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‘You stand like an overcooked prawn!’ Why bad posture is the key to back pain – and 10 ways to improve yours
At work and at home, we spend hour after hour sitting, staring at screens or fiddling with our phones – and our hunched, twisted bodies bear the marks. Let’s get things straight again

Emma Beddington

08, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The five-minute fix: how to improve your fitness, strength and posture at super-quick speed
In the time it takes to make a cup of tea, you can build your core muscles, increase hip flexibility and stave off the effects of sitting at your desk all day

Joel Snape

16, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘I would get out of breath running five metres – it’s time to get fit’: the thing I’ll do differently in 2023
I’d do anything to get out of PE lessons at school. But now I’ve turned 30 and I need to get over my fitness-phobia

Hannah J Davies

26, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Break a sweat without breaking the bank: 26 of the best free or cheap fitness apps, sites and podcasts
Whether it is yoga, running or strength training you are after, there are plenty of affordable options to keep you moving

Zoe Williams

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nicole Kidman’s biceps, Davina McCall’s six-pack: could you get ripped in your 50s?
On magazine covers, billboards and TV screens, middle-aged celebrities are flaunting their fat-free, perfectly toned muscles. How hard is it for the average fiftysomething to measure up? And what will it do to the rest of your life?

Zoe Williams

07, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Skinny, bendy and blonde’: women of colour challenge racism in UK yoga
Despite its roots in India, the sector is not diverse, and women report ‘wall of silence’ about studios’ lack of inclusiveness

David Batty

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Play some Kylie, keep it short and enlist your friends! The beginner’s guide to loving exercise
There are many reasons people struggle to get fit. Here’s how to build an effective fitness routine that you’ll stick to – and (mostly) enjoy

Emma Beddington

07, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Eat plants, try pilates and stay positive: how to keep your body younger than your years
Do blueberries make you live longer? Is pilates proper exercise? How do you avoid loneliness? Botox, yes or no? Here’s how to age better

Luisa Dillner

28, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How to move: exercising with fibromyalgia
Exercise can exacerbate fibro symptoms – but it can be one of the most effective ways to alleviate them too

Manuela Callari

02, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Tim Dowling: we’ve been doing pilates together for a year – and it’s got competitive
The winner is the one who complains the most, thereby sucking up the attention and doing the least actual exercising

Tim Dowling

20, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘At once intolerable and addictive’: five wellbeing courses and apps, road-tested
From bibliotherapy to burpees, gratitude journals to cathartic workouts, Nadine von Cohen logs into Australia’s new crop of wellbeing apps

Nadine von Cohen

17, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Core needs: wellbeing holidays bounce back to tackle ‘pandemic posture’
Wellness tourism continues to grow with demand driven by the ageing boomer generation and health-conscious millennials

Harriet Sherwood

05, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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