New country, new community — Hanieh found so much more than fitness at her local parkrun

It’s a daunting thing to move across the world to a place you’ve never been before – especially if you don’t know anyone. So, when Hanieh Kosari arrived in Australia from Iran to study, she was understandably wide-eyed and nervous as she faced the reality of becoming immersed in a new culture. The then 28-year-old didn’t plan to … Read more

How To Get Back Into Exercise After A Break With 7 Small But Mighty Tips

You’re reading Move, the nudge we need to get active, however makes us happiest and healthiest. When your exercise routine has completely dropped off, getting back into it can feel intimidating. But you should know, you’re really, really not alone with this. One in three women are currently taking a “break from exercise”, according to … Read more

This 5-Minute Core Workout Will Improve Your Balance

You’re reading Move, the nudge we need to get active, however makes us happiest and healthiest. Do you have atrocious balance? Your core might be to blame. So this week, we’re delivering a five-minute workout that helps to improve both. The quick, equipment-free routine has been written by Fiona Hawker at Curves, a fitness community … Read more

Exercise With Long Covid Is Tough. Try This Gentle 5-Minute Workout

You’re reading Move, the nudge we need to get active, however makes us happiest and healthiest. Re-establishing your fitness routine after having Covid can have major benefits for your physical and mental health, but it needs to be approached cautiously if you’re still experiencing long Covid symptoms. The NHS advises those experiencing long Covid to … Read more