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Hells Fitness

Hells Fitness

By Helen Christie
A place where I read out my own blog posts so you can listen whilst you drive / cook / clean / work / run / etc.

My blogs cover hot and controversial topics across the health, beauty and fitness industry.

Soothing Northern tones for your ears instead of bright calibri bold for your eyes.

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27. WAP
EPISODE 27: WAP Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! Today we discuss the WAP music video released by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. Is it empowering for women? Or is it hyper-sexualising women in a negative way? If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share to support my message! :)
15:39
August 25, 2020
26. Tackling Obesity: The New Government Strategy
EPISODE 26: TACKLING OBESITY: THE NEW GOVERNMENT STRATEGY Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast!  Today we discuss the governments new strategy to tackle obesity in the UK and why it has received so much backlash.  In this podcast I quote Nadia Craddock (https://www.instagram.com/nadia.craddock/) and Joshua Wolrich (https://www.instagram.com/drjoshuawolrich/?hl=en) both of whom I'd recommend following on social media! If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share to support my message! :)
26:19
August 17, 2020
25. The Normalisation Of Onlyfans
EPISODE 25: THE NORMALISATION OF ONLYFANS Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! Today we discuss the rapid growth of the Onlyfans platform and how online sex work is becoming normalised. Here's a link to Oenone's video and the comment mentioned in this podcast: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCq81REpr_G/ and @phoeberaymusic  If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share to support my message! :) 
30:38
July 22, 2020
24. Going Back To The Gym / Post-Covid Fitness Chat
EPISODE 24: GOING BACK TO THE GYM / POST-COVID FITNESS CHAT Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! UK gyms are re-opening on 25th July! Woop! Today we discuss what to expect on your first trip back to the gym and how to get back into your old fitness routine. Here's a link to the UKactive framework referred to in this podcast: https://www.ukactive.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Covid-19-A-framework-for-the-re-opening-of-the-gym-and-fitness-industry-V1.1-FINAL.pdf  If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
14:27
July 15, 2020
23. Romanticising Mental Health Issues On TikTok
EPISODE 23: ROMANTICISING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES ON TIKTOK Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! TW: !Suicide, Anxiety, Depression! Today we discuss how mental health issues are being romanticised on apps such as TikTok.  If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
13:09
July 7, 2020
22. How To ACTUALLY Lose Weight & Get Toned
EPISODE 22: HOW TO ACTUALLY LOSE WEIGHT & GET TONED Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! TW: !Calorie Counting! In an age where weight loss seems to be more confusing than ever, today we discuss what it ACTUALLY takes to lose weight and get toned. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
18:55
July 1, 2020
21. What Is Diet Culture?
EPISODE 21: WHAT IS DIET CULTURE? Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! After being asked about this several times recently, I thought I'd do a quick overview of what diet culture is and how it appears in our day to day. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
12:05
June 28, 2020
20. How To Stop Seeking Validation From Random People On The Internet.
EPISODE 20: HOW TO STOP SEEKING VALIDATION FROM RANDOM PEOPLE ON THE INTERNET! Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! Today we discuss why seeking validation from random people online is a growing concern and how we can detach our worth from the number of likes and followers we get. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
17:03
June 23, 2020
19. My Honest Opinion On Health At Every Size
EPISODE 19: MY HONEST OPINION ON HEALTH AT EVERY SIZE (HAES). Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! Larger bodies are subjected to daily discrimination and are extremely underrepresented in the media - although something needs to be done, is it possible to be and ethical to support the HAES movement as a fitness professional? In this episode we look at the findings in Lindo Bacon's book, Body Respect and review the perspectives of both those for and against the HAES movement. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
21:33
June 16, 2020
18. Cultural Appropriation In Fitness; Big Bums On White Women
EPISODE 18: CULTURAL APPROPRIATION IN FITNESS; BIG BUMS ON WHITE WOMEN. Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! This episode I talk about cultural appropriation in the fitness industry. Stay tuned at the end for an extra 'footnote'.  If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
16:56
June 8, 2020
17. How To Spot Photoshopped/Facetuned Images On Instagram
EPISODE 17: HOW TO SPOT PHOTOSHOPPED & FACETUNED IMAGES ON INSTAGRAM! Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about how to spot edited photos on Instagram, and the ethics around influencers using editing apps. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Here's the link to the Blogilates video analysing Instagram beauty standards: https://youtu.be/5HJ8du5i_rE  Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
20:33
May 30, 2020
