#Exercise

Quiet Time And Relaxation

Ros Taylor | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ros Taylor

Stress - it's a common theme with people I come across, from clients to friends. One illusion surrounding stress is prevalent - that it's unavoidable. Countless people tell me that they need to be on the go constantly because that is how they are made and there is nothing they can do about it.

The Dad Body: An Owner's Guide

Christopher McGuire | Posted 09.10.2017 | UK Parents
Christopher McGuire

Yet, as the euphoria fades and the reality of day to day life with children settles, it's likely that you've had some concerns about your body. Perhaps you've noticed that it's changed a little of late? Maybe you're not the athlete you once were? Have you discovered hair in places you never dreamed of?

6 Of The Best Exercises For Clearing Your Head After Work When Travelling

Jen Barton | Posted 09.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When you hear about people who frequently travel for work it’s easy to think it’s all glamour, all the time: four and five-star hotels, airport lo...

The Magic Alchemy Of Positive Daily Rituals

Jane Fuller | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fuller

Daily rituals are where the power resides in a step-by-step process to get you to where you want to be. After all, you can plan for the future, but you can only take charge of the present moment. So take positive steps today towards your desired outcome and know that you will have everything you need in each moment that follows.

One In 12 Deaths Globally Could Be Prevented By Exercising 30 Minutes Per Day, Five Days A Week

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Completing just 30 minutes of exercise five days a week could help you live longer and potentially prevent one in 12 deaths worldwide. That’s accor...

Why People Shouldn't Be Worried That Ferne McCann Is Working Out In Her 3rd Trimester

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Parents

Ferne McCann has sparked concern from her fans by posting a video of herself working out during her third trimester. The former ‘TOWIE’ star, 27, ...

The Unexpected Benefits Of Exercising Outdoors

Georgia James | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When the sun is shining, heading to the gym or a windowless sports hall can seem like a waste of a beautiful day. But workout sessions and time in the...

Six Ways To Get A Badass Butt

Polly Rayne | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The summer season may (sadly) be over, but that is no excuse to slack on your butt-targeted exercise techniques because who knows when you’ll next n...

How To Make The Most Of Your Local Outdoor Gym

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

What’s stopping you from exercising regularly? We’re guessing it’s not just one reason – there are loads. Not enough time, not enough cash, no...

Meditation In Nature

Jane Fuller | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fuller

In this fast-paced, over-technicalised world meditation is my little oasis in the day where I can release any stress. Stress is debilitating as it inhibits the free flow of energy and information throughout the body. The more stress is accumulated the less efficient are our bodies and minds.

How To Get Motivated To Exercise And Stay that Way

Georgia James | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us are well-versed on the physical and mental health benefits of regular exercise, but converting our good intentions into action and staying ...

NHS Exercise Scheme Will Award Families With Cinema Tickets And Shopping Vouchers For Getting Active

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Families could get discounts on their supermarket shop, cut-price sports gear and free cinema tickets for hitting step count targets under a new NHS s...

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...

Five Minute Butt Busting Workout

Michael Betts | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Betts

Summer is here, and if you've not had your summer break, you'll no doubt be in the final stages of you beach body prep. So this week I've put together a super fast, butt busting workout based on our High Intensity Interval Training workout, T3 blast. This workout is ideally done 2-3 times per week for 3-4 weeks in order to get the best results.

30 Ways To Getting You Beach Body Ready In 30 Days - Part 1/2

Naz Miah | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Naz Miah

Do you find losing weight before an up and coming holiday continually turning into a last minute sprint to the finish line? It's now or never to lose the weight and feel your best before you hit the beach. Explore new ways each day to get fit without the need for a gym. Follow these simple tips and tricks to tone up, drop those pounds and feel more confident in 30 days.

High-Intensity Interval Training Without The Intense Injuries

Ian McDermott | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ian McDermott

High intensity exercising has continued to grow in popularity in recent years due to its fat-burning, muscle-building effects. But whilst this form of exercise is great for those who don't have a lot of time or space, with such an intense workout comes a lot of stress on the body, and more and more people are injuring themselves during their HIIT training.

Seven Ways I Dealt With The Pain That Is Runner's Knee

Amy Packham | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Packham

I'd spent months building up stamina and improving my fitness, only to have to stop running because of something I couldn't control. When you know physically you can carry on, but it would only damage your knees even more, it's a pretty shitty situation.

Accidental Exercise

Claire Gregory | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Gregory

No matter how many people tell you that something is good for you, will make you lose weight, will improve your life, will make you millions etc. If you don't enjoy it then you are less likely to keep it up.

What Is HIIT And Is It For Me?

Jen Barton | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to acronyms, it seems the fitness world is constantly inventing new ones: HRM (heart rate monitor), BPM (beats per minute), BMR (basal m...

Serena Williams' Tennis Video Proves Pregnancy Needn't Stop You Doing What You Love

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Parents

Serena Williams has shared a video of herself playing tennis while 28 weeks pregnant, which has inspired mums to celebrate the fact they continued to ...

Top Five Tips To Build Muscle Fast

Becky Yardley | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Yardley

Muscle growth happens when damaged muscle fibres repair and grow thicker. That means you need to inflict damage on your muscles through activity they aren't accustomed to - think heavy weightlifting - if you want to build muscle.

How To Live A Safe Outdoor Lifestyle In The Smog

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Air pollution remains one of the biggest issues facing public health. The World Health Organisation estimates that 3.7 million die prematurely from outdoor pollution and leads to an increased risk of heart disease and repertory issues such as asthma; and the problem isn't going away.

It's Not Just 'Winter Blues': What I've Learnt About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tayana Simons | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) is one of the lesser-understood mental health conditions. Because it is, in itself, a type of depression, it is easy to think it has been bought on by other circumstances in your life. It is only when you begin to recognise the recurring annual pattern, that you realise the trigger.

A Cycling Accident Shattered My Bones And Olympic Hopes But Now I Really Am Living The Dream

Charlotte Roach | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK
Charlotte Roach

life less ordinary banner Life had never been simpler. I was lying in my hospital bed with only one goal: survive. The level of pain was extreme, I had 12 broken vertebrae, two punctured lungs, multiple broken ribs and a broken collarbone.

How You Can Retrain Your Brain For A Better You

Anastasia Hatzivasilou | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Anastasia Hatzivasilou

The human brain is an incredible thing. Whereas previously the brain was thought of as static and 'hard wired' in adulthood after your formative childhood years, now scientists have found that in fact, it is a highly adaptable and rewireable organ, right into old age.