Exercise

Third Of Office Workers 'Too Busy' For Health And Wellbeing

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're too busy at work to take a loo break, let alone exercise, then you're not alone. In fact, we're a nation of desk potatoes according to a...

Five Foundations I Had to Learn to Permanently Lose 120 Pounds

Cat Elliott | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

From trial and error and experience in coaching other women in my business, five things that I learnt over the years to put in place as my foundations for successful permanent weight loss (and maintenance) are as follows.

The Real Reason Your Diet Didn't Work

Abigail Wilson | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Abigail Wilson

Diet mustn't be something you should look at as something you're "on" or "off", but a way of life. We must learn to eat all over again, in a way that won't negatively affect our health and our waistlines! It is our behaviour towards eating that needs to change.

Confessions of a Yoga Snob

Emma Macdonald | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Macdonald

To yoga or Pilates: that is the question. Or it was with me at least. You see I'd always thought of it as a preference. You either do one or the other - right? Never both. They're just too different.

Releasing the Athlete Within

Lisa Regan | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

I train Crossfit and I know the thoughts of this training discipline or lifestyle scares the life out of some when they YouTube what it actually is, but honestly once you get into the groove of it and its training style- all that happens is you release the athlete within yourself.

Can You Think Yourself Thin?

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Instead of thinking about losing weight, think about how you will lose weight and keep it off. Most people focus on the losing weight part, and think that once they lose weight, everything will be rosy after that.

How to Gain Muscle Fast With German Volume Training

Scott Laidler | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Laidler

There is much debate regarding the best way to gain muscle fast. Many of my online personal training clients come to me seeking a quick increase in quality muscle mass. Whilst there are dozens of protocols and training regimes out there that could achieve this goal, there are undeniably some protocols that stand out as being most effective.

Holiday Fitness

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

It's that wonderful holiday time of year again, you've waited ages for your much-deserved rest so the last thing you want is to start to feel guilty about taking a break from your exercise programme and the effect this will have on your figure and fitness level.

How to Burn Fat Without Dieting - Five Unconventional Tips to Rip Up Fast!

Scott Laidler | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Laidler

Fat loss is definitely the most coveted goal in the fitness industry. Every day millions of people all over the world will start a new training program or diet plan in the hope of leaning up and reducing their waist size a few inches.

Beginner's Guide to Gym Cycle Classes

Yvette Lamb | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Yvette Lamb

So bravely (stupidly), I decided I would give the allegedly addictive craze that is gym cycling a go. And if you're set to take the plunge too, my beginner's guide below might be just the thing to clue you in. Or put you off completely.

Eight Ways to Keep Fit and Be in Control of Your Professional Life

Maite Baron | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

We all know that it's important to keep fit and healthy. Yet when you're under continual pressure trying to meet deadlines and juggling priorities, it's easy to trust in your ability to just keep going and ignore what your body and mind might be telling you differently.

This Woman Is 35 Weeks Pregnant With Twins... And Doing Gymnastics

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Parents

Gymnastics can be hard for the best of us with all the balancing, headstands and upper body strength needed to pull it off. But this mother-to-be m...

How Fitness Turned This Woman's Life Around After Surviving Two Horrific Accidents

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman, who survived two freak accidents within the space of a month, has revealed how fitness helped turn her life around. On 30 December 2009, K...

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy

Kristina Johansen | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

As your dog gets used to exercise, extend the daily walk or run to twenty to thirty minutes. Alternatively, take your dog for a swim - taking a dip in a pool or lake is a great and alternative way for your dog to exercise.

The Benefits of Different Groups of Postures

Katie Leach | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

In many forms of yoga you move through a set sequence of postures, starting with a warm up, followed by sun salutations, standing postures and then onto the floor. If you're wondering why you do certain groups of postures and what their benefits are, here is some background.

This Is What The Extra Shoelace Hole On Your Trainers Is For

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Every pair of trainers we've ever owned has had extra shoelace holes and until now, their purpose has been a mystery. But a new video has enlighten...

Kimberly Wyatt On The Challenges Of Being A New Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

At the tender age of 10, Kimberly Wyatt knew she wanted to be a dancer. "I won my first dance competition, and the buzz of that - alongside hearin...

Seven Ways to Hypnotise Yourself Slim

Steve Miller | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

If you are wanting to program your mind so that you eat less, eat better, and move more then here are seven creative strategies to help hypnotise yourself to do just that.

Why All Women Should Weight Train in Pregnancy

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents
Rebecca Fredericks

Having a strong body to carry the additional weight of the baby, prepare a woman for the marathon that is labour and the demands of lifting and carrying a growing child are all best addressed by performing this type of exercise.

The Gym Is Hell. Here's Why.

Harvey Wilks | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

The muffled, grief-stricken howls of ten thousand souls denied redemption get louder, more piercing... until you realise it's actually a Cascada remix from the early Noughties. And everywhere you look, accursed subjects drip with sweat and endure their unending enslavement.

Six Reasons to Exercise That Aren't About Losing Weight

Elena Manighetti | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Manighetti

Every time I try a new sport out or push myself to climb a harder grade or a scary looking route, I am pushing my limits and stepping out of my comfort zone. I can't tell you how good it feels, even when I fail.

'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind' Six Lifestyle Choices That Could Help Prevent Mental Illness

Tayana Simons | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

Exercising and eating well cut our risk of developing chronic illness such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. So going back to the old saying, 'healthy body, healthy mind', doesn't it stand to reason that these same lifestyle choices can also help you to stay mentally healthy?

How to Get Those Lifetime Abs...

Lisa Regan | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Ultimate bodies, with rippling abs, a tight pert ass, a thigh gap, hips of a 12 year old boy and breasts that stand up on their own are the societal fantasy of what women should look like, but the stark reality is that we do not in fact look like this. Shocking I know.

How To Prepare For A Major Sports Event

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're about to embark on something of a fitness journey in preparation for a major sporting event this summer then you're not alone. Whether it...

Before And After: 3 Guys Trial The Men's Health 10-Week Transformation

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Three men have have transformed their beer bellies into six-packs after embarking on the ten-week Men’s Health fitness transformation. Jamie Sage...