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Give Me Strength with Alice Liveing

English, Personal health, 4 seasons, 148 episodes, 4 days, 19 hours, 11 minutes
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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_ or her website www.alice-liveing.co.uk
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"But what if it rains?!" A wedding 101 with Alice Wilkes

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. Alice's new book 'Give Me Strength' is out 4th July. Pre-order it here. If you loved Alice Wilkes as much as we did, you can follow her on Instagram @AliceWilkes_Design To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at [email protected] 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
6/20/202443 minutes, 53 seconds
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"I didn't have a breakdown, I had a breakthrough..." with Editor At Large of HELLO! Magazine & Author Rosie Nixon

Rosie Nixon is the Editor at Large of HELLO! Magazine and an author. In this episode, Rosie discusses her extensive career in journalism, including 16 years at HELLO! Magazine, where she was Editor in Chief and Creative Brand Ambassador. She recalls her early days working in children's book publishing and teen magazines, her journey through titles such as Glamour, Grazia and Barbie, and her eventual move to HELLO! Rosie provides insights into the workings of celebrity magazine deals and recounts memorable experiences like attending showbiz weddings and the Oscars. She also talks about her decision to transition away from HELLO! and her battle with burnout, and her new ventures, including coaching, writing, and launching reinvention retreats for midlife women. To find out more about Rosie and her books, you can visit her website here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
6/18/202451 minutes, 20 seconds
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“You’ve got to play the long game when it comes to posture…”

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. Alice's new book 'Give Me Strength' is out 4th July. Pre-order it here. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at [email protected] 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
6/13/202424 minutes, 37 seconds
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"Your thoughts are not facts..." with Neuroscientist and Neurology Doctor Faye Begeti

This week, Alice welcomes Dr. Faye Begeti who is an esteemed neurology doctor and neuroscientist, to discuss the complexities of the brain. In this episode, Faye shares her journey in medical school at the University of Cambridge to becoming a specialist in neurology, driven by her fascination with the brain. Alice and Faye delve into brain function, emotional regulation, the impact of genetics and environment on mental health, practical tips to support brain health, and the dual nature of technology and social media on our mental well-being. Faye also highlights the importance of sleep, non-sleep deep rest, and the role of social connections in maintaining cognitive health. You can buy Dr Faye Begeti's book 'The Phone Fix,' a brain-based guide to healthy digital habits here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
6/11/202453 minutes, 22 seconds
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"I had a dessert and she didn't..."

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. Alice's new book 'Give Me Strength' is out 4th July. Pre-order it here. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at [email protected] 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
6/6/202425 minutes, 10 seconds
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A Nutrition Deep Dive with Rhiannon Lambert

Rhiannon Lambert is a nutritionist, founder of Rhitrition Health & Nutrition Clinic and author. In this episode, they discuss Rhiannon's journey from a career in music to becoming a leading figure in the nutrition field, her establishment of the Rhitrition Clinic and the supplement line Rhitrition+, and the importance of evidence-based nutrition advice. Alice and Rhiannon touch on the everchanging landscape of nutritional science, the rise of misinformation and unregulated advice online, and the core components of a healthy diet. Rhiannon emphasises the importance of plant-based nutrition, the risks associated with ultra-processed foods, and the benefits of consuming omega-3 fatty acids. Rhiannon's upcoming book 'The Science of Plant-Based Nutrition' can be purchased here. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
6/4/202454 minutes, 17 seconds
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What I'm Doing To Avoid The Wedding Blues

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. Alice's new book 'Give Me Strength' is out 4th July. Pre-order it here. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at [email protected] 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
5/30/202422 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Self Love Revolution with Lu Featherstone

Lu Featherstone is the life-affirming force behind The Self Love Revolution an online movement and brand-new podcast. Episodes of the pod will delve into bold topics Lou sees as vital for living a fulfilling live – from not dying without an orgasm, to “wearing what the f*** you want” and setting boundaries, Lou and a host of expert guests (including Davina McCall) will offer no-nonsense advice, tips and tricks to help women navigate life. On top of The Self Love Revolution, Lu has faced numerous challenges, including a shopping addiction that plunged her family into debt. She discusses the expectations and pressures of her upbringing, her rebellious phase, and her various career experiences around the world. Lu talks about her search for identity, struggles with postnatal depression, and her transformative move to America. She ultimately finds her calling in empowering women and embracing the journey rather than the destination. Join us as Lu shares her inspiring story of resilience, self-discovery, and empowerment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/28/202455 minutes, 57 seconds
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Exercising For Sanity Not Vanity with Lavina Mehta

