10 women on running in the dark (and how they stay safe)

Running the dark is going to be inevitable if you run in the winter – so here are 10 women talking about how they do it. If you were successful in the London Marathon ballot, are planning to do another spring race or simply love running, then you’re probably going to have to run in the dark at some point (unless […]

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This is the least amount of sleep you can get away with

Think you’re being ultra-productive by waking up at the crack of dawn? Unless you’re going to bed well before midnight, you might be doing more harm than good. We all know that seven-to-nine hours’ kip is the optimal amount of sleep we should be aiming for on a nightly basis. That’s how much you need to feel properly rested, to […]

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4 bodyweight exercises for building super strong abs

Bored of crunches? These PT-approved moves are guaranteed to help you build a stronger core without straining your neck. There’s nothing quite like the rush of completing a heavy lift at the gym, but sometimes, squatting a heavy barbell isn’t the best way to build strength. Working your core is a crucial part of strength training, and something that can be […]

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Child’s pose is great for stress relief (so here's how to do it)

Welcome to our weekly Move of the Week series. Every Monday, we’ll be sharing with you one of our favourite exercises – how to do them, what muscles they work and why they should be a regular part of your workout regime. This week: child’s pose. There comes a point in the day when all you crave is a little […]

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Not just for carving: why adding pumpkin to your diet is such a good idea

Get ready to reap the benefits of this autumnal fruit. Out of all the autumnal symbols out there, the pumpkin has to be one of the most recognisable. On top of being an integral part of many people’s Halloween celebrations, the arrival of pumpkins and gourds in the supermarkets is a sure-fire sign that the weather’s about to get colder. […]

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We need to talk about the racial bias in menopause treatment

Research has found that Black and Asian women tend to go through menopause much earlier than their white peers, yet very little guidance caters to them. On average, Black and Asian women start menopause earlier, go through it for longer and live with more severe symptoms than white women. At least, that’s according to a recent study that found Black […]

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Can doing pilates help to soothe gut health symptoms?

We’re obsessed with pilates for core strength and muscle endurance, but might the mat or reformer-based practice also play a role in improving digestion and reducing symptoms of poor gut health?  Pilates has become one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world, and with good reason. There are so many science-backed benefits to doing mat and reformer […]

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Upgrade your overnight oats game with this umami-rich miso recipe

Raise your overnight oats game by slinging a spoon of miso into the mix – making this recipe from Oatly the ultimate probiotic breakfast. We’ve tried blueberry pie, lemon cheesecake and pumpkin flavoured overnight oats. We’ve added chocolate and banana to a milky base to create a creamy, rich recovery snack. Oats have to be the G.O.A.T breakfast ingredient: they’re chock-full of […]

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