Summary: Hosted by dad, doctor, and career accumulator Dr Andrew Rochford, radio and tele pro and hilarious human Maz Compton, and Body and Soul's Eliza Cracknell, Healthy-ish is a podcast about balance, moderation, and common sense when it comes to the latest health and wellness news and advice.
In this exciting exclusive episode, the team sit down with actress and ex-Bachelorette Sam Frost to talk all things mental health. Sam reveals how she got through her public battle with depression, anxiety and relationship breakdowns, and shares advice for others.
The team are joined by journalist Lisa Patulny who has started a not-for-profit initiative 'Call Time On Melanoma', to bully the world into wearing SPF and getting regular skin checks. We also hear the surprising benefit one woman experienced by following the 16:8 diet, and reveal why Michelle and Barack Obama negotiated their workout schedules in marriage counselling.
The team speak to model, TV personality and mother-to-be Jesinta Franklin, who opens up about an issue very close to her heart and the health changes she needed to make for her future baby. They also look at how ice cream can help you sleep (yes, really) and debate if yoga is better with a glass of wine in your hand. DISCLAIMER: This episode deals with issues of mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, call Lifeline on 13 11 14, Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800. In an emergency, call 000.
Do you often wonder what more you could be doing with your life? Have you ever questioned why you continue to go along with your everyday routine if you don't really enjoy it? The team speak to human behaviorist and personal development coach Dr John Demartini, to find out why we behave the way we do - and the simple trick you can do that will tell you what you really want in life. The team also compare health advice from 100 years ago, and yes, it gets fascinating.
Today we're exploring the good and bad of when our private worlds become very public, particularly looking at how social media and reality TV has made other people's happiness and suffering entertainment. To talk about this, Luke McLeod, who was on Sophie Monk's season of The Bachelorette and first season of Australia's Bachelor in Paradise, pops by. Plus, Jesinta Franklin reveals her skincare routine for this week's reader question.
From IVF to egg freezing and biological clocks, the team talk to fertility specialist Dr Devora Lieberman on all things fertility for women and men. They also reveal the two types of people getting the least amount of sex and have leading nutritional biochemist Dr Libby Weaver, answer a listener's question on overactive and underactive thyroids.
In this episode, the team chat to former Olympian Matt Shirvington who knows a lot about how your fitness routines change throughout the years. They also meet the world's oldest bodybuilder and answer a question on what could be stopping you from falling pregnant.
Sleep: None of us are getting it, and it's all we talk about. So what's the solution? We're joined by sleep expert Dr Carmel Harrington to talk about everything from weird things people do in their sleep, to why we're willing to throw away our cold hard cash to catch upon some z's.
Things get fiery as the team discuss sexism in sport. Like, really fiery. #girlpower for the win! Plus, there's a new mental health boosting trick that you need to try, and a dietitian answers a reader's question on how you can be fit and enjoy delicious food while on a low FODMAP diet.
"I remember the first time I had to learn how to stand again, with my physiotherapist, sobbing, crying and in a world of pain. That was the hardest point in my journey. I realised just how long it would take for me to get my body back, if that was even possible at all." In today's episode, the team talk to the courageous Turia Pitt who after being told she'd never walk again, is now running marathons. They also bust the biggest cold and flu myths, and speak to a sleep expert who reveals the tricks to getting some good shut-eye as a busy adult.
When you have a broken ankle, you care for it, you look after it and you avoid putting any further stress on it. But when your mental state is broken, why do we continue to push through it? Why do we continue to pile on more stress? Why don't we seek help? We speak to psychologist Tahnee Schulz on ways we can heal our mental health, which will help us into the future. We also discuss the latest bonkers wellness craze and debate about whether breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.
Have you been on a diet? And why? Why is it that we love dieting? To nut out the good and bad, we chat to dietitian Lyndi Cohen who lost 20kg by giving up dieting. We also channel our inner Marie Kondo and reveal just what clutter is doing for our brains, plus answer a reader's question on loneliness.
Besides Finstas (fake Instagram accounts), everyone's real IG profile basically showcases their best/perfect version of themselves. *cue the eyerolls* Which is why it's refreshing to scroll through Jessica Rowe's profile and see pictures of burnt food, makeup free selfies, cat videos and basically a complete insight into her life - sans the filters or Photoshop edits. In this episode, the #craphousewife reveals to the team the exact moment she realised she was perfect in her own way - and she certainly doesn't hold back on any information (peeps, get ready for breast pumping stories). The team also chat about Chris Hemsworth's new fitness app, Centr, and discuss why the 10k step rule is total BS. Yes, true story.
When was the last time you had a thorough health check? And we mean thorough, including your eyes, ears and heart? There's a good chance majority of us haven't, but now might just be the time. In this episode of Healthy-ish, we speak to exercise physiologist Drew Harrisberg, on how his life suddenly turned upside down when he was unexpectedly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. The team also reveal the two-minute trick that will stop your cravings (no jokes), and the specific time you should apply your deodorant to guarantee BO/sweat free pits all day every day. You're welcome.
What's the strangest thing you've done in the name of health? Buy crystals to help your insomnia? Get a colonoscopy (i.e. having someone stick a long tube up your anus)? Head to a psychic for answers? In the latest episode of Healthy-ish, we delve into the deep weird world of woo woo health trends that will make you squirm and laugh. The team also chat to celebrity psychic Georgina Walker, who shares her most whacky ghost stories.