January is nearly over, but if you – like me – still haven’t quite managed to get back into the swing of things where the gym’s concerned, you’ll probably looking to magic some motivation out of somewhere. So why not try a podcast? You can listen to them while you commute to work, or even in the gym itself, and who knows? One of these 11 health, fitness and nutrition themed shows picked out by Acast might just be the inspiration you were looking for to get your lifestyle back into shape…
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Body and the Beast
A comedic talk show talking about challenges, mindfulness, and the effect of harsh insults. A nice podcast to have on in the background while you’re exercising, cooking, walking, and what have you. Episode 21 is a favourite!
Business Meets Fitness Podcast
The aim of this weekly podcast is to share inspiring stories and evidence-based information about business as well as fitness. Hosted by fitness entrepreneur Lauren Ticknes, the podcast launched just a couple of months ago and has since explored ‘3 ways to get more shit done’, as well as if sugar is bad for you.
The Chalene Show
The Chalene Show is perfect when you have zero motivation. In this weekly podcast, Chalene encourages you to do more of the thins that make you happy by offering practical advice and resources to find a more positive energy, create better health, and foster stronger relationships.
The Daily Boost
Perhaps one of the most well-known motivation podcasts, The Daily Boost has seen over 20 million downloads since its launch in 2006. The host Scott Smith offers concrete tips to improve your wellbeing in just nine-minute daily episodes. Listen daily to an episode on your commute and you’ll guaranteed see a change to you becoming more upbeat and motivated.
Food Heaven Podcast
BFFs Wendy and Jess talk about healthy foods and daily life. Filled with lots of laughter, this bi-weekly podcast is for anyone who wants to learn to live a healthier and greener everyday life. If you’re interested in nutrition and food, give some of these podcasts a go. You might learn something valuable.
The Main Draw
The Main Draw is a tennis podcast hosted by Chris Neary and Caitlin Thompson. This seasonal podcast releases weekly short episodes to discuss all that is happening at Wimbledon, U.S Open, etc. No matter if tennis is of interest to you or not – if 2018 is the year you want to become that know-it-all sports guru and get inspired to start playing, then this podcast is definitely for you!
Marathon Training Academy
One of the few running podcasts available, coach Angie Spencer helps you unlock you potential to master the balance between marathon training and life. Angie shares her knowledge and experience as both a marathon runner and nurse to help you run smarter and feel better. There are no more excuses – lace up the running shoes and let this podcast propel you to the next level in 2018.
The Nutrition Diva’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Eating Well and Feeling Fabulous
If you’re on the lookout for some fast tips on nutrition, then this podcast is for you. Monica Reinagel offers 10-minute simple, painless ways to upgrade your eating habits sorting through fact from fiction and answering pressing questions we all have about our diet. Monica takes the stress out of eating, so you can enjoy food, instead of fighting it – before you know it, you’ll be eating healthier and feeling more fabulous!
Hosted by award-winning nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, this podcast is if you want a deeper understanding behind the psychology and science behind what you eat. Melissa hosts conversations with experts including researchers, academics, authors, and dietitians to address topics including healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and more. We suggest you start with the “The (Re) Purpose of Food” episode, which touches on how delicious food can be guilt-free and enjoyable, while packing a nutritious, balanced punch.
Beginner: The Guardian Guide to Running
If marathon training sounds a bit too intense for you, then fear not, there’s a podcast for you as well. Follow this 8-week podcast training programme to improve your fitness, stamina, and overall wellbeing. Every week you’re faced with new challenges – week two is a mix of 90-second runs and two-minute recovery walks… you’ll have to start listening to know what comes next!
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