What Bootcamp Is Really Like

Olivia Cox | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

We've arrived!!!! Landed at Marrakech airport around 4pm (via a nutritious lunch of porridge and red wine on the plane, oops. Did you know BA doesn't do in-flight meals anymore? Porridge was the only healthy wheat-free (but not gluten-free, boo hiss) option they had) and cruised through about seven security checks to the luggage reclaim.

Using 'Willpower' to Lose Weight Will Doom You to Failure

Victoria Wills | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

By trying to use 'willpower' to stop you overeating, you're embarking on a vain attempt to overrule three millions years of evolution. It's a pointless exercise unless you REALLY know what you're doing.

Escape to Ibiza: The Top Three Retreats for a Mind and Body Recharge

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

A haven for hippies and healers since the 1960s Ibiza is the perfect choice for those looking for a bit of a recharge in their holiday time. The Balearic island is home to hundreds of retreats, from purifying cleanses to spiritual stays, and the five star fitness break is the latest way to harness the magical energy of the White Isle.

Are Your Friends Making You Fat?

Victoria Wills | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

You find yourself in a situation which is, at best, undermining your efforts and at worst, absolutely soul destroying and likely to have you reaching for the comfort of cake as you slip back in to the perpetual vicious circle.

How Going to Bootcamp Exercise Classes Helped Me Become a Morning Person

Sofie Sandell | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sofie Sandell

For a big part of my life I was the most tired person in the world in the morning. I could hardly do anything before 9 am. There was a period when my lectures at university started at 8 am but I could not listen and take in what was being said before 9 am, even if I had slept well the night before.

Get Fit in a Week, My Boot Camp Story

Lauren Riley | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Riley

I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at the country retreat in Brinsop Hereford, it was truly beautiful, set in its own grounds complete with a moat and four swans. The all-female attendees stay for a week in total, it's an all-consuming experience. You stay in their accommodation, either shared or private and the rooms were lovely.

Barry's Bootcamp Made Me The Fittest I've Been In My Entire Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The first time I went to a Barry's Bootcamp class I was shocked. Not just physically, but emotionally. Walking to work after the 7.10am class had f...

Italian Retreats: Borgo Egnazia, Puglia

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Stepping into Borgo is like stepping into an episode of Game of Thrones...It boasts oodles of cloisters, bountiful high ceilings and sweeping staircases. A noble house in itself, it may be large, but there is a sense of regality and exclusivity here. The biggest dilemma you will face here is whether you are want to be a member of the Baratheon, Lannister, or Stark family.

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: Boxing Bootcamp Got My Bum, Tum And Arms In Shape | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Boxing bootcamp can be tough at best, but add a Nike master trainer into the mix and what you have is something so mind-boggling hard it can land you ...

That One Time at BootCamp

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Chowdory

I won't detail for you but I will try an capture what exactly the bootcamp did do for me. Let it be known, that I didn't go to lose weight (although that was a happy side benefit), I went for the following reasons:

Amazing Weight Loss Time-Lapse Of Geek Inspired By Man Of Steel

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Total Film's deputy online editor Sam Ashurst managed to go from being a self-proclaimed 'geek' who could "bench around 20. Slices. (Hawaiian)" to a l...

WATCH: 'X Factor' Goes To Bootcamp

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

The 'X Factor' auditions are over, which means one thing - Bootcamp. Next week, judges Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh, Sharon Osbourne and Nicole Scherzi...

Bootcamp for Weight Loss: An Appraisal

Marek Doyle | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marek Doyle

The only problem is that bootcamp is hideously inefficient at burning fat. The format of near-constant workload means the heart rate of the average participant rarely drops below 140bpm.

WATCH: Could New 'Exercise Pill' Replace The Gym?

The Huffington Post |UK | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Step aside Zumba and bootcamp, there's a new exercise on the block. And to see the effects you needn't even step foot in the gym or work up a sweat. ...

Sarah Dean

Can A Bootcamp Ever Be Anything Other Than Hell? | Sarah Dean | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Think of an exercise bootcamp and the image of a soggy, muddy, hellish workout in a park usually comes to mind. There you are red-faced, huffing a...

Revival Bootcamp or How I Became Cameron Diaz

Lucy Karsten | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

'One day,' I vowed earnestly, as they asked me to be quiet. 'One day, I will look like Cameron Diaz.' Ignoring the snide comments and head-shaking from my housemates, I quietly finished my chicken dippers and made a plan.

Barcelona - Fitness Holiday with a Difference!

Marc Marchant | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Marchant

The past decade has seen a rapid rise in the popularity of fitness holidays, boot camps and yoga retreats. Whether it's learning to kite surf in Tarif...

What Happens at a Digital Bootcamp, Stays in a Digital Bootcamp

Monty Munford | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

Fortunately I hadn't been arrested or sentenced to some jail-time for piracy on the Swedish seas, I was here by choice. I was to be part of a digital boot-camp where I would be joined by some of the world's top marketing talent that would be taught how to bring together product, technology and media.

Explay Festival Coverage: Day One

Julian Benson | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech
Julian Benson

The Explay event celebrates developers in the South West of England, from Bristol to Bournemouth: celebrates them, and connects them.