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7 Sports Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
Podcasts have been around for a long time, but recently more and more people are raving about podcasts and making them a part of their daily lives. Maybe you even have a friend that hopped on the bandwagon and started their own podcast! Now, there’s podcasts about literally everything, cooking, beauty, life advice, even conspiracy theories and mythical creatures.
If you’re not taking advantage of podcasts, you totally should be. You might be missing out on some great untapped benefits you might not expect to get from podcasts. They’re not just something to listen to before bed or on long car rides, there’s some real mental benefits that can come with listening to podcasts. From boosting critical thinking skills and imagination, becoming a better listener, and just learning new things, podcasts are a great resource to enhance the strength of your mind and have something fun to listen to other than your usual playlist.
Don’t worry, there are so many podcasts out there that revolve around the world of sports and athletics, and we’ve gathered a few that we think are the best of the best for you to check out.
“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” ― Ernest Hemingway
Here are 7 sports podcasts that might become your new favorite.
Bill Rhoden On Sports
Former New York Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden and attorney Jamal Murphy take on sports topics that you might not expect in Bill Rhoden On Sports. From intersectionality in sports, racism, and politics, they cover it all. If you’re looking to learn more about important issues in the world of sports, this is the place to go.
The B.Rad Podcast
Brad Kearns’ B.Rad Podcast is focused on health, fitness, performance and empowerment. Don’t worry this isn’t one that’ll put you to sleep with boring, educational speeches. Kearns puts a focus on going up against your biggest competition, yourself, with a little bit of humor thrown in to keep it light.
That’s What She Said with Sarah Spain
Sarah Spain interviews the best of the best in the big, wide world of sports and beyond in That’s What She Said. This isn’t just a sports podcast or just an advice podcast, with a variety of topics from mental health, sports injuries, celebrity interviews, and advice from star athletes, there’s something for everyone!
Advice + Motivation + Honesty = The Physio Matters Podcast. This podcast features a variety of topics from patient stories to new treatments and medical advice from industry experts. Physio Matters is the place to go for free “expert, honest advice” from people who actually know what they’re talking about.
Emily Abbate’s podcast Hurdle is all about endurance, grit, and inspiration. Abbate says the podcast is about “badass humans who got through tough times.” Wellness means different things to everybody, and Abbate talks about all the meanings of wellness. For a solid boost of inspiration Hurdle is the perfect choice.
Just Fly Performance Podcast
Looking for training and performance boosting tips? This ones for you! Joel Smith’s podcast Just Fly is dedicated to athletic performance training and development. Featuring coaches and experts in all areas of sports performance, Smith brings you expert information on modern athletic performance and training.
The PosCast with Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur
The PosCast is “a sort of sports show but not really.” This one is more like the feeling of being in a room talking sports with all your friends. You might not be getting much advice or education out of it, but you’ll definitely get a good laugh.
So, get out your phone, pull up a new podcast and get learning! Bonus points if you listen while you workout, fitness advice with getting fit, what could be better?
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey
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