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Seven And A Half Lessons About The Brain Lisa Feldman Barrett review

Your brain doesn’t ‘light up’ or store memories like computer files, personality tests don’t work and our brains are no more ‘evolved’ than any other animal. Katie Law enjoys a new book about the brain that is small in size but big on ideas

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Horatio Clare: I wasn’t bipolar, it was cannabis psychosis

Two years ago the acclaimed travel writer suffered a catastrophic mental breakdown. He tells Katie Law about his delusional fantasies, being sectioned under the Mental Health Act and how he took the first steps to recovery

The Escapist

Why is breastfeeding still so misunderstood?

A commercial shown during the Golden Globes depicting the often agonising and demoralising reality of breastfeeding has been praised. New mum Kate Wills says this needs to be just the beginning of the conversation

Tech

How to find the right running headphones for you

Along with a good pair of trainers, decent headphones are an essential part of your running kit  

Health & Fitness

The Mayr Method explained: What is Rebel Wilson’s diet?

Rebel Wilson shed over four stone last year. Rosie Fitzmaurice investigates how she did it and how she plans to keep the weight off

The Escapist

Toxic positivity is the new #FirstWorldProblems

WhatsApp groups across the capital are getting a little bit too #hashtag grateful this lockdown

The Escapist

A day in the life of Super Bowl champion Tom Brady

He’s the ageless Adonis who won the Super Bowl at the record age of 43. Rosie Fitzmaurice has a guide to living like Tom

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Dr Xand van Tulleken on how the pandemic is damaging our health

Lockdown has exacerbated the UK's loneliness problem, but the host of new podcast Made of Stronger Stuff has some tips to help limit the damage

Books

The best diet books for 2021

Learn how to beat burnout, batch cook or go pegan (that’s paleo-meets-vegan) with the new wave of diet books, says Katie Law 

The Escapist

Are we on the brink of a mental health crisis in the capital?

We’re in a third lockdown, Londoners’ stress, depression and anxiety levels are soaring and antidepressant use is at an all-time high. Welcome to the age of the Covid mental health crisis. So how on earth can we piece ourselves back together again? Kate Wills reports

Health & Fitness

The fitness trackers to know in 2021

From blood oxygen levels testing to stress scanning, wearables have come along way

Wellness

Adrienne Herbert: ‘one power hour per day can change everything’

Cold showers, fast nasal breathing and movement first thing: Power Hour podcast host and wellness guru Adrienne Herbert shares her secrets to getting s*** done in 2021, as told to Rosie Fitzmaurice

Health & Fitness

The effect booze is really having on your mind, body and bank balance

​Have you ever stopped to consider the impact alcohol is having on your health and wellbeing? Nutritionist and weight loss specialist Kim Pearson discusses the different ways that drinking alcohol could be affecting your health

Health & Fitness

All the new fitness apps, tools and trends to know for 2021

From Apple’s new high-spec fitness platform to supercharging your cool down, this is your 2021 fitness mega-guide

The Escapist

Best diet in the world for 2021 announced

Following the Mediterranean diet is more a way of life than about counting calories

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Joe Wicks: I can’t do PE with Joe forever - I’m tired

He’s back for lockdown but Joe Wicks is feeling the pressure of fame this time round

Lifestyle

7 homeschooling tips - plus how to create a timetable

Here we go again… so we've enlisted experts to share their wisdom

Lifestyle

Meet the man who founded Peloton - and made millions

The exercise bike inventor John Foley tells Susannah Butter about having a great pandemic, taking on London's gyms and making sure he doesn't break his son's heart

Health & Fitness

Apple Fitness+ review: a game-changer for home workouts

The shiny new app is billed as “the future of fitness” and features a library of more than 200 on-demand fitness classes from HIIT to dance to yoga

The Escapist

How roller skating became cool again

Viral videos of skaters on TikTok have led to an uptick in sales of rollerskates, but this time it’s adults rather than kids taking to the floor

The Escapist

Anxiety tech: gadgets to help you find your zen

Tired, wired and at your wits’ end? Help is at hand — Katie Strick presents a smart toolkit to help you find your calm (at last!)

Health & Fitness

These are the absolute best gym classes in London

From Michelle Obama’s favourite workout to female-only weight-lifting sessions, our definitive round-up of gym classes in the capital

Health & Fitness

Adidas unveils first maternity activewear collection

Pregnancy needn’t get in the way of an active lifestyle 

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Is Buzzbike’s ‘Netflix for bikes’ subscription a winner?

We tapped out for a month to roadtest the premium bike subscription service in London

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Grief and non-nuclear families: Obama and I have something in common

Families are complex – Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx and Bill Clinton were all raised by their grandparents like Obama and me - yet society’s perception of a nuclear family still lacks such nuance

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Best Black Friday gym deals for a post-lockdown fitness boost

Support your beloved gyms by snapping up one of these Black Friday deals

Lifestyle

Chrissy Teigen will save lives by sharing her devastating miscarriage

The model and entrepreneur has explained why she shared photos of her baby loss. Bri Martinez says we shouldn't have judged her at all

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Free fitness classes for anyone who’s lost their job or income

From BLOK’s free fitness classes for struggling artists to Frame’s hero hotline, these are the gyms offering free feelgood perks for those suffering with the effects of the pandemic 

Health & Fitness

Mistakes you're making in your at-home workout and what to do instead

From not engaging your core correctly to overdoing it on the HIIT front and skipping rest days, these common errors can lead to a wasted workout

Health & Fitness

Your complete 28-day lockdown fitness guide

From yoga to spinning and strength training, the lockdown challenges to keep you in shape

Lifestyle

A guide to the chicest walking gear for your autumn rambles

Long, bracing walks could well be the only activity we're allowed to enjoy soon. Katie Strick has a guide on how to look chic

Tech

Getting bike insurance needn't be so boring

You've bought your first bike and you're getting to grips with your new commute, but what happens if it gets stolen?

Tech

Meet the UK robotic tech company supporting the London Marathon

The iconic race is the first major marathon to take place since Covid-19 

Health & Fitness

Harder, better, faster, stronger: how to get fit this season

Whether you love exercising outside, in the studio or in your living room, Katie Strick has your autumn fitness download

Tech

MPowder founder Rebekah Brown on the new world of menopause tech

Rebekah Brown is upending the menopause market, starting with health supplements