Wellness that Works

A podcast that discusses food, activity, sleep and mindset - the four pillars of WW.

About the show

What does wellness mean to you? Hosts Sam and Lily openly chat with a variety of guests about their inspiring, life-changing experiences. Join us every Wednesday for real people, real lives and real talk.

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Episodes

  • 85: Goodbye from Sam and Lily

    8 December 2021  |  Season 3  |  25 mins
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    As we come to the end of 2021 and the end of season 3 of the Wellness that Works podcast, its time to say goodbye to our hosts Sam and Lily as they pass the mic over to our exciting new hosts in the new year! They've had an absolutely blast sharing tips, laughs and inspiration with so many guests and spend this episode reminiscing about Rees and Randall.

  • 84: One Month of PersonalPoints™

    1 December 2021  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 19 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    It's been almost a month since the launch of PersonalPoints™ and we're joined by WW Coach Suzie Stirling on the podcast this week to talk all about it! She shares how her members have responded to the new plan, her top tips for success and her own amazing wellness journey. Suzie is a prime example of the incredible support we can offer across studios, virtual workshops and online so make sure to tune in!

  • 83: Alcohol Free Festive Favourites with Lyre's

    24 November 2021  |  Season 3  |  35 mins 14 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    With office parties, Christmas markets and general festivities back on the cards this December, who better to discuss our alcohol consumption queries with than the CEO of Lyre's, Mark Livings. Lyre's, the official brand of Dry January, have an amazing variety of non-alcoholic drinks available that will help you keep track of your Points and limit the hangovers and Mark had some awesome tipple tips too!

  • 82: Heather Fisher - England Rugby Player and Olympian

    17 November 2021  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 12 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week we're joined by Olympian and England Rugby player Heather Fisher, who is also a keynote speaker and we can see why from how inspirational this episode was! Join us on a rollercoaster of emotions, as we discuss Heather's difficult childhood, mental health issues and how she reached her dream to become an athlete. Her strength and motivational words are infectious, so make sure to listen!

    TW // Eating disorders, depression

  • 81: Introducing WW PersonalPoints™!

    10 November 2021  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 36 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    In celebration of the launch of PersonalPoints™, we're joined by Head of Programme and WW guru Julia Westgarth to talk us through the ins and outs of the new programme. Its a great way for members to get step by step support around their new ZeroPoints, earning points and what's sticking around (Lily was super excited about rollovers, surprise surprise!)

  • 80: Resetting this Winter

    3 November 2021  |  Season 3  |  22 mins 2 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    As the nights get longer, days get colder and November sets in, Sam and Lily catch up on this week's podcast. They discuss post-half term motivation, setting goals and gulp counting down to Christmas (sorry, we went there).

  • 79: Menopause - The Unspoken Challenge

    27 October 2021  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 3 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    October marked Menopause Awareness Month, where we’ve been having open and honest conversations with women sharing their experiences and platforms. This week on the podcast, we’re talking to the founder of The WomenHood, Jess Rad.

    The WomenHood connects women with the goal of making small changes to help overcome challenges. Jess shares why she began this endeavour of creating a platform designed for women supporting other women.

    We discuss menopause; shame, stigmas, symptoms and so much more!

  • Bonus Episode: Menopause Awareness Month Panel (at Situ Live)

    26 October 2021  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 35 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Slightly different and BONUS Wellness that Works episode for you this week! On World Menopause Day, Sam spoke with a panel of leading UK menopause campaigners about the importance of de-stigmatising menopause and breaking the societal taboo for future generations. Some pretty shocking statistics were revealed as we uncover, how much do we actually know about menopause and what support is available for women going through this stage of life?

    Joining Sam on the podcast is Anna Hill, WW UK General Manager, Heather Jackson, who founded the GEN-M movement, TV and radio presenter Jenny Powell, Olympian and mentor, Michelle Griffith-Robinson, Independent women’s journalist Maya Oppenheim and Smooth Radio presenter Angie Greaves.

  • 78: Motherhood and Marathons

    20 October 2021  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 38 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week on the Wellness that Works podcast, we’re joined by WW member Lucinda, who shares about her recent accomplishment of running the London marathon. We talk about motherhood, making time for yourself and striking a balance.

  • 77: All things Autumn

    13 October 2021  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 3 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Sam’s back! In this week’s episode, Sam and Lily debate how much the temperature turning colder affects us - they talk about SAD, winter cooking, autumnal favourites, Halloween and lots more!

  • 76: Mental Health with The Bipolar Businessman

    6 October 2021  |  Season 3  |  39 mins 49 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    In line with World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, today we are joined by the incredibly inspiring Thomas Duncan Bell. He talks to us about his work helping people to see that they’re not alone. He shares his own struggles with mental health and how it led him to become The Bipolar Businessman. TW// Self-harm, Suicide.

  • 75: Tasty Tips from Skinny Kitchen Secrets

    22 September 2021  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 3 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week we’re talking to long-term WW member, Laura, as she discusses the moment she decided to begin her journey and going on a whole new journey after the birth of her first child. With Lily, Laura chats about the importance of wellbeing, planning ahead and enjoying meals to the fullest. With her passion for cooking came the widely popular Skinny Kitchen Secrets blog, full of recipes for everyone to enjoy.

  • 74: Finding Routine Amid Chaos

    15 September 2021  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 23 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week Sam and Lily discuss finding routines amid chaos. With this comes the importance of time management, acceptance and adaptability. We chat through how our #StepUpToSeptember is going and some sneaky ways to bump up your steps, as well as answering some of YOUR burning questions.

  • 73: Help! Why Can't I Sleep?

    8 September 2021  |  Season 3  |  27 mins 12 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Let’s talk about sleeeeeep. 💤 Today on the podcast, we’re joined by Eve Sleep CEO, Cheryl Calverley. This incredibly insightful episode goes into the importance of sleep as our foundation of wellness. We discuss how you can set yourself up for the best night’s sleep, the science behind our sleep cycles and what you need to look for in a great mattress.

  • 72: WW x HelloFresh has arrived!

    2 September 2021  |  Season 3  |  24 mins 5 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    New podcast episode AND new partnership with drumroll please, HELLOFRESH! 🌱

    Today to talk about this amazing collaboration, we’re joined by HelloFresh Recipe Developer Mimi. With HelloFresh, you can pre-plan your WW meals with SmartPoints allowing you to change things up, keep cooking simple and try out some awesome new recipes.

    Mimi talks us through some exciting dishes you could get in your box as well as her process as a recipe developer. We talk about our favourite ingredients, shocking hangover favourites and how you can order your WW x HelloFresh box.

    We also have a SPECIAL CODE just for our podcast listeners! Use the promo code WW2021 at hellofresh.co.uk to get 60% off 1st box, then 35% for the next 3 boxes.

  • 71: Meet Digital 360 Coach Cath!

    18 August 2021  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 2 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week we’re joined by Digital 360 Coach and NHS nurse, Cath! Much like everyone else, Cath’s world has drastically changed these past 18 months. She shares how she remains so positive, the support from the WW community and her journey as a WW member, who is now able to embrace what her body can do.