Ben's Instagram: @iambenwestBen's Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/This-Book-Could-Save-Your/dp/0008503141/ref=pd_lpo_1?pd_rd_i=0008503141&psc=1  -Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 40% off with  FERGUS40.https://mancaveinc.com
5/23/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 1 second
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#28 | Alex Fell | How dogs changed my life | CEO of Barc London

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Alex Fell, founder and CEO of Barc London.This is Alex's first ever podcast, as he explores how he became despondent with life as a nightclub owner,  found a new lease of life in his dog Arch, and then turned his passion for dogs into a business.Expect to learn more about Alex Fell, and the personal challenges of growth.Expect to consider why you choose to follow a certain path.Expect to reflect on what's truly  important to you, and how you consider success.Alex's Instagram: @alexander_fell Barc: @barclondon-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 20% off with  FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
5/9/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 12 seconds
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#27 | Jonathan Pain | Why fear is the catalyst for success.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jonathan Pain: his business partner with Omnia Performance, S&C coach, father of four, and a man with a fascinating story to tell.This is an insight into Jonny that you won't have heard before, as we explore everything from his time growing up in Thurso, to working within high security psychiatric hospitals, to abandoning a high paying corporate directorship, to MMA, ultra-endurance, to fatherhood - and everything in between.Expect to learn more about Jonathan Pain.Expect to have your perspective on fear shifted.Expect to consider the 'currencies' within your own existence, and how you spend them.Jonny's Instagram: @jonathanpain-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 20% off with  FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
4/18/202258 minutes, 41 seconds
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#26 | Thomas Maw | Leaving bodybuilding behind - lifestyle, relationships, steroids, what's the REAL impact?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Thomas Maw: Youtuber, online coach, and former bodybuilder.Thomas has always been very open and honest about his bodybuilding lifestyle - everything from the impact it has had on his relationships, his mental health, and his relationship with steroids.Expect to hear an honest account of something often kept quiet.Expect to understand the 10 year journey that Thomas has been on, none of which he regrets.Expect to discover some new habits, lessons, and considerations that you can apply yourself - through understanding Thomas's experiences to date.Thomas's Instagram: @tmcyclesThomas's Youtube: Thomas Maw-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 20% off with  FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
4/4/202257 minutes, 9 seconds
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#25 | Fergus Crawley | Reflecting on the recent downturn in my mental health.

In this episode, I go solo, and reflect on my recent experience with burnout/a downturn in my mental health.Whether there is anything that you can take from this yourself or not, this should give an insight into the proactive steps I have recently taken to bring myself back to a healthier mind.If you are suffering, and feel like you don't have an immediate support network available to you:https://giveusashout.orghttps://www.thecalmzone.nethttps://www.samaritans.org/?nation=scotland-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 20% off with  FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
3/24/202238 minutes, 59 seconds
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#24 | Dr Sarah Vohra | Optimising your mental health.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dr Sarah Vohra: NHS consultant psychiatrist, author, and brand consultant - AKA 'The Mind Medic'.We discuss Sarah journey into psychiatry, specialising in young people, her own mental health as a professional, as a mother, and as a consultant, as well as what WE can do to optimise our mental health.Expect to better understand mental health from a clinical perspective.Expect to consider your lifestyle in new ways.Expect to learn how to optimise your mental health.Sarahs's Instagram: @themindmedicSarah's books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mind-Medic-Senses-Leading-Happier/dp/0241421896/ref=sr_1_1?qid=1646595595&refinements=p_27%3ADr+Sarah+Vohra&s=books&sr=1-1 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mental-Health-Children-Young-People/dp/B07D6SBQ6V/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1646595595&refinements=p_27%3ADr+Sarah+Vohra&s=books&sr=1-2-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 20% off with  FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
3/7/202255 minutes, 45 seconds
