The Vivi Nation Podcast

#4 - The best fitness tech to keep you motivated and help achieve your goals

An episode of The Vivi Nation Podcast

By Vivi Nation
A podcast to encourage an active nation, featuring interviews with people about challenges they've done, training tips and tricks, inspirational stories and so on. We cover topics on cycling, running, nutrition and general health & fitness.
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#11 - Living a healthy lifestyle
Nicola Meighan, Maria Bailey and Claire Donnelly talk about normal people living a healthy lifestyle. We cover eating healthy, including a being vegan, how everyone does things differently as there is not a one-size fits all solution, the challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, their motivations and achievements, and what exercise means to them.
May 1, 2019
#10 - Training for a half-ironman
Maria Bailey discusses her latest challenge, training for her first half-ironman. We cover her motivations, the difficulty of multi-discipline training and the lifestyle changes she has made.
April 23, 2019
#9 - The Brighton Marathon 2019
The day after the Brighton Marathon 2019, Chris is joined by his brother, and fellow first-time marathon runner, Nick. They discuss the experience, including the course, their race strategy, the high and lows, and advice for fellow first-timers. 
April 15, 2019
#8 - Cycle tour of Ireland, Mizen to Malin
In this episode, Chris is joined by Maria Bailey and Claire Donnelly to talk about cycle touring, specifically their 700km cycle tour from Mizen to Malin in Ireland.
April 11, 2019
#7 - Hiking and the Three Peaks Challenge
In this episode, Chris and James discuss doing the three peaks challenge and their experiences hiking. Tune it to hear what it's like to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, and hear why you should try hiking too.
April 2, 2019
#6 - What fitness and running means to me?
 In this short episode, we’re joined by Adam Davey to discuss his running tips, what motivates him, why he likes Park Run and why he enjoys being active.
March 28, 2019
#5 - The Paris to London 24-hour cycle challenge
Chris is joined by Tom Verghese to discuss their 24-hour Paris to London cycle challenge for Prostate Cancer. Tune in to hear how it went, what it was like for Tom as a non-cyclist, and why you should give it a go.
March 21, 2019
#4 - The best fitness tech to keep you motivated and help achieve your goals
Whether you want to lose weight, get inspired, see your exercise activities, build muscle, track your eating habits or something else, there is tech readily available for every fitness goal. Listen to Chris and James round-up their favourite fitness tech, including wearables, apps, accessories and gear.
March 15, 2019
#3 - Eating healthy on a budget
When you first start out with healthy eating, it can be quite daunting. It is also one of the most difficult things to start and commit to because it is a complete lifecycle change. Chris and James discuss how best to eat healthier, without breaking the bank. 
March 4, 2019
#2 - Training for your first marathon Q&A
What's it like training for your first marathon as a non-runner? In this episode, Vivi founder Chris details his training outline and tips, the biggest challenges, advice for other beginners and key takeaways.
February 24, 2019
#1 - Tips for cycling to work
Our very first podcast episode explores the benefits of cycling to work with regular cycle commuter James McKinven. We dive into why he does it, how to get started, cycling safely and what motives him to get active.
February 15, 2019
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