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Want to feel happier and healthier in 15 minutes a day? Read this…

Imagine a way of living with no diets, no deprivation, no starvation, no insane exercise regime, no misery, no crazy promises. Just this: when you feel good, you look good. That when you treat your body well, and fuel it properly, you enjoy food and you enjoy life. Think small daily changes and YES, you can have chocolate. And wine. And a life. This is a philosophy – and an approach – which breeds happiness. This is The Feelgood Plan, devised by personal trainer Dalton Wong (the man who hones the bodies of Jennifer Lawrence, Amanda Seyfried and Game of Thrones Kit Harington) and health writer Kate Faithfull-Williams. Want to get in on the action? Read on for our exclusive extract……

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How to…get fit for summer

Oh how I need this post. I feel like Mrs Wobble at the moment. I used to be – relatively – fit. I ran 3-4 times a week, did the occasional yoga class and even have vague memories of being a member of a gym in my dim and distant past. But, times they’ve changed. After 3 babies, my stomach muscles are shot to bits, my bottom is in danger of being best friends with my ankles and my upper arms are about as far from Jennifer Aniston’s as you can imagine. I walk a lot, but this, my friends, is no longer enough. I feel the time has come to jump on the fitness bandwagon and actually do something – rather than just moan – about my body. I don’t know if I’ve just become aware of it, but being strong and healthy seems to be a bit of ‘a thing’ at the moment. From Susannah Taylor‘s story of how she embraced fitness in last weekend’s Times (I would link, but there’s a firewall) to Rachel Johnson’s feature yesterday on the same subject (again in The Times, sorry), being fit is very ‘now’. Not that I want to do…