Fitness And Wellbeing

Fitness And Wellbeing, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Nutrition

    How our nutritional needs change as we age

  • auto-immune condition exercising
    Workouts

    “How an auto-immune condition made me appreciate workouts even more”

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    Workouts

    "I switched to 7-minute workouts for a week – this is what I learnt”

Latest Stories

Women in a pub garden drinking beer in the sunshine.
Wellbeing

Should you exercise on a hangover?

Let’s talk about ‘sweating it out’.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
How to start running again after a break
Workouts

How to start running again after taking a break

Once a runner, always a runner – even if you need to take things a little slower after a running break.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Why you need to drink electrolytes
Nutrition

Why you need to make this DIY electrolyte post-workout drink

Plain old water might not cut the refreshment mustard – particularly if you're working out in the heat

Posted by
Jessica Harris
Published
Strength training mobility
Workouts

Does strength training make you less flexible?

Lifting weights may make us stronger but do we have to choose between strength and mobility?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
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Emilie Lavinia
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“I purposely failed PE to avoid being outed as bisexual by my classmates”

Many girls find PE uncomfortable, but when you're a queer teenager, it comes a whole lot more complicated.

What age does muscle mass start to decline
Wellbeing

At what age do we start to lose muscle mass and strength?

We may be smashing fitness goals now but at some point, we're going to start losing muscle mass. Here's how to stay strong in the face of ageing.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Run Talk Run
Wellbeing

Run Talk Run: meet the running club which is putting mental health at the forefront of fitness

Running can be a form of therapy – as Run Talk Run founder Jess knows only too well. The club uses movement to help people open up.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
fitness challenge community
Wellbeing

“How a fitness challenge motivated me to find my community”

Fitness challenges are just about pushing yourself physically – they can also have added social benefits.

Posted by
Danai Nesta Kupemba
Published
running in the morning afternoon night
Workouts

“How changing the time of my daily runs improved my times, mood and sleep”

Most of us run at the same time every day but that could be holding you back – here’s why experimenting with timings can be beneficial.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Running to stabilise bipolar
Wellbeing

“How running has helped my bipolar feel much more manageable”

It's not a cure or a medicine, but one woman explains how running can have serious benefits for those living with bipolar disorder.

Posted by
Molly Lipson
Published
How to recover in the summer
Workouts

6 crucial steps to helping your body recover after a hot weather workout

Recovery is a vital part of fitness but it gets harder as the temperatures soar. Here's how to stay cool and calm, post-workout.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Posted by
Amy Sedghi
Published

Four women on how they move with arthritis

Far from having to remain still, exercise is actually recommended for people living with arthritis – and here's how four women do it.

How to build your confidence while cycling
Workouts

Not used to cycling? 11 tips for building confidence on the road

If you're not used to cycling, heading out on the road can be daunting – but there are ways to quickly build confidence.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Hit by a car
Wellbeing

“I was hit by a car mid-run – here’s how it totally transformed my view on exercise”

Being run over while running is awful but, sometimes, it takes the worst things happening to reap some benefits.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Tracking macros on a phone
Strong Women

“Giving up macro counting is the best thing I've done for my mental health”

Counting macros might work for some but for anyone with a history of disordered eating, it can open up a can of worms.

Posted by
Anya Ryan
Published
Re-entry fatigue solved with movement and nutrition
Wellbeing

How to tackle re-entry fatigue if you’re feeling shattered post-lockdown

Feeling shattered after a few weeks of going to the gym and meeting up with mates? Here's how to get your social energy back.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
Published
Recovering from slipped disc getting strong
Wellbeing

“I'm getting strong again after having a slipped disc – but the journey isn't over yet”

Mental health, pushing too hard and not seeking professional help can all make back injuries worse in the long run.

Posted by
Fiona Ward
Published
Morning walk benefits
Workouts

“How my daily pre-breakfast walk improved my mental, physical and emotional health”

Let your lockdown walking regime slip since society opened back up? Here's why it's time to reintroduce a morning walk into your day.

Posted by
Jess Dixon
Published
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Miranda Larbi
Published

5 simple strength training exercises for reducing stress

Feeling stressed? Strength training can help to nip stress in the bud before anxiety takes hold – here’s how.

Woman hill sprinting
Strong Women

“How hill sprints taught me to cope better with stress“

Tired of jogging? Try adding hill sprints to your running regime to reap the mental and physical benefits.

Posted by
Stacey Carter
Published