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Learn how to get the best from your body and become inspired to chase your dreams. Listen to the Worth Your Weight In Gold Podcast Series

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Episode 6 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp Worth Your Weight In Gold

When you've seen a place in your dreams and a hundred times in Youtube, it's truly special to finally see it in front of you. Referring largely to my trip to Everest base Camp in 2016, this episode contains heaps of inspiration to help you feel what it's like to realize a dream.
  1. Episode 6 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp
  2. Episode 5 – 9 Ways To Get Moving Again After A Muscle Strain
  3. Episode 4 – It's A Stretch But You Can Do It
  4. Episode 3 Putting Your Heart Into Your Dreams
  5. Episode 2 – How The Tortoise Won That Race

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Made For Walking

A Review Of My Meindl Bhutans

I bought my first pair of Meindl’s 4 years ago. I was becoming less steady on my feet on rough terrain and was looking for something with better ankle support than my previous boots. A pair of Meindl Bhutans with their high ankle support, solid leather outer and the comfort of a memory foam inner, seemed to fit the bill perfectly. Though they felt a bit on the heavy side as I took them up a local mountain called Tinto Hill, the stability and balance I had on the decent was amazing and I’ve never looked back.

Anyone who’s wandered round Glencoe in the rain will well appreciate the need for everything to be completely waterproof. Meindl Bhutans have a leather outer layer which has never let me down. Whether crossing streams, plodding through miles of boggy terrain or even in snow, my Meindls have always kept my feet dry.

The memory foam inside them which moulds to the shape of your feet gives an amazing level of comfort. Now on my second pair of these boots, I’ve never had to break them in and rarely had any blisters. The rugged and sturdy Vibram soles are another aspect of the comfort and stability offered by these boots.

If you’re considering a trekking boot which will take you for miles and last you for years, I would definitely give Meindl Bhutans a shot.

Meindl Men’s Bhutan MFS Hiking Boot

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Inspiration For A Monday Episode 3 – High On Mera Peak

Despite turning round before the summit, I still found a moment of my dreams.

Mera High Camp 5,800m

I woke in a panic, gasping for air as I had done a dozen times during the night and, as each time before, reassured myself that all was actually well. One tends to work through a cycle when trying to sleep in the thin air of high altitude. As your conscious mind drifts off to sleep, your subconscious triggers an alarm that there’s not enough air and you wake with a start gasping like a newly landed fish. This time I realized there would be no more sleep tonight as the sound of the Sherpas rousing people in the other tents broke through the wind and the canvas of the tent flapping in the light breeze. It was close to midnight and the summit bid was on.
Inspiration For A Monday, Episode 3 – High On Mera Peak
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Inspiration For A Monday Episode 3 – High On Mera Peak Inspiration For A Monday

This short Podcast tells the story of the highest picture I've ever taken.
  1. Inspiration For A Monday Episode 3 – High On Mera Peak
  2. Inspiration For A Monday Episode 2 – Summit Night Kilimanjaro
  3. Inspiration For A Monday Episode 1 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp
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Inspiration For A Monday Episode 2 – Summit Night Kilimanjaro

Episode 2 – Summit Night Kilimanjaro

“How do you feel?” My Guide asked as I sat hunched in the darkness panting heavily. “Absolutely…. exhausted.” I gasped back at him between pants. “Are you sick or do you have a headache?” “No… Just…. exhausted.” This was the conversation during a fleeting moment which changed my life. In the short podcast which follows you can hear the story of the years leading up to that moment and the incredible few hours which followed.
Inspiration For A Monday, Episode 2 – Summit Night Kilimanjaro
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Previous Episodes

Inspiration For A Monday Episode 3 – High On Mera Peak Inspiration For A Monday

This short Podcast tells the story of the highest picture I've ever taken.
  1. Inspiration For A Monday Episode 3 – High On Mera Peak
  2. Inspiration For A Monday Episode 2 – Summit Night Kilimanjaro
  3. Inspiration For A Monday Episode 1 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp
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Inspiration For A Monday Episode 1 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp

Leave your desk and, for just a few moments, engage with the idea of realizing a dream.

Welcome to my new series of Podcasts called Inspiration for a Monday. The intent is to release something inspirational every Monday. Simple but, believe me, it’s amazing!

In today’s episode, we look back at my trip to Everest Base Camp in 2016 and discuss what it took to get there. Not just along the trek in Nepal but everything from imagining the dream through training towards it to the final realization of the dream.

Episode 1 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp

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Episode 6 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp Worth Your Weight In Gold

When you've seen a place in your dreams and a hundred times in Youtube, it's truly special to finally see it in front of you. Referring largely to my trip to Everest base Camp in 2016, this episode contains heaps of inspiration to help you feel what it's like to realize a dream.
  1. Episode 6 – The Dream Of Everest Base Camp
  2. Episode 5 – 9 Ways To Get Moving Again After A Muscle Strain
  3. Episode 4 – It's A Stretch But You Can Do It
  4. Episode 3 Putting Your Heart Into Your Dreams
  5. Episode 2 – How The Tortoise Won That Race
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The Dream Of Everest Base Camp – Podcast

Episode 6 in the Worth Your Weight In Gold series

When you’ve seen a place in your dreams and a hundred times on Youube, it’s truly special to finally see it in front of you.
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Podcast Episode 5 – 9 Ways To Get Moving Again After A Muscle Strain

As an overweight person who trains regularly, I’ve pulled a lot of muscles over the years. Here are the ones I’ve encountered and what I did to keep moving.

Listen to Episode 5 – 9 Ways To Get moving Again After A Muscle Strain – on Anchor.fm here

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Podcast Episode 4 – It’s A Stretch But You Can Do It

The importance of stretching and relaxing your muscles before and after exercise cannot be over emphasized.

Listen to Episode 4 – It’s A Stretch But You Can Do It – on Anchor.fm here

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Podcast Episode 3 – Putting Your Heart Into Your Dreams

Understanding and monitoring your Heart Rate during exercise can give you amazing insights into your general health and performance

Listen to Episode 2 – How The tortoise Won That Race – on Anchor.fm here

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Podcast Episode 2 – How The Tortoise Won That Race

It’s more about taking part than looking the part.

Listen to Episode 2 – How The tortoise Won That Race – on Anchor.fm here