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Millennials Are Ashamed to Admit They're Exercising for Abs

As fitness marketing adapts to be more inclusive on the surface, many young people feel trapped between the values of body positivity and the continued pressure to conform to a specific body type.
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Personal Trainers Want You to Stop Doing These 10 Things

From thinking you know better, to expecting miracles from one week of classes.
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How to Get Fit If You Only Have One, Two Or Three Days a Week to Do It

We asked three experts how to reach your goal, even if you've only got a limit amount of time to fit in a workout.
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Social Media

The Implications of Instagram Becoming One Big Shop

Many fans of influencers say they aren't bothered by advertising and that 'selling out' doesn't really exist on the platform. But why?
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We Asked Top Shaggers How They Have So Much Sex

"Once, I left the bed of someone I was semi-regularly sleeping with, went out and had a threesome, then came back and had sex again."
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Michael Dapaah Has a Vision

We caught up with the man behind Big Shaq, to talk about getting back to creating after a whirlwind of viral fame.
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We Asked the Happiest People at Lovebox About Their Worries

Nothing like a lovely day of sunshine and live music to remind yourself of your deepest concerns!
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Longreads Or Whatever

Streaming Won’t Kill the Radio Star

The rise in popularity of Beats 1 and independent stations like Rinse, NTS, and Radar shows just how much we still desire a human touch over algorithm-curated playlists.
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The Brit Awards 2016

The Noisey Guide to Getting Smashed at The Brit Awards

When a performer attempts to mash-up two songs in the name of inventiveness? Two shots of a spirit of your choice. When Rihanna doesn’t turn up? Finish your drink and die inside.
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Sexism, Deceit, and Power: The Corrupt Mechanics Behind Modern Pop Music

A conversation about the murky values of the music industry with John Seabrook, author of 'The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory'.
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Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Kurupt FM Cover Stormzy's "Shut Up" Ahead of Their Guest Slot on His Beats 1 Show Tonight

"Kurupt everywhere I go, I can't run when my enemies show, I'll just slap em in the face real rasclat quick, then I duck into Decoy's Golf."
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Sam Smith Only Just Waking Up To Racism Shows He’s Just Part of the Problem

He may have become ‘woke’, but it's hard to ignore the fact that a man celebrated for music indebted to black culture had failed to recognise the privilege of protection that his whiteness affords him.
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