When It Comes to Diets, One Size Does Not Fit All

Victoria Wills | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

Ever bought a 'one size fits all' hat, only for it to either cut-off the blood supply to your skull or disappear into the air at the first sign of a stiff breeze? Annoying, isn't it.

HIIT Speed Dating Is Back (And It Sounds Terrifying)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a gym buff looking to meet that special someone, listen up. Fitness company 1Rebel and dating app Bumble have relaunched HIIT speed dating. ...

Exercise 'Boosts Kids' Brain Power And Academic Skill'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents

Exercise boosts kids’ brain power and academic skill, says a consensus statement on physical activity in schools, published in the British Journal o...

Three Secrets for Long Term Weight Loss

Andrew Beatty | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Beatty

How many times have you tried and failed to lose weight? How many times have you decided; OK, I'm ready. I'm gonna go gung-ho this time. I'm going to lose all this weight and finally be happy with my body?

10 Of The Best Ways To Make Exercise Social

By Mary Common | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The benefits of regular exercise include a healthy heart, sleeping better, improving your mood, feeling more energetic and staying a sensible weight. ...

Mum Involves Daughters In Her Workout In The Most Incredible Way

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

After a day running around after a toddler, most parents can just about find a minute to take a shower, let alone make time for the gym. But one mum h...

5 Things You Can Do To Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to live a long and healthy life, there are five things you should be doing, says Dr Sanjiv Chopra. In his new book, 'The Big Five', Dr Cho...

Exercising Four Hours After Learning Can 'Boost Memory'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Exercising four hours after learning something new could help you remember it, according to a new study. Researchers found that physical exercise impr...

What's the best way to find a workout buddy?

By Mary Common | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you exercise with a friend you're more likely to train for longer and less likely to find an excuse to miss a session. In fact, a recent study of 1...

Amelia Gapin Becomes First Trans Woman To Appear On Cover Of Women's Running Magazine

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Runner Amelia Gapin has appeared on the cover of Women's Running magazine - in what is a world first for the transgender community. Gapin, 33, is a co...

This Is How Much Daily Exercise You Need To Do To Cut Your Risk Of Death

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just 15 minutes of daily exercise is enough to lower your risk of death by 22%, a new study has found. Scientists in France monitored the impact of ph...

Protein Bars, Whey and Acne

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

Female adult acne is common and consultations for this have been increasing over the past decade. I am certainly seeing more adult women with acne now in my clinics than ever before. We all know that acne makes you feel bad and the emotional and psychological effects such as low self-esteem are well-recognised.

Gymnast Performs Jaw-Dropping Move To Get Out Of Pool

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This gymnast has given us serious pool-exiting goals. While most of us struggle to leave a swimming pool gracefully via a ladder, the talented woman h...

How TRX Training Changed My Body In Just Four Weeks

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Six months into taking up running, I was sat in my hospital’s physiotherapy department explaining, through frustration, how my knees felt so weak an...

Using 'Willpower' to Lose Weight Will Doom You to Failure

Victoria Wills | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

By trying to use 'willpower' to stop you overeating, you're embarking on a vain attempt to overrule three millions years of evolution. It's a pointless exercise unless you REALLY know what you're doing.

22-Stone Man Achieves Dream Of Appearing On Cover Of Fitness Magazine

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Six years ago, Daniel Wheeler weighed 22 stone and was unhappy with his life. He was a regular comfort eater, had just come out of a long-term relati...

Major Trial To Investigate Whether Weight Loss Stops Cancer Returning

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A new cancer trial will look into how lifestyle choices such as diet and fitness can help prevent the disease from returning. The trial will explore h...

Why Joining A Running Club Is Good For Your Social Life

By Mary Common | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Running by yourself can be lonely and boring, even with the most carefully curated playlist. It can also feel a bit scary, running solo at dusk or in ...

Bodyform's Kick-Ass Campaign Empowers Women To Enjoy Sport On Their Period

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you're on your period it can be tempting to cancel all plans and lie low with a hot water bottle for a couple of days. But the team at Bodyform a...

Meet The Women Revolutionising Fitness In The UK

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Being inspired to keep fit is one of the driving forces helping us chuck on our gym kit and sweat until we're about to pass out on a weekly basis. Amo...

Iskra Lawrence Reveals The Secret To A Strong And Healthy Body

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Model and Instagram star Iskra Lawrence has revealed how she keeps her body toned and healthy. And the answer, it would seem, lies in squats. (And eat...

Plank Like A Pro

Scott Ashley | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Ashley

Planks are a great recovery exercise. It helps you building strength in your core, upper and lower body. It works almost every main muscle, making it good full body work out. There are many variations of the plank, focusing on working different parts of body, from hamstrings to forearms - depending on which one you try.

When You Just Can't Stomach IBS

Rico Griffiths-Taitte | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rico Griffiths-Taitte

It's hard to refute that the epitome of a fit man is someone who has a chiseled mid range you could grate cheese on. Then there are men like me. We are bombarded with the latest craze in Men's magazines and on the Internet, about men having six pack abs. This for me is a stomach churning thought especially as I suffer with IBS.

How To Find Time To Exercise When You're A Parent

By Mary Common | Dave Leonard | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

When you're a parent, exercise can slide down your list of priorities. But taking a little time to exercise - whether it's going back to a sport you l...

Busting Fitness Myths

Zanna Van Dijk | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Zanna Van Dijk

As a follow on from my unexpectedly popular nutrition myths blog post, here are the top fitness myths which I think need to be busted...