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Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

The Food Medic Dr. Hazel Wallace

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.3 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to The Food Medic podcast hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger, and author, Dr. Hazel Wallace. In this podcast you will hear from leading experts in their field who share evidence based advice on how we can live healthier lives and cut through the confusing information that we find online. For more information you can find Hazel at www.thefoodmedic.co.uk or on social media instagram, twitter, and facebook @TheFoodMedic. The Food Medic for Life books is out now which is available online on amazon and in most good book stores.

    Ask Dr Hazel E2: IS BLADDER LEAKAGE NORMAL?

    Ask Dr Hazel E2: IS BLADDER LEAKAGE NORMAL?

    Welcome to Ask Dr Hazel our new mini episodes that will be dropping throughout this season 7.

    This mini episode covers urinary incontinence and self help tips to reduce symptoms.

    If you would like to submit a question to the podcast - on any topic related to health, fitness, nutrition, or mindset - please send your voice recorded question to ellie@thefoodmedic.co.uk.

    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

    @thefoodmedic/www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    • 6 min
    S7 E2: Running slow to run fast with Emma Kirk-Odunubi

    S7 E2: Running slow to run fast with Emma Kirk-Odunubi

    In this episode Dr Hazel sits down with running coach and footwear expert Emma Kirk Odunubi. Emma is a running biomechanics nerd who matches the perfect footwear to the individual runner, and takes pride in being known as the trainer geek. Day to day she coaches treadmill classes at Thirdspace and on a 1-1 level works with a variety of sports men & women, seeking to crush their running goals with her and her partners business Bulletproof Athletic. Find out more over on www.bulletproofatheltic.com.

    This episode covers:
    - Where to start if you’re new to running.
    - How to build up distance beyond 5km
    - How to get faster.
    - Advantages of using heart rate training zones in running.
    - Common running problems - shin splints and knee pain
    - Strength training for runners
    - What to look for when finding the right running trainers.
    - Staple exercises for your warm up and cool down routine.


    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.
    Make sure to subscribe so that you are first to hear about any new episodes, and if you would like to submit a question to the podcast - on any topic related to health, fitness, nutrition, or mindset - please send your voice recorded question to ellie@thefoodmedic.co.uk.

    @thefoodmedic/www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    • 50 min
    Ask Dr Hazel E1: CLEVER IDEAS TO GET FRUIT AND VEG INTO YOUR DIET

    Ask Dr Hazel E1: CLEVER IDEAS TO GET FRUIT AND VEG INTO YOUR DIET

    Welcome to Ask Dr Hazel our new mini episodes that will be dropping throughout this season 7.

    If you would like to submit a question to the podcast - on any topic related to health, fitness, nutrition, or mindset - please send your voice recorded question to ellie@thefoodmedic.co.uk.

    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

    @thefoodmedic/www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    • 4 min
    S7 E1:How to achieve MORE by doing LESS with Greg McKeown

    S7 E1:How to achieve MORE by doing LESS with Greg McKeown

    In this episode Dr Hazel speaks to author of Essentialism and Effortless Greg Mc Keown on how to pursue less to achieve more and how to make it easier to do what matters most. Most people equate more effort to better results or faster results, but getting ahead doesn’t have to be as hard as we make it - and Greg has a better way.

    This conversation covers the following topics:
    - The pursuit of less to achieve more
    - How to think like an essentialist
    - Setting boundaries and learning to say no
    - How to make the most essential activities the easiest ones
    - Setting goals and holding a sustainable pace
    - Turning tedious tasks into enjoyable ones


    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

    Make sure to subscribe so that you are first to hear about any new episodes, and if you would like to submit a question to the podcast - on any topic related to health, fitness, nutrition, or mindset - please send your voice recorded question to ellie@thefoodmedic.co.uk.

    @thefoodmedic/www.thefoodmedic.co.uk

    • 48 min
    S6 E10: Gut health, mental health, and coping through music with Professor Green

    S6 E10: Gut health, mental health, and coping through music with Professor Green

    Trigger warning: this conversation discusses suicide.

    Firmly established as one of the crossover superstars of British music, the Hackney born and raised rapper has released two Top 3 albums and amassed a career tally of over 2.5 million combined sales in the UK alone. He has completed five headline tours and performed on the main stages of countless festivals such as Glastonbury, V Festival and Wireless.

    Over the past couple of years Professor Green has presented five critically acclaimed BBC documentaries and his first documentary series for Channel 4 called “Working Class White Men” in 2018. He’s also published his autobiography 'Lucky' and continues his ongoing work as patron of anti-suicide charity CALM. He is also ambassador for: www.myonlinetherapy.com. He also founded the gut supplement company Agulp.


    This episode covers:
    - His long history of gut issues and how it led him to start Agulp.
    - Mental health and losing his dad to suicide
    - The gut-brain link
    - Protecting his mental health and identifying when to ask for help
    - How he got into music and how it is a form of therapy for him
    - Navigating life as a new dad
    - On being a foodie, his food delivery kits with Gizzi, and what he would have as a death row meal.

    If you loved this episode make sure to give it a review, rating (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends and family.

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    • 29 min
    S6 E9: Jamie Simmonds 2019 3rd fittest woman on earth

    S6 E9: Jamie Simmonds 2019 3rd fittest woman on earth

    Jamie Simmonds (formerly Jamie Greene) is a four-time CrossFit Games athlete and two-time podium finisher, once in 2016 with team CrossFit Yas and once in 2019 as an individual. She’s been a national champion for six years and finished on the podium on prominent Sanctionals such as Strength in Depth and the Down Under CrossFit Championship.

    Jamie started CrossFit only in 2013 but her background as a gymnast and rugby player certainly helped secure her as one of the top crossfit athletes in the world. Jamie’s journey to becoming the third Fittest Woman hasn’t always been easy with her intense training schedule, injuries, and other stepbacks, yet she is still one of the most determined and committed athletes I know - and she always seems to do with a smile.

    This episode covers:
    - Jamie's journey into crossfit
    - Her experience at the 2019 Crossfit Games - what she loved and what she found the most challenging.
    - Dealing with Injury and not competing in the 2021 Crossfit season.
    - How to stay motivated with training
    - A normal day for Jamie
    - How the pandemic has affected her training and adjustments she has made.
    - Stigma around women and weight lifting and her experience as a female athlete in Crossfit
    - Strategies that are key to her recovery
    - Advice for those wanting to start Crossfit
    - Her current goals and what’s next for her

    • 31 min

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