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Go Outdoors
If you want a greater feel-good factor, head to a green space without your phone. That’s the latest advice from Anglia Ruskin University, which reports that more time spent outdoors and switching off devices was associated with a higher level of happ
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Water Works
It’s a no-brainer that you need to rehydrate after a workout, especially if you’ve left a little pool of sweat on the floor. But are you drinking enough? Not according to the latest data from hydration powder company Vidrate (vidrate.co.uk), which sh
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Lisa’s Nutrition
• ‘For breakfast, I have something such as a spinach omelette or scrambled eggs with two pieces of wholemeal bread and butter.’ • ‘My mid-morning snack is usually fruit with nuts and yoghurt, then peanut butter and honey pancakes as a second snack la
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Meet The Team
Christine is a performance nutritionist, chef, author and keen runner. She runs online programmes and works with athletes.christinebailey.co.uk Lucy is an ex-national gymnast and qualified PT. She is also a nutritionist and life coach who loves noth
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Full Up
Nim’s Pineapple and Beetroot Crisps (95p; nimsfruitcrisps.com) At just 66 calories, this new flavour of fruit and veg crisps from Nim’s counts towards one of your 5 A Day. Void of nasties, they contain just beetroot and pineapple. Yum! JustChoc Bar
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Beauty Bag
Ishga Sanitiser (£14.50; ishga.com) Make sanitising your hands a luxury with this organic option, packed with natural ingredients. The high alcohol content – teamed with lemongrass, rose, geranium and lavender essential oils – fights viruses and bac
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Your Meal Plan
BREAKFAST: 4 small Heck chicken or veggie sausages (or similar) with grilled tomatoes and mushrooms LUNCH: 150g canned tuna or salmon with a large colourful salad, 1 tbsp mayo and a drizzle of lemon juice DINNER: Turkey chilli: Cook 150g turkey min
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There are many reasons to start an exercise plan, from boosting energy levels to losing pesky pounds, but if you’ve been working towards a body-sculpting goal, you may find that at some point your results start to stagnate. The experts call this ‘hit
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Point Plié Burn
Studio or no studio, this ballet-inspired circuit will improve your posture while burning a tonne of calories, combining elements of Pilates, yoga and traditional fitness to streamline your body. The workout, designed by Rhea Sheedy, founder of Balle
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Did You Find A Way Of Exercising During Lockdown That You’ll Keep Up When Sports Clubs And Gyms Re-open?
‘I did more cold-water swimming in lakes and rivers as the leisure pools weren’t open’ Laura Stott-Allworthy ‘I’ve now got basic equipment at home, and there is so much available on demand, but I’ll probably book the odd studio class.’ Lauren Sha
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Fat Burn
• Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. • Raise your left knee up to hip level while simultaneously raising your right arm up high overhead. • Lower your left leg and right arm back down and repeat on the other side. • Continue alternating at pa
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Jennie’s Pt Tips
1 Know your customer and target your audience with advertising. Be as personal, authentic and relatable as you can be – people want real. 2 Have something that makes you stand out from the crowd. Find your niche, then own that space. 3 Invite feedb
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Core Control
The Core Master (£149.95; thecoremaster. co.uk) This bit of home kit works the outer, middle and deep inner core muscles. Hyperwear Sandbell (£34.90; strongerwellness. com) The functionality of sandbags make them great for working the abs. Viav
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Run Stronger For Longer
Want to follow a training regime that teams running workouts with resistance sessions? Beachbody Super Trainer, Idalis Velazquez (beachbodyondemand.com) has you covered with strength workouts and interval runs that will push you to the next level, wh
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Jennie Brown’s barre classes in her garden studio have gone international since the pandemic hit ‘I qualified as a PT after the birth of my first child 12 years ago and quickly focused on pre- and postnatal fitness. As my life has progressed, so has
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Smash Your Day
‘Moving is one of the best things you can do to honour your body at first light,’ says Lucy Pinto, owner and coach at TheBox (theboxfit.co.uk). ‘Try this LISS (low-intensity steady state) vs HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout.’ How to
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Perfect Plan
Monday: Fat Burn + 30-min brisk walk or cycle Tuesday: Legs workout + 30-min brisk walk or cycle Wednesday: Rest day Thursday: Chest and Back workout + 30-min brisk walk or cycle Friday: Bums and Tums + 30-min brisk walk or cycle Saturday: Arms
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Stretch Away Stress
Calm anxiety and boost resilience with these moves based on yin yoga, which focuses on stretching tissues that are often neglected in normal stretch routines, such as tendons, ligaments and fascia. The poses in this sequence will open your back, shou
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YOGA For Back Pain
Whether it’s burpees in the bedroom or conference calls in the kitchen, the yo-yo closure of gyms and offices during the pandemic means we’re all spending more time working and exercising at home. Which might explain why more than one-third of Brits
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Star Letter
I am grateful for your magazine as it really does what it says on the tin – [talk about] proper women’s fitness. I am finding that so many other magazines are becoming heavily focused on mindfulness and wellbeing, which is fine but in my opinion, is
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Easy Eating Strategies
1 Get gut healthy. Your gut microbiome does more than digest food. It produces hormones, influences circadian rhythm and modulates inflammation. Keep it healthy with fermented foods such as yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut and kimchi. 2 Cut some carbs. Th
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2021 Running Trends
Music and podcasts are set to be replaced by audio workouts as the new in-ear running buddy of choice. Check out platforms such as Auro (auro.fit) and WithU (withutraining.com) for guided running sessions and training plans led by motivational coache
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Grey Matter
We all know that exercise is good for our mental health but new research shows a strong link between low physical fitness and the risk of depression, anxiety or both. The study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, assessed data from more than 150,
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And Breathe…
To enhance the calming benefits of stretching, try incorporating breathing techniques into your stretch workouts. ‘The vagus nerve runs down through the respiratory diaphragm, so engaging in slow deep breathing – and making your exhale longer than yo
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One-pan Wonders
Whether you don’t have time to cook or don’t like doing the dishes, one-pan recipes have a lot to offer – so much so that medical doctor and bestselling author Dr Rupy Aujla, of Doctor’s Kitchen, says they’re the solution to your healthy eating woes.
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Mindful Mealtimes
Since our lives slowed down with ongoing lockdown restrictions, the spotlight has been on our diet and fitness routines – and many of us are feeling more pressure than ever to be the ideal weight. Maybe you’ve jumped on the fad diet bandwagon, or per
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Lynn Jung Professional freerunner
Credentials: One of the Parkour scene’s leading female athletes worldwide; the first and only woman ever to join prestigious London-based team Storm Freerun; winner of ‘Best Female Freerunner’ at the Red Bull Art of Motion competition 2016; star of m
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Dr Rupy’s Recipe Tips
1 Master a meal that you absolutely love and know you can cook any time, anywhere; a meal you don’t really have to think about and could essentially make in your sleep. 2 Decide upon a selection of 3-2-1 meals that you know you can fall back on. Min
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There are no quick fixes when it comes to fat loss. While exercise burns calories, and the right type of exercise will also promote muscle growth and fat burn, it won’t specifically burn fat from any particular area. And when it comes to tackling wei
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At-home Shopping Tips
Next time you buy your running shoes online, try these tips from Ashley Scott, technical representative supervisor at Brooks Running (brooksrunning.com). • ‘You land with one-and-a-half to three times your bodyweight when running, meaning your feet
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