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Fitness

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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?

  • 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!

  • Let’s Get Physical

    If you've fallen off the fitness wagon, fear not. Find your fitness mojo by trying something new - here are some sports groups across Cornwall to inspire you to get into your groove.

  • Book in! The best local Cornish races for 2020

    Looking to get fit for 2020? Start with my curated guide to the best local triathlons, runs and fun events, and I'll see you at the finish line.

  • Run for the hills!

    Actually don't just yet - let me tell about these brilliantly inspiring running books first to motivate you to pull your trainers on these spring mornings.

  • Weekend Warriors

    Triathlons too tame? Marathons a bit meh? These 3 extreme Cornish events will push you to your limit. Who’s up for the challenge?

  • Muddy Tries: Silent Disco Yoga

    You’ve maybe heard of silent raves or silent discos? Well here's a first on the blogaroo - and a first for the South west - Muddy Stilettos awardwinners Jen and Stretch from Ocean Flow bring you silent disco yoga - like silent disco, but as as well as glow sticks and fluoro face paint, there are yoga mats.

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