Fitness & Wellbeing

Fitness & Wellbeing

Our experts show you simple and effective ways to stay healthy and active, so you can live your passions everyday

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Penelope Wilton: A class act

Dame Penelope Wilton discusses being a grandmother, why retirement’s not on the cards, and whether Downton Abbey will be back.

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Jon Snow: “Is being a grandad very different to being a dad? No. It’s all love”

The journalist and former newsreader Jon Snow talks about still working at 75, becoming a dad again – and why he is optimistic.

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The world according to… Sally Magnusson

On life at home with her husband and whichever of her five children are staying


John Torode and Lisa Faulkner on blended families and the joy of others cooking

The cookery couple on writing romantic notes and their blended family

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Garmin Index S2 smart scales review 

The Garmin Index S2 are sleek body composition scales that don’t do quite enough to justify the price tag.

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Fitness Technology

Smart scales explained: what are smart scales, are they accurate, and will they help you? 

Smart scales are a popular way of getting even greater insights into your body composition. We explain what they are and how they work.

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Walk on the wild side: How to hike safely in hills and mountains

How to stay safe in the mountains

A peaceful-looking bedroom with a made double bed and lavender flowers in the foreground

Healthy sleeping habits: How to get the right bedtime routine

If you're not sleeping as well as you'd like, these sleep hygiene tips can help improve your sleep habits and get your bedtime routine back on track.

Man and his wife asleep in bed - the man is wearing a Philips snoring relief band

Sleep aids – do you really need sleep trackers, apps and lights?

There are loads of gadgets offering to help you fall asleep and wake up rested, so how do you tell what's worth having? We talk you through it.

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Lenny Henry: “Work is a structure, but it can also be your undoing”

Lenny Henry talks putting family first, dealing with grief, and weight struggles