Improve Your Posture - How to Sit Correctly

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

As a Vlogger I can be sitting at a desk video editing for hours a day. This, even with my daily workouts, is putting a strain on my body. As I get older I'm feeling it more and more, and wonder what the point would be for me to workout so hard to get fit and then ruin it all from merely sitting incorrectly!

Cycling Safely on Our Busy Roads

Megan Morgan | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Megan Morgan

When cycling, your position is key. Don't hide on the inside of a bus or lorry. They won't see you. Simple. I regularly ride on the roads with my children (10 and 7) and this is the first rule I taught them.

Hashtag Inspirational

Lisa Regan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

So just who should we look to when we want to feel inspired or motivated? It is in essence a very personal thing but inspirational along with the work legend are two words that are now over used so sometimes when we meet a true legend or someone who actually has the ability to inspire a small or group or a generation, we might just miss them.

Five Ways the Internet Can Help You Lose Weight

Rachael Phillips | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

Let's be honest, losing weight isn't easy. Sure, some people may claim that the whole burn more calories than you consume theory makes weight loss a breeze, but if you've struggled with your weight at any point then you'll know that's simply not true.

We Need to Take Control of Our Health This Winter - Easy Steps to Helping Yourself and the NHS

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Rose Gallagher

Winter puts enormous pressure on the NHS as common mild infections spread rapidly and demand for healthcare soars.

These Are a Few of My Favourite Things

Laura Maisey | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maisey

Given that most of my days include either running or cycling, I've come to know and trust a few products that I now exclusively rely on. I'm fairly lazy to try things out for the sake of it and I'm very non-tech so these things provide me with everything I need.

How to Maximise Your Rest and Recovery

James Haskell | Posted 15.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

No matter how hard or how smart you train, you'll never get the results you want if you're not paying proper attention to your rest and recovery. The science is simple; when you are in the gym or playing sports, you cause small tears to occur in your muscle fibres. Your body repairs these tears as you recover...

Mini HIIT Workouts

Thandi Ejindu | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Thandi Ejindu

At times it feels like we're all living at light speed caring for our families, today's advances in technology and longer work hours. Sometimes the only barrier to you and your fitter lifestyle is time! Some have the luxury of 2-hour workouts but some only have 20-mins at best a day.

Feeling Uncomfortable in Your Pregnancy? How Yoga Can Help

Tara Lee | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Parents
Tara Lee

Whether you've done any yoga before or not, this could be the perfect time to roll out your mat so that you can experience the miraculous effects yoga can bring you during pregnancy and help prepare you for the birth of your baby.

What Getting Into Shape Post-Baby REALLY Looks Like!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Parents
Olivia Siegl

For all you mums out there who are sick of being bombarded with pics of flawless and toned celebrity mums just a few weeks after giving birth. And for all you mums sick of all the post baby workout videos hosted by instructors who look too small to do push ups let alone push a baby out of their body, then this is for you!

I Didn't Just Fall Off the Fitness Wagon, it Came Back and Ran Me Over!

Claire Gregory | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Gregory

As a personal trainer, I feel immense pressure to keep in shape and practice what I preach. Ultimately, people are paying for me to help them to do the same so in a way my own physique is part of my professionalism.

Why Launch a New Bicycle Show?

Bruce Sandell | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Sport
Bruce Sandell

Every September when the stream of trade shows begin, the old hands of the cycle industry heave a sigh of dread. Not me. I get excited. I cannot wait to see all the new kit being launched, making mental notes on what upgrades I am going to make to my collection of bikes or decide if next year will be 'the one' - the time for a new bike. I work hard too - but it does not feel like that.

Madeline Stuart, Model With Down's Syndrome, Completes Triathlon Like A Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Madeline Stuart has already proven she can kick ass on the catwalk. Now the model, who has Down's Syndrome, has also shown the world she's a force...

Make Your Jog Less of a Slog - Seven Simple Tips to Avoid Running Into Pain

Adrian Farrell | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Farrell

By taking some key Alexander Technique principles into your running, it's possible to improve balance, coordination and freedom of movement - all invaluable things for anybody who exercises. And by increasing efficiency in your technique you can also reduce your risk of injury and boost your chance of running faster and more easily than you have ever run before.

We Commuting Cyclists

Laura Maisey | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Maisey

Why do we act this way to one another? I am yet to figure it out, apart from the idea that cycling in a big city can be nerve-wracking and makes us snap at each other. Lots of things are stressful though and this is not always the reaction. Often people support each other better when in situations of stress.

Muscle Building Without a Gym Membership

James Haskell | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Traditional bodybuilding wisdom might tell you that you need heavy barbells and expensive weights machines to build muscle, but in reality, that's just not the truth. All you really need is willpower, dedication, and a little bit of know how...

How to Build Muscle Correctly in the Gym

James Haskell | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

As a committed fitness enthusiast one of the things which upsets me most is when people fall off the wagon. By falling off the wagon, I should say "throw in the towel"; having become disillusioned as to their rate of progress.

Stretch Out Your Body!

Faya Nilsson | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faya Nilsson

Just by having a two to three minute stretch after every session, you'll feel and see proper, real-life benefits. Check out the following favourite five (of many) reasons why I think it's the way forward, and a couple of extra stretch 'ideas' to get you started!

Kate Hudson Reveals Her Secret To Staying Fit When Busy

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Kate Hudson is living proof that you don't need bags of spare time to up your fitness. The actress has revealed she squeezes in 20 minutes of exerc...

The Can't Be Arsed Workout for Busy Parents

Sarah Turner | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Turner

Weight lift children who are refusing to move of their own accord (it's not really possible to do reps here, you simply have to carry them forever unless you can find some bribes in the change bag).

Nutrition for Exercise: Five Food Combinations You Need to Try

Sarah Leighton | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Leighton

Nutrition for exercise, particularly post exercise nutrition, plays an important role in recovery and performance. Individual nutritional needs vary according to body weight and composition, energy needs, the type, duration and intensity of the exercise, body composition goals, pre-exercise nutrition, among other factors.

Too Afraid to Exercise After Losing a Baby

Karen Laing | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Parents
Karen Laing

For many women, sickness or shock make any form of activity in the first months of pregnancy impossible. But if you do want to keep active, guidelines state that it is safe to continue to do what you did before pregnancy.

Five Top Training Tips for Guys Over 30

James Haskell | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Reaching the big Three Zero is a huge milestone to any man. Along with the extra responsibilities it brings in your family, business, and personal life, it's at this point where we become faced with a training dilemma.

Four Simple Exercises That Will Improve Your Posture

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hunching over a desk all day can play havoc on our posture. But thankfully, completing a few simple exercises each week can strengthen key muscles ...

Why You Should Ditch the Sit-ups and Crunches in Your Quest for Six-pack Abs

James Haskell | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Remember, fitness cover muscles have worked for years on their physique - so don't expect to get the same results in a matter of weeks. Be patient, be committed, and eventually, the results will come. Follow the tips above and you'll be able to say help to your abs soon enough - just ditch the crunches if you want to get there faster!