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Welcome to Women’s Health
22 Jillian Michaels
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NEWS YOU CAN USE • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
THE TO-DO LIST
Is it okay to exercise if I have a cold?
ASKING FOR A FRIEND
SINGLE-LEG GLUTE BRIDGE • Forget the bench and the barbell – fire up those glutes with a stability-ball move instead
SHOULD I BE EATING FULL-FAT DAIRY? • You never looked twice at blue-top Cravendale, until you heard rumours that whole dairy is where it’s at…
Cosmetic acupuncture • Hailed as a non-surgical facelift, facial acupuncture promises to re-energise your complexion one needle at a time. Georgie Lane-Godfrey turns herself into a giant pin cushion in the name of aesthetic science
Dr Preema Vig • The aesthetic doctor shares the products she swears by for healthy glowing skin
ALL-ROUNDER TRAINING SHOES • These kicks were made for walking – and running and the gym. Supercharge your day from dawn till dusk with our pick of the trainers that can do it all
I train in the cold • The mornings are dark, the evenings are darker, it’s cold enough outside to inspire a new Michael Bublé album. But bracing yourself, lacing up and heading out might actually ramp up your performance
HOW DO I COMBINE RESISTANCE AND CARDIO? • WH columnist and Third Space PT Alice Liveing on how to get the best of both worlds
Jillian Michaels • The international queen of fitness gurus, leaving a tide of influencers in her wake, Jillian Michaels has one goal: to give the people what they want. Here, the 45-year-old shares her rules for optimum health, how she believes age shouldn’t matter in the pursuit of a fit body, and why the conversation around obesity has gone too far…
What the experts eat • There’s a reason MTV’s Cribs defined the television viewing of a generation: there’s nothing more satisfying than having a behind-closed-doors butcher’s at another person’s way of life, especially if they’re someone of note. While we can’t claim to be bringing back the celebrity homes show, what you will find here is four women, all of whom are recognised as leaders within the health and nutrition world, opening up the doors of their fridges to reveal a snapshot of their own approach to eating. From the food psychologist with a half-eaten Snickers in her fridge to the GP who loves Lidl, they’ve given WH an access-all-areas pass (oh, fine, they only let us into the kitchen) to their culinary habits. Tuck in
JACK OF ALL TRADES
Big FAT truths • Whether debating the obesity crisis, our strained NHS, the rise of body-shaming or the glorification of the avocado, much conversation comes back to fat. So, where are the answers you’re hungry for? WH consults the authorities to get the skinny
THE SCIENCE OF FAT • Is the fat I eat the same stuff as the fat on my body?
WASTE NOT, WANT IT
STRONG MIND • As the countdown to Tokyo 2020 begins, sports stars become big news. But while these elite athletes elicit cheers and veneration now, by the age of 30, their all-encompassing professional life can come to an abrupt halt. Here’s the story of what happens next…
Why does seem to be the hardest word? • Sometimes it tumbles out of your mouth before you even realise. Other times, you wouldn’t let it pass your lips for a million pounds. Why is apologising so damn tricky – and how can getting it wrong impact how you see yourself?
HOW TO APOLOGISE… • Our experts on how to skilfully say...