111 episodes

Conversations about human potential, uncovering new connections with life.

Through discussions about peace, performance and potential, this podcast takes you to places you may not expect with people you may not expect it from.

I Am... With Jonny Wilkinson Jonny Wilkinson + Mark Wilkinson

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 28 Ratings

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Conversations about human potential, uncovering new connections with life.

Through discussions about peace, performance and potential, this podcast takes you to places you may not expect with people you may not expect it from.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires macOS 11.4 or higher

    I Am... Training for Health

    I Am... Training for Health

    This week on the podcast Jonny and Sparks discuss some recently published research on the efficacy of resistance training as a tool for health and longevity. The conversation covers research that compares resistance and cardiovascular training and a combination of the two which, for some, may bring some surprises!
    As always we would love to know your thoughts on this so please get in touch via iampodcastquestions@gmail.com

    • 41 min
    I Am... David Robson

    I Am... David Robson

    In today’s episode Jonny and Sparks are joined by David Robson, an award-winning science writer specialising in the extremes of the human brain, body and behaviour. David speaks brilliantly about the power we possess over our genes and over our past experiences. This conversation really does explore how we can allow our challenge to support us towards becoming who we want to be, physically, mentally, emotionally and beyond. David is the author of “The Intelligence Trap,” "The Expectation Effect” and his new book “The Laws of Connection”. We hope you thoroughly enjoy his energy and powerful insights.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    I Am... On Healing vs Stressing

    I Am... On Healing vs Stressing

    In this episode Jonny and Sparks investigate the power to we possess to actively influence our own healing and how this leads directly to influencing growth, performance, creativity and joy. Perhaps we are all a bit more accustomed to getting involved in our stress and helping ourselves towards more of it but are we not equally capable of leading ourselves somewhere new, into deeper relaxation and revelation? We hope you enjoy this conversation. Any thoughts or questions you have for us, please send them in to iampodcastquestions@gmail.com

    • 40 min
    I Am... Dr Aditi Nerurkar

    I Am... Dr Aditi Nerurkar

    Jonny and Sparks are immensely grateful to have Harvard stress and resilience expert Dr Aditi Nerurkar with them to explore and explain
    stress. In this episode Dr Nerurkar offers brilliant perspectives for how we can relate to stress to aid our mental health and use it for our growth and evolution.
    She also provides powerful, simple and effective practices for finding balance, peace and performance when facing challenge. 
    Dr Aditi Nerurkar’s has a new book for those that want to know more “The 5 Resets - Rewire your brain and body for less stress and greater resilience.”
    Find her @draditinerurkar and on her Substack “It’s not you it’s your stress.”

    • 1 hr 13 min
    I Am... On Supercompensation

    I Am... On Supercompensation

    In this episode Jonny and Sparks look at the sports science theory of supercompensation. This theory shows how the physical body – through rest and recovery – can adapt positively to stress induced by training sessions. This conversation explores how “supercompensation” (first put forth by Russian scientist Nikolai N. Yakovlev in 1949–1959) might provide an interesting model for how we relate to our mental and emotional challenges too. The episode offers new understandings for stress and resilience that may help us unlock more of who we are and what is possible in life. We hope you enjoy the chat! Any questions please send through to iampodcastquestions@gmail.com

    • 32 min
    I Am... John Amaechi OBE

    I Am... John Amaechi OBE

    Professor John Amaechi is a respected psychologist and transformational leadership expert who focuses his work upon behavioural change and creating honest, authentic and thriving cultures all in alignment with sustainable growth, high performance and well-being. He also previously played a full basketball career in the world’s most competitive league the American NBA. In this episode with Jonny and Sparks he brings all of this together beautifully to form and share immensely powerful insights upon human potential, coaching, team spirit and performance. This 70 minute conversation is packed full of unique perspectives and brilliant opportunities for anyone listening. Please enjoy. Professor Amaechi OBE is the founder of APS Intelligence and  has written the book “The Promises of Giants.”
    Covert art photo courtesy of APS Intelligence

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Lolo13419 ,

John Amaechi OBE is the BEST

I first listened to John Amaechi on the Dan Lebatard Show years ago. They are very close and respected friends.

John brings a positive light to the world and I’ve never regretted listening to him speak from his heart, for one minute. Listen and you’ll fall in love with John too.

mvelasco07 ,

A must-listen!

I Am has quickly become a favorite in my feed! I’m consistently impressed by the engaging conversations, insightful content, and actionable ideas. No matter the topic - you’re guaranteed to gain something from the conversations between Jonny and his guests. Highly recommend giving it a listen!

Hawke-17 ,

Enlightening Conversations

Thanks so much for these brilliant conversations. I look forward to each episode knowing each one will help me grow in body, mind, and spirit. Jonny has a great voice and transparency that highlights each guest’s unique experience and wisdom. So grateful!

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