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Gabby Logan is middle-aged and unashamed.But what does it mean to be at the halfway stage of your life? Here, Gabby talks candidly to well-known faces about their own midlife challenges and expectations, drawing on the advice of experts from sleep gurus, nutritionists, and doctors specialising on hormone treatment.
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The Mid•Point with Gabby Logan Gabby Logan

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 19 Ratings

Gabby Logan is middle-aged and unashamed.But what does it mean to be at the halfway stage of your life? Here, Gabby talks candidly to well-known faces about their own midlife challenges and expectations, drawing on the advice of experts from sleep gurus, nutritionists, and doctors specialising on hormone treatment.
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    Ben Shephard

    Ben Shephard

    Saturday night telly, sports coverage and breakfast on Good Morning Britain, Ben Shephard has truly done it all.
    He tells Gabby about his current training plan and remembers turning up to a dance audition in a pair of dirty rugby shorts. He also considers what makes a happy, long-lasting marriage.  
    Gabby and Ben are also joined by the mentor, coach and charity fundraiser Ivan Hollingsworth - one of 25 inspiring people from Ben's forthcoming book 'Humble Heroes.' 

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    • 34 min
    Kerry Godliman

    Kerry Godliman

    A stalwart of the stand-up circuit and renowned actor, Kerry Godliman has a CV that many would envy.
    Kerry tells Gabby about how doing stand-up can feel like having a superpower. She talks about being comfortable in her skin as a mid-life performer, and about losing the ‘bolshy’ approach with which she manoeuvred the male-dominated world of comedy in the 1990’s.
    Gabby is also joined by Dr Julia Jones. A self described 'smart-wellness' expert, Dr Julia practises a number of bio-hacks in order to help people live healthier for longer. Gabby and Dr Julia discuss the benefits of fostering a healthy gut biome, fasting, music and cold water immersion.

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    • 41 min
    Vernon Kay

    Vernon Kay

    He’s been on our screens since 1998, and Presenter Vernon Kay is still keeping us company. 
    Vernon tells Gabby how he found himself on TV after an initial modelling career. They discuss the highs and lows of the digital age, how he first came to know about the menopause whilst he was working as a school caretaker and how ‘contentment’ could be the ultimate goal. 
    Gabby and Vernon are also joined by James Boardman a.k.a. ’The Man Coach’ - a former Sergeant Royal Marine Commando who strives to help men lead fulfilling lives.

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    • 38 min
    Kate Silverton

    Kate Silverton

    Having been a regular on our screen for so many years, Kate Silverton has achieved the thing so many of us are scared to do: change career in midlife. Gabby and Kate discuss the sense of purpose she now has from her new job, having children later in life and the value of compassion in parenting.
    Gabby is also joined by Dr Sara Matthews to discuss the menopause, HRT, and what is being done to break down the stigma that surrounds them.

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    • 41 min
    Jo Whiley

    Jo Whiley

    With a career that spans nearly 4 decades, Jo Whiley has many stories to share.
    Gabby and Jo discuss how her love of music led her to an incredible career and also a marriage that has lasted over 30 years, plus they talk about how she tackled the negative reporting around her BBC Drivetime show and how her sister has always kept her grounded.
    Gabby is also joined by Kate Rowe-Ham a menopause coach and founder of @owningyourmenopause, to speak about the importance of exercise.
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    • 40 min
    Raphael Rowe

    Raphael Rowe

    After spending 12 years in prison for crimes he did not commit, presenter and British broadcast journalist Raphael Rowe has since paved a way for himself and reclaimed his life by dedicating his career to shining a light on the prison system and miscarriages of justice.
    Gabby and Raphael discuss how prison made him the man he is today, how he remained focussed and determined during his time in prison as well as what it has been like building relationships, raising a family and learning to trust people again.
    Gabby is also joined by Ted Rosner, co-founder of Redemption Roasters, a prison-based coffee roastery, to speak about the importance of providing employment opportunities for ex-offenders.

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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

JimmyK 70 ,

Marathon training!

I listened to this as part of my training for the NYC marathon, gave me a great insight on how women (including my wife) might feel as they reach the perceived Midpoint, along with how men maybe feeling!

Great pod great guests well done!

the hot flash ,

Excellent

So incisive and relatable - and funny! Highly recommend especially the Caitlin episode.

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