#Exercise

Keeping Fit On The Road

Amy Macdonald | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Macdonald

Find the thing that you enjoy, the thing that pushes you to the next level and makes you so proud when you get there. I can't imagine my life without fitness now and although I no longer do my trusty Jillian DVDs I've moved on and found other things I enjoy doing.

Working Out In Winter

Callum Melly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Callum Melly

What people forget, or probably don't even realise is that when we gain weight (body fat) due to a calorie surplus, we create more fat cells to store fat molecules as energy. Fat cells never disappear, we can burn the stored fat within the cells, but the cells themselves remain.

5 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Exercise More

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Parents

British children are some of the least active in the world, according to a new study, presented to the International Congress On Physical Activity and...

Should Happiness Be Censored?

Michael Betts | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Betts

The Guardian recently reported on a "socially irresponsible" TV ad from Diet Chef being banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The ad p...

People With Low Fitness Levels 'Have Higher Risk Of Developing Depression'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Poor fitness levels could be a huge risk factor for developing depression, a new study has found. Analysing data from more than one million people, re...

Four Places You Can Surf Awesome Waves In The UK

Courtney McCaffrey | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Courtney McCaffrey

The United Kingdom doesn't quite have the same ring to it as Bali or Hawaii, but that's part of what makes surfing here so special. Trade boardshorts for wetsuit booties and palm-tree-covered hills for rocky cliffs, and you have one of the most rugged and unique surf destinations in the world -- the U.K.

Do Fitness Apps Really Work?

Betsey Banker | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Betsey Banker

The University of Pittsburgh recently carried out a study which found that volunteers wearing fitness trackers lost, on average about 8lbs (3.6kg) as opposed to those who didn't use devices who lost about 13lbs (5.9kg)

'Blowing Off Steam' After A Stressful Day Can Triple Heart Attack Risk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who exercise intensely after a stressful day could be tripling their risk of a heart attack, new research suggests. Scientists discovered tha...

Gigi Hadid On How She Fights Perfectionism With Fitness

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gigi Hadid has revealed how working out helps her deal with the pressures of life in the spotlight. The 21-year-old supermodel, who has been vocal abo...

Why Owning A Large Dog Might Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who own larger dogs such as Great Danes and Bullmastiffs are more likely to walk them, a new study has found. The findings suggest that people ...

The Lifestyle Plan

David Kingsbury | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

I often get asked how I transformed Hugh Jackman's body so quickly. The truth is he had base of training lasting more than a decade. This training history changes everything when it comes to results.

This Dad Is All Of Us Going For A Run

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes we like the idea of exercise, but summoning the energy to actually do it is a whole other matter. Imgur user brentf2000 recently spotted his...

Weekly Exercise 'Offsets Health Dangers Linked To Booze'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who drink alcohol could offset some of the health risks associated with it by exercising for a minimum of two-and-a-half hours per week, a stud...

Doctors Urged To 'Prescribe Exercise' To Combat Obesity Crisis

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Doctors should prescribe exercise to combat the obesity epidemic and save lives, experts have said. The Local Government Association (LGA) said GPs ac...

Rio Olympics Represents So Much More Than Just The Medals

Johnny Luk | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Sport
Johnny Luk

To me sports breaks down social barriers because it strips everything to the basic level. It leaves little to interpretation. You are measured by your ability, not skin colour and that authenticity is both refreshing in an increasingly wishy-washy world, and motivating for those who want it enough.

Are Certain Exercises Better For Men Than Women?

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You only have to look at the free weights area of your average gym, or pop your head round the door at a yoga or Pilates class (not to mention Zumba),...

Exploring The Link Between Exercise And Happiness

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know about the benefits of regular exercise on our bodies – whether it’s managing weight or boosting our cardiovascular health. But keeping...

Getting Your Fitness Back On Track After A Break

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Motivating yourself to get started with exercise can often be the hardest part. Janet used to run triathalons, including the legendary Iron Man, a gru...

Fitness Fanatic Holds Flagpole Pose With Two Kids Stood On His Abs

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that the human body can do amazing things - this year’s Olympians are testament to that. But nothing could’ve prepared us for this min...

Dina Asher-Smith Reveals Gruelling Training Regime For Rio 2016

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dina Asher-Smith is just 20 years old and already holds the impressive title of ‘fastest British woman in history’. On 17 August, the team GB spri...

Fitspo Couple Gain Weight To Prove Their Fitness Programs Work

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An Australian couple who launched the FitMum and FitDad fitness programs have gained weight together in a bid to lose it all again - and prove their p...

Why Linking Calories to Exercise on Packaging Is a Bad Idea

James Downs | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Downs

It's about time we looked beyond our individual eating habits and considered the wider social and cultural drivers of the ways we consume, and stop placing responsibility and blame for obesity or ill health solely with the individual. Like much else, obesity is a collective issue that needs a comprehensive response...

Embrace the Great Outdoors and Challenge Yourself This Summer

Peter Westgarth | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK
Peter Westgarth

The summer months provide the perfect time to walk the hills and roam the valleys of our outstanding British countryside. But last week's research tha...

Victoria's Secret Models' Joint Instagram Gives Us Serious Fitness Goals

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Victoria’s Secret models Josephine Skriver, 23, and Jasmine Tookes, 25, have launched a joint Instagram account dedicated solely to fitness. And it ...

Besties Perform Workout Worthy Of An Olympic Medal

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If the Olympics have got you and your pals in a fitness furore then it’s time to set your sights on a triumph of your own. Here, two rather athletic...