35 episodes

Welcome to The Rut. We’re here to explore the stories, psychology and deep intricacies of men’s mental health.Our mission is very, very simple: we want to finally get men talking. Talking about their issues. Talking about their problems. Talking about their mental health. There's still way too much stigma around men's mental health so we want to break down toxic masculinity one podcast at a time. If we talk, we save lives. It's that simple.We break down elements of toxic masculinity one podcast at a time. The stories are grounded, emotional and are inspiring men to open up…Talking saves lives! And now listening might too…

The Rut James Roycroft-Davis

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 48 Ratings

Welcome to The Rut. We’re here to explore the stories, psychology and deep intricacies of men’s mental health.Our mission is very, very simple: we want to finally get men talking. Talking about their issues. Talking about their problems. Talking about their mental health. There's still way too much stigma around men's mental health so we want to break down toxic masculinity one podcast at a time. If we talk, we save lives. It's that simple.We break down elements of toxic masculinity one podcast at a time. The stories are grounded, emotional and are inspiring men to open up…Talking saves lives! And now listening might too…

    SEASON FINALE! Ben Smith, The Man Who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days

    SEASON FINALE! Ben Smith, The Man Who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days

    Hello and welcome to the final episode of season 2! To the hundreds of you who are continuing to download and listen to the podcast week in week out, you have no idea how much your continued support of this podcast means and we’re so, so grateful to you...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Alex Staniforth: How I survived the two biggest consecutive disasters in Mount Everest history

    Alex Staniforth: How I survived the two biggest consecutive disasters in Mount Everest history

    This week, I’m joined by an extraordinary human being. Alex Staniforth is a record-breaking adventurer, ultra-endurance athlete, international motivational speaker, author and mental health activist. All at the age of 25!!!But Alex’s story hasn’t always...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    George Mycock, Founder MyoMinds: How Eating Disorders Destroyed My Life

    George Mycock, Founder MyoMinds: How Eating Disorders Destroyed My Life

    Episode 16… the journey continues and my word do we have one hell of a listen for you today… Welcome to The Rut, the podcast which delves into the minds of men from all walks of life to find answer to the burning questions around the mirky world of...

    • 2 hrs 2 min
    Will Hurrell, Bristol Bears, Bath and Tigers: How Having A Stroke On The Pitch Changed My Life Forever.

    Will Hurrell, Bristol Bears, Bath and Tigers: How Having A Stroke On The Pitch Changed My Life Forever.

    Episode 14 of season 2 is here but first I want to say a huge thank you to the hundreds and hundreds of you that are tuning in week in week out, listening to people’s stories on their mental health challenges and most importantly, never judging anyone...

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Damian Browne: Rowing The Atlantic Solo. How To Overcome The Battle Between Mind And Body

    Damian Browne: Rowing The Atlantic Solo. How To Overcome The Battle Between Mind And Body

    I have another special episode lined up for you this week on The Rut; the podcast which delves into the minds of men from all walks of life to try and answer the burning questions about men’s mental health. Some of you might know Damian Browne as a hard...

    • 2 hrs
    Simon Thomas, Sky Sports Presenter and Podcaster: A Life, Interrupted

    Simon Thomas, Sky Sports Presenter and Podcaster: A Life, Interrupted

    This week, I am so excited to welcome someone to the podcast who I’ve admired for a very long time. Simon Thomas is a genuine inspiration to so many people out there who have suffered or are suffering with unfathomable grief, the loss of a loved one and...

    • 1 hr 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

BJisokxix ,

Great podcast with some really inspirational stories.

This podcast is really amazing - the stories shared are always really raw and honest and includes people from all walks of life. Definitely worth a listen

Andrei Stoica ,

Love the podcast!

A fantastic lineup of guests and great conversation makes this podcast the perfect companion for a long drive

LKT100 ,

Safe spaces 💙

Managed to catch up on the final episodes I’d missed last night and as always I felt a sense of relief and calmness once I had. Feels humbling to listen to what men struggle with and how they finally feel they have an platform to open up on free from judgement. Always feel quite emotional at the end.

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