"I’d love to know why you keep winning. If I can work that out, I’ll share it with you."
What does it take to be an Olympic champion?
Performance Scientist Dr Steve Ingham knows: he’s supported over 1000 athletes, including Steve Redgrave, Matthew Pinsent and Jessica Ennis-Hill.
In this insightful interview with Olly, he reveals how the tiniest details of an athlete’s training programme, the words and music used to motivate them, and even the occasional exposure to injury and failure can combine to create a world-class performance.
In this week’s Foxhole, Alix Fox advises a listener who wants to bring sensory deprivation into the bedroom. How should one go about introducing cuffs, blindfolds, and pinwheels to a less enthusiastic partner?
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Finally, our record of the week is ‘Wrestling’ by Self Esteem, available to stream now:
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