6 podcasts that are perfect for running or walking
26 July 2021, 18:05 | Updated: 27 July 2021, 09:55
If you're heading out for a jog or a stroll, then sometimes some gentle distractions in your ears can help you keep going in your fitness goals.
While music can be the perfect running tonic, you might prefer something that makes you think or laugh (don't get embarrassed if you do the latter!).
We've picked just a few of our favourite podcast series that we recommend for taking with you on your next jaunt down the park or in the gym.
Smooth's own Jenni Falconer fronts this weekly run club, and is joined by special guests who share the passion for running. You'll hear top training tips, the mistakes along the way, and some inspirational stories.
Something Rhymes with Purple
Train your mind as well as your body with this fun podcast from Countdown stars Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent. Hear the origins of language and the genuinely fascinating history of the words we use.
This little 9-minute podcast series will give you coaching tips and keep you motivated on any fitness or mindfulness journey you may be on. Host Scott Smith brings his unique, straight talking, and funny, coaching and motivation style.
Stuff You Should Know
This podcast series are mini history lessons on all kinds of subjects, from true crime to science to sport and more, all in a humorous and fascinating tone. It's amazing what you could learn while out for a jog!
Immerse yourself into a world of intriguing stories from a wide variety of authors, all with brilliant soundscapes. It will keep you going when you'd normally be flagging as you'll want to know what happens next!
For some funny encouragement, join comedians Paul Tonkinson and Rob Deering as they talk about life and comedy, and running, whilst running.
Smooth Radio is celebrating the real faces of fitness in partnership with This Girl Can. There’s no ‘right’ way to get active. Whichever way you jiggle, kick, lift, stretch or sprint, it’s time to get moving however you please!