Episodes

March 10, 2021

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

Hello and welcome to the final episode of season 2! To the hundreds of you who are continuing to download and listen to the podca…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Alex Staniforth: How I survived the two biggest consecutive disasters…

This week, I’m joined by an extraordinary human being. Alex Staniforth is a record-breaking adventurer, ultra-endurance athlete, …

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Feb. 16, 2021

George Mycock, Founder MyoMinds: How Eating Disorders Destroyed My Li…

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 whic…

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Feb. 10, 2021

Will Hurrell, Bristol Bears, Bath and Tigers: How Having A Stroke On …

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 we…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Damian Browne: Rowing The Atlantic Solo. How To Overcome The Battle B…

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 wal…

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Jan. 26, 2021

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

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 ins…

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Jan. 19, 2021

Simon Bates, The Cognitive Hypnotherapist: A Therapy Session With...

Simon Bates MNCH(Acc) BSc Cog. Sci. MNLP is my therapist, and one of the leading hypnotherapists in the country. I’ve been workin…

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Jan. 12, 2021

Oliver Kamm, Leader Writer and Columnist, The Times: Mending The Mind…

And welcome back, a very happy New Year to each and everyone of the hundreds of you who are listening to this podcast now. I mean…

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Dec. 20, 2020

Denny Solomona, Sale Sharks and England: The Full Story of Drugs, Alc…

Hello everyone and welcome to The Rut, the podcast which delves into the minds of men from all walks of life to try and find answ…

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Dec. 15, 2020

James Sutliff, Dystonia Fighter: The Story Of The Man Who Lost His Sp…

This week we have one hell of an episode for you. In 2008, this man was flying high- he had a well paid career, he was playing se…

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Dec. 7, 2020

Craig Maxwell-Keys, 2020 Premiership Final Referee: Battling Anxiety …

Another week and another episode of The Rut where we explore, in many instances to new depths, the world of men's mental health f…

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Nov. 30, 2020

Luke Sutton- How Addiction Almost Destroyed My Life As A Professional…

On the podcast this week it’s a real pleasure to welcome a man who is one of the kindest human beings I’ve had the pleasure of in…

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Nov. 23, 2020

Alex Davis, England 7s Rugby Player: Grief is Love with Nowhere to Go

This is a pretty timely episode for my next guest, England 7s rugby player, Alex Davis . We recorded this episode in late August,…

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Nov. 16, 2020

Luke Tyburski, Extreme Endurance Athlete: Depression, Using Extreme C…

This is one of the most fascinating and topsy turvy episodes we've done so far. It's an astonishing listen. I am very, very excit…

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Nov. 9, 2020

Luke Chadwick, Manchester United and West Ham Winger: United, Mental …

This week on the podcast I sit down with former Manchester United winger Luke Chadwick for a brilliantly open discussion about hi…

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Nov. 2, 2020

Nick Ede, TV Presenter and Pop Culture Expert: Eating Disorders, Depr…

This week on The Rut, I’m really excited to welcome TV Presenter and Pop Culture Expert, Nick Ede to the podcast. Nick is an amaz…

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Oct. 26, 2020

David Birtwistle, Netflix's 'Too Hot Too Handle': Bullying, Netflix, …

Season 2 Episode 3 is here! I sit down with the one of life's really good guys, David Birtwistle . David is one of the stars of N…

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Oct. 19, 2020

Alastair Campbell: Surviving Depression and Tony Blair!

This week, we sit down with Alastair Campbell, one of the UK's most prominent political and media figures and one of the world's …

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