Wellness isn’t just eating your fruits and veggies and visiting the doctor once a year. It’s a lifestyle. It’s how you enhance your well-being through your body, mind, and soul. Sure – a proper diet and regular doctor visits are important, but that’s just the beginning. In 2023, growing older means growing bolder. And, these shows might help you do just that. Here are the 10 best wellness podcasts for Baby Boomers and seniors that should go viral.
1. Senior Fitness with Meredith
Senior Fitness with Meredith, hosted by AFAA-certified personal and group fitness trainer, Meredith Chen, examines a wide range of health and wellness topics for seniors. Meredith talks physical and mental health, nutrition, positive spirits, and motivation. Speaking of which, her series, Motivation with Meredith drops every Monday. It’s filled with inspirational messages to start your week off on the right foot!
Listen to Senior Fitness with Meredith here:
2. The Over 50 Health & Wellness Podcast
Kevin English is a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach. He owns a website called The Silver Edge, and within it, you can find countless free resources on health and nutrition for people over 50. Among those resources is his podcast, The Over 50 Health & Wellness Podcast. Kevin’s mission is to “inspire men and women in their fifties, sixties, seventies, and beyond to live their strongest, healthiest, most fulfilling lives.” The show features inspirational and motivational stories about staying fit.
Listen to The Over 50 Health & Wellness Podcast here:
3. Academy of Aging
Tracie Sweeney is a holistic health advocate and self-proclaimed menopause coach. Her show, Academy of Aging, examines the ups and downs that women of a certain age face during menopause and well beyond. It’s motivational, funny at times, and always relatable.
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4. Becoming Elli’s Fit Strong Women Over 50
Chris and Jill are two friends over 50 who are on a mission to provide tips and motivation to their growing Becoming Elli community. They talk nutrition, exercise, training, and more and feature inspirational guests in each new episode. Their movement’s namesake, Elli, is after the Norse Goddess of Old Age. The story goes that Elli once wrestled Thor, who underestimated her strength because of her age. Thor lost and Elli’s victory became quite the lesson.
Listen to Fit Strong Women Over 50 here:
5. To 50 and Beyond
Lori Massicot is living an alcohol-free midlife and coaching others who want to do the same. To 50 and Beyond is a weekly podcast that “teaches you how to find joy and confidence in living alcohol-free later in life.”
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6. Zestful Aging
Zestful Aging features host Nicole Christina, a psychotherapist of over 30 years, who specializes in eating disorders and food issues. Zestful Aging’s mission is to inspire listeners to grow with zest. In each episode, Nicole’s guests offer insight into aging, healthy living, and more.