7 Health & Wellness Podcasts For Your Morning Commute

7 Health & Wellness Podcasts For Your Morning Commute


6 September 2015


The morning commute to work in KL must be one of the most frustrating times of the day. Whether you drive a car or take public transport, you can be sure of one thing - traffic. Although there isn’t too much that we can do about the traffic, we can use the 30 to 120 minutes that we have constructively.

Books are great, however they are a no-no if you’re driving and are cumbersome on a jam-packed bus or train. So what are we left with? Podcasts! Rather than listening to whatever the commercial radio stations play, download a series of entertaining and educational podcasts. Here are seven health and wellness podcasts to get you started!

TEDTalks Health

TED Talks are renowned all around the world for their inspirational and thought-provoking presentations. So why not take them wherever you go? TEDTalks Health invites an array of the world’s leaders in health to present everything from medical breakthroughs to smart daily health habits to help you live a healthier life. The health and wellness community is always stumbling upon new innovations, so it’s important to keep up!

Realize Yourself

Kimberly Snyder is a nutritionist and bestselling author who runs this podcast with her friend Tony. Although she founded an organic smoothie company called Glow Bio and is big on yoga, she also talks about beauty, empowerment, emotional health and much more. Tune into her calming voice and become a “Heart Warrior” today.

The Paleo Solution with Robb Wolf

Want to learn more about the Paleo diet? Craving for weekly Paleo inspiration? Tune into former biochemist and powerlifting champ Robb Wolf’s The Paleo Solution. Rob gets into the nitty gritty of the paleo diet each week in a simple, easy-to-understand manner, covering topics such as nutrition, intermittent fasting and fitness.

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The Jillian Michaels Show

Remember Jillian from the hit weight-loss show, The Biggest Loser? Yeah, well she’s now taken her no-bullshit attitude to podcast land. She doesn’t just talk about physical health though. She also talks about the health of your mind as well as other areas of life with episodes such as “Social Media Negativity” and “5 Ways To Be Brave.”

The Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips

With attention spans reducing and schedules expanding, we don’t all have the time to listen to hour-long ramblings. If you’re into something short and sweet, check out Monica Reinagel’s Nutrition Diva podcast. Each episode packs a nutritious punch in less than 10 minutes. It’s quick and dirty, and all killer without the filler.


Although focused on business news and current affairs, independent radio station, BFM 89.9 sometimes uploads podcasts covering health and wellness. For an interesting look at what is now considered a regular Malaysian diet, check out their episode “Eating the Impossible - The Healthy Malaysian Diet.”

The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss, the author of the 4-Hour Body, runs a bi-weekly podcast where he interviews successful people from all around the world in an attempt to deconstruct what makes them, well, successful. Although his guests hail from a wide range of industries, he has recorded some insightful podcasts covering health and wellness including Dr Rhonda Patrick on Life Extension, Performance, and More, Tony Robbins on Morning Routines, Peak Performance, and Mastering Money, and Charles Poliquin on Strength Training, Shredding Body Fat, and Increasing Testosterone.

Which podcasts are your favourites? Are there any other awesome ones that weren’t in the list? Let us know!