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NEWS YOU CAN USE • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
THE TO-DO LIST
Do the twist • Not the dance move but a core-blasting exercise that works your entire body. Meet the (admittedly less catchy) half-kneeling reverse chop
Can drinking chlorophyll water boost immunity? • It’s TikTok’s favourite tipple, but is the latest plant-based drinking craze all it seems? Let’s find out whether the glass really is greener
How can I deal with hormonal acne during the menopause?
…I get hooked on social media? • Thumbing through endless reels and Twitter threads might be fun digital junk fodder for the brain, but with rates of addiction on the rise, is it time to cut back?
The treadmill desk • Treadmills are trending, with under-desk models enjoying a new audience on TikTok. Can walking while you work deliver an easier nine-to-five?
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 • The team share their go-to warmup exercise
GREAT REASONS TO GET THE DIGITAL EDITION • HEALTH • BEAUTY • FITNESS • FASHION • WEIGHT LOSS • FOOD • SEX
Standing strong • After battling substance abuse and postnatal depression, Hayden Panettiere is ready for her next chapter. And she’s taking it one day at a time
The good oil guide • The oil aisle is stocked… and overwhelming. Here, we drizzle the detail on how to shop, buy and use the store-cupboard staple
Can you think your food healthy? • While the ability to manifest nutrients from a cheeseburger sounds like fiction, it’s a strand of psychology that’s shaping the future of nutrition. WH chews over the science
It’s spice time • If you only reach for salt and pepper, think about upgrading your routine. These blends take meals from meh to magnificent
IS EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT SPORT PSYCHOLOGY WRONG? • A new study reveals that the bulk of elite sport psychology research – the gospel underpinning women’s athletic grit – has one eye-rolling thing in common. It’s done on men. Could textbook bias be jeopardising female sport?
Are you cortisol conscious? • It’s synonymous with stress. But learn to work with your cortisol, rather than against it, and you can harness this hormone for wellbeing
‘The hypomanic state can be really beautiful’ • More than a million people live with bipolar disorder in the UK. And yet, it receives precious little airtime. Here, one woman shares her experience of living with the mental health condition – and why she wants to change the conversation
The expert view • Dr Clare Dolman is a researcher specialising in how the condition affects women and is an ambassador for Bipolar UK
The perimenopausal power window • As new research shines a light on the metabolic potential of the years preceding your final period, WH reports on how to future-proof your body – for menopause and beyond
How progressive • Want to push through any plateau and take your training to the next level? Progressive overload will get you there, but there’s more to the concept beloved by PTs than lifting heavier
Making progress • Think progressive overload is just lifting heavier? Think again. Here, Vincent reveals the...