The Alan Williams Podcast

The Alan Williams Podcast

By Alan Williams Coaching
Your weekly piece of inspiration, learning, laughter, growth and fun.

Once a week you and I are going to switch off from the world, chill out and take a few minutes to work on ourselves. Enjoy the podcast!
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#49 Identity & Self Worth.
In this episode Alan speaks about how we see ourselves, how others see us, where our sense of self worth comes from, the dangers of our self worth being wrapped around one thing, challenging beliefs, changing behaviours, learning and unlearning, and the importance of challenge and progress.
37:57
May 27, 2020
#48 Food Myth Busting.
In this episode Alan dispels some of the most common myths around food and weight loss. This episode features discussion around eating after 6pm, Intermittent Fasting, Good vs Bad, fancy coffees and Protein Bars!
26:29
May 20, 2020
#47 Adapting To Our Reality
Alan shares some of his observations on how things have changed, both good bad, since Covid-19 cane into our lives. He discusses mental health issues, being responsive rather than reactive, the expectations society and social media have placed on us, how our world may change going forward and how we can create a better future for ourselves.
50:11
May 13, 2020
#46 Lessons From Failure.
In this episode Alan explores our attitudes to failure, how we can turn a perceived "failure" into a positive and why failure is a fundamental part of success. He also shares stories of some of his own biggest failures and what he learned from them.
47:03
April 29, 2020
#45 Your Relationship With Food
We all have a relationship with food, some healthy amd some not so healthy. In this episode Alan speaks about improving that relationship, facing our issues, and bringing balance to that relationship.
39:30
April 22, 2020
#44 Being Productive rather than Busy.
Many of us have a propensity to be busy without actually achieving an awful lot. In this episode Alan poses 6 questions to help you become more productive, rather than chasing your tail. A must for those who feel like they're constantly busy but haven't achieved that much at the end of the week.
39:43
April 15, 2020
#43 17 Ways To Improve Your Life (part 2)
Part 2 of a two part series. Alan looks at where we may be squandering time, doing more than is expected, why so many neber leave the comfort zone and so much more!
44:13
April 8, 2020
#42 17 Ways To Improve Your Life. (Part 1)
Part 1 of a two part episode. Simple tips on moving your life forward, personal growth, making use of our time in lockdown. A blast of positivity in these testing times!
22:12
April 1, 2020
#41 So now do you appreciate how good your life is!?
As we celebrate one year of The Alan Williams Podcast this episode focuses on the most important aspect of any success story; consistency. Alan also goes deep on gratitude and the awareness our current circumstances has brought to the quality of life we normally inhabit. Enjoy!
34:30
March 25, 2020
#40 Uniting Through Adversity.
Today's episode is a series of thoughts, tips and advice on how we can all come together to get passed the major challenge that is currently facing the world. Alan shares strategies on stress reduction, finding the opportunity in the challenge, mental health, the importance of staying active, tips for working from home, and loads more.
24:10
March 18, 2020
#39 What triggered Alan Williams to start putting in the work?
That's the question that was posed to Alan in a recent conversation and he answers it in this week's podcast. This episode contains some interesting thoughts on work ethic, resilience, parenting,ambition, workaholics, doing things for the right reasons and loads more, all while getting a little insight into Alan's own story.
24:02
March 11, 2020
#38 Flexing Your Discipline Muscle
In this week's episode Alan focuses on the importance of developing discipline if you really want to achieve your goal, how to develop discipline and how we may be misjudging some of our teenage generation!
18:55
March 4, 2020
#37 Social Media Health
This week Alan discusses the positive and negative impacts of social media, how we treat each other online, inclusion and the need for personal responsibility. Having built a business online he explains how he did that and how he navigates social media to protect his mood, mindset and energy.
40:06
February 26, 2020
#36 High Performance in Work, Sport & Life.
In this episode Alan explores the meaning of High Performance and what it takes to reach a level of High Performance in your desired field. This episode also contains loads of nuggets on building resilience, process over outcomes, action versus intention, asking better questions and loads of great mindset content!
49:39
February 19, 2020
#35 Managing stress and managing you: 8 tips.
Alan shares with you 8 ways in which you can manage your stress levels and create balance in your life. Today, many people are super busy, always on, and also super stressed. And their mental and physical wellbeing is suffering. If you're one of those people this is the episode for you.
35:33
February 12, 2020
#34 With Mona McSharry: International Swimmer.
Alan sits down with swimmer Mona McSharry to discuss her career to date, her journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, winning a bronze medal at the Europeans in 2019, breaking numerous national records, handling nerves and media attention and being a winner on Ireland's Fittest Family!
42:41
February 6, 2020
#33 Financial Health.
