A podcast series with experts sharing their experience on the importance movement has on our health, economy and environment.
Intelligent Health Podcast
Season 2 Episodes
In this episode, we speak to Hannah Sylvester, a Medical Herbalist and Nature Educator, discussing the benefits of connecting with nature for mental and physical health, as well as environmental awareness. We emphasise the importance of individualized treatment plans and a holistic approach to health and encourage our listeners to explore their…
Join our discussion today as we speak to Head of Programmes, Jenny Cottrell, Former Active Partnerships Manager, Dan Tremain and Engagement Coordinator, Chloe Allison. Have you ever wondered how Beat the Street works? Then this episode is perfect for you! In our conversation, we reveal insight and findings from over the past decade…
Join our discussion today as our host Bethany speak to Ruth Dale, Founder, Coach & Podcast host at Behaviour Change Marketing Bootcamp, and Marc Harris, PhD, Head of Research at Intelligent Health. We take a deep dive into behavioural science, social marketing, the data behind Beat the Street, and more! Listen as we celebrate 10 years of Beat the Street…
Join our roundtable discussion today, as we speak to Professor Kate Ardern, Honorary Professor of Public Health Salford University and former Director of Public Health Wigan Council. Kate shares her insights into the history of public health and its evolution over the decades. We explore local and national government and the role they play…
Join our discussion today as we speak to CEO, Jane Knowles, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Jake Hannis, from Somerset Activity & Sports Partnerships aka SASP. Their vision is to “achieve healthier and happier communities in Somerset through physical activity”. SASP help to inspire and enable positive lifestyle choices through…
Season 1 Episodes
On World Menopause Day, Deborah Garlick, Founder, and Director of Henpicked joined us to speak about the importance of exercise in menopause. From understanding and managing symptoms to taboos in the workplace and beyond. We discuss it all in this open conversation.
On National Fitness Day, we look back at a compilation of guests, discovering why Movement Matters to them and how they stay active. We are joined by Steve Spiers, Green Social Prescribing Manager, NHS Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire CCG, and Maggy Blay-grove…
In our tenth episode, we are following on from Episode 9 where we spoke to our friends across the pond. In this episode we will discover the history behind Social Prescribing within the NHS, alongside the back story of Open Minds Active and the future hopes for social prescribing in the UK
Today we will discover the history behind the company and the initiative of green social prescribing. As we discuss how thousands of doctors in the US are now writing prescriptions to go outside, emphasising the importance of nature connection in greenspaces, for our overall physical and mental wellbeing.
Established in 2017 from Birmingham City Council’s Wellbeing Service, The Active Wellbeing Society is grounded within communities where inequalities are at their highest, and their aim is to work alongside them to tackle these inequalities and promote community development. In our discussion…
Today we are joined by Stacey Mullock, National Tournaments Legacy Manager at the FA. We discuss the importance of the Women’s Euros, the legacy they will create, the variety of fun ways to play football and so much more! Who are you supporting in the Euros? Be sure to let us know!
In this episode, we are joined by Natalie Justice Dearn, CEO of Rounders England, and Katherine Knight, Director at Intelligent Health and Chair of Rounders England. Deep diving into Rounders England as an organisation, Natalie explains the history behind the game and their vision for the future, including their hopes to be included in the Commonwealth Games soon…
In today’s discussion we are joined by Kevin Lafferty, CEO of Paths For All and Dr William Bird, founder of Intelligent Health and Beat the Street. We discuss the fantastic work of Paths for All, taking walking seriously as a form of exercise, the importance of nature when walking, mental health and walking, Walk to School Week, favourite local walks and much more!
In today’s discussion we are joined by Gareth Harper, Managing Director and Aoife Redmond, Local Project Co-ordinator from Peace Players in Belfast. We discuss the fantastic work of Peace Players and the real difference they make by bringing together divided communities. How sport is used as a tool to unite so many people. We also discuss their involvement with…
Today we are joined by Kate Dale, Campaign Lead from This Girl Can, Sport England, and Hattie Jones, Strategic Lead – Campaigns and Engagement from UKactive. They discuss the new classes This Girl Can are offering, their personal experiences with sport, UKactive’s new guide, plus much more!
In this discussion, we are joined by Richard Owen, a Volunteering Development Co-ordinator from Canal and River Trust. We discuss the impact green spaces and waterways have on our wellbeing. The importance of volunteering for community and mental health, plus much more!
Welcome to the first episode of Movement is Life, in today’s discussion we are joined by Ros Crowder, a Trustee from Sport in Mind, and Dr William Bird, CEO, and founder of Intelligent Health, We discuss what Red January is and how you can get involved, how to stay active through the winter…