27 episodes

Healthy For Men delves into the myths of the wellness world and reveals the truth behind controversial topics through expert opinion and fascinating personal stories. Is veganism bad for you? What defines a mental health condition? Can AI improve the landscape of fitness? Every episode employs comprehensive journalism to enlighten and inspire.

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    • Mental Health

Healthy For Men delves into the myths of the wellness world and reveals the truth behind controversial topics through expert opinion and fascinating personal stories. Is veganism bad for you? What defines a mental health condition? Can AI improve the landscape of fitness? Every episode employs comprehensive journalism to enlighten and inspire.

    Master your confidence with Dominic Colenso

    Master your confidence with Dominic Colenso

    Whether social media or a changing social landscape are to blame, our belief in ourselves is suffering. HFM speak to communication expert Dominic Colenso to examine why, and what you can do about it. You’ll learn practical techniques and reassuring advice about having an impact on your environment, whether through simple social interaction or public speaking.
     
    Dominic James Colenso is a speaker, communications expert and former professional actor. He’s the founder of In Flow Training and starred in the 2004 movie adaptation of Thunderbirds, playing Virgil Tracy.  
     
    Colenso’s book IMPACT is out now through Rethink Press.
     
    Host Tom Rowley
    Audio engineered and edited by Andy Greening
    Video by Andy Greening
    Directed by Andy Greening and Tom Rowley
     
    Special thanks to Dominic Colenso
     
    Podcast artwork by Andy Greening
     
    Healthy For Men theme song by Premium Beats
    Other music by Artlist
     
    Healthy For Men Podumentary is by Healthy For Men magazine which is published by River Sounds which is part of River Group Content Limited 2020

    • 47 min
    Plant-based nutrition and vegan ethics with Edric Kennedy-Macfoy

    Plant-based nutrition and vegan ethics with Edric Kennedy-Macfoy

    We speak with Edric Kennedy Macfoy. A firefighter for London Fire Brigade for over 13 years, Edric is now a personal trainer and life coach concentrating on changing lives through physical training and plant-based nutrition.
     
    Edric discusses his journey on becoming a vegan, his advocacy for plant-based nutrition and his transition from a whey drinking 'meathead' to yogi.
     
    Edric also speaks about facing his morals and turning vegan overnight.
    Host Tom RowleyAudio engineered and edited by Andy GreeningVideo by Andy Greening Directed by Andy Greening and Tom Rowley
    Special thanks to Edric Kennedy Macfoy Podcast artwork by Andy Greening
    Healthy For Men theme song by Premium Beats Other music by Artlist
    Healthy For Men Podumentary is by Healthy For Men magazine which is published by River Sounds which is part of River Group Content Limited 2020

    • 40 min
    Building muscle and burning fat - Stuart Miles' body transformation

    Building muscle and burning fat - Stuart Miles' body transformation

    TV presenter and HFM grooming expert Stuart Miles fought the odds of aging and built muscle while burning fat at 50 years old. Stuart and personal trainer Henry Ives of H+ Performance spoke with HFM about the results and challenges of building muscle. We also discuss some common fitness myths and share invaluable advice for those wanting to meet their goals.

    Check out Stuart's feature about his transformation in our November/December issue of Healthy For Men on sale in any Holland & Barrett store across the UK.
      
    Host Tom RowleyAudio engineered and edited by Andy GreeningDirected by Andy Greening and Tom RowleySpecial thanks to Stuart Miles and Henry IvesHealthy For Men theme song by Premium Beats, other music from Artlist.ioHealthy For Men Podumentary is by Healthy For Men magazine which is published by River Group Content Limited 2019

    • 48 min
    Alix Fox: Master your sexual relationships

    Alix Fox: Master your sexual relationships

    In this episode we talk to sex educator Alix Fox about male attitudes towards sex. Alix explains why men and women should learn about sex together, and she presents some exciting methods of starting the conversation with your partner about your sexual desires.
     
     
     
    Alix Fox is multi-award winning broadcaster, sex educator, and journalist. She has worked as the news editor for Bizarre magazine, writes regularly for publications like The Guardian, Stylist, Cosmopolitan, Time Out, Fabulous and Red. She also Alix hosts the hilarious Unexpected Fluids podcast on BBC Radio 1, and she's a script advisor for the fantastic Netflix show Sex Education.
     

     
     
    For more exciting content on sexual health, check out our interview with Love Island contestant and NHS doctor Dr Alex George. 
     
    You can also watch this interview via this Facebook link
     


    Host Tom Rowley
    Audio engineered and edited by Andy Greening
    Directed by Andy Greening and Tom Rowley
    Special thanks to Alix Fox
    Podcast artwork by Andy Greening 
     
    Healthy For Men theme song by Premium Beats
    Other music by Artlist

     
     
    Healthy For Men Podumentary is by Healthy For Men magazine which is published by River Group Content Limited 2019

    • 55 min
    Dr Alex George: Expert sexual health and the mental challenges for reality TV stars

    Dr Alex George: Expert sexual health and the mental challenges for reality TV stars

    We spoke with Love Island's Dr Alex George about how to maintain optimum sexual health and make the most of your romantic relationships. He also share his views on mental health and reality TV, explaining his role in developing counselling for participants of ITV2's hit reality TV show Love Island.

    Alex, 27, is an NHS doctor and resident doctor for ITV's Good Morning Britain. Alex has been an advocate for positive mental health, regularly discussing the future of reality TV and those who have been negatively affected by it. Alex faced mental health problems after leaving the house due to constant abuse from trolls online. Following this, he helped bring in after-care (counselling) for all participants in Love Island.

    Host Tom Rowley
    Audio engineered and edited by Andy Greening
    Directed by Andy Greening and Tom Rowley
    Special thanks to Dr Alex George
    Podcast artwork by Andy Greening 
     
    Healthy For Men theme song by Premium Beats
    Other music by Artlist
     

    Healthy For Men Podumentary is by Healthy For Men magazine which is published by River Group Content Limited 2019

    • 36 min
    Ep 003 - Toxic Masculinity and Our Mental Health

    Ep 003 - Toxic Masculinity and Our Mental Health

    Toxic masculinity has been a contentious topic of recent years, so what is masculinity and can it be toxic? In this episode, we speak with a psychotherapist about how masculinity affects men's mental health, a dating expert discusses the role masculinity has within relationships, an advocate for equal parenting shares his view on men's wellbeing and raising children, a sports coach reveals his journey with toxic masculinity, and a transgender comedian highlights some issues about gender identity.
     
    Host Tom RowleyAudio engineered and edited by Andy Greening
    Directed by Andy Greening and Tom Rowley
    Special thanks to Damien Ridge, James Stewart, Craig McGinlay, Jordan Grey, David Freed, and Lewie Lett
    Podcast artwork by Andy Greening 
     
    Healthy For Men theme song by Premium Beats
    Other music by Artlist
    Healthy For Men Podumentary is by Healthy For Men magazine which is published by River Group Content Limited 2019

    • 51 min

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