You’d be hard-pressed to find a faster-moving industry than the fitness world. Seemingly every week, a new fitness trend, technique or technology emerges that promises to take our workouts to the next level. Fitness podcasts are undoubtedly one of the best ways to keep up with the latest innovations, giving you direct access to some of the world’s leading fitness experts at the click of a button.
Not only that, but they’re the perfect quick pick-me-up when you’re in need of a quick motivation boost to get you to the gym! Whether you’re in need of inspiration, information or a bit of both, these are the 7 best fitness podcasts to listen to in 2019.
Let’s be honest, we all love to have a stickybeak into the health and fitness routines of entrepreneurs, influencers and models. Best friends Amy and Madelyn allow us to do just that with the Healthy Hustlers podcast. They’ve interviewed everyone from Kayla Itsines and the BUF Girls to Jess Sepel and Lola Berry about how they stay fit and healthy while kicking serious career goals.
Check out The Healthy Hustlers.
The BodyLove Project isn’t a traditional fitness podcast in the sense that it covers workout tips and trends. Rather, host Jessi Haggerty, a nutritionist and PT, is all about promoting body confidence in the health and fitness industry. Jessi goes deep with her guests on topics like loving your body at any stage of your fitness journey to how we can make gyms a more inclusive place.
Check out The BodyLove Project.
Okay, so we’ve mentioned YouTuber Sarah’s Day’s The Health Code before. But as one of Australia’s top health and fitness podcasts, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to mention it again here! Sarah and her partner Kurt hit the perfect balance between banter and education as they discuss everything from their favourite workout moves to their top tips for getting abs.
Check out The Health Code.
If you’re ready to skip the fitness pseudoscience and get some shiny, hard facts, this is the podcast for you. Dr. Rhonda Patrick delves deeps into the science of topics like intermittent fasting, athletic performance and amino acids, making them digestible and easy to understand. It’s not the type of podcast you listen to in the background while doing other things, but it is super fascinating.
Check out Found My Fitness.
If your fitness goal for 2019 is to become a runner, this podcast is a must-listen. Host Matt Chittin chats to dedicated runners (both hobby and professional) about how they get the most of their runs, their top tips for crossing that finish line and so much more. It’s hard not to feel motivated to lace up your running shoes after listening to this one!
Check out Rambling Runner.
With bite-sized, 20-minute episodes, this podcast by SHAPE magazine is the easiest way to keep up with the latest fitness tips and trends. Whether you’re looking to train for a marathon, stay healthy while you travel or set better fitness goals, there’s truly something for everyone. The guests are excellent too, ranging from fitness influencers to scientists and personal trainers.
Check out 20 Minute Fitness.
With access to many of the world’s biggest athletes and health experts, Nike is in a pretty unique position to create a world-class fitness podcast. They’ve done just that with Trained—a podcast that explores the cutting-edge of holistic fitness to help you get more out of your workouts.
Check out TRAINED.