The magazine for Women that want a Healthy and Fit Lifestyle
‘Fun in the sun’
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Meet the team • Get to know the experts and contributors to Women’s Fitness…
Behind the scenes at WF this month...
ABOUT YOU • Share your views on any aspect of fitness and become part of the Women’s Fitness community
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MAKE A SPLASH! • Our selection of sporty swimsuits, rash vests and bikinis will make you feel your best whether you’re hitting the surf, the pool or your local lido
BREAK AWAY! • The summer is a time for sun, sea and siestas, but is it okay to take time out from exercise while you’re on holiday? We find out...
‘HOW I BUILD MY BODY’ Emma McQuaid
WHY TRY CROSSFIT?
THIS MUM MOVES
Update your wardrobe
3 OF THE BEST SPORTS SOCKS
STRIKE IT RIGHT!
JORDANNE’S ACHIEVEMENTS • AGED JUST 29, JORDANNE ALREADY HAS WAY TOO MANY SUCCESSES TO LIST. HERE ARE THE MOST NOTABLE
GAME, SET, MATCH! • With Wimbledon upon us, Britain’s highly successful tennis player, Jordanne Whiley, gives us a glimpse into her world
DID YOU KNOW? • WHEELCHAIR-TENNIS FACTS
REINVENTING THE WHEELS • Summer is in full swing and as the long days get balmier, it’s hard to imagine a better way to unwind. Leona Gerrard explores three popular cycling trends – e-mtbing, gravel riding and cargo biking – and offers advice from the experts on tackling each one
STRIDE AHEAD • Don’t discount walking as ‘too easy’ – its many benefits should not be underestimated, however fit you are…
GET GEARED UP! • COMFORT IS KING ON LONG WALKS
MY BEACH WORKOUTS • Kimberley Morrison, professional triathlete for INCUS Performance (incusperformance.com), tells us her coastal training tips.
GET YOUR VITAMIN SEA! • Beach break booked? Boosting your body and mind by the coast is a breeze
MUST-HAVE KIT • BE PREPARED FOR BEING ACTIVE BY THE SEA WITH THESE HANDY HELPERS
FIND YOUR HAPPY HOLIDAY WEIGHT • Want to enjoy your most body-confident summer ever? These healthy hacks will have you feeling amazing in no time
UPDATE YOUR PLAYLIST
Q&A • What’s the best way to stay hydrated during the warmer months?
FIVE IS THE MAGIC NUMBER
3 OF THE BEST PROTEIN POWDERS • FUEL YOUR WORKOUTS WITH THESE ALL-NEW MUSCLE REPAIRING BUYS
Drink milk to boost heart health
3 OF THE BEST CBD TREATS
Stay healthy ON HOLIDAY • Whether you’ve planned a staycation or vacation, learn how to make the right diet choices when away to keep your health and fitness on track
BILLY WHITE’S TIPS
RUN, EAT, REPEAT • Wondering what to cook to support your running goals? This recipe from British chef Billy White is the perfect pre-race meal
COD WITH CURRIED COCONUT LEEKS
THE FIBRE FIX • Nine-out-of-10 Brits aren’t getting enough fibre in their diets. Nutritionist Christine Bailey reveals how to make sure you get your fill
HOW DO I GET MORE FIBRE?
FIBRE BOOSTERS • IF YOU ARE STRUGGLING TO GET SUFFICIENT FIBRE IN YOUR DIET, HERE ARE SOME EASY OFF -THE -SHELF OPTIONS TO TRY
HIGH-FIBRE DIET PLAN • LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION? BOOST YOUR IN TAKE OF FIBRE IN JUST SEVEN DAYS WITH OUR EASY-TO - FOLLOW PLAN
IN THE FAST LANE • You know you want to drop a few pounds, the only question is should you go slow and steady or will a quicker approach be a better bet? Eve Boggenpoel finds out
‘IT WORKED FOR ME’ • WF’S EVE...