16. Misinformation In The Fitness Industry On Social Media
EPISODE 16: MISINFORMATION IN THE FITNESS INDUSTRY ON SOCIAL MEDIA Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about some of the misinformation currently floating around on social media! If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
10:53
May 28, 2020
15. Food Shaming In The Office
EPISODE 15: FOOD SHAMING IN THE OFFICE Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about food shaming in the office including what it is and how to address it. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
12:29
May 26, 2020
14. The Problem With "What I Eat In A Day" Videos
EPISODE 14: THE PROBLEM WITH "WHAT I EAT IN A DAY" VIDEOS Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about the rise of 'what I eat in a day' videos on TikTok and why influencers and fitness professionals shouldn't be sharing them. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
11:26
May 24, 2020
13. My Experience Doing A Bodybuilding Competition
EPISODE 13: MY EXPERIENCE DOING A BODYBUILDING COMPETITION Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I tell my story of competing in a bodybuilding competition in 2015, and I share my thoughts on competitive bodybuilding as a sport in general.  If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
20:58
May 22, 2020
12. Why Sexualising Fitness Is Problematic
EPISODE 12: WHY SEXUALISING FITNESS IS PROBLEMATIC. Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode we explore effects of the hyper-sexualised fitness culture on social media and how it translates in the gym environment irl. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
07:39
May 19, 2020
11. Worried About Your Body Changing In Quarantine?
EPISODE 11: WORRIED ABOUT YOUR BODY CHANGING IN QUARANTINE? Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about how a lot of us are feeling right now! If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
07:45
May 18, 2020
10. Is Exercise Causing You Pain or Injury?
EPISODE 10: IS EXERCISE CAUSING YOU PAIN OR INJURY? Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about how to move past pain or injury and my own personal experience with back pain from posing for Instagram! If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
12:49
May 14, 2020
9. Losing Instagram Followers
EPISODE 9: LOSING INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about my personal experience with losing followers on Instagram and doing the right thing rather than the thing which grows your social media following. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
16:38
May 12, 2020
8. Sharing Pictures Of My Body Online - An Honest Story
EPISODE 8: SHARING PICTURES OF MY BODY ONLINE - AN HONEST STORY Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about my personal experience and opinions after sharing so much of my body online. If you'd like to discuss anything in the podcast with me directly then feel free to send me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
11:59
May 6, 2020
7. Booty Culture On Social Media
EPISODE 7: BOOTY CULTURE ON SOCIAL MEDIA Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about the obsession with sharing so much of our bodies on the internet and the culture surrounding it. Let me know your thoughts on the subject by sending me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
10:47
May 3, 2020
6. How To ACTUALLY Grow A Booty
EPISODE 6: HOW TO ACTUALLY GROW A BOOTY Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about how to safely and effectively grow your glute muscles and why there's some deception around it on social media. Let me know your thoughts on the subject by sending me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
13:30
April 30, 2020
5. Why I Stopped Going To Bodypower Exhibition
EPISODE 5: WHY I STOPPED GOING TO BODYPOWER EXHIBITION Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about the big fitness event which usually takes place at this time of year, and why I no longer attend.  Let me know your thoughts on the subject by sending me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
08:56
April 27, 2020
4. Are Home Workouts Fatphobic?
EPISODE 4: HOME WORKOUTS ARE FATPHOBIC? Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about the big debate online right now... are home workouts doing more harm than good? Let me know your thoughts on the subject by sending me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
08:52
April 24, 2020
3. Facetune & Filters Are Damaging Our Mental Health
EPISODE 2: FACETUNE & FILTERS ARE DAMAGING OUR MENTAL HEALTH Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about how Facetune and Filters are damaging our mental health - let me know your thoughts on the subject by sending me a DM on insta www.instagram.com/hells_fitness.  Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
06:55
April 23, 2020
2. How To Be A Better Influencer
EPISODE 2: HOW TO BE A BETTER INFLUENCER Hi Guys and welcome back to the Hells Fitness podcast! In this episode I talk about how we can create a healthier environment for ourselves on social media, including tips for content creators, parents and users. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
08:07
March 2, 2020
1. An Introduction
EPISODE 1: AN INTRODUCTION. Hi Guys and welcome to Episode 1 of the Hells Fitness podcast!  This episode is a short introduction to who I am, what I do and what the podcast is going to look like. Thanks for tuning in - please like, subscribe and share so more people can become fitness-industry-WOKE!
03:02
February 9, 2020