• Total body workout

    Total body workout

    22 January 2021

    This total body workout from personal trainer Anne-Marie Lategan will help you tone up, raise your heart rate and burn calories. Perform two to three sets of each exercise, aiming for 12-15 repetitions of each one. Photos: Eddie Macdonald. Lunge…

  • Boost your mental fitness

    Boost your mental fitness

    21 January 2021

    F45 Trainer, Holly Balan, explains why exercise not only keeps you physically fit but mentally fit too… Engaging in exercise to look after our bodies is amazing, but we should not neglect what is arguably the most important organ in…

  • Exercise and your periods

    19 January 2021

    Should you rest or have an easy workout when you have your period, or can you still achieve your exercise goals? We asked three fitness professionals to reveal how they train around their cycles. Words: Sarah Sellens. ‘I dread having…

  • A chat with Cross-Fit superstar Sam Briggs

    A chat with Cross-Fit superstar Sam Briggs

    17 January 2021

    The former fire fighter-turned-CrossFit superstar talks about overcoming adversity to become a champion and her determination to stay at the top of her game. Interview: Jo Ebsworth. Photos: Mark McDermott. ‘Growing up, I played a lot of sports and was…

  • Why runners should cross train

    Why runners should cross train

    13 January 2021

    Cross-training is any sport or exercise that supplements your main sport – in this case, running. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced marathoner, you can benefit from cross-training. Running is a high impact activity, which means that at least…

  • ‘I turned my health around’

    ‘I turned my health around’

    12 January 2021

    Lauren Johnson Reynolds is a backing singer-turned-homeopath, nutritionist and life coach and talks about launching her business in lockdown and finally finding balance. Words: Jo Ebsworth. ‘Touring as a professional singer with the likes of Rod Stewart, Rita Ora, Take That…

  • 10 ways to avoid distance running injuries

    10 ways to avoid distance running injuries

    11 January 2021

    Not surprisingly, there’s been a rise in the number of virtual races over the past year, with many people distracting themselves from the pandemic by training for a marathon or half marathon. Make sure you don’t succumb to injury with…

  • Your running questions answered

    Your running questions answered

    7 January 2021

    Ultra-runner Carla Molinaro ran from Land’s End to John O’Groats last July, covering 70 miles per day, answers some commonly asked questions about running. How long will it take me to go from being able to run a 5K to…

  • Trick yourself into a workout

    Trick yourself into a workout

    6 January 2021

    Think you feel too tired to work out? Think again. Your fatigue may be mental rather than physical. Here’s how to tell and how to coerce yourself into a training session… Sometimes when we start a workout, we might not…

  • Advice for new runners

    Advice for new runners

    5 January 2021

    If you want to start running should you use time or distance to monitor your progress? And how can you get started without wearing yourself out? Christina Neal has some top tips. If you are new to running, it’s important…


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