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Get on Your Bike • Try turning your commute into a two-whee adventure every so often. Why bother? Switching to a bike (or walking) just once a week can significantly cut down on carbon emissions. Ride on legends.
Total Baller • Basketball’s rising star Ezi Magbegor talks resilience and the power of representation
THE WH GUIDE TO… Protein Powders • When it comes to picking your blend, is whey the way to go or should you plump for plant-based? To cut through the confusion, we asked nutrition experts for your bod’s best match
TikTok Wellness Trends, DECODED • From roller skating to chlorophyll shots, TikTok’s reach has extended beyond the viral memes and into the wellness world. While some content trends might have merit, others “can be as innocent as not being effective or be as dangerous as risking injury or doing more harm than good,” warns accredited exercise physiologist Sam Rooney. So, how can you sort the legit from the downright alarming? We asked pros to break it down, so you know what to stitch and what to ditch.
Instant Sweat • No studio, machine or equipment? Bootcamp to the rescue
BOOTCAMP BODY BLAST • Want in? This strength-and-conditioning circuit will get you fit in a flash. Perform each move for 40 seconds, rest for 20, then continue to the next. Once you’ve completed all five moves, start back at the top. Repeat for a total of four rounds.
Total Control • Urinary incontinence is an issue for a quarter of fitness-loving women, yet few feel comfortable talking about it. The upside? There are now plenty of super simple treatment options to guarantee a better (and drier) workout
The Gamification of (Home) Fitness • While the fitness industry has always embraced technology, from stylish smart watches to data-driven gym machines, a new wave of digitisation is here to revolutionise our workouts. Want in?
New Fitspo Must-Haves • Only got 10 minutes after pilates class to race back to work? This clever crew will see you sorted in five
Boost Your Social Nutrition • Looking after your social biome can be as nourishing as caring for the one in your gut. Let us explain...
Are You Paying Attention? • Forget mindless scrolling with no end in sight. We’ve found the secrets to swerving distractions, fresh from a Silicon Valley tech guru-turned-focus expert. Here’s how to make them work for you, and reclaim some of that precious time in the process
THIS ADVICE WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE • Now that we have your attention, read on for four steps to reclaiming your focus
Force of Nature • As Japan gets set to host the world’s athletes, be inspired by a calm-craving writer’s pre-pandemic trip to the country
Beginner’s Bliss • You might assume you’ve got life figured out by now (sounds nice, right?), but there are tons of positives to starting at zero. From learning to surf to tackling tennis, here’s how mastering new skills could instantly boost your joy stores
Enhance Your Mind • If it’s a mental craft you’re opting to jump in to, take note of this apply-to-anything advice
Could Zoom Boost Your Intimacy Bond? • Sex parties, like most things this past year, have found a new home online. But can logging on and stripping off with her long-term partner revive one knackered mum’s sex life? Writer Sally Howard left her inhibitions at the door in search of answers
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