Give Me Strength with Alice Liveing

Give Me Strength with Alice Liveing

By Alice Liveing

What makes a strong person to you? Bestselling author and personal trainer Alice Liveing interviews extraordinary people about the importance of building mental and physical resilience and how this can empower us to live happier, stronger lives. You can find more about Alice on Instagram @aliceliveing, on Twitter @aliceliveing_ We would love to hear from YOU! To get in touch, please email gms@insanityhq.com Give Me Strength, this has been an Insanity Studios production.

Episodes

Ask Alice: What Are The Most Common Mistakes That Are Made In Training?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/03/24·30m 54s

A Paddleboard Journey: From A Cancer Diagnosis To Environmental Activism with Lizzie Carr MBE

This week Alice speaks to environmental activist Lizzie Carr MBE. In her inspiring journey, Lizzie has conquered cancer, made several contributions to environmental work and activism, and set multiple world records related to paddle boarding. Lizzie also shares her experiences of paddle boarding across England's waterways, her struggles with cancer, and her motivation to make an environmental impact following her recovery. Her story is a powerful testament to endurance, inspiration, survival, and determination to make a difference. Find out more about Planet Patrol and Lizzie Carr's book 'Paddling Britain: 50 Best Places to Explore by S.U.P, Kayak & Canoe.' You can pre-order Alice's new book Give Me Strength: How I Turned My Back on Restriction, Nurtured the Body I Love, and How You Can Too here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/02/24·54m 19s

Ask Alice: The Importance Of Owning Your Mistakes

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. If you want to read the book by Evelyn Tribole on Intuitive Eating you can find it here. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/02/24·25m 52s

Embracing Body Confidence with Jules Von Hep

This week Alice chats to Jules Von Hep, the celebrity tanning expert and the founder of the renowned self-tan brand, Isle of Paradise. Known for his advocacy of body confidence and positivity, Jules also shares about his new podcast, Dial-A-Dilemma where he morphs into the internet's best agony aunt. In this episode, Jules talks about his unique journey in the beauty industry, his tryst with body dysmorphia, the inception and mission of his brand, and his own body confidence journey. You can pre-order Alice's new book Give Me Strength: How I Turned My Back on Restriction, Nurtured the Body I Love, and How You Can Too here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/02/24·47m 12s

Ask Alice: How Do I Move Away From Calorie Counting?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. If you want to read the book by Evelyn Tribole on Intuitive Eating you can find it here. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/02/24·34m 8s

The Power Of Friendship with Lewis Herring

In this episode of the Give Me Strength podcast, Alice welcomes her best friend Lewis Herring. This episode dives deep into their friendships, talking about their resilience, shared experiences, mutual support, and the depth of understanding they've built with each other. Lewis talks openly about his experiences, the challenges he has faced as a gay man, the importance of true friendship, his journey within the acting industry and more. This Valentine's Day episode reflects on the power of friendship, love, and how friends can become the family you choose. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/02/24·49m 18s

Ask Alice: Is Pilates Enough To Build Significant Muscle & Strength?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/02/24·26m 1s

Decoding Eating Disorders & Finding Strength In Recovery with "Milly G Fit"

Trigger Warning: The episode discusses topics around eating disorders which some may find sensitive. In this episode, Alice welcomes influencer Milly G, known for fitness content on Instagram and advocating the recovery journey from eating disorders. Milly shares her own experiences with disordered eating, the challenges she faced, and her subsequent recovery journey. They discuss the impact of societal pressure, the role of fitness and body image, and the importance of having supportive communities in the healing process. Milly also discusses her app VIDA, which assists individuals struggling with eating disorders and their health journeys. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/02/24·42m 16s

Ask Alice: What Constitutes A Rest Day & When Should I Take One?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/02/24·28m 47s

The Journey Of NEOM with Co-Founder Nicola Elliott

In this episode, Alice chats to Nicola Elliot, the co-founder of NEOM, a leading well-being brand in the UK. The discussion reveals Nicola’s journey from battling personal anxiety to creating a successful business with a commitment to aiding others in their well-being journeys. Besides discussing the varying challenges and triumphs along the way, Nicola also shares helpful advice for those looking to start businesses and how she stayed resilient when she started hers. You can buy Nicola's book The Four Ways To Wellbeing here. "Wellbeing starts with the little moments so whether you've got 30 seconds or 30 minutes, you will find simple tips and tricks that will suit your lifestyle and help you feel better than ever, the NEOM way." We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/01/24·58m 10s

Ask Alice: Should I Wear A Fitness Tracker?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/01/24·31m 6s

Optimising Your Sexual Well-Being & Satisfaction with Kate Moyle

Kate Moyle is a psychosexual and relationship therapist. In this episode, Kate and Alice discuss the many facets of sexual well-being and satisfaction. They explore topics like sexual traumas, orgasms, how the body-brain connects during sex, and the importance of communication in a sexual relationship. They also discuss constructive ways to disrupt sexual routines and the role of sex toys in enhancing the sexual experience. If you loved Kate Moyle, you can listen to her podcast here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/01/24·1h

Ask Alice: How Much Cardio Should I Do In Addition To Strength Training?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/01/24·23m 13s

Women's Health: Unraveling Problem Periods with Dr. Anita Mitra (Give Me Strength Live)

In this episode, we chat with Dr. Anita Mitra, a renowned gynaecologist and women's health expert. We delve into the realm of female health, specifically concerning problem periods. We discuss various conditions including Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Hypothalamic Amenorrhea, endometriosis, and hormonal imbalance. We also explore potential impacts on fertility and other aspects of health, and discuss the implications of hormonal contraception. Furthermore, we touch on the menopause and how hormonal fluctuations can affect women's lives. Anita's book 'Dealing With Problem Periods' is out now and can be purchased here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/01/24·1h 16m

Ask Alice: How Do I Deal With January Gym Fear?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/01/24·24m 24s

Get Well, Stay Well with Dr Gemma Newman "The Plant Power Doctor"

Gemma has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice. Her latest book 'Get Well, Stay Well' focusses on the six healing habits you need to know. Gemma has seen radical transformations in her patients, family, and her own health from her open-minded approach to medicine – from chronic headaches to debilitating anxiety. It brings together everything she has learned, in her twenty years of clinical experience. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/01/24·56m 32s

Ask Alice Will Be Back Friday 12th January!

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/01/24·5m 5s

Boundaries, Saying No & Empowering Yourself In Dating And Friendships with Michelle Elman

Alice is back with a bang for 2024 with the incredible Michelle Elman who is here talking about the power of saying no. Michelle Elman, also known as the “Queen of Boundaries”, is a five-board accredited life coach, author, broadcaster and public speaker. Michelle is often praised for her straight-talking approach and has appeared on ITV daytime show, This Morning as their resident life coach. Along with her three best-selling books, Am I Ugly, The Joy Of Being Selfish and The Selfish Romantic, Michelle’s debut children’s book, How To Say No was released in 2023, sparking the crucial conversations needed between teens and boundaries. If you're looking for some inspiration for 2024 then you don't want to miss this episode! To find out more about Michelle and her books, you can visit her website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/01/24·1h 12m

Dealing With Grief, Scars and Survivors Guilt with Manchester Arena Attack Survivor Freya Lewis

Freya Lewis is a 21 year old student at drama school living in London. When she was 14 she was seriously injured in the Manchester Arena attack at the Ariana Grande concert and her best friend Nell sadly passed away. Suffering 29 separate injuries, she spent 6 weeks in hospital, had almost 20 surgeries and spent 3 months in a wheelchair. In 2020, Freya released a book called ‘What Makes Us Stronger’ that describes her journey throughout May 2017, and how her life and outlook changed overnight. She’s raised £70,000 for the hospital that saved her life and is determined to live life to the fullest and honour the legacy of her best friend. Thank you for all of your support in 2023! Give Me Strength will be back on January 3rd 2024 and we would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/12/23·49m 12s

