The Rut

The Podcast Exploring Men's Mental Health


SEASON FINALE! Ben Smith, The Man Who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days

March 10, 2021

Hello and welcome to the final episode of season 2! To the hundreds of you who are continuing to download and listen to the podcast week in week out, you have no idea how much your continued support of this podcast means and we’re so, so grateful to you for your time and ears each week. We’ve done …

Alex Staniforth: How I survived the two biggest consecutive disasters in Mount Everest history

Feb. 23, 2021

This week, I’m joined by an extraordinary human being. Alex Staniforth is a record-breaking adventurer, ultra-endurance athlete, international motivational speaker, author and mental health activist. All at the age of 25!!! But Alex’s story hasn’t always been so rosy. He got into extreme challenges…

George Mycock, Founder MyoMinds: How Eating Disorders Destroyed My Life

Feb. 16, 2021

Episode 16… the journey continues and my word do we have one hell of a listen for you today… Welcome to The Rut, the podcast which delves into the minds of men from all walks of life to find answer to the burning questions around the mirky world of men’s mental health. This week, I’m joined by some…

Will Hurrell, Bristol Bears, Bath and Tigers: How Having A Stroke On The Pitch Changed My Life Forever.

Feb. 10, 2021

Episode 14 of season 2 is here but first I want to say a huge thank you to the hundreds and hundreds of you that are tuning in week in week out, listening to people’s stories on their mental health challenges and most importantly, never judging anyone who comes on this podcast for the shit in their…

Damian Browne: Rowing The Atlantic Solo. How To Overcome The Battle Between Mind And Body

Feb. 2, 2021

I have another special episode lined up for you this week on The Rut; the podcast which delves into the minds of men from all walks of life to try and answer the burning questions about men’s mental health. Some of you might know Damian Browne as a hard hitting Irish rugby player who spent his care…

Simon Thomas, Sky Sports Presenter and Podcaster: A Life, Interrupted

Jan. 26, 2021

This week, I am so excited to welcome someone to the podcast who I’ve admired for a very long time. Simon Thomas is a genuine inspiration to so many people out there who have suffered or are suffering with unfathomable grief, the loss of a loved one and how you can get through that process. Simon ,…