Martin Brennan of Myca Accountants shares some financial tips and planning strategies for the regular listener. He also shares his own unique journey to becoming an accountant and his love of fitness, which just happens to include a 2:42 marathon!
40:52
January 29, 2020
#32 With Shauna Mcstravock: Country Music Singer
Alan chats with Country singer Shauna Mcstravock about her astonishing journey from singing at a church wedding to working with the likes of Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter. Alan and Shauna discuss their experiences of singing and speaking on stage, the pressures around body image for those who perform in front of crowds, the benefits of fitness in keeping balance, the challenge of turning a passion into a business, and loads more!
50:32
January 25, 2020
#31 Making life happen FOR you in 2020, not TO you.
The first half of the podcast is around achieving success in life, personal, business. How can you do that even from limited resources? Who are the people that see the best of you each day? The 2nd half of the podcast is focused on achieving all of your fitness goals in 2020. Turning down the emotion, having a plan, changing your mindset and creating a lifestyle!
49:19
January 8, 2020
#30 The Christmas Episode.
Should you just eat all around you because it's Christmas? Maybe you want to enjoy yourself without totally de-railing your fitness journey? Alan explores the how and why in this episode. The importance of preparation, planning, persistence are also discussed. Also has the meaning of Christmas changed and has that impacted on our mental health?
39:38
December 18, 2019
#29 When your training hours are excellent but your results are poor.
The episode is primarily based on exercise. Alan looks at things like the definition of fitness, why your results are not matching your training hours, the best type of resistance training for you, what your body is telling you, making progress away from the gym, the difference between Obsession & Dedication, and loads more!
47:26
November 20, 2019
#28: Alan Williams Q&A.
In this episode Alan answers the questions sent in by you, the public, via social media. Everything from weight loss, to building self esteem, dealing with begrudgers and getting your boyfriend to start training!
42:33
November 13, 2019
#27 With Emlyn Mulligan.
Alan sits down to chat with GAA star Emlyn Mulligan. An amazing insight into the lifestyle, mindset and commitment of an elite GAA player. Loads of incredible honest opinions, advice for aspiring footballers, training and nutrition insights, overcoming 3 ACL injuries, Emlyn's current time away from the Leitrim GAA scene, his plans for the future and loads more!
1:06:51
November 6, 2019
#26 What is success for you?
What does success truly mean? What shapes our idea of success? Should we allow our children to experience losses and defeats? Why the external view of success is not as important as the internal. How many of us are ok with spending time in our own company? All discussed in this weeks podcast!
23:36
October 25, 2019
#25 Setting you up to achieve your goals.
Alan explores the mindset around goal setting, why it's crucial to success, why most people fail with their goals, the impact of personal development in his own life, positive affirmations, your crutches when you encounter problems in life and why waiting until January is not going to work!
33:36
October 16, 2019
#24 Bouncing back from challenging circumstances.
In this episode Alan explains how to develop resilience and an attitude of gratitude. He shares the story of his recent health scare and how his mindset and attitude helped him to cope.
28:02
October 9, 2019
#23 The Weight Loss Episode
Alan shares his top 12 tips on weight loss. Everything you need to know to kickstart your weight loss journey is in this weeks episode.
53:00
October 2, 2019
#22 Stop waiting for your lottery numbers to come up!
Alan discusses the importance of creating opportunities rather than waiting for them, dealing with imposter syndrome, saying yes even when you're terrified, and why waiting for your lottery numbers to come up is not the most productive money maker!!
23:11
September 25, 2019
#21 Are you creating connection or disconnection with people?
In this episode Alan discusses how and why we either create connection or disconnection with the people around us. Dealing with challenges from naysayers and friends as you improve your life, why the words you say are not always what will be remembered and much more!
30:11
September 18, 2019
#20 With Paddy Brosnan: Author & Inspirational Speaker
Alan sits down with mindfulness teacher Paddy Brosnan for an amazing conversation around the practice of mindfulness. You, the listener, will gain a deeper understanding of the positive impact mindfulness can have in our lives. Paddy gives some great examples of how we can all implement little daily actions that will lead us toward living a more mindful life. Hear Paddy's own remarkable story of leaving the Corporate world behind and how he used mindfulness to improve his life. A great insight into the practice of mindfulness, delivered with equal amounts of compassion and humour. There's even a little free gift for you all at paddybrosnan.com/free
53:07
September 11, 2019
#19 Tips on controlling nerves.
In this episode Alan shares his experiences of nerves in relation to public speaking and how he has learned to manage them to his advantage over the years.
23:49
September 4, 2019
#18 Alan's top 10 lessons from building a business.
6 years ago this week Alan Williams Coaching was formed. Well, it was in a different guise then but same company! In this episode Alan shares his top 10 learnings from his 6 years as a self employed entrepreneur. Get the pen & paper out!