Best Of 2023

Trigger warning: some of the topics in this episode discuss themes of domestic abuse. As we approach the end of 2023, it's the perfect time to reflect on some of the incredible guests that we have had on the podcast this year. Thank you for listening! If you want to make a donation to I Choose Freedom, you can visit their website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/12/23·1h 1m

Ask Alice: What Is Your Approach To Food And Exercise Over The Festive Period?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/12/23·24m 47s

Exercise And Pelvic Health with Helen Keeble

Helen Keeble is a chartered pelvic health physiotherapist who helps women with pelvic health problems to get back to moving freely and confidently again. In this episode, Alice and Helen discuss the different actions we can take to help with pelvic health issues that occur during exercise. To find our more about Helen Keeble you can visit her website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/12/23·52m 15s

Ask Alice: How Can I Enjoy Exercise?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/12/23·22m 48s

Becoming The UK's Leading Life Coach with Jacqueline Hurst

Jacqueline Hurst is the UK’s leading Life Coach, No.1 Best selling International Author of How To Do YOU, GQ Magazine’s resident coach and columnist, teacher and speaker. In this episode, Jacqueline and Alice discuss how she made the choice at 25 to become sober and how it changed her perspective on life. Now one of the UK's leading life coaches, Jacqueline discusses how it wasn't an easy journey to get where she is today and how many people either didn't understand what she was trying to achieve or support it when it came to setting up her business. To find out more about Jacqueline you can visit her website or follow her on Instagram. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/11/23·45m 28s

Ask Alice: How Do You Stay Motivated In The Winter Months?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/11/23·19m 17s

The Menopause And Cancer with Dani Binnington

Dani Binnington is a patient advocate for women in menopause after cancer, the host of The Menopause And Cancer podcast, a yoga teacher and wellbeing expert dedicated to providing practical steps for physical and mental wellbeing. In this episode, Alice and Dani discuss how she was plunged into the menopause in her late 30s after having a double mastectomy and hysterectomy to fight breast cancer and reduce her chance of developing ovarian cancer, a disease which ran in her family. Dani discusses how at the time, there was no support for women going through this and now uses her experience to work with women going through the early menopause as well as shining a light on this under-reported condition. For more information about Menopause And Cancer CIC visit the website. To find out more about Dani you can visit her website or listen to her podcast. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/11/23·42m 24s

Ask Alice: How Do You Navigate Dips In Body Confidence?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/11/23·17m 1s

Becoming A Business Woman with Debbie Wosskow OBE

Debbie Wosskow OBE is a trailblazer for female empowerment and digital disruption. She is the founder and former CEO of Love Home Swap, a home exchange website business which she sold in 2017. She is also the co-founder of AllBright, the largest global network for women which has recently focused on pioneering female inclusion in Web3. Through Allbright, Debbie has launched an NFT collection and opened a members’ club in the metaverse. In this episode, Alice and Debbie discuss the importance of supporting other women, the sacrifices that women have to make to be successful in business and why Debbie thinks it's important that women are present in the office. To find out more about Debbie, you can follow her on LinkedIn. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/11/23·1h 3m

Ask Alice: How Do You Stay Authentic Online?

Welcome to Ask Alice, a bitesize of extra content for you every Friday from yours truly! Each week, Alice will be answering YOUR questions about anything and everything. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/11/23·8m 50s

Alopecia and Visible Differences with Laura Mathias

Laura Mathias is a speaker, presenter, model, and visible difference campaigner listed in the Female Lead’s ‘role models to follow.’ Since ‘coming out’ about her alopecia in 2020 - after two decades of hiding her hair loss - Laura has secured media opportunities to raise awareness of the impact of living with a visible difference on This Morning (ITV), Life Hacks (BBC Radio 1), My body, my rules (Channel 4) and The One Show (BBC 1) in addition, to being a regular guest and ‘takeover’ host, for regional media outlets (BBC Look East, BBC Radio Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk). In this episode, Laura discusses her own journey with developing Alopecia at 13 years old and how she has come to terms with it over the years despite the lack of representation for those living with alopecia. Together, Laura and Alice discuss visible differences and the work that Laura has done over the years to campaign for representation and visibility for those with a visible difference. To find out more about Laura, the work she does and the charities she mentioned (Changing Faces, Alopecia UK, Face Equality), you can follow her on Instagram @RelightAlopecia. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/11/23·55m 19s

Let's Talk About Pelvic Health with Clare Bourne

Clare Bourne is a pelvic health physiotherapist with a passion for supporting women and men throughout their lives. She believes in talking openly about taboo topics and ensuring everyone feels comfortable to get support even for problems that may feel embarrassing to talk about. In this episode, Alice and Clare discuss everything from our pelvic floor health during and after pregnancy, where the pelvic floor is and pain during sex. To find out more about Clare you can visit her website here. Information on The POGP can be found here. To purchase Clare's book 'Strong Foundations' you can visit this website. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/11/23·41m 25s

Adapting To A New Identity & Fighting For Change with Sophie Morgan

Sophie Morgan is an BAFTA nominated TV Presenter, Producer, Writer, Disability Rights Advocate and Artist. As one of the first female wheelchair users globally to host TV, Sophie is transforming the representation of disability on screen and can be seen anchoring live sports such as the Paralympics, fronting in her own prime-time travel series and hard hitting current affairs documentaries and as a regular panelist for ITV's Loose Women. In this episode, Alice and Sophie discuss the barriers that disabled people encounter on a day to day basis and how Sophie has been fighting this battle in her personal and professional life. To find out more about Sophie Morgan, you can visit her website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/10/23·1h

Breaking The Stigma Of Yoga & How To Reach A New Audience In Prison with Rory Bradshaw

Rory Bradshaw is a yoga teacher aiming to bring transformation and well-being to every prison in the UK. With his sensitive approach, Rory is able to teach men with a variety of needs, abilities and personalities and provide yoga classes that are accessible to all. Whilst many of the men first try yoga in the hope of having more time out of their cells or because they want to heal a physical pain they are experiencing, they end up discovering the potential of yoga to transform their mental, emotional, physical and spiritual experience. In this episode, Rory discusses with Alice how he is working with men in prisons to break the stigma within yoga and how he has broken down the barrier to entry to make it all-inclusive. If you want to find out more about Rory, you can visit his website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/10/23·35m 48s

How Letting Go Of Body Image Sets Us Free with Em Clarkson

Em Clarkson is an influencer, podcaster, presenter, author and columnist. She is best known for her realness on Instagram but also for what it's like being a woman in the modern climate. In this episode, Em and Alice discuss body image and how letting it consume us can become all-encompassing. After having a baby 8 months ago, Em also opens up about the reality of how her body changed and things that no one told her before she had her baby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/10/23·47m 17s

Finding Peace and Happiness with Cherry Healey

Cherry Healey is a British television presenter, frequently featuring in self-titled lifestyle documentaries on the BBC. In this episode, Alice and Cherry discuss how Cherry put in the long hours to got herself to where she is today. Cherry discusses an incredible panel that she was on with no other than Davina McCall. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/10/23·1h 1m

Manifesting, Becoming A Mother & Rising Up From Rock Bottom with Roxie Nafousi

Trigger warning: This episode discusses substance abuse. Roxie Nafousi is an self-development coach, manifesting expert, author, ambassador for the Mental Health Foundation and Instagram Agony Aunt. In this episode, Roxie opens up about her journey from how she hit rock bottom in her 20s after years of partying and substance abuse. Roxie's pivotal moment of discovering manifesting via a podcast opened her eyes to living a better lifestyle, accompanied by the unexpected arrival of her son Wolf, completely changed her life. Now a successful author of several books, Roxie has propelled herself as a brand online but how do you deal with the curation of content when the brand is YOU? Alice and Roxie discuss the struggles of being your own brand and what they do to keep momentum going. MANIFEST for Kids is out now and you can order your copy here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/09/23·50m 3s