This week, Alice speaks to the inspiring Lavina Mehta. Lavina is a personal trainer, charity advocate, and author. In this episode, she shares her late start into fitness and how strength training transformed her mental and physical health. She discusses the concept of 'exercise snacking,' a flexible approach to incorporating short, intense bursts of physical activity into daily routines, and its benefits for managing chronic diseases, enhancing mood, and supporting overall health. Lavina also addresses the lack of representation and cultural barriers in fitness for the South Asian community and offers practical tips to make exercise more accessible. Furthermore, she candidly opens up about her experience with perimenopause and how exercise plays a crucial role in managing symptoms. Lavina's new book The Feel Good Fix is out 30th May. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
5/21/202449 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ask Alice: What's Your New Book 'Give Me Strength' About?

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. Alice's new book 'Give Me Strength' is out 4th July. Pre-order it here. To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at [email protected] 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
5/16/20247 minutes, 8 seconds
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Harnessing Hormones, Navigating Menstrual Health and Becoming 'Powerful' with Maisie Hill

In this week's episode, Alice is joined by Maisie Hill, a renowned menstrual health expert, about her journey into specialising in menstrual health, driven by her personal experience with painful periods. Maisie is author of 'Period Power' and 'Perimenopause Power' and now her latest book 'Powerful.' In this episode, Maisie discusses the importance of understanding and working with one's menstrual cycle for overall well-being. She shares insights on alternative treatments for period pain, the impact of lifestyle factors on menstrual health, and the significance of tracking one's cycle. Additionally, Maisie touches on her newest book 'Powerful,' which delves into stress responses and life coaching techniques for self-empowerment. Maisie's latest book 'Powerful' is out now! We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
5/14/202449 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ask Alice: Are There Any Exercises You Don’t Recommend?

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 [email protected] 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
5/10/202419 minutes, 13 seconds
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Exercise and the Brain: A Deep Dive with Dr. Brendon Stubbs

This week, Alice is joined by Dr. Brendon Stubbs, a leading scientist in mental health and neuroscience. This episode features a deep dive into the connection between exercise and mental health with Dr. Brendon where he shares insights from his extensive research, including the preventative and therapeutic effects of physical activity on mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia. The discussion covers the neurobiological mechanisms underlying these benefits, the importance of balancing exercise intensity and enjoyment for sustainability, and emerging concerns such as the increase in sedentary behaviours among younger generations. The conversation also touches on personal experiences with mental health and the significance of a holistic approach that includes movement, diet, sleep, and mindfulness. Additionally, Dr. Brendon highlights the need for implementing evidence-based practices to make a real-world impact, moving beyond academic research to practical applications. Follow @DrBrendonStubbs on Instagram! We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
5/7/202449 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ask Alice: Are You Ready To Have Children?

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 [email protected] 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
5/2/202415 minutes, 51 seconds
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Redefining Health, Happiness and Nutrition with Emily English

Emily English is a renowned nutritionist with over 1 million Instagram followers. In this episode, Emily shares her journey from a complicated relationship with food in the fashion world that led her to become a passionate and educated advocate for mindful nutrition. Drawing on her experience of being a model for ASOS to facing pressure to lose weight led to the pivotal moment that shifted Emily’s relationship with food and the science that comes with nutrition. Emily's academic background from King's College London and her emphasis on a realistic, inclusive and fun approach to nutrition are what make her so popular across social media where her fun recipes are shared daily. Alice and Emily discuss the importance of gut health, myths around intuitive eating, and how we should be 'eating the rainbow.' Emily's new book 'So Good' is out May 9th 2024. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
4/30/202440 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ask Alice: How Did You Overcome Binge Eating?

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4/25/202426 minutes, 3 seconds
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Squashing Myths About Women's Boxing & Overcoming The Gender Gap Within Boxing Culture Chantelle Cameron

This week Alice chats to Chantelle Cameron who is an English professional boxer and former World Champion in 2x weight classes. In this episode Chantelle discusses her transition from Kickboxing and Thai boxing to becoming a World Champion in boxing, facing gender discrimination within the sport, and the importance of respect and teamwork between a boxer and their coach. She also shares her experience with the business side of boxing, including the challenges of fight negotiations. Additionally, Chantelle expresses her ambitions beyond her boxing career, including opening her own gym to foster new talent and her desire to support domestic abuse survivors. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
4/23/202450 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ask Alice : How Do I Become A Good PT?

