The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Surrey Edition

Category: Fitness

Muddy gets fit and *ahem* fabulous

22 Sep 2016

Ok, so I’m not really one for gyms. I like exercise – I run fairly regularly and do yoga – but gyms and me don’t seem to get along. It’s a combination of things that puts me off: the posy posers, all that complicated equipment, the noise, the sweat, the testosterone, the monotony.

But a personal trainer? That’s a different matter. I’ve got friends who would walk over hot coals for their personal trainers.

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Beauty spot gets bigger in Guildford

3 Aug 2016

Interesting happenings in Guildford – *collective gasp* ooooooooh!

Nothing as scandalous as a burgeoning husband-swapping scene (to my knowledge!) but some beauty moves and changes on the high street. Truth be told, I’m actually a little behind the eight-ball on this, as the launch was a couple of weeks ago. But I figured if I was, maybe you were too.

You’ll know already about Mary Ann Weeks at Aveda, the hair and beauty salon, but you might not know that now it’s expanded and opened an Aveda spa and wellness studio on the same premises.

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Strike a pose…

2 Feb 2016

Yoga has taken the world by storm. It’s become so hot, so cool, so this very minute. (And so bloody exhausting.) Many of us are doing it in some form or other, aren’t we?

And why not. This ancient practice – that goes back 5,000 years in India – does wonders for your wellbeing, covering all three bases of emotional, mental and physical health. Only wine, chocolate and gal pals come close, but they reach only two of the three.

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