Ross Edgley – World’s Fittest Strongman
03:44 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
05:47 Brian’s introduction.
06:52 Ross and his team addicted to watching Brian’s Ironman training.
08:58 Effect of simultaneously completely changing to a plant-based diet and taking on Ironman.
11:48 The mind games needed to get you to the end of a race,
22:05 Ross’ request to swim English Channel.
27:28 The plan was to swim 40km from Martinique to Saint Lucia.
42:25 Deep conversation as to why Ross, and others undertake extreme challenges.
50:09 The World’s Fittest Book is not a quick fix but a fitness bible for generations to come.
1:04:58 Instagram is the world of quick fix, not empowering people for informed life time practise.
1:08:01 What to learn and how to move on from defeat or failing a challenge.
1:21:47 What are Ross’ big goals in life, what will he look back on in ten years’ time?
1:25:10 How Ross chooses his challenges.
1:27:07 What is Ross’ super power.
1:29:39 Darkest and best days of his life.
1:32:41 What would we be surprised to learn about Ross?
1:35:08 What scares Ross.
1:38:29 Swimming as a form of meditation.
1:40:56 What keeps him awake at night.
1:41:52 Success secrets.
1:42:23 Instagram creates a community of supportive people.
1:45:23 Phone call to the 20-year old Ross Edgley.
1:46:54 Best advice ever received.
1:47:54 Phone call to the young person listening wanting to know about improving fitness.
1:50:02 Brian’s summing up.
Ross Edgley Links:
Ross Edgley website
Ross Edgley on Twitter
Ross Edgley on YouTube
Ross Edgley on Instagram
The Protein Works
Ross Edgley on London Real
Ross Edgley’s Book:
The World’s Fittest Book: How to Train for Anything and Everything, Anywhere and Everywhere
From St Lucia to Martinique
People mentioned in this episode:
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yuri V Verkhoshansky
Kíilian Jornet Burgada
Joe de Sena