10 podcasts guaranteed to motivate you

Sometimes you need an extra push to keep you going through the long working day. This is where podcasts can be your saving grace. Check out this selection of podcasts that will be able to help you get motivated through the most draining of the days.

for careers

Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat is hosted by Bruce Daisley, the European Vice President of Twitter and talks about best practices in the workplace to make for a more productive team. Whether it’s management or prioritizing tasks, each week Bruce focuses on a new topic to help the listeners become more effective workers.

How I Built This is a podcast that talks about how huge businesses have got to where they are. The host, Raz, speaks to a different entrepreneur each week and learns how different companies have grown – great for those budding CEOs!

Conversations of Inspiration is hosted by the founder of notonthehighstreet.com and Holly&Co, Holly Tucker. She hosts weekly interviews with entrepreneurs and talks about the highs or lows of their businesses. Specialising in promoting small businesses, when you hear about how Joe Wicks used to cycle an hour each morning to run boot camps no one attended, you will realise that ambition is worth it.

for Self-love

Happy Place features Fearne Cotton talking to the most inspirational and topical celebrities, talking about their highs and lows as well as their own techniques to stay motivated and keep on track. 

The Adam Buxton Podcast is like Happy Place. Adam Buxton has informal chats with well-known people. Recent guests include Louis Theroux, Edgar Wright and Johnny Marr. Be entertained. 

Positively Selfish talks about self-positivity and how to have a healthy mindset. Hosted by Robyn Lee of Freedom Nutrition, topics range from body image to unhealthy relationships.

For physical health

The Health Code is run by the blogger and YouTuber known as Sarah’s Day and her husband, Kurt. From a more holistic perspective, this podcast scopes over the highs and lows of everyday life and also contains in-depth interviews with well-known fitness and health influencers.

Mo Joe follows TV presenter and journalist, George Lamb, through his training for the London Marathon. With the one and only Mo Farah as his running mentor and Lean in Fifteen Body Coach, Joe Wicks sorting out his nutrition needs. Honest and relatable, it makes you realise that everyone has to start from somewhere. 

Ben Coomber Radio is a podcast run by Ben Coomber (surprise), a number 1 fitness and nutrition blogger and influencer. Coomber talks about his journey from obesity to health and the battles he faced and still faces now. With regular inputs from various other specialities in the field, this is a great podcast for those who find it hard to stay on track with workout plans or diets. 

On Air With Ella is again, a podcast focused around fitness and nutrition, but Ella manages to put a relatable air to it – like, honestly real advice for people who want to be fit/healthy and have a social life. All backed up with scientific research!

Those are a few there… have a listen and let me know what you think in the comments below! Also if you have any more and wanna share them I always need some new listening material.

Imogen Byers

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