How to pick the right socks for running

We spend plenty of time and money looking for the perfect pair of running shoes, only to throw on any old pair of cotton socks. Here’s why it’s time to care more about the kinds of socks you run in.   There can’t be a runner in the land who hasn’t picked up a blister or two in their time. There […]

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Can this simple, 3-step method help you stop burnout for good?

Written by Alice Porter Feeling burnt out? A trending three-step method could help you deal with continual stress. Here, psychologist Dr Audrey Tang explains how it works.  Burnout is on the rise. Defined as “chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed,” it was recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a phenomenon in 2019. During the pandemic, […]

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The signs that your immune system might be low, and what you can do about it

The colder months are on their way. Here’s how to look after your immune system as flu season approaches. The mornings are getting darker, the days becoming colder, and coats and boots are slowly starting to re-appear in our wardrobes and shops. And, as we adjust to the chillier weather, it’s probably time we start preparing ourselves for our winter […]

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Is oat milk and other plant-based drinks healthier than dairy?

Plank milks may be better for the environment but are they actually healthier for us than dairy? We look at the nutritional facts behind oat, soy, coconut and pea drinks to see how they match up to cow’s milk. Almost every coffee shop these days offers a non-dairy milk alternative. It’s as common to hear someone order an oat flat […]

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Troy Aikman Says the Pegan Diet and 4 Days of Lifting a Week Keeps Him Ripped

Back in April, hall-of-fame NFL quarterback Troy Aikman shared a shirtless photo to his social media that showed the FOX Sports analyst is still surprisingly ripped, sporting six-pack abs at 54. The reveal left many fans wondering what kind of routine the Cowboys legend sticks to in order to maintain the lean physique of someone half his age. Yesterday, in […]

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How to do a bodyweight squat – properly

There’s no move quite as fundamental and beneficial as a squat. It’s the move for building stronger glutes and quads, and the best bit is that you can do it anywhere without any equipment. The key to reaping all of those benefits is in learning correct form. So, here’s how to do the perfect bodyweight squat. There’s no exercise quite […]

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Why barre is the full-body, low-impact class your body’s been craving

Not yet tried barre? Then now’s the time to head to the studio for some low-weight lengthening and strengthening. Join the Strong Women Training Club for a series of in-person strength-focused barre classes at the legendary Barrecore this autumn.  In recent months, barre has taken off in a big way. It’s gone from being a niche interest for models, dancers […]

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