I Choose Freedom with Charlotte Kneer

TRIGGER WARNING: This episode discusses domestic abuse, sexual abuse and violence against women. Charlotte Kneer MBE DL is the CEO of I Choose Freedom. Charlotte is a survivor of domestic abuse. Her ex-husband was imprisoned in 2011 for violent offences he perpetrated against her and other women. In 2021 Charlotte received the honour of being appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey in recognition of her work in the county. And then, in 2022, Charlotte was awarded an MBE in the Jubilee Honours list for her work with survivors of domestic abuse. Charlotte's priority and mission are to ensure that all survivors fleeing abuse can access a refuge space and to secure the national network of refuges. In this episode, Charlotte bravely opens up about her own experiences with domestic abuse and talks about I Choose Freedom and all the work they do to provide women with the safety they need. Alice and Charlotte delve into the reasons why refuges are so secret and the importance of the different services available to those who may be struggling. Charlotte also shares some heart-warming news of her own which brings a tear to all of our eyes. If you have been affected by anything in todays episode or want to donate to I Choose Freedom you can find out more on their website or visit Women's Aid. find out more about Rail to Refuge. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/09/23·1h

The Female Factor with Dr Hazel Wallace aka The Food Medic

Dr Hazel Wallace is the founder of The Food Medic, a medical doctor, registered associate nutritionist and personal trainer. She is author of the best-selling books; The Food Medic (2017), The Food Medic For Life (2018) and ‘The Female Factor: making womens health count and what it means for you’ (2022). In her most candid interview to date, Dr Hazel Wallace opens up about how she created The Food Medic and how making that scary leap into doing it full time was one of the hardest decisions she has ever had to make. In this interview, Dr Hazel speaks openly and honestly about her personal journey with IVF and how no one prepared her for parts of the journey. To find find out more about The Food Medic, you can visit Dr Hazel Wallace's website here: https://www.thefoodmedic.co.uk We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/09/23·45m 10s

How Breathwork Can Impact How We Feel with Ellie Loves

Ellie Taylor is a breathwork healer whose mission is to reconnect you to your authentic self-expression. Inviting you to get curious. To let your heart lead, using sound, laughter and the healing power of letting go. In this episode, Ellie and Alice delve into how breathwork can change how you feel on a day to day basis, change how you deal with certain emotions and open up and whole view on your life and how we relax. To find our more about Ellie you can visit her website & to get last-minute tickets to Wellbeing by The Lakes you can visit their website. Find your favourite mushroom powder @dirteaworld and get 10% off your first order with promo code STRENGTH at dirteaworld.com/STRENGTH We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/09/23·41m 5s

The Gut Stuff with The Mac Twins

Alana & Lisa McFarlane aka The Mac Twins started out as DJs from Scotland until they took part in a study with TwinsUK at Kings College London that changed their whole perception on understanding their guts. In this episode, Alice, Lisa and Alana discuss how, like everyone else they've tried all of the fad diets in the past. Now they understand their gut health, microbiome and all the factors surrounding it, such as stress, diet & trauma etc, they have felt the benefits. To find out more about The Mac Twins, you can visit their website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/08/23·45m 47s

The Culture Shift That Female Football Is Bringing To The Sport with Eni Aluko

Eniola Aluko MBE is a British-Nigerian football executive, football broadcaster and former professional player who played as a winger and striker. In this episode, Eni and Alice discuss how women's football has progressed since she started out in the sport and how the opportunities and impact of the sport have drastically improved. Eni opens up to Alice about how she was labelled a 'whistleblower' and how she describes it as one of the worst periods of her career. If you want to find out more about Eni and her brand Hyphen, you can follow her on Instagram here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/08/23·45m 55s

Life After Love Island with Jessie Wynter

Jessie Wynter is a TV personality, influencer and model who is best know for appearing on Series 9 of Love Island UK and Series 2 of Love Island Australia. On this episode, Alice unleashes her inner Love Island fan girl and asks Jessie all things Love Island and relationships and what it's like living in a new country. Jessie also opens up to Alice on how she has battled with her body image, therapy and how trolling can eventually take it's toll. If you want to find out more about Jessie, you can follow her on socials @JessieReneeWynter We would love hear from YOU! Email us at gms@insanityhq.com and you might be featured on the podcast. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/08/23·37m 38s

All about Fertility with Dr Helen O’Neill

Dr Helen is a lecturer in reproductive and molecular genetics and a leading expert in reproductive science, leading her to become the CEO and founder of Hertility. She has a Masters in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine and a PhD in Stem Cell Biology from UCL. Her research focuses on pre-implantation embryo development and the use of CRISPR genome editing to assess understanding and treatment of disorders of infertility. In this episode, Alice and Helen dive head first into all things fertility, egg freezing, sperm and more. You can find out more about Hertility here. Find your favourite mushroom powder @dirteaworld and get 10% off your first order with promo code STRENGTH at dirteaworld.com/STRENGTH Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/08/23·49m 45s

Re-Discovering Your Identity with Hannah Frankson

Hannah is a Peloton Cycling and Tread Instructor and teaches from Peloton Studios London. Prior to Peloton, Hannah was a former competitive triple jumper, who trained alongside Olympic-level athletes for seven years. After she finished competing, Hannah discovered indoor cycling, combining her passion for fitness with music and making exercise fun. Hannah is also an experienced Personal Trainer and Fitness Model. In this episode, Hannah opens up about how she felt like she had failed in her life when she didn't achieve the Athletic success she wanted & her relationship broke down. Alice and Hannah discuss how this changed Hannah's path in her life for the better and how she used her inner strength to create a better life for herself. To experience a class with Hannah Frankson and find a Peloton membership that's right for you, download the Peloton App HERE and get 30 days free, no equipment required. New app trials only. Full terms at onepeloton.co.uk/app. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/08/23·41m 14s

Falling In Love With Weight Training & Your Body with Chloe Madeley

Chloe Madeley was working in television as a Runner, Junior Researcher and TV Presenter when she began her health and fitness career in 2012. After begrudgingly agreeing to learn how to lift weights, she quickly left television to pursue her future as a Personal Trainer. Chloe qualified as an Active IQ Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer in 2013, before then going on to add to her qualifications by completing the Principles of Nutrition course, amongst various other coaching academy courses online. In this episode, Chloe opens up about her post partum journey and how important it is to be patient and kind to yourself when you’re navigating your way with your new body post baby. Chloe and Alice also have a strong debate about fat loss and the different approaches you can have to it.  To find out more about Move Together, Nuffield Health you can visit their website here: https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/movetogether Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/07/23·55m 33s

How Our Bodies, Friendships and Relationships Ebb and Flow with Oenone Forbat (Live from Happy Place Festival)

Oenone Forbat is a podcaster, influencer, bookworm & author. Oenone is a bottomless pit of quesions - a millennial in search of answers. In this episode, the bottom line is that life ebbs and flows. Join Alice & Oenone as they unpack fitness & body image, female and romantic realtionships and even what the best dating app is! This episode is recorded from Happy Place Festival in Chiswick and the festival is happening all over again at Tatton Park in September, go to their website to grab tickets whilst you can.  https://www.happyplaceofficial.co.uk/events/  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/07/23·48m 10s

Reclaiming and Relearning To Love Yourself with Laura Adlington

Laura Adlington was the stand out star of the Great British Bake Off in 2020. Viewers fell in love with her sense of humour and positive outlook, as well as her messy baking. Since appearing on Bake Off, she has grown a huge social media following across her social media channels and has also launched her podcast, 'Go Love Yourself' which is all about body confidence. Laura is keen to help people of all shapes and sizes feel good about themselves and talks honestly and openly about mental health and body image. In this episode, Laura and Alice discuss the positives of reclaiming the word 'fat' and how it's important that we neutralise the word so it isn't constantly used as a negative. Laura bravely opens up about the trolling she received when she was on Bake Off and discusses how the turning point for her was the amount of positive messages she received from how amazing she was on the show. If you loved Laura as much as we did you can visit her website here: https://www.lauraadlington.com/about Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Studios Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/07/23·35m 49s

