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48 hours after completing my first mud run the shock has subsided but my legs are 50% bruises, I can still smell the metallic tang of the sludge after three showers, and I’m yet to decide whether I actually enjoyed it.
BUT there’s no doubt that having the right kit made it more bearable. So for any mud run virgins considering taking on a similar challenge here are my five mud run must-haves as tried and tested at The Nuts Challenge...
The balloon-sleeved sweater caused a real stir at our Healthy Hedonist event at High Road House this week.
I wore it with cropped jeans and red lips, but it works equally well with Lycra or skinnies, the flamingo pink is bang on trend AND it costs less than £50, so all-in-all, a brilliant spring buy for the Detox|Retox rail.
I'm aware that having too many nut butters to choose from is an ultimate #firstworldproblem - but for those us of partial to a bit of Pip & Nut at snack time I think it is actually VERY interesting to know which kernels deliver the most protein, least fat and biggest vitamin and mineral boosts to our diet.
Here Sally Norton, NHS weight loss consultant surgeon, UK health expert and founder of www.vavistalife.com explains why she thinks nuts are the nuts and gives us the low-down on the best butters for the job.
Spiritual reads, new age, new you, woo woo… the self-improvement sector has lots of labels and since finding this book in an Oxfam book store just over three years ago (or did it find me?!) I’ve become a card-carrying member of the self-help tribe, devouring everything from soothing Louise Hay affirmations to Quantum Theory tomes in my quest for a bit more peace and self-awareness.
Change Your Life In 7 Days is the first book in the Detox|Retox Reads series: posts on books, articles and blogs that I have loved/am loving and that have somehow made a positive change to my life.
Jeans a bit tight? Skin a tad grey? Energy levels in need of a boost?
The holidays were FUN fun fun, but now it's time to embrace a new year and face the fact that enjoying daily cheeseboards and eating chocolate for breakfast is not ok anymore.
If you have some spare cash and a bit of willpower then Juice Cleanses are considered easy ways to kickstart a detox or healthy eating plan. But are they worth the effort?
A kick-ass smoothie is one of the best ways to kick a hangover and our friends at spin studio Psycle have shared a seasonal drinks recipe designed to balance, cleanse and detox those hard-partying bodies.
When movers and shakers in the cocktail world want to know what’s hot in drinks they look to Simone Caporale.
The maestro mixologist is the man behind most of London's latest cocktail trends and here we share three of his sexiest seasonal serves, guaranteed to impress the Christmas party guests.
The Friday Five is five minutes of workable wisdom from our favourite mind, body and spirit experts to help ease you into the weekend with a bit of love and light.
This week Happiness Consultant and Change-Maker Samantha Clarke - aka the women with the best job title on the planet - gives us a mini guide to improving life (and a bit of tough love).
The #MiniMondayReview is a bite-sized, emoji-based class review featured on our Instagram every other week.
Here on the Detox|Retox blog we have a bit more room to give you the low down on the who/what/wear too.
This week = Disco Yoga, a fun, Vinyasa flow yoga class to a disco soundtrack, usually held in a bar/club and followed by a superfood cocktail.
Bore off jet lag and humidity.
Sometimes, all we need to reset and recharge is some fresh air, open space, a friendly face and the perfect avocado breakfast.
The D|R Staycation Series kicks off with a visit to Blue Door Barns near Brighton.