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#23 | Harrison Ward | Finding freedom from alcohol in the outdoors.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Harrison Ward, outdoor cook, corporate speaker, and mental health advocate.We discuss Harrison's upbringing in rural Cumbria, his transition to university, and his subsequently negative experience with alcohol and mental health.Harrison very candidly shares his journey, his lessons learned, how he got out of the cycle of alcoholism that he had fought through for years, and ultimately, how he has become the inspiring and successful man that he is today.What is it like to suffer with alcoholism?How did Harrison break free from it, and find a new path in life?Expect to find out here.Harrisons's Instagram: @fellfoodieWebsite: www.fellfoodie.co.uk-Sponsors:Days Brewing - get 20% off with MODERNMIND20https://daysbrewing.comHMN24 - get 10% off with FERGUS10https://hmn24.comManCave - get 20% off with  FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
2/21/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 32 seconds
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#22 | Lindsay Bruce | Lessons from a career in the SAS.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Lindsay Bruce, former operator with the SAS.We discuss his formative years in Fort William, his entry into the military, the selection process, why he turned down a place on SASWDW as part of the DS, and the lessons learned from a successful operational career in the SAS... And much more!What can civilians learn from the demands of selection?What does it take to perform at such a high level?Expect to find out here.Lindsay's Instagram: @thelindsaybruce-Sponsors:Get 10% off HMN24 with the code FERGUS10https://hmn24.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
2/7/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 13 seconds
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#21 | Flora Beverley | An exploration of modern health, and the future of sustainability.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Flora Beverley: co-founder of Leo's Box, blogger, fitness influencer, social media consultant, and ultra-runner.We discuss how Flora spins so many plates, the lessons learned from ultra-running, the nuances and context required when assessing a company's sustainability credentials, as well as the simple actions we can all take to live a more sustainable life as of tomorrow.Flora explores the lesser-known eating disorder of orthorexia nervosa, and how this context now underpins her broader definition for health in the modern world.Expect to discover some actions you can take immediately, to live a happier, healthier, and more sustainable life.Flora's Instagram: @foodfitnessfloraFlora's YouTube: Flora BeverleyFlora's Blog: https://foodfitnessflora.blogWebsite referenced in our conversation: https://goodonyou.ecoWant to learn more about B-Corporations? https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/-Sponsors:Get 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
1/24/202249 minutes, 46 seconds
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#20 | Johann Hari | The real causes of depression, and why you have lost your focus.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Johann Hari: international bestselling author, writer, and journalist. As well as this, Johann's TED Talk on depression and anxiety has been viewed by tens of millions worldwide.We are navigating a chaotic world, full of distraction, deadlines, interruptions, and evolving challenges, which makes it increasingly difficult for us to find focus, in its true form.Johann explains why we are the loneliest society ever to have existed, as we discuss the nine causes of depression that are explored in his book 'Lost Connections', and how they underpin the epidemic of loneliness and despair that we existed in pre-pandemic, that has since been exponentially exacerbated since its arrival.Against this context, Johann was compelled to explore why we have lost our ability to focus on the task at hand, why we wish we were less easily distracted, how we can pay attention for longer, and why this has become such a common problem.Johann departed the chaos, set aside technology, and went in search of the answers.Expect to learn how to better navigate the modern world, how our attention system works, and how we can work better alongside it to recline our focus.Buy Stolen Focus: https://amzn.to/3F9VPcB Johann's Instagram: @johann.hari Johann's Twitter: @johannhari101-Sponsors:Get 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
1/10/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 17 seconds
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#19 | Ben Williams | Building a Commando mindset.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ben Williams, a former Royal Marines Commando with an incredible story to tell.Fergus and Ben explore the turbulent upbringing that moulded Ben's attitudes for several years, and after two pivotal moments whilst working on nightclub doors, Ben fell into an existence of suicidal thoughts, drug addiction, and battling life on the brink.Ben then saw a YouTube advert for the Royal Marines, and renewed his sense of purpose through training for, and passing through the selection process. Ben shares with us his account of an IED incident in Afghanistan, that had him sent home, and then led him back to his old ways with drugs and alcohol, to the point where he was faced with a court-martial trial for one incident in particular.Ben was spared a sentence from a judge that took pity on him, and Ben has since flourished as part of the training team at the Commando Training Centre in Lympstone, into corporate coaching, and now, into founding tech company: Loopin - which is focused on revolutionising corporate wellbeing.This is Ben's story.Ben's Social Media: @ben_williams_cm-Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
