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  • The coolest cycling gear for lockdown miles

    Unleash your inner cyclista with our roundup of the best kit to wear on your bike during your Government-sanctioned hour of daily exercise. Let's go!

  • 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.

  • Position of the week

    Not like that, naughty - we're talking about Pilates! Time to hit the refresh button and try something new. This week we're doing The Clam. It's great for the glutes (so we're told).

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    Top tips on love in a Corona climate

    The confinement we're experiencing right now can make even the most rock-solid of relationships creak. Read on for our expert guide on how to keep love (and lust) going.

  • Gotta Have It

    Planning a garden Easter egg hunt? Better hide this one from the kids - it's the UK's first Cannabis Easter Egg. Ready, steady, munchy!

  • You SHALL go to the Hall!

    Dreaming of when lockdown ends? Your Muddy Godmother is here to virtually transport you to the wonderful world of Boringdon Hall & Spa.

  • Looking after your oldies in lockdown

    Worried how your older rellies are going to cope in a prolonged isolation? We got the lowdown on lockdown from Age Space.

  • 7 ideas for how not to be bored, already

    Don't fear the empty diary! At last there is free time to learn something new and create the self-improved you! Who's joining me for belly dancing?

  • How to survive lockdown

    Worried how you're going to cope with weeks of staying in? As Winnie the Pooh wisely said, "You're stronger than you seem!" Here are 9 sanity-saving tips.

  • 6 of the best… candle subscriptions

    Ooooh, something smells lovely! These clever candle subscriptions make a thoughtful winter gift (even if it's for yourself - shhhhh, we won't tell).

  • 10 Wellbeing escapes in Devon and beyond

    Wanna escape the daily grind? Book on to one of these gorgeous wellbeing holidays (including 2 in Devon) for some much needed R&R.

  • Working (out) from home: 5 on-demand exercise classes

    Tear your eyes away from Netflix and get moving with these streaming fitness classes. No excuses now!

  • Splitting up? Read this

    Thinking about going solo in 2020? Let Muddy help you to happier times with some brilliant advice from a specialist family lawyer on how to manage your break-up.

  • Pamper day? Four luxe London wellbeing destinations

    Feeling frazzled? London day trips aren't just for shopping/drinking/sightseeing - get thee to the city for a turbo-charged wellbeing fix.

  • Three bonkers wellbeing trends for 2020

    Will you be, um, honouring your vagina this year?

  • Wanna break free of the NY resolutions?

    Hands up if you ate all the mince pies? Never mind! January is not the month to go cold turkey, it’s the time to be kind to yourself.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Feeling it for 2020's New Year's Resolutions or think they're a total waste of time? Muddy ed-in-chief Hero and HQ staffer Nancy duke it out.

  • Southampton Harbour Hotel

    Muddy hits the high road and checks into Hampshire's super-chic hotspot. Here's what you need to know about Southampton Harbour Hotel - the city's only 5* stay.

  • How to be happy in 2019

    New Year, new chance to give yourself a great big shot of positive energy with one of these 28 inspirational ideas.

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