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Ready for Rio… again?!

So that was the Rio Olympics. A fantastic fortnight of sport and a compelling spectacle for those of us glued to our screens. The backdrop was spectacular, and as ever, the controversy and noise around the Games organisation and environment faded into the background once competition got going.

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Podcast 09 - Sophie Radcliffe - How to develop resilience

In episode 9 we talk to our PlanetK2 athlete ambassador Sophie Radcliffe about the different ways she builds and maintains her resilience.

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The Noisiest Games in History

So, the Rio Olympic Games are underway! After 4 years of preparation – for both athletes and their support teams, and for the host city – the Games got started with a spectacular Opening Ceremony on Friday night.

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Are you making the most of Milestones?

With a few days left before I fly to Rio to support the GB Rowing Team in their build up to the Rio Olympic Games, there are lots of significant Milestones ahead which will be used by the coaches and athletes as more than just the basis for a check list.

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An insight from champions

If you’re a tennis fan you’ll have been suffering post-Wimbledon blues last week. It was another classic Wimbledon – imperfect weather conditions, some surprising upsets and a few memorable on-court battles. As ever, there was plenty of high performance learning to be taken from the fortnight – and this week, we’re sharing our picks of the best.

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An interview with Lloyd Davies - Bomb disposal

Lloyd Davies is a bomb disposal expert and we had the privilege of interviewing him at our recent PerformanceFest Lounge event. Sit back, enjoy and be inspired by this fascinating interview, performance […]

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Achieving more than you thought possible

Dom Boon is People Director for Virgin Media. As a customer we’ve worked with him on high performance principles and he’s done an extraordinary job in applying them to another area of his life – swimming. This blog tells the story of his serious accomplishment in May this year.

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An interview with Dr Tom Evens

Dr Tom Evens is an outstanding emergency medicine consultant and we had the privilege of interviewing him at our recent PerformanceFest Lounge event. Sit back and enjoy this fascinating interview, performance decoded […]

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London Grammar on how they get ready to perform

We had the privilege of interviewing Hannah Reid and Daniel Rothman from the successful band, London Grammar at our recent PerformanceFest Lounge event. Here’s a taster on how this band gets ready […]

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Bomb disposal with Lloyd Davies

Lloyd Davies is a bomb disposal expert and we had the privilege of interviewing him at our recent PerformanceFest Lounge event. Here’s a taster about what it takes to keep proving yourself […]

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Resilience…It’s all about explanations

In the final part of our series on resilience, Andrea Furst, one of our Human Performance Experts and Senior Sport Psychologist to GB Women’s Hockey, shares some reflections on resilience from her involvement in the selection process of the past four Olympic Games.

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Dr Tom Evens saving lives

Dr Tom Evens is an outstanding emergency medicine consultant and we had the privilege of interviewing him at our recent PerformanceFest Lounge event. Here’s a taster from his compelling interview. […]

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