Our celebrity exclusives and reader stories will inspire you to live your healthiest, fittest life

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Why it’s never too late to change your life – these women prove it

Meet the inspiring women who are making their dreams come true later in life.

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“I just live and breathe it” – the woman who made a life-altering career change

Reaching mid-life made Anna Coles stop and assess her own health. That led her on a journey to retrain for a career in the fitness industry.

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​‘I’m 80 – and I’ve sailed solo around the world four times’

To celebrate International Women's Day, we're bringing you the inspirational and incredible stories of those who have achieved amazing feats

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“It’s when I feel most like me” – the woman who swims through ice

Record-breaking Cath Pendleton describes dodging killer whales in the Antarctic and how she's gearing up to swim in the Arctic.

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“I took up running in my 50s – now I’m a record-holder”

Meet the amazing triathlete who’s the oldest British woman to complete an Ironman.

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Wildly popular: the woman inspiring wild swimming all over the world

How wild swimming is transforming our lives

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The record-breaking runner who wants us to follow in her footsteps

The ultra-runner who is breaking barriers and records - and says it's more important than ever to keep moving.

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‘You’re never too old to dance’ – we boogie at a club night for all ages

Meet 61-year-old Nikki Spencer, who's championing club nights for all ages.

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“Birds are a constant source of nature” – how the natural world inspires printmaker Angela Harding

Printmaker Angela Harding on finding success as a printmaker in her sixties

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Averil Mansfield: Britain’s trailblazing female surgeon

Meet Britain's first female professor of surgery