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Tough Girl Podcast

The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU! I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges. Please check out the Tough Girl Challenges website - www.toughgirlchallenges.com and follow on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL
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Dec 3, 2015

During this podcast we speak with Rachel Gibson a mum of two from the Wirral, UK. Rachel shares her experience of the Spartan races from competing and placing at the Manchester Spartan Race and her journey to the Spartan World Championships in America.

In this podcast we talk about:

  • Getting back into fitness after children
  • Why the Spartan Sprint races appealed to her
  • What to expect at a Spartan Race from the obstacles to the atmosphere
  • What happens when you fail an obstacle
  • Why the Spartan spear throw isn’t as easy as it looks
  • Top tips for rope climbs
  • What happens after you win a “Spartan Coin”
  • Advice for balancing training with work and having children
  • Why you should always read the small print for races
  • Dealing with the brand new Spartan course
  • What it felt like at the start of the race & the Spartan chant
  • The obstacles that challenged Rachel and pushed her to her limits
  • Coping with the ice cold water during the swim
  • Hitting the wall and still moving forward
  • Future challenges
  • Raising money for Cancer Research
  • Why you should just - Go For It!!!

For more inspirational stories from women overcoming challenges go and check out the Tough Girls on the Tough Girl Podcast at toughgirlchallenges.com

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Want to donate to Cancer Research? Click here! 

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Tough Girl Podcast for more fantastic episodes. Next Tuesday I’m speaking with Judo Commonwealth Champion - Megan Fletcher who shares her story of how she got the gold! 

On Thursday I’ll be speaking with, Arctic Explorer, Felicity Aston MBE about her Guinness World Record. 

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