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Fitness: Charity challenges to accept now!

Fitness: Charity challenges to accept now!

Fitness: Charity challenges to accept now!

17 June 2021

Sign up for Histon's Flaming June Half Marathon and/or Bury St Edmunds pyjama walk A Girls’ Night Out. Plus awesome e-bikes and new fitness gear


Wellness: Happy body, happy mind? Experts answer

Wellness: Happy body, happy mind? Experts answer

Wellness: Happy body, happy mind? Experts answer

14 June 2021

Can we keep our lockdown self-care going? And does a happy body lead to a happy mind? Inês Mourão asks two Cambridge fitness and wellness experts


Conscious Living: Happy holidays close to home

Conscious Living: Happy holidays close to home

Conscious Living: Happy holidays close to home

10 June 2021

In her latest Velvet column, Aksara Inamdar of to Woke Souls looks at relaxing getaways within a 30 mile radius of Cambridge


Fitness Diaries: How to work out the eco way

Fitness Diaries: How to work out the eco way

Fitness Diaries: How to work out the eco way

01 June 2021

In her June column, Amber Brammah, personal trainer and founder of Lovefit, Cambridge, considers the health benefits of green living


Working Out: From footy and tennis to Hotpod Yoga

Working Out: From footy and tennis to Hotpod Yoga

Working Out: From footy and tennis to Hotpod Yoga

10 May 2021

Hurrah for Hotpod Yoga, reopened tennis courts, all-weather football pitches and planet-friendly workout wear made from recycled bottles


Fitness: 'Why I'm keeping up my pandemic pursuit'

Fitness: 'Why I'm keeping up my pandemic pursuit'

Fitness: 'Why I'm keeping up my pandemic pursuit'

24 April 2021

Over the past year people have been embracing new forms of exercise. Here four ladies share their lockdown fitness finds


Fitness Diaries: Workout hacks for busy mums

Fitness Diaries: Workout hacks for busy mums

Fitness Diaries: Workout hacks for busy mums

19 April 2021

Amber Brammah is a personal trainer and founder of Lovefit, Cambridge. This month she looks at health and fitness hacks for busy mums


Fitness: Need a goal? Take on a charity challenge

Fitness: Need a goal? Take on a charity challenge

Fitness: Need a goal? Take on a charity challenge

17 April 2021

Fancy dressing as a banana to bash out some burpees or turning pink to take on Race for Life? There’s a host of awesome charity events to sign up for


Conscious Living: Why prep is key to clean eating

Conscious Living: Why prep is key to clean eating

Conscious Living: Why prep is key to clean eating

24 March 2021

In the latest instalment of her Conscious Livingh column, Aksara Inamdar of to Woke Souls shares food prep ideas to make clean eating more achievable


Wellbeing: What's the secret to happiness? Read on

Wellbeing: What's the secret to happiness? Read on

Wellbeing: What's the secret to happiness? Read on

12 March 2021

In her latest book, Cambridge crime writer Sophie Hannah sets out to solve one of life's greatest mysteries - how to be happy. Alex Spencer reports


Lifestyle: Want to drink more water? Here's a tip

Lifestyle: Want to drink more water? Here's a tip

Lifestyle: Want to drink more water? Here's a tip

27 February 2021

Model Suki Waterhouse has just unveiled a collaboration with microdrink brand Waterdrop and it’s a beauty


The Fitness Diaries: Making the best of mid-life

The Fitness Diaries: Making the best of mid-life

The Fitness Diaries: Making the best of mid-life

10 February 2021

Amber Brammah, personal trainer and founder of Lovefit, Cambridge, discusses the mid-life body and how best to navigate the perimenopause


Fitness: Resolutions flagging? Here's some inspo

Fitness: Resolutions flagging? Here's some inspo

Fitness: Resolutions flagging? Here's some inspo

02 February 2021

Novelty of your New Year regime wearing off? Be inspired by super-human feats, sign up for a goal event, and do it all in style. . .


Fitness Diaries: How connection boosts wellbeing

Fitness Diaries: How connection boosts wellbeing

Fitness Diaries: How connection boosts wellbeing

11 January 2021

As we start a new year - and likely a new fitness regime - Lovefit's Amber Brammah talks about the importance of ‘connection’ for both body and mind


Wellbeing: How yoga changed my life

Wellbeing: How yoga changed my life

Wellbeing: How yoga changed my life

07 January 2021

Cambridge's Daisy Worzencraft, aka @cambridgeyogagirl, tells Velvet why this age-old practice is so crucial to health and wellbeing


Conscious Living: Give the gift of shopping small

Conscious Living: Give the gift of shopping small

Conscious Living: Give the gift of shopping small

17 December 2020

With Christmas upon us, Aksara Inamdar of Cambridge-based to Woke Souls shares her suggestions for thoughtful gifts which support local businesses


Gift Guide: Velvet's top planet-friendly presents

Gift Guide: Velvet's top planet-friendly presents

Gift Guide: Velvet's top planet-friendly presents

12 December 2020

We all want to tread more lightly. These gifts combine style with social and environmental responsibility - plus they all come from local indies


Gift Guide: Go eco with The Food Marketing Experts

Gift Guide: Go eco with The Food Marketing Experts

Gift Guide: Go eco with The Food Marketing Experts

07 December 2020

Our friends at Brampton-based agency The Food Marketing Experts are going green this Christmas. Here’s their eco gift list


Wellbeing: Slay stress with local brand Eve & Keel

Wellbeing: Slay stress with local brand Eve & Keel

Wellbeing: Slay stress with local brand Eve & Keel

02 November 2020

Formulated to lower stress and lift spirits, this new brand from Cambridge aromatherapist Jennie Hart is just what we need right now. . .


Simon Says: Too tired to work out? Start simple

Simon Says: Too tired to work out? Start simple

Simon Says: Too tired to work out? Start simple

12 October 2020

Simon Goswell - owner and Head Coach of Full Circle Fitness in Dry Drayton – advises on how to motivate yourself when you feel too tired to exercise