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The ”in good shape” studio discussion: each week we invite an expert to the studio to talk about issues concerning health and well-being. Topics include alternative or conventional medicine, exercise, nutrition and wellness. That and more on ”in good shape” every week on DW-TV.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 7m. Bisher sind 234 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich

Gender medicine - the expert’s opinion

Jörg Blech is a journalist and author. On in Good Shape, he explains why men come down with Covid-19 more frequently than women do and why women live longer than men.



We talk to an expert about the liver

Gastroenterologist and nutrition expert Dr. Andreas Sturm talks about the liver and what we should and should not eat to keep it in good condition.



Self-optimization - We speak to an expert

In Good Shape meets up with journalist and author Isabell Prophet in Berlin. She talks about the modern-day pressure to improve yourself and where it comes from. And she explains why it’s important to learn to be content with who you are.


 2020-07-03  6m

Vaccines - we talk to an expert

In Good Shape goes to the German Museum of Technology in Berlin to meet virologist Professor Dr. Hendrik Streeck. He talks about which vaccinations we need and the potential risks behind them. And he explains what ‘herd immunity‘ is.


 2020-06-26  8m

Fitness - an expert opinion

In Good Shape talks fitness with sports physician Fernando Dimeo. He gives tips on keeping fit and explains why there’s more to fitness than strength and stamina.


 2020-06-19  8m

Parkinson’s disease - our interview

Neurologist Patricia Krause and tai chi instructor Mirko Lorenz explain why movement and exercise helps Parkinson’s patients. What types of movement are best?


 2020-06-12  6m

Ticks - our guest expert

DW teams up with tick researcher Peter Hagedorn to go out to the forest to look for ticks. Find out more about these dangerous little bloodsuckers.


 2020-06-05  9m

Time management - we talk with an expert

Jacob Drachenberg is a psychologist and one of the best-known stress management experts in Germany. In Good Shape talks to him about time management and tips in dealing with the pressure of deadlines.


 2020-05-29  8m

Child obesity - the experts' opinion

In Good Shape meets three women who’ve declared war on child obesity. Nutritional therapist Jana Brauchmann, social worker Petra Rücker and pediatrician Susanna Wiegand.


 2020-03-06  9m

Climate and health - We talk to a specialist

In Good Shape meets Sylvia Hartmann of KLUG, The German Alliance for Climate Change and Health. We ask her about the effects of climate change on our health - and what each of us can do for the planet and our own wellbeing.


 2020-02-27  7m