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Training for the Tour with Heels on Wheels

This week The awesome ladies from Heels on Wheels hosted their launch event for Tour Du Mont Blanc Feminine at the Athlete Lab. Heels on Wheels – in case you have not come across them already – is a women’s ‘pro-am’ cycling series.  They arrange events where you get close to the ‘pro’ cycling experience….

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Summer of cycle love: On the saddle with Lady Velo

Summer is the ideal season to add a bit of real cycling to your exercise routine – getting some cardio while getting things done is always a good thing, and what’s more you can do it in style. Editor Heleana Quartey catches up with the rather glamorous Jools Walker (AKA Lady Velo), who is the Head…

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Shake it this summer with this new breed of dance classes

They say the exercise you’ll get the fittest doing is the one you like the most, but it’s equally true that where the body is concerned variety is the spice of life – especially when you’ve got a plateau to break through and some abs to sculpt. Fitness and clubbing appear to be fusing together…

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The hottest cold-pressed juice bars in East London

With the openings of west-London based chic juice outlets like Raw Press, Imbimbery, Daylesford Organic and many others, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the capital’s well documented juice revolution stopped at Soho. Thankfully, this isn’t the case – on sweltering days like these, a refreshing, nutritious cold-pressed juice can be enjoyed just as easily…

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Bike shops for women = heck yeah!

Remember rummaging through a huge bike emporium (mentioning no names) for gear to make you look and feel great on the bike, but were instead confronted only by a) tonnes of bike apparel for boys and b) really square-looking women’s commuter wear that looked bulky and was also exclusively in pastel shades, like it had…

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Get inspired by the action sportswomen of Instagram

Where wellness and vitality is concerned Instagram is often seen principally as the domain of foodies that are dab hands with a camera. But for those who have all the smoothie bowl recipes they could hope for already, we have something else for you: we’ve gone on a hunt for a new emerging breed of…

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Get fit in ’15 with these top 5 new fitness apps

They say that what get measured improves, and your health is no exception. Whether you want to get more motivated, track your steps, discover new classes, monitor your workout intensity or share images of your gym toned abs, there’s a wealth of fitness apps for you to choose from. Here are five hot fitness apps…

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A smart, health conscious breast cancer charity: CoppaFeel

CoppaFeel was started by Kris and her twin sister Maren Hallenga as a way to raise awareness amongst women (and especially young women) to check their boobs regularly. They’ve been featured on TV, been to 10 Downing Street, got celebrities doing fitness challenges for this great cause and now they’ve got plans afoot to start…

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