Best Fitness Podcasts To Boost Mental Health

Each year, one in four people within the UK will suffer from a mental health problem. As a growing health concern, more people are turning to online advice to improve their mental well-being. Whether they suffer from anxiety, depression, an eating disorder, or something else, accessible information can help a sufferer to improve their overall wellness. Here, we’ve collated the very best fitness podcasts that people can listen to in order to enhance their mental health through exercise.

Food Psych Podcast

Presented by Christy Harrison, RD, MPH, CDN, Food Psych Podcast, aims to discuss the confused relationship females have with body image, size and food. Harrison talks about her own disordered eating story, sharing tips to help women boost their own relationships with body image. Additionally, she shares her dislike for the American fad diet culture.

Food Psych fitness podcast

Ali on the Run

Ali on the Run, hosted by Ali Feller is the perfect podcast for runners or those looking to get into running. Feller speaks to everyday runners, marathon runners and business owners in the running sector to discover their motivations and life lessons.

Ali on the Run - fitness podcast


In each Hurdle show, presenter Emily Abbate, speaks to a guest who has defeated an obstacle in their life by using wellness, such as meditation. Previous guests have included magazine editors, athletes and the co-founder of Headspace.

Hurdle - fitness podcast

The Rich Roll Podcast

Rich Roll delivers fitness motivation to inspire his audience. Boasting intimate conversations with nutritionists, entertainers and health experts, this podcast helps its audience to uncover their true, authentic selves.

The Rich Roll fitness Podcast

The Mental Illness Happy Hour

A weekly podcast to help those with mental health issues, The Mental Illness Happy Hour is hosted by Paul Gilmartin and features a wide range of guests, including artists, comedians and doctors. Every show looks at a variety of mental health topics, such as addiction, trauma, mental illness and self-doubt.

The Mental Illness Happy Hour fitness podcast



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