[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/10_The_Walk_the_Talk_Podcast__Episode_10__Inspiring_Stories_with_Dave_Cottrell.mp3" ]The first in a mini series of inspiring interviews with people who have epic stories to tell! I want to inspire you to take action on that THING you've been putting off, whether that be to start your own weight loss journey, to change career, to travel, to move house

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/09_The_Walk_the_Talk_Podcast__Episode_9_with_Simon_Hall.mp3" ]Why do you want to change? In this week's episode of The Walk the Talk Podcast, Rachael talks to Simon Hall of Body Composition Have you ever started a diet or program, got 2 weeks or 2 months down the line and then seem to throw in the towel? Do you often wonder why you just can't stick to anything? Do you get frustrated with your lack of progress and then give up too easily? Simon and Rachael talk about the reasons WHY you might struggle to stick to something and how you can address this in your own life. Become aware of your body and the decisions you make. Understand that you must drill down your 'why'. WHY do you want to achieve a certain goal? How long does it take to change a habit of a lifetime? Does losing weight really come down to

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/Where_Should_You_Start_With_Exercise_to_Lose_Weight_.mp3" ]Episode 7 - with Stuart Cain of Hitzone The exercise episode! This week, Rachael talks to Stu of Hitzone all about fitness! Do you want to change your life and get fitter by starting to get to the gym? What if you don't know where to start? Listen to this episode of the podcast and find out! In this episode we cover: What to do if you're nervous about starting at the gym Where to start with starting a new fitness regime. What is the best exercise to do if you want to lose weight? Why we're not fans of the fitness industry these days How to incorporate exercise into your daily routine What is HIIT training? Why should you consider it? Why you DON'T need to join a gym if you want to get fit! Why doesn't Rachael do personal training

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/06_Episode_6_with_Jeannette_Hyde_of_The_Gut_Makeover.mp3" ]In this episode of the podcast, I'm talking to Jeannette Hyde of Jeannette Hyde Nutrition and author of The Gut Makeover. In this episode we cover  Why should you be concerned about the health of your gut. Where should you start if you want to improve the health of your gut (and in turn your overall health)? The link between the health of your gut and your weight. Could your skin problems be linked to the food you're eating? Why you should consider improving your digestive health before you attempt to lose weight. Where to start if you are struggling with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/05_Walk_the_Talk_Podcast_-_Episode_5_with_Danny_Watson.mp3" ]In today's podcast, Rachael speaks to CrossFit Level 1 seminar staff and student dentist Danny Watson. Danny has gone from a career in the Army, with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, to teaching new CrossFit coaches and is now just a few months away from becoming a Dentist! Having taken on some very crazy fitness challenges on top of this, Danny and Rachael discuss how you really can achieve anything that you put your mind to. You can find out more about Danny on his website: www.dannywatson.me Find out more about CrossFit: www.crossfit.com  

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/04_The_Walk_the_Talk_Podcast_-_Episode_4_with_Fiona_Thomas.mp3" ]Fiona Thomas of fionalikestoblog.com talks to Rachael about her journey from feeling out of control with depression and anxiety, to running her own successful blog that raises awareness of mental health and body positivity. In this blog, Rachael and Fiona discuss their previous dieting history and Fiona talks about how she went from serial dieter from the ages of 17-30, to feeling free from food restriction and guilt. Rachael talks about going from disordered and restrictive eating habits to food freedom! We also talk about how to use social media in a positive way, to improve your body image and confidence. Fiona gives practical steps to take to improve your own body confidence that can be put into action TODAY.  Make sure you download your free copy of Fiona's e-book by going here: www.fionalikestoblog.com/getmybook Follow Fiona on Instagram - her instagram stories are really entertaining,

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/03_Walk_the_Talk_Cast_Episode_3_-_with_Lisa__Alana_Macfarlane_from_The_Gut_Stuff.mp3" ]The gut health episode! This week, Rachael talks to The Mac Twins - Lisa & Alana Macfarlane from The Gut Stuff. International DJs for companies like Diet Coke, MAC Cosmetics and Armani - The Mac Twins were involved in twin research. Taken from the girls' website (www.thegutstuff.com): "Twins are a great constant for medical research and we became the “chief guinea pigs” for the British Gut project where we discovered that despite us having 100% the same DNA our guts have only 40% the same microbiota, which could explain why our bodies behave so differently. Thus our ‘gut journey’ began. All this research is so new and literally just coming into public consciousness. But what really surprised us was how much is going on in the ivory towers of academia and science research. These guys are realising just how important the gut

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/02_The_Walk_the_Talk_Cast_-_Episode_2_with_Ben_Coomber.mp3" ]In this episode of the Walk the Talk Podcast, Rachael talks to Ben Coomber of Body Type Nutrition & Awesome Supplements. In this podcast, Rachael & Ben chat about: The #1 reason why you're not losing weight What ARE superfoods?? The first thing you should consider if you are trying to lose weight Practical steps to take on your journey to health The power of identifying bad habits, and how to change them Self sabotage and why this happens. Rachael poses two listener questions to Ben which cover: Intra-workout nutrition for 10k and half marathon runners What superfoods can I eat to boost weight loss? The blog mentioned by Ben on half marathon nutrition is located here: https://bodytypenutrition.co.uk/blog/nutrition-blog/ Make sure you listen and subscribe to Ben's podcast - Ben Coomber Radio   

[smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/walkthetalk/WTTC001.mp3" ]In the very first episode of this health, weight loss, nutrition and lifestyle podcast, Rachael introduces herself and tells you what you can expect from subscribing and becoming a regular listener! The Walk the Talk Podcast is a product of Rachael's many, many years of experience in the health and fitness industry and will be an accumulation of guest interviews and Rachael's own personal journey to health. Rachael Watson is a campaigner against diets, and in this podcast you will gain the knowledge you need to stop dieting and start living your life free from food restriction. It is Rachael's mission to educate you through fun, informative, short but interesting episodes that will leave you feeling more positive than ever before!