Fitness

  • Yoga for core strength

    Yoga for core strength

    12 March 2021

    There’s more to a strong mid-section than a flat tum. Here, Eve Boggenpoel reveals the best yoga poses to strengthen your core. The prospect of a toned tum may be great motivation for an abs workout, but a strong core…

  • Seven ways to improve your running

    Seven ways to improve your running

    5 March 2021

    Have you increased your running fitness during lockdown, knocked out a comfortable 5k, and then hit a boredom wall and grinded to a halt? We hear you! Suddenly, after lots of hard work, you find yourself losing interest and motivation,…

  • Seven ways to stay motivated to work out

    Seven ways to stay motivated to work out

    26 February 2021

    Keeping yourself fit and your weight in a healthy range has never been more important than it is right now, but somehow it’s never been harder. Without the delineation of leaving the house to go to your workplace or to…

  • Jess Ennis-Hill on keeping fit during lockdown

    Jess Ennis-Hill on keeping fit during lockdown

    24 February 2021

    Sporting legend Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has teamed up with the adidas UltraBOOST Energy Crew to give London runners some much-needed encouragement to get outside and train. We asked for her tips on how you too can stay motivated. Words: Jo…

  • Can you lose weight doing yoga?

    Can you lose weight doing yoga?

    23 February 2021

    Want to tone your tum and find a balanced relationship with food? It’s time to get on your yoga mat. Words: Eve Boggenpoel When you’re trying to lose weight, cutting the calories and upping your workouts can go a long way to…

  • The magic of multisports

    The magic of multisports

    10 February 2021

    Bored with your workouts? Inject variety and excitement into your training when you take up a multisport says Jo Ebsworth. You’ve heard of triathlon and duathlon. But what about aquathlon, swimrun and aquabike? You might not know it yet, but…

  • Your virtual training guide

    Your virtual training guide

    8 February 2021

    Don’t want to go back to the gym? If you prefer online training at home then we’ve rounded up 12 of the best-known virtual training services. Words: Sarah Sellens. While virtual gyms provided a necessary alternative to the real thing…

  • What’s your metabolic age?

    What’s your metabolic age?

    6 February 2021

    If you hope to lose weight and overhaul your health, a growing number of experts suggest you step away from the scales and look to your metabolic fitness for answers. Sarah Sellens investigates. This year more than ever, there’s a…

  • Good reasons to try open water swimming

    Good reasons to try open water swimming

    4 February 2021

    Want to discover the joys of open water swimming (yes, even in winter!)? A dip outdoors can boost everything from your circulation to your mental health. Claire Chamberlain suggests how to get started. Wild swimming (especially at this time of…

  • Yoga for runners

    Yoga for runners

    3 February 2021

    Running is a great way to burn calories and get fit but any tight or sore muscles can cause restrictions and discomfort when you do it. Yoga teacher Eve Boggenpoel recommends yoga for runners and looks at the most suitable…

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