Making health and wellness a priority is challenge for anyone. But, this especially true for working moms who are constantly balancing their career and family. I mean who wants to workout or cook a healthy dinner after putting in a full day at work, chaperoning the kids around town, and running errands like going to the store or dry cleaners?
However, we need to make our health a priority so that we can stay in-shape physically, mentally, and emotionally. And, when we are healthy, we can be more productive at work and present with our children.
To help motivate you to put your health and wellness front and center, here are 10 podcasts that you should listen to whenever you have some downtime.
1. Science Vs
Before jumping on the latest fad or trend, like the 7-minute workout or if being a vegan is the right choice, make sure to listen to this fascinating podcast. It’s hosted by Wendy Zukerman who shares science-based evidence to let you know what’s fact and what’s not.
Founded by Dave Asprey, this podcast brings-in world-class experts to discuss how you “can upgrade your body and your brain to perform better than you ever have.” For example, topics have covered everything from how meditation is the ultimate performance tool to how you can fall in with your work to how to hack the voice in your head.
Looking for simple ways to improve your eating habits? Then the “Nutrition Diva” Monica Reinagel has got your back by sharing advice on topics like how to lose weight without dieting, which fruits are more fattening than others, and how you can eat more mindfully.
This hilarious and upbeat podcast shares hacks on how we can eat, exercise, and combat stress and anxiety while still being able to enjoy your life. I recommend listening to the “How To Mom-Hack Your Way to Healthy Sanity” episode.
This weekly podcast focuses on the natural healing power of whole foods, as well as how to optimize your sleep, live a balanced life, and improve the health of your entire family.
Health isn’t just about exercising and eating healthy. It’s also about loving the body that you have. And, with the help of Rebecca Scritchfield is a renowned life coach, registered dietitian nutritionist, ACSM certified exercise physiologist, and author, you can finally overcome the diet culture that society has placed on us.
Hosted by Dr. Jesse Chappus and Marni Wasserman, the Ultimate Health Podcast promises to “take you health to the next level” by bringing-in experts to covers topics like how to practice self-care, the secrets to healthy relationships, and how you can look and feel younger.
As you know, I’ve an avid runner. So, it’s no surprise that I would be a fan of this podcast. However, if you’re an occasional runner, you can still listen to what has driven everyday runners to marathoners. And, along the way, you’ll discover some important life lessons.
Powered by Shape, this podcast provides the latest news on nutrition and health in under 20-minutes. The podcast also shares advice on how you can create and stick to an exercise routine and how to keep your body in the best shape possible.
If you need a nudge to start prioritizing your fitness, then this podcast hosted by ABC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo is for you. Each weekly episode features an expert to discuss topics on all things health, wellness, nutrition, and spirituality related.
Do you have a favorite health and wellness podcast? If so, let us know all about it in the comments.