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Why muscles make good medicine

Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind

Strong at every age

Why everyone should 'bulk up'

Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your mind - including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.

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Straight to the pointe

Barre class

Paula Goodyer A new strength and flexibility workout mixes dance training at a ballet barre with yoga and Pilates

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We should be heading off dementia at 30. Here's why

Paula Goodyer Dementia might not strike until late in life but the problems that increase the risk start earlier than we think

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Skip these workout blunders

Get more bang for your buck by working multiple muscles.

Paula Goodyer Get more out of your precious exercise time by avoiding the common pitfalls that can make your efforts less effective.

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Bend and stretch your style

yoga

Paula Goodyer For those who don't know their iyengar from their ashtanga, how to tell which class to take?

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Stay lean in the fat season

Kneading, baking, cooking, dough, bread, pastry, cake, biscuits.

Paula Goodyer How to keep kilo creep at bay this winter.

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