The magazine for Women that want a Healthy and Fit Lifestyle
Autumn is almost here!
ABOUT YOU • Share how you stay fit and active plus let us know what you enjoyed reading in previous issues!
FIT BUZZ • This month’s hottest things to do, buy and try
‘RUNNING IS MY MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGY’ • Former Hollyoaks actress turned health and fitness influencer Davinia Taylor, 45, says exercise, especially running, is a must for her wellbeing, and shares some of her top health hacks we can all try
ASK THE EXPERTS • This month our experts answer the question: How do I ease back into exercise after a summer break?
BACK TO BASICS • When it comes to working out, sometimes you need to strip things right back
3 ways with... A KETTLEBELL • Looking for one piece of kit to help strengthen every muscle? Say hello to the mighty kettlebell!
Paradise Found! • Named after the largest diamond ever discovered, Cullinan Belek is the newly opened resort in Turkey that’s a hidden gem in itself
Master the Move PERFECT YOUR PLANK • This move may look simple but the body benefits are huge. Strength and conditioning coach Nolan Sunnassee shows you how to reap the rewards
IMPROVE YOUR RUN WITH STRENGTH TRAINING • Discover how getting stronger can help you run for longer with strength and conditioning coach Nolan Sunnassee
FUEL UP • Keep your eyes on the finishing line with the help of this month’s fit fuel foods and drinks
EATING FOR MORE ENERGY • Feeling sluggish after the summer? Pile your plate high with these nutritionist-approved foods for when you need a lift
Super speedy, super green! • Nourish your body from the inside out with these raw and lightly cooked recipes from nutrition and health coach Sophie Teixeira De Abreu
CHANGING ROBES • Following on from last issue’s sporty swimwear, acting editor Katy Sunnassee puts some changing robes and waterproof onesies through their paces
BEAUTY KIT • Beauty editor Lauren Maybank rounds up her hot list of new buys, perfect for those al fresco workouts. Find her at instagram.com/laurenpatriciamaybank
Sure footed • American fitness apparel brand TYR – better known for kitting out Olympic swimmers and triathletes in racing suits and goggles – has made the leap from water to land with its first workout shoe – and it’s perfect for fans of cross training!
MAMA NEWS • Check out this month’s fit list for active mums and mums-to-be, from WF editor Sarah Sellens
HOW TO EXERCISE AND STILL BREASTFEED • Women’s Fitness speaks to Sarah Campus about her top tips for nourishing your body and your baby as you return to training
JOG ON! • Our panel of Women’s Fitness mums (and dads!) takes the latest jogging buggies for a spin
BREATHE YOUR WAY TO BETTER FITNESS • Physical fitness isn’t only about how many hours you put in, how many reps you do or how often you train – becoming your best self involves your mind, too. Breathwork coach Iona Holloway shares three simple exercises to help you improve your physical performance
MOVEMENT TO ALLEVIATE ANXIETY • Movement specialist Vanessa Michielon shares simple exercises to help beat anxiety and help you feel more resilient
Were talking to Luba Mushtuk • The professional dancer and BBC Strictly star says it’s okay to go at your own pace and shares the importance of shutting down criticism and comparison