An Irishman Abroad

Karl Henry: Episode 276

December 29, 2018

This week, Ireland's leading health and fitness expert, Karl Henry, joined Jarlath for a much-needed conversation for this time of year about taking care of one's mental and physical health.

With great honesty, Karl gives his thoughts on the phenomenon of 'quick fix' regimes (4:00), why emotional wellbeing is vital (59:00), the nature of obsession in the health and fitness industry (19:00) and the impact of living in an obesogenic society (54:00).

From why Karl still believes that Jarlath's interview with him almost 10 years ago was one of the scariest he's ever done (53:00) to why mowing the lawn is his favourite thing in the world to do (43:00) and how he now avoids fatigue which nearly destroyed him (25:00), and much more, this is a fascinating and important conversation with a man at the top of his game.

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