This Gym-Cum-Human-Arcade-Game Makes Us Want To Work Out

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Exercise is great for health, but it can still be a bit of a chore - which is where New York-based fitness studio Asphalt Green comes in. The gym is b...

Five Steps to Ensure You Shred Faster

James Haskell | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

So if you're still carrying excess blubber and haven't started doing anything about it, you're already two steps behind where you need to be. But before you give up on revealing your best ever physique in time for holiday season, know that it's not too late

Online Personal Training... Does It Work?

David Kingsbury | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

The internet has provided a number of ways in which people can improve their life and this is very true for health and fitness. These are just some of the benefits that will come from using online coaching to improve your standard of fitness.

Something for Everyone

James Haskell | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

In last week's column we looked at a power endurance workout, which although not hugely complex was certainly for those who have a reasonable understanding about training and lifting. So for the slightly more advanced shall we say.

10 Things Slowing Down Your Fitness Progress

David Kingsbury | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

The road to fitness can be a long and arduous one. It's rarely without pitfalls, problems and self-doubt, even for the most focussed mind. With any training regime that can soon become all encompassing, there are things that will slow down your progress, especially if you're not aware of them. Here are the top 10 things that may be slowing down your progress.

Power Endurance Workout

James Haskell | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

It's the same kind of full body workout you get, from ball carrying, tackling, getting to your feet and competing for the ball. So it's great rugby specific work - great research for my new rugby book due out next week!

Here's A Foolproof Way To Stop Blisters Every Time

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Tech

If your feet are prone to blisters, science has now found a cheap but effective answer. The key lies with applying surgical paper tape to areas prone ...

6 Exercises For Better Doggy-Style Sex

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The key to a better sex life could lie in a few simple exercises. The above video from Cosmopolitan shows six moves which can help improve doggy-style...

18 Signs You Know You've Spent Too Much Time Training for a Marathon

Jackie Scully | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jackie Scully

At some point over the last four months, I did something the Jackie of two years ago would never have thought possible. I fell in love with a little thing called running (oh, and compression tights and moulded insoles and basically any form of tight-fitting clothing).

New Food Labels Show The Exercise Needed To Burn Off Your Favourite Snacks

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Food should be labelled with the equivalent exercise needed to burn off its calories in order to help people maintain a healthy weight, experts have a...

Five Workout Finishers to Blitz Body Fat

James Haskell | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Regular readers of my weekly columns will know by now there is no such thing as a free lunch or pass when it comes to training. Success requires sustained commitment and real effort to get the body results you want.

One In Five Adults Can't Run Further Than 100 Metres

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One fifth of adults feel the furthest they can run is 100 metres, new figures show. Additionally almost half of adults - 48% of women and 42% of men -...

Watch 78-Year-Old Grandma Shirley Deadlift 225 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Shirley Webb is a 78-year-old grandmother with a penchant for lifting pretty hefty weights at the gym. Webb can deadlift 225lbs (that's more than 16 ...

Mars vs Venus Workouts: Why Are Women Avoiding Weights?

Shakira Akabusi | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Shakira Akabusi

As a fitness expert and as a woman I feel I need to set the record straight. When it comes to women and weight training, there seems to be a host of myths spreading confusion and trepidation amongst female gym-goers! I am constantly having clients say to me 'I don't want to lift too many weight because I don't want to bulk up'.

The Best Three Supplements for Added Muscle Mass

David Kingsbury | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

To successfully build muscle in the specific areas that you want requires pre-planning. You need to create an environment within the body of a training stimulus and then ensure that your diet contains the correct nutrition, vitamins and supplements to make it a reality.

Don't Panic: Why Fear Is the Only Thing Standing Between You and Your First Marathon

Jackie Scully | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Sport
Jackie Scully

Over the last few weeks, with the London Marathon now within arm's reach, I have really felt the fear. And by fear, I mean fear of everything from fuelling to falling ill (pretty much on repeat). The highlights, you ask?

Why Walking Makes You 50% More Creative

Chris Smith | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Smith

Researchers found that participants produced roughly 50% more total ideas when walking as opposed to sitting. And not only that, they also found that when walking, people became more talkative and within that chatter were higher-quality creative ideas.

Exercise Your Way to Better Brain Power

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

All groups who exercised saw some benefit in visual-spatial processing (the ability to perceive where objects are in space and how far apart they are from each other), as well as an increase in overall attention levels and ability to focus.

Proof That Exercise Doesn't Make You Eat More

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years we've wondered whether exercise could actually increase hunger levels and make a person eat more food. But new research suggests that wo...

Easy 10-Minute Workout For Time-Starved Workers

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After eight hours (or more) of sitting at your desk, it can be pretty difficult to motivate yourself to go to the gym. Especially when it's dark outsi...

How Over-40s Could Double Their Chances Of Living Past 70

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Middle-aged people who adopt healthier lifestyles could double their chances of living past 70, health officials have said. Everyday habits and beh...

Ten Things I Love About Losing Weight

Lizzie Griffiths | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Griffiths

I've been a gym bunny for well over a year now and I am amazed at how much my body has transformed through exercise. Along with eating healthily the majority of the time (apart from booze-fuelled holidays in Portugal and when I'm feeling sorry for myself during the time of the month), my mind and body are healthier thanks to my fun exercise regime...

This Baking Tray Workout Is Wowing The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget expensive gym memberships, one personal trainer has demonstrated how you can up your fitness at home - using a baking tray. Julius Kieser po...

In Defence of Being a Bit Rubbish at Fitness

Danielle Richardson | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Richardson

The great thing about starting out rubbish, is how grateful you'll be for any improvement - and you will get better at whatever activity you choose if you just have the balls to stick at it. Sure, that old dude overtook me when I was running, but a couple of years ago I couldn't even stick at a jog for more than 10 minutes.

Personal Trainer Gains Five Stone To Lose It All Again With Client - But Is It Safe?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A personal trainer has made headlines after gaining five stone (70lbs) in less than four months so that he could lose weight alongside his client. ...