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

  • 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.

  • 70: Confidence in the Kitchen

    11 August 2021  |  Season 3  |  29 mins 20 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    We’re back with another Sam and Lily catch up episode! We talk about confidence levels in the kitchen, getting stuck in a rut with cooking and they blow each other’s minds with the various kitchen gadgets Sam and Lily both use. 🤯

    We also discuss our drinking challenge - Drink Up! This is where we’re asking YOU to stay hydrated in August! More details on the podcast if you’re wanting to find out more about it and the benefits of keeping hydrated. 💧

  • 69: Jamie Ramsay - Endurance Adventure Athlete

    4 August 2021  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 6 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    After finishing a 10,000km cycling trip around the UK in 80 days, endurance adventure athlete, Jamie Ramsay joins us on the podcast. Adrenaline fueled, Jamie talks about finding fulfilment in something you enjoy just for you and getting into the mindset of a new challenge.

    He informs us about "type 2 fun", realising what you’re capable of and proving to yourself you can achieve your goals. It’s a great podcast to get you feeling motivated and there’s lessons to be learned in discovering where your happiness comes from.

    Jamie is also a Runner's Need ambassador, and when you're a WW member, you can get 15% off at https://www.runnersneed.com/ using code: AF-WW-15. T&Cs Apply.

  • 68: Summer of Love

    28 July 2021  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 41 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Lots covered in this week’s episode of the Wellness that Works podcast. We cover dealing with the heat, picky dinners and 3 things we’re grateful for. Lily also reveals some shocking statistics to Sam surrounding body shaming and weight stigmas that tend to occur during summer.

  • 67: Meet Digital 360 Coach Nancy!

    14 July 2021  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 44 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Queen of all things food, Digital 360 Coach Nancy joins us this week on the podcast! She shares how she grew her online presence, trying new ingredients when she started her nutritional training and the tight-knit community that has formed over on Connect.

    Juggling motherhood, her job and her healthy lifestyle, Coach Nancy shares how she does it all.

  • 66: What Makes You Happy?

    7 July 2021  |  Season 3  |  32 mins 41 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week Sam and Lily have a good old catch up as they discuss the things that make them happy. They’ve also both got some pretty big life changes on the horizon which they discuss and the importance of finding ways to keep on top of your mental health. They also talk Love Island and their opinion on the series. 🏝️

  • 65: Marathon Running as a New Me

    30 June 2021  |  Season 3  |  35 mins 56 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    After seeing his family’s success on the WW programme, Adam decided to give it a go. Thinking he’d only stick to it for a couple of weeks, Adam has gone on to lose almost 11st in over a year!

    For Adam, fitness has played an important role in his journey to the point where he now runs marathons. In this episode, we discuss coming to the end of the #MoveMorewithWW challenge, those all-important non-scale victories that keep you motivated and what he feels is the most rewarding part of his journey.

  • 64: Spencer Matthews - Television Personality and Founder of CleanCo

    23 June 2021  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 11 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    This week we’re joined by the founder of CleanCo, TV personality and father of two, Spencer Matthews. Our WW members may recall CleanCo being on WellnessWins, and today Spencer talks about his turbulent relationship with alcohol which led him to drastically change his drinking habits. We discuss creating goals, establishing a work ethic and juggling the things you love.

  • 63: Becky Adlington - Former Competitive Swimmer and Olympic Medalist

    16 June 2021  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 48 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    You missed us last week but now we’re back with a bang alongside the incredible, 4x Olympic gold medalist, Becky Adlington. We discuss her whirlwind of a year juggling house renovations, pregnancy, home schooling and life in general.

    Becky is also an Everyone Active ambassador and discusses their amazing policy on wearing whatever will make you feel the most comfortable in the pool and the community element of their leisure centres (don’t forget to snag our amazing offer as a WW member).

  • 62: Move More with WW

    2 June 2021  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 39 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Yes, Move More with WW is back and better than ever! Sam and Lily chat through the various activities they’ll be getting up to and what counts as FitPoint boosters on the WW app.

  • 61: Meet Digital 360 Coach Nat!

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

    New episode alert and this week we have our very own D360 Coach Nat joining us on the podcast!! Sharing her passion for food and spin, Nat discusses what it was like to see the Digital 360 community grow from the start.

    She shares her go-to foods, how she plays around with SmartPoints and where the inspiration for her cooking comes from.

    Take a listen to feel inspired and maybe get some awesome insight to the wondrous world of Digital 360.

  • 60: The Shrinking Nurse

    19 May 2021  |  Season 3  |  29 mins 13 secs
    food, health, mindset, weight loss, weight management, weight watchers uk, wellbeing, wellness, wellness that works, ww uk

    Jamella aka The Shrinking Nurse joins us this week on the podcast. She started her WW journey just before the initial lockdown, when she was returning back to work after maternity leave, and was upset to see her uniform no longer fitted. Her ethnicity and weight put her in a high-risk category for Covid, which highlighted even more why she wanted to get healthier.

    In this episode, Jamella shares what she focused on during her weight loss journey to keep her motivated, fitting her journey into working on the frontline for the NHS and avoiding temptation in the staff room. She also shares the differences she’s noticed mentally and physically after losing an incredible 8st, and what it's meant to her as a mum of a 2 year old.