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
NEWS YOU CAN USE • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
Snack bars: friend or foe? • We take a closer look at the health profile of this ubiquitous between-meal favourite
RAISING THE BAR • The smarter way to snack, at a glance
Hollow hold • Soup up this traditional core challenge with an overhead extension to ignite your arms, shoulders and abs
Body-weight benefits • First, execute the standard hold with flawless form for 20 secs, three times. Nailed it? Then grab a weight.
Sensate for a sense of calm • It’s the gadget that promises to rewire the body’s stress response. One oft-frazzled writer puts it to the test
Game, skirt, match
SWEATPROOF JEWELLERY • This waterproof bling is able to withstand your toughest sessions
Do face mists actually do anything?
MIST ON THE MOVE • Perk up skin on the go with these refreshing and soothing formulas
…I microdose • Enthusiasts claim it’s a fast track to better moods and boosted brainpower, but what really goes on in your body when you take a tiny trip?
Ask the 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 • Who inspires you to work out?
GREAT REASONS TO GET THE DIGITAL EDITION • HEALTH • BEAUTY • FITNESS • FASHION WEIGHT LOSS • FOOD • SEX
‘I’m fighting cancer, but I’ve never loved my body more than I do now’ • NHS statistics suggest half of all people will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime. Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, 43, is one of them, diagnosed with bowel cancer in October 2021. Here, she shares her blueprint for hope and why she believes we need role models for illness, not just wellness
Bowel cancer: the facts • It’s the fourth most common cancer in the UK and the second most deadly. Here’s what you need to know, from symptoms to treatment, by Bowel Cancer UK
A balancing act • It might not be quite as glamorous as superfood Buddha bowls or aerial yoga, but managing blood sugar is a crucial, oft overlooked, facet of optimum health
Swing the balance • Daily tweaks to help get your levels in line
Cheers to plant-based bevs • Non-dairy milks: a booming industry that seems like it’s here to stay. The market is expected to triple over the next few years, reaching £41 billion by 2028, one global market report predicts*. Considering the interest in plant-based diets for personal health, animal welfare and environmental reasons, it’s high time you got acquainted with these alternative offerings
Collagen • Capsules, powders, lotions and liquids; the wellness market is full of collagen products that promise the world. What do you know about this nutritional wonder?
Stop the shame game • Ever worry that you aren’t ‘enough’ just as you are? Then you need to read this guide to self-acceptance – and the improved health status that comes along with it
‘Shame is like sunburn: hot and tender, but eventually the dead skin sloughs off’
‘Shame never made me lose weight, but it made me lose myself’
Weighted blankets • Welcome to the WH Lab, where we put health-related products through rigorous testing to see which items deserve a place in your wellness arsenal
‘I lost £500,000 – and my health’ • For 16 years, Lisa Walker battled a gambling problem that cost her her home...