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The Endless Spiral Podcast

Welcome to The Endless Spiral Podcast where we discuss how sport and exercise can affect your mental health. Do you play sport? Watch it on tv? Do you love or hate exercise? We chat to sports athletes, medical professionals, people in the media and much more on the podcast. The Endless Spiral is a community for you to share your experiences and stories. Sport and exercise are often our stress release and can help your mental health in many different ways. Join The Endless Spiral Community.

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Adrian Hart talks to us about being a recovering alcoholic

In this episode, I am joined by Adrian Hart. Adrian is a newly recovering alcoholic who is currently in the process of getting certified to be both a fitness instructor/personal training and also a certified on managing mental health in adults. Adrian has been very open about his battle with alcoholism and mental health on his social media, so I'm delighted to say he's here to tell us all about his own personal story. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. Keith is on Twitter: @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

42mins

2 Aug 2021

Rank #1

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Katy Moon from The Mad Moon Podcast chats to us about mental health within the NHS. Her body dysmorphia, anxiety medication and lots more.

In this episode Keith is joined by Katy moon, Katy is the host of The Mad Moon Podcast. We chat about all things mental health including being an NHS Nurse, Katy's battle with body Dysmorphia when she was younger. How she's now dealing with being 7 months pregnant via IVF and how she used to exercise in the past to deal with her anxiety and depression.  Katy says; "I used to use exercise to punish my body now it’s a reward, I no longer fat shame myself, and being pregnant and going through IVF has given me a new appreciation for what my body is privileged enough to be able to do." All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel.  And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review.  Keith is on Twitter: @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

33mins

29 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Rory O'Connor aka Rory Stories tells us about his mental health struggles and how he uses his comedy to raise awareness

On this episode I’m delighted to say we have Rory O’Connor (aka Rory’s Stories) joining us. Rory is a big advocate for Mental Health and like so many people he’s had his battles with it. We all know Rory from his comedy sketches on social media and YouTube but he’s also done lots of talks on mental health along with videos for GAA and CIF promoting mental health, so it's obviously something close to his heart. All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter: @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

47mins

23 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Tony Soutter tells us about the Ellie Soutter Foundation and we chat about concussions in sports.

On this episode, I am joined by two guests today. We have Tony Soutter of The Ellie Soutter Foundation and Team GB Skier Leonie Gerken Schofield.  We chat about the work the foundation does to support ski and snowboard athletes financially and mentally. We discuss concussions in elite sports. Leonie tells us about her injuries and how mentally difficult it is to recover.  All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter: @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

41mins

9 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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Glasgow Warriors and Scotland International player Fraser Brown tells us how he uses sport and exercise to help his mental health

We are delighted to be joined by Glasgow Warriors player Fraser Brown on this episode. Fraser has had his own battles with anxiety and depression stemming from several injuries he sustained early on in his career. He has used exercise and sport to help him with his mental health. Fraser is now a big mental health advocate. And it's great to have him join us for a chat. All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter : @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram : @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

38mins

1 Jul 2021

Rank #5

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This podcast will be about how exercise and sport can affect a persons mental health, positive or negative. Ill be chatting to regular guys and girls like you and me, medical professionals like nutritions and sports psychologists, people in the media, present and former athletes.  All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter : @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram : @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

1min

23 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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We are joined by Niamh Orbinski to discuss having a healthy relationship with exercise

On this episode we have Niamh Orbinski from Nutrition With Niamh back with us for part two of our discussion on developing a healthy relationship with food and exercise. Today we are chatting about exercise or movement as Niamh prefers to refer to it as. Niamh explains what Intuitive Eating is and how it's connecting to exercise.  All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter : @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram : @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

26mins

21 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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We chat to Niamh Orbinski about developing a healthy relationship with food

On this episode I am joined by Niamh Orbinski who is the owner of Nutrition With Niamh. Niamh has studied and worked directly in the nutrition and wellbeing space for 10 years. Niamh specialises in helping people develop a healthy relationship with food. Niamh offers Nutrition services like nutrition counselling, yoga classes, workshops. Niamh chats to Keith about the stigma men have about opening up on their struggles with their diet.  All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter : @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram : @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

30mins

16 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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Keith discusses mens stigma about sharing their battles with eating disorders

In this episode I discuss my latest blog 'My Unhealthy Relationship With Food and Exercise' where i discuss my battles with body dysmorphia.  Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes. All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter : @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram : @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

15mins

11 Jun 2021

Rank #9

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We chat to Sir Stevo Timothy about his upcoming charity boxing fight and his battles with depression

Joining me today the one and only Sir Stevo Timothy. You may know Steveo from his Farmer Michael character, where his youtube videos have been viewed over 90 million times.  At the moment Steveo is promoting his upcoming charity boxing match with Olympian Paddy Barnes, with all proceeds going towards The Irish Wheelchair Association, but we also be chatting about his mental health struggles which he has been very open with in the past. Last year Stevo decided to cycle a bike 5km and ended up raising over 63,000 euros for the Irish Wheelchair Association and had support from the likes of Tyson Fury, Gary Lineker, Freddie Flintoff, Paul McGrath, Dawn French and Joey Barton. Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes. All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. Keith is on Twitter : @Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram : @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.

15mins

4 Jun 2021

Rank #10