Exercise

Full Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Want to exercise but can't afford that pricey gym membership? Fear not for there are plenty of places you can work out for free - take your local park...

Diet Pills Are the Devils Candy - My Tribute to Eloise Parry

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

I myself, and I'm sure many women reading this, can empathise with what seems like relentless societal pressure to be slim, and losing weight can often seem like an insurmountable task.

Size XXXXXXXXL Man Loses Half His Body Weight With Zumba

PA Real Life | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 38-stone man, who became too big to work, has waltzed off more than half his body weight after taking up Zumba. Squeezing into a men's size XXXXX...

Knit 1 Bike 1 - A Cycling and Yarn Journey Around Scotland

Janet Renouf-Miller | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Renouf-Miller

What on earth inspired me to knit, crochet and cycle my way around Scotland? I have a habit of cycling with my eyes on the verge and on recent rides have found a whole drum kit in a stream, £40 along with a condom and several beer cans (we all know the story there!) and even a pair of sparkly black and gold high heels on a fence.

Nike's 'I Can't' Ad Campaign Has Given Us A Major Dose Of Fitspiration

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hate sport? Read on. For women who believe they really can't stomach exercise, Nike has released a motivational "Better For It" campaign showing a ...

The Bum Deal....

Lisa Regan | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

I love nothing more than being a sweaty betty or feeling like I can barely walk after a tough session. This is my reality. I know my face goes so weird, like almost twitches when I lift a really heavy barbell or when I am power cleaning 60kg. This is my reality.

15 Gym Hacks For People Who Are Allergic To Exercise

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If those bold promises to get fit haven't materialised since you first made the promise in January, they may never do. Darren Williams from Promot...

This Fitness Trend Takes Yoga To New Heights (Literally)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're still wobbling in your downward dog then the concept of partnered yoga may seem impossible. Add a dollop of acrobatics, and our minds are su...

Five 10-Minute Workouts For Busy Days

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know when you have the best intentions to get up early and work out, but it just never happens? Luckily for those who love their bed unconditio...

Revealed: Mind-Boggling Diets Of 9 Sportsmen

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Food is an important part of any athlete's training, even if you're just doing 20 minutes of cardio or taking a quick yoga class every now and then. ...

How to Develop a Winning Fitness Routine

Laura Trott | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Trott

Set yourself realistic goals and visualise where you want to get to. If you set unrealistic expectations, you are setting yourself up for failure. You want a fitness routine that you can maintain for the long term, so ensure you outline achievable objectives.

Tone Up For Summer With This Awesome Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The ultimate series of exercises to tone up every part of your body. Follow this workout. And repeat. SEE ALSO: The Top 10 Men's Fitness Cha...

Feeling Unhappy? Get Walking!

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Walking is a great metaphor for getting unstuck and moving forward - you can only walk when you put one foot in front of the other. You don't worry you cannot cover the distance because you learn that's all you have to do, keep putting that foot forward.

10 Men's Fitness Channels You Must Follow To Smash Your Pecs

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are thousands of fitness videos on YouTube, so finding the best ones for tips and fitspiration can sometimes be difficult. To save you hours ...

These Stunning Exercise Pictures Will Kickstart Your Fitspiration

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know exercise is good for our health and wellbeing, but finding the motivation to get out and do it can sometimes be difficult. If you're s...

Fitness for Fun? How Zumba Revolutionised My Workout

Nadia Henderson | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Henderson

I very quickly realised - mere seconds into the first routine - that this is no piece of cake. Dancing without a drink in my gut and another in my hand is not something that comes naturally to my graceless limbs.

Girls As Young As Seven Are Giving Up Sport. This Has Got To Change

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Girls as young as seven are becoming more self-conscious, losing confidence and giving up sport as a result, a study has found. The same Government...

How To Get Rid Of Belly Bloat With This Top Diet And Fitness Combo

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're in dire need of a diet overhaul then now's your chance to make a change. Use this quick and easy diet plan from Elle to banish the belly ...

How This Woman Lost Ten Stone Without Leaving The House

Talk To The Press / SWNS | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the thought of joining the gym sends shivers down your spine, then take a leaf out of Kirste Crompton's book. The mother-of-five transformed her...

Putting the Freak Into Fitness - the Sexualisation of Women in the Fitness Industry

Laura Hill | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Hill

The gym for many, myself included, can be an intimidating, narcissistic and overtly sexual hellhole. It's not exactly the kind of environment that encourages women to want to keep fit, but another area of society where women are left feeling demoralised and in competition with one another over their looks.

What's Eating the Morbidly Obese

Cameron McCulloch | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cameron McCulloch

As time goes on, I know for a fact that I will be congratulated on how well I look and how slim I have become and be told I have done well, but the minute that it is known that I have cost the NHS in the region of £8,000 people's opinion of this weight loss will change.

Apres Ski Relaxation

Ceri Tinley | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

With your body undergoing such strenuous movements for days on end it is important that you relax and condition these muscles. Luxury ski chalets come equipped with optimal wellness facilities to ensure you and your body are well cared for, and to help you recover from a hard day on the slopes.

Five Ways to Get More Girls Into Sport

Zoe Mellis | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Sport
Zoe Mellis

Women not doing sport is a serious issue. According to Sport England's Active People's Survey, nearly two million fewer women than men play sport once a week. And at the age of 18, twice as many women as men do no sport at all.

Because My Mum Can...

Asha Gilbert | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Asha Gilbert

My mum's not an athlete. She's not a catwalk model, either. She's my mum, my best friend and my biggest inspiration. Exercise has added another layer to our relationship - it's provided a new, fun way to spend quality time together. She's encouraged me, and thousands of other women across the country, to believe we can.

This Is What Happens To Your Thighs When Ballet Meets Yoga

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve been doing ballet since I was four years old, and although I may not be as fit as I was when I did a class every day, I can still complete a ba...