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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
ASK THE EXPERTS • Stay fit and well with this top advice from the Women’s Fitness experts
'The real healing happens in your mind' • As one of the world’s most famous trainers and influencers, Kelsey Wells knows a thing or two about fitness. She speaks to Lucy Gornall about accepting her body postpartum, plus how she adapted to a new type of workout after her ski injury.
HAPPY HIIT • Endorphins are without a doubt the best side effect of exercise. Allow this HIIT workout to take them to a new level
3 Ways with... A BODY BAR • Offering fat-burning and muscle-toning benefits, body bars are great fitness tools for any workout
10 MINUTES of Calm • Add some calm to your day with this 10-minute yoga practice from Cat Butterfield, yoga teacher and founder of the Well Woman Yoga app
7 HEALTH BENEFITS of running • It’s cold outside but that’s no reason not to lace up and head on out for a run to reap the numerous physical health benefits,
EXPLORE Iceland • Writer Ruby Deevoy spent four days in and around the capital of Reykjavik and experienced once-in-a-lifetime wonders, including trekking into a 1,000-year-old ice cave, bathing in a natural hot lagoon, and taking in the ancient Viking culture
FIT FUEL • Keep your eyes on the finishing line with the help of this month’s fit fuel foods and drinks
To drink OR NOT TO DRINK? • The holiday season is upon us, bringing gallons of mulled wine, eggnog and champagne with it. But, consuming too many festive tipples could affect your sports performance and fitness goals, says PT James Staring
VEGAN-FRIENDLY feasting • Swap the meat this Christmas for these deliciously seasonal vegan-friendly alternatives – complete with heaps of protein, colour and flavour
SUPER Socks • Heading out for a run? Give your feet the right support – and prevent blisters – with the best running socks, tried and tested by Lucy Miller
BEAUTY KIT • Beauty editor Lauren Maybank curates a selection of Christmas gifts for fitness fanatics and beauty aficionados. Find her at instagram.com/laurenpatriciamaybank
Mama NEWS • Check out this month’s kit, classes and more for fit mamas
Fit for LABOUR • Prepare your body for the big day with some simple exercises that can help encourage baby to move down and into a good position.
SUPPORT YOUR BODY - and child! • Nourish yourself and your growing baby with our pick of the best preconception, pregnancy and postnatal supplements
Self-defence SAVIOURS • Learn how to defend yourself and feel more empowered with Della O’Sullivan, martial artist and author of self-defence guide Fight Like A Girl. Warning: This article discusses themes of sexual assault and violence.
Time for a change? • Feeling time poor? A simple shift in your psychology will give you more hours in the day to exercise, says Ruby Deevoy
Were talking to Caroline Dubois • The British pro boxer and new International Boxing Organization’s lightweight world champion talks about consistency and making sacrifices to get ahead