Whether you鈥檙e trying to take more聽steps, max out your ClassPass membership with majorly helpful insider hacks or eat better by bringing healthy lunches to work, a lack of motivation is bound to happen. So what鈥檚 a girl to do when it鈥檚 a struggle to summon some willpower? Phone a friend, turn to YouTube or crank up a podcast. They鈥檙e perfect to play during your commute, a long solo walk or even when prepping healthy meals for the week, and tuning into experts can help keep you stay track. Scroll on for 10 of our fave podcasts ever 鈥 we bet they鈥檒l help you hit your goals and stay the course.

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1. The Jillian Michaels Show: We鈥檝e loved Jillian Michaels since the first season of The Biggest Loser for her magical ability to motivate while providing support and encouragement. Her podcast is no different, so tune in for tough love that will inspire you to make a difference.

2. Realize Yourself: New York Times best-selling author Kimberly Snyder uses this podcast to share her expertise in clinical nutrition, mental health, beauty and spirituality. Having a down day? Crank this one up and find your inner power to get back on track. You can do it!

3. TEDTalks Health: Being your healthiest self should always be the end goal, and we love this podcast for its range of topics. Listen to doctors and researchers cover everything from medical breakthroughs to setting (and keeping) good health habits and so much more.


4. The Nutrition Diva鈥檚 Quick and Dirty Tips: The best tips we鈥檝e ever heard are concise, easy to understand and actionable 鈥 which is exactly what this fabulous podcast is all about! You鈥檒l adore Monica Reinagel鈥檚 smart ways to change your eating habits for the better, which promise to leave you feeling that much more amazing.

5. Eat, Move and Live Better: Living your healthiest life DOESN鈥橳 mean giving up the things you love, like wine nights with your BFFs or cupcake tasting with your squad. This podcast, designed to help people get healthy and fit without major sacrifice, is all about balance 鈥 so tune in if you鈥檙e looking to improve yours.

6. Dishing Up Nutrition: A team of dieticians, nutritionists and more round out those who help bring this podcast to life. It鈥檚 all about eating for energy and health, so you鈥檒l get great advice about foods that鈥檒l help stabilize your moods, get you through an afternoon slump and crush your most challenging workout.

7. The Dr. Christiane Northrup Podcast: This podcast is specifically for helping women get and stay healthy. Topics range from uniting the mind and body to diet, mood and relationships. We especially love when Dr. Northrup tackles tough topics from listeners, as her advice and guidance are helpful and spot on.

8. Balanced Bites: We couldn鈥檛 leave this powerful podcast for paleo eaters off the list! Whether you eat for the lifestyle or not, the uber-modern chit chat about whole foods and how the body works is pretty captivating. Plus, hosts Diane Sanfilippo and Liz Wolfe have major cred and charisma.


9. Half Size Me: The most health-focused weight loss podcast we鈥檝e found, Heather Robertson shares tips and tricks based on her own impressive weight-loss journey. We love Heather鈥檚 emphasis on health and feeling good, which comes 100 percent free of talk about image or sizing standards. If you鈥檙e in actual need of dropping a few, this podcast is for you. Her hoard of cult listeners agree.

10. Yoga Peeps: Lovers of the yogi lifestyle will be obsessed with this podcast! Not only does it inspire, but it relaxes and prompts reflection too. No flexibility needed for this one, so don鈥檛 knock it if you don鈥檛 regularly attend class. The mindfulness part of the podcast is beneficial for everyone.

Which health and fitness podcasts do you love and listen to regularly? Tweet us your faves @BritandCo!


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