Let’s face it, not everyone can be that one person who looks forward to going to the gym at 5 a.m. before work. While we try our best to stay motivated, who can blame us for not feeling like going on a run before the sun goes up. A little extra help from fitness podcasts is the perfect way to stay motivated even as you feel like you want to curl up in bed.
Remembering why you made those goals in the first place will keep you trekking out for an evening run with more pep in your step. All these podcasts can be found on your favorite streaming platforms such from Apple Podcasts to Spotify.
The name speaks for itself. This podcast is all about health, wellness, and achieving your fitness goals. Made by The Health Magazine, every episode focuses on a different topic whether it be making time for self-care, achieving those fitness goals you have had forever, or learning how to manage your diet. Most episodes feature a conversation with an expert so it is not just random people making guesses about your health. Hear from the best and feel motivated to get back to the gym or put those running shoes on.
Going For Goal
If you just need a quick reminder as you commute to your local gym why the heck you are working out, pop on this podcast and feel motivated. With episodes averaging about 22 minutes in length, you do not have to commit a whole hour lunch break to this podcast. This podcast is all about building healthy habits and making them last. You will find tips on everything from losing weight in a healthy way to optimizing your workout schedule.
Emma Gordon is a Scottish fitness mentor, educator, and coach. She provides tips on how to build muscle, lose weight, improve your relationship with food, or simply reach any goal you have set. Her podcast is branched off of her work as a mentor and educator by providing people with realistic tips to reach that will help you feel happy and thriving.
This is for all the runners or aspiring marathoners. If you do not want to invest in a gym membership and want to improve your fitness in a relatively inexpensive way, running might be for you. Of course, you probably will not be training for a marathon but this podcast is for all levels whether you have been running for 2 minutes or 2 years. The guests on this show are so passionate about running you might feel obligated to see what the hype is about. Hear top training tips, mistakes to avoid, and inspirational stories.
Alcohol Free Life
Maybe one of the hardest parts of reaching our fitness goals is cutting out the alcohol. We all know going to the pub multiple times a week is not necessarily the best for our goals but it is so hard to cut out. If you are struggling with alcohol’s impact on your health and fitness, try listening to this podcast. It provides tips for people who are sober curious, have already quit the booze, or want to reduce their alcohol intake.
Slimming and Sass
This is the newest podcast from TwoChubbyCubs, the duo behind one of the UK’s most popular slimming podcasts. If your goal is to get shredded, lean, or lose some extra weight, the hosts James and Paul are here with all the tips to start the new year off with a bang. They will discuss how to cook on a budget, make fuss-free slimming meals that will keep you full, and how to try again even if you fall off the wagon.
The Model Health Show Podcast
This show has been the #1 Health and Fitness podcast on Apple Podcasts, truly beloved by many due to its insightful and research-heavy information about food and fitness. They argue that to become the very best version of yourself you need to maximize two important assets: your body and your mind. No goal is unattainable and they are very inclusive with their content. They have interviews with experts on various diets such as the keto diet and a plant-based diet. You can listen to a variety of people in the health world and decide what is right for you.
The Food Medic
The Food Medic is an educational platform and media group focused on bridging the gap between traditional medical advice and the latest trends and developments in nutrition. It is hosted by medical doctor and personal trainer Dr. Hazel Wallace who brings guests that are experts in the field. These experts share advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information we find online. If you do not know where to start on your fitness journey, listen to this podcast and learn about common medical myths and facts.
Diet Starts Tomorrow
One of the most popular podcasts worldwide, this show is all about providing realistic wellness tips from real people. In a world where “wellness” has become so confusing and muddled, this podcast looks at the psychological and emotional side of wellbeing as a whole. They address how to stay healthy while also having fun and socializing on the weekends when your friends are forcing you to binge drink. This podcast is not from experts or doctors who make wellbeing and fitness sound easier than it is. It is hosted by real people who know and have lived through the same issues you are facing.