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Fitness

  • BUCKNELL WOODS

    8 brilliant bike rides in Northants

    Seasoned pro or one of the thousands who opted to get on their bikes during lockdown, we've tested some great local rides to give those glutes a workout.

  • safari bar polo club

    What’s on this week in Northants

    All the gear and no idea? Leave it with us, we've got all the latest on what's happening this week in Northants, so slip on your stilettos and skip this way.

  • Carry on Kelmarsh

    What’s on in August in Northants

    No one's more excited than us that summer fun is starting to happen. There's loads going on this August from outdoor cinema to theatre and pop-up food events. Masks on, step this way.

  • Wild Swimming Northants

    Splash! 8 of the best wild swimming spots

    It's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes! Now dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations in Northants and beyond. Just kindly refrain from bombing, running or petting please.

  • HARPOLE-STRAWBS

    What’s on outdoors (yes, really!)

    The time has finally come to put on some real clothes (joggers don't count, sorry) and have some fun in the fresh air - at a social distance, of course.

  • 8 of the best… bras for running

    Running the one thing keeping you sane? Just for you we've rounded up (er, excuse the pun) the best high support running bras - all perfect for your daily exercise hit.

  • The coolest biking gear for lockdown miles

    Unleash your inner cyclista with our roundup of the best kit to wear on your daily cycle. Let's go!

  • Kristina-and-Ben

    Muddy Meets Kristina Rihanoff

    We caught up with the jaw-droppingly gorge (yes, even in no make-up after an hour of teaching hot yoga) Strictly pro turned yogini and entrepreneur at her super-slick studio, Soo Yoga in Northampton, to chat about her passion for helping others to prioritise their health and wellbeing.

  • New year, new gym! 9 brill Northants fitness spots.

    Determined to get fit and ready for 2020. We've rounded up the very best health and fitness spots to suit all budgets and goals.

  • Are you sabotaging your own fitness?

    We've all been there with the 'New Year, New Me' thing but do you keep it up? Here's 5 common ways we sabotage our fitness and 3 awesome local wellbeing venues to keep you on track!

  • Sloping off to ski school

    Duck season? Wabbit season? Nope, it's Ski season so it's time to dust off those salopettes and head to, er, Hemel Hempstead

  • 10 top activities to get fit and keep fit

    Need help sticking to them? We can help you there too!

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