Building A Better Body

Karen shares her own knowledge on building a better body, mind & soul with a little help from guests along the way

About the show

The BBB Podcast is now in hiatus, no need to be sad though, you can still continue to enjoy the archived episodes below, and even better, you can now join Karen over on her new Show, Enligten Co-Hosted with Donna Lennon

This podcast hopes to inspire and open your mind to the many elements that go towards creating a strong and capable body. Karen will share her opinion along with the latest findings from the world of science, news and everywhere in between. She is not here to dictate, but to show you there are other ways than you perhaps have been taught in the past in order to feel better, to heal and to truly thrive. She often brings guests along for the ride as she loves to be the platform for others.
Have a listen and let’s have some fun!

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  • Episode 114: Movement & Mobility with John Lindsey

    November 7th, 2019  |  Season 9  |  33 mins 40 secs
    exercise., flexibility, john lindsey, mobility, strength

    To finalise season 9 Karen is talking to John Lindsey, John is a Personal Trainer and movement specialist. John has the most inspirational Instagram account where he shares his movement journey in the form of videos. After this episode I'm sure you'll want to change up your gym routine a little and perhaps look into some different footwear! Enjoy!

  • Episode 113: Food Lies With Brian Saunders

    October 31st, 2019  |  Season 9  |  42 mins 27 secs
    brian saunders, food lies, sapien

    Today Karen is talking to Filmmaker Brian Saunders about his up and coming documentary Food Lies. We have been conditioned for years on eating a diet that is far from optimal. People are more sick than ever with chronic illnesses becoming almost normal. Food Lies, the documentary questions everything we have been told, and will leave you thinking much more about what you choose to eat. Enjoy this conversation with Karen and Brian.

  • Episode 112: Private GP Care and the Importance of Self Discovery with Dr. Siobhan Graham

    October 24th, 2019  |  Season 9  |  48 mins 3 secs
    doctor, holistic, siobhan graham, travel., vitalis health

    Today Karen talks to Doctor Siobhan Graham, Siobhan is a private GP, and runs her practice Vitalis Health from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She talks us through her journey from travelling alone, and how pivotal it was in discovering her purpose. Siobhan is open, honest and inspiring to listen to, please enjoy the show!

  • Episode 111: Karen Is Interviewed By Suzanne Edge

    October 17th, 2019  |  Season 9  |  38 mins 11 secs
    about me, carnivore, help, host, karen interview, keto, passion, wellbeing

    Today the tables are turned once more. Karen was interviewed by Suzanne Edge from the What If Health Podcast (soon to be renamed Like A Human) she thought the conversation was great so it's now a show for BBB season 9. Listen to Karen tell more of her story about how she came to be a podcaster, how she is passionate about helping people and lots of other chat in between. Thank's Suz for all the great conversation!

  • Episode 110: Sonny Blondstein Dent

    October 10th, 2019  |  Season 9  |  33 mins 40 secs
    guy health, meat eater, sleep, sonny blondestein dent.

    Today Karen welcomes Sonny Blondstein Dent back on the show for a second time. Sonny talks about the importance of sunlight exposure and the effect it has on our sleep quality, also using technology in bed, as well as his favourite topic, gut health. Sonny tells us about one of his favourite foods, listen in to hear what it is!

  • Episode 109: Break Free From Habits & Anxiety with Dr. Amy Johnson

    October 3rd, 2019  |  Season 9  |  29 mins 17 secs
    amy johnson, anxiety, eating disorders., habits

    Listen to Karen talk to Dr. Amy Johnston a Social Psychologist who has gone from having pretty debilitating social anxiety and some disordered eating habits to someone who is running her own online school to help others through their anxieties and habits they wish to break.

  • Episode 108: How to Fix Your Myopia with Jake Steiner

    September 26th, 2019  |  Season 9  |  40 mins 37 secs
    eye health, eyes, jake steiner, myopia.

    Today on the show Karen is talking to Jake Steiner about Myopia. Jake runs the site and has a huge following. Jake believes that the optometry industry is flawed and that there are many way in which we can correct this type of eye sight problem.

