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Rosie Fitzmaurice

Rosie Fitzmaurice is a lifestyle writer at the Evening Standard. She covers news, trend-led features and reviews across the wellness, fitness, beauty and health sectors.

Travel

Best islands in Croatia for every traveller

Island hop around this green list destination. Rosie Fitzmaurice has your itinerary

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Finally, a natural deodorant that works (even in a heatwave)

After years of trying (and failing) to find a natural deodorant that worked, Rosie Fitzmaurice has finally cracked it

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This celebrity-approved gut reset has arrived in London

The Lanserhof’s fasting regime has developed a VIP cult following. Rosie Fitzmaurice takes on a post-lockdown digestive reboot

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How to be happy, not perfect

When Poppy Jamie found herself in hospital with burnout, she realised her toxic perfectionism was to blame. Now she preaches the power of ‘flexible thinking’ — Rosie Fitzmaurice learns more

Travel

The Harper Hotel: why North Norfolk should be your next staycation

Cromer crab tacos, cool contemporary vibes and a spa all to yourself. Rosie Fitzmaurice checks into Norfolk’s hottest new opening

Wellness

Best open water and wild swimming spots in and around London

Dive in, unwind and de-stress with a swim in the wild. Rosie Fitzmaurice shows you the best places to hit the open water

The Escapist

Inside London’s new luxury Roman baths

Salt baths, plunge pools and bathing in Rioja, Rosie Fitzmaurice checks in to London’s latest spa offering for some well-needed R&R

Travel

Nobu Portman Square: a slick new hotel from the sushi connoisseurs

The new London outpost is the exclusive home to Nobu Pilates, an impressive Reformer studio and a first for the brand worldwide

Health & Fitness

6am Peloton and Britney Spears: Rishi Sunak’s morning routine revealed

The Chancellor claims his workout schedule has been “destroyed by this job’, but how does he stack up to other politicians?

The Escapist

Do you have main character syndrome?

Narcissism in action or a harmless TikTok trend? Rosie Fitzmaurice dives into the world of MCS

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Is Leonardo DiCaprio trying to buy his way onto the new eco A-list?

As he pledges £30m to save the Galapagos Islands, the private-jet hopping actor has made his biggest and boldest green move yet

Gadgets & Tech

VAHA: a PT for your living room

Smart workout mirrors are the latest buzz in the booming home fitness market, Rosie Fitzmaurice puts the first to launch in the UK to the test

The Escapist

Outdoor spinning and park bootcamp classes to book now

From park HIIT to cardio intervals, London’s green spaces are where it’s at to get fit when the sun shines

Travel

12 weird and wonderful May half-term holiday staycays around the UK

Forest cycling! Alpacas! Catching fish! Rosie Fitzmaurice and Abha Shah have your half-term adventure hitlist

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Best islands around the UK for an (almost) tropical holiday

Who needs Hydra when you have the Hebrides? Rosie Fitzmaurice has a guide to some hidden gems around the UK,  from stargazing in Osea to going wild in Dorset

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Your little black book of the best wellness practitioners in London

Body and mind need a full MOT? From gong baths to reiki —Rosie Fitzmaurice has the ultimate London directory

Beauty

Is FaceGym’s new high-performance skincare range worth the hype?

It’s being sold as a HIIT workout for your face. Rosie Fitzmaurice puts it to the test

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London’s best new mega-effective exercise classes to book

Enough of the home workouts, already! Your favourite gyms have been busy conjuring up packed schedules full of exciting new exercise classes. Rosie Fitzmaurice has the lowdown on where to flex, sweat and stretch

Wellness

Sustainable activewear brands to have on your radar

Make more eco-conscious choices when next updating your workout wardrobe

The Escapist

How to create the perfect al fresco tablescape this Garden Day

Nikki Tibbles and Willow Crossley have created magical tablescapes for the most famous people in the world, including the Duchess of Sussex. Here are their tips for a wow-worthy centrepiece. Hint: more is absolutely more

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5 hikes under an hour from London that you’ve never heard of

An insider’s guide to secret picnic spots and trusty watering holes not too far from the city

Food + Drink

Ramadan recipes: Asma Khan’s Carrot Halwa

Top chefs who are observing the holy month of Ramadan share their favourite recipes for iftar, the post-sunset meal that breaks the fast

Health & Fitness

How to smash your post-lockdown gym sessions

You’re back in the gym, but it’s harder than you remember and you’ve forgotten how to work half the machines. Rosie Fitzmaurice has a crash course for getting back to it

Food + Drink

Ramadan recipes: Syrian chef Imad Alarnab’s Burghul bl jaj

In our new series, top chefs observing the holy month of Ramadan share their favourite recipes for iftar, the post-sunset meal that breaks the fast

Health & Fitness

‘Lockdown has enabled eating disorders, we need absolute change now’

Trevor Phillips’ daughter Sushila and Big Brother’s Nikki Grahame have died after battles with anorexia. The pandemic has caused four times the amount of people admitted to hospital for eating disorders and specialist clinics have two-year waiting lists, so what can be done?

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What exactly goes on in a sex therapy session?

Lost your mojo? Rosie Fitzmaurice meets the woman bringing mindful orgasms to the masses

Health & Fitness

Best wetsuits to buy in 2021

Suits for swimming, surfing, paddleboarding and triathlon training