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The one change that didn’t work: I pounded through exercise classes – until my doctor prescribed rest
I was grief-stricken and exhausted when I began high-intensity interval training. Then came a short, sharp scream in my knees and intense thumping in my chest

Chitra Ramaswamy

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 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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The true nature of yoga and the wellness industry | Letters
Letters: Christine Schmid writes about how classes saved her from burnout during a stressful period of her life, while Joelle Tamraz explains how yoga continues to evolve

13, Jan, 2023 @6:10 PM

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I teach yoga – its appropriation by the white wellness industry is a form of colonialism, but we can move on | Nadia Gilani
All of us in the business can help to make yoga more accessible to those who need it, says yoga teacher Nadia Gilani

Nadia Gilani

03, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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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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‘Cultural appropriation’: discussion builds over western yoga industry
Practitioners fear Indian culture has been ‘suppressed by colonisation’ while some question accessibility

Nadia Khomami

12, Dec, 2022 @5:15 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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Why yoga at home is simple, fun and rewarding
Push back the sofa and roll out your mat for Hatha yoga sessions in your front room, says Lucy Greeves

Lucy Greeves

23, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Why the health benefits of laughter yoga will make you smile
We all know that nothing beats a good giggle, and research shows its physical and mental health benefits are huge, too. Dr Madan Kataria reveals how his ‘laughter yoga’ clubs are giving the world something to feel joyful about

Mattha Busby

09, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘I became a security guard at 66. Am I ever scared? No’
From her first job, at 11, cleaning a factory floor, Anne-Marie Newland has always worked – as a choreographer, as a drummer for Toyah and as a yoga teacher – while raising four children. Then, when Covid struck, her life took yet another turn

Paula Cocozza

15, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘I didn’t want to be an invisible old lady – so I became a yoga teacher’
After decades in hairdressing, 65-year-old Sharon McAllister was ready for a change rather than a rest. And her yoga classes are just the beginning

Paula Cocozza

25, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What I learned when I tried naked yoga
Our nakedness was a reminder of what we have in common as we navigate how to best to live and relate to one another

Kelsy Burke

18, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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