Claire McGlynn, Owner of Unit 1 Gym
So.. Let's strike while the iron is hot so to speak folks!!
- In this Episode i was joined by the excellent Claire McGlynn, Owner of Unit 1 Gym, Dublin who has an awesome range of experience both as a Coach and also as a High level International Athlete in Athletics and Olympic Weightlifting in the recent past .
- Claire has become a fantastic role model for both men and women all over Ireland in the Health and Fitness Industry and it was a pleasure to get the chance to pick her brain.
- It has not been easy though as she has had to overcome serious injury, challenges to her confidence which came with a change of sporting direction as well as setting up her own business in recent times!
- As you will hear during the show however she is as positive as they come these days and has lots of great insights for Coaches and Athletes alike.
In ths episode we got to chat about the following topics :
- Her athletic background and her transition from High level Athletics to her Coaching role at present.
- What part of life she is loving at the moment.
- Her favoured style of Coaching and the value of fun and enjoyent coming acrossin our preferred coaching approaches.
- What motivated her to set up her gym, UNIT 1 ?
- Some of the challenges she has encountered while on her journey to becoming a business owner whilestill progressing as a Coach.
- She spoke about the struggles she encountered during her recovery from a serious hamstring injury and how the strength of her team was the key to empowering her recovery.
- Her thoughts on how Coaches can help athetes who may be going through an injury and also some advice for Athletes who may be on the injured list themselves and strategiesto keep their road back strong and positive.
- Claire spoke about some of her fantastic mentors and coaches throughout her career and how they have shaped her Coaching philosophy .
- Her next coaching step .
- A surprise Quick Fire round for the craic !!!
Where to find out more about Claire :
A day in the life of Coach Claire :
Sincere thanks to Claire for joining on this episode and i hope you all enjoy the show.
Until Next time everyone,
The Humble Coach