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The Power of Ten
29 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Graham Bell meets journalist and broadcaster Louise Minchin. Louise has a brilliant career across radio and television. She has worked as a host of BBC Radio Five Live presenting the drivetime show, plus a range of other programs. She was one of the main news anchors on BBC News 24 before joining BBC Breakfast in 2012. She's also a key presenter of the BBC's triathlon coverage. But Louise not only reports on sport, she also competes in it. She completed her first triathlon in 2013 and then went on to qualify for the GB team, for her age group, and raced in the Chicago World Championships in 2015. Since then, she's raced in five World and European Championships and gone on to compete in extreme triathlons, including one of the toughest in the world, the Norseman in 2019. Louise has recently been absent from our TV screens recovering from a horrific foot injury, but thankfully she’s almost back to full fitness. Graham and Louise discuss how to stay fit whilst juggling a demanding job and a hectic family life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
Graham Bell meets fitness expert, Alice Living. She’s been described as a ‘Pint-sized personal trainer with a passion for health and fitness’ and she’s a best-selling author who recently outsold Jamie Oliver and Nigella Lawson in the cookbook charts, a podcast host and an Instagram influencer with more that 700,000 followers on Social Media! She’s also behind a range of best-selling fitness wear AND she’s an ambassador for Women’s Aid. Graham discusses Alice’s health challenges as she manages to maintain full fitness whilst managing PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and how health and well-being has helped her overcome difficult times in her personal life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24 minutes | Jan 21, 2021
Graham Bell meets musician and soccer star Chelcee Grimes. Chelcee has worked with Dua Lipa, Kylie Minogue, the Saturdays and Kesha. She's also a very talented footballer: her past clubs include Liverpool Ladies, Tottenham Hotspur Ladies and Fulham. Chelcee is also starting out on a broadcasting career, working on the Match of the Day spinoff show Match of the Day XL for BBC Two. She's also presenting segments of the NFL End Zone on Channel Five. In lockdown, she launched her own podcast called ‘What Could Have Been’, interviewing stars of music and sport. In this episode Chelcee shares her fitness secrets and explains to Graham how she maintains her motivation, even when faced with lockdown.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
Graham Bell chats to Colin Jackson. Colin Jackson is one of the greatest athletes ever to come from the UK. His 110 metre hurdles World Record of 12.91 seconds stood for 13 years, and his World Indoor Record for the 60 metres hurdles still stands today! His impressive medal haul is matched by his equally remarkable broadcasting career: he has covered every major athletics event for the BBC since 2004. He’s since become an important figurehead for diversity, inclusion and mental health. He recently discussed his battle with bulimia on BBC1’s Panorama programme, and he talks openly and honestly about the challenges he’s faced throughout his career: anxiety, race and sexuality. In this episode Colin talks about how he overcame great challenges to become the fastest hurdler in the world, how he maintains a high level of fitness, and shares his joy of a quiet night in, in front of the TV, with a cup of Horlicks.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Graham meets sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher. Kirsty has a television career that spans two decades. As anchor for Sky Sports News, she covered every major sporting event on the planet, as well as some notable, high-profile interviews: David Beckham, Jordan Speith and Anthony Joshua have all been guests of hers. Kirsty has a huge passion for health and fitness and trains at least 3 to 4 times a week with her trainer. Alongside her broadcast work, Kirsty continues to be involved in Soccer Aid – the charity football match which pits celebrities against legendary footballers. In this episode Kirsty explains how important sessions with her personal trainer are to maintaining her physical and mental well-being, and describes how she balances a busy working life with an equally busy family life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
Graham meets Strictly Come Dancing star, Aljaz Skorjanec. Aljaz first appeared on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2013 and in that first year, won the title with Abbie Clancy! In this episode he reveals who he is tipping to win this year’s show, what he does to keep physically and mentally fit and the sacrifices he made growing up in Slovenia, to pursue his dance career.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
1 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
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