Welcome to the first ever podcast from G+C! (Nervous, deep breath).

Season 2 is now streaming!

Join us as we dive into a series of inspiring conversations with our ever-growing community, featuring real people sharing their incredible journeys in health, wellness, and fitness. Tune in for authentic stories, expert insights, and a whole lot of motivation to fuel your active lifestyle!

So sit back and relax or do whatever you normally do while listening to podcasts.

SEASON 2

EPISODE 2

Emma McQuaid: 6-Time CrossFit Games Athlete

Emma McQuaid has qualified for the CrossFit Games six times in the last decade, recently securing her spot for 2024 in Fort Worth, Texas. Starting CrossFit 10 years ago, she qualified for her first Games after just two years of training.

In her podcast, Emma shares how a life-changing accident ended her quad bike racing career and led her to CrossFit. We're excited to see her compete and wish her the best in the 2024 CrossFit Games!

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EPISODE 1

Gerry Hussey is Ireland’s leading Health and Performance Coach.

Gerry’s work is hard to define, he works with olympic athletes, sports teams, corporate organisations, he also runs events and retreats.

From the outside it all looks very different, but as he says himself, it all boils down to the same thing, it’s helping people live lives of greater awareness, greater ease, greater love, greater passion and greater health.

Gerry is so passionate about following your dreams and begs you to ask yourself the hard questions like: What are you chasing? Why are you chasing that? Are you actually happy? Is this the life you dreamed about?Hope you enjoy!

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SEASON 1

EPISODE 13

Talilla is a business powerhouse and gives some great insights into her multiple fitness businesses and how she navigates them and balances them with her own training and social life. 

This episode was recorded way back in December, over an averagely intense game of Jenga, so some of the references to times and events may seem a bit out of date. 

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EPISODE 12

 On this week's episode co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down with Mark O’Malley.  Mark is owner and founder of Wilder Wellbeing, a fitness group based in Salthill, Galway which won Best Drop-In Fitness Class at our Make Life Richer Awards.

His passion is to help people create healthier and happier lives filled with movement and energy – with a little bit of Wildness sprinkled into the mix! 

Having been through a tough situation himself, Mark feels he is qualified to offer such support to clients and it’s this fine balance between pushing and empathy that makes Wilder Wellbeing so unique. 

Hope you enjoy!

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EPISODE 11

Kyla is a stand up comedian from Cork who is currently living in Barcelona and specialises in observational comedy. 

She started comedy during lockdown doing skits on social media and eventually branched into stand up comedy. A lot of Kyla’s sketches focus on what it’s like dating in a foreign country, particularly while sober and the weird and whacky people she meets along the way. If you haven’t seen her skits make sure you check out her instagram. 

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EPISODE 10

This week we have a very special episode... co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down with Rachel Corsie. Rachel is Captain of the Scottish International Football Team where she has over 140 appearances for her country.

 Rachel is passionate about health and wellness and looking after herself. We caught up with Rachel when she was in Dublin doing broadcast work for the World Cup on RTE. Hope you enjoy!

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EPISODE 9

In this episode we get a rare glimpse into Rhy’s life and the work that goes on behind the scenes to become a world champion and Olympic athlete. 

He is very open about his disappointment immediately after the Tokyo Olympics, but in true Rhys style all he wanted to do was get back training and flip that disappointment into motivation to be ready and better for next time. 


Rhys talks about his passion for the sport and the sacrifices he has made to pursue his gymnastics dream. 

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EPISODE 8

On this week's episode: co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down with Dwayne Edgar from Inner City Running Club. 

Dwayne used lockdown as an opportunity to do something positive and get fit and as healthy as possible. 

After a video of Dwayne and his running went viral overnight, he decided to make a proper go at it and set up the group.

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EPISODE 7

On this week's episode co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down with George McCabe from G-Force Fitness. 

To say that the G-Force crew are an energetic bunch might be a little bit of an understatement. 

As you will hear he has faced some serious troubles in life but now he is an amazing role model for his 800+ members and the young people in his community. 

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EPISODE 6

This week we have a very special episode… co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down with an old friend Ronan Conway to discuss The Crew.

Ronan is a team performance and self development coach. It’s a very interesting job that sees him working with professional sports teams, athletes, corporate teams and even prisoners in Mount Joy.

Ronan loves sport and getting the most out of people in team environments.

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EPISODE 5

Steve has built an amazing community in both Greystones and Galway where his saunas perfectly complement the existing sea swimming communities of these areas. 

We hear about the tradition of sauna, the benefits of sauna, Steve's plans for the future and how sauna is the only Finnish word in the English language (don’t fact check me on that). 

We also learn that we've all been saying sauna wrong this whole time. 

In Finland it is pronounced “Sow-Na”. 

To-may-toes/To-ma-toes I suppose. 

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EPISODE 4

In this episode we will hear how Christine got started, we’ll learn about energy levels and more importantly; energy balance.

We’ll learn about not just the importance of Mother Earth, but Grandmother Moon and Grandfather Sun, which are things I knew nothing about. 
Christine also gives insight on what to expect at a Healing Circle, just incase you want to try it out for yourself. 

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EPISODE 3

On this week's episode co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down and talks all things health and fitness with Sean Harding. 

As you will hear, community is everything to Seany. His focus is helping his community to reach their goals, not just in the 4 walls of the gym but in everyday life too. 

They recently did 4 marathons in one day: Run, row, bike and Ski and somehow he convinced 20 others to do the same, all in the name of charity. 

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EPISODE 2

We are excited to share this Gym+Coffee podcast special, where our co-founder Niall Horgan sit’s down with transman Jacob Donegan. 

Jacob has been on an incredible journey over the last few years, transitioning from female to male and dealing with the physical, mental and emotional effects of that.

His goal is to educate people about the process which he does through his series  “Real Talk With Jacob” on Tiktok. As a result he has gained over 1.2 million followers on the app.

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EPISODE 1

On this week's episode, co-founder Diarmuid McSweeney sits down and talks about the importance of breath work with Níall Ó’Murchú.

Níall has been working in wellness for over 20 years. He is a level 3 Wim Hof instructor and the author of the best selling book “The Blissful Breath”.

In the episode, Níall discusses the importance of breathwork and how slowing down in all aspects of life can have a massive positive impact.

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