Overcoming Grief & Understanding Mental Illness with Ben West

Ben West is one of the most engaged mental health campaigners in the UK, committed to making real change around mental health in our society. In 2018, at just 17 years old, Ben's world collapsed around him when he tragically and unexpectedly lost his brother to suicide. The loss of Sam, aged only 15 when he died, propelled Ben to take positive action from this tragedy and concentrate his pain into a drive to campaigning around mental health awareness, suicide prevention and fundamentally changing how we approach mental health, especially in schools and the education system. In this episode, Ben bravely opens up about his brother Sam and the weight that he carries since he sadly passed away. Alice and Ben unpack how anxiety and grief are protecting our bodies and the different ways we should embrace them to understand ourselves better. Ben also opens up about all the work he has done on himself over the years and how the main take away he has is that we should all be kinder to ourselves and a quick fix isn't always the right one. If you want to find out more about the work Ben does you can visit his website: https://www.benwest.org.uk/   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/07/23·54m 42s

How To Shapeshift Your Career To Live The Life You Want with Carly Rowena

Carly Rowena is a content creator, author, personal trainer, breath work coach and founder of Movement app. When Carly was 24 years old she typed into Google 'What is the best job in the world?" in the search for her perfect career. Carly has since gone on to create her perfect career once she worked out what is important to her. In this episode, Alice and Carly discuss how the content creator landscape has changed since they started out, how money can affect the decisions they make and how tricky it is to build an app! Carly also opens up about motherhood and how she found it hard not having a community in the online space as a first time parent. If you want to find out more about Carly you can go to her website here: https://www.carlyrowena.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/06/23·38m 52s

The Mental Health Mission with Dr Alex George

Dr. Alex George is a TV doctor, best-selling author, and Youth Mental Health Ambassador to the government. Alex has become a well known and respected figure amongst healthcare professionals in the UK, from his years as an A&E doctor, bringing the nation accessible and reassuring advice directly from the frontline throughout the pandemic. He has published two Sunday Times Number 1 Bestsellers, Live Well Every Day for adults, and A Better Day for children, which is also nominated for a British Book Award. His newest book, The Mind Manual, which is out now. Alex is on a mission to improve mental health support for young people, and has become prolific throughout the UK in his campaigning for Early Support Hubs. He also has a hugely successful podcast, Stompcast, which promotes the importance of walking in nature for mental and physical well being. In this episode, Alex opens up to Alice about his mental health took kit and what he utilises every day to maintain his mental health. Alex and Alice also discuss how he got to grip with his overnight fame from Love Island to be the inspiring Dr Alex that we all know and love today. For more information on everything Dr Alex George spoke about today, you can visit his website: https://www.dralexgeorge.co.uk/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/06/23·55m 12s

Letting Go Of Yourself & Embracing Your Energy with Cat Meffan

Cat is a yoga, meditation, free movement, breath-work and sound healing facilitator. As founder and lead teacher of the Soul Sanctuary, Cat's mission is to hold space for people to connect with a deeper layer of the self through movement, stillness and everything in between. In this episode, Cat and Alice discuss how to embrace free movement and bring it into your every day routine and how it can help with your self confidence. Alice and Cat also discuss the importance of self discovery and the key to success with that is having someone you can feel safe with to do that. To find out more about Soul Sanctuary you can visit the website here: https://mysoulsanctuary.co/teachers/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/06/23·52m 30s

Equipping Ourselves With The Tools To Approach Stress, Fatigue & Our Well-Being with Oliver Patrick

Oliver Patrick is a Physiologist and leading expert in lifestyle management. He speaks widely on the application of contemporary well-being strategies and consults with businesses and individuals globally. Oliver was Head of Physiology at Nuffield Hospitals, leading the largest team of applied physiologists, well-being advisors and nutritionists in the UK. In this episode, Oliver and Alice discuss the importance of being intuitive with our general well-being and the steps we can take to improve that. Oliver and Alice also discuss the 5 pillars and what we can do to combat fatigue and stress in our day-to-day lives. For more information on Future Practice you can visit the website: https://www.futurepractice.org/about-us Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/06/23·1h 12m

Hypnotherapy, Trolling & Loving The Body We Have with Anna Richardson

Anna Richardson has over 20 years’ experience at the heart of British Broadcasting and is an established household name and award winning writer and presenter. She began her TV life as a journalist on the Big Breakfast, Channel 4’s most successful breakfast show. A trusted and experienced broadcaster, she is as comfortable hosting popular Factual Entertainment shows such as Channel 4’s headline grabbing Naked Attraction - as she is leading hard-hitting documentaries like Are You Autistic? With a particular interest in lifestyle and mental health, she is the author of two books on food and dieting; a frequent podcast host, and is also a qualified Cognitive Hypnotherapist. Anna is the co-founder of Mindbox - a 24 hour online therapy centre that specialises in supporting people struggling with stress and anxiety. Anna's latest project is her brand new podcast which focusses on sex and relationships "It Can't Just Be Me" which answers listeners' dilemmas with the help of celebrity guests and experts. In this episode, Anna and Alice discuss how hynotherapy changed Anna's life, how she came into fitness later on when she had a realisation that she needs to look after her body as it's the only one she's got. Anna also opens up about how she combats trolling and protects herself on social media. If you want to find out more about Mindbox you can visit the website here: https://www.annarichardson.co.uk/mindbox Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/05/23·55m 49s

How To Feel Better About Ourselves & Maximise Our Joy with Chessie King

Chessie is a seasoned presenter, content creator and the founder of ‘Welcome to Babyhood’.  Helping, nurturing and supporting people is something Chessie feels she was born to do. Originally beginning by sharing fitness content in 2014, Chessie’s focus has shifted towards supporting and empowering women with her storytelling, bringing joy to her followers and leaving them feeling connected and less alone with their personal experiences. In todays episode, Alice and Chessie discuss how Chessie found her way back to fitness after having a baby and how now it compliments her motherhood journey. Chessie also opens up about her relationships in her life and how she found her way into the parenting space with 'Welcome To Babyhood.' To find out more about Welcome To Baby Hood you can visit the website: https://www.welcometobabyhood.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/05/23·52m 23s

Self Love, Loneliness & Social Media with Shona Vertue

Shona Vertue is an Australian badass with a good ass; a personal trainer and yoga teacher with over 400k followers on Instagram and one of the most popular yoga channels in the UK on YouTube. Together in this episode Shona and Alice unpack what drove Shona into her fitness journey and how she keeps herself and clients motivated to keep going every day, even in the UK's cold and dark winter mornings. Shona also discusses the 'evolution theory' of jealousy and how these emotions are healthy for us in the long run when demonstrated healthily. If you want to find out more about Shona Vertue you can visit her website: https://shonavertue.com/ Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/05/23·57m 23s

What Do We Actually Know Is Proven When It Comes To Improving Our Health with Dr Frankie Jackson-Spence

Dr Frankie Jackson-Spence graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2018 with an honours degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB). Now, Dr Frankie is working full time in the NHS and has a keen interest in cancer clinical trials. Alongside her NHS work, she runs an educational social media page @DrFrankieJS where she busts all the common health myths through her #MedicalMondays and evidence based wellbeing content. In this episode, Alice and Dr Frankie pick 5 things grounded in science that are proven to help our health and well-being. If you loved Dr Frankie as much as we did - you can follow her Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/drfrankiejs/ Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/05/23·52m 55s

The Origins Of Binge Eating & How To Overcome It with Sarah Dosangjh

Sarah is a qualified and accredited psychotherapist. After struggling with binge eating disorder and episodes of bulimia for more than a decade, she has specialised in helping others recover from binge eating. In 2020 she self-published her book, I Can’t Stop Eating, which reached the Amazon bestsellers list. Together in this episode, Alice and Sarah discuss the different triggers of binge eating and why abstaining from binge eating sometimes does more bad than good. Sarah also discusses how finding a safe space is one of the most important ways to start your journey to recovery. If you loved Sarah as much as we did you can visit the below links: Sarah's book, I Can't Stop Eating, is available on Amazon https://amzn.to/3a6M6Hb (UK affiliate link, please search for the title in Amazon if outside of UK) Website – https://thebingeeatingtherapist.com Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/the_binge_eating_therapist The Binge Eating Therapist YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@TheBingeEatingTherapist Podcast: Life After Diets (available across all the usual podcast platforms) Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/05/23·57m 8s

