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Simply Woman & Home

Simply Woman & Home March 2020

Simply Woman & Home is the only wellbeing and fitness title on the market that offers women of any age, any shape, any fitness level, particularly women over 40, the inspiration to feel fabulous every day. Simple changes that fit real life are the prescription to make the most of their looks, feel younger, fitter, slimmer, reduce stress, increase vitality and live a healthier life. The magazine is divided into sections focusing on wellbeing, beauty, diet, fitness, health and ‘inner you’ and is packed with tips, expert advice and best buys.

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United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
4 Issues

in this issue

1 min
welcome to feel good you!

At last we’ve made it through the slog of winter and things are slowly on the up! Despite being born in December, I am not a lover of the cold and damp, preferring to be out in the sun. So now, as the days get (slightly) longer, exercising outside becomes more feasible. Fancy becoming a runner? Lace up those trainers and turn to page 74 for the FGY couch to 5k plan. Or if toning up is your thing, turn to page 80 for our great daily workout plan – it will only take you 21 minutes. Hungry? All this exercise leaves me ravenous, so I was chuffed to discover that I can eat six times a day, without technically overeating. Turn to page 50 for the smart snacking guide. There’s…

1 min
feel good fast

3 min
what’s healthy right now?

10 minutes is how long 20% of us spend feeling body-conscious each day.* ‘Don’t let your identity be all about your appearance,’ warns psychologist Georgina Barnett. ‘Life’s about experiences, relationships, a career you love and growing as a person.’ Be air aware Exercising outdoors? Toxic air pollution causes thousands of early deaths each year, so track levels in your area by monitoring the air quality forecast – as you would when checking the weather or pollen count – at uk-air.defra.gov.uk. Or, if you’re in the capital, download the free Tenzing Clean Air Tracker app (Android and iPhone, tenzingcleanairrunclub.com) to find clean routes in your area. WRITTEN IN THE STARS? Could the sport you play help you attract a partner? Depending on your star sign, certain sports may complement your personality, says Golfsupport.com. There may…

6 min
the future is bright (if you act now!)

As a nation we’re living longer, with the average life expectancy for women currently 82.9 years. But nobody wants to live to a ripe old age existing on memories and regrets, unable to move or look after themselves any more. The solution? By making lifestyle changes now you could be one of those amazing octogenarians running marathons, jumping out of planes and living your best life yet. Here’s how… Your body Celebrity personal trainer Scott Laidler (scottlaidler.com) tells us which exercises help to prepare the body for later life. ✢ RESISTANCE TRAINING ‘As our bodies age we tend to lose muscle mass, but you can massively slow down this process with regular resistance training. This can be done initially with your own body weight and then progressively with resistance equipment, such as dumb-bells, kettlebells…

1 min
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7 min
create your perfect bed

When you slide between the sheets at night, how do you feel? Cosy, comfy and content in the knowledge that you’ll drift off very soon? If the answer is no, your bed may be partly to blame. According to new research* more than 13% of people find an uncomfortable bed regularly disturbs their sleep. ‘A great bed should offer comfort and support and it really can make a big difference to life,’ says The Sleep Council’s Lisa Artis. And a better sleeping environment doesn’t just promote restorative sleep, it can also help your health. So, if you’re keen to upgrade your nest, here’s what you need to know. Perfectly framed First things first, size matters. There are six standard bed sizes in the UK (including two single sizes) and choosing the right one for…