  • Episode 107: The Anti Anxiety Diet with Ali Miller RD

    August 29th, 2019  |  Season 8  |  36 mins 57 secs
    ali miller, anti anxiety, dietician, gluten free., gut health, keto

    Karen serves up the final show of season 8. Today you will hear a great conversation with Ali Miller, Ali is a dietician working from a holistic view point. She has recently written the book The Anti-Anxiety Diet, listen in for some simple actionable steps you can take in order to help beat your anxiety with the Keto Diet.

  • Episode 106: What To Do When Vegetarianism Isn't Working Anymore With Karen Wright L.Ac.

    August 22nd, 2019  |  Season 8  |  39 mins 57 secs
    acupuncture, karen wright, meat eater, ms, vegetarian

    Today listen to Karen interview Karen Wright about Acupuncture, Nutrition, Chinese Medicine and Functional Medicine. Karen was, in her own words a good vegetarian, but something was missing, she didn't feel well, illness was creeping in and things got so bad that something had to change. Listen in and find out what changes she made. Karen comes across as an extremely considerate and caring practitioner, now is her time to shine.

  • Episode 105: Acupuncture, Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Tuina with Fiona Jennings

    August 15th, 2019  |  Season 8  |  38 mins 29 secs
    acupuncture, breathing, fiona jennings, movement, qi gong, tai chi, tuina

    Today Karen talks to Fiona Jennings, Fiona runs Acupuncture NI and carries out a number of practices such as; acupuncture, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Tuina. She treats the body as an entire, holistic system. This is a fascinating conversation and you will hear how Fiona's start in life in China was pivotal to her future plans.

  • Episode 104: Feeling Free & Looking After Your Feet

    August 8th, 2019  |  Season 8  |  8 mins 18 secs
    foot health, solo show

    A short and sweet solo number from Karen today, she talks about striping things back a little, doing what lights you up. Also as a nice bonus she is taking about Foot health ;)

  • Episode 103: A Question and Answer Show with Karen and Guest Host Neil McCallion

    August 1st, 2019  |  Season 8  |  1 hr 30 secs
    get to know karen, host questions, interview show

    Have you ever wanted to get to know Karen a little more? Well, today we changed up the format, she was the one being interviewed by her good friend Neil McCallion. We cover listener questions on how she came to get involved in podcasting, her journey into nutrition, exercise, stress management, and a lot more in between, enjoy!

  • Episode 102: The Beauty Magician Jackie Van Ruler

    July 25th, 2019  |  Season 8  |  32 mins 29 secs
    beauty, face, jackie van ruler, massage, moisturisers., self massage

    Today Karen talks to Jackie Van Ruler, "The Beauty Magician". They discuss some of the amazing techniques that can be used instead of invasive surgery or an excess of toxic beauty products. They dive into the lymphatic drainage system, what is that? Well you'll find out, and you'll learn just how important it is to your health. Lots of insights in this show. Enjoy!

  • Episode 101: The Power of Now Book Review with Donna Lennon

    July 18th, 2019  |  Season 8  |  32 mins 8 secs
    book review, eckhart tolle, power of now

    Season 8 kicks off with Karen and Donna discussing the book The Power of Now by Eckhard Tolle. Have you ever wondered what to do about the chatter in your head? Perhaps it causes anxiety and unease? Eckhart teachs that the mind when brought into the present moment is much more at peace. Listen to the show and hear Karen and Donna's thoughts on the book.

  • Episode 100: Lifting Weights & Eating Steaks with Cassie Wild

    June 20th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  40 mins 23 secs
    carnivore, cassie wild, strength training, string women.

    Today Karen is taking to Cassie Wild, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner from America. They discuss Cassie's journey with carnivore, working with her Dad, her exercise regime and what she is feeding her son. Cassie really has found what works for her and has put in a lot of work over the years in order to build that better body. She has set one amazing example. Enjoy the show!

  • Episode 99: Anxiety and Diet with Sonny Blonstein-Dent

    June 13th, 2019  |  Season 7  |  20 mins 51 secs
    ancestral health, anxiety, diet, gut health, sonny blonstein dent

    Today Karen talks to Sonny Blonstein-Dent about his journey with anxiety. Sonny fully believes that diet was the root cause of his anxiety, and that we should be focusing on the connection with the gut. Sonny rarely suffers from anxiety today and is keen to help others try news tools to combat their own mental health.