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ON OUR RADAR • What’s firing up the wellness world?
AGENTS OF SARTORIAL STYLE • Elevate any outfit wearing leather like no other
The Bright Side
P Plates • Enjoying plenty of potassium-rich foods (think: avocado, leafy greens, beans, salmon) is associated with lower blood pressure, reveals a study of nearly 25,000 people in European Heart Journal. This can be particularly beneficial for women who have a high salt intake – a factor linked with an increased risk of heart problems – since potassium helps our bodies to offload sodium, explain the researchers. Love it.
Triple-Threat Training • The legs-and core-targeting rotational lunge crushes as a warm-up, strength move or part of a conditioning workout
A Decade of WinS • On the eve of our 10th Women in Sport Awards, we reflect on the power of sport and a few of the many game-changing moments we’ve seen
Go with the Flow • It seems as if everyone is paddling, dry-brushing and massaging their lymphatic system – and they’re onto something. Here’s how to help yours function smoothly
The Calming Pebble • It’s the gadget that promises to rewire the body’s stress response. One oft-frazzled writer puts it to the test
Balancing Act • It might not seem glamorous, but managing blood sugar is a crucial facet of optimum health. Here’s what you need to know
Swing the Balance • Daily tweaks to help get your levels in line
Desk Pantry Must-Haves • There may be days when you can’t ditch your desk, but that doesn’t have to derail your wellbeing goals
Welcome to Recovery School • Your feed might be full of ice baths, but what does it truly take to recover from exercise?
Activation Mode: On • Before you jump on a rowing machine, try this sequence to get the most out of your sweat sesh
Stop the Shame Game • Worry you aren’t ‘enough’? Read this guide to self-acceptance and the health boost that comes with it
“Shame Made Me Lose Myself”
“Shame is Like Sunburn”
Chelsea Pottenger • After her experience of postnatal depression, this motivational speaker and author of The Mindful High Performer (Murdoch, $32.99) is on a mission to help us recharge, feel less burnt out and show our mental health some vital TLC.
Cassowary Coast • WH’s digital editor explores the awe-inspiring nature and captivating history of this North Queensland spot
# WH LOVES • The holiday accessories we’re packing
A New Frontier • Contraception is entering a new era — not for you, but for men — and it could be a great thing. We crash the lab for an early look
Bright Eyes • From how to use eye cream to cracking the code on lush lashes, experts agree that our peepers deserve more attention than we tend to give. Perhaps even their own routine?
CAN I DERMAROLL AT HOME? • It’s said that a derma roller can minimise wrinkles, scars and fade stretch marks. But if you’re opting to DIY, know what you’re doing to reap the benefits
Your After-Care Toolkit • Get the most out of your treatment with these products
Support Act • Time to toss your ill-fitting bra. Whether you’re working out, working hard or working on a new arrival, our edit has you covered
Perfect Fit • Found your favourite? Good stuff. Now over to Kate Minin, Triumph Lingerie’s bra fitting specialist, to help you score the dreamiest fit
NO LIMITS • Meet Grece...