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  • 7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • 20 wonderful walks near you

    Walks by the sea, walks by rivers and walks in the countryside in beautiful Somerset and Dorset

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • Menopause & Nutrition

    As if anxiety, tender breasts, sleep problems, hot flushes, low energy, no sex drive and a dry vagina weren't enough - weight gain too?! Read our diet and lifestyle do's & don'ts for managing the menopause.

  • Getting the right balance

    Yin, yang yoga, ballet barre and more in a peaceful countryside gym in Timsbury, just outside Bath

  • Witness the fitness – best sports kit for 2019

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

  • Sticking points

    Another New Year and (yet another) vow that this is the year to get fitter and healthier – but how to keep it up past January?

  • Sunday at the Spa

    The Bath Thermae Spa: warm, mineral-rich waters, open air rooftop pool, dreamy views over the city – and that's just the start of it.

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    Healing power

    Put yourself into the capable hands of a massage or holistic therapist who will help you to get to your happy place.

  • Why lift weights

    Forget bulging biceps and thunderous thighs, we're talking weight loss, lean muscle mass and healthy bones - er, yes please!

  • 7 reasons to do pilates

    It'll make you feel relaxed, elated and get you into seriously fit shape.

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