Periods, Fertility & Girly Chat with Hayley Madigan

Hayley has a degree in Sports and Exercise Science BSc (Hons), and was a secondary school PE Teacher for 4 years. She now teaches through her online live workout app and community called Health With Hayley. She enjoys opening up the conversation around taboo subjects such as periods, self-love and empowers women to do the same! In this episode, Hayley and Alice discuss how bodybuilding impacted Hayley's life personally and professionally and how what she thought was a benefit of having no period was actually not good for her at all in the long run. If you loved Hayley Madigan, you can follow her here: https://www.instagram.com/hayleymadiganfitness/?hl=en Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/04/23·59m 25s

Your Fitness and Lifestyle Questions Answered with Andy Vincent

Andy Vincent has worked as a fitness coach for 20 years who has worked alongside some of the best strength & conditioning coaches, performance coaches, bodybuilders and biomechanics specialists that the world has to offer. On this weeks episode, Alice opened up her Instagram question box to you guys for Andy to answer your burning questions. Alice and Andy cover SO much ground in this episode including, hunger and biology, shredding and gains and how the fitness industry just repeats itself over an over again. If you want to hear more from Andy, you can go to his website: https://www.andyvincentpt.com/about/ Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/04/23·1h 10m

Strength In Doing Things Differently with Dr Rhona Eskander

WARNING: This episode contains mention of suicide, please listen at your own discretion. Dr Rhona Eskander is an award-winning cosmetic dentist in London specialising in Invisalign and facial aesthetics. From a boutique practice in the heart of Kensington and Chelsea, trailblazing Dr Rhona Eskander is shaking up dentistry with a fresh approach to smile transformations. In this episode, Alice and Rhona discuss how important it is to understand your mouths health before making those cosmetic changes, why flying abroad isn't the answer to a perfect smile and how it is possible to change your smile even later in life. Alice and Rhona also delve into a deeper topic, discussing the shocking rising number of suicides s in the dental industry and how isolating it really can be. If you want to find out more about Dr Rhona Eskander, please visit her website: https://www.drrhonaeskander.com/ Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/04/23·49m 54s

How To Stop IBS Dictating Your Life with Kirsten Jackson

Kirsten Jackson is a Consultant Gastroenterology Dietitian and founder of The Food Treatment Clinic. After FINALLY being diagnosed with Coeliac's disease herself in her early twenties and dealing with countless doctors making her feel unheard, she used this determination to study and become a gastroenterology dietitian so she could help others. Together in this episode, Alice and Kirsten discuss IBS and what are the common causes, tell tell signs and how to stop it ruling your life. Alice asks the question's that we have all been desperate to know the answer to! "Does coffee really impact my stomach?" and "Is alcohol really the problem?" If you want to find out more about Kirsten you can go to her website: https://thefoodtreatmentclinic.com/about-kirsten/ Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/04/23·54m 54s

How To Optimise Our Immunity with Dr Jenna Macciochi

Immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi specialises in understanding how nutrition, movement and lifestyle interact with the immune system in health and disease. Together on this episode, Alice and Jenna discuss tips and tricks on how to improve your immune system within your lifestyle choices and your surroundings. Alice gets to the bottom of myths on things like whether some people are just susceptible to getting certain illnesses like coughs or colds, and whether alcohol is really bad for you. If you would like to find out more information on anything discussed on today’s episode head to Dr Jenna Macciochi's website: https://www.drjennamacciochi.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/03/23·1h 3m

Looking After Your Skin with Dr Anjali Mahto

Dr Anjali Mahto is Alice's very own dermatologist and author of best-selling book, The Skincare Bible. Together, Alice and Dr Anjali deep dive into how to care for your skin, Alice's own journey with Isotretinoin (Roaccutane) and they discuss the myths about Isotretinoin and how it has it's place to treat patients in their acne journey. Dr Anjali also educates us on how diet and your skin aren't directly related and she talks us through what small changes we make do to improve our skin without breaking the bank. To find out more about Dr Anjali Mahto you can visit her website: https://dranjalimahto.co.uk/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/03/23·55m 54s

Overcoming Trauma To Find Your Stronger Self with Milly Pickles

Milly Pickles is a content creator, motivational speaker and fitness and disability advocate. Milly lost the lower part of her right leg 5 years ago after a horrible accident left her in hospital for 3 months. In this episode Alice and Milly discuss how Milly overcame the trauma of losing her leg and how she used fitness to find herself again. Milly also discusses how she uses journalling to help with her mind and the importance of having open communication with her friends and family is the key to keeping her sane. If you want to read Milly's book reviews or look at anything she mentioned in todays episode her website is: https://millypickles.co.uk/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/03/23·36m 53s

The Joy Of Saying No with Natalie Lue

Natalie Lue is the author of The Joy Of Saying No which is a simple lan to stop people pleasing, reclaim boundaries, and say yes to the life you want. Natalie and Alice discuss boundaries, the benefits and disadvantages of being a people pleaser. Natalie also explains how workforces would collapse without people pleasers and how companies exploit their employee's who are people pleasers. Natalie's book 'The Joy Of Saying No' is out now wherever you get your books published by Harper Collins. If you wish to find out more about Natalie Lue please visit: https://natalielue.com/ Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/03/23·58m 46s

Navigating Health Anxiety with Dr Kirren Schnack

Alice is delighted to be joined by Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kirren to unpack health anxiety. Together, they discuss what "health anxiety" actually means, symptoms, causes, and treatment and coping options. Dr. Kirren's Suggested Resources: Health Anxiety Self-Help Resources - Information Sheets & Workbooks Health Anxiety.pdf (ntw.nhs.uk) Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re list ening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/03/23·40m 23s

How To Optimise Sleep with Dr Sophie Bostock

Dr Sophie Bostock is a sleep specialist who is fascinated by sleep. Sophie studied medicine at Nottingham University and then went on to study an MSC in entrepreneurship. After several years in consulting she completed a PhD in health phycology at UCL and was investigating why happiness was affected by heart disease. Sophie’s research on sleep then went on to point to why sleep is an unsung hero of mental and physical resilience. She then spent the next 5 years working on ‘Sleepio’ which is Big Healths award winning digital sleep program. In this episode Alice asks the big question to Sophie that we all want to the answer to. How can we get the perfect nights sleep? Sophie talks us through the factors in our lives that we can control to help us get the best nights sleep possible and her and Alice delve into the parts of our sleep cycle that we experience in the night and how that can affect how we feel the rest of the day.  For more information from Sophie, visit her website: https://www.thesleepscientist.com/about Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/02/23·59m 27s

How To Be A Trailblazer with Khadijah Mellah

Khadijah Mellah is the first hijab wearing jockey in a competitive British horse race. Despite being new to horse racing, she went on to win the Magnolia cup. Her story was the subject of an amazing TV documentary called Riding Dream and her story continues to inspire others to take risks and overcome adversity. Alice and Khadijah discuss how she got into horse racing from a tiny stables in south London that she was on a waiting list for 2 years, to winning the Magnolia cup. Khadijah also opens up about how seeing how hard her parents work to get to where they are today, gave her the work ethic she has.  Information from this episode can be found here: https://www.ridingadreamacademy.com/  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/02/23·50m 46s

The Power Of Positivity with Michelle Griffith-Robinson

Michelle Griffith-Robinson is a Great British Olympian, personal trainer and life style coach who manages to balance it all as a mum of three children. In this episode, Michelle and Alice discuss how to break down barriers, turning being told no into next and where Michelle get’s her motivation from. Michelle also opens up about a poignant moment in her career after failing to qualify for the Sydney Olympics and how she had a moment of clarity.  Information from this episode can be found on Michelle’s website: https://michellegriffithrobinsonoly.co.uk/  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/02/23·44m 25s

