Exercise

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 17.06.2014 | 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 28.05.2014 | 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?

Five Quick Steps to Your Little Black Dress

Realbuzz.com | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

If you've been longing to slip into a little black dress and feel confident and sexy when you do so, check out our seven quick steps that will help you tone, sculpt and banish unwanted bulges. Our top tips will reveal quick exercises you can do regularly so that you can transform your body without having to spend hours working out...

Why Post Baby Vaginas Deserve a Little Respect

Olivia Siegl | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

We need to instead attack the vagina rehab with the same vigour as banishing our baby lumps. Tummy crunches to beat the baby bulge currently sitting proud on our exercise priority list need to be replaced with pelvic floor routines and perineum creams.

How Much Exercise Is Too Much?

Jennifer Studholme | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Studholme

My life seems so different now, I sit here waiting for my boyfriend to cook dinner, I have a pudding planned and celebrations over the weekend. Six years ago I would have done none of this. Six years ago my life was planned around food and exercise.

12 Ways to Stick to a Summer Fitness Plan

Susannah Taylor | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

It's five months into the new year and so that 'New Year New You' exercise plan might be starting to wane. Indeed research shows that you may have begun the year with good intentions, fallen off the wagon, and now you're now battling to stick to another regime.

How to Lose Weight Without Going on a Diet

Louise Graham | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

There is a lot to be said for making small manageable changes to the way you eat and seeing your weight drop gradually, rather than embracing the latest fad diet and giving up all the foods you love. For a start it is a lot easier because you don't feel you are on a diet with all the stress that entails. You can make changes at your own pace to suit your lifestyle.

Everyday Exercise

Siobhan Starrs | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Siobhan Starrs

Do you walk for 15 minutes a day? Researchers in Taiwan found that 15 minutes per day, or 90 minutes per week of moderate exercise, like brisk walking, can add up to three years to your lifespan, according to in a study published in the Lancet in 2011.

Onwards and Upwards - Add Incline Walking to Your Exercise Routine

David Kingsbury | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

For some reason the metabolic response in women is greater (perhaps because they have more body mass in their buttocks and thighs). But whatever your gender, acceleration of calorie consumption and burning of fat tissue are additional health benefits incline walking has to offer.

Ten Lessons Triathletes Can Learn To Improve Their Swimming

Rob Popper | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Popper

What works on dry land most definitely does not work in the water. Our leg muscles (especially the quads and the hamstrings) that have been so wonderful at propelling us land-based bipeds around for a million years or so are not very effective at moving us through the water when doing front crawl.