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Slick move • Replacing half a tablespoon of margarine or dairy-derived fat with olive oil on the daily is associated with a lower risk of dying from heart issues, cancer or respiratory diseases. Extra virgin and balsamic-dipped sourdough? Don’t mind if we do.
How bad is my love of salt, really? • From pink Himalayan to rock, salt is enjoying a major rep rebrand. But has graduating from back of the cupboard to pinch pot made it any healthier? Tai Ibitoye reviews the science
Super sliders • Prepare to take your abs, chest, shoulders and arms for a joyride with the slider single-arm wheelbarrow
How can I get rid of bum spots?
…I overwork • Spending more time on Outlook than Instagram? Finishing a shift on time feel rarer than a sunny bank holiday? Here’s what goes on in your body and brain when the job takes over
Dopamine fasting • While this neurotransmitter is having a fashion moment, living between hits isn’t good for mental health. Can one writer break the circuit to better cope with trying times?
Ask the WH FIT SQUAD • Weight training can be a bit like eating your vegetables: good for you, but with so many different types, how do you know what’s best? Here’s how to determine how many kg to pick up on your next session
Meet the squad • The team on their go-to glute moves
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A Star Is Made • From Blackburn to the ballroom and beyond, AJ Odudu means business. Here, the presenter, 34, shares how fitness saved her career, why she believes the self-care conversation can be elitist and why, in a world rife with rules and judgements, it’s brave and powerful to be yourself
Culture cure • Fill up on this nutritional knowledge, then navigate the yoghurt aisle with ease
Decode any label • The scoop on phrases you should know
Spice it up • Elevate your bowl with these delish combos
Iron • How much do you really know about the micro-metal playing porter in your bloodstream? GCSE biology, this ain’t
Chlorophyll water • Going green for the good of your health has an entirely modern meaning
Good eggs • Play the breakfast-for-dinner card with this protein-rich bake. Vibrant veg serves up sunny vibes, vitamins and fibre – so you’re on to a winner in more ways than one
Air fryers • Welcome to WH Lab, where we put health-related products through rigorous testing to see which items deserve a place in your wellness arsenal
Why self-care isn’t selfish • Take it from these three women, who realised learning to prioritise their own mental health was the only route that could enable them to show up for loved ones
Shift your self-care mindset • Here’s how to reclaim the right to your own time*
Why so sensitive? • Some people experience emotions more intensely than others. Ringing true for you? Here’s how to make it a superpower
‘My bedroom became a place of fear’ • You’ll be familiar with the fog of a bad night’s sleep. But the incremental impact of sleep loss can be devastating. Here, one woman shares her story
Form fixers • A ‘perfect’ running style doesn’t exist, but there are expert-approved ways to tweak your stride at any speed, so each step is efficient, powerful and injury-free. Lace up and read on…
The short-and-sweet dash
The slow(ish)-and-steady go • Upgrade longer runs with these pointers that focus on settling into your body’s natural rhythm:
Machine learning • Forget...