The Training Secrets Of A List Celebrities with Luke Worthington

Luke Worthington is one of the most sought after personal trainers in the world. Luke is a qualified sports scientist, trainer, nutritionist and strength and conditioning specialist with over 20 years experience in the health and fitness industry. On top of all of this, Luke currently works with some of the biggest A list celebrities in the world. In this episode, Alice and Luke delve into the importance of being fit and well in yourself as well as trying to look good. Luke also explains how in order to be a good trainer it’s important to get your clients to buy into but allow them to feel seen and heard and help them achieve their goal.  Information from this episode can be found on Luke Worthington’s website: https://www.lukeworthington.com/  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/02/23·1h 1m

Overcoming Binge Eating with Dr Emilia Thompson

Dr Emilia Thompson is a Registered Nutritionist, Educator, Mentor and Meditation Teacher within the health, fitness and wellness space with a BSc in Sports Biomedicine, MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, PhD in Exercise Physiology, PGCAP in higher education. Alice and Dr Emilia open up the discussion on binge eating on an extremely vulnerable episode by talking openly about how it can be learned behaviour from friends and family from a young age and how that can trigger you. Dr Emilia also gives some amazing tips on how to manage recovery with a few simple steps. Information from this episode can be found on Dr Emilia Thompsons website: https://www.emilia.fitness/  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/01/23·53m 50s

How Running Can Help You Find Headspace and a Community with Paula Radcliffe

Paula Radcliffe is a 3x winner of the London and New York marathon as well as winning the Chicago marathon. As well as being winner of the BBC’s Sports Personality Of The Year, Paula was previously the fastest woman of all time for the marathon distance. Paula and Alice discuss how she got into running from a young age and how her parents helped support her through that journey. Paula also opens up about her daughters cancer diagnosisand how she used running to clear her headspace during this.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/01/23·49m 53s

Making Fertility Fun with Emma Cannon

Emma Cannon is a fertility and women’s health expert, a registered acupuncturist and founder of the Emma Cannon clinic. Emma has over 25 years experience in supporting couples on the path to becoming parents, she bridges the gap between western medicine and complimentary therapies by combining modern research and holistic practices together to yield effective results for each individual. Emma and Alice discuss how these days, couples put so much pressure on themselves to fall pregnant that it can take away from the reason why couples want to start families. Emma also discusses her cancer journey and how by combining western medicine and holistic therapies have kept strong through her journey.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/01/23·1h 12m

Understanding Our Hormones To Find Our Happy Place with Dr Emma Ross

Emma Ross is winner of the Sundays Times Woman Of The Year Award 2021, the co-founder of The Well HQ and the previous Head of Physiology at The English Institute of Sport. Emma and Alice discuss how understanding our menstrual cycle is so important when it comes to optimising our health and training and how working with our cycle can be much more beneficial. Emma also discusses how important it is to focus on a healthier lifestyle when it comes to training as in the past she’s seen so many young girls thrive to be lean and light when actually it can lead to problems further down the line. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/01/23·56m 36s

Finding Inspiration From Strong Women Professionally and Personally with Jen Beattie

Jen Beattie is a professional footballer who currently plays for Arsenal Women’s team and the winner of the Helen Rollaston award 2021. Jen and Alice discuss how women's football has become more accessible over the past 20 years and how she was inspired by her family to become a professional footballer. Jen also opens up about her battle with breast cancer at the young age of 29 years old. Jen tells us about the importance of leaning on your support network and how they gave her the strength to fight cancer. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/12/22·39m 3s

Living Your Life With Your Passion And Purpose with Vee Kativhu

Vee Kativhu is a YouTuber, author, education activist, BBC teacher, TEDX Speaker and a LinkedIn Changemaker as well as being a graduate from Oxford and Harvard. Vee has received the Diana Award and is the founder of empowered by Vee. She is currently working as One Young Worlds Global Outreach Manager as well as being the UN Girls Up ambassador for Zimbabwe. Vee and Alice discuss the importance of finding that sweet spot of finding your passion and working within it every single day. Vee also opens up about her relationship with her amazing mother, the life lessons working in Mcdonalds taught her and how she deals with tricky situations with a smile on her face. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/12/22·1h 10m

Dealing with a Pandemic & Public Pressure with Professor Devi Sridhar

Professor Devi Sridhar is a public health researcher, author and professor and chair of Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh. She burst onto our screens during the pandemic and became one of the ‘go to’ people when it came to looking for information about tackling the pandemic. Today, Devi and Alice discuss the difficulty that she faced during the pandemic with online trolling and what inspired her to enter this industry in the first place. Devi also opens up with how tricky it can be being a woman in the public health industry and how she has always looked up to women in the industry and encouraged creating networks for women. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/12/22·46m 21s

Finding Your Peace & Purpose with Wendy O’Beirne

Wendy O’Beirne is a life coach who found her way to her career after realising at the age of 32 that she wasn’t feeling fulfilled. In a moment of clarity where everything stopped making sense on how she was living her life, she started again and since then Wendy has been working on self love and self worth. Today, Katie and Alice discuss the importance of boundaries and fulfilment and how it’s okay to have good and bad days. Wendy also explains the importance of taking accountability on ourselves and how to find our purpose is just to live our best lives. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/12/22·1h 5m

Life Without A Filter With Katie Piper OBE

After surviving an acid attack at the young age of 24, Katie Piper is now a thriving author, activist, TV presenter and model who is always advocating for women who have suffered burns and disfigurement injuries. Together, Katie and Alice discuss how Katie fought and overcame her injuries not only physically but how it took a toll on her mentally. Katie opens up to Alice about how she didn’t have a phone or social media for a long time and how she was faced with showing her changed appearance online but now she is proud about how she looks and doesn’t use filters to hide anything.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/11/22·1h 2m

Accepting Our Bodies with Alex Light

After struggling with various eating disorders, Alex Light transformed her beauty and fashion blog into a digital safe space to help others. Together, Alex and Alice chat about their experiences with food, diets and dealing with body image growing up and the outlook on what defines a beautiful body has changed as the years have gone on across the world. Listen by clicking ‘Play’ on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever it is you’re listening now. Make sure to Subscribe or Follow, Rate and Review to help others find the podcast. Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/11/22·52m 35s

Coming Soon: Give Me Strength!

What makes a strong person? Is it how far you can run, how much you can lift or is it how far you’ve come mentally to overcome something?  Each week I will be chatting to extraordinary people about how they live their lives physically and mentally and discuss the importance of resilience and how it’s shaped them into the person they are today.  Together we will discuss the positives of living a stronger life physically and mentally and my aim is to inspire you to do the same.  Welcome to Give Me Strength! Give Me Strength is an Insanity Podcast Production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/11/22·1m 29s

The Practice of Calm, Quiet and Happy with Fearne Cotton

As someone who started her public facing career as a 15 year-old, Fearne Cotton has really grown into her skin over the years; keeping acceptance, kindness and positivity at the top of her priorities. Fearne speaks to Alice about the power of an open mind, her growth and self discovery since she became a mother and how she focuses on the day to day task of being kinder to herself in the pursuit of happiness. They also discuss the topic of strength, specifically with regards to the power breathing can provide during mindful practices such as Yoga. As the author of three self-help books: Calm, Quiet and Happy, and host of the highly successful podcast series Happy Place, Fearne has become an expert in the wellbeing space making this a really thoughtful and inspiring conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/06/21·57m 11s

Strength and Balance with Alesha Dixon

Singer, dancer, Strictly Come Dancing royalty and now business owner - Alesha Dixon joins Alice to talk about what strength means to her. Alesha discusses how exercise has always been a big part of her life, as before she chose a career in the music industry she studied sport at college in order to become a PE teacher. She also mentions how exercise supported her though some of the more difficult times in her life and helped her feel more herself after her two pregnancies. She also discusses her recent wellness venture NobleBlu which is launching in June, and why balance is all part of being strong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/05/21·1h 2m