12/30/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 54 seconds
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#18 | Ross Austen | Life after losing a limb in combat.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ross Austen: a former corporal from the 24 Commando Engineer Regiment. In Afghanistan in 2008, Ross was out on a foot patrol when he came under attack. Setting a charge to blow into a compound,  enemy fire forced him to pull back - which resulted in him triggering an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), severely damaged both of his legs... Ross then underwent 10 emergency operations before being flown home.Fergus and Ross discuss the details of Ross's experience, his recovery, the mental challenges, and the enormous success he has since found as an adaptive athlete across disciplines, and as a father.The crux of it all for Ross? Work hard.Ross's Social Media: @rausten59-Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
12/13/202155 minutes, 22 seconds
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#17 | Rewire Fitness | Can we rewire our brains to build mental resilience?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ed Gibbins: co-founder of Rewire Fitness, a fast-growing company that utilises Brain Endurance Training (BET) as part of its system for human performance.Fergus and Ed explore the fascinating concept of Brain Endurance Training, how it has been applied, and how it can rewire our brains to perceive effort in new ways.BET sits as one component of Rewire's ecosystem, so we explore the other key metrics, recovery protocols, and the science behind the holistic approach to human performance that Rewire sets out to achieve.So the question really is, how can we rewire our brains to become more resilient?Rewire's Social Media: @rewirefitnessRewire's Website: https://rewirefitness.appStudies mentioned: https://rewirefitness.app/studies/ -Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
11/22/202137 minutes, 59 seconds
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#16 | Dean Stott | How to apply a Special Forces mindset to new demands.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dean Stott: former UKSF, and World Record holder for the fastest person to cycle the 14,000 mile Pan-American highway.Fergus and Dean discuss everything that has made Dean the man he is today, his early years, his career in the military, his exit from UKSF, his time in private security, and how he then applied these lessons to his world record.Dean has raised £930,000 for the mental health charity: Heads Together, and has his sights on even bigger things in the future.Dean's social media: @deanstott /www.deanstott.comGet 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
11/8/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 44 seconds
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#15 | Justin Coghlan | Co-founder of Movember, and why you should take part.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by JC: co-founder of Movember, the world's biggest men's health charity.Fergus and JC discuss the Movember story, the power of community, the global impact of funds raised, the lives changed, and most importantly, why you should take part this year, and every year that follows.Fergus has raised just under £100,000 for Movember, and is immensely passionate about the cause - so please share this episode with a friend this Movember.@movember / www.movember.comGet 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
10/26/202156 minutes, 9 seconds
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#14 | Fergus Crawley | Q+A | World Mental Health Day

10 questions on Mental Health for World Mental Health Day.In this episode, Fergus explores the questions put to him by his social media audience, and places them within his own context and perspective.Discussing workplace considerations, to thoughts on how to care for a suicidal friend given his own experiences, to why he chose Movember as his principal charity... As well as much more.Fergus's social media: @ferguscrawley / @themodernmindukGet 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
10/11/202132 minutes, 5 seconds
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#13 | Scott Britton | From battling crime, to battling cancer: leading the functional fitness revolution for positive change.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Scott Britton: former Police Detective with the Greater Manchester Police, functional fitness athlete, and founder of Battle Cancer: the world's biggest functional fitness fundraising organisation.We discuss everything that has made Scott who he is today, the details of a challenging yet highly successful career within the police force, and how he has found his true calling with the work he does now, with the tangible impact that it has on people's lives.To date, Battle Cancer has raised just under a million pounds for almost 20 cancer charities worldwide, helped by nearly 20,000 athletes.Scott's social media: @scottbrits / @battle.cancerGet 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.comGet 20% off Mancave with the code FERGUS20.https://mancaveinc.com
