Podcasts are the perfect way to get a spark of inspiration or learn more while on the go. There are so many amazing shows out there right now but here are a few of the best health and wellness shows available. These shows are amazing resources to help you on your self improvement journey. I have included links to listen to these podcasts, ways to access their websites for more info and where to buy their books to learn more!
Ben Greenfield, author of Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life, is an Ironman Triathlete and Spartan athlete that has been awarded Personal Trainer of the Year in 2008 and named by Greatest as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness. With degrees in Sports Science and Exercise Physiology, various personal training and conditioning certifications, the man knows what he is talking about.
This podcast is full of knowledge on topics ranging from fat loss and building muscle to biohacking and smart-drugs. Ben brings you the latest research and always shares his experiences. He stands by products he recommends and gives you a glimpse into his life and what he uses daily to optimize health. This show is entertaining, insightful and most of all inspiring. Ben is so passionate about health and wellness that it is contagious. Listening to this show will motivate you to start improving too.
Dave Asprey is the New York Times bestselling author of The Bulletproof Diet and creator of the Bulletproof Coffee (check out our guide to Bulletproof Coffee here). Dave spent two decades and over $1 million dollars researching what worked and did not work with his body. He lost 100 pounds without counting calories, boosted his IQ, and made every aspect of his life more efficient. Bulletproof Radio continues the conversation that the Bulletproof Diet started and keeps listeners up to date with new technology and research. Guests that are interviewed share their expertise and bring exciting new ideas that we might not be aware of. Dave covers everything from diet and nutrition to avoiding toxins in your life and great new biohacking technology. This show is a great resource to clean up your life and make daily practices more efficient.
Shawn Stevenson is the bestselling author of Sleep Smarter and founder of the Advanced Integrative Health Alliance. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he studied business, biology and kinesiology. Shawn is an inspiration, sharing his story of growing up in a dangerous neighborhood; eventually overcoming that to be the first in is family to go to college. At 20 he was diagnosed with an “incurable” degenerative disc disease and was told to wear a back brace and manage the pain. After learning everything he could about health and the human body he began eating clean and exercising in specific ways to try to cure his back. And it worked.
The Model Health Show is full of fitness and nutrition information and has tons of research, but it feels like a refreshing approach to the basics. Shawn is an inspiration and he lets listeners know that anything is possible through hard work and passion, so if you are just starting out and need the motivation, this is the show for you. Shawn covers nutrition and fitness but more importantly mental well-being. This show makes you smile and it feels wholesome and makes you want to eat clean and be happy.
Abel James is a Dartmouth College graduate with a degree in Psychological and Brain Sciences. After years of following a traditional low fat “healthy” diet he was sick, overweight and miserable. Through trial and error Abel wrote the Wild Diet, focusing on eating high quality foods and healthy fat. He lost 20 pounds in 40 days with little exercise and has managed to keep it off and stay healthy. Abel’s passion for nutrition is clear and he wants to share that with listeners. He believes people have a right to know the truth about food industries and what we put in our bodies. This show focuses on ancestral health and the Wild Diet, which is similar to the Paleo lifestyle. Abel speaks from experience and can relate to most people’s struggles with weight and nutrition. Listening to this show is like having a coach to support you along the way.