Rest, Recovery and Pelvic Strength with Dr Amal Hassan

Dr Amal Hassan aka Sport Exercise Doctor on Instagram and cofounder of Umi Health, speaks to Alice about building strength for life through rest, recovery and listening to our bodies. Amal talks about her experience of burnout from overexercising, and how commonplace this is in the fitness world. For Amal, this happened whilst she was training to become a doctor and is one of the reasons why she spends her career spreading the important message of rest and recovery as a sports exercise clinician. Amal also talks about why she co founded Umi Health, as she experienced pelvic floor dysfunction following her pregnancy. She is passionate about supporting women with the knowledge and tools to build core, pelvic floor and functional strength for life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/05/21·53m 32s

Finding fitness that works for you with Dr Zoe Williams

From the Gladiator TV series, to now a media medic and tv presenter, Zoe Williams is an advocate of an active and healthy lifestyle. Alice and Zoe discuss how the last year has impacted movement in a global way, and why it’s so important to encourage, especially, young girls to find a sport they love at an early age. Zoe chats about how she's prioritising a healthy lifestyle whilst being pregnant, and how the last year has impacted her work as a frontline GP worker at NHS Nightingale Hospital.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/05/21·1h 1m

Making Happiness Your Discipline with Ella Mills

Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella, speaks to Alice about the work-life balance she’s cultivated over the years of growing her business with husband Matt, whilst raising her young family. Placing an emphasis on creating discipline in order to be happy, Ella discusses how she had consciously carved out boundaries in her work and private life in order to make this a priority. Whether that’s with the working relationship with her husband, creating purpose with the Deliciously Ella brand, or her daily practice of meditation which allows her to check in with herself every morning. Ella makes the point of bringing all this back to the importance of kindness, especially to ourselves and that we can’t be everything to everyone. This uplifting and motivating conversation is one not to miss! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/04/21·55m 9s

What is Health? With Renee McGregor

What does health actually mean? On today’s episode, Alice speaks to leading sports dietitian, Renee McGregor, about the misleading and damaging narratives the online fitness and health community perpetuates. Together Alice and Renee chat about how multifaceted our approach to health should be; whether that’s what we’re eating, how much we’re moving, how many positive relationships we’re nurturing and the lifestyles we lead in our daily lives - each of these pillars contribute to a holistic indicator of our health. With a firm emphasis on individualised nutrition, this episode touches on a movement away from ‘good’ and ‘bad’ foods, towards looking at health as a standard we create for ourselves in all aspects of our lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/04/21·1h 11m

The Winning Mentality with Michelle Griffith-Robinson

Representing Team GB as a triple jumper at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Michelle Griffith-Robinson went in with a winning attitude: regardless of whether she won a medal or not. In this candid conversation with Alice, Michelle talks about how sport gave her a wealth of mental strength and determination that helped her rise through some of the most challenging times of her life - from the loss of a loved one, to leaving an abusive partner. Now a life coach and mentor for disadvantaged young people, Michele puts compassion and kindness at the heart of her work today. *Trigger warning - mention of abusive relationships in this episode Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/04/21·53m 33s

Strength Through Knowledge with Andy Vincent

This episode sees Alice interviewing her good friend, colleague and mentor, Andy Vincent. A well-known voice in the space and a knowledgeable personal trainer, Andy has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years, so who better to debunk some of the biggest fitness myths around? From weight loss through exercise to the confusion around calories, the real benefits of HIIT to can you really trust the stats on your smartwatch? This episode has all the answers to some of the burning questions of the day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/03/21·1h 17m

Five Steps To Happy with Ella Dove

Ella Dove is commissioning editor for Red, Good Housekeeping, Prima magazine and author of Five Steps To Happy. Today, Ella speaks to Alice about her personal story of trauma - the moment she became an amputee after a freak fall whilst out for a run that cut off blood supply to her leg. Ella talks about the crucial moments she and her sister painfully waited for a passer by to help them call for an ambulance, and how forgiveness has played as big a part in her emotional and physical recovery. As a journalist and now author, Ella talks to Alice about being a force from the inside in changing the narrative around disability in the media. Ella is living proof that there is always positivity in the wake of adversity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/03/21·1h 1m

Finding Stillness When You're Feeling Chaos with Aicha McKenzie

Aicha McKenzie came to managing talent and teaching breath-work in a unique way. As a former child British Commonwealth Rhythmic Gymnast, Aicha learnt early on in her career that the sports industry is high pressured. Whether it was from the toxic daily weigh-ins between her training sessions or the racist comments she subconsciously absorbed when competing, she speaks to Alice about setting out to care for her talent in a holistic way. Whether that’s encouraging an open dialogue on mental health with the people she works with, or to what she’s known most lately for - the use of breath work for greater wellbeing. Aicha explains how the simple act of awareness of the breath, useful exercises and the connection of the breath with movement can help support everyone when they’re in high pressured moments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/03/21·46m 33s

What Are We Waiting For? With Joslyn Thompson Rule

Joslyn Thompson Rule knows a thing or two about fitness. Whether that’s from her seventeen years experience as a personal trainer, to being a Nike Master - she’s an enduring overachiever in the industry. She found her passion for movement after signing up to her University rowing club and after realising the power of her own strength she now wants others to find this in themselves - now mentoring female fitness trainers through her annual Women in Fitness Summit. Alice and Jos speak about how loud the fitness industry is, how to find clarity and clear advice and of course, what it means to be a strong woman. Motivational, honest and an open conversation about fitness industry from one of the best trainers in the UK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/03/21·58m 0s

Finding Your Power with Adrienne Herbert

Adrienne Herbert has many strings to her bow. She's been a West End performer, PT and is currently host of the uplifting and positive conversation that is Power Hour Podcast. Adrienne kicks off this third season of Give Me Strength with a moving account of some of the moments she's used her strength to get her through life. Speaking to Alice about one of the reasons she started Power Hour - Adrienne speaks of her loss from miscarriage and three painful years of IVF treatment, and wanting to use the podcast to give herself a fresh start. Adrienne places a firm emphasis on the positive messaging that she endorses in Power Hour - the importance of self-worth, and how by simply reclaiming an hour for ourselves, we can really transform our day-to-day. Full of ‘lightbulb’ moments in this positive, honest and uplifting conversation - this episode is one not to miss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/03/21·1h 10m

Staying true to yourself with Suranne Jones

This week Alice is joined by acclaimed British actor and producer, Suranne Jones who opens up about how growing up in the North of England shaped her as a person and also her career. Hitting our screens as Karen McDonald in Coronation Street, Suranne talks about her ascent into the limelight and how making the decision to step away from her big break in Corrie affected her and the incredible career that she's forged since. Through some very challenging times in her life and a mental health battle, Suranne reflects on how she made it through and how honesty with yourself is key to it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/04/20·1h 10m

Empowering a generation with Lisa Smosarski

This week Alice talks to editor-in-chief of Stylist Magazine, Lisa Smosarski, about how over the course of ten years she has managed to change the face of feminism in media. From the resistance she faced at the start of her journey to how she's now constantly striving to give women of all backgrounds a platform in order to be seen and heard, this episode takes a look at how the discussion around gender inequality has changed during her time at the helm of Stylist and why the conversation is still so important. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/03/20·1h 8m

Building a stronger, healthier brain with Kimberley Wilson

Kimberley Wilson is an author, a Chartered Psychologist and a Governor of the Tavistock & Portman NHS Mental Health Trust. In this episode, Kimberley talks to Alice about the incredible and complex organ that is our brain, how it's possible to maintain a healthy brain, what we can do to improve our brain health and why all of this matters. From anxiety to dementia, this episode explores just how important our brain functions truly are. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/03/20·1h 1m

Building mental resilience with Poorna Bell

Poorna Bell is a best-selling author, award winning journalist and keen weightlifter. In this episode, she talks to Alice about some of the hardest moments in her life that have forged her resilience. From moving to England from India as a young child and dealing with racial intolerance through to the tragic suicide of her late husband, Rob; Poorna shares insight on what's led her to where she is now and how she found her inner strength through weightlifting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/03/20·1h 1m

