Her Spirit Podcast

Her Spirit Podcast

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BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson host series 2 of the Her Spirit podcasts. Our mission to inspire women everywhere to live a healthier, happier life. In these podcasts you will hear from phenomenal women…


Jodie Stimpson is double Commonwealth Champion and Great Britain triathlete. She talks about her ongoing relationship with food and body confidence, her love of triathlon and the recent loss of her dad Ian.
May 26 • 60 min
In this twelfth episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Commonwealth Champion and GB triathlete Jodie Stimpson.Jodie achieved double Commonwealth gold at…
BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty talks about her love of golf, tackling swimming, her life with sport and her competitive nature. She knows how being active is so important for her mental and physical health.
May 19 • 59 min
In this eleventh episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to BBC Breakfast Naga Munchetty.Naga Munchetty is a journalist and presenter on BBC Breakfast, the…
Sophie Radcliffe talks about her passion for adventure . The night before she decided to quit her job at the age of 27 at a tech start up, a friend said to her: “A ship in a harbour is safe, but that’s not what the ship was built for. Go Sailing.”
May 12 • 48 min
In this tenth episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Endurance athlete, blogger and speaker Sophie Radcliffe.She is the only person in history to have…
Lynda Thomas, Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support talks about her passion for running, missing watching her Mighty Arsenal and overcoming life obstacles.
May 5 • 49 min
In this ninth episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support Lynda Thomas.After starting a family at twenty-eight, she…
Helen Jenkins MBE is two-time triathlon world champion (2008 & 2011) and three time Olympian. She loves life as a mum of two, wife to Marc and having a real balance in life. She know being outdoors make her feel alive and a better me.
Apr 28 • 50 min
In this eighth episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Helen Jenkins MBE.Helen is two-time triathlon world champion (2008 & 2011), one of Britain’s…
Dame Sarah Storey has won fourteen Paralympic gold medals, which makes her the most successful female British Paralympian of all time. She talks her life as a Paralympian, being a mum of two, her job as the Active Travel Commissioner for the…
Apr 21 • 53 min
In this seventh episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Dame Sarah Storey.Sarah has competed in 7 Paralympic Games (3 in cycling as Sarah was previously a…
GP and women’s health expert Dr. Nighat Arif talks all things women’s health and menopause. Her love of netball and being a goal attack and lack of encouragement from her family to carry on being active.
Apr 17 • 37 min
In this six episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Dr. Nighat Arif.Dr Nighat is a family GP specialising in women’s health and family planning. She is…
Rev. Kate Bottley talks openly about life, and knowing that you are tougher than you ever think you are. She loves the feeling of being stronger, fitter and being able to achieve things you never thought possible.
Apr 15 • 52 min
In this fifth episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Rev. Kate Bottley.In 2012 Kate was part of a wedding flashmob video which went viral with over 7…
Editor-in-Chief at Style Magazine Lorraine Candy talks about life at home during COVID19 with her 4 children and home schooling, and her love of open water swimming.
Apr 8 • 50 min
In this fourth episode of the season of the Her Spirit podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Lorraine Candy.Lorraine is the Editor-in-Chief at Style Magazine. She joined from Elle UK, where she…
Writer and broadcaster Eleanor Mills talks about her life in journalism and her love of open water swimming.
Apr 4 • 38 min
In this third episode of season two of the Her Spirit Podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Eleanor Mills.Eleanor spent 22 years with the Times Newspapers and is Chair of Women in Journalism….
Deborah James on surviving stage 4 cancer and the power of physical activity. With special guest 13 x Ironman Champion and oncology Doctor Lucy Gossage
Apr 1 • 54 min
In this the second episode of season two of the Her Spirit Podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to Deborah James and Lucy Gossage. Deborah James AKA Bowel Babe is a former head teacher, cancer…
Season 2: Trust me I’m a Doctor, Zoe Williams talks coronavirus, self isolation and staying fit and well
Mar 25 • 49 min
In this first episode of season two of the Her Spirit Podcast BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and BBC Triathlon presenter Annie Emmerson talk to the BBC’s Trust me I’m a Doctor, Dr Zoe Williams. Please note this podcast was recorded on Friday…
Toni Wood - Marketing Academy fellow and one of the UK’s leading retail marketeers on her career to date
Oct 29, 2019 • 34 min
Toni Wood - Marketing Academy fellow and UK’s leading retail marketeers on her career to date. She talks about how you have to believe in the art of the possible.
Annie Emmerson - Former elite triathlete, coach and BBC broadcaster on always believing that something amazing is always around the corner
Oct 18, 2019 • 43 min
Annie Emmerson - Triathlete, coach and BBC broadcaster on why you need to find why you enjoy doing
Melanie Marshall - Olympic Swimmer and Coach to Adam Peaty on why female coaches bring a different and important dynamic.
Sep 19, 2019 • 29 min
Melanie Marshall - Olympic Swimmer and Coach to Adam Peaty on why female coaches bring a different and important dynamic.
Susan Hallam MBE Founder of Hallam Internet - Why saying YES to anything opens opportunities
Aug 19, 2019 • 39 min
Susan Hallam MBE Susan shares her views on how she stays resilient, how to celebrate the small steps you achieve, her love of the outdoors.
ParalympicsGB Track and Field Head Coach Paula Dunn - Being the best version of you and only you
Aug 5, 2019 • 31 min
Paula Dunn MBE ‘Being the best version of you and only you’
Four-time Olympic Medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE “I have learnt I need to look after myself. Exercise and a healthy lifestyle is so important. It makes me a better parent.”
Jul 24, 2019 • 25 min
Rebecca Adlington OBE “I have never met a women who isn’t insure about something”
True Story’s Jayne Mayled “There is more than one way to live”
Jul 17, 2019 • 30 min
Jayne Mayled on why the diet and fitness industry isn’t creating solutions that work for people long term.