Couch to 250k

Couch to 250k

One amateur athlete, will endure 10 gruelling months of physical and mental torture in the hopes of completing Irelands toughest endurance event. Known as "The Race", this insane 250KM course involves running, cycling, kayaking and mountain climbing. This blood, sweat and tears journey follows Blane O'Donnell and his coach Aidan Doherty, as he transforms from couch potato to Ultra runner.

Join Blane every step of the way as he faces the greatest challenge of his life. Learn all about what it takes to become an Ultra Runner as well as hearing experiences from athletes, coaches and sports nutritionists.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 011 - Seamus Fox & Noel Smyth

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak with Seamus Fox and Noel Smyth. Both Seamus and Noel have stellar reputations as coaches and communicators of health and fitness. As well as personal training they have both opened their own gyms and more recently started a new PT mentoring programme called Elevate. They also run their own podcast called "The Elevate Podcast"

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    Couch to 250K Episode 010 - 2018 Recap

    In this recap episode Blane and Aidan cover the top 10 things they have discovered so far. They also chat about new years resolutions, setting goals and highlights of the year.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 008 - DIET

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to Dr Caomhan Logue who is a specialist in dietetics. Throughout this episode we cover a wide range of topics including: Nutritional requirements for children Good eating habits Thyroid conditions Calorie consumption Diet behaviour Hydration protocols Protein products Symptoms of poor diet Fad Diets Reputable information resources Supplements

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    Couch to 250K Episode 007 - SUCCESS

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to local business men, Aaron McElhinney and Ryan Williams, as they discuss motivation and success.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 006 - INJURY

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to Sports and Injury therapist, Ruairi Lynch, as they discuss injury prevention tips as well as neurokinetic therapy.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 005 - ODHRAN MCKANE

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to local triathlete, Odhran McKane as they discuss what it takes to become one of Irelands top triathletes.

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    Couch to 250K Episode 004 - PODIATRIST

    In this episode Blane and Aidan speak to local podiatrist, Patrick Mc Gill as they discuss some of the facts and common myths that often come up in the athletic community

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    Couch to 250K Episode 001 - INTRO

    One amateur athlete, will endure 10 gruelling months of physical and mental torture in the hopes of completing Irelands toughest endurance event.

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