Keeping A Spring In Your Step

Patrick Stannah | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Stannah

Exercise is an essential part of our lives. Not only does it keep us fit, it better equips us to fight diseases and it helps us maintain a good mental state. In other words, exercise makes us happy and healthy - and this is true at any age.

Exercises To Try At Home For People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When you live with a physical disability or illness, keeping fit can be difficult. Just 17.2% of adults with long-term limiting illness, disability o...

How To Train And Actually Enjoy It

Olivia Cox | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

I've tried various ways to cajole and bully my way into better shape and health over the years, and - though I used to cringe whenever my mother used the word - balance is key. Variety is the spice of life. Everything in moderation. You get the gist.

Since When Did Skinny Equal Healthy?

Jen Faulkner | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Faulkner

If you are doing Dry January or are giving up refined sugar then I applaud you, but please do it for your health, and don't for one minute think you'll be happier if and when you are skinny. It doesn't work like that.

5 Easy Exercise Hacks That Actually Work

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Even if you didn’t make any fitness-related New Year’s Resolutions, we all hope this will be the year that we finally fall in love with salad and ...

Former 'World's Heaviest Woman' Feels Like A New Person After Losing 40 Stone

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The world’s former heaviest woman has revealed that she is now a gym regular, who advises other people on losing weight. Just a few years ago, Catri...

Keeping Fit In The Age Of Social Media

Amy Macdonald | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Macdonald

Like so many women I spend a lot of time flicking through Instagram. A lot of men do the same but women are more critical of each other. We compare ou...

Formerly Obese Woman Sheds 9 Stone To Become Bikini Fitness Model

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An overweight woman has lost a staggering 130lbs (9.2st) after she booked herself onto a photo shoot to motivate herself to lose weight. Jessie Gibson...

Spiritual Weight Loss In Four Easy Steps

Alice Grist | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

How about this instead? Maybe the desire to be 'less' is a state of delirium imposed on you by a society that wishes to sell you anxiety. When you buy into that anxiety you become a pawn. One who lives out his or her life beholden to your own bodily parts.

Fitness Coach Who Weighed 20 Stone Reveals The Simple Secret To Her Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who lost 6st 6lbs and went on to become a fitness coach has revealed the simple trick that helped her finally lose weight. At her heaviest, Ka...

Tips For Mental Health Friendly Resolutions

Sian Abigail Bradley | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sian Abigail Bradley

Which we don't; it turns out I'm among the almost 80% of people who fail to achieve our resolutions. This can have a massive impact on our mental health if we feel like we failed. We try to kick-start this new healthy life, filling the gyms with eager motivation, only to slip back into our old lifestyle before the end of January, full of shame.

Christmas Is Coming. How To Not Get Fat.

Karen Laing | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Laing

Schools are breaking up and the last of the nativity plays are upon us. We are now bang in the season of jingle bells and gin, cake, cocktails and exc...

Keeping Fit On The Road - Amy MacDonald

Amy Macdonald | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Macdonald

Find the thing that you enjoy, the thing that pushes you to the next level and makes you so proud when you get there. I can't imagine my life without fitness now and although I no longer do my trusty Jillian DVDs I've moved on and found other things I enjoy doing.

Working Out In Winter

Callum Melly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Callum Melly

What people forget, or probably don't even realise is that when we gain weight (body fat) due to a calorie surplus, we create more fat cells to store fat molecules as energy. Fat cells never disappear, we can burn the stored fat within the cells, but the cells themselves remain.

5 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Exercise More

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Parents

British children are some of the least active in the world, according to a new study, presented to the International Congress On Physical Activity and...

Should Happiness Be Censored?

Michael Betts | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Betts

The Guardian recently reported on a "socially irresponsible" TV ad from Diet Chef being banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The ad p...

People With Low Fitness Levels 'Have Higher Risk Of Developing Depression'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Poor fitness levels could be a huge risk factor for developing depression, a new study has found. Analysing data from more than one million people, re...

Four Places You Can Surf Awesome Waves In The UK

Courtney McCaffrey | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Courtney McCaffrey

The United Kingdom doesn't quite have the same ring to it as Bali or Hawaii, but that's part of what makes surfing here so special. Trade boardshorts for wetsuit booties and palm-tree-covered hills for rocky cliffs, and you have one of the most rugged and unique surf destinations in the world -- the U.K.

Do Fitness Apps Really Work?

Betsey Banker | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Betsey Banker

The University of Pittsburgh recently carried out a study which found that volunteers wearing fitness trackers lost, on average about 8lbs (3.6kg) as opposed to those who didn't use devices who lost about 13lbs (5.9kg)

'Blowing Off Steam' After A Stressful Day Can Triple Heart Attack Risk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who exercise intensely after a stressful day could be tripling their risk of a heart attack, new research suggests. Scientists discovered tha...

Gigi Hadid On How She Fights Perfectionism With Fitness

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gigi Hadid has revealed how working out helps her deal with the pressures of life in the spotlight. The 21-year-old supermodel, who has been vocal abo...

Why Owning A Large Dog Might Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who own larger dogs such as Great Danes and Bullmastiffs are more likely to walk them, a new study has found. The findings suggest that people ...

The Lifestyle Plan

David Kingsbury | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

I often get asked how I transformed Hugh Jackman's body so quickly. The truth is he had base of training lasting more than a decade. This training history changes everything when it comes to results.

This Dad Is All Of Us Going For A Run

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes we like the idea of exercise, but summoning the energy to actually do it is a whole other matter. Imgur user brentf2000 recently spotted his...

Weekly Exercise 'Offsets Health Dangers Linked To Booze'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who drink alcohol could offset some of the health risks associated with it by exercising for a minimum of two-and-a-half hours per week, a stud...