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    Here’s how fast you need to walk to reap the cardio benefits

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    Working from home is causing posture problems

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Strong Women

Experts fill us in on whether walking every day is enough exercise

Should we really be walking towards our weekly exercise goals?

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Aiden Wynn
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Nutrition

Natural energy sources alternative to coffee

All of the energy-boosting benefits with none of the side effects.

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Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

Could a lack of sleep be affecting your fitness?

Not that we needed an excuse to have a lie-in...

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Miranda Larbi
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Kayleigh Dray
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How to shop local and support small businesses this Christmas

Consider this your guide to a more meaningful Christmas shopping experience.

Workouts

Want to know how to turn your walks into a full body workout?

Nordic walking could be right up your street.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Nutrition

Digestive enzymes are a crucial part of your nutrition, but what exactly are they?

A registered dietician explains all.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

Mindful running could help you switch up your runs for the better

Here's how mindful breathing can benefit your mental health, and how to do it.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Wellbeing

Recharge your mind and body with these free classes

We're taking #SelfcareSunday to another level.

Posted by
Meriam Ahari
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Nutrition

Can't resist a 4pm sugar craving? Here's why that afternoon sweet snack is good for you

Do you reach for a chocolate bar come 4pm? Here’s why that’s no bad thing.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

Get ready: gyms are opening again

You’ll be allowed back to the weights room, yoga studio and swimming pools soon. Here’s what to expect…

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Chloe Gray
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Get your heart rate up with this dumbbell cardio workout

Your dumbbells can do more than build strength and muscle.

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Nutrition

This delicious chicken traybake is perfect for a post-workout dinner

A traybake that helps to reduce muscle pain? Sign us up.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Shopping

The best activewear to gift to the gym lovers in your life

Leggings, sports bras and trainers that can get anyone motivated to train.

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Chloe Gray
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Strong Women

Hit a running plateau? Fartlek training could be the answer

Interval-based Fartlek training could get you out of your running rut.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Nutrition

How your diet could be disrupting your sleep

These are all the foods that get in the way of a good night's sleep.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Workouts

Relax, here’s why you won’t lose muscle mass during lockdown

Don't remember the last time you picked up a dumbbell? Your body can.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
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Wellbeing

Why you shouldn't put off starting better habits until Mondays

Say goodbye to the phrase “I’ll start next week”.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Can you work your muscles just by going for a walk?

The muscle building element of walking, explained.

Workouts

A beginner’s guide to mastering a press-up in 4 weeks

Yes, you can do it.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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