10 health & wellbeing podcasts to listen to
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If you’ve not tried listening to podcasts before, we’ve pulled together a varied list you might find interesting to help support you in your health and wellbeing goals.
1. Happy Place – Fearne Cotton
Fearne takes a deep dive approach to explore the sometimes difficult journeys her guests have been on. The aim of Happy PlaceLink opens in a new window being to understand how they’ve overcome their difficulties, and inspire listeners to take away their own learnings.
2. The Ross Edgely Project – Ross Edgely
Ross Edgely is a qualified Sports and Nutrition expert, and is known for holding the record for swimming around the coast of Great Britain. The The Ross Edgely ProjectLink opens in a new window podcast delves into the science behind sport performance and explains how to train for practically anything.
3. Give me Strength – Alice Liveing
Give me StrengthLink opens in a new window explores the concept of ‘strength’ and discusses how women from different backgrounds have required strength in various parts of their lives. It features a variety of guests from female athletes, to the Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health Magazine.
4. Don’t tell me the Score – BBC Radio 4
A fascinating listen for sport fans, Don’t tell me the ScoreLink opens in a new window invites athletes from across the world to discuss their upbringing, their route into sport, and often the psychological impact of performing at the highest level.
5. Food for Thought – Rhiannon Lambert
Rhiannon, a qualified nutritionist, has a wealth of knowledge to share with listeners on how decisions around food can impact your wellbeing. On Food for ThoughtLink opens in a new window, Rhiannon and her guest speakers take an in-depth look into popular diet-culture questions and separate the facts from the fiction.
6. The Rich Roll Podcast – Rich Roll
Rich Roll is an ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author, but he hasn’t always been these things. The Rich Roll PodcastLink opens in a new window features conversations all around wellness, as Rich covers everything to do with how to become the best version of yourself.
7. How to Fail – Elizabeth Day
The format of the How to FailLink opens in a new window podcast is quite simple: a guest is invited on to discuss their top 3 failures in life. The podcast focuses on the positive outcomes from the guest’s failure and encourages listeners to redefine their so-called failures in life too.
8. Found My Fitness – Rhonda Patrick
Found My FitnessLink opens in a new window is science heavy, however Rhonda does a great job in explaining complex research into actionable advice. She speaks with expert guests on the latest research around improving the quality of your life, as well as your longevity.
9. GABA – Adam Martin
GABALink opens in a new window podcast is for guided meditations. Each episode is usually around a theme and sometimes features current clips from the media. It’s a guided meditation made up of spoken word poetry and/or commentary with sound effects.
10. Food Medic Podcast – Dr Hazel Wallace
The host of the Food Medic PodcastLink opens in a new window is a qualified doctor and personal trainer; she has a wealth of knowledge to share with listeners. Dr Wallace invites leading experts onto her podcast and together they discuss evidence based advice on how to live healthier lifestyles.
Please note we are not in a paid partnership or affiliated with any of the podcasts listed.
Catherine Eaton-Brown Participation Manager, Warwick Sport
Catherine enjoys supporting others to live a more active lifestyle. In her own time she loves trying out new sports and activities.
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