Podcast popularity has grown in the last few years. Whether you are going for a walk, preparing a meal or driving to work, podcasts are an easy, digestible way to increase your motivation. There are a bunch of podcasts out there in regard to health and weight loss. Here are several weight loss podcasts chosen by our Dietitians to help motivate you on your weight loss journey!
Crappy to happy is a podcast to help those who may find themselves lacking motivation, energy or experiencing low mood. Cass Dunn is a clinical psychologist who helps listeners understand why they may not be performing to their best. Season one in particular has a few great listens with a few of my favourite crappy to happy podcasts: Changing the brain with Sally Callie; Achieving your Goals with Turia Pitt and Changing Habits – The Motivation Myth.
The One You Feed podcast series features a range of experts including scientists, authors, researchers, psychologists and other public figures. The series discusses practical tools in order to live a more fulfilling life. A few favourites include episodes 185, 186, 234, 247 and 370.
Jay Shetty’s purpose is to provide wisdom to the world. He shares many of the fascinating conversations he has had with some of the most insightful people in the world. A few great listens from this series include: 7 ways to break bad habits and let go of things that no longer serve you; 7 things confident people do differently and how to build the habits in your life.
The Hidden Brain is a podcast exploring the unconscious patterns that drive our behaviours and raising important questions about the complex and changing world we live in. Creatures of Habit is a great listen from this podcast.
A great podcast series to help you find motivation, desire and direction. A blend of neurology, neurobiology, psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy and early childhood development in an easy digestible way to help you to understand the way our brain and body work together.
Ben Crow works with a range of athletes with a rather counter-intuitive approach. Rather than telling the elite sportspeople they are the best, Ben encourages his athletes to see themselves as vulnerable and in need of human connection.
Weight loss Mindset is a series of short six to nine minute podcast created by an individual who struggled with weight loss. The series focuses on changing your mindset for sustainable weight loss. Two episode’s I enjoyed included: Successful weight loss depends on creating a strong, positive mindset; Confronting discomfort is key to weight loss.
A collection of TED Talks on the topics of health. TED speakers answer questions you never knew you had and share ideas you might not have heard anywhere else, all inspiring us to live healthier lives.
A podcast that looks into the mind, brain and behaviour. Each episode delves into concepts of neuroscience such as mental health and memory.
An evidence based podcast providing facts on health and nutrition. Qualified nutritionist Tara Leong breaks down difficult nutrition science in an easy to understand way.
A few favourites from other categories that are great to listen to when out for a walk or in the car home from a busy work day.