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Supporting Champions

With Dr Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham, performance scientist, leader and author, explores the science, art, purpose and origins of high-performance. Steve interviews and discusses these concepts with the people who have been there and done it, whether it's achieving at the highest level, been the driving force in making remarkable performance happen or those who have explored and researched aspects of human performance in real-depth.

028: Helen Jenkins on the highs and lows in triathlon

6 February 2019

Helen Jenkins is a two time World Triathlon Champion. In this interview Helen begins by discussing motherhood, her early career and the importance of early career influences such as the…

027: Brad Dieter on effective consulting

23 January 2019

Brad is a trained Exercise Physiologist, Molecular Biologist, and Biostatistician, but wasn’t in these specialist topics that the insights started to flow in the interview, it was much more about how…

026: Dame Katherine Grainger on persistence and resilience

9 January 2019

Katherine is Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete. She won medals at 5 consecutive Olympic games in Sydney (2000), Athens (2004), Beijing (2008), London (2012) and Rio de Janeiro…

025: Highlights of 2018 podcasts

19 December 2018

I take a look back at some of the highlights from the last year of interviews and discussions about high performance. The show is grouped into 5 common themes across…

024: Tim Harper from Saracens to Sub-Sahara, fiercely championing the underdog

5 December 2018

Tim Harper elite rugby strength coach on how and why he turned his attentions to making a difference to disadvantaged areas of the world This week Tim Harper from Harper…

023: Steve discusses sustaining high performance with Jamie Pringle and Rosie Mayes

21 November 2018

Sustaining high performance: Steve Ingham is joined once again by Jamie Pringle from the Performance Science Distillery and Rosie Mayes from the EB Centre. So sustaining performance – this is an…

022: Steve Ingham, Jamie Pringle, Rosie Mayes discuss stress adaptation

7 November 2018

Steve discusses the essential concept of stress – adaptation with Jamie Pringle, Rosie Mayes. We explore what a stimulus is and does and the factors that determine the effectiveness of…

021: Tess Morris-Paterson on astronaut training

24 October 2018

This week’s interview is with Tess Morris-Paterson. Tess was a sports scientist with Lucozade Sport, then at the Glaxo Smith Kline Human performance laboratory. Then about 18 months ago, she began…

020: Harvey Galvin on change, transformation and adapting self

10 October 2018

Harvey Galvin epitomises all that Supporting Champions represents, but he has no gold medal to show for his efforts, no affiliation with a top performer, in fact his story is…

019: Steve Ingham, Jamie Pringle, Rosie Mayes on lessons from working with elite performers

26 September 2018

Steve discusses lessons from the frontline of working with elite performers with Jamie Pringle, Rosie Mayes. We discuss the essentials of that initial engagement with elite athletes, what to do…

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