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Her Spirit Podcast

Her Spirit

BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson host series 2 of the Her Spirit podcasts. Our mission to inspire women everywhere to live a healthier, happier life. In these podcasts you will hear from phenomenal women in the world of sport and business everything else as well, talking about the desires, vulnerabilities and spirited ways.We know that 50% of the UK population is on a constant diet and only 1 in 10 women in the UK are losing 5% of their body fat and keep it off, women are twice as likely to be diagnosed with anxiety and 42% of women are not active enough to get a health benefit. These podcasts have been made possible through the support of Medichecks www.medichecks.com and Sport England www.sportengland.orgDownload the Her Spirit App https://herspirit.co.uk/gettheappfree/

Recent Episodes

Olympic gold medalist and conservationist Crista Cullen talks to Annie and Louise about life growing up in the UK, her hockey journey and winning gold in Rio and her love of AfricaNovember 24, 2020 Episode artwork Marathon swimmer Alice Dearing talks to Annie and Louise about her life into swimming and then open water swimming. And being one of the co-founders of the Black Swimming Association.November 17, 2020 Episode artwork Journalist Bryony Gordon talks to Annie and Louise about her relationship with alcohol and drugs, and her passion for mental health and her charity Mental Health MatesNovember 10, 2020 Episode artwork Actor Maxine Peake talks to Annie and Louise about her life as an actor, love of cycling and passion for life and people November 03, 2020 Episode artwork Endurance runner Susie Chan talks to Annie and Louise about her love of running, overcoming thyroid Cancer and her advice for every woman to have her best year yet.October 27, 2020 Episode artwork Double Paralympic champion Libby Clegg talks to Annie and Louise about her time on Dancing on Ice, life as a mum and her Paralympic career.October 20, 2020 Episode artwork Dr Louise Newson talks to Annie and Louise about all things menopause, the importance of being active and living a healthy life.October 13, 2020 Episode artwork Dr Josie Perry talks to Annie and Louise about he power of the mind, finding your WHY, appreciating the journey and her 5 top tips for Your Best Year Yet.October 06, 2020 Episode artwork Chemmy Alcott talks to Louise and Annie about her love of skiing, her life growing up, losing her mum at a very early age and her numerous injuries and accidents on the slopes. She shares her tips for Your Best Year Yet and so much more.September 29, 2020 Episode artwork Dr Nikki Kanani MBE talks to Louise and Annie about her job as Medical Director of Primary Care for NHS England and NHS Improvement, life as mum of 2 and how running has kept her moving during COVID19.September 22, 2020 Episode artwork Mel C talks to Annie and Louise about life as a Spice Girl, her challenges in life, being kind to yourself and how you can achieve Your Best Year YetSeptember 15, 2020 Episode artwork Claire Danson talks openly to Louise and Annie about her life over the last year. A cycling accident one year ago left her paralysed but her zest for life is still as strong. It's a story of going from European champion to life in a wheelchair.September 01, 2020 Episode artwork Olympic cycling champion Jo Rowsell talks to Louise and Annie about her journey into cycling, over coming nerves and "exercising your chimp" and growing up with alopecia. She gives some great tips for being active and motivating yourself and others August 25, 2020 Episode artwork Physical activity expert Professor Greg Whyte talks to Louise and Annie about the importance of being active, his amazing challenges for Comic and Sport Relief and doing more today than you did yesterday is a great way to get the best out of yourself.August 18, 2020 Episode artwork Professional boxer and England Footballer Stacey Copeland talk to Louise and Annie about her love of sport and her passion for gender equality for allAugust 04, 2020 Episode artwork Four time Olympian Donna Fraser talks to Louise and Annie about her career in athletics and her fight with breast cancer in 2009. Three years later she qualified for her fourth Olympics in London.July 28, 2020 Episode artwork TV presenter Julia Bradbury shares with Louise and Annie talks about her love of the outdoors and walking, and her passion for sustainable tourism, the need to reduce plastic and raising the awareness of plastic pollution.July 14, 2020 Episode artwork Award winning broadcaster and author Claudia Hammond talks about the art of rest and why taking small breaks are so important. July 07, 2020 Episode artwork Double Olympic Champion Dame Kelly Holmes talks about life in lockdown, her own mental health and the importance of taking time for yourself.June 30, 2020 Episode artwork Radio DJ and TV presenter Jo Whiley talks about her passion for music, love of swimming, menopause and getting into triathlon last year with Annie and Louise.June 23, 2020 Episode artwork It’s no wonder they call her Iron Gran. At the age of 76, Edwina Brocklesby is the UK’s oldest female Ironman triathlete and the driving force behind her charity SilverfitJune 16, 2020 Episode artwork Adventurer, speaker and mischief maker Anna McNuff talks about cycling the Andes, running barefoot across Britain and challenging herself to show everyone what is truly possible.June 08, 2020 Episode artwork Helen Skelton is an English TV presenter and actress. She talks about her time on SAS Who Dares Wins, her challenges and life as a mum of 2 boys.June 03, 2020 Episode artwork Jodie Stimpson is double Commonwealth Champion and Great Britain triathlete. She talks about her ongoing relationship with food and body confidence, her love of triathlon and the recent loss of her dad Ian.May 26, 2020 Episode artwork BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty talks about her love of golf, tackling swimming, her life with sport and her competitive nature. She knows how being active is so important for her mental and physical health. May 19, 2020 Episode artwork