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Mind Over Muscle

By: Ant Middleton
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  • Summary

  • Training your body for a marathon is tough. Training your mind is even harder.

    Unless you have Ant Middleton as your mentor....

    The former special forces soldier, and star of SAS: Who Dares Wins, has recruited five first-time Virgin Money London Marathon runners who have recently faced-up to a variety of mental health challenges.

    Supported by elite marathon runner Mara Yamauchi and sports psychologist Dr Josephine Perry, Ant is on hand to help them battle through their self-doubt, anxiety and fears, can they overcome their psychological barriers to reach the finish line?

    A TBI Media production for Audible Originals.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues mentioned in this podcast, please contact the Samaritans on 116 123.

    October 9th 2020 Update: Recorded in the run-up to the Virgin Money London Marathon, with a final episode recorded after the postponed event in October 2020, all seven episodes are now available.

    ©2020 Audible, Ltd. (P)2020 Audible, Ltd.
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Episodes
  • Ep. 1: Obstacles Ahead
    Feb 6 2020

    Ant has invited his team of first-time marathon runners to a muddy assault-course on a freezing cold January morning. This is no warm-up. Ant meets his runners and puts them through a tough day of obstacles, designed to assess their attitude and application. Who will rise to the challenge, and who will fall face-down in the wet mud?

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    32 mins
  • Ep. 2: Getting Tougher
    Feb 20 2020

    The runners came through their obstacle course initiation well, so Ant’s got an even bigger challenge that will push them to their limits. Plus elite marathon runner Mara explains to Ant what drove her to compete over 26.2 miles.

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    33 mins
  • Ep. 3: It's Up To You
    Mar 5 2020

    As the runners’ training begins to get tougher, psychologist Josie heads to the Midlands to visit Kelly, and check whether she has what it takes to keep going. Back in the studio Ant sits down to talk to 28 year-old Victoria, who’s running for the charity that saved her life when her mental health took a sudden dive.

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    30 mins

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Loving it!

Enjoying hearing everyone acknowledge parts of themselves they need to work on while being well supported in a positive and action oriented environment with Ant and his team's guidance. Great book to encourage self reflection and learn with them along the way.

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Mindset Evolution

Excellent book that helps you set your mind, be real and open with the challenges you face.
Highly recommend this book if your needing a reset or have a goal you need that extra help achieving.

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