the welllness edit podcast with holland and barrett

How to lift your vibe

Gemma Newman

Gemma Newman,
The Plant Power Doctor

 A doctor for over 17 years, Gemma Newman has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice.


Dr Newman's specialist interests are in holistic health and plant-based nutrition as well as lifestyle medicine. In her practice she has come to understand that body, mind and soul are not separate, and that it is only in addressing the root causes of stress and disconnection that we can truly heal, from the inside out.

Richie Norton

Richie Norton,
Yoga and XPT Life Master Coach

Richie Norton is a former rugby player turned Yogi adrenaline chaser. After starting his career on the rugby pitch, Richie suffered a series of injuries which saw him make the life-changing transition from athlete to coach. This shift lead Richie on his own path of self-discovery and while travelling the world, he found his now life-long passion for yoga and performance coaching.

Over the past ten years, Richie has worked all over the globe and his client roster reads like an A-List party guestlist. Whether it's training Orlando Bloom to get movie-ready or PT sessions with the likes of Joe Wicks, Yoga with Fearne Cotton and alpine altitude training with British motorcycle racing champ, Chaz Davies, Richie gets results. Richie is an XPT Life Master Coach and his unique training methods experiment with a mix of meditation practices, callisthenics, capoeira and his beloved yoga.

Recently, Richie has worked with brands such as Fiit, Jeep, New Balance, RedBull, Speedo, Triumph, The NorthFace and Axa PPP Healthcare. Richie's 'Vibe Tribe' online community has seen him offer training advice, coaching and mental health life hacks and tips to a loyal family of members during the 2020 lockdown. Now residing in rural Wales, Richie takes every opportunit