#Exercise

Boot-Camp in Your Birthday Suit

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

Maybe, as with many things in life, the cyclical nature of fashion (trust me, never throw clothes away, just put them under the bed and wait) had reawakened us to the spirit of the ancient Olympics when the Greeks competed naked.

Five Reasons You Suck at Building Muscle

James Haskell | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

In order to build muscle mass, our bodies must be in a calorie surplus. Going out for a pizza one day each week doesn't count. You need to be consuming more calories than you are burning day in, day out in order to start making real size gains.

This Playground-Inspired Fitness Class Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Take a trip down memory lane and remember what you used to get up to during lunchtime at primary school. If you were anything like me, you probabl...

Eight Hacks for Faster Fat Loss

James Haskell | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

You want to lose fat and get lean. Who doesn't? The problem is, you don't have much time to lose weight. Whether it's a holiday just round the corner or an upcoming social event where you're likely to bump into your ex, your need to get shredded is greater than that of the average Joe.

Amazing 93-Year-Old Proves It's Never Too Late To Start Exercising

SWNS | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 93-year-old has proven you're never too old to up your fitness by dancing his way to a national award for exercise. Ken Williamson takes dance cl...

Six Things That Change When You Start Lifting Weights

Natalie Roberts | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

Many women are scared about weight lifting, I admit that when I first started I had fears my figure would become bulky and masculine. But so many of us are finally ignoring those stupid myths and lifting heavy weights, yay!

Why Those Extra Hours In The Gym May Not Be Helping You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you think hitting the gym hard every day is the key to losing weight, you may be mistaken. A new study has found that the body's ability to burn...

Five Exercises to Do Every Day to Keep Fit for Life

James Haskell | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Even on days when you have other exercise plans, get out of bed and make a bee-line for a spot on the floor where you can spend as little as five minutes--60 seconds per exercise--to distribute blood flow to muscles, lubricate the joints and boost your metabolism.

Should You Try Fasted Training?

Danielle Richardson | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Richardson

Breakfast - it's the most important meal of the day, right? Well, yes - of course it is. But if you're thinking of doing some cardio first thing in the morning, it might well be worth putting off food until after you're done. This is called fasted training.

Current Popular Workouts

James Haskell | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

People are always asking me on social what are the current trending workouts people are doing. So as they so you only have to ask once. Plus it's a neat follow-up on Tuesday's column about why women should be lifting weights.

Unrealistic Expectations Are Causing You to Quit Early

Sean Lerwill | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sean Lerwill

There are lots of training programmes, special diets, fat burners, etc. out there for you to use, try, rave about, criticise, pick up and drop again. Why complicate things? There are some really simple, realistic, achievable rules that you can adopt inside and outside of the gym to change your lifestyle for the long-term, and for the better.

Three Very Common Gym Mistakes

Adam Warren | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

I decided to write a post about three very common gym mistakes that you may find yourself making because nobody has yet pointed them out to you, but after reading this post it could completely reshape your entire outlook at the gym so that you're in a better position to get so much more from it.

Compound Exercise 1: Deadlift

Katie Booth | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Booth

This is my absolute favourite exercise, hands down. Don't get me wrong, I love a good squat too - but for me the barbell deadlift is the ultimate move...

Six Things You Can Say to Yourself to Combat the Blue Monday Blues

Tayana Simons | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

We underestimate the impact that the time of year has on our mental health, and in a typically British way think that we should be able to power through no matter what. So if you're feeling pretty low at this time of year here are some things we can say to ourselves to combat that mental slump and improve our mood and motivation.

Ban the Gastric Band?

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 17.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

I shudder even at the thought of giving up my accomplishment - achieving extreme natural weight loss, as well as the fitness, healthy relationship with food and self-control I've gained through doing it. The more I think about it, the more I feel I would aggressively tell my former self not to even think about having a gastric band.

How Much Exercise You Need to Get the Most Out of Your New Year's Resolution

Dr Wendy Holden | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Wendy Holden

The good news is that even small increases in your level of activity can have a large benefit on health and wellbeing. You don't have to go to a gym to feel the benefits and can break down your exercise into 10 minute chunks on activities such as brisk walking or gardening.

15 Exercises You Can Do Without Leaving The House

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you can't afford a gym membership but want a simple way to get fit this January, look no further. These simple exercises allow you to get in sha...

New Year New You...And All That

Natalie Roberts | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

I thought I'd start the new year with a blog post about the whole new year, new you thing because it's a great time to adopt a new routine because a new year is, after all, considered a fresh start by many people.

Tips on Making New Year's Fitness Resolutions

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

There are many ways to a strong physique but people often forget to ask themselves what do I want, and what do I like doing? As there's no point paying for six months of Spinning classes when you hate cycling! But there are simple methods to combat these roadblocks, and here are my 5 top tips for making lifestyle changes instead of temporary ones.

You'll Want This Futuristic Sports Bra As Your New Gym Buddy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Bra designers, scientists and smart textile engineers have come together to develop the Queen of all sports bras. The high performance smart bra f...

Could Exercise Boost Prostate Cancer Survival Rates?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Regular exercise could help keep prostate cancer from spreading in men and improve survival rates, scientists believe. A new study aims to show tha...

New Year, New Me? - The Dangerous Pressures We Put Ourselves Under This Time of Year

Lizzie Griffiths | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Griffiths

This 'New You' that is now being lauded to us in the media, usually means shedding half your body weight and giving up all the 'bad' things in life in order to be a healthier, happier person by the end of the month. To me, it all seems a bit unfair and unrealistic.

Eight Points to Consider When Joining a Gym

Karen Morris | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Morris

If you're looking to join a gym then choosing the right gym is vital for your health and bank balance! If you pick the wrong one, you could risk a very messy and expensive escape from a lengthy contract.

Why We Shouldn't Bother Making Resolutions

Emma Jacobs | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Jacobs

This year student Amy Goodman aims to "be vegetarian, go to the gym more and find Prince Charming on Tinder". Her goals may resonate with many millenn...

Fitness Trends From 2015 That You May Not Have Heard Of (But Should Try This January)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Correction: This article originally stated that the below trends were from 2016. The list is, in fact, from 2015. The article has been amended. Ha...