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Meet the team • Get to know the experts and contributors to Women’s Fitness…
ABOUT YOU • Share your views on any aspect of fitness and become part of the Women’s Fitness community
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GO WITH THE FLOW • Energise your yoga practice by wearing chakra-inspired colours
MEET THE EXPERTS
LET’S GET PERSONAL! • Exercise is good for everyone, but we don’t all have the same skills, interests or goals. Here our experts reveal how to find the exercise approach that works for you
KARENJEET KAUR BAINS
‘My greatest achievement…’
THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION • The digital exercise movement continues to gain momentum, with fitness forecasts predicting a market worth $1.2 trillion by 2025. Here’s what to expect this year…
STAY STRONG • Maximise your fat loss and boost your metabolism with this high-intensity strength circuit from PT Sarah Lindsay
FACE YOUR FEARS • Whether you’re worried about losing a match or race, letting others down, or making a mistake and getting injured, fear of failure is a common source of stress for the everyday athlete. Here, two-time winter Olympian, Aimee Fuller, reveals ways to subvert your fear and reach your full potential
THE FIT LIST • Ever wondered what it takes to be an athlete at the pinnacle of sport? We can learn a lot from the women at the top of their games. We can gain inspiration and insight from them as they pave the way in their respective disciplines. So, from CrossFit legends to amputee surfers, here are 10 astonishing athletes who have redefined what’s possible
LOVE YOUR RUN
RUN FOR FUN • Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, with its long list of mental and physical health benefits making it such a worthwhile pursuit. There really is no shortage of reasons to love going for a run, as we discover…
UPGRADE YOUR RUN • You’ve done Couch to 5K, and maybe even clocked up the occasional 10K on your weekly long run, so what’s next? Eve Boggenpoel finds out
GET KITTED OUT!
IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING • Australian Olympian Morgan Mitchell successfully transitioned from running 400m in Rio to 800m in Tokyo. Here, Eve Boggenpoel asks the Women in Wellness ambassador how runners can get better at their game in terms of focused training, overcoming setbacks and preparing for those all-important race days…
FUEL YOUR LONG RUNS • Improve your staying power with these expert tips from David Stache, fitness coach and nutritionist for sports supplement brand Warrior (teamwarrior.com)
BUILD A RUNNER’S BODY • If you want to protect your performance and run happily for years to come, lifting weights is key. Our four-week plan will help you to get in run-ready shape, whatever your goal…
Call for coffee
BODY-BOOSTING BOTANICALS • Herbs and spices have long been used for their medicinal properties, and five minutes is all it takes to harness the healing power of plants, says nutritionist Louise Pyne
MCKENNA’S TOP GF TIPS
GLUTEN-FREE GOODNESS • Want gluten-free meals that don’t taste like cardboard? Try this delicious recipe from Megan McKenna’s new book
CLUED-UP ABOUT CARBS? • If you’re a runner who is unsure about what and how much carbohydrate foods to eat to fuel your training, nutritionist Christine Bailey reveals how to make the right choices
DO CARBS MAKE YOU GAIN WEIGHT?
MEAL PLAN • This example meal plan will help to fuel a lunch-time run
FAST FUEL • Can’t face food before or after a run? Try these off-the-shelf options…
FUEL UP • Skip the fillers and artificial ingredients and opt...