Why We All Need to Take a Walk - or Run - on the Wild Side

Susannah Taylor | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

I don't believe that good health should be about restriction, starvation or press-ups in a gym, and it's outdated to think wellbeing is just for hippies or that healthy food has to be tasteless and bland. Times are changing rapidly; the big gyms and spas need to walk on the wild side a bit more, or fear being left behind

Perfect Body Shape Plan

Realbuzz.com | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While we all come in different sizes and every body is unique, experts have identified four basic body shapes that all women fall into. Body shapes are largely determined by bone structure, genetics and age and, while lifestyle factors make a huge difference to the dimensions of your body, it can be difficult to change your basic shape.

Why I Will Never be a Greyhound

Julie Creffield | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

After close to 20 years of yoyo dieting and believing that I was 100% to blame for my size this colourful american lady Dr Deb Burgard opened my mind with one simple slide, a collection of photographs depicting certain breeds of dogs.

How To Do Legs, Bums And Tums Without Leaving Your Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A toned tummy, lean legs and perfect bottom are hard things to attain, but not impossible - if you know the right moves. So, if you aren't ready t...

Tyson-Sized Teen Boxes Her Way To Seven Stone Weight Loss

Newsteam | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A teenage girl who once weight more than Mike Tyson has turned her life around to lose a seven stone - after taking up boxing. Courtney Clarke weig...

Forget Those Marathon Try-Hards: Here's How 'Lazy Jogging' Can Give You A Healthy Heart

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If the thought of working out next to lycra-clad gym buffs fills you with dread, then it's time to think again. New research has shown that even '...

10 Big Fat Health and Fitness Myths

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Fitness myths plague the industry. Lose weight quick schemes and fads just don't work, and worse, can cause long term health issues... So today I want to blast 10 of the top fitness myths that might be stopping you from getting fit and healthy and losing that extra weight.

How To Become A Cycling Superstar From An Olympic Champion

The Huffington Post UK Lifestyle | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Commonwealth Games 2014 have kicked off with a bang, and watching our sporting heroes and heroines doing their thing in Glasgow has got us in the ...

3 Secrets To Get A Flat Tummy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A toned tummy is a hard thing to attain but not impossible, if you know the right moves. Sadly, it takes more than just sit-ups to pull off the look, ...

Too Fat to Run?

Julie Creffield | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

"Tell me about your weight?" he asked and I knew where this was going. "The problem is you are just too unfit to run this marathon" he continued. If rolling your eyes was a more acceptable way of showing your contempt I would have done so but instead I simply replied, "What you mean is I am TOO FAT?" To which he just smiled and sat back in his chair.

You'll Never Guess How Many Calories Cyclists Burn During The Tour De France

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Those cyclists competing in the 2014 Tour de France sure are impressive. Over the three weeks of the famous competition, cyclists will ride 2,277 ...

Does NEAT (Non Exercise Energy Thermogenesis) Increase Weight Loss?

Scott Laidler | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Laidler

Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day. Most of us have good intentions when it comes to working out but, with family life, work and social schedules, it can make it difficult to do the recommended 3 hours of weekly exercise. That's where NEAT can help.

Do You Want Stronger Bones? Try Playing Tennis

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Playing tennis can strengthen the bone in your racquet arm by up to 63%, a study has shown. But, to get the greatest benefit, it pays to be male an...

Breast Cancer Survivors Are Fine To Exercise, Say Experts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Women who have previously had breast cancer should not let their medical history get in the way of them enjoying exercise. Breast cancer survivors...

Women 'Put Off Sport By Breasts' (But It Has Nothing To Do With Bra Size)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many women are deterred from taking part in sport or exercise, because they can't find the right sports bra or are too embarrassed by "excessive breas...

Going for Gold

The Huffington Post | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

Nike have released a new Nike+ FuelBand SE in customised gold for the limited-edition METALUXE collection to celebrate the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. ...

This Increases Your Cancer Risk (You Might Want To Stand Up When You Read It)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Our technology and office jobs have turned us into a nation of couch potatoes, but it turns out sitting down too much (or leading a sedentary lifestyl...

Three Surprising Ways Pilates Can Improve Your Life

Camilla Hollweck | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Camilla Hollweck

Pilates combines resistance training with flexibility, which helps you build leaner, less bulky muscles. Combine long muscles with better posture and you'll naturally start to feel lengthened. The end result: when you feel taller, you look taller!

This Clever Calculator Can Tell You When You'll Die

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that smoking, having a poor diet, drinking excessive alcohol and skipping exercise is bad for our health - but do you know just many days ...

Poorna Bell

8 Exercises Top Personal Trainers Swear Will Get You In Shape

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some people literally spend hours in the gym. You've seen them meandering from the coffee machine to the changing room, hanging about chatting in the ...

Just Think of It as Exercise!

Stella Photi | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Photi

For every five minutes spent walking the average person burns 30 calories and for every 5 minutes just standing you burn 5 - 10 calories. This may seem incidental, but as Tesco have been telling us for the better half of a decade - 'Every little helps'.

REVEALED: The Real Reason You're Lazy

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Are you lazy or allergic to exercise? It turns out your parents may be to blame. According to ASAP Science, gymaphobics may have inherited the 'cou...

These 7 Minute Exercises Will Give You A Beyoncé Booty In No Time

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're hoping for toned thighs and a pert derriere to rival Beyoncé's, this workout could be for you. In this video from Shape's fitness guru N...

Get Fit, Get Fido

Paul Marshall | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

There's a lot to be said, most of it involving incomprehensible grunting, moaning and groaning, for staying in shape.

The Benefits and Advantages of Being Overweight

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

Being overweight is not simply one-sided and negative. It has a function and a purpose. You may feel bad about your weight, but importantly can you see a new meaning in your weight? Can you give yourself a chance to figure out what all of your extra eating is about? Can you see any benefits to having extra weight, or have you anxieties around letting go of weight or food?