Bamford Crystal Water Bottle
Intrigued by crystals but not sure where to start? Look no further than Bamford’s gemstone-infused water bottle. An upgrade on average plastic, these chic creations contain a polished crystal to charge your H20 with healing vibes. Choose from calming quartz, cleansing citrine, protective amethyst or VB’s favourite, obsidian.
Barry’s Bootcamp St Pauls
The world’s original treadmill-based class has just opened its sixth studio in the capital, serving up the same, sweat-inducing formula of sprints, incline runs and strength training. Cool down in style in the studio’s cryotherapy chamber (a Barry’s first) and re-fuel at the in-house café with a protein-rich smoothie. The PBJ, with vanilla protein, berries and nut butter, comes highly recommended.
For those who want the benefits of apple cider vinegar but can’t stomach the taste, these clever gelatin-encapsulated pills are an easy-to-swallow solution. Each capsule contains 600mg of the fermented tonic, which is believed to help fight bacteria, boost energy levels and support a healthy heart. Bonus points for the sleek, monochrome packaging.
Here at SL, we understand the struggle of fitting healthy meals into a busy lifestyle. That’s why we jumped at the chance to review new food delivery service, Kurami. Fusing the power of ancient ingredients and global cuisine with modern superfoods to boost wellbeing, expect teff pancakes with berry compote for breakfast, vegan burgers and Asian-inspired salads for lunch, and plenty of guilt-free smoothies and other treats. Designed to supercharge gut health and tackle inflammation, we’d definitely try this one again.
Whether you’re training for the London Marathon or just starting out on your running journey, this podcast has you covered. Each week, host Amy Lane – runner, fitness guru and digital editor at Women’s Health – delves into a run-related topic with the help of some top industry experts. Episodes include guided yoga stretch sessions to help you finish your run like a pro, too. Covering everything from miles and your menstrual cycle, to gut health for runners and the importance of core strength, this fitness-fuelled podcast doesn’t disappoint.
Simply Good For You
Nutrition behemoth Amelia Freer’s latest book is proof healthy eating doesn’t equal hours in the kitchen. From tasty traybakes to one-pot curries and colourful soups, Amelia’s on a mission to prove you don’t need to compromise between taste, simplicity and health. The book is full of tips for eating on a budget, fool-proof ingredient swaps and kitchen staples – you’ll soon wonder how you lived without it.
London’s first mindful boutique hotel, Inhabit is set across six Georgian townhouses in the heart of Paddington, yet feels a million miles away. With wellness at the hotel’s core, expect to find Casper eco-friendly mattresses in the rooms, an infrared sauna, a gym with Peloton bikes, and seasonal, plant-based food by Yeotown Kitchen, a spin-off of the Devon-based retreat. Taking the concept of escapism one step further, rooms also feature stowaway boxes to give guests a chance to break away from their devices. There are also daily morning meditations, yoga and guided walks in nearby Hyde Park.
Wunder Workshop Adaptogen CBD
Blending CBD with turmeric, ashwagandha and a natural precursor to dopamine, this intelligent synergy of ancient plants is the ultimate modern-day tonic. Just a few drops of this oil daily will help to relieve tension, boost emotional wellbeing, balance cortisol levels and soothe anxiety. Place the drops under your tongue for the best results.
Yogaline Yoga Mat
Meet the world’s first personalised yoga mat, featuring bespoke alignment guides. Taking into account your height, arm and shoulder length, this game-changing piece of kit calculates the optimum position of the hands and feet, allowing you to master that downward dog like a true yogi. With a super-strong grip and eco-friendly credentials, this mat is a one-of-a-kind investment.
Urban Retreat Hans Crescent
After closing its doors in Harrods in 2018, Urban Retreat is back and, dare we say it, better than ever. London’s hottest new wellness destination, the team has enlisted an A-list line-up of experts to restore even the most frazzled of urbanites. Think the finest, most respected medical doctors, anti-ageing practitioners and therapists – all under one roof. With a spa come members’ club vibe, lose yourself in this five-story sanctuary – book in for a gut-boosting Khera-Griggs colonic or get an antioxidant hit with an IV drip.