Dr. Juliet McGrattan has found a higher purpose than being a GP by following her passion to promote an active lifestyle and through running is is engaging more women to be active and not necessarily competitive
TRANSCENDING SPORT TELLS THE STORIES OF ORGANIZATION AND INDIVIDUALS, CHARITIES AND MEDIA INITIATIVES AS WELL AS TOPICS AND CURRENT ISSUES OFF THE FIELD OF PLAY THAT AFFECT WOMEN IN SPORT EVERYWHERE
Transcending Sport is hosted by Chris Stafford
Podcast length: 30′ 00′
Dr. Juliet McGrattan was a General Practitioner for 16 years before she decided to hang up her stethoscope and follow her passion, using medical knowledge and experience to improve the health of women through physical activity. She published her first book Sorted: The Active Woman’s Guide to Health in 2017 and won first prize in the Popular Medicine category at the 2018 British Medical Association Medical Book Awards. Juliet is the resident Health Expert for Women’s Running UK magazine and a regular contributor for other publications. She is the Women’s Health Lead and Master Coach for the 261 Fearless global network which was founded by pioneer marathon runner Kathrine Switzer, to empower women to find courage through running. Juliet is the Founder and Director of 261 Fearless Club UK and a founding member and coach of her local clubs 261 Fearless Club Lune Valley and 261 Fearless Club Lancaster.
She worked for three years for Public Health England as the Lead Champion for Physical Activity in the North West of England. And as we will hear she loves to run from 5k to Marathon races. She says; I’m not a fast or a hugely accomplished runner but to me that’s not important. Running and sport in general is all about fun. I want to get as many people up out of their chairs as possible and experiencing the joy and benefits that exercise brings.’
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