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    Muddy slides into a Reformer Pilates class

    Cardio lying down? Yes please! Muddy tries Adele's fitness of choice, Reformer Pilates, at a fab studio in Hurley, Berkshire.

  • Flex pilates Sophie Hewitt

    Core strength? What’s that? Muddy tries pilates

    How do you banish the post-lockdown couch potato vibes? Er, call on Sophie at FLEX.Pilates to reacquaint you with your core.

  • Feel good fitness

    If you've fallen off the fitness wagon during Lockdown, fear not. Wrestle into your Lycra and head to the best boutique gyms and the coolest classes in Berkshire. Whisper it, it might even be fun.

  • Woamn in bed with shite duvet pulled over her nose

    7 steps to better sleep

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Time to pandemic-proof your Zs.

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    Things I’ve learnt in lockdown

    Being confined at home for most of us has meant a mixture of soul-searching, recalibration and new skills learnt. After eight weeks of lockdown, this much I now know...

  • Woman on mat after gym workout

    Find your fitness mojo – 5 top tips

    Started well but losing your enthusiasm during lockdown? Gecko Fitness nutritionist and coach Sam Ferguson reveals how to stay motivated and improve your health and wellbeing.

  • Cafe Du Cyclist white and blue strip cycling t shirt

    The coolest biking gear for lockdown miles

    Unleash your inner cyclista with our roundup of the best kit to wear on your bike during your Government-sanctioned daily exercise. Let's go!

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

  • couple kissing

    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • Cannabis chocolate easter egg

    Gotta have it

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • InstructorLive-on-demand-workout

    Working (out) from home: 5 on-demand exercise classes

    Tear your eyes away from Netflix and get moving with these streaming fitness classes. No excuses now!

  • Bray Lake Berkshire view trees reflected in water

    8 mood-boosting Spring walks

    There's nothing like fresh air and a shot of Vitamin D to boost your mood. Call it medicine for your mind. Here's 10 Spring walks to stop you going stir crazy.

  • 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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