What are fitness podcasts used for? Are you screaming out of bed? Scream in your ear to go faster? If you think about it, it’s time to play shuffle.
Good health and fitness podcasts motivate us to live healthier lives, yes, but through education, encouragement, and empowerment.
Luckily, there’s a podcast for just about everything these days, so we figured we were going to cut back on some of the best to cultivate better relationships with our bodies.
Whether it’s feeding ourselves properly to exercise or figuring out what it means if our period suddenly stops, there is so much vital information to absorb from these five podcasts alone that you will want to take time for them all – then take a mental rest the next day.
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Run for real
Since elite marathon runner Tina Muir shared her story of eating disorders and amenorrhea on her website, thousands upon thousands of women with irregular or missing periods have contacted her. Thanks to her open-mindedness and honesty, this taboo subject in the running community has gradually come to the fore, with more and more women seeking help and eventually recovering from hypothalamic amenorrhea.
Since 2017, Muir’s Run for real The podcast kicked off even bigger conversations, as she interviews her fellow runners, as well as psychologists, nutritionists and sports scientists. Her episode with eating disorders specialist Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani is particularly inspiring.
RD Real Talk
The same diet will have different results for different people. It’s so important to remember that in an industry where everyone has an opinion about what / where / when you should eat.
One dietician whose opinion we particularly like is Heather Caplan, a so-called “anti-diet dietician”. She uses weight-promoting practices and intuitive eating principles to help people heal their relationships with food and their bodies. On her Real conversation podcast – created for dieticians but also loved by athletes – Caplan sits down with fellow anti-diet practitioners to dissect the food industry and discuss their philosophies.
Perform the selfie repeat
If you’re looking to get back to (or resume) running, Kelly Roberts Perform the selfie repeat will take you there at your own pace. Full of Guided Runs, Fitness 101, and expert advice, his podcast invites you to embrace fitness as a feeling and join his gang as they “get real, get ugly, eat ass and take names. “.
Oh, she means a real gang. Roberts is the founder of Badass Lady Gang, the kind of running community created by women for women that makes you want to hit the air without a single hint of #GirlBoss. If you are looking for the right motivation to put on your sneakers, take Perform the selfie repeat with you on your next walk and see what happens …
The period of the period
If you have a period, you may already know how your cycle affects your workouts. However, has it ever occurred to you that you can use this knowledge to your advantage and tailor your exercise programs to better match your hormones? At the same time, if you have a missing or irregular period, have you given any thought to how your relationship to exercise contributes to it?
Through no fault of our own, there is a general lack of awareness and support around specific performance for women, which is why Kelly McNulty created the period of the period. Podcast. McNulty is a doctoral candidate examining the effects of the menstrual cycle on performance and recovery, and it’s here that she begins these important and necessary conversations with leading experts on topics ranging from breast health to contraceptives. hormonal. Watch out for episode six, where she interviews Strong Stylist Renee McGregor, a leading sports dietitian and specialist in RED-S.
Eat the rules
What is the impact of medical fatphobia on black communities? What does body acceptance really mean? What do you do when you “understand intellectually” but still feel bad in your body? Answering questions like these in this empowering podcast is by confidence coach and bestselling author Summer Innanen.
In Eat the rules, Innanen hears stories from real people and interviews experts in the fields of body image and intersectional feminism to help us “live a life beyond the scale.” Her Mega Chest of Episodes also includes practical tips and tricks to help us not only come to terms with our bodies, but celebrate it… way beyond Hot Girl Summer.
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