Month: August 2020

Why 10,000 steps is a myth, and what to do instead

Struggle to reach that 10k step count every single day? Stop stressing because you don’t actually need to. Here’s what you should be doing instead, according to a lifestyle medicine physician. The public health messages around exercise have remained the same for years. “Find Thirty.” “Walk 10,000 steps.” We do our best and feel guilty … Read more

Laura Henshaw’s perfectly imperfect approach to fitness is our 2020 mantra

Growing up, sport and fitness were a wonderful part of her life, but Keep it Cleaner co-founder Laura Henshaw admits her relationship with it changed with the influence of social media. Here, she explains how she rediscovered her  ‘why’ and found joy, and fun, in fitness again. To whoever needs to read this: Before I … Read more

Shop the best running shoes, tights, sports bra and headphones online with our expert edit

The right kit makes you feel like you can do anything. Even if you’re doing it for the first time. We’ve found the best new running gear – from head to toe (quite literally) – to make you feel like a track star. Even on your debut run.  The Body+Soul editors are a discerning bunch, … Read more

You need absolutely zero equipment for Kayla Itsines’ latest fitness program

Getting motivated to workout at home has probably never been more challenging. Personal trainer and SWEAT founder Kayla Itsines knows this, which is why she created a zero-equipment program to make it as simple as possible. With some of us wanting to avoid gyms for the foreseeable future, we’re all looking for new and effective … Read more