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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Kwik Brain is a fun, fast-paced show designed to help busy people learn and achieve anything in a fraction of the time! Your coach, Jim Kwik (his real name), is the brain & memory trainer to elite mental performers, including many of the world’s leading CEO’s and celebrities. In this easy to digest bite-sized podcast, you will discover Kwik’s favourite shortcuts to read faster, remember more, and ‘supercharge’ your greatest wealth-building asset: your brain. Whether you’re a student, senior, entrepreneur or educator, you will get the edge with these simple actionable tools to sharpen your mind, enhance your focus, and fast-track your fullest potential. Get show notes, Jim’s latest brain training, and submit your questions in our private community (free) here.
Jim Kwik is the founder of Kwik Brain, a widely recognized world leader in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning with students in over 150 countries.
After a childhood brain injury left him learning-challenged, Kwik created strategies to dramatically enhance his mental performance. He has since dedicated his life to helping others unleash their true genius and brainpower to learn anything faster and live a life of greater power, productivity, and purpose.