Diet and Fitness

5 Good Things About Entering Your 30s

Poorna Bell | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

If you're on the cusp of 30, and people are telling you to keep calm while inside your head is a monkey clashing cymbals together chanting 'you're running out of time', here is my list for the good things about being in your 30s.

Celebrity Choreographer Aicha McKenzie's Morning Fitness Routine Will Make You Rethink Yours

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Celebrity choreographer Aicha McKenzie made her mark as a dancer after working with the likes of Kanye West, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Madonna. She then...

New To Cycling? The Best Apps To Get You On Track

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’re officially a nation of cyclists. And we’re not just talking about swelling with national pride at all of the medals British Cycling picks up...

Better Sleep Equals Better Results

David Kingsbury | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

Rest is a fundamental training principle that will boost your results through the roof. Exercise makes you stronger in the long run but you need enough recovery time, including good sleep quality, to make you fitter and stronger.

A Festival Of Fitness

Max Harvey | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Max Harvey

It's potentially a seasonal alternative to more well-known forms of exercise I reckon, and one I'd advocate as an avid festivalgoer myself. So get your glitter on, I say, and get moving. In fact, I'm tempted to petition parliament about subsidising festival tickets as a means of reducing obesity levels in the UK...

Jennifer Lopez Has A Doppelgänger, This Incredible Bodybuilder From Texas

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Jennifer Lopez has found herself a doppelgänger in the form of bodybuilder Janice Garay from Houston, Texas. Don’t believe us? See for yourself. ...

Woman's Identical Bikini Photos Show Why We Need To Stop Focusing On Our 'Faults'

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who’s ever tried to get a group selfie with their girlfriends knows just how hard it is to get a photo where everyone is happy. Why? Because ...

How I Reprioritised Fitness After Kids And An Injury

Melanie Bowler | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Bowler

More than anything, I felt really frustrated because as part of that session I did a run that I used to be able to do about five times without even thinking about it. And then I did it once and felt horrific... Once I started training regularly, things got a lot better and I started feeling good about it. Fitness is still an issue, but I'm getting there.

Why It's Time To Step Up To Our Plate

Anne-Claire Berg | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK
Anne-Claire Berg

Whether you work in the food industry or not, I am convinced that now is the time to step up to the plate and make dietary choices that are responsible towards our planet, healthy for our families and respectful of our local cultures and communities' needs. Bon appetit!

A Beginner's Guide To Crossfit

Jen Barton | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You might not know exactly what CrossFit is - yet - but we can guarantee that hearing the word “CrossFit” will conjure up certain images. Olympic-...

Meal Frequency And Eating With The Family

David Kingsbury | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

Eating a healthy diet can often feel isolating. People may pass comment or judgement and even pressure you into eating foods that are not in line with your goals. But when you are following a plan of which healthy food is an integral part, don't ever make the mistake of thinking you are doing something wrong.

Fit Fix: Neat Nutrition's Charlie Turner And Lee Forster Share Their Workout Secrets

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time, childhood friends Charlie Turner, 32, and Lee Forster, 34, competed side-by-side as professional swimmers for Great Britain. Now ret...

2017 Nutrition Trends - Cauliflower

Sharon Armstrong | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Armstrong

So it seems to be all over social media at the moment. Cauliflower recipes. But not your usual, pop it in water and boil the life out of it recipes, but actually as a healthy replacement. The main two being a replacement for rice and pizza dough. But why?

Yoga For Beginners: The Best Apps To Help You Get Started In Yoga

Jen Barton | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’ve gone beyond disputing the power and life-changing potential of yoga. Even those of us who haven’t fully subscribed to the mind-and-body chal...

Let The Music Play

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

In the quest to get in shape it could be argued the MP3 player is as essential a piece of fitness equipment as the treadmill and motivating music is as important within your armoury as a gym membership and a decent pair of running shoes. But just why is this and how can we make the most of the results boosting potential of music while we work?

How I Beat Cancer To Win Gold And Stay Alive

David Smith MBE | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
David Smith MBE

I was born with a condition called talipeses, known as club foot, so both of my feet were fused facing backwards. I underwent several procedures as a child to help reset the alignment of my feet - needless to say, a career in sport didn't seem to be what I was destined for...

Power-Up Playlists To Help You Smash Your Next Training Session

Claudia Canavan | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Fewer things are less motivating than a workout plateau. But, if you’re desperate need to hit that new PB, switching up your work out music may be t...

​Lunch Time Extras To Pack In More Protein And Maximise Your Training

Claudia Canavan | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

From Joe Wicks (AKA ‘The Body Coach’) telling us to combine high intensity moves with weight exercises six times a week, to the British Military F...

These 9 YouTube Channels Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Jen Barton | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to working out, let’s be honest: finding excuses NOT TO is never our problem. “The gym is too far away.”“It’s too early/late....

The Nutritional Myths About Carbs, Protein And Fats.... What's Right?

Sharon Armstrong | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Armstrong

With all the fad diets out there, there are so many food myths surrounding carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, which has caused confusion and stress about how to eat right. But are they true?

David Gandy Shares His Fitness Tips And Gets Real About Body Insecurities

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

David Gandy is basically a real-life Bond character: he’s got the looks, the charm and his guilty pleasure is powerboat racing. As can be expected o...

Did You Know That The Average Person Gains 11 Pounds Within Five Months Of Finishing A Diet?

Sharon Armstrong | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Armstrong

So... what are the key things you need to do, to get beach body ready and keep it off? You can make small adjustments to your lifestyle to get you there. It doesn't have to be a chore at all. With these few simple changes, it will get you bikini ready in no time.

Getting Started: How I Got Into Fitness

Bonnie Bruce | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bonnie Bruce

Don't be scared. Don't be intimidated. If you are interested in the gym, or you want to go to a fitness class, or go swimming, then go. The hardest part is done way before you get to the gym. The hardest part is signing up, or getting out of bed to get there.

How Applying Science To Your Workouts Can Help Your Gains

Jen Barton | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Fitness used to be a guessing game of sorts. We tried a workout, enjoyed it or swore we’d never go back, and based on how our bodies felt/and/or loo...

Fancy A Challenge? 5 Of The Most Intense Workouts

Jen Barton | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

All workouts are not created equal. Sometimes, a gentle yoga class or 5K run around our favourite bit of the park ticks our wellness box for the day....