9/27/20211 hour, 17 seconds
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#12 | John Clark | What it takes to run 48 marathons, in 48 days, in the 48 counties of England.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by John Clark: a father, entrepreneur, and most topically: an ex-180kg strongman turned endurance athlete.Having just completed his most ambitious challenge to date: 48 marathons, in 48 days, through the 48 counties of England, we dive into the personal context behind the challenge, the obstacles along the way, the lessons learned, and the very nature of resilience itself.John's fundraising for the Trussell Trust and Miles4Meals isn't far off £45k at this point, so do please check out the social media tags below to support where you can!John's social media: @john.clark / @miles4meals_uk Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com
9/13/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 50 seconds
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#11 | Dr Mike Banna | Why I am NOT an NHS hero.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dr Mike Banna: full-time NHS GP, GP Trainer, Programme Director,  as well as a Director of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. This is alongside his influential online presence, and to quote,  passion for snacks.Dr Mike (the second) has undergone his own weight loss transformation, which has helped position him uniquely within the fitness industry, given his professional background. Mike can therefore avoid the tribal echo-chamber that can often be generated from within the industry, and has a refined level of empathy for the varied entry points to lifestyle change that mainstream fitness media can often miss.We discuss what it was like to navigate the pandemic from within the NHS, the importance of micro-dosing suffering, the false dichotomy of hustle culture, why he does NOT consider himself a hero, and much more.Mike's social media: @drmikethe2ndGet 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com
8/30/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 4 seconds
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#10 | Thomas Robson-Kanu | The power of being present.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Thomas Robson-Kanu: professional footballer, and founder & CEO of The Turmeric Co.Thomas's career began with Arsenal in his early teens, and has most recently seen him spend 5 years with West Brom. Alongside this, Thomas was an integral component of Wales' run to the semi-finals of EURO 2016.After suffering through two serious injuries, Thomas was driven to explore natural solutions for his recovery, and discovered the power of turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties. This led to the creation of The Turmeric Co in 2018, which has since grown from strength to strength, with no sign of slowing down.We discuss Thomas's understanding of epigenetics, his professional mindset, the story behind his business, and the sheer power of being present.Thomas's social media: @robsinkanu / @theturmericcoGet 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com
8/16/202159 minutes, 56 seconds
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#9 | Jason Rickaby | Founder of PHD Nutrition, sold for £32m in 2018.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Jason Rickaby: founder of PHD nutrition, sold for £32m in 2018, now turned investor, and founder of HMN24, a brand that is on a mission to optimise human performance through products and more importantly, education.Jason grew up in working class Yorkshire, and paints a fantastic picture for the power of hard work, and figuring it out as you go along. We discuss everything from his formative years, to founding PHD, to fatherhood, to training, to the concept and limitations of one's ego, and so much more.Jason's social media: @jasonrickaby / @hmn24_Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com
7/19/20211 hour, 16 minutes, 15 seconds
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#8 | Ed Jackson | What it's like to be told you'll never walk again.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Ed Jackson: former professional rugby player who suffered a severe accident in 2017 that had him told he would never walk again.Ed has since done everything in his power to defy this, and went on to successfully stand, and walk at his wedding just over a year later. He has since climbed Snowdon, parts of the Himalayas, has walked the Spine of the UK, and now runs adventure tours with his company: Millimetres to Mountains.We discuss Ed's formative years, the early stages of his rugby career, the accident itself, and most importantly, the reflections that come from the life he now leads.Ed's social media: @edjackson8.Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com 
7/5/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 27 seconds
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#7 | Dylan Hartley | Leadership, Cultural Architecture, High Standards - What Does It Take To Captain English Rugby?