31:38
August 28, 2019
#17 With Dr. Olivia Hurley: Sport Psychologist
Dr. Olivia Hurley is a Sport Psychologist, Charted Psychologist, Assistant Professor and Author. In this episode she gives a fantastic insight into what the role of a Sport Psychologist actually involves, some of the strategies she uses to assist her athletes, learning to be ok with the things you can't control and so much more. Ps. She's also our chattiest guest yet!!
1:02:23
August 22, 2019
#16 Changing Your Body
Over the years Alan has worked with thousands of people who wanted to change something about their body. In this episode he discusses the psychology around it, the factors we can control and the factors we can't control.
26:10
August 14, 2019
#15 Live For Today.
A short, sharp blast of inspiration. Why your past is ruining your present. Is your fixation with an end goal causing you to fail?
13:11
August 7, 2019
#14 With Daniel Davey:Performance Nutritionist of Dublin GAA & Leinster Rugby.Owner of Foodflicker.
Alan chats to elite level performance nutritionist Daniel Davey about his work with Dublin GAA and Leinster Rugby. This is an incredible insight into the culture of an elite level sporting environment and the strategies Daniel uses, as a performance nutritionist, to help those players maximise their potential. Foodflicker is also Daniel's creation and he speaks more about how that came to life. Daniel discusses his younger days growing up on the West of Ireland, the current influencer culture, the virtues of hard work, and what it takes to reach the top. There's loads of tips and advice in there for all of you too!
49:15
July 27, 2019
#13 With David Gillick: International athlete and wellness speaker.
Alan chats with elite athlete David Gillick about his athletics career, being a two time European champion, competing at the Olympics. The conversation goes deep on David's struggles with his mental health, hitting rock bottom and getting the help he needed to take back control. An inspirational conversation that will bring huge value to you, the listener!
46:58
July 19, 2019
#12 Why you shouldn't "be good" on holidays
Alan explains his reasoning behind switching off from a healthy lifestyle on holidays, how he got in shape for holidays, his thoughts on sunshine in relation to mental health, the importance of having a purpose in life and more!
19:49
July 10, 2019
#11 Think About Your Thinking
Alan's thoughts from his sickbed! Is spinning the best class for you? Dealing with back pain. Our habits of judging ourselves and others. The human condition we all have that is insecurity. Taking the leap into self employment, the fear and challenges that come with that.
38:49
June 19, 2019
#10 A free Coaching session!
This episode started out as a brief talk on self improvement but given Alan's passion on the topic it quickly turned into a free Coaching session that you'll love!
31:59
June 5, 2019
#9 Finding the right trainer for you and more of the AWC journey.
What makes a good trainer? Alan helps you identify them. This episode also gives loads of top advice for young fitness professionals, Alan discusses the year he has erased from his memory and developing character.
43:32
May 29, 2019
#8 Alan's Training Routine & Challenges Facing YOU.
Alan speaks about his current training routine, the human need for external validation, challenges facing you as you begin your training journey and asks what your life looks like on a scale of 1-10?
45:00
May 24, 2019
#7 Seeing through a Coach's eyes
This episode gives an amazing insight into the mind of coaches and leaders. Alan explores how we as individuals can be effective leaders within our inner circle and how we can develop the confidence to go after the things we want.
38:56
May 15, 2019
#6 Moving your life forward.
in this episode Alan talks about the importance of having clarity on the things you want, doing what it takes to achieve those things and the difference between wanting and committing.
23:03
May 8, 2019
#5 With Kevin Finn; International events and elite sports physio.
Alan chats to renowned physio Kevin Finn about his journey working with elite level athletes right through to the general public. From first dipping his toes into the waters of professional football at Sligo Rovers to working in the Premier League with Norwich City, hitting the heights of his profession at The Olympic Games and much more. a fascinating listen.
1:00:23
May 1, 2019
#4 Mental Fitness
In this episode Alan goes deep on mental health, effects of lifestyle on mental health, some of his own experiences, and asks how we could focus on prevention, rather than cure.
45:58
April 24, 2019
#3 Improving your body composition, fitness and life.
This episode goes deep on fulfilling genetic potential, being ok with the process, developing a progressive attitude, and gives you some practical tips to move yourself forward.
33:52
April 17, 2019
#2 How your mindset shapes your life.
This episode is heavily mindset based. Alan explores the self limiting beliefs that hold us back, motivation, success, and choosing who to take advice from.
22:56
April 10, 2019
#1 Who is Alan Williams?
In this episode Alan speaks about his life to date, the challenges that shaped him, his life in fitness & business, and his reasons for doing what he does.
35:48
March 27, 2019