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  • Letterbox love: zestEAT

    Sweet stuff that can come through the letterbox has to be one of the greatest things to come out of lockdown. The best bit about this one? Raw, vegan, "healthy" chocolate Enough of an excuse to eat the entire box we think!

  • Spring back to fitness: 8 outdoor exercise classes

    Lockdown weight adding a few inches around the hips? Don't sweat it - we've found seven kick-ass fresh air exercise classes in Leicestershire and Rutland whatever your fitness level.

  • Green age kicks! eco-cool trainers

    There's nothing like box fresh white trainers to put a spring in your step. The good news for the planet is that this lot tick the stylish and sustainable box too.

  • Splash! Outdoor open swimming spots

    The weather's getting warmer so brush off the cobwebs, lift your mood, be at one with nature and dive into our guide to the best open water swimming locations across Leicestershire and Rutland and beyond.

  • Easy! Buy these, and sleep better

    Having trouble sleeping? Us and half the world right now! Here's what the Muddy team have in their shopping baskets to help with some much-needed shut-eye.

  • Five ways to become more Zen

    Whether it's social anxiety about lockdown ending, or panic that it's not coming soon enough, a new book claims the ancient art of Zen will see us through. Ready to try it?

  • Low mood > depression > and how to tackle it

    One in five people reading this feature will be suffering from some form of depression. Here's how to spot the signs and help yourself and those you love.

  • Cheaper than therapy: self-help books for 2021

    Being stuck inside for a year hasn’t done us a ton of good, but help is at hand. Try one of these tomes designed to get our work, home and head space in order.

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Best new fitness tech for 2021

    Need something to help those workouts along? Itching for some new tech in the new year? Read on for the Muddy edit of the best flashy fitness buys of 2021.

  • Best wellbeing podcasts for 2021

    Want to boost your wellbeing? Hell yeah! While we can’t go to the gym right now, we can go on long solo walks with inspirational podcasts. Here's our pick.

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    Is your sex life suffering in lockdown?

    Is lockdown 3.0 wrecking your sex life and pushing your relationship to the limits? We hear you. Read on for our expert guide on how to Covid-proof your love life.

  • The only 5 resolutions you need to keep in 2021

    January is traditionally a time for making ridiculous promises and then feeling shame by failing to keep them. Not this year: we’ve been through enough.

  • Worried about CV Lockdown?

    We've chatted to experts at Age Space to get some practical advice if your parents are over 70 and facing imminent isolation.

  • 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!

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    How to feel happy and healthy this year

    Expert tips on how to boost your mental health and happiness and get you raring to go in 2020.

  • Pampering tips for your pooch

    It's not only us humans who need a little TLC in the winter months. Our four legged friends can also do with a little pampering. Woof!

  • Are you sober curious?

    Doing Dry January or merely cutting down? We're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol. Could "sober curious" be for you?

  • 12 ways to get your creative juices flowing in the new year

    Bored of your regular routine? Fed up of Netflix and chilling and looking for something fun? Here's 12 creative and exciting classes to start your new year off with a bang.

  • January news: Read all about it

    Nosey parker, moi? If it’s happening in the ‘hood, I’ve got the gossip.

  • 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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