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  • Poun fitness class women jumping in the air with drunksticks

    In a class of your own

    Bored of yet another run or gym session? Here are 14 of the best classes in Berkshire to help you find your fitness mojo. Pound anyone?!

  • beach front house to rent in West Country

    5 West country wellbeing stays

    Looking for a Devon or Cornwall escape? Hell yeah! Check out these stunning self-catering properties, all with on-site extras, from yoga and wine tasting to massage.

  • Woman running

    On your marks, get set… Race 2020

    Looking to get fit for 2020? Start with my curated guide to the best local triathlons, runs and fun events, and I'll see you at the finish line.

  • Chilys Water Bottles Retro range red blue and yellow

    Say hello to H2O

    Too much wine left you feeling like a raisin? I hear you. If you want to drink more H2O in 2020 and save the planet, then go eau… eau… eau… for these sexy reusable bottles. Water's never looked so good.

  • Cottonmill Spa Sopwell House Herts cabanas in garden

    ‘Superspa’ breaks for 2020

    I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... a massage, mani and Jacuzzi please, and make it snappy. Here's 20 spa destinations less than 90mins from Berkshire.

  • 2020 novelty glasses on table of confetti

    J’adore/ J’abhor…

    Feeling it for 2020's New Year's Resolutions or think they're a total waste of time? Muddy ed-in-chief Hero and HQ staffer Nancy duke it out.

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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