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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

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 Sophie Radcliffe talks about her passion for adventure . The night before she decided to quit her job at the age of 27 at a tech start up, a friend said to her: "A ship in a harbour is safe, but that's not what the ship was built for. Go Sailing."May 12, 2020 Episode artwork Lynda Thomas, Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support talks about her passion for running, missing watching her Mighty Arsenal and overcoming life obstacles.May 05, 2020 Episode artwork Helen Jenkins MBE is two-time triathlon world champion (2008 & 2011) and three time Olympian. She loves life as a mum of two, wife to Marc and having a real balance in life. She know being outdoors make her feel alive and a better me.April 28, 2020 Episode artwork Dame Sarah Storey has won fourteen Paralympic gold medals, which makes her the most successful female British Paralympian of all time. She talks her life as a Paralympian, being a mum of two, her job as the Active Travel Commissioner for the Sheffield CApril 21, 2020 Episode artwork GP and women's health expert Dr. Nighat Arif talks all things women's health and menopause. Her love of netball and being a goal attack and lack of encouragement from her family to carry on being active. April 17, 2020 Episode artwork Rev. Kate Bottley talks openly about life, and knowing that you are tougher than you ever think you are. She loves the feeling of being stronger, fitter and being able to achieve things you never thought possible.April 15, 2020 Episode artwork Editor-in-Chief at Style Magazine Lorraine Candy talks about life at home during COVID19 with her 4 children and home schooling, and her love of open water swimming.April 08, 2020 Episode artwork Writer and broadcaster Eleanor Mills talks about her life in journalism and her love of open water swimming.April 04, 2020 Episode artwork Deborah James on surviving stage 4 cancer and the power of physical activity. With special guest 13 x Ironman Champion and oncology Doctor Lucy Gossage April 01, 2020 Episode artwork Season 2: Trust me I'm a Doctor, Zoe Williams talks coronavirus, self isolation and staying fit and wellMarch 25, 2020 Episode artwork