What makes a strong person to you? Bestselling author and personal trainer Alice Liveing interviews extraordinary people about the importance of building mental and physical resilience and how this can empower us to live happier, stronger lives. You can find more about Alice on Instagram @aliceliveing, on Twitter @aliceliveing_ or her website www.alice-liveing.co.uk
Finding fitness that works for you with Dr Zoe Williams
From the Gladiator TV series, to now a media medic and tv presenter, Zoe Williams is an advocate of an active and healthy lifestyle. Alice and Zoe discuss how the last year has impacted movement in a global way, and why it’s so important to encourage, especially, young girls to find a sport they love at an early age. Zoe chats about how she's prioritising a healthy lifestyle whilst being pregnant, and how the last year has impacted her work as a frontline GP worker at NHS Nightingale Hospital.
Making Happiness Your Discipline with Ella Mills
Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella, speaks to Alice about the work-life balance she’s cultivated over the years of growing her business with husband Matt, whilst raising her young family. Placing an emphasis on creating discipline in order to be happy, Ella discusses how she had consciously carved out boundaries in her work and private life in order to make this a priority. Whether that’s with the working relationship with her husband, creating purpose with the Deliciously Ella brand, or her daily practice of meditation which allows her to check in with herself every morning. Ella makes the point of bringing all this back to the importance of kindness, especially to ourselves and that we can’t be everything to everyone. This uplifting and motivating conversation is one not to miss!
What is Health? With Renee McGregor
What does health actually mean? On today’s episode, Alice speaks to leading sports dietitian, Renee McGregor, about the misleading and damaging narratives the online fitness and health community perpetuates. Together Alice and Renee chat about how multifaceted our approach to health should be; whether that’s what we’re eating, how much we’re moving, how many positive relationships we’re nurturing and the lifestyles we lead in our daily lives - each of these pillars contribute to a holistic indicator of our health. With a firm emphasis on individualised nutrition, this episode touches on a movement away from ‘good’ and ‘bad’ foods, towards looking at health as a standard we create for ourselves in all aspects of our lives.
The Winning Mentality with Michelle Griffith-Robinson
Representing Team GB as a triple jumper at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Michelle Griffith-Robinson went in with a winning attitude: regardless of whether she won a medal or not. In this candid conversation with Alice, Michelle talks about how sport gave her a wealth of mental strength and determination that helped her rise through some of the most challenging times of her life - from the loss of a loved one, to leaving an abusive partner. Now a life coach and mentor for disadvantaged young people, Michele puts compassion and kindness at the heart of her work today.
*Trigger warning - mention of abusive relationships in this episode
Strength Through Knowledge with Andy Vincent
This episode sees Alice interviewing her good friend, colleague and mentor, Andy Vincent. A well-known voice in the space and a knowledgeable personal trainer, Andy has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years, so who better to debunk some of the biggest fitness myths around? From weight loss through exercise to the confusion around calories, the real benefits of HIIT to can you really trust the stats on your smartwatch? This episode has all the answers to some of the burning questions of the day.
Five Steps To Happy with Ella Dove
Ella Dove is commissioning editor for Red, Good Housekeeping, Prima magazine and author of Five Steps To Happy. Today, Ella speaks to Alice about her personal story of trauma - the moment she became an amputee after a freak fall whilst out for a run that cut off blood supply to her leg. Ella talks about the crucial moments she and her sister painfully waited for a passer by to help them call for an ambulance, and how forgiveness has played as big a part in her emotional and physical recovery. As a journalist and now author, Ella talks to Alice about being a force from the inside in changing the narrative around disability in the media. Ella is living proof that there is always positivity in the wake of adversity.
Inspiring, warm and funny
This podcast is like a warm hug combined with lots of useful information. Love Alice and her guests
Intelligent, informative, sensitive, caring, just the most brilliant podcast. Really wish they would play them in all secondary schools and colleges too. Every episode is insightful and fantastic ⭐️
Everyone should listen to every episode!
Incredible. Simply incredible, empowering, inspiring, insightful and moving conversations from such intelligent and grounded people. Thank you for each and every podcast, Alice. Love each and every episode!