Fitness

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In at the deep end: the activists plunging into the wild swimming campaign
Despite the huge boom in wild swimming, most of England’s rivers and reservoirs are still out of bounds. Now lobbyists are diving into the debate…

Will Coldwell

19, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Fit in my 40s: I suck at table tennis. Instead, here are my final seven fitness lessons
My last observation – of everything from boxing to circus skills – is that competition between beginners is a mug’s game

Zoe Williams

18, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I felt my body wasn’t good enough’: teenage troubles with Instagram
As research emerges on the harmful effect of the app, three people discuss its impact on eating disorders

Clea Skopeliti

18, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Joe Wicks: ‘Exercise for your mental health and the body will follow’
The nation’s lockdown fitness coach on being glued to social media, emotional eating, and his latest plans to inspire children to get moving

Kate Kellaway

12, Sep, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Fit in my 40s: pétanque, a game of enjoyable malice | Zoe Williams
It’s extremely meditative. By the end of the week, my capacity for Zen-like calm was epic

Zoe Williams

11, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Move of the week: how to improve your arms | Shona Vertue
This tricep push-up will help you develop a more athletic physique and better defined arms

Shona Vertue

10, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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My wife thought my breaststroke was a joke | Romesh Ranganathan
She offered to teach me but it’s difficult to say things like, ‘Well done, you’re kicking your legs really well!’ without sounding a bit patronising

Romesh Ranganathan

10, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘I was sliding towards the drop and couldn’t stop’ – the writer who fell from a mountain
It is every climber’s worst nightmare. In this extract from his thrilling book about the glorious – and treacherous – Cuillin Ridge on Skye, Simon Ingram recalls the day its wild peaks almost took his life

Simon Ingram

08, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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No sweat! How to prevent yellow stains and lingering smells on clothing
From gym gear that still smells after a wash to surprise stains that emerge weeks after wear, here is how to prevent perspiration from ruining your wardrobe

Lucianne Tonti

06, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Move of the week: how to support your lower back
This exercise will benefit desk-bound lower backs and hips – it’s low-impact, but you’ll feel the burn if you do it properly

Shona Vertue

03, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Slipping into a faster lane at the pool is a rush | Coco Khan
It’s taken me four years, but now I slide under that lane divider like a VIP hopping past a club’s red velvet rope

Coco Khan

03, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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In Ireland, lockdown has made us fall in love with the sea
One of the few things Covid did not shut in Ireland was the sea, and from swimming to foraging, it has created a new appreciation of the water

Rory Carroll

31, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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