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Health & Lift Ness

Health & Lift Ness

By Health & Lift Ness
A podcast to keep the body fit and the spirits lifted! Each week, host Andy Dixon (content editor at various Highland newspapers and fitness enthusiast) and co-host Federica Stefani (journalist and rugby buff) will chat with special panellists Steve Walsh (powerlifter and CEO at High Life Highland) and Jack Gunn (bodybuilder and Forge Gym owner) and get under the skin of health and fitness.
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Episode 11 - Gym on Holiday
Summer is here and in this episode we chat about what holidays mean to a fitness routine: take a pause, book a gym in a resort or find alternative ways to keep your fitness up and enjoy your time off.  We are also taking a short break but fear thou not, our team will be back soon with new topics and special guests in Season 2 - so stay tuned!  We would love to hear from you so if you have any questions do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
23:14
July 12, 2021
Episode 10 - Fitness and Social Media
This week we talk about the Pros and Cons of social media and how they can both impact mental health but also a space for inspiring and motivating content (especially in pandemic times!).  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
25:42
July 05, 2021
Episode 9 - Rest, recover, repeat
This week's episode is all about making time OFF the gym. Hear from our panellists how recovery and rest can help you reaching your fitness goals! Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
23:51
June 28, 2021
Episode 8 - Treat Yourself
Hi and welcome to a very tasty episode! This Monday we talk about all things guilty pleasures and the importance of balancing a healthy diet with treats and a social life. Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
24:36
June 21, 2021
Special Episode with Steve Wallace
Another Monday, another motivation-boosting episode of Health & Lift Ness! Join us for an inspiring chat with award-winning bodybuilder Steve Wallace about fitness, mental health, motivation and how much food you can get as a bodybuilder!  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
27:47
June 14, 2021
Episode 7 - Business of Fitness
Good Monday everyone! This week's topic is a serious (more or less) business: our panellists will bring us some insights on working in the fitness industry, with Steve Walsh sharing some experience as CEO of High Life Highland and Jack Gunn as the co-owner of The Forge Gym in Inverness.  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
24:41
June 07, 2021
Episode 6: Lifting all the way
This week we are back with our specialist team in full! In this episode we compare weightlifting and bodybuilding, share some tips on recovery from injury and have a shocking revelation from our panelist Steve Walsh.  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show, share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
39:16
May 31, 2021
Special Episode: Women in Weighlifting with Nicki Grant
We are very excited to present you with our very first special episode! Our guest today is Nicki Grant, who is an award-winning weightlifter, level 2 British weightlifting coach and graduate in Sport and Fitness. With her, we talk about weightlifting for women and young people and learn more about the new Olympic weightlifting club premiering at Inverness Leisure.  If you are interested in trying weightlifting you can find more information at this link or contact Nicki at highlandweightliftingclub@gmail.com. Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us on the Inverness Courier's website or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
40:57
May 24, 2021
Episode 5 - Gym Food: Sports and Nutrition
In this week's episode we look into gym diet and we discuss good practice in sports nutrition, as well as celebrating our very own Jack Gunn's success in his latest competition.  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
36:01
May 17, 2021
Episode 4 - Genetics, mindset or diet?
Welcome to a brand new episode of Health & Lift Ness! This week we will be chatting to our very own experts Jack Gunn and Steve Walsh about their upcoming competitions and we delve into a debate on the importance of genetics, mindset and diet in the gym.  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
30:18
May 10, 2021
Episode 3 - Dos and Don'ts
Happy Monday and welcome to another round of Health & Lift Ness! This episode is packed with useful tips for those wanting to get back to the gym or even considering entering a weight room for their very first time! From equipment to gym etiquette, we will help you be ready for your first gym session of the year.  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us. Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
30:47
May 03, 2021
Episode 2 - Meet the Team
Welcome to episode 2 of Health & Lift Ness! Before delving into all things fitness, we wanted to tell you more about our expert panelists Steve Walsh and Jack Gunn - so that you can be sure you are in good hands here!  Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk. You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media: Facebook  Twitter  Instagram If you like our show share some love on the channels above or leave us a review on your favourite podcasting platform - that would mean the world to us.  Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media. Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
39:05
April 26, 2021
Episode 1 - Back to the gym!
Happy Monday and welcome to the first episode of Health & Lift Ness! As we are all thrilled by the upcoming reopening of our beloved gyms, we speak to our expert panelists Steve Walsh and Jack Gunn on how gyms will look next week, what to look forward to, the role of gyms in our communities and much more!   Each week we will be answering questions from the public so please do get in touch at health@hnmedia.co.uk.  You can follow us at www.inverness-courier.co.uk or on our social media channels:  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  Health & Lift Ness is brought to you by Highland News & Media.  Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
34:35
April 19, 2021
Welcome to Health & Lift Ness!
We introduce you to our podcast and the voices that will keep you company with fun weekly episodes on all things fitness. Hear it all from our host Andy Dixon.  Thanks for listening, and stay tuned! Music: 'Lucky Day' by Jingle Punks.
01:31
April 11, 2021