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 [email protected] 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
4/18/202422 minutes, 59 seconds
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Making The Leap From Modelling to The Hike Life with Roz Purcell

Roz Purcell is a former Irish model, charity worker, author and former beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Universe Ireland 2010 and represented Ireland at Miss Universe 2010. Since leaving the modelling world to endeavour on Natural Born Feeder and The Hike Life, Roz has gained an incredible social following, sharing her content about the beautiful hikes that can be discovered in Ireland. In this episode, Roz and Alice discuss how Roz overcame her eating disorder that she was praised for having when she was a model and how her sister sadly being diagnosed with cancer put everything into perspective. To find out more about Roz you can follow her on Instagram @rozannapurcell. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
4/16/202452 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ask Alice: What Are Your Tips For Warming Up And Cooling Down?

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 [email protected] 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
4/11/202421 minutes, 33 seconds
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Finding Community, Passion & Love In Boxing with George Veness The Founder Of JAB Boxing

George Veness is the founder of 'JAB' a boxing gym based in London. George has been boxing since he was 6 years old and represented England a dozen times and eventually turned from gighting, to Coaching Amateurs. George’s talents were soon picked up amongst London’s elite and well known celebrity circles, fast making him one of London’s most in-demand trainers. Since then, George’s mission has been to build a Community inspired by the world of Boxing. Through the pure love of the sport he grew up on. In this episode, George and Alice discuss how George found his love for boxing, what inspired him to create JAB, the importance of having people skills and how he uses affirmations to inspire him to live his life to the fullest. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
4/9/202449 minutes, 47 seconds
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Ask Alice: How Can I Get Out Of A Slump?

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 [email protected] 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
4/4/202425 minutes, 27 seconds
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Empowering Fashion & Sustainability Through By Rotation with Eshita Kabra Davies

On this weeks episode, Alice is joined by Eshita Kabra-Davies, CEO of By Rotation, discussing the journey of founding the world's largest shared wardrobe platform. Originating from a personal desire for a sustainable fashion option during her honeymoon, the app has grown into a social network facilitating peer-to-peer premium lifestyle item rentals. Eshita emphasises the environmental motivations behind By Rotation, aiming to reduce textile waste and make sustainable fashion accessible. Despite challenges in venture funding, particularly for women of colour founders, By Rotation has successfully expanded into the U.S. and aims for a global presence. Eshita also discusses her efforts against investment disparity in gender, the platform's community-driven approach, and the impact of By Rotation on redefining consumption habits towards a more sustainable future. To find out more about Eshita and By Rotation you can follow her on Instagram @arentyoueshita and @byrotation. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
4/2/202441 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ask Alice: What Can I Expect From The Give Me Strength App?

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 [email protected] 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
3/29/202416 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Skin Deep Dive: Expert Advice from Dr. Anjali Mahto

You guys loved the skincare episode we did with Anjali Mahto last year so we have got her back on the podcast. In this episode, Anjali and Alice explore the multifactorial nature of acne, the impact of genetics, hormones, and lifestyle on skin health, and debunk common myths surrounding diet and skin conditions. Anjali emphasises the importance of a simple, yet effective skincare routine, highlighting the role of ingredients like benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and retinoids. Anjali then delves into the effectiveness of collagen supplements, medical-grade skincare, and the impact of exercise on skin. To find out more about Dr Anjali and her clinic, you can visit her website. We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
3/27/202451 minutes, 59 seconds
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Ask Alice: What Order Should I Do Exercises In?

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 [email protected] 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
3/22/202420 minutes, 43 seconds
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Sourcing Strength In Vulnerability: Leanne Hainsby’s Courageous Journey Through Cancer and Loss

This week Alice welcomes the inspirational Leanne Hainsby, a former professional dancer turned Peloton instructor. Leanne shares her life's journey, starting from her early days of dancing, her successful career, and her transition into the fitness industry with Peloton. Later in the episode, Alice and Leanne discuss the challenges that Leanne has recently faced in her personal life, including her profound grief over the sudden loss of her best friend, Danielle and her own battle with breast cancer. Leanne candidly talks about the impact of these events on her life, how they changed her perspective, and helped her find greater appreciation for simple joys and the importance of being fit for life. Through her story, Leanne aims to inspire listeners to embrace resilience, understand the importance of health, and appreciate the small wins in life. If you loved Leanne as much as we do, you can follow her on Instagram @LeanneHainsby We would love hear from YOU! Email us at [email protected] 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
3/20/202444 minutes, 10 seconds
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Ask Alice: How Can I Become A Morning Person?

