best & worst kinds for weight loss & symptoms

Exercise for PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is anything but binary – there’s no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to do it, but there are certain kinds that could ease your symptoms. Many of the millions of women affected by the condition (1 in 10 in the UK) who have reaped the rewards for themselves have taken to TikTok to share what they’ve found are the best types for them.

To date, ‘PCOS workouts’ have had 52.5million views on the platform, and so many glowing testimonials on the impact of exercising on PCOS prove just how effective it can be. So, we wanted to get the scoop from the experts: what really warrants the ‘best’ and ‘worst’ kinds of exercise for PCOS? How often should you exercise with PCOS? And when should you avoid it? Here’s the 411.

What is PCOS?

Dr Rebecca Robinson, a consultant in Sports

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7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most people, that’s not enough motivation to get you to break a sweat with any regularity. As I report in the TIME cover story, “The Exercise Cure,” only 20% of Americans get the recommended 150 minutes of strength and cardiovascular physical activity per week, more than half of all baby boomers report doing no exercise whatsoever, and 80.2 million Americans over age 6 are entirely inactive.

Photograph by Gjon Mili—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images. Colorization by Sanna Dullaway for TIME

That’s bad news, but emerging evidence shows that there are plenty of compelling reasons to start moving at any age and even if you’re ill or pregnant. Indeed, scientists are learning that exercise is, actually, medicine. “There is no pill that comes close to

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Long-awaited opening of new athletics track at Three Hills Sport Park in Folkestone now expected in July

It is now hoped the long-awaited opening of a town’s new athletics facility will take place in July.

Work on the new track at the Three Hills Sport Park in Folkestone had to be halted last year over concerns about a water course running below the site.

Latest views of the ongoing work on the new athletics track at the Three Hills Sports Park in Folkestone. Picture: The Sports Trust
Latest views of the ongoing work on the new athletics track at the Three Hills Sports Park in Folkestone. Picture: The Sports Trust

Early work on the project had already started, with earth-moving equipment visibly marking out where the track would sit, but the depth of the culvert carrying the Pent Stream under the ground forced construction to cease.

A solution was eventually found, and now work is progressing to the point where bosses believe we are just months away.

To help fund the accessible and specialist equipment required for the new track, and ambitious crowd-funding campaign has been launched to raise

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