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  • Alarm clock

    7 steps to better sleep in lockdown

    You've downed a chamomile tea, ignored your phone for an hour and mentally shoved your 900th sheep over a gate - but still can't get to sleep. Sound familiar? Read on for our guide to getting some Z's during lockdown.

  • Stress

    Lockdown anxiety: 7 ways to keep it in check

    Lockdown is back and with it, hours and hours to listen to the rising panic in our heads. Don’t fancy that much? Nor us, so read on.

  • Go Tache! Don’t forget Movember

    We won’t see many people apart from the bin men this month, but we can still support our favourite causes. November is men’s health month and Muddy's here for it.

  • M&S hiking boot

    Walkies! Cold weather walking gear to pick up now

    Gyms are closed (as is practically everything else), so we're getting our exercise fix with some long winter walks. Here's all the gear you'll need to stretch those legs this season.

  • 10 brilliant local family walks

    Life may be locking down but the great outdoors is still open. Here are our favourite family friendly Muddy walks in Cornwall to kick that cabin fever (some with added coffee pit-stops).

  • 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!

  • J’adore / J’abhor – Daylight Saving Hours

    The clocks went back this week and the nights truly are closing in. Two Muddy staffers battle out the pros and the cons.

  • 8 steps to better wellbeing this October

    Lockdown, curfews, general panic - the last few months have been stressful to say the least, so we're pegging October to focus on our wellbeing, starting with these eight simple steps.

  • Five Scenic Cornish 5K Runs

    Grab your trainers and hit the trails. These beginner-friendly routes take in some of Cornwall’s most impressive landscapes.

  • Jubilee Pool, Penzance

    The UK's first saltwater geothermal lido opened in Penzance in September 2020 and Muddy wangled an invite to be among the first to test the (warm) waters - shall we dive straight in?

  • Four North Cornwall Dog Friendly Beach Walks

    Cornwall is more dog-friendly than ever and here have four super suggestions of walks that are dog-friendly all year, courtesy of Latitude50.

  • Bude Sea Tide Pool Cornwall

    5 Cornish Tide Pools & Lidos

    Take a dip at the beach without braving the waves. Cornwall’s pretty tide pools and lidos are ideal for kids and less confident swimmers.

  • Wild Swimming in Cornwall

    In Cornwall we are lucky to have an abundance of places to enjoy wild swimming in the cold water. We spoke to Lydia, Bethany and Max, founders of Wild Swimming Cornwall, to find out why we should all be trying it.

  • 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!

  • couple kissing

    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!

  • Work (out) from home

    Missing your regular gym classes? Here's six of the best on-demand workouts you can stream into your living room.

  • 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).

  • Three bonkers wellbeing trends for 2020

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

  • 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.

  • 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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