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Dylan Hartley: former hooker and captain of Northampton Saints and England Rugby.Dylan led Northampton to their first-ever Premiership title, and then went onto captain England on a world record-equalling run of 18 test victories. As well as this, Dylan led England in two winning 6 nations campaigns which included their first grand slam since 2003. He finished as England's most capped hooker, with 97 test caps Dylan is England’s 2nd most capped player of all time.We discuss Dylan's formative years, the early stages of his rugby career, his time as England captain, serving under Eddie Jones, and a whole lot more!Dylan's social media: @dylanhartley.Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com 
6/21/20211 hour, 34 minutes, 24 seconds
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#6 | Faisal Abdalla | How To Live Life With Unstoppable PMA (Positive Mental Attitude).

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Faisal Abdalla: celebrity trainer, author, and best known as Mr PMA, the most positive man in the UK's fitness industry.We explore Faisal's outlook on training, on life, and how his formative years made him the man he is today. As well as this, we touch upon the culture of social media, the power of simply taking the first step, and how much Faisal's perspective shifted once he became a father to Raffi - who actually briefly features in our conversation!Faisal's social media: @faisalpmafitness.Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com 
6/7/202157 minutes, 28 seconds
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#5 | Locksmith | The Rudimental Story, Mental Health, And Creating Your Own Luck.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Leon Rolle/Locksmith, who is 1/4 of the global music sensation: Rudimental.We explore the story behind the band, the journey that has got them to where they are now, and the challenges that came with it. As well as this, we dig a little deeper into Lockie's personal challenges, the lessons that he has learned, his continued passion for football, and how with conviction, we can create our own luck.Lockie's social media: @theycallmelocksmith.Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com 
5/24/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 24 seconds
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#4 | Fergus Crawley | My Experience With Depression And Suicide | Why mental health awareness week is not enough.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by... no one.Having first shared his experience publicly in 2016, Fergus has since been on a mission to change the way we view men's mental health, and has raised just shy of £100,000 for charity in doing so.Recently, Fergus features in the BBC documentary with Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency, where he shared his story with the nation as part of an exploration into the crisis that we are facing here in the UK.This episode explores the context, the detail, and more of the background on Fergus in more depth, and is his most detailed account of his experience available online.Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com 
5/9/202153 minutes, 51 seconds
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#3 | Nick Symmonds | Life as an Olympic Athlete, to becoming the CEO of Rungum.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Nick Symmonds - a double Olympian (with a PB of 1:42 in the 800m), CEO of Rungum, and Youtube legend, with an incredible online community.Nick has taken his favourite elements from his professional running career, and now focuses on doing more of them: engaging with his fans at events, and setting goals and smashing through them.We discuss the highs and lows of an Olympic career, the importance of community, what's next for Rungum, top tips for new runners, and even touch on the raw spirituality of nature.Nick's social media: @nicksymmonds / Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeXJQ2GQh4BoRuAEkteU0Wg Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com 
4/26/202151 minutes, 45 seconds
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#2 | Garry Banford | How To Develop a Special Forces Mindset.

In this episode, Fergus is joined by Garry (Gaz) Banford - former Sergeant Major of the SBS, with 16 years of service in the UK Special Forces.Gaz now coaches high performing teams and individuals, helping them to optimise their own leadership, behaviours and resilience. Working with teams from finance to football, he's learned how to help them communicate their problems better, demonstrate authentic leadership for performing under pressure, whilst always managing their own wellbeing.Gaz is uniquely placed to offer insight on leadership within any context, and carries a wealth of experience that are incomprehensible to most, yet entirely applicable to our everyday lives.Gaz's social media: @duratus_gaz / Website: https://duratusuk.com Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com @themodernminduk / @ferguscrawley
4/12/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 16 seconds
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#1 | Roman Kemp | Our Silent Emergency, addressing the UK's male mental health and suicide crisis.

Roman joins Fergus to discuss the impact of his recent documentary: Our Silent Emergency, and how it has been received. Fergus featured in the documentary as an example of a man who has lived through a suicide attempt, and follows up on some of the conversation had within it here.We hear more about Roman's personal mental health, as well as the perspective shifts that he has recently experienced.Get 10% off Love Lane Brewery and Contact Coffee Co with code TMM10.www.lovelanebrewing.comww.contactcoffee.com @themodernminduk / @ferguscrawley
3/28/202149 minutes