14 episodes

A podcast to keep the body fit and the spirits lifted! Each week, host Andy Dixon (content editor at various Highland newspapers and fitness enthusiast) and co-host Federica Stefani (journalist and rugby buff) will chat with special panellists Steve Walsh (powerlifter and CEO at High Life Highland) and Jack Gunn (bodybuilder and Forge Gym owner) and get under the skin of health and fitness.

Health & Lift Ness Health & Lift Ness

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A podcast to keep the body fit and the spirits lifted! Each week, host Andy Dixon (content editor at various Highland newspapers and fitness enthusiast) and co-host Federica Stefani (journalist and rugby buff) will chat with special panellists Steve Walsh (powerlifter and CEO at High Life Highland) and Jack Gunn (bodybuilder and Forge Gym owner) and get under the skin of health and fitness.

    Episode 11 - Gym on Holiday

    Episode 11 - Gym on Holiday

    Summer is here and in this episode we chat about what holidays mean to a fitness routine: take a pause, book a gym in a resort or find alternative ways to keep your fitness up and enjoy your time off. 

    We are also taking a short break but fear thou not, our team will be back soon with new topics and special guests in Season 2 - so stay tuned! 

    We would love to hear from you so if you have any questions do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.

    You can follow us at inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media:

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Instagram

    If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.

    Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.

    Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.

    • 23 min
    Episode 10 - Fitness and Social Media

    Episode 10 - Fitness and Social Media

    This week we talk about the Pros and Cons of social media and how they can both impact mental health but also a space for inspiring and motivating content (especially in pandemic times!). 

    Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.

    You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media:

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Instagram

    If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.

    Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.

    Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.

    • 25 min
    Episode 9 - Rest, recover, repeat

    Episode 9 - Rest, recover, repeat

    This week's episode is all about making time OFF the gym. Hear from our panellists how recovery and rest can help you reaching your fitness goals!

    Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.

    You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media:

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Instagram

    If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.

    Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.

    Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.

    • 23 min
    Episode 8 - Treat Yourself

    Episode 8 - Treat Yourself

    Hi and welcome to a very tasty episode! This Monday we talk about all things guilty pleasures and the importance of balancing a healthy diet with treats and a social life.

    Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.

    You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media:

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Instagram

    If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.

    Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.

    Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.

    • 24 min
    Special Episode with Steve Wallace

    Special Episode with Steve Wallace

    Another Monday, another motivation-boosting episode of Health & Lift Ness!

    Join us for an inspiring chat with award-winning bodybuilder Steve Wallace about fitness, mental health, motivation and how much food you can get as a bodybuilder! 

    Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.

    You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media:

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Instagram

    If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.

    Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.

    Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.

    • 27 min
    Episode 7 - Business of Fitness

    Episode 7 - Business of Fitness

    Good Monday everyone! This week's topic is a serious (more or less) business: our panellists will bring us some insights on working in the fitness industry, with Steve Walsh sharing some experience as CEO of High Life Highland and Jack Gunn as the co-owner of The Forge Gym in Inverness. 

    Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.

    You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media:

    Facebook 

    Twitter 

    Instagram

    If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.

    Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.

    Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.

    • 24 min

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