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Why trampolining could be the most effective at-home exercise

1 day ago

Tired of endless burpees, squats and planks? A rebounder could be the answer to all your home workout woes. Here's why and the online workouts to try >>>

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The best eco and sustainable leggings for every workout

March 30th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

From the material they're made of to how they're packaged, here's how to choose sustainable activewear that does good as well as feels good >>>

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Coronavirus: Which painkiller should I take?

March 30th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Paracetamol, codeine or ibuprofen? Doctor Sophie Shotter advises us which pain relief to take for which type of ailment from period cramps to COVID-19 >>>

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The 800 calorie diet just got a whole lot easier

March 30th 2020

The 800 Calorie diet that's simple to follow - here's what you need to now about Exante >>>

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Live stream fitness and mindfulness classes you'll want to join when you're self-isolating

March 26th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Because it's the next best thing to being there >>>

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We did Joe Wicks' P.E class this morning - and we're still sweating

March 24th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Yes, we know it's aimed at kids, but The Body Coach's new daily live stream is the most positive start to lockdown mornings we can think of >>>

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How a skincare routine helped me manage my depression and anxiety

March 21st 2020 / Jessica Morgan

When a sexual assault tore Jessica Morgan's life apart, she found comfort in the simple act of cleansing her face. She describes how skincare became self-care and the products and rituals that brought her back from the brink >>>

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Zinc: the anti-viral supplement that's in demand right now

March 18th 2020

Zinc can help decrease the length of a cold and prevent viruses from entering the body and sales of zinc supplements are soaring. Here's what the experts say and how to add zinc-rich foods to your diet >>>

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What doctors and health experts are doing to stay well right now

March 16th 2020

Health professionals reveal the precautions they are taking in the time of coronavirus – and we're following their advice >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: why a low-carb breakfast will help you lose weight - and the recipes you need

March 11th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Forget high-fat or low-fat breakfasts, it's low-carb that will stop the mid-morning snack attacks >>>

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Powerful hand sanitisers that are kind to your hands (and not sold out yet)

March 10th 2020

Hand gel is hard to come by at the moment, but these three are still available - and won't leave your hands dry >>>

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What dietitians really think of the The Sirtfood Diet

March 3rd 2020

It's the eating regime that's said to be behind Adele's dramatic 7-stone weight loss and it involves coffee red wine and chocolate. We asked dietitians to decode it >>>

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What your vaginal discharge is trying to tell you

February 26th 2020 / Anna Hunter

It’s the topic that sexual health experts are asked about the most, from women of all ages. From smell to post-sex secretions and douching, here’s your ‘no holds barred’ guide to what’s 'normal' and what’s not >>>

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The best pillow sprays to help you drift off to sleep

February 24th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Can a pillow mist really help you fall asleep? We think yes, and these are the ones we recommend >>>

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11 pancake recipes from our favourite chefs and foodies

February 24th 2020 / Anna Hunter

From healthy to quirky, sweet to savoury, there’s a pancake recipe here to please even the fussiest Shrove Tuesday guest. Pile ‘em high... >>>

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Hype around hemp: why you need to know the difference between hemp and CBD

February 22nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Cannabis leaves are all over our beauty and wellness products right now but what does that tell us about what we are buying? Here's how to know your cannabis sativa seed oil from your cannabidiol – and why it's important >>>

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Why everyone in wellness is booking an infrared sauna session

February 21st 2020

They’re popping up in gyms, spas and yoga studios near you, and they’re already huge in the US. Here’s what infrared saunas can do for your skin, strength and sleep, and why it’s different from your average sweat box experience >>>

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This is why your IBS gets worse during your period

February 19th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

As if being on your period wasn't bad enough, you might find IBS symptoms rearing their ugly head too. Here's why and what do do about it >>>

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Beauty Shopaholic: what this fitness influencer spends her money on

February 11th 2020

With over 1 million followers on YouTube, PT Lucy Wyndham-Read is best known for her 7-minute workouts. But she's something of a beauty buff too. Here she shares what she spends her money on >>>

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Can daith piercings actually help with migraines?

February 10th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

There’s been much talk of this trendy piercing helping to alleviate headaches, but is there any truth in it? We spoke to acupuncturists, piercers and the Migraine Trust to find out >>>

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Are you getting enough of this memory-boosting sleep?

February 7th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Slow wave sleep - it’s one of the most important sleep stages and can help with everything from memory to sharpness. However, it dwindles with age. Here’s how to get more >>>

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Find your magnetism: how to be more hireable at work and desirable in love

February 7th 2020 / Dr Magdalena Bak-Maier

This is what a top neuroscientist and coach wants you to know about getting that true glow. Follow her very do-able 5 steps >>>

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Why the Tampliner could be be the answer to your period prayers

February 6th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

It's the first time in 80 years that the tampon has been reinvented. Now the two-in-one tampon and panty-liner is aiming to revolutionise our world - or at least our periods >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: why full-fat milk is better for weight loss

February 5th 2020

Meanwhile skimmed milk can make it harder to keep the pounds off, according to the doctor behind the Fast 800 Diet. He explains how your milk choice, whether it's plant-based or dairy, affects your weight and health >>>

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How to have a healthy relationship with caffeine

February 5th 2020

Coffee (aka, survival juice) is a workday staple for many of us, and a good cup of builder’s tea is the ultimate British comfort drink, but how do you know if your caffeine habit has gotten out of hand, and what do you do about it? >>>

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