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 [email protected] 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
3/15/202427 minutes, 16 seconds
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Finding Strength In Running with Emma Kirk Odanubi

In this podcast episode Alice chats to Emma Kirk Odanubi - a renowned running coach, personal trainer and sports scientist with a specialty in biomechanics and running footwear. Emma's journey into running which began from a need for a coping mechanism after the loss of her dad, has now grown into a phenomenal career teaching others how to start, advance, and sustain their running careers in the healthiest way possible. Emma also touches on a fundraising challenge she's embarking on to raise money for brain tumour research. Emma Kirk-Odunubi is also supporting Threshold Sport’s Ultra 50:50 campaign, aiming for gender parity on the start line of their trail ultra-marathon events, including Race to the King and Race to the Stones.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/13/202449 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ask Alice: Wedding Update!

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 check out Alice's wedding celebrant Nat, her Instagram handle is @natraybouldweds To send in your questions you can do this via Instagram DM to @AliceLiveing or email us at [email protected] 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
3/8/202420 minutes, 54 seconds
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Breaking Barriers and Empowering Women with Nafisa Bakkar

In this special episode for International Women's Day, Alice interviews Nafisa Bakkar, an influential figure and entrepreneur working to create significant change for women in business. As co-founder and CEO of Amalia, a leading platform for Muslim women in the UK, Nafisa shares her experience from her journey to success, highlights on the importance of diversity, her inspirations, struggles, and her unique take on balancing work and personal life. You can purchase Nafisa's book here. 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 [email protected] 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
3/6/202451 minutes, 28 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
3/1/202430 minutes, 54 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
2/28/202454 minutes, 19 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
2/23/202425 minutes, 52 seconds
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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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/21/202447 minutes, 12 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
2/16/202434 minutes, 8 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
2/14/202449 minutes, 18 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
2/9/202426 minutes, 1 second
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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 [email protected] 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
2/7/202442 minutes, 16 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
2/2/202428 minutes, 47 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/31/202458 minutes, 10 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/26/202431 minutes, 6 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/24/20241 hour, 43 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/19/202423 minutes, 13 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/17/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 37 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/12/202424 minutes, 24 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/10/202456 minutes, 32 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/5/20245 minutes, 5 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
1/3/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 13 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
12/20/202349 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ask Alice: How Do I Deal With My Difficult Family Dynamic At Christmas?

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 [email protected] 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
12/15/202328 minutes, 27 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
12/13/20231 hour, 1 minute, 40 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
12/8/202324 minutes, 47 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
12/6/202348 minutes, 15 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
12/1/202322 minutes, 48 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/29/202345 minutes, 28 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/24/202319 minutes, 17 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/22/202342 minutes, 24 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/17/202317 minutes, 1 second
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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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/15/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 37 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/10/20238 minutes, 50 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/8/202355 minutes, 19 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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
11/1/202341 minutes, 25 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/24/20231 hour, 50 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/17/202335 minutes, 48 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/202347 minutes, 17 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/3/20231 hour, 1 minute, 37 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/26/202350 minutes, 3 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/19/20231 hour
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/12/202345 minutes, 10 seconds
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How Breathwork Can Impact How We Feel with Ellie Taylor

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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/5/202341 minutes, 5 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/29/202345 minutes, 47 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/22/202345 minutes, 55 seconds
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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 [email protected] 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/15/202337 minutes, 38 seconds
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/8/202349 minutes, 45 seconds
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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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/1/202341 minutes, 14 seconds
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/25/202355 minutes, 33 seconds
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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/  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/18/202348 minutes, 10 seconds
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Reclaiming & Loving 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/11/202335 minutes, 49 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/4/202354 minutes, 42 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/27/202338 minutes, 52 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/20/202355 minutes, 12 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/13/202352 minutes, 30 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/6/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 6 seconds
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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. 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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/30/202355 minutes, 49 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/202352 minutes, 23 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/16/202357 minutes, 23 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/202352 minutes, 55 seconds
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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) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/202357 minutes, 8 seconds
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/26/202359 minutes, 25 seconds
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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/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/19/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 14 seconds
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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/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/12/202345 minutes, 9 seconds
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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/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/5/202354 minutes, 54 seconds
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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 get's to bottoms of myths on things like whether some people are just susceptible to getting certain illness' 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 todays episode head to Dr Jenna Macciochi's website: https://www.drjennamacciochi.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/29/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 12 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/22/202355 minutes, 54 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/15/202336 minutes, 53 seconds
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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/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/8/202358 minutes, 46 seconds
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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) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/1/202340 minutes, 23 seconds
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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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/22/202359 minutes, 27 seconds
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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 megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/15/202350 minutes, 46 seconds