The magazine for Women that want a Healthy and Fit Lifestyle
Go for it!
Meet the team • Get to know the experts and contributors to Women’s Fitness…
ABOUT YOU • Share your views on any aspect of fitness and become part of the Women’s Fitness community
WRITE IN AND WIN!
AB FAB! • We step out with one of the world’s most-famous dancers and ask Strictly’s Karen Hauer to share her fitness and motivational tips to help you reach new heights
ON YER BIKE! • Blaze a trail with our pick of the latest performance-enhancing cycling clothing, accessories and kit
MEET THE EXPERTS
LOVE YOUR WORKOUT • Have you fallen out of love with exercise? If you’ve lost your motivation to move, don’t feel glum. Our experts have the know-how to help you get your mojo back
‘My greatest achievement…’
THE COVID EFFECT • Even a mild Covid infection can take its toll on the body, so when and how should you return to an exercise routine, and where can you seek help if you’re struggling? We quizzed the experts
NEED FURTHER HELP?
‘Exercise helps me process my emotions’ • Double Olympian cyclist Victoria Pendleton is used to spinning a lot of things. Here, we asked the retired champion to share her secrets and how she has managed to steer her way through the good and bad times
VICTORIA’S DAILY DIET
TURN YOUR WORKOUTS INTO AN ADVENTURE • Swap the gym for the great outdoors and watch your fitness levels soar
CYCLE YOUR FIRST 50K! • Want to head off on a long-distance adventure? Dust off your trusty steed and follow our plan to go from cycling newbie to 50K in just eight weeks. Seasoned cyclist Leona Gerrard gets you ready for the challenge
3 STRENGTH MOVES FOR CYCLISTS
DRESS FOR ADVENTURE! • You’ve heard it before, there’s no such thing as bad weather, only the wrong clothing! So, gear-up for your hikes, rides, runs and climbs with our pick of the techiest, comfiest and most stylish kit around
Cut the mustard
GET LEAN, GO GREEN • When it comes to being more eco-conscious, it’s the small changes that make a big difference. Here’s how to make planet-friendly choices with your workout fuel
ETHICAL FITNESS FUEL • Boost your eco credentials with these planet-friendly buys
THE GOOD GUT DIET • Could a healthy microbiome be the secret to your weight-loss success? Nutritionist Christine Bailey and author of the Gut Health Diet looks at the latest research
YOUR HEALTHY GUT PLAN
GUT HEALTHY BUYS
COMFORT FOOD • Nourish your body, mind and soul with cookbook author Alex Snodgrass’ healthy meals that you’ll crave
ALEX’S COOKING TIPS
FEED YOUR GREY MATTER • Struggling to stay focused during long runs and hard efforts? Fill up on key brain-boosting nutrients to fuel your workout performance
BRAIN FUEL • Top up brain nutrients with these super supplements
FUEL UP • Need to refuel? Eat to support your fitness and wellness goals with this month’s healthiest new food and exercise fuel products
FLOAT YOUR BOAT • Whether you want to ease anxiety or boost your performance, the answer could be to lie back and relax…
TRY IT YOURSELF
YOGA FOR EMOTIONAL EATING • Learn to manage food cravings with instructor Eve Boggenpoel’s yoga, meditation and breathwork techniques
MINDFUL EATING YOGA SEQUENCE • Don’t be misled by the apparent ease of these poses, it’s your quality of attention that will make the difference.
BEAUTY BAG • Update your gym bag and bathroom cabinet with these must-have eco-friendly beauty...