Steps to a stronger pelvis with Helen Keeble

This week we are turning inwards and focussing on a different type of internal strength - your pelvis. Whether it's improving your sex life, keeping you upright or ensuring all your internal organs are where they're meant to be - put simply, a strong pelvic floor is good news! This week's guest Helen Keeble, a physiotherapist and leading specialist in pelvic health, talks us through this vital and often overlooked area of our bodies, sharing some home-truths on why it's so important. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/02/20·1h 1m

Defying all the odds with Josh Lewellyn-Jones

Josh Lewellyn-Jones was born with cystic fibrosis and as a child was given the life expectancy of just thirty years old. He talks to Alice about how he hasn't let this define him and how now, aged 32, has defied the doctors and spent his life dedicated to raising awareness of the condition by undertaking monumental physical challenges to raise money for the cause as well as setting up CF Warriors to provide a community for young people with cystic fibrosis for which he earned an OBE. For more information, please visit: www.cfwarriors.org.uk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/02/20·1h 5m

Knowledge being the key to empowerment with Anita Mitra aka The Gynae Geek

In this special live recording of Give Me Strength, Alice talks to Anita Mitra; also known as the Gynae Geek. Anita is an NHS Doctor working within obstetrics and gynaecology and is an outspoken pioneer of everything relating to women's health. In this episode Anita speaks about her career so far, debunking some medical myths along the way and through her insight shows us how we can all be that bit more empowered with some knowledge behind us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/02/20·43m 52s

Self compassion being the biggest healer with Charlie Barker

When life throws unexpected challenges at you, it’s hard to know how you’d react. Our guest today is someone who’s had some of the worst that life can challenge you with, from cancer diagnoses to multiple miscarriages, but along the way has found the strength and courage to overcome each of these in her own unique way. A close friend of Alice's, Charlie Barker is a pre and post natal personal trainer, an ex GB gymnastics champion and the founder of hugely successful company Bumps & Burpees, Charlie talks about the positivity, strength and gratitude she found during the hurdles she has had to overcome. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/02/20·1h 2m

Finding power in the face of tragedy with Henry Fraser

This week, Alice is joined by guest Henry Fraser who bravely shares how his life was changed forever after a freak accident in 2009 left him paralysed from the shoulders down, ending his dream of becoming a rugby player. Henry talks about his desire to use his platform to inspire others to shift their mindset by practising gratitude everyday and shares how he expressed his pain through mouth art as well as his book, which won him many celebrity endorsements, including JK Rowling. Visit Henry's website at: http://www.henryfraser.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/01/20·59m 47s

Paving the way for female boxers with Nicola Adams

Kicking off the second series of Give Me Strength will be former British boxer and double Olympic champion Nicola Adams who hung up her gloves in November last year, retiring as an undefeated world champion. Fighting against cuts to funding and backlash in the media, Nicola shares the immense responsibility she felt to pave the way for fellow women in boxing, as well as the strength in a winning mentality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/01/20·46m 55s

Give Me Strength Season 2 - Coming Soon

What makes a strong person to you? Bestselling author and personal trainer Alice Liveing interviews extraordinary people about the importance of building mental and physical resilience and how this can empower us to live happier, stronger lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/01/20·1m 47s

Dreaming big with Kelly Holmes

As a double Olympic gold medalist, Dame Kelly Holmes’ story still continues to capture the hearts of the nation. But what did it really take for Kelly to succeed? In this season finale, Kelly talks to Alice about her most incredible achievements during a time when her mental health was at its lowest. Kelly speaks out about building her mental strength and how her dream to become the best athlete in the world probably saved her life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/06/19·53m 51s

Making the impossible, possible with Sophie Butler.

With a personal mantra of ‘let’s make the impossible, possible’, Sophie is a T10 spinal cord injury survivor who has documented her recovery process through social media. As Gymshark's first ever disabled affiliate and a recent winner of the Cosmopolitan Fitness Influencer of the Year Award, Sophie is a massive advocate of visibility and ableism. In this episode, Sophie talks to Alice about her journey of extreme hardship, strength and resilience as she shares the story of her accident and how reigniting her passion for the gym ultimately reignited her passion for life as a whole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/06/19·59m 44s

Empowering female voices in sport with Gabby Logan

With sport in her veins, Gabby Logan is undoubtedly one of the most influential names out there when it comes to women in sport. With a career that begun in competitive, rhythmic gymnastics and has since evolved into an extensive broadcasting portfolio including the London Marathon, The Invictus Games, 2012 Olympics, Match of the Day... the list goes on! Alice and Gabby cover everything from Gabby's young dreams of being a tennis player to the value of sports in schools as well as Gabby’s ambition for move coverage of women in sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/06/19·1h

Leading by example with Claire Sanderson

In this week's episode, we hear from Claire Sanderson whose impressive 20 year career in national media titles has brought her to the role as Editor-in-Chief of Women's Health magazine. Leading by example, Claire bravely speaks out about her ongoing mental health challenges, as well as the positive media shift in language around visibility and diversity in the health and fitness industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/05/19·59m 2s

Exercising for mental gains with Bryony Gordon

Following Mental Health Awareness Week, Alice chats to mental health campaigner, journalist and bestselling author Bryony Gordon about her marathon journey which paved the way to sobriety. Bryony opens up about past struggles, why she believes that exercise should be about gains over losses, as well as the inspirations behind her latest book 'You Got This: A Fabulously Fearless Guide to Being YOU' written to empower young teens. This episode acts as a reminder of the incredible healing powers of exercise which extends far beyond the physical. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/05/19·46m 27s

A story of resilience and survival with Martine Wright MBE

Martine Wright, MBE is a British sitting volleyball player who lost both her legs in the 7/7 London bombings in 2005. In this extended episode, we discover the healing and transformative influence sport had in Martine's life, how she draws strength from the memory of the 52 lives lost in the attack, and how her journey to the 2012 Paralympics has instilled in her a belief like no other. From the liberation she feels on the court, to the wonder of flying solo, Martine Wright is a force to be reckoned with. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/05/19·1h 10m

Medals and motherhood with Olympian Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

Often referred to as the 'Queen of the Heptathlon’ Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, three-time world champion and 2010 European champion. Together Jessica and Alice talk about her ascent to the top of the podium, as well as how she battled through injury and came back stronger than ever before. Jessica also shares how her own experience with training whilst pregnant has led to the launch of her latest project - the creation of a brand new app, Jennis, which is designed to help pre and postnatal mothers train effectively in the comfort of their own home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/05/19·48m 40s

Finding confidence in moving beyond body ideals with Tally Rye

Tally Rye is a personal trainer, founder of Best Me Retreat Series, co-founder of Girl Games, and co-host of the Fit and Fearless podcast. In this refreshingly honest interview, Tally chats frankly to Alice about how her own relationship with exercise has evolved over the years, and how letting go of previous restrictive habits has opened her up to a world of confidence, truth and strength. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/05/19·43m 7s

Going for gold and increasing visibility for women in sport with Jade Clarke

This week Alice interviews top netball player and Commonwealth gold medalist Jade Clarke about her ascent to netball stardom. As the most capped English player of all time, Jade shares her journey to success, as well as her passion for promoting and celebrating female achievements in sport. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/04/19·49m 22s

Challenging gender stereotypes in sport and finding strength in adversity with Cathy Brown

Alice talks with coach and long time friend Cathy Brown who paved the way for women in boxing throughout her 10 year professional career. As the second woman to receive a boxing licence in the UK, Cathy discusses how her deep connection to the sport has pulled her through some serious trauma and shares why staying true to her ‘why’ has been integral in the face of adversity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/04/19·40m 58s

Making history and raising your voice with Asma Elbadawi

Asma Elbadawi, celebrated basketball player and coach, shares how we can be the change we want to see in our lives. From successfully campaigning to lift the hijab ban in pro basketball to using spoken poems to find her voice, this is a story of fearlessly speaking the truth and empowering others to do the same. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/04/19·52m 26s

Give Me Strength with Alice Liveing

What makes a strong person to you? Bestselling author and personal trainer Alice Liveing interviews extraordinary women about the importance of building mental and physical resilience and how this can empower us to live happier, stronger lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/04/19·1m 32s
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