Women’s Health is the first UK magazine to bring you health, beauty, fitness, fashion, weight loss, food & sex, all wrapped up in one super-glossy lifestyle title
Welcome to Women’s Health
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Turn off the hustle
NEWS YOU CAN USE • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
Q What’s the deal with EFT tapping?
I heard that meditation can help you swerve viruses. Fake news?
Should I be wary of TikTok workouts?
Mercury in fish: do I need to be worried?
Should I bother with skin icing?
ICE ICE BABY • The coolest cryo tools to try
Are plant-based pastas the healthier choice? • Your favourite tubes, spirals and strands made from chickpeas, lentils and vegetables are a hybrid food trend that’s going nowhere. But should you ditch your go-to fusilli for them?
DO THE TWIST • A side sculptor that will have your obliques burning for days. Make sure you do this weighted plank rotation press right
Audio apps for better sex • The past few years have seen a rising wave of podcast era-perfect erotica. But did listening to female-focused porn really float this writer’s boat?
Weighted workout gear
FLASHY FOOTWEAR • The time has come to set aside your well-worn plain white kicks for something a little less conventional and a little more courageous
I take a festive fitness break • After making it through another challenging 12 months, you may well be enjoying a well-earned rest. Here’s how dialling down your workouts could actually help you come back stronger in 2022
WH FIT SQUAD • Want to run further, lift heavier or nail your first pull-up? Each month, we put your questions to our team of the finest fitness brains to give you the tools you need to make good on your goals
MEET THE SQUAD • The team admit the exercises they dread, but do anyway
Feel The Buzz • While her celeb partner’s illness means Strictly Come Dancing pro Dianne Buswell won’t be clasping the glitterball trophy in her hands in 2021, you’d better believe she still means business. Here, she talks manifesting her big break, her long-term love affair with yoga and what smashing life – on and off the dance floor – looks like for her
DIANNE’S MUST-DOS • The health and mindset habits that keep our cover star feeling positive and energised
Women's Health • HEALTH • BEAUTY • FITNESS • FASHION WEIGHT LOSS • FOOD • SEX
The scoop on sweet • Sugar options seem endless these days – WH breaks it down
Standout spaghetti • Pasta bowl in need of a little boost? Butternut squash ribbons add vitamins, fibre and antioxidants such as beta-carotene to this all-in-one dish. Meal makeover, done
SPOTLIGHT ON • It’s the nutrient behind every infant schooler’s inclination to mainline carrots, but vitamin A’s benefits stretch much further than ditching the bedside lamp. Time for an eye-opener
All hail kale • One of the green greats – thanks to its spectacular nutritional prowess – kale can be notoriously tricky to get right in the kitchen. Until now…
Can self-help save us all? • Despite being synonymous with gimmicks, hacks and questionable gurus, self-help book sales are booming, taking over TikTok, bookshops and a bedside table near you. Is literature’s new sweetheart capitalising on our collective angst, or has the much-maligned genre turned over a new leaf?
4 SELF-HELP TITLES • FOR A MIND-FRIENDLY SHELF
You’ve got some nerve • The vagus nerve halts stress and regulates emotions, so why aren’t we talking about it more? Here’s what to know about harnessing its powers
Your gut-friendly training guide • Women are more prone to workout-related GI issues...