Habits = Excellence: Tips and Insights from an Ultra Athlete with Lee Grantham
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Welcome to a new series of the Progressing Lives Everywhere Podcast, hosted by Andy Barrow. He will present to you a series of short chats inspired by the idea of mindset, motivation, habits, hacks- all with the ideas of Progressing each day!  

In this first episode, he is talking to Lee Grantham - someone who Andy has known for around 18-20 years.  

Lee is a former top level head-hunter and all-round athlete who returned to running just over a decade ago and is now an elite ultra-runner. This culminated in Lee winning a 100km race in Italy this year, becoming the first Briton to do so in over 40 years.

This episode is an insightful listen for those who are looking to achieve elite levels of excellence.

Timestamped guide:

00:45 – Intro to Lee

02:09 – How do you start your day?

05:24 – How did you get from “I wanna get back into running” to doing Ultra runs including 50km race in Thailand that’s been deemed potentially too dangerous to hold?

12:26 – What mindset do you think is behind your success?

20:01 – Have you worked on your mindset?

22:28 - Focus & concentration – I imagine these are all huge components of your process – tell me about bit more around this & what you do?

27:53 – How do you ensure you’re still passionate about what you do?

34:43 - Dina Asher-Smith says “believe in your own sauce”…What’s your secret sauce or tips or “hacks” would you offer to the listeners...


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