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Work out all winter!
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‘BOUNCING BACK IS WHAT MAKES A CHAMPION’ • CrossFit champion, female power icon and now activewear designer, Sara Sigmundsdóttir tells us how she’s bouncing back from injury and loving life as a strong woman
HIT THE GYM! • Choose stylish activewear that’s tough enough to withstand the sweatiest strength and cardio workouts
MEET THE EXPERTS
DOUBLE YOUR ENERGY! • Feeling tired all the time? Wipe out winter fatigue with these expert-approved active ways to boost your energy levels
MEET THE ELITE
‘My biggest achievement…’
Why try skiing?
Weight off the mind
PUMMEL POWER • Say so long to muscle soreness with a massage gun device. We round up some of the best...
WORK OUT LIKE A PRO! • Want to know how the trainers train? Three top PTs reveal the secrets that keep them – and their clients – looking so good
MY TOP EXERCISE
TAKE THE CHALLENGE! • Make 2022 a fitness year to remember by signing up for a sportive
YOUR 2022 FITNESS CALENDAR
WINNING WINTER • As the mercury falls, summoning the motivation to train – whether it’s running, cycling or hiking – becomes much harder for most people. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Leona Gerrard explores how the right kit, being adaptable and a positive attitude can help you find real joy in winter training
TOP WINTER KIT FOR...
HOW TO BUILD MENTAL MUSCLE • Mental toughness doesn’t happen by chance; it requires a conscious effort. Lisa Lanceford, women’s fitness trainer and founder of the strng app, reveals how to increase your inner strength
THE ‘BAD’ FOOD MYTH • Navigating the world of nutrition is no easy feat, but is it ever OK to demonise foods? Nutrition coach and PT Graeme Tomlinson explains why there are no ‘bad’ or ‘good’ foods
SUPERCHARGE YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM • Vitamin D offers numerous health benefits – not least of which could be some form of protection from Covid-19. It’s a hot topic of scientific debate, yet at least one-in-five people don’t get enough of this essential micronutrient. Here’s the inside story on the sunshine supplement
BOOST YOUR VITAMIN D LEVELS NATURALLY • Registered dietitian, Lucy Perrow (yourhealthdietitian.com), of the British Dietetic Association, shares some of her tips for topping up your levels of the sunshine vitamin.
UPDATE YOUR PLATE • Keep on top of your diet game with the superstar food trends of 2022
TIPS FROM THE NUTRITIONISTS
ON OUR RADAR • Our nutrition experts reveal what’s on their plate this year…
FUEL UP • Want to eat healthily without the hassle? A new breed of delivery services is waiting to bring good food to your door…
Moving on up!
BREATH OF FRESH AIR • Want to boost your recovery? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy could be the answer
YOGA FOR HYPERMOBILITY • Find yoga easy? Protect your joints from damage with these tips for the über flexible
YOGA WITH YOUR CHILD: 150 YOGA MOVES TO ENJOY by Alice Lageat and Béatrice Raphalen (Bloomsbury, £16.99)
BEAUTY BAG • Eve Boggenpoel picks the best beauty buys for darker skin tones and curly hair textures
‘I changed my career and transformed my health’ • We speak to three women whose...