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Health

  • Run for the hills!

    Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first - all the inspo you need to pull on your trainers. Plus, fun local races to sign up for!

  • Witness the fitness!

    Finding it hard to kickstart that hardcore new exercise regime? Buy some slinky new kit and you'll be sprinting around the park faster than Mo Farah (possibly).

  • Are you sober curious?

    Whether you're doing Dry January or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol right now after too much December carousing (and some pretty dodgy photos to be honest). Could "sober curious" be for you?

  • Fitness challenge!

    There's nothing like a race looming to motivate you to go for a walk, run, swim or cycle on these chilly autumn mornings. So grab your Lycra and sign up for one of these sporty challenges pronto!

  • Splash! 6 outdoor swimming spots

    You might just have noticed that it's a bit hot out there. So it's a good time to dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Bucks and Oxon. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please!

  • You cannot be serious!

    Ever wished you had your own tennis umpire to hand to judge the disputed line calls? Muddy tries out PlaySight at Stoke Park and enjoys a 'pro' moment.

  • When wellbeing meets wine

    We're into health and fitness but we also love a Chablis or three. Sound familiar? We asked a wine expert how best to combine our two favourite hobbies. Cheers!

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    Next patient please

    Too tired to go for a run? Never see sunshine? We've talked to a top GP about how to solve our niggling winter health worries.

  • dog against white background with pink sunglasses bottle of alcohol and checkered tie

    What happens now?

    Good news for those who are finding abstinence a bore - 2018 is all about mindful drinking. Pour yourself a glass and read on.

  • Your winter wellbeing, sorted

    Health and fitness slumping now it's cold and dark outside? We asked a GP, a PT and a nutritionist how best to bounce